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Southern Sun Maputo

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Bergen, Norway
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was really extremely impressed with this hotel. Look it ain't cheap for Moz, but at least you get what you pay for. Check in extremely easy and efficient, service both outside and inside great. I enjoyed three superb dinners at the restaurant inside the hotel and the breakfasts, well you could sit there for hours. I thought the dining was...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this hotel twice, it has everything you could ask for, friendly staff willing to do what it takes to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Food is fantastic with choices and options for every diet! views are great from the dinning deck as well as some of the rooms. I am a platinum Tsogo sun...

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Carla F F, Manager at Southern Sun Maputo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review and words. We are delighted that we were able to exceed all your expectations during your stay with us. We have passed on your compliments to the staff. We look forward to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Mozambican Regards, Carla

Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent 2 weeks on business in Maputo, and stayed at the Southern Sun. I found the staff to be so friendly, polite and pleasant, and the food is great. Nothing like a bitterly cold 2M cerveja on the patio overlooking the Indian Ocean after a tough day!

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Carla F F, Manager at Southern Sun Maputo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review and your kind words. We take our guests' comments very seriously, as our goal is to always improve on meeting and exceeding expectations. Delighted that we were able to exceed all your expectations. Looking forward to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Mozambican Regards, Carla

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel service offers relatively good service, but can be even greater. Breakfast is always amazing. Certain staff at certain times deliver excellent service, but unfortunately not all. Lacking consistency. The location is perfect and front desk staff are absolutely warm.

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Carla F F, Manager at Southern Sun Maputo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your honest and constructive review. We really appreciate your comments, as it is through these reviews that we can meet our challenges head on. We have looked into the issues that you have outlined and taken to the respective departments. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience your encountered with a few of our staff...

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best experience ever!! An oasis in a busy city where nothing is too much effort from very friendly staff. It was two nights of an unbeatable deal we just couldn't refuse. Evening and breakfast buffets you can't miss with choices, choices and more choices. What a wonderful birthday for my wife with chocolates and champagne in the room when...

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Carla F F, Manager at Southern Sun Maputo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review and your kind words. We take our guests' comments very seriously, as our goal is to always improve on meeting and exceeding expectations. Delighted that we were able to create a memorable stay for you and your wife. Looking forward to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Mozambican Regards, Carla

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful hotel with excellent service the staff is very accurate and has a guarded parking lot both breakfast and lunch are of high quality The hotel has an excellent central location with sea views

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Carla F F, Manager at Southern Sun Maputo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your positive review of our property. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are committed to provide our guests with the very best in customer service. Thank you once again and we look forward to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Mozambican Regards, Carla

Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 5 nights here in a sea facing room, which we can highly recommend. Our accommodation was very comfortable and spotlessly clean. The lounge and bar area were very attractive and inviting and the breakfasts were well worth it! Plenty of choice and very attentive and friendly staff. Definitely the best location and the perfect place to relax. Would...

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Carla F F, Manager at Southern Sun Maputo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words and review. We are very proud of all of our staff members, who take it upon themselves day in and day out, to provide that quality customer service that our guests deserve and expect. Our committment is to provide a quality experience to every guest, every time. Thank you once again. We...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub for. Try late night drinks the guys behind the bar have been there a long time and really look after you Even if you only come in once every 3 or 4 months they always remember you and what you drink

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Carla F F, Manager at Southern Sun Maputo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to write your positive review about our hotel. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate you taking the time to complement our hotel and our staff. We look forward to welcome you back soon. Warm Mozambican Regards, Carla

Tiverton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The Southern Sun is situated right on the beach in Maputo. Formerly a Holiday Inn this hotel provides a really enjoyable base from which to conduct ones business in Maputo. There are newer hotels, including a massive, and seemingly almost empty, edifice recently open by Chinese and an ultra modern one, owned by Portuguese that feels like a private hospital,...

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Carla F F, Manager at Southern Sun Maputo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind comments. Delighted that we have exceeded all your expectations during your stay with us. On behalf of the management and staff, I would like to thank you for taking the time to send us such a positive review. We look forward to serving you again soon. Warm Mozambican regards, Carla

Paris, France
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Undoubtebly the place to stay and this for very many reasons. Having spent thousands and thousands of nights in hotels, it is immediately apparent this one is extremely well managed. It did not take me very long to spot out the General Manager and the Deputy General Manager as basically one or the other are on sight at any time...

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Carla F F, Manager at Southern Sun Maputo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to highlight your experience at our hotel and moreover for choosing to stay with us among other options in the vicinity. Our aim is to provide our guests with memorable experiences and we are delighted to learn that the team was able to leave a positive impression on you. We look forward...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For the perfect combination of sun, sea and sand, the Southern Sun Maputo is spectacularly situated on the magnificent Mozambique coast. Conveniently located only 7km from the International Airport and 5 minutes from the city centre, the hotel offers you the most desirable destination for a tropical vacation along the shores of the Indian Ocean. The well appointed, comfortable and tastefully decorated guest rooms are all equipped with air conditioning, telephone with voice mail and wake-up facilities, wireless Internet, satellite TV, in-room safe and in-room tea and coffee. For your added convenience there is an in-house hairdressing salon and boutique. At the Southern Sun Maputo your time is your own. You may choose to relax on the pool terrace and enjoy the warm African sunshine, or you may prefer more adventurous options. If you feel like exploring, there are exciting city tours for taking in the exotic sights and sounds of Maputo. The city has a rich history and a fascinating mix of diverse cultures. By day or by night you will feel the energetic pulse of this enigmatic city beating to the vibrant rhythm of Africa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Sun Maputo

Address: Avenida da Marginal 4016, Maputo 4354, Mozambique (Formerly Holiday Inn)
Region: Mozambique > Maputo Province > Maputo
Price Range: $273 - $452 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Sun Maputo 4*
Number of rooms: 269
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Also Known As:
Southern Sun Maputo Hotel Maputo
Holiday Inn Maputo
Southern Sun Hotel Maputo
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#1 Business Hotel in Maputo
#1 Luxury Hotel in Maputo
#2 Best Value Hotel in Maputo
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