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Polana Serena Hotel

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
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Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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Reviewed yesterday

They don't miss a single detail at the Polana Serena. The breakfast buffet is one of the largest I've ever seen in many years of travel. Common areas are uncommonly lavish. Even the cheaper room has all the amenities you'd expect in something much more...More

Thank Will E
Reviewed 6 days ago

I did not stay here, visited the hotel to fetch a translator service provider for my stay in Mozambique and I was pleased by the service starting from the parking martial, the doorman, to the interior finishes and breathtaking views from the poolside overlooking the...More

Thank bonolom110
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 19 family members that travelled to Mozambique from all over the world, to celebrate my husband's 40th. His family spent many years as children living in Maputo and remembered Polana as a very special place. And it still is. We stayed in the...More

Thank Anna F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had stayed at the Polana Hotel as a child and was desperate to return, which we did, some 45 years later over the Easter Long weekend. It is everything which I remember and so much more. We stayed in the new wing, which is...More

Thank BevIonsraeburn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst the hotel was perfect and staff a delight I can't say the same for the spa. Was going to have Manicure and Massage but quality of Manicure was so bad and took an hour and half I didn't have time for massage. Staff have...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Restaurant
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Hotel Amenities
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
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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$227 - US$340 (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
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$227 - US$340 (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
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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Megan M
7 September 2016|
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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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15 October 2014|
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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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