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    Polana Serena Hotel

    Avenida Julius Nyerere 1380, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
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    Pool & Beach (60)
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    Overview
    • Excellent55%
    • Very good31%
    • Average9%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    “main building” (28 reviews)
    “grand dame” (9 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Facilities for Disabled Guests
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
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    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed yesterday

    I have stayed at the Polana Serena hotel a couple of times now in Mozambique. I have also stayed at the Serena in Kampala, Uganda which is part of the same property group. The Serena hotel group certainly know how to look after the travel...More

    Thank olayinka247
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    La grande dame of Mozambique. Lavender Suite 3 rd floor with sea and pool view. When traveling to countries with history I love to explore the Iconic hotels. Polana is definitely part of Maputo's History. Grand facade and manicured gardens. Efficient and pleasant staff at...More

    Thank S A
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This stay was excellent. I stayed in the new wing with resistance because of previous memories, but oh I was so wrong ! What a fantastic improvement. There's nothing I could ask for (except the fridge was not working) and nothing I would improve on....More

    Thank MiniverM
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I was on business for a whole week. Service in this hotel was just fantastic; excellent breakfast and buffet lunch. And super pool (outside). Highly recommended for business and families to discover Maputo. Nice bay view for some rooms.

    Thank leonardm65
    Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

    In December 2015 I had my last meal and visit to the Polana. After my family frequented it for over 90 years. I left because the hotel was not what it use to be. The quality was declining. Lunch became mass produced for conferences. The...More

    Thank lordfinsbury
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    • Room Service
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    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
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    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$236 - US$363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Spa Hotel in Maputo
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Maputo
    • #3 Business Hotel in Maputo
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    • Suites ,
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 142
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    • Maputo Province >
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    9 September 2016|
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    Response from RoninDC | Reviewed this property |
    When I was in Mozambique back in May, I also went to nampula and isle de Mozambique and they were both pretty safe. Beira is the 2nd largest city but I haven't been there. Based on trip advisor, the top 2-3 restaurants... More
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    Response from TravellingSMH | Reviewed this property |
    Or have the hotel meet you. It might not be expensive but that's the nicest way to arrive at night.
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    Response from SerenaHotels | Property representative |
    Dear Ryan, We do have Wi-Fi throughout the hotel not just in the business centre. Looking forward to have you staying with us.
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    "view of the ocean - some rooms have balcony's with deck chairs, an added extra if you want to catch..."
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    "Sea facing rooms and top floor above the veranda restaurant"
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    "ask for bay view"
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