The Radisson Hotel Group has opened three properties in Madagascar – Radisson Blu Hotel, Antananarivo Waterfront, Radisson Hotel Antananarivo Waterfront and Radisson Serviced Apartments Antananarivo City Center.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Antananarivo Waterfront is close to the recently developed premier business district, which is surrounded by shops, entertainment and businesses. The hotel has 168 rooms and suites that overlook the city and offer waterfront views.

The Larder restaurant serves a variety of international and regional dishes influenced by local produce. The rooftop Fire Lake Restaurant and Bar has indoor dining and terrace seating, offering panoramic views of Tana Antananarivo. Guests can also unwind at The Lobby Coffee & Bar. Facilities include an outdoor rooftop pool and fully equipped fitness centre.

The hotel offers three spacious meeting rooms, a boardroom as well as a 260sqm ballroom, accommodating up to 250 guests. Each venue offers modern design and state-of-the-art technology.

Tim Cordon, Radisson Hotel Group Senior Area Vice President, Middle East & Africa, said: “We are thrilled to be opening our first three hotels in Madagascar, showcasing two of our fastest growing brands and a varied offering from hotel to serviced apartments. We are proud to be expanding our presence across the Indian Ocean with a collection of hotels we truly believe will have a positive impact on the Madagascan economy and, together with the wonderful team at Madagascar’s tourism board, we expect to attract more travellers to this beloved island.”

Radisson Hotel Antananarivo Waterfront is a 30-room boutique hotel, offering the Tamboho Restaurant where guests can enjoy their meal accompanied by the sounds of the weekly live jazz performances in the indoor dining area.

Facilities include the Tamboho Meeting Room, accommodating up to 20 guests; the outdoor garden lounge is also available for private meetings or social events, such as weddings.

Radisson Serviced Apartments Antananarivo City Center has 56 spacious and bright studio apartments, filled with natural light and views of the surrounding hills. The in-room features include a kitchenette, mini fridge and flatscreen TV. Facilities include a fitness room, a restaurant offering French and Asian fusion cuisine, and a rooftop lounge that can host private events.

François van Rens, Cluster GM of the three hotels commented: “It is an honour to be introducing Madagascar to the renowned Radisson Hotel Group brands and, together with my passionate teams, to welcome the world to experience this beloved Yes I Can! service ethos, with our own, warm and welcoming Madagascan hospitality. We have no doubt, that our hotels will be top of mind for memorable stays, dining experiences as well as meetings and events of all kinds.”