Built in 1879, The Maison Gallieni sits on top of the hill Faravohitra, offering a spectacular view, just a few hundred metres from the famous Faravohitra Cathedral, built in 1868, and a stone’s throw from the Royal Palissandre Hotel. The Maison Galliéni is also ideally situated to visit the nearby red-roofed market stalls in Analakely and the famous Independence Avenue.
This small guest house, with 4 bedrooms offers guests the personal touch, with home cooked breakfasts and refined cooking, in a comfortable setting, with a focus on relaxation and well-being.
The first floor has a comfortable lounge with a roaring fireplace, a spacious dining room, and an airy veranda. The veranda is an ideal spot for guests to take in the views of the town and the distant hills while sipping their favourite beverages. Maison Galliéni is the perfect getaway for anybody looking for a peaceful and relaxing retreat in the heart of the Malagasy capital, Antananarivo.
4 Rooms that are individually styled each with ensuite bathroom.
- Galliéni, the big room on the first floor with a marvellous view on the town has a big bathroom with Italian bath and shower.
- Monaco, the bedroom on the ground floor opens onto the swimming-pool.
- Fara, the most independent room is situated at the back of the house and opens onto the garden.
- Tana, the bedroom on the ground floor has a big sunny bathroom.
• Air conditioning
• TV / Telephone
• Reception desk
• Outdoor lounge
• Heated swimming-pool
• Lounge with fireplace
• Visit the Old city and upper town of Antananarivo, you can drive or walk the neighbourhood with a guide to enjoy the picturesque ambience of the noblemen residence area, with both well-kept traditional houses, the colonial houses, palaces, cathedrals, the charm of the narrow, curved, upslope cobblestoned streets and ensemble of cute traditional Malagasy houses built entirely of wood.
• Visit the majestic Rova ( The Queen’s palace ) overlooks the capital from the highest point of the city and has panoramic views of Antananarivo.
• Visit the Rova of Antananarivo, a royal palace complex that served as the home of the sovereigns of the Kingdom of Imerina in the 17th and 18th centuries, as well as of the rulers of the Kingdom of Madagascar in the 19th century.