Built in 1922 along sweepingly splendid lines, the magnificent Polana Serena Hotel in Maputo has long been considered one of Africa’s finest hotels. Located on the leafy boulevards of one of Maputo’s most exclusive residential districts, the Polana Serena Hotel belongs to an elite class of world-famous unique hotels, which includes such timeless legends as; Raffles Hotel, Singapore; The Dorchester, London and The Ritz in Paris.
Highlight of a Stay
Enjoying a delicious fresh seafood lunch whilst soaking up the ambience of the Grand Dame of Maputo. Then taking a short five minute stroll to the FEIMA craft market to buy souvenirs.
The hotel stands at the very heart of Maputo on one of the city’s most prestigious avenues and within easy reach of the international embassies, government buildings, presidential complex, shops, restaurants and sidewalk cafés. Mavalane International Airport is a 15 minute drive from the hotel.
Divided between the Main Colonial Building and the recently refurbished Polana Mar Wing the hotel has a total of 153 rooms and suites:
• 19 Studio rooms – Main Building: city view
• 57 Prime rooms – Polana Mar Wing: sea facing or courtyard view
• 47 Deluxe rooms – Main Building: sea facing or city view
• 20 Executive & Family rooms – Polana Mar Wing & Main Building: sea facing or city view
• 9 Executive suites – Main Building: sea facing
• 1 Presidential suite – Main Building: sea facing
The Polana Serena Hotel offers a number of dining experiences (all halal) and a selection of bars:
The Delagoa Restaurant: French Fine Dining Restaurant
Varanda: All day Dining Restaurant
Aquarius: Sushi Bar
Polana Bar: Main Bar
Maisha Health Club & Spa
Maisha Health Club and Spa offers four luxurious treatment rooms, a VIP suite especially designed for couples, all with shower and en-suite bathrooms, a lounge for relaxation and a Health Bar with selected natural fruit juices and teas.
A wide range of treatments are offered, each of which can be specifically tailored to your needs. Some utilize the renowned ELEMIS range of scientific skin therapy treatments, others are handmade by the therapy team using local fruits, flower oils, medicinal herbs and fruits of the sea.
Nearby Places of Interest
• Maputo city tour Circuits
• Maputo night life spots
• Inhaca Island 30 km off the coast
• Macaneta Beach 50 km
• Bilene Beach - 2 hours
• The Maputo Elephant Reserve
• FEIMA Maputo craft market
• Maputo central market