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#11 of 32 Hotels in Nosy Be
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This resort hotel is one of the best in Nosy Be. It's located about 25 minutes from the pier and 15 from town. It's situated on a nice beach on a shallow bay that's good for swimming. It has two pools and tons of nice lounge chairs under palm trees. There are chameleons and even an occasional lemur in the...

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Vanila-Hotel-Spa, Responsable relations clients at Vanila Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dearest Cindy, Thank you for your compliments and taking time to write a review about your stay. We are happy to read you had a nice experience and a beautiful souvenir of Vanila Hotel & Spa. Your warm compliments reflect the effort of everyone! We will be more than happy to receive you again at Vanila Hotel & Spa Kind...

Pretoria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is not easy to write a review about the Vanilla Hotel because there are certain parts of our experience that I would give 5-5; (the beauty of the surroundings, the friendliness of the staff, the respectful way every guest is treated; the fine way the dinners are prepared etc) But then there are other parts of the experience that...

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Vanila-Hotel-Spa, Responsable relations clients at Vanila Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kobus Thank you so much for your compliments and taking time to write a detailed review about your stay and yes, we were quite dismayed reading your score 2-5 regarding the communication not being fluent in English; you have been told right from the beginning at your welcoming either by Ibrahim or Naslatte that if you had any problems...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My Wife and I were both astonished and dismayed to read the TripAdvisor Review published in December 2016. We stayed 7 nights and we can report the following: All staff members were exceptionally friendly. This includes not just the ‘normal’ customer interacting staff such as receptionists and waiters but also gardeners, cleaning staff, maintenance, etc. We were always greeted with...

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Vanila-Hotel-Spa, Responsable relations clients at Vanila Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for your compliments and taking time to write a detailed review about your stay and yes, we were quite dismayed by the previous review you’re mentioning. We are glad to read you had a so perfect experience and a beautiful souvenir of Vanila Hotel & Spa. Your warm compliments reflect the effort of everyone....

Reviewed 5 January 2017

Stayed with 7 people at the hotel for 8 nights. As this is a negative review I will give you the top 3 reasons not to visit. 1) Staff are appalling - there is almost no service or care taken by staff - drinks take over 15 minutes and are often forgotten. Asking for ice is met with rolling eyes....

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Vanila-Hotel-Spa, Gérant at Vanila Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Harrison, Your travel agency with whom you booked informed us of your dissatisfaction and we replied to it according to your comments. We now took note of your remarks and feedback on Tripadvisor. We are very sorry for the feedback that you wrote which we find without objectivity. According to your feedback at the travel agency , your...

Sierra Leone
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Read the reviews and some were spot on but this hotel is quite overrated. My first room was very nice except no wifi. They moved me to a room with wifi but was a bit nasty and the wifi connection was poor. The next day I switched back to the nice room sans wifi. Food was ok. Selection of food...

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Bonjour Monsieur, Nous vous remercions sincèrement pour les avis élogieux que vous écrivez sur la plupart des services de l’hôtel...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

My room was a big suite with great sea views and jacuzzi. The bed is very comfortable. The room has lots of electrical sockets which is very welcome. The internet is weak and does not reach the rooms.

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Vanila-Hotel-Spa, Responsable relations clients at Vanila Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Host Basel, We are glad to read you had a so perfect experience and a beautiful souvenir of Vanila Hotel & Spa. Thank you for taking time to write a detailed review about your stay. A big thank you also for choosing the Vanila Hotel & Spa for your stay We will be more than happy to receive you...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Located on the West Coast of Nosy Be about 23 km form the airport and about 20 mins from Noisy Be town. It sits in a tropical garden overlooking the Indian Ocean and the buildings are Malagassy style. The rooms are decorated in warm colours and are furnished with fine wood from Madagascar. We had room 50 , on the...

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Dear Fred, Honisoiquimalypense Thank you for having chosen the Vanila Hotel & Spa for your stay, and taking the time...

Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

It's September the weather is perfect for an Englishman like me to relax, and The Vanila Hotel & Spa is the perfect place to do just that. I have a Large well appointed room with beautiful terrace over looking the gardens and bay. It's easy when taking afternoon tea to feel like I'm on the terrace of an old cotton...

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Vanila-Hotel-Spa, Responsable relations clients at Vanila Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Peter, You've got the soul of a romantic my dear guest Peter! We are touched by your compliments. A big thank you from the Vanila staff’s team. We are glad to read you had a so perfect experience and a beautiful souvenir of Vanila Hotel & Spa. Thank you for taking time to write a detailed review about your...

Barcelona, España
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Great hotel with spacious rooms and right on the beach. It is far from the city (Hell-Ville) but you don't really need to go there at all. They have an office of the excursion operator (Nosy Be Original) in the hotel, which is very convenient. It should be noted that during the lowest occupation months some facilities are occasionally closed,...

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Dear Laureta, Gracias por sus saludos y tomarse el tiempo para escribir una reseña detallada sobre su estancia. Estamos encantados...

Nosy Be, Madagascar
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Vanila is a great hotel , rooms are very clean and well thought out . The hotel is Big and for kids there are swimming pools and a kiddies play ground . Beach is not the best but they do trips to Nosy Sakatia almost every day on demand . Food was good but service was slow . The garden...

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Vanila-Hotel-Spa, Responsable relations clients at Vanila Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are touched by your compliments. A big thank you from the Vanila staff’s team. We are glad to read you had a nice experience and a beautiful souvenir of Vanila Hotel & Spa. Thank you for taking time to write a detailed review about your stay. A big thank you also for choosing the Vanila Hotel &...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Vanila Hotel & Spa

Address: Route de L'Ouste, Nosy Be 207, Madagascar
Region: Madagascar > Antsiranana Province > Nosy Be
Price Range: $142 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Vanila Hotel & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 56
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Vanila Hotel And Spa
Vanila Hotel Nosy Be
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#5 Spa Hotel in Nosy Be
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Nosy Be
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Best rooms no wifi; no sea view wifi”
 of 5 bubbles KobusN991, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“WiFi in bar and reception”
 of 5 bubbles geraldc678, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“they have a private island that you can visit and dive for sea turtles”
 of 5 bubbles GeertB_11, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Splash out on an ocean room”
 of 5 bubbles Sue149, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Wifi is limited to 20MB a day for free and it is spotty and only available in the reception/restaurant/main pool area. For the quality of the hotel and the price I think the wifi should be available in room and unlimited.”
 of 5 bubbles BredaO219, 4 Dec 2014 | Read review
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