South African Hotels

Polana Serena Hotel

Address
Maputo City
Mozambique
Southern Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
City, Business, Family, Conference, Leisure, Resort
US $340.00SINGLE RATE
FOR TODAY

In the flourishing, upmarket suburbs of Maputo lies the ‘Grand Dame’ of African hotels, the Polana Serena Hotel. This newly updated hotel retains the timeless charm of a bygone era while offering guests all they will need to remain relaxed and linked in the modern world. The hotel and the city of Maputo are reclaiming its place as a sought-after destination highly-regarded for its captivating history and culture, mild climate and warm, open waters of the Indian Ocean. Take part in the African Renaissance when visiting this classic hotel in the ever-friendly country of Mozambique.

Accommodation

Accommodation at the hotel is provided for in 143 spacious rooms and suites, each of which is tastefully decorated in an elegant colonial-style touched with influences of Africa and Portugal. Guests have a choice of sea-facing rooms or those with views of the city. Each room has magnificent hand-carved furniture, and the beds are fitted with the finest linens.

•Studio Rooms - 18
•Deluxe Rooms - 48
•Executive Rooms - 12
•Standard Rooms - 51
•Executive Rooms - 6
•Executive Suites - 8
•Presidential Suite - 1

Hotel Room Features include:

•Air-conditioning
•24-hour WiFi and in-room modem hook-up
•International direct dialing
•Voice-mail
•Tea and coffee-making facilities
•IP TV and Video on Demand
•iPod Docking stations - suites only
•Espresso coffee machine - suites only
•In-room satellite TV
•Mini bar
•Private safe
•Hairdryer
•Bathrobe and slippers.

Facilities

•Restaurant (3) and bar
•Resident lounge
•Poolside bar
•Conference venues
•Business Center
•Indoor and outdoor swimming pools
•Fitness center
•Tennis courts
•Health spa
•Hair salon.

Services

•24-hour reception
•24-hour room service
•Concierge
•Porters
•Secure onsite parking
•WiFi
•Airport shuttle
•Laundry service.

Conferences

The meeting rooms at this Hotel can accommodate up to 50 people. The Grand Ballroom will comfortably seat 250 delegates and is an elegant venue for banqueting. All rooms are air-conditioned, WiFi enabled and equipped with modern audio-visual technology and teleconferencing facilities. The hotels have a dedicated team of conference specialists to assist with every aspect of the conference planning and execution.

Wellness

Health and Beauty Spa at the Hotel is called “Maisha” and is a haven of tranquility for the mind, body, and soul. The qualified beauty and wellness therapists offer a range of specialist treatments.

•18m-landscaped pool set amid extensive tropical gardens
•State-of-the-art gymnasium and cardio studio
•Aerobic studio
•Steam, sauna, lap pool, sundeck, and juice bar
•Full range of holistic massage, detox, and aromatherapy treatments hair salon.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bathrobe
  • Direct dial telephone
  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In room safe
  • Internet Access
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite TV
  • Slippers
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Restaurants

The Varanda Restaurant

The restaurant is colorful and vibrant, and ideal dining venue for a casual get together that offers both buffet and a la carte choices. This elegant restaurant also provides a live grill station and coffee shop. True to its name, the venue offers both interior and exterior seating. Live music during Saturday's Seafood night and Sunday lunch.

The Delagoa Restaurant

The best French fine dining restaurant in town is experienced at Delagoa.  It is located on the same level as the lobby.  The venue is ideal for social functions, high-profile business events with optional private dining room and romantic dinners. The restaurant offers a mix of French & Mozambican dishes. Showcasing the best of old and new world wine choices, the Delagoa excels in presentation, décor, and attentive service.

Aquarius Sushi Bar

The Aquarius Sushi Bar has views of Maputo Bay and offers sandwiches, seafood choices, and salads. They serve fresh fruit juices, shakes, and ice to cool you down on warm summer day. The lunch time offering has a great selection of Sushi prepared from the days catch.

Polana Bar

Polana Bar is a very popular with high society, and the atmosphere is relaxed in an elegant setting. This bar serves a broad range of wines, finest malts and classic cocktails throughout the day. The terrace overlooks the pool and serves tea and pastries, in the evening this is the spot to enjoy a relaxing cigar.  Live Piano music is played here on certain dates.

The Spa

The exclusive Maisha Spa offered a high-tech gym, aerobic studio, indoor swimming pool and restricted spa areas for both men & women.

