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VIP Grand Maputo Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avda 25 de Setembro 692, Maputo, Mozambique
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Ranked #13 of 22 hotels in Maputo
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is nice. Rooms are good, at least not the congested ones. Have flat TV in rooms. Bathroom was clean. Restaurant is good, but not much options. Swimming pool and auditorium is also ok. Gym is missiing from this hotel. Located very close to Vodacom office. Have nice restaurants nearby. Pizza joint, KFC and Nautica Taj restaurnats nearby. Very near... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is Ur average hotel in Maputo used for lots of meetings. It has a poor internent connection best accessed while in the lobby. They have a lovely swimming pool, though open. The staff are friendly. We were attending a conference there. Conference organisers had booked a number of rooms only to have The hotel give away one of them.... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

[+] Front desk person was friendly. [+] Rooms are clean. [-] I had to ask for wifi access. [-] No real "extras" offered, lacks a personal touch. [-] Poor wifi reception in room. [-] Bar area very smokey. [-] TV in room has SD/AV quality, very poor reception. [-] Hotel claims to be 5 star, at best 3 star. [-]... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Overall the hotel is ok,considering that you are in Africa.The rooms are clean,the staff is friendly. The bar is ok,and the bartender and the waiter are nice guys.The breakfast is not so great,but you can find always something to eat.

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Randburg, South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This supposedly five star Hotel is NOT up to scratch. Let’s start at the entrance. Empty water bottles in the flower beds. A Doorman that does not greet you. Breakfast served is cold, no bacon, fried eggs or omelettes are available. The passage smells dusty, there are stains every where on the carpets. The Hotel rooms needs serious attention. The... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We were oringally booked into another hotel but due an over booked situation we were moved to the VIP. The staff were great on arrival, the rooms average size but well appointed. The TV wasnt tuned into all its channesl but that was fixed fast. Breakfast is not a huge selcetion but more than adequate. A well lcoated hotel near... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I had no hot water on the last day and the toilet was disgustingly dirty. My colleagues had issues with their aircons not working and also didn't have hot water. Staff are not very helpful in trying to make the stay easier and don't even try organise cheaper taxis. The hotel definitely needs a revamp soon to stay with the... More

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Bangalore, India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Average hotel which claims to be a 5 Star, average rooms, blankets stank, room service was pathetic, breakfast buffet was terrible. I would recommend anyone who plans to visit here have second thoughts and book another place instead.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I stayed in this hotel for 4 nights because we had a large conference in their facilities. The hotel is extremely bare and bland, it has no character whatsoever. Formally, it may have all the features of a 5*-Hotel, but everything is of the minimum. Start with the sausages on the breakfast buffet (they look like the cheapest, offputting sausages... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The Hotel is clean and has all the basic necessities, although there is only wi-fi in the reception area. The Bathrooms are tired and need to be revamped and breakfast is basic... to say the least. I would recommend it for the businessman who is looking for a no frills place to spend his time in Maputo, although not that... More

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Address: Avda 25 de Setembro 692, Maputo, Mozambique
Location: Mozambique > Maputo Province > Maputo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — VIP Grand Maputo Hotel 4*
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The Grand Hotel Vip Maputo is certainly your gateway to the capital of Mozambique. Just 15 minutes from Mavalane International Airport, is located in one of its most prestigious arteries, Av. 25 de Setembro, overlooking Maputo bay. Offering 188 rooms, 6 Junior Suites and 6 Executive Suites. At your disposal you may also find a Restaurant, Cocktail Bar, outdoor swimming pool and a huge Conference Center, with several rooms of different capacities, from 12 to 500 people. Nearby, only at a few meters, it’s possible to visit the FACIM - Exhibition Fair. ... more   less 
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