Relais des Plateaux Hotel

The welcoming Relais des Plateaux Hotel provides travellers with everything they need for a comfortable stopover in Antananarivo, Madagascar’s lively capital.

Located just 5 kilometres from Antananarivo’s international airport, the welcoming Relais des Plateaux Hotel provides travellers with everything they need for a comfortable stopover. Accommodation is provided in 46 pleasant, modern rooms nestled amid a lovely shady park inhabited by a wide range of colourful birds. Choose from twin or double beds, or upgrade to a larger family room or luxury suite, the latter two which contain romantic four-poster beds.

The onsite restaurant – named after a royal bull – offers some of the finest cuisine in Antananarivo, inspired by European, Malagasy and Asian flavours. There is also a bar, which specialises in cocktails. For recreation, the Relais Des Plateaux Hotel boasts the city’s only heated outdoor saltwater pool. There is also a fitness room as well as a day spa with a sauna, Jacuzzi and hammam, where a wide range of wellness treatments are available.

From this property, the Royal Hill of Ambohimanga – a traditional fortified royal city and sacred burial site of former key monarchs – is about 26 kilometres northeast whilst the centre of Antananarivo, affectionately known as “Tana”, is approximately half an hour by road away.


How to get to Relais des Plateaux Hotel

Located in Ivato, the same neighbourhood as Madagascar’s main international airport, the Relais des Plateaux Hotel is approximately 7 minutes by road from the terminal.

Activities at Relais des Plateaux Hotel

  • City tour
  • Visit to Royal Hill of Ambohimanga

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Relais des Plateaux Hotel Highlights

  • A wonderful modern hotel close to Madagascar’s main international airport
  • With spacious, comfortable rooms and suites
  • Home to Antananarivo’s only heated outdoor pool
  • A welcoming onsite restaurant and bar offering fusion cuisine and cocktails
  • Relax in the day spa or work out in the fitness room

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Accommodation in Madagascar

Below are some of our preferred hotels, tented camps and lodges in Madagascar. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

Anjajavy Hotel

The Anjajavy Hotel is a Relais & Chateaux property set on an untouched peninsula in Madagascar's north offering simple yet decidedly luxurious accommodation and access to unbridled nature.

Hotel Palissandre Cote West

Just half an hour from Madagascar’s iconic Baobab Alley, the Hotel Palissandre Cote Ouest is located on a beach in Morondava, on the island’s remote west coast.

Hotel Pavillon de L’Emyrne

The charming Hotel Pavillon de l'Emyrne is situated in a traditional 1930s building in the heart of Antananarivo, with beautiful views of the Royal Hill of Ambohimanga and its surrounding plains.

Mandrare River Camp

On Madagascar’s secluded southeastern coast, Mandrare River Camp offers guests easy access to unique spiny forest, an abundance of fascinating wildlife and opportunities to encounter the

Masoala Forest Lodge

Masoala Forest Lodge is a luxurious outpost located on the stunning rainforest-clad Masoala Peninsula on Madagascar’s remote northeast coast.

Relais des Plateaux Hotel

The welcoming Relais des Plateaux Hotel provides travellers with everything they need for a comfortable stopover in Antananarivo, Madagascar's lively capital.

Vakona Forest Lodge

Nestled on a private estate set amid dense rainforest, Vakona Forest Lodge offers visitors outstanding wildlife experiences as well as a peaceful setting to relax.

Madagascar Overview

Why should I travel to Madagascar?
Filled with remarkable plants, birds and animals the island of Madagascar is often called the “Galapagos of the Indian Ocean”. With an African and Indonesian heritage, overlaid with French colonial influences, it also has a fascinating history and culture.

What animals will I see in Madagascar?
You can explore Madagascar’s many national parks and reserves by car, on foot or by boat in search of strange and rare species, such as the many types of lemur, chameleon, birds, insects and plants.

What is the climate of Madagascar?
The climate is generally hot and subtropical. The north and east are wetter and the west and south drier. May to October is cooler, with plenty of sunshine, and the best time to visit.

What can I combine Madagascar with?
A safari in South Africa or Botswana for big game viewing. None of Africa’s famous large mammals like lion, elephant or zebra can be seen in Madagascar.

How to get to Madagascar?
There are flights from Johannesburg (South Africa) or Nairobi (Kenya) to Ivato Airport, 12km from Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar.

Do I need a Visa for Madagascar? Please call us on 1300 363 302

Do I need vaccinations for Madagascar? Please call us on 1300 363 302

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