The only listed hostel so far in Madagascar, The Olive Branch is a new and up and coming business in Antsirabe. The establishment of The Olive Branch was a collaboration between Peace Corps Volunteers and the business owners. Free breakfast is included with your stay (typically bread, butter, coffee and/or tea) and complimentary and fast WiFi is available for your convenience.Mr. Hasina has relationships with bush taxi drivers and if you inform him where you are going and when, he can make a reservation for you and it will pick you up on location, rather than you having to travel to the station.Please note:Cancellation policy: 3 days advance noticeLate cancellation or no show – one night chargePayment upon arrival by cashCheck in from 2pmCheck out before 11amBreakfast includedTaxes included
“Homey, Affordable, Central”
I love staying at Chez LuLu, it is my go-to whenever I am in Antsirabe. It is wonderful for a budget traveler especially when you never know how many people you will be traveling with. It is like a...
The most used method of transportation in Antsirabe is either by foot or by rickshaw. When you arrive into the bush taxi station, many rickshaw drivers will already be at the stations. If they do not recognize the name The Olive Branch, tell them it is right behind/next to Jumbo Score and Restaurant Venise. The rickshaw fee should be around 1000 ariary. You shouldn't accept any number higher than that.