The wellness facilities

 
  • 19-meter long outdoor swimming pool in the gardens
  • gymnasium & cardio studio
  • aerobic studio offering workouts that include cardiovascular, kickboxing, dance, yoga, Tai Chi and ‘stretch and sculpture.'
  • steam, sauna, lap pool, sundeck and juice bar
  • full range of holistic massage, detox and aromatherapy treatments
  • unisex hair and beauty salon

Health and beauty spa treatments

The spa offers a broad range of treatments, each of which can be individually tailored to clients' needs. Some utilize the vast ELEMIS range of scientific skin therapy treatments; others are handmade by the hotel's private team.

Face Treatments

  • Elemis Oxygen Skin Calm Facial
  • Elemis S.O.S. Purifying Facial
  • Elemis Herbal Lavender Repair
  • Elemis Fruit Active Glow
  • Elemis Exotic Moisture Dew
  • Maisha Deep cleanse facial
  • Mussiro Facial Mask

Body Treatments

  • Exotic Lime & Ginger Salt Glow
  • Maisha Coffee Scrub
  • Thermal Gommage Scrub: Dead Sea Sault Scrub
  • Soap Dream:
  • Chocolat Massage: unique, magic, full “The pampering massage “, nourishing, moisturizing, protecting/

Massage

  • Maisha Signature Massage
  • Aromatherapy
  • Chakra Stone Massage
  • The Geothermal / Hot Stone Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage Spirit Reviver
  • Deep Tissue Massage Stress-a-way
  • Deep Tissue Massage Muscle Melt

Chakra Balance

  • Synchronized Massage
  • Muka Abhyanga
  •    Grieve Skanda: this Ayurvedic massage aims to reduce muscle and joint fatigue associated
  • Pada Abhyanga: during the Ayurvedic feet massage
  • Shirodhara:  a traditional Ayurvedic Royal Treatment recommended for insomnia, headaches, fatigue and
  • depressio
  • Abhyanga Shareera: the ancient Ayurvedic massage using special herbal oil
  • Bamboo Massage: Bamboo Treatment reduces tension
  •    Macau Massage: an exclusive treatment from Mozambique using Mussiro Powder


Hand and Feet Treatments

  • Manicure
  • Pedicure
  • Spa Manicure
  • Spa Pedicure
  • Nail Polish Re-varnish

Waxing

  • Full Leg Waxing
  • Half Leg Waxing
  • Arms Waxing
  • Chest or Back Waxing
  • Under-arm waxing
  • Upper Lip or Chin Waxing
  • Chin Waxing

Shopping

This property is within easy reach of the embassies, government buildings, the presidential palace, shops, restaurants. The Mavalane Airport is a mere 18 min from the hotel.

Swimming

The hotel has a 19 meter high landscaped swimming pool set amid extensive tropical gardens. This large outdoor lap pool is surrounded by a sundeck with sun lounge chairs.

Beauty salon

Guests staying at the hotel may enjoy treatments at the hair and beauty salon.

Gym

The gymnasium, cardio studio, and aerobic studio offer workouts including cardiovascular, kickboxing, dance, yoga, Tai Chi are available to all guests.

Relaxing

Guests are welcome to relax and enjoy tranquility in the steam room and sauna. A juice bar is available to guests where refreshing beverages are available.

Nearby attractions
  • Maputo Elephant Reserve
  • Mozambique City Tours
  • Maputo Central Market
  • Museum of the Revolution
  • colonial Portuguese-style buildings
  • the oldest historic site is the fort
  • Roman Catholic Cathedral of Our Lady of Fatima
  • Maputo's train station was designed and built in the early 1901 by Eiffel who also built the famous tower in Paris
  • Maputo Botanic Gardens
  • National Art Museum
  • Alvaro Castro Museum of Natural History
  • Municipal Market
  • Beaches
  • Macaneta beach

Conference Venues

The Hotel service portfolio, its vibrant entertainment offer, as well as the wide choice of dining options, combined with the skilled and personalized approach, ensure that guest satisfaction is achieved from the conception stage to the successful conclusion of any event at the exclusive Polana Serena Hotel in Maputo, Mozambique.

Conference, Meetings & Incentives

The four business executive conference rooms for small meetings accommodate between 14 and 50 delegates. All conference venues are well equipped with WIFI connection and state of the art audio visual equipment. A sideboard for coffee breaks has been incorporated in all rooms, and a small coffee machine is part of the setup for guest convenience.

