$420 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Dec 29, 2014 Check-out: Jan 1, 2015

Polana Serena

2 stars
AVDA JULIUS NYERERE 1380, PO BOX 1151, Maputo,
Hotel Overview
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Built in 1922, the magnificent Polana Serena Hotel has long been considered one of Africa's finest hotels. A must see whilst in Maputo the hotel offers the 'Maisha' Mind Body and Spirit Health Club and Spa, a stunning swimming pool with tens of sun loungers and waiters on hand ready to take your order. Around the pool are landscaped gardens and the hotel also has an exclusive residents' lounge, a business centre, a beauty salon and three gift shops. The conference facilities are excellent too as is the social events suite, which features a majestic ballroom. A stunning historical building, painted white and just 4 storeys tall. The building looms large over the grounds and offers spectacular views of the sea and surrounding city. The hotel stands at the very heart of Maputo on one of the city's most prestigious avenues and within easy reach of the international embassies, government buildings, presidential complex, shops, restaurants and sidewalk cafes. Mavalane International Airport is a 15 minute drive from the hotel.

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Polana Serena Rooms

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The rooms reflect the old world charm of the hotel and have lavish furniture and artwork pointing to Mozambique's Indo-Portuguese heritage. The rooms in this historic colonial building feature carved furniture, luxurious fabrics in muted tones of cream and off-white. The bed-head is composed of delicate carved spindles, set against a silken backdrop, while the overhead canopy is framed by an exquisitely carved mahogany frieze. The en suite bathrooms are a generous size and all of the standard rooms are closer to the sea and its spectacular views than the main building with its Deluxe rooms. The standard rooms are set into the side and below the main swimming pool and garden area. All rooms have free Wifi, satellite TV and mini bar. Room service is also available.


Exercise gym
24 hour room service
Childcare Service
RV or truck parking
Handicapped rooms/facilities


The 'Grande Dame' of Maputo, the Polana Serena now also offers a choice of three restaurants: the all-day dining Varanda Restaurant with its excellent buffet meals, the Delagoa fine-dining experience in the French style and the Aquarius Restaurant and Bar. All of the restaurants offer a fine wine selection and Drinks and meals can be ordered from the pool any time of day.

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Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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