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Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) Madagascar
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#11 of 16 hotels in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
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Looking for a place to stay in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)? Then look no further than Kartiffa Hotel, a budget friendly hotel that brings the best of Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to your doorstep.

Rooms at Kartiffa Hotel offer air conditioning providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

A 24 hour front desk, a concierge, and currency exchange are some of the conveniences offered at this hotel. A pool and an on-site restaurant will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Kartiffa Hotel, free parking is available.

While in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) be sure to experience local tapas favorites at La Bodega.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Kartiffa Hotel as you experience everything Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) has to offer.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Outdoor pool
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Currency exchange
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Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
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Non-smoking rooms
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pickling wrote a review Oct 2017
new york731 contributions112 helpful votes
High flyers, don't come here. For the rest of us, there were some nice things here, but I wouldn't want to stay for more than a night or two at most. Room: simple and clean, but that doesn't include the bathroom. When there was water (hot water being a different issue altogether), I felt okay about washing my hands there, but not about getting in that shower setup. Maybe I'm a wuss (or not filthy enough), Reception, etc.: Desk folks were nice 90%. Got put in a dark, cold, room one of the nights we were there. They were not interested in shifting us to something less dark, etc... Wifi: sometimes, when there was electricity. AC: see above Neighborhood: I found from a local, after a couple of days, that tourists get fleeced on the streets with some frequency. Night walking from eating dinner did make me nervous. Good idea: don't walk around the outside of the hotel under windows, since the panes might just fall out if someone decides to open it up. I don't know if there are options that are in the general price range that are truly different and better.
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Date of stay: August 2017
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Trip type: Traveled with friends
Room Tip: Upper floor overlooking the pool and ocean has the nicest light.
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grindstein wrote a review Jun 2017
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Well located hotel with nice view and simple and clean rooms. The food was ok and the stuff friendly and welcoming. But be aware that you are might be sourrounded by obvious sextourism what unfortunately seems to be quite normal in Diego Suarez.
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Date of stay: June 2017Trip type: Traveled with friends
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s_voltage wrote a review Apr 2017
london105 contributions26 helpful votes
The reception and security staff were very friendly. All rooms are family rooms with 1 double bed and 1 single bed. They are comfortable with fans/AC and mosquito nets. We liked the pool and sea view room. It was also larger and 20,000Ar more per night. It's well located and a short tuk tuk ride can go one way to the local restaurants for c.500-1000Ar per person depending on distance and time. The food was ok and served typical Malagasy dishes. However my friend found a beetle in her soup. On our last night we had to downsize to a smaller family room facing the main road. But later that evening we saw that our old room (and the rooms next door) were occupied by 6 old men with ladies of the night bouncing between rooms. Unfortunately this is quite common to see in the north of Madagascar. I imagine it's typical of most hotels in the area.
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Date of stay: April 2017Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Lee P wrote a review Feb 2017
Utah26 contributions1 helpful vote
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We arrived at the Kartiffa hotel as a couple looking for a get away and we found a simple and descent hotel with helpful and lively staff. The reception did the best to accommodate us as we came late at night. Rooms are simple but clean which is very important for us and obviously our host too. There a patio with a view into the bay and the greenery has added a touch of wildlife to this place. The pool is small in size but filled with sea water which I found extra ordinary. The WiFi works in the rooms at the best Malagasy internet can be offered. Food wise, we had a quick breakfast which was also descent. The guard was kind enough to get me some cigarettes somewhere out of the hotel, during my sleepless nights. We left our scooter in the hotel parking many times without any incident. All and all good experience here. With a bit of maintenance this would be a really great place. Thumbs up to the Kartiffa. We are already back after our Nosy be trip.
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Date of stay: February 2017Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Danhudson87 wrote a review Dec 2015
Volterra, Italy6 contributions2 helpful votes
I arrived at Kartiffa hot and sweaty from the drive to the airport, delighted to be by the sea with a beautiful view of the peninsula. This was not to last, however - my room was on the top floor which meant, due to a combination of a powercut and an electric water pump, no light, fan, or running water. Fine when the ambient temperature is below 35C, a nightmare otherwise. The pool must have been shot from quite a creative angle in the trip advisor advert as in reality it is barely large enough to drown a zebu, should you be in the mood do so. The food was fine, the coffee genuinely the worst I've tasted in my two years in madagascar. Thumbs down!
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Date of stay: December 2015Trip type: Traveled on business
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PRICE RANGE
$24 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MadagascarAntsiranana ProvinceAntsiranana (Diego Suarez)
NUMBER OF ROOMS
28
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kartiffa Hotel
What are some of the property amenities at Kartiffa Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Kartiffa Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Kartiffa Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kartiffa Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Le Melville, Su e Giu, and La Cambusa.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kartiffa Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Kartiffa Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Kartiffa Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.