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Southern Sun Maputo

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Quite expensive but totally worth it for the quality of service that you will get. Good breakfast selection specially the fresh fruit juice selection. Regarding the hotel restaurant, if you fancy common desserts/dishes in Mozambique that is not mentioned in the menu, try to asked first the waiter for the availability as their menu is not updated. good example is...

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Geithus
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is my favourite hotel in Africa, and I have been to many countries. A beautiful building situated by the see. Possible to swim at the beach but better in the pool. The bar is in colony stile. Nice places to sit outside watching the Sun set. Nice, confortable rooms. Friendly and helpful staff, good food.

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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

Pemba, Mozambique
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staff were welcoming, food is excellent, all together a wonderful stay. An afternoon drink or an early evening snack on the verandah, looking out over the sea is an experience you will not forget, I will definitely be back.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the time for providing your valuable feedback. We are pleased to note that the service along with the facilities and quality of our food were able to create a pleasant memory for you. Hoping to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Mozambican Regards Carla

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

i travelled to Maputo on the 16 December 2016 and i stayed for 2 nights , then staff were very friendly and helpful, the helped us with the luggage, the rooms were clean together with the pool,the breakfast was super

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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 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. We are glad that we exceeded all your expectations. Looking forward to welcome you back in the near future....

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights on a business trip...let's start with service...help with the luggage was not the most efficient. I arrived and the bellboy just stood there looking at me until I asked him to help 😤. Ladies at reception were very friendly and professional😊. Bar service ...light meals ...was slow ...apparently they assumed I had been served, though didn't...

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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 our services and facilities. We...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having traveled often to Maputo for work I have stayed in all the top hotels on offer. The Southern Sun is uniquely situated on the beachfront and is arranged intimately in a semi circle around the pool and the Evolve Restaurant. John and his team are are friendly and efficient without being intrusive. The breakfast and dinner buffets are fantastic...

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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 1 week ago

Shockingly low value for money. Stuck aircon. Broken wifi. Tv not working -stuck on advertising channnel (for Southern Sun coincidentally). Poor service all around by inattentive staff-keen to cash up though and stop service. Usual excuse of being busy!

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Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is right on the beach with a stunning pool overlooking the bay. Probably the best view of any hotel I've stayed at in Maputo. The food is also very good with an excellent buffet available for lunch and dinner 7 days a week. The staff are always friendly and attentive. Will definitely be back.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review. Delighted to receive your great comments about our hotel, team and services. We work with upmost team spirit to keep up the standards and always look into details to improve our service. Thank you once again and we look forward to your next visit. Warm Mozambican Regards, Carla

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Maputo twice and I was very pleased with my stay at the Southern Sun. Very friendly and helpful staff that went above and beyond to ensure that I had a great stay. Great location and easy to get around town. The hotel is clean, my room was modern and upgraded. The restaurant is a must try, some of...

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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 indeed very pleased to know that you had an enjoyable stay and appreciated the caring & friendly service of our staff. Our aim is to provide our guests with memorable experiences and we are delighted to learn that our team was able to leave a positive impression on...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed here for 5 days and what a pleasure! A modern hotel with an old colonial feel. Our suite was fantastic, plenty of space and well furnished overlooking the sea! The Evolve Restaurant is famous for its buffet style, but an A la Carte menu is also available. The food is amazing, excellent choice and great quality! We...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words. 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. We are determined continue to provide the type of service that you have noted. Once again, thank you and we...

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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
  • Breakfast included
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
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • 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
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: RM998 - RM1,519 (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
#3 Luxury Hotel in Maputo
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