The hotel Calypso is a real jewel in a dump of a town. I stayed there for the night on my way to the Pangalanes Canal. My room had been very tastefully decorated and included a comfortable bed and flat screen TV with BBC World and several other channels. The bathroom was very comfortable with a shaving mirror, good lighting, large tub with lots of hot water and separate shower and loo. Even the door had an alarm on it that sounded if you hadn’t closed it properly! Whoever designed the room had given it a lot of thought and it was very comfortable and tastefully decorated. Unfortunately wifi was only available in the restaurant and hotel lobby. Reception/booking service were very helpful and answered emails promptly. The restaurant was good although the hot foie gras was rather meagre and thin but the zebu steak was good. Breakfast was a buffet and provided the widest choice of my entire trip around Magascar; freshly cooked eggs to order, cereals, delicious natural yoghurt and pastries. I wish I could have stayed longer!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Calypso hotel has 52 guest rooms accessible by elevator (including 04 suites, 02 family rooms and 04 rooms for handicapped person), all air conditioned, equipped with shower and bath and with free wifi access, direct phone and satellite TV.To add the 52 rooms existing, a new building called "Ulysse" is open since 05th of June 2014, with 17 supplementary rooms, including a suite VIP, 70m² to offer more space and luxury to our customers desiring it.They will be served by an independent elevator.The restaurant can receive simultaneously 100 guests in a warm and colorful atmosphere or on the terrace airy and relaxed.The SPA area stretches over 400 m² on levels.Open everyday from 05:45 am to 08:45 pm (opening on Sunday and Holiday at 10:00 am), it will in a quiet atmosphere and a few sessions, classify the tensions and to find a real wellness of body and mind.This privileged place of relaxation and fitness available free of charge at the disposal of the hotel guests, includes a finess area with modern and efficient equipment (presence of a a coach), pool heated to a system of swimming against the current, a Steam room, massage room or beauty care.The reception-conference space in "Ulysse" building includes a large room of 250m² and two smaller rooms on the mezzanine. It will be set of all necessary technical equipment meet the needs of the customers.This space will have a self-contained kitchen and therefore will grant to all types of events (seminar, small meeting, cocktail, dinner, lunch or dinner served at table or formula buffet, festive evening, exposure ...) For personalized service and maximum performance. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Calypso Hotel Madagascar/Toamasina (Tamatave)