We really had had a good overnight stay in the Polana hotel in Maputu. The room, as well as the bathroom was spacious, the furnishings were fairly recently done and we felt spoilt. We really enjoyed the room. Our room had a balcony overlooking the sea. although we didn't make use of the swimming pool, it looked very inviting. we had dinner and breakfast in the hotel and felt that the service at the dinner could have been perhaps a little bit more efficient. overall the staff were friendly and we got the feeling of 'old Laurenco Marques'!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The “Grand Dame” of Africa, as the Polana Serena Hotel is widely known, is a must-see historical landmark when talking about the city of Maputo. The elegance and splendour of its façade are the living memory of bygone colonial times; its luxurious interiors whisper stories of the many generations who spent nights protected by the hotel’s majestic walls, kings and queens, ambassadors and presidents, princesses and common travellers; its gardens, perfect and romantic lookouts offer a breathtaking view over the Indian Ocean.Built in 1922 in the heart of Maputo, one of the most exclusive residential areas, the Polana Serena Hotel belongs to the elite of the most famous hotels in the world. The splendor of its colonial lines blend tradition and art, making your stay an unforgettable journey through the past, looking to the future. Faithfull to the Serena Group philosophy of integrating architecture with cultural heritage, the Polana Serena Hotel offers a mix of elegance, grandeur and ethnicity, in a space equipped with the most modern solutions, luxurious facilities and excellent service. ... more less
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