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Fatima's Place Maputo

Mao Tse Tung Ave, Maputo 1317, Mozambique
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has so much potential because of its design and decor, and the rooms were rather nice - but they need to make some changes, especially if they're going to charge as much as they do. They need to fix and clean the bathrooms (good luck finding one with a door that closes, a toilet that flushes, and a... More 

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Walvis Bay, Namibia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff of Fatima's are generally friendly and helpful. But this is not the place to stay if you want a good night's sleep. Especially at the weekends, there is a lot of noise late at night and you're almost guaranteed one, if not two wake-up calls - one at 5 am when people leave on the bus for Tofo,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm afraid that our experience of Fatima's wasn't great. Poor service, no internet- when asked about it, we only got a shrug for an answer. The mosquito nets on the bottom bunk literally rested on top of you, so there was no protection from mosquitoes and meant a very uncomfortable night of sleep. we also were never told that when... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The hostel is a very nice building which has lots of opportunities, that's it for the PRO's. Now the CON's... The location is quite far away from the city center, it'll take you half an hour walk to get there. Even though it's no problem to walk, the staff will always advise you to take a taxi... The first (double)... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We stayed there for a couple of nights with friends. The service is good, and the rooms are clean (they have dorms, but we stayed in a room). The atmosphere was good, and was easy to get to know the other guests.

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Athens, Greece
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

I can't begin to say anything nice about this place! It's over priced, the staff is rude, the beds sink in and are old and in dire need of replacement, the showers are clogged and u literally stand in ankle deep water while showering, the wifi sucks and only cut in from 7pm-5am, but never works,I asked the staff to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Don't see why there are so many bad reviews, in my experience as hostels go this one is alright. Expensive for what it is but I found that more common in Maputo. Staff were friendly to me and theres a huge social bar area.

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Galway, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I've definitely stayed in nicer hostels for the price. Te 'shuttle' they advertise to Tofo is not a shuttle but a local bus that you pay extra for in order for them to pick you up. Mosquito nets are terribly placed. Staff were helpful and it is in a good location and a good place to meet people

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Durban, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Hefty price paid for a large group. After tens of phonecalls, emails and eventually a visit to confirm booking we arrived with our large group of 21 and nobody knew anything. The phone and cell numbers listed on their website never get answered. We booked to have breakfast we were slapped with bread on plastic bags no tableware, slapdash eggs... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Stayed here one night before my departure from Mozambique. My room was tiny. No towel provided. The sheets/pillowcases smelled mouldy. The bathroom was also damp and mouldy. The mosquito net was full of holes and therefore useless. I got the Fatima's shuttle from Tofo which was supposed to take us all the way to Fatima's, Maputo but the bus driver... More 

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