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Karachi, Pakistan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

This is definitely a budget hotel but the rooms are clean and there is a fantastic view on the roof. The owner/manager is a very friendly fellow though I suppose he can come over as a bit grumpy, however he is actually very helpful and got up early to cook me breakfast and drop me to the hotel. Mahebourg looks... More 

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Kingscliff, New South Wales, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

The appartments are only 20 minutes from the airport. They have a great open deck with sweeping 360 degree views of Mahebourg where you can comfortably have your breakfast and all meals. Hussen is a unbelievable taxi driver and a most helpful person who displays true passion for his birth place, Mauritius. His botanical knowledge is outstanding and I learnt... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016

This is a great little guest house for anyone wanting to sample a more homely atmosphere. Tyvabro presents basic rooms with all the necessary amenities, AC, en suite etc If you don't like basic rooms, this is not the place for you, but if you like simplicity and exceptionally helpful and friendly staff then Tyvabro is excellent. It is situated... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2016

Overall, it was excellent. Host was extremely helpful and friendly - Could not expect any better from the owner. Helpful, and willing to get up early and make us an earlier than scheduled breakfast when we had a flight to catch! Most places would send you on your way with an empty stomach. Thanks for this bonus! Views from top... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2015

The guesthouse is on a worn backstreet, with a noisy workshop next door. The guestrooms are ok, but the rest of the house is stuffed with things and not in good order. The owners live on the bottom floor and there it is rather messy. The place does not give a good impression and does not feel cosy. Our AC... More 

Austin, Texas
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

We wanted bids on a transfer from Mahebourg to Grand Baie and had read good reviews on TripAdvisor about the owners of Tyvabro also having a taxi service. We dropped by Tyvavro guesthouse and met John, who gave us the what turned out to be the winning bid. While we were there he took us on a tour of his... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2015

The place may seemed a big chaotic in the beginning but then gradually I have started discovering how perfect it was. This is small family run guesthouse, rooms are decent with all amenities you can imagine (AC, fan, DVD player etc.) There is common area with books, DVDs and small kitchen. The atmosphere is perfect for relaxed travel and the... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2015

I stayed at Tyvabro 3 nights recently and had a wonderful time. It's run by a very welcoming local family, some of whom are taxi drivers or work with local tourist agencies - so they can be really helpful in arranging things to do on the island. They served a great big breakfast every morning on their beautiful terrace on... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2015

Originally wanted to stay at Holiday Inn, but the price of $150 per night didn't sit right with me. Saw this guest house - at $50/night it's a great alternative, basic, clean, feels like spending overnight with friends in Mauritius (local family owns the property). At first not easy to find - no street signs, had to ask passersby. Great... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2015

Very calm and nice place to stay in Mahebourg. Near to the bus stops and supermarket. We liked to have breakfast at the top of the house with beautiful view. We booked a taxi driver who was the son of the proprietor. He brought us to the must see places of Mauritius and was very helpful. It was very good... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tyvabro is a very nice and peaceful place for your holidays situated in Mahebourg - the colonial city of Mauritius. It’s just 15 minutes from the airport and 10 minutes from Bluebay beach, which is one of the most beautiful beach in the south for its unique marine park. We offer you facilities like air-conditioned rooms, ceiling fan, television, electronic safe, fridge, private shower and toilet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tyvabro

Address: Marianne Street, Mahebourg, Mauritius 230
Location: Mauritius > Grand Port District > Mahebourg
Price Range: $30 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tyvabro 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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