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Southern Sun Maputo

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Rivonia, South Africa
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 February 2016

We had the pleasure of staying in the Southern Sun Maputo with a few colleagues from 28-30/01/2016. The hotel is in a fabulous location right on the beach, the rooms are spacious and lovely with a bath and a shower which was a real treat. The swimming pool is large and inviting, looking onto the sea. The hotel staff were... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your valuable time to post a review on TripAdvisor and especially for appreciating our well appointed rooms, our staff and their services. It is very encouraging for us to receive positive feedback such as yours. Delighted that we were able to make your stay an enjoyable one. We look forward to your next visit... More 

Durban
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I have to say that I had the Best hotel stay at The Southern Sun Maputo than i have anywhere else. Their service and attention to details is 5 star all the way. Their staff and GM are just most welcoming and helpful. The location is perfect, one of the best in Maputo ! Would not stay anywhere else Well... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your comments regarding your stay with us. We are delighted to read your review that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and that the hotel, staff and our services met all your expectations. We look forward to welcome you in the near future. Warm Mozambican Regards, Carla More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I often travel to Maputo for business and often stay at different hotels to get a feel for which is better. The Southern Sun is by far the best hotel. The location is the best in Maputo; the rooms are fantastic; the restaurant / bar area is the top networking spot in Maputo; the staff are very accommodating and treat... More 

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

Dear Guest, We appreciate the valuable time taken to share your feedback regarding our facilities and serives. At the Southern Sun Maputo, you are assured of our continuous attention and best service. Our staff with their genuine care and warmth ensure that every interaction with our guests is a wonderful and lasting moment. Thank you once again and we hope... More 

Umkomaas, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 31 January 2016

This is s fantastic hotel in Maputo, nice location and amenities. Staff helpful and friendly. I definitely would stay here again and recommend it to all travelling to Maputo. The rooms are well appointed, clean and spacious. Wonderful pool and good conference facilities. I didn't want to leave!

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

Dear Guest, Delighted to read your review and thank you for taking the time to write such an excellent feedback regarding your recent stay. We are pleased to know you had a wonderful experience and thank you for your recommending the hotel to future guests. Will certainly share your review with the entire team. Looking forward to welcome you back... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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94 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

stayed on business for 3 nights. When i checked in i asked for a sea facing room and waas upgraded thanks to my membership. The view is spectacular, room well appointed and crisp aand comfortable. Service great on all fronts. very monir negative was that my steak was overcooked...but the sauce....yummm

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind comments which will be shared with the team. It is very encouraging to receive positive feedback like yours. We are all very happy that you liked the hotel location, the room with the great view and more because you liked the service provided by our staff. We look forward in welcoming... More 

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36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 4 days at the hotel and their service just gets better every time. Staff react quickly and really assist to resolve any issues you may have. Staff is friendly. Rooms are clean and well kept. Breakfast is very good with a very large selection. Also a clean and practical gym.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your excellent feedback about your recent stay with us. Delighted to know that you had an enjoyable and relaxing stay and appreciated our hotel, its facilities and most importantly, the friendly and supportive staff. We look forward to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Mozambican regards, Carla More 

Kempton Park, South Africa
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74 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Perfect view to the ocean. The breakfast is the best, could not find a single fault on other amenities, room is a perfect size with perfect view to the ocean. I've been visiting the hotel monthly on business and enjoyed the breakfast and the local food form nearby restaurant. I am expecting better seafood, but to my surprise its not... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent stay at the Southern Sun Maputo and for taking the time to write to us. It is truly delightful to learn of your wonderful experience and we are glad to know that we were able to exceed your expectations. Thank you as well for your positive comments about the best breakfast, facilities and... More 

Cairo, Egypt
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32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Amazing view, food is orgasmic and expensive. Staff is nice and cool, they spoke perfectly English. Just ate there a few times, didn't actually stay at the hotel. There is an open buffet where everyone can just come and eat.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your review and kind words. Pleased that you liked our location, our attentive and polite staff. We have passed on your compliments to all of them. We hope you will give us an opportunity to welcome you again soon. Warm Mozambican Regards, Carla More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Our stay at Southern Sun Maputo was excellent, we really enjoyed the food more than anything, it was variety of foods that we had never eaten before, the hotel rooms were always neat and spot on, we will go back again anytime

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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 post your review following your recent visit at the Southern Sun Maputo. Delighted to note that you had an excellent stay with us. We make every effort to maintain the high standards and quality service and are delighted that we have been successful in achieving this during your stay. Feedbacks like... More 

Harare, Zimbabwe
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2016

After 2 years of traveling to Maputo regularly on business I have yet to find serious fault with the hotel. It is common to have minor problems at hotels, however when there has been an issue it has been sorted with courteous and prompt attention. The location on the water is stunning and the breakfasts are superb, rarely do you... More 

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

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay and conferencing with us. Your delightful feedback on our excellent service and warm hospitality was shared with the whole team who were sincerely pleased and inspired by your kind words. We take great pleasure in not only providing the finest facilities... More 

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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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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
  • 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: $256 - $432 (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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