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Girassol Nampula Hotel

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Avenida Eduardo Mondlane, 326, Nampula, Mozambique
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Ranked #2 of 9 Nampula B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

This review will focus on the restaurant only. The restaurant is on the first floor of the building the hotel is located in, the hotel itself is on the fourth floor. The restaurant is managed separately from the hotel, and has improved vastly from the days it was managed by the hotel. There is a downside that comes with this,... More

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

First of all: the hotel only accepts VISA card. So if you don't have that card, avoid this hotel ! The Girasol hotel is not the most exciting hotel I have ever been. It is in a building that looks like it has been designed by a former Soviet architect. The hotel itself is on the fourth floor. It has... More

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Jinja, Uganda
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

I arrived in Nampula without arrangements for accommodation. I arrived at the Girassol, only to find them fully booked (probably a good sign!). They recommended another nearby hotel and called a taxi for me. Great customer service!

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Lugano, Switzerland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

The hotel Girassol in Nampula is comfortably situated in the 3rd floor of a high building in front of the Cathedral of Nampula. The hotel is international in quality and prices (read: expensive): anyways the rooms are very nice, comfortable and clean and the hotel has a nice restaurant on the last floor, from which you can have a very... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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97 reviews 97 reviews
36 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

I've been travelling to Nampula for business but recently was pleasantly surprised to discover a direct flight from Johannesburg. Would have described it as a 1 horse town - but it has become a hub in Mozambique. The hotel has a reliable internet connection and a good restaurant with a varied menu (even Halaal for Muslims!) which means if you... More

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2011

We stayed at this hotel as a stop-over on our way to the Mozambican north coast, travelling by road from Malawi. The rooms are of average quality, but clean with good bathrooms. Only one staff member at the reception was able to speak English, while all staff in the hotel restaurant struggled with the language. This hotel can work for... More

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2010

I stayed in Hotel Girassol several times during my stint as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique. On a volunteer's salary (oxymoron? lol), staying at Hotel Girassol was a pricey luxury, but I definitely needed the contrast from my home every so often. The rooms are great by Western standards: clean, comfortable and classic. I've stayed in a standard room... More

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Additional Information about Girassol Nampula Hotel

Address: Avenida Eduardo Mondlane, 326, Nampula, Mozambique
Location: Mozambique > Nampula Province > Nampula
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Nampula
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Girassol Nampula Hotel 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This hotel is part of a complex consisting of a Business centre and a Shopping centre in downtown Nampula, 3 km from the airport. The Girassol Nampula Hotel possesses an inviting restaurant with terrace, considered one of the town's best. The ideal spot for a pleasant evening, a cocktail or a sophisticated meal. ... more   less 
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