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    Polana Serena Hotel

    Avenida Julius Nyerere 1380, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
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          Overview
          • Excellent55%
          • Very good31%
          • Average9%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible2%
          Travelers talk about
          “main building” (27 reviews)
          “grand dame” (9 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
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          Poolside Bar
          Fitness center
          Concierge
          Spa
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          Tennis Court
          Butler Service
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          Babysitting
          Private Balcony
          5.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed yesterday

          When we arrived we got a room in the new part of the hotel. They have a new wing on the ocean side of the swimming pool. You get there by entering an are which feels like an underground dungeon thru a door which looks...More

          Thank Unterwegs
          Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

          In my wedding I had the opportunity to enjoy the wedding night in this magnificent hotel. Being fresh married and staying in a presidential room is difficult to describe sparing praise for the service provided with excellence. I would not need to return as a...More

          Thank Pedro T
          Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

          Lovey hotel with old Portuguese decor. Really nice view of the ocean and an excellent swimming pool. This hotel reminds me of a palace. The restaurant serves delicious food too. Service at the bar lounge area can be a bit better though. On the whole...More

          Thank Mohammed S
          Reviewed 5 days ago

          Our first floor, corner room facing the bay, with two windows, was fantastic, except for the worn carpeting. Our terrace offered approximately 270 degrees of beautiful viewing while standing. Although, if sitting on a chair, the railing was in the way of the view. All...More

          1  Thank treking
          Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

          Absolutely fantastic service by all members of the staff. A job well done to the team! The architecture is beautiful, old world and well maintained. Food is also excellent for both breakfast and dinner , especially seafood. Combine this with a magnificent view of the...More

          Thank jzchuan
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          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Room Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Center with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
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          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Hot Tub
          • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
          • Tennis Court
          Details
          • Price range
          • $202 - $657 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Luxury Hotel in Maputo
          • #1 Spa Hotel in Maputo
          • #3 Business Hotel in Maputo
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 142
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          • Maputo Province >
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Hi, we are 4 white women traveling in Mozambique. We have a 4 hour layover in Beira. We arrive during the day. Pictures show that the airport is pretty bare bones. My question is would we be safe enough to venture out and leave the airport to find a restaurant to eat at? or would the airport provide more safety for us? I'm also wondering if just sitting at the airport for 4 hours poses as a risk, kind of like we are sitting ducks. I do not know Mozambique at all, but do understand that there is a real threat to travel here. Some insight about the area would be great. Thank you.
          September 9, 2016|
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          Response from RoninDC | Reviewed this property |
          When I was in Mozambique back in May, I also went to nampula and isle de Mozambique and they were both pretty safe. Beira is the 2nd largest city but I haven't been there. Based on trip advisor, the top 2-3 restaurants... More
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          Hi. I am traveling to Maputo for an overnight layover. I will be arriving around 9:30 at night. Is it safe to travel alone as a female arriving that late? I am hoping to be with a friend if she is able to meet me there. What is the safest way to get from the airport to the hotel? Would you recommend that I arrive during the daytime instead if that can be arranged? I was thinking about taking a private car or using the hotel shuttle for a ride. Which do you recommend for the safest travel? Thank you
          September 7, 2016|
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          Response from TravellingSMH | Reviewed this property |
          Or have the hotel meet you. It might not be expensive but that's the nicest way to arrive at night.
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          I see you have a "business centre with internet access". Does that mean there is no wifi throughout the hotel? Do I need to be in the business centre to have internet access on my phone and laptop?
          October 15, 2014|
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          Response from SerenaHotels | Property representative |
          Dear Ryan, We do have Wi-Fi throughout the hotel not just in the business centre. Looking forward to have you staying with us.
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