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Sierra Leone
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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... More 

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Vanila-Hotel-Spa, Propriétaire at Vanila Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
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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... More 

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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764 reviews
140 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
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... More 

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Vanila-Hotel-Spa, Responsable relations clients at Vanila Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
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Dear Fred, Honisoiquimalypense Thank you for having chosen the Vanila Hotel & Spa for your stay, and taking the time... More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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... More 

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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... More 

Barcelona, España
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87 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
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,... More 

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Vanila-Hotel-Spa, Responsable relations clients at Vanila Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
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Dear Laureta, Gracias por sus saludos y tomarse el tiempo para escribir una reseña detallada sobre su estancia. Estamos encantados... More 

Nosy Be, Madagascar
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3 reviews
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... More 

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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 &... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We had the most wonderful relaxing time here in the Vanila, we are scuba divers and we were amazed at the sea life here on Nosey be using the "Sakalav" dive school next door, the staff put them selves out for us and to our surprise we had a free upgrade to our sea view room to include one of... More 

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

Dear Phill C, Thank you for your compliments and taking time to write a review about your stay. We are glad to read you had a so perfect resting experience and a beautiful souvenir of Vanila Hotel & Spa. We always pay attention to the choice of our partners, specially when it comes to deal with such technical excursions such... More 

York, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

This hotel looks to have been newly built/refurbished and is in an excellent condition. Infinity pool, lovely cocktails and super fancy rooms decorated to a very high modern standard. It was a nice breakfast with fresh omelettes or pancakes to order. Spa is very tastefully done and offers a range of treatments. We did not sample the restaurant food as... More 

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

Hello dears, 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 stay. For over 15 years now, our gardeners are constantly improving... More 

Scherpenheuvel-Zichem
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17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

An infinity pool, a nice cocktail, the complete tropical atmosphere; how can one start better with his stay in the Vanila hotel? Maybe a good dinner afterwards (fresh fish grilled in front of you) and some local girls giving a small dance show? The large room with comfortable beds makes it all complete. The staff is friendly and gives you... More 

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

Dearest Geert, 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 stay. A big thank you also for choosing the Vanila Hotel... More 

SURREY
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Room ok good seaview cushion for pillow no spa it was closed average food wouldnt go back too much effort for too little feb not a good time of year to travel maybe a different experience with better weather garden and gardners friendly

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

Dear Fletty, Thank you for the time you spent to submitting your review and we are sorry to read your stay didn't meet your expectations...... Since your stay, the SPA opened its doors with a brand new range of treatments! we will be delighted to welcome you again, in another season and we will be pleased to offer you a... More 

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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
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • 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: $123 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Vanila Hotel & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
Vanila Hotel And Spa
Vanila Hotel Nosy Be
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Nosy Be
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Nosy Be
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“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
“Ask the hotel to check and reconfirm your Air Madagascar flights 24 hours before you leave as Air Madagascar is awful at timekeeping and customer service - more of a matatu line than an air line.”
 of 5 bubbles oncebitten2xshy, 7 Aug 2014 | Read review
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