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Hotel Arc en Ciel

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Jacksonville, Florida
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59 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

I stayed four nights and enjoyed my time at this hotel. The proprietor and his staff are fantastic. The rooms are clean, spacious with beautiful views, and nicely decorated. The bathrooms are large and modern. The food at the hotel is fresh and delicious. I do also recommend the diving company, for snorkeling, which was arranged by the hotel. It... More 

3 Thank Monroe1Monroe1
Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015

About 30 mins out of Hell-Ville and down a rocky street is a lovely little getaway from the hussle and bussle of the nearby towns. The staff speak little English besides the manager who is fluent, but all staff are friendly and will help with anything you can think of. Anything the staff can't help with the manager will go... More 

1 Thank kingzac
West Hartford, Connecticut
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33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

At the end of a week-long trek in Madagascar, staying in wonderful but rustic lodgings, l'Arc en Ciel was a little bit of paradise. I had planned to do snorkeling and other exploration of Nosy Be, but upon seeing the accommodations, the pool, and the beach here, I decided to just relax and enjoy my stay. At low tide, you... More 

3 Thank Janet S
London, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015

EXCELLENT LOCATION, SUPER HELPFUL MANAGER ( MIRKO ), YAMMY FOOD.We stayed in this lovely hotel during our vacation in Madagascar. We couldn't make better choice. The seater wasn't the best, but the atmosphere was fantastic.

1 Thank johnnyb451
Oslo, Norway
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197 reviews
94 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2014

we spent 4 nights in this wonderful boutique hotel, good italian food most of the time, once the nice malagasy buffet, we did NOTHING at all, just relax by the pool. we had a very large suite. the only thing that might be done better: more furniture on the nice patio we had on top floor. the attentive people working... More 

1 Thank fabiofort
Cape Town, South Africa
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128 reviews
94 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Despite the apparent remote location, this hotel is great value and the staff make you feel comfortable and well cared for. Meals are great, amenities all good, internet works, and you are right on the beach.

1 Thank Francois B
Portland, Oregon
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights total at the end of May. The hotel layout is beautiful with an open restaurant and bar facing the pool with the ocean beyond. Our room was perfect and clean with a good air conditioning unit, safe, and balcony. The food was fantastic, fresh seafood for dinner, and fresh fruit and... More 

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Sancerre, France
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151 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2014 via mobile

It doesn't get better than this: tropical island, thatched palm roofs, rooms (and bungalows with air conditioning), excellent cuisine and impeccable, discreet service. Hotel Arc en Ciel has it all. The manager is Italian and brings good humor and competency to his task. The staff are discreet and efficient. Everyone goes out of their way to make you comfortable and... More 

3 Thank Zuluquebec

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  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Arc en Ciel

Address: Ampasikely, Nosy Be 35121, Madagascar
Region: Madagascar > Antsiranana Province > Nosy Be
Price Range: ₹ 6,243 - ₹ 7,549 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Arc en Ciel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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#15 On the Beach Hotel in Nosy Be
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