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Vakona Forest Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived after a several hour drive from Tana and we're pleasantly surprised. Our bungalow is spacious, nice firm bed and a good shower. The service at the restaurant is good but slow. Nice hike in a forest about 30 minutes from the lodge.

1  Thank dolly572016
Reviewed 10 March 2018

On arrival it looks splendid. However I found the room to be musty which was disappointing. The other disappointment was the breakfast that was very basic with little selection and prior to departure a stingy breakfast is the last thing you remember about an establishment....More

2  Thank BongoBickford
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Comfortable cabin rooms with quaint restaurant and lovely park with access to three of the limur types. Enjoyed. Food at the restaurant was somewhat mediocre however. BreakfaSt left you wanting. Great for An overnight destination when you don't have the time to travel further.

2  Thank J C
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We arrived Friday afternoon and were both hungry after not having lunch. The kitchen was open for snacks, so after checking in we had a feed and a few cool beverages. The food that night was excellent and a hot shower and comfy bed was...More

1  Thank bergerski
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We enjoyed our stay at Vakona. The setting is marvelous and you can't beat the lemur experience. So amazing to be awakened by singing Indri! Our room was well-appointed with a nice shower and terrific mosquito netting. The matress was rock hard, which was an...More

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marymisty2
10 February 2018|
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Response from SaveTigerNorthants | Reviewed this property |
US dollars were recommended to us last year. We exchanged half of these into local currency at the bank in the airport. We used a credit card where they were accepted. We used US dollars in large establishments. We... More
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Louis B
1 November 2017|
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Response from Alison F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am so late in replying. Yes the hotel sort everything for you. The night walk in the forest is great....take a good torch! but saw lots of nightlife mouse lemurs and nocturnal chameleons.
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Nerellie
8 October 2017|
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Rouvahl rent car is located near Vakona hotel, we can contact them for you directly if you wish. please send your enquiry to rouvahl arobase yahoo point fr
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"No WiFi in the rooms. Restaurant food is not first class."
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"25 has a good view."
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"We did not stay, sorry; just using the restaurant and touring the extensive grounds"
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"Loved the duplex! Even had a spiral staircase, so fun."
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