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Reviewed 9 May 2016

I have been going to this hotel many many times over the past 20years and it has always been a pleasure. The staff, many of which have been working there for over 20-30years is friendly, the bay in itself is better than a postcard, there is no better place to relax. I love love love "La Crique" and highly recommend...

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Martine B, Gérant at La Crique, responded to this review

Thank you Mr Rakoto ^^ We share so many stories here ! From crazy little boys we were to not so wise adults we now are. I think we both are loving this place and the staff here is like part of the family with so many people that have been around more than 30 years and a maximum of...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 23 April 2016

What can i say ?! - Just beautiful !!! Best place to cut off from the world. Visited the place after 40years and nothing as changed, just improved in some areas but letf as it was. Very comfy and cozy....Malagasy style. Best for total "dépaysement" & embracing the "Malagasy" style of living ! Friendly staff. Smile all the time :)

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Martine B, Gérant at La Crique, responded to this review

What can i say after such a nice review ?! - Thank you of course... and glad that you felt like noting has changed in 40 years. In a so changing world nowadays, we are proud to improve many little thing while keeping the core of the place unchanged like an anchor for sweet memories :)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Bungalows are fine (exept for the beds which are too short for northern Europeans), beach is fine too, but the atmosphere and the service was not quite what we expected. Most of the time the place was crowded, although we visited during low season. Big groups (and lots of children) come to the beach and have lunch/dinner at La Crique....

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Martine B, Gérant at La Crique, responded to this review

I am really sorry we did not manage to fit your expectations. Normally our place is really quiet with few people around. Unfortunately, we had three consecutive wedings the time you came by, with big family groups and children that affected our service quality. I understand it wasn't very enjoyable but have to say to people reading this comment that...

Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We had a great stay at la Crique. The bungalows all have a view over the private beach. The restaurant has very good food, there is a choice of three starters, main courses and desserts. The staff is helpful and there when needed, otherwise calm and respect privacy. The beach is beautiful with white sand, turquoise water and rocks on...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This was a very nice place and very reccomendable. The food is very good and so is the view and snorkling! The owner is a very nice guy. The only negative thing is that it is a bit far from the main city/village but if that is wat you want La Crique is what you are looking for. Don't forget...

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Lothe S, Gérant at La Crique, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this accurate review and personal compliment. In July and August the whalewatching is an incredible activity indeed. We are a bit far from the main town (17km), but i bet it is a fair price for our calm and authenticity. I hope to welcome you again for another trip. Take care.

Canmore, Canada
Reviewed 30 December 2014

The grounds are beautiful... and everything else is very average or below average. The bungalows are ok, not very good value. Wifi in main lodge in the evening. The staff don't seem to care much about anything, which reflects the vibe we got from the owner as well. Dinner was served super late and was well below average for this...

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Martine B, Gérant at La Crique, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I must say I am a bit surprised because we try hard to satisfy everyone. This goal is unreachable but getting as close as possible is our concern. The diner happens to arrive late but your feeling may have been also linked to our cooker missing during your stay for personnal issue he had to...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 4 November 2014

We did a day visit to La Crique in December and decided to return for 2 nights to try out the accommodation. Yes, it is basic, but if you are reading this is it probably what you want in the first place. It is clean, the only thing I would note is that the bungalows are quite on top of...

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Martine B, Gérant at La Crique, responded to this review

Far one of the most objective comment i read so far, Renate. Thank you very much for this feedback and the remaining improvement pointed out that we can make. I would not dare to say we are perfect but we try hard to satisfy our guests with many care which mean at least clean accomodation, good food and a quiet...

Holon, Israel
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Hotel is about 30 minutes car drive from city ,taxi driver take us to center for 25 euro.Beach is very good, and all hotel surrounded by lush vegetation. Bungalows are nice with hot water. Restaurant's menu was limited,therefore we preferred ride to city center there were plenty restaurant,with large choice of fish's dishes. Manager of hotel was very friendly,but NOT...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2013 via mobile

This is a lovely, friendly, helpful hotel. The rooms are comfortable. There is a beautiful sand and coral beach with safe swimming in the sea. Great food. Lovely place to stay. I was here with a large group of UK scouts (older ones!) who all enjoyed the facilities (including a pool table) without getting bored and without upsetting other guests....

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Staffed by French people it receives many western guests that want to stay a bit close to culture at home. Good price/quality but not very cheap. There are other options on this island that offer a comparable comfort for lower price. French cuisine with great food. Each room is a small wooden bungalow with all that is required: bed, large...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Among the first historic hotels of the warm island Sainte-Marie, on the border between the active South and the wild North. La Crique (which means "The Creek" in french) is well known for its direct access to a wonderful bath in the middle of a reef life, the whole at approachable rates. It is an exceptional site of a beauty and a peace for holidays under the sign of the serenity. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Crique

Address: La Crique | BP1, Nosy Boraha 515, Madagascar
Region: Madagascar > Toamasina Province > Nosy Boraha
Price Range: $46 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
La Crique Hotel Ile Sainte-Marie (Nosy Boraha)
La Crique Madagascar/Nosy Boraha
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Nosy Boraha
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“Need to unwind ?! - La Crique is the answer ...”
 of 5 bubbles Verohanta, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The family room has 3 bunk beds and a double bed plus small lounge.”
 of 5 bubbles RThompson_12, 4 Nov 2014 | Read review
“They all face the sea. It's right there. So you're sorted.”
 of 5 bubbles Jozicelt, 23 Jun 2012 | Read review
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