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Polana Serena Hotel

Polana Hotel

Refined elegance in Maputo’s most famous hotel
MaputoMozambique· 153 Rooms · ££

Superb views of the Indian Ocean

The ‘Grande Dame’ is a colonial style hotel based in the heart of buzzing Maputo city

Built in 1922 and recently renovated, the Polana Hotel in Maputo is a beautiful colonial-style building with a range of facilities to suit every guest’s needs. The hotel is situated 10 minutes away from Maptuo’s city centre and the Mavalane International airport. This ideal location gives guests a stunning, panoramic view of the Bay of Maputo.

The Polana’s accommodation is a mixture of refined elegance with nods to Mozambique’s Indo-Portuguese heritage. The rooms in the main hotel consist of exotically carved furniture, rich fabrics and muted colours. The recently refurbished extension, the Polana Mar, has a more modern style of accommodation, with spectacular views of the sea.

The hotel features a variety of restaurants and sporting facilities and offers an array of treatments in their Maisha Spa. Staff can also organise activities such as snorkelling, game fishing, scuba diving and horse riding trips.

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