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Southern Sun Maputo

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Avenida da Marginal 4016, Maputo 4354, Mozambique (Formerly Holiday Inn)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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RSA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

We have stayed at this hotel a few times already. In my opinion this hotel has the best location in Maputo. The level of friendly service seems to improve with every stay. The rooms are comfortable and the staff are friendly and attentive. The only thing I miss in the room is a bar fridge. The restaurant also serves quality... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

We decided to give Maputo a try for a 3night weekend with Family and friends. The criteria was proximity to the sea which the Sun Hotel provides. Their shuttle was at the airport for us and 20min later we were at the hotel. Due to our early arrival we had to wait for our rooms to be ready ( normal... More 

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Luxembourg
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

I stayed twice last November at the Southern Sun. Both rooms were spacious and confortable. Staff was very helpful and always smiling and ready for a joke. We used the business center for a one day trip to the Kruger park and we got an excellent tour that lasted much longer that was originally foresee. Breakfast is really great and... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

Stayed here from 4 to 8 January 2012. Fantastic location on the beachfront. I loved the architecture and I had the most beautiful room. Service throughout was excellent. Also ate at the Hotel - breakfasts were out of this world. Dinner and room service was also great! I found it great value for money - prices were very reasonable. The... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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42 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

Pleasant, relatively small hotel right on the beach. Good business centre, friendly service, excellent breakfast and a choice of à la carte or buffet for lunch and dinner. Excellent and central place to stay on business in Maputo

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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

This hotel is right on the beach, it has great service and the breakfasts really get you going. The staff is friendly and the gym or the beach serve as a great outlet for a hard working day or for a holiday maker to spend some quality leisure. Since I was on a prolonged stay and had quite a bit... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Lovely rooms right on the beach, very tastefully appointed, I loved lying in the bath listening to the ocean- beware the mosquitoes though... the rooms come with a complimentary repellent but really need to come with a knock down spray too as I was woken in the wee hours having been savaged by the mozzies. The breakfast was wonderful, really... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

We used the Southern Sun, whilst visiting our son who is volunteering in the city - it was recommended by UK, Imagine Africa and met our requirements perfectly. Situated a ten minute chapa or taxi drive from central location - taxi prices at hotel are higher than if you walk up road. Ask a price on entry. Lovely location with... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

Maputo is a very chaotic city and this hotel serves as a magical refuge to the weary traveller. It is the only hotel in Maputo that is situated right next to the beach, on the Avenida da Marginal. Sea facing rooms have magnificent views over the Indian Ocean. Some rooms also have a small balcony. The whole hotel facility is... More 

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The Netherlands
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2011

When you walk into this hotel, you feel as though you have stepped into a sort of paradise - the hotel lies on the beachfront, giving one a sense of peace, calm and tranquility. The rooms facing the water are wonderful, providing a lot of light and a wonderful view. The rooms have a nice bathroom, with separate shower and... More 

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