Hotel Colbert

Antananarivo, Central Madagascar, Madagascar

At a Glance

  • Centrally located in Antananarivo

  • Excellent restaurant with a variety of Malagasy and European dishes

  • Comfortable rooms with air-conditioning

  • Very close to the Queen's Palace

  • Refreshing pool for a dip in the heat of the day

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Any time of year is fine for a visit except from January to March, when heavy rainfall in many areas can make some roads all but impassable, and when there’s a high risk of cyclones in the east and northeast. In general, the best time to travel in most areas is April and October/November. The coolest time to travel anywhere is during the dry season (May to October).

Average maximum temperatures vary from about 30°C in coastal areas (higher in summer) to around 25°C on the hauts plateaux. In Antananarivo and other highland areas, temperatures during winter can drop to 10°C and even lower during the night.

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Insider's View

The surprisingly varied menu includes brains on toast!

We booked an early breakfast in our room - which arrived promptly, and was delicious and piping hot!

Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to Hotel Colbert or take a look at our itineraries to Madagascar


Hotel Colbert is a four star business hotel with 140 rooms and suites located in the embassy district of Antananarivo, Madagascar's capital, close to many of Antananarivo's attractions, making it a perfect base from which to explore this fascinating city.

Antananarivo, "The City of a Thousand Warriors", often known simply as Tana, is similar to many African cities, but has a flair all its own. The locals call it Vohitsara (city of beauty). Antananarivo has been built on the slopes of a Y-shaped granite mountain where vegetation covers an embankment, with the houses slotted into the space not already taken over by the vegetation.

Hotel Colbert has two restaurants to for you to dine at and a spa for you to indulge in. It is a good starting point for the many different adventures that Madagascar has to offer.

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Hotel Colbert has a total 140 rooms and suites. They all contain a safe, satellite TV, mini-bar, telephone, magnetic key, room service 24 hours a day and have direct access to the Spa Balneoforme. Guests can opt to stay in a standard room with either a bath or shower or in a junior suite. All rooms have balconies and views of Palais de La Reine and the city.


Although there are no specific child care facilities available, children are most welcome at Hotel Colbert. Food and meal times can easily be adjusted to suit the tastes of younger guests and babysitting can also be arranged for those that require it.


The Balneotherapy Center offers an indoor heated swimming pool, hammam, Finnish sauna, relaxing room, cardio fitness facilities and various beauty treatments, such as massages, body wrapping and facial treatments.

The hotel facilities also include a business center, two restaurants, a casino and a great bar.


Hotel Colbert can arrange for a tour of the city, otherwise take time to relax in the spa which has a range of treatments to pick from.

Location & directions

Antananarivo, Central Madagascar, Madagascar

The Colbert Hotel is located in the Upper Town of Antananarivo, the capital city of Madagascar. Colbert is in the heart of the city, on Antaninarenina Place. It's near the post office, the bank and many offices. It is a ten minute walk to the town and five minutes drive from the central shopping district.

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