Central Madagascar

Novotel Antananarivo


The Novotel Antananarivo is a modern hotel located just 3.5 kilometres from the heart of the capital, best viewed from its excellent rooftop bar. The spa is also highly rated, with many locals frequenting the hotel for this purpose alone.


The Novotel Antananarivo is a large hotel with a bright, contemporary aesthetic. Its 180 rooms come in a variety of forms, yet all offer impressive views. A terrace looks out onto the Novotel’s green courtyard, while inside, the hotel boasts two restaurants, two bars, a swimming pool, shared lounge area, a number of conference centres, and a fitness centre. Its first-class spa includes a steam room, sauna and hammam. WiFi is available throughout.

Food & service

The hotel’s Trio Restaurant showcases Malagasy classics alongside international favourites, in an elegant and atmospheric setting, a theme continued in the adjacent Bar 6. The hotel’s second, and highly popular restaurant, Teppanyaki, offers outstanding Japanese cuisine prepared in an open kitchen for guests’ entertainment. The Skybar is Novotel’s much-loved rooftop bar offering spectacular panoramic views across Antananarivo. Service style is polite, professional and helpful.


Available rooms include Superior Double, Superior Twin, Junior King Suite, Superior King Suite, and Executive Suite. As expected, doubles and twins are slightly smaller than suites, while still offering well-equipped en suites, lounging area, and desk. Suites come with walk-in wardrobes, spacious bathrooms, and separate lounge areas with comfortable seating, coffee table, and desk space. All rooms have mini-bars, satellite TV, a safe, WiFi, and excellent views either out onto the hotel’s gardens, the city, or nearby hills.


Tsarasaotra Bird Park is a sanctuary for protected wetland birds within walking distance of the hotel. The historical heart of the capital is a short taxi ride away where visitors can enjoy the charming architecture of Antananarivo’s French colonial period. The Royal Palace Complex of Madagascar’s former sovereigns is also essential site-seeing, as is the revered Royal Hill of Ambohimanga, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Novotel is part of the Accor Group, which is dedicated to a robust Sustainability Strategy.


Accor sits on various international task forces such as the Business for Nature Coalition, delivering ambitious conservation targets for the tourist industry. They also work in partnership with local communities on specific environmental challenges.


The group aims to reduce its carbon emissions by 46% before 2030. Accor is also overhauling all aspects of its operations, from water consumption to waste management, eliminating single-use plastics, and sourcing sustainable food chains for its restaurants.


Accor created and continues to roll out resources via its Heartist Fund, a €70 million fund aimed at mitigating the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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