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Amsterdam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simple and clean. Perfectly adequate rooms. Lovely setting and amusing woodcarvings. The food is also simple but good and local musicians play during dinner which adds to the atmosphere. Not for people that seek luxury but for those who appreciate character.

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oxford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice spot for lunch outside on the terrace. lunch was good and service was great. Also good for an espresso. The conveniences were clean. All in all a good place for lunch and nice entertainment. There is also a nice view of the town from the verandah. As Ambositra is home to wood carving, the chalets have a nice detail...

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London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour company had organised this hotel for a one night stay to break up our drive back to Antananarivo. We were pleasantly surprised by the neat hotel compound. We were quickly directed to our room which was just above the restaurant. The room was beautifully decorated with wooden floor, ceiling, headboard, chairs etc, and was very clean and tidy....

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victoria
Reviewed October 22, 2016

I stayed here one night as part of a larger tour. The hotel has both bungalows and a lodge. The rooms were comfortable and there was hot water. The view of the valley is very pretty as is the patio sitting area. The restaurant was good with slow paced but good service. The hotel was close to the various artisans...

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Stopped off here for a spot of lunch as we drove north on our Kouni tour. The hotel /restaurant has a definite Malagasy feel about it and is quite attractive in its own way. When we arrived the verandah was quite busy with tour groups being entertained by a local folk grop who san and danced during luchh. I must...

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Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for two nights during a round trip on Madagascar. It is situated close to the centre of Ambositra and it is quite charming. The design features the rich wooden carvings of the Zafimaniry, the local people. Their arty tradition of carving wood has been listed with the UNESCO world heritage. The rooms are situated in...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

The hotel was fitting its name, the rooms were cutely decorated with local crafts and woodwork. We were unfortunately given what appeared the worst room (#1) which didn't have a great outlook and was above the restaurant. When I asked to change (as they were only about 40% full) the reception staff were unhelpful. The male staff were really pleasant...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed May 31, 2016

The setting is charming; and the owner's other business - - the woodcarving workshop that is offered as a tour - are on display throughout. Rooms are basic, as earlier reviewer CKF mention - with free wifi - but it's probably not a place that you would want to stay more than a single night. The restaurant was equally charming;...

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Yangon
Reviewed April 11, 2016

A few smiles from staff wouldn't go amiss. There is rarely anyone at reception. When we checked in, had to wander around the property trying to find someone. Two later visits to reception to ask for info were pointless as again, nobody was there. The wifi was temperamental, not working at all in the evening but fine in he the...

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Reviewed January 16, 2016

My husband and I stayed here for one night during a tour of Madagascar. At first glance, it looks like a charming property, and it is certainly clean and well run. However, we found the front desk to be only mildly interested in our arrival. We were ready to shake this off, but had a similar reception from the waitress...

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  • Free Internet
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Address: Chez Victor Manarintsoa Ambositra, Ambositra 306, Madagascar
Location: Madagascar > Fianarantsoa Province > Ambositra
Number of rooms: 19
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“First choice is a bungalow but a room in the lodge is good as well.”
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