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Betsileo Country Lodge

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Overview
63 Bp, Ambalavao 303 Madagascar See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Free Wifi
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Description
Betsileo Country Lodge is situated in the "Haute Matriatra" , 7 km south of Ambalavao and 4 km north of Parc D'Anja. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$ 9 - US$ 17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
La Varangue Betsileo
Location
Madagascar > Fianarantsoa Province > Ambalavao
Location
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Contact
63 Bp, Ambalavao 303 Madagascar
Getting there
Morondava Airport316 km
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Reviews (82)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a bungalow with a great view, but they also have rooms available with a view of the pool, that are slightly cheaper. Unlike most places we stayed, prices here include meals (half board). The pool was small but clean, and a little...More

Thank thecyclingbackpacker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A rather curious experience with basic accommodation that could really use a refresh. The manager was away during our stay and her husband is perhaps not the most natural communicator. They are new, and have been running the hotel since October 2017. There was no-one...More

Thank Olirow
Response from rose marie h, General Manager at Betsileo Country LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Oliver, I'm sorry to read that you are disappointed about your stay at Betsileo Country Lodge. Let me first of rectify that we are definitely not a "basic accommodation". This would mean there are shared facilities, while all our rooms and bungalows have on...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Situated in the beautiful Homeland of the Betsileos, this Dutch run lodge provides the perfect wind down place after a long day travel or for a few days rest. Great staff, nice food and a view from your porch that let your thoughts run calm....More

Thank PaulAndGijs
Response from rose marie h, General Manager at Betsileo Country LodgeResponded 2 August 2018

Dear Paul and Gijs, thank you so much for sharing with other travelers how you have experienced Betsileo Country Lodge. We will do our level best to also satisfy future guests in the same way. best regards, Rose Marie

Reviewed 5 July 2018

Stop don't look further! This place is truly a (hidden) gem along RN7 just outside Ambalavao (only 7km). The accommodation is situated well in the countryside. Overlooking farmland pastures and mountains ranges. The ambiance is a great mixture of Malagasy hospitality and Western comfort. But...More

1  Thank Eve B
Response from rose marie h, General Manager at Betsileo Country LodgeResponded 7 July 2018

Dear Eve, thank you so much for your positive review and for understanding that in this environment, where not all the comfort one has in Europe is provided, it is harder to keep all the balls up. But... usually we manage. best regards, Rose Marie

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at the La Varangue Betsileo Hotel (today Betsileo Country Lodge), and definitely recommend the place. It is an interesting combination of French and Malagasy architecture. Very clean, the pool is a great refreshment, and the service was great. It's biggest...More

1  Thank Navigate306317
Response from rose marie h, General Manager at Betsileo Country LodgeResponded 7 July 2018

Dear Shai and Irit, so good to read that you have enjoyed Betsileo Country Lodge and it's environment. thank you very much for the effort of posting your review, Rose Marie

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slavkapolakova
14 August 2018|
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Response from rose marie h | Property representative |
Hello, sorry that you have a problem with not finding the right email address. last year the lodge changed owner, got another name: Betsileo Country Lodge and a new email address. please check on that name, as Tripadvisor... More
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"we loved the bungalow"
getz2018
3 Jul 2018
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"Nice rooms at the pool with mountain view"
MattiasAndIda
7 Nov 2016
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"All rooms recomended"
evlinnmk
21 Oct 2014
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"southern rooms had uninterrupted views"
winstonluk
18 Nov 2013
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