Hotel L'Allamanda Hotel 3 star
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Antsiranana, Madagascar -
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Amy Adejokun Section editor

The Allamanda, is a nice destination in front of the sea. Located only 1 mile from downtown Diego Suarez, facing the sea, the Allamanda has quality comfort in bright rooms and serves delicious cuisine. A good product.

This hotel review is a translation from the French published on our French site, Easyvoyage.com.

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    Location 6.17 /10

    The hotel is located in Diego Suarez, on Reseuyer Street, facing Diego Bay, 1 mile from downtown (20 minutes by foot or 7 minutes by car), 655 feet away from Diego Port, a fishing, trading and wartime port. The hotel is 7 miles, about 25 minutes by car from the airport. A shuttle can get you into the airport for an extra charge.

    Accommodation 7.45 /10

    The hotel has 24 rooms: 12 junior suites and 12 standard rooms. The suites measure about 408 ft² each. The standard rooms have an area of 260 ft², including the sundeck. All the rooms are bright, with bay-windows. They have a view of the bay and have satellite TV with 6 channels (news, cinema, documentaries, sports...), Internet access, adjustable air-conditioning with remote control, ventilator, telephone, stocked mini-bar, safe-box, kettle for tea and coffee. The rooms are simple but nice, decorated in patterns of navy blue and beige, office-style with an armchair and a closet. The bathrooms have a wooden sink and a bathtub. A hair-dryer is available at the reception. Room-service operates from 7 AM to 10 PM.

    Overview 7.45 /10

    Built in June 2005, the hotel offers 12 junior suites housed in 3 buildings of 4 suites each, 2 on the ground level and 2 on the first floor. The 12 standard rooms are housed in two buildings of 6 rooms each, 3 on the ground level and 3 on the first floor and have a pool facing the sea. The hotel offers a business centre, Internet access at the reception and in the rooms. 4x4 and quad bike trips are organised.

    Food and drink 7.70 /10

    The only restaurant of the hotel, the''Merville'' also is renowned. It overlooks the beach and has a sundeck where it is very nice to have dinner by candlelight and feel the breeze. The continental breakfast is served a la carte. For lunch, you will be offered grilled foods, salads and fresh fruits which will delight your palate. For dinner, you will be offered a more sophisticated seasonal menu or a simple menu. The cuisine is simple but delicious, local or international, offering different specialities like bouillabaisse. The service is also available near the pool, located in the front of the restaurant and facing the beach.

    Beach 6.70 /10

    The sand is grey. The beach is cleaned every day. but there are still coconuts and tree branches that come in with the ocean tide. When you swim, be careful of the small rocks and corals in the water! A bridge makes the landscape perfect and gives you access to boats for those that want to take excursions or guests who arrive by boat.

    To know

    Visa credit cards and euros are accepted.

    Equipment

    • Shuttle bus
    • Car park
    • Restaurant
    • Internet access
    • Air conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Animals allowed

    advantage

    • The comfort of the rooms
    • The view of the sea from the rooms and from the restaurant

    disadvantages

    • The reception is pretty small

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    • Overall Score nc/10