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Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa

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Derby
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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Island of Sainte Marie is beautiful. The beach is so quiet and relaxing - just what we needed after 10 days of travelling around Madagascar! We stayed in a charme villa - the cheapest- which was lovely and comfortable with a very comfy hammock on the verandah. We didn't feel we needed to pay any more for a better... More 

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Haryprincessebora, Responsable relations clients at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear traveller, Thank you for your nice comment. We are delighted to have been able to finish in beauty your trip in Madagascar. You definitly enjoy the time with us, relaxing and chilling were the program in Sainte-Marie. Nice greeting from Princesse Bora, and see you next time :) More 

Windsor, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food but very limited choice. 2 options of starter and main if you don't like that the only option is pizza. Portions are small. (I lost 3Lbs on holiday and I was drinking loads of alcohol!!) Wine cellar and rum cellar AMAZING though a bit pricey - well worth it though. Whale watching is amazing and the dive school... More 

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Haryprincessebora, Responsable relations clients at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you for your complete description of your stay. Despite some small inconvenience, we felt that you had a memorable stay and it is the most important. We hope to see you again, next time. Greetings from Sainte-Marie Island. More 

Dereham
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43 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a week after Lemur spotting in Madagascar. We found the service and staff excellent interested in delivering excellent service. The food on offer was very good and was enjoyed by both of us. The spa was also good and value for money. Whale watching from the hotel is a speciality from the hotel and well worth... More 

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Haryprincessebora, Responsable relations clients at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your nice review. We are happy to see that your stay was unforgettable and you enjoyed everything. We hope to see you again next time. More 

Gretna Green, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Very quiet hotel with very friendly staff. Just the ticket for rest and relaxation. Breakfast and lunch was really nice, however the evening meal was not to my taste although was enjoyed by most other guests. The Whale watching is fantastic with enthusiastic guides and obvious care for the well being of the whales. Staff were really helpful with my... More 

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Haryprincessebora, Responsable relations clients at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear traveller, we feel that you really appreciate your stay with us. We would like to thanks you for choosing us and for trusting us. Whale watching is a great experience and unforgettable moments. The local zoo, Endemika Park, is a small zoo where you can discover Sainte-Marie through animals : frog, lemurs, chameleon,... We will be happy to welcome... More 

oxford
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52 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

swiss owned they are proud to have no wifi in rooms and restaurant... no kettle in rooms. whale trips well organised and lovely French students running them. very choppy lots of vomiting on board! take the sea sick pills they hand out at breakfast they worked well for us. we had a lot of rain in July which I think... More 

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Haryprincessebora, Responsable relations clients at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your feed back about your last stay in the hotel. We are happy if you enjoyed whale watching, corals and food. Princesse Bora is a relaxing place, away from the daily routine, so no wifi in rooms and restaurant, and most of guest really appreciate it. See you next time in Sainte Marie... More 

Oudenaarde, Belgium
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96 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

This was a perfect place to end our holidays. Beautiful location at the beach with a good restaurant and spa. The hotel also has a diving center and you can go whale watching with a good organization, which is amazing! If you don't stay in this hotel you can also book a whale watching tour here, what you should do,... More 

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Haryprincessebora, Responsable relations clients at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your nice comment. We felt that you really enjoy your stay with us. Whale watching is amazing, and we were happy to give you wonderful memories. See you next time in Sainte Marie. More 

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Pretty much perfect. The food was great and the staff were fantastic. They upgraded me upon arrival to a wonderful room and when my wife arrived made our 32nd anniversary very memorable. Make sure to avail yourself of the complimentary plantation tour. So interesting.

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Claireaucoco, Responsable commercial at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your nice comment. We are glad that you enjoy your anniversary. We hope you will keep a beautiful memory of this moment. Best regards from all the Princesse Bora team. More 

prato
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

the location is great, the Resort is soo cool, my room was the best i could hope for, the restaurant was nice and waiters and waitress very kind and helpful, food at dinner was superb, breakfast the best i have ever had in Madagascar with a great selection and the best wood hoven cooked omelette. the view from the restaurant... More 

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Claireaucoco, Director of Sales at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear traveler, yes there is a lot to see in Sainte Marie island, you haven't visit half of the place ! Like Ile aux Nattes, the mangrove, pirates cemetery, our fruit plantation and so much more. Don't forget about the humpback whales that arrive in june until end of september. Thank you for your very kind comment and we hope... More 

Montauk, New York
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19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Bora has a beautiful restaurant with great service and an unbeatable view. Nice though simple rooms in a convenient and secure property location. Great activities on offer with good value - and a superb guide to bring you around the island. Rooms have beautiful wooden floors, and the bathrooms are well designed and maintained. Hotel's extra-long swimming pool is set... More 

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Claireaucoco, Responsable commercial at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear traveler, we are so proud to read your perfect comment. It seems you enjoy every bit of your stay at Princesse Bora Lodge ! We have just entirely renovate the restaurant and swimming pool to make sure you'll always have the best level of service. More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 8 nights as part of our honeymoon. We upgraded to an executive villa and wow we were seriously impressed. The rooms are fantastic with an array of different facilities. The snorkelling is great and the canoes are free of charge to use. There are endless activities to do here and it truly is... More 

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Claireaucoco, Responsable commercial at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, as you said there's a lot to do on Sainte Marie island and it seems that 8 days was too short for you. We offer upgrade to our guests whenever it is possible to do so. We hope to welcome you again very soon at Princesse Bora Lodge. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lodge of charm, allying luxury and wild nature in a typically tropical environment, Princesse Bora Lodge and Spa is a warm and human sized hotel. It takes place on Sainte Marie Island, East of Madagascar, a heaven of peace, far from mass tourism. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa

Address: 13 Bp, Nosy Boraha 515, Madagascar
Location: Madagascar > Toamasina Province > Nosy Boraha
Price Range: $176 - $293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Princesse Bora Lodge And Spa
Princesse Bora Hotel Ile Sainte-Marie (Nosy Boraha)
Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa Madagascar/Nosy Boraha
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Nosy Boraha
#1 Spa Hotel in Nosy Boraha
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