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About Relais des Plateaux

About Relais des Plateaux

Located near to Ivato Airport in Antananarivo, Relais des Plateaux is built in a simple, motel style, shaded by avocado trees in a wooded park. Comfortably combining tradition with modern features, the hotel originally opened in 2005 to ease the journey for international travellers.

Here you won’t find over the top luxury, but charming accommodations made from local materials and by local craftsmen. 

Lodge Details


Comfortable, modern and economical motel-style accommodation with spacious rooms.


A ten minute free shuttle ride from Ivato Airport, Relais des Plateaux is on the outskirts of Antananarivo.

Accommodation & Facilities

All of the rooms are spacious with large windows and a minibar, as well as private bathrooms, satellite TV, Wi-Fi and air-conditioning. The furnishings are simple, designed by a local Malagasy designer, and the floors are tiled for cleanliness, so you are in for a very comfortable night’s stay.

The reception is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and there is a departures board there so you won’t miss your flight. There is also a spacious restaurant, bar and swimming pool.


The restaurant is open to non-staying guests, accommodating up to 120 at a time and overlooking the pool. Classical and local specialties are served and there is a great buffet every Sunday.


From here you are free to explore the old and new streets of Antananarivo, there are some wonderful views around as well as temples, cathedrals and the Prime Ministers tomb. There are also markets and museums and the 12 Sacred Hills. This hotel is a perfect location for those with an early departure from Ivato Airport, but it doesn’t mean you can’t make the most of your last days in wonderful Madagascar.

Child Policy

Children welcome.

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