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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

After travelling around the world in 4 months I didnt expect for the very last week this place will be the most beautiful, peaceful and friendly in the globe;););) Much beter than islands on Costa Rica, Thailand, Cambodia or Canary Islands:) Ive just left and already plan to come back in three months Fantastic and helpful owners, warm hospitality, great...

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Celine D, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Michal R, Thank you, with all the Big Blue team, for taking the time to let your glowing review for the Big Blue. You've been around the world in 4 months, dear Michal R, and discovered our little blue paradise, quiet and friendly in an exceptional site. You say the same: the most beautiful. Grand Thank you for your...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

During our 8 day stay in Nosy Be we stayed at the very French Le Grand Bleu and then at the very Italian Loharano (which was more expensive). They were quite different in terms of ambience and approach. Both had great hospitality. PROS -Cecile is VERY thorough and obviously has a lot of passion and Iove for the hotel. She...

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Celine D, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review
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Bonjour Dikiwi, Vous avez constaté que l’hôtel est minutieusement entretenu avec une très grande hospitalité de toute notre équipe. Nous...

Reviewed 21 July 2016

well, what can I say...this is a true secret that is to be found on Nosy Be. We stayed 6 days on the island and had no reservations made. We just walked in and were welcomed by a team of warm, helpful and friendly staff who made us feel at home from the very beginning. The bungalows together with the...

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Celine D, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Franki23456, You have found your home away from home here in Grand Bleu Nosy Be. As you say, it's a secret ... and it is well kept. We thank you for your very warm comments that also has an immense pleasure to the whole team. Thank you also for taking the time to give your feelings for the Big...

Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Hello Celine and hello Jacques! I hope you remember us! This is Michael ans Nicholas! We just wanted to leave a note here! The stay at the Le Grand Bleu was a wonderful experience and it was a more than familiar atmosphere! And this is what made the our trip so extraordinary! To leave some words about the stay, we...

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Celine D, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Michael and Nicolas, Le Grand Bleu and his staff keep very good memories of you during your stay. We say a big thank you for your nice comments which encourages us to continue in the good sense of family atmosphere. You are right, the Grand Bleu is a business on a human scale, with beautiful home values, service, cleanliness,...

Reviewed 13 June 2016

A small hotel at the top of a hill with the most amazing view. The service is incomparable and the food is homemade and from their own garden. But, the best thing about this hotel is the owners. Celine and Jacque, a French couple, has devoted their lives to Nosy Be and the small hotel, and this engagement is visible...

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Celine D, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Rasmus L., Thank you for taking a few minutes of your time to make a comment. Yes, from the Big Blue, the view is breathtaking over the bay. It is unique in Nosy Be and it does not exist elsewhere. You are right, the service is practiced with great pleasure by the entire team that gives a lot and...

Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Grand Bleu is in a fantastic location. Away from the hustle and bustle of Amabataloaka and Hellville it provides a tranquil calm setting for a holiday. High on a hill it has great views of the sea on both sides and the infinity pool is magnificent. The owners, a French couple, are very friendly and helpful. They were always on...

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Celine D, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Adam S, I thank you with all our staff for your glowing review. You have enjoyed the peace and tranquility of the Grand Bleu which has 2 beautiful views of the sea and three islands: Nosy Fanihy, Nosy Sakatia and Nosy Ratsy. You also liked the facilities of your bungalow, which has hot water, as you say; especially as...

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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Le Grand Bleu offer an incredibly relaxing stay with its stunning location and landscapes! Restaurant service and the staff is at the top level as well :) . Just a little tip: WiFi connection to improve .

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Celine D, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review
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A Luca Mattia F, Il nostro staff e da me, vi ringraziamo per la tua opinione. Il mio soggiorno è...

Antananarivo, Madagascar
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We stayed at le Grand Bleu for two days for after a few days of travel on the Islands. We decided to keep the best for the end and we were not disappointed. The Grand Bleu offers a fantastic travel experience: excellent and fresh sea food, delicious cocktails, amazing pool with a view on a bay, a wide range of...

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Celine D, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Jeremy W, After a few days of travel in our archipelago, you wanted to keep the best "at the end". Your comment touches me, as all our great team working with his heart. It was a great pleasure for us that you could live a memorable stay between the beauty of our site and the warm hospitality of the...

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We stayed at the Grande Bleu for two nights during our stay at Nosey Be. It was a haven and wonderful place to relax after our recent travels. We soaked in the wonderful pool and enjoyed a lazy afternoon and quiet evening. We had a wonderful bungalow with a private balcony, hammock and chair overlooking the ocean. The bed is...

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Celine D, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear gail o, You short stay at the Grand Bleu, which allowed you to relax in our nature between the green hills and the blue intensity of the sea with a view that overlooks the whole bay, facing the peninsula of 'Andilana. You have chosen the half-board, as you'd expect. And you could taste the great pleasure to dive with...

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Reviewed 16 December 2015

Visited Le Grand Bleu for our last week in Madagascar. We arrived both ill and Jacques and Celine were very helpful and helped us recover. They go the extra mile for guests. The bungalows were very comfortable with your own hammock, fridge, soft beds and cleaver mosquito net (although the extra cost for airco is too much, but the fan...

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Celine D, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Marton H, You got a little tired and it's normal that I helped out with the anti-inflammatory cream, after sun Biafine and anti itch cream after your big journey on the large island of Madagascar. You also had some great dives from the Great Blue and lovely walks ... I am pleased, as our team, you have had a...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Le Grand Bleu ** Best value The restaurant overlooks the 15 bungalows comfort, family, hikers or villa, which almost all with panoramic views of the sea and the island of Nosy Fanihy. Each bungalow has two beds (1 double bed possibility of adding one or two extra beds); they are ventilated or air conditioned with supp., With mosquito nets, hot water shower, a mini bar, mini safe for your safety, terrace with deck chairs and hammock, very comfortable, renovated each year, woodwork and a nice decoration. A magnificent swimming pool with panoramic views of the bay Andilana awaits you and we can offer you all the excursions to both the island archipelago: Nosy Komba, Tanikely Iranja, Sakatia, Fanihy, Mont Passot , Radama Islands Mitsio, etc .. Jacques and Celine also offer a variety of activities: mountain biking, quad biking, kayaking, massage, diving, fishing ... Price of a hiker bungalow: from 30 euros per night for 2 people. A restaurant that serves traditional and European cuisine, fish, seafood ... What a pleasant stay and retain many happy memories ... ... The only thing you will regret leaving this little paradise! They succumbed to the charm of this tropical paradise Nosy Be, so ... Why not you? ... more   less 

Additional Information about Le Grand Bleu

Address: Andilana | BP 407, Nosy Be 207, Madagascar
Region: Madagascar > Antsiranana Province > Nosy Be
Price Range: ₹ 2,177 - ₹ 7,111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Le Grand Bleu 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Nosy Be
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Nosy Be
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“The better rooms are higher up towards the restaurant with very good views over the bay and well-tended garden areas.”
 of 5 bubbles mikesG3368RC, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely - just show up and you'll find a good place”
 of 5 bubbles BronyaHirschman, 10 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Ask to have your thatched bungalow overlooking the sea.”
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 of 5 bubbles tobye931, 6 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I would recommend choosing a bungalow with sea views and close to the reception/swimming pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles vlsources, 3 Aug 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms are fantastic in their own categories...”
 of 5 bubbles 149orlandod, 2 Aug 2014 | Read review
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