The Grand Ballroom of the legendary Polana Serena Hotel in Maputo, with its no-classical design and style, high ceilings, columns, crystal chandeliers, two beautiful galleries and a state of the art sound system, make for an unforgettable event.  With a maximum capacity of 350 delegates, this event venue at the Hotel was designed to adapt quickly to guests' different needs and requirements.

Full day conference package:

  •  Full day conference room hire
  •  Two coffee breaks & a light finger lunch
  •  Projection screen
  •  Multimedia projector
  •  Television and video
  •  Lectern and microphone
  •  Complimentary internet access
  •  Flip charts, notepads, and stationary
  •  Mineral water & candies

Half day package:

  •  Half day conference room hire
  •  One coffee breaks & a light finger lunch
  •  Projection screen
  •  Multimedia projector
  •  Television and video
  •  Lectern and microphone
  •  Complimentary internet access
  •  Flip charts, notepads, and stationary
  •  Mineral water & candies

Business Services:

  •  Fully equipped business center
  •  Full secretarial services
  •  Foreign exchange facilities
  •  Ticket confirmations
  •  Airport Business Lounge accesses vouchers

Conference and Banqueting Services:

  •  Banqueting services for up to 500 delegates
  •  LCD Projector & Screen
  •  Video conferencing
  •  Sophisticated lighting

  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Conference venue
  • Curio Shop
  • Gym
  • Lounge
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby golf course
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Steam room
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • 24 - hour room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge services
  • Health & Fitness Centre
  • Housekeeping service
  • Internet connection
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Massage treatments
  • Porters
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up call
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Available Rooms

Standard Seafacing Room

# Rooms:
45

The 45 beautifully appointed Standard Rooms at this five - star Hotel, provide magnificent views over the ocean and offer a refined elegance, and lavish references to countries Indo-Portuguese heritage.

Standard Seafacing room amenities and services:

  • 24-hour room service
  • Air-conditioning
  • 24-hour free WIFI and in-room modem hook-up
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Voice-mail
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities
  • IP TV and Video on Demand
  • Ipod Docking stations
  • In-room satellite TV
  • Mini bar
  • Private safe
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe and slippers
Single Room US $340
Double Room US $420

Deluxe City View Room

Deluxe City View Room features:

  • Air-conditioning
  • 24-hour WIFI and in-room modem hook-up
  • International direct-dialing and voice-mail
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities
  • IP TV and Video on Demand
  • Ipod Docking stations - suites only
  • Expresso coffee machine - suites only
  • In-room satellite TV
  • Mini bar
  • Private safe
  • Hair driers
  • Bathrobe and slippers.
Single Room US $340
Double Room US $430

Deluxe Seaview Room

# Rooms:
13

The hotel, features a total of 52 Deluxe rooms, 14 of which are sea facing. The bed-head is composed of delicate carved spindles, set against a silken backdrop, while the overhead canopy is framed by an exquisitely carved mahogany frieze.

Deluxe Seafacing room amenities and services:

  • 24-hour room service
  • Air-conditioning
  • 24-hour free WIFI and in-room modem hook-up
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Voice-mail
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities
  • IP TV and Video on Demand
  • Ipod Docking stations
  • In-room satellite TV
  • Mini bar
  • Private safe
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe and slippers
Single Room US $380
Double Room US $470

Executive City View Room

Executive City View Room features:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Espresso coffee machine - suites only
  • In-room satellite TV
  • Mini bar
  • Private safe
  • Hair driers
  • 24-hour WIFI and in-room modem hook-up
  • International direct-dialing and voice-mail
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities
  • IP TV and Video on Demand
  • Ipod Docking stations - suites only
  • Bathrobe and slippers.
Single Room US $480
Double Room US $560

Executive Sea Facing Room

# Rooms:
6

The Executive Sea facing rooms at the legendary Polana Serena Hotel in Maputo are spacious and comfortably furnished. Exclusive facilities and amenities are available to guests which make for a pleasant and memorable stay.

Executive Seafacing room amenities and services:

  • 24-hour room service
  • Air-conditioning
  • 24-hour free WIFI and in-room modem hook-up
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Voice-mail
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities
  • IP TV and Video on Demand
  • Ipod Docking stations
  • In-room satellite TV
  • Mini bar
  • Private safe
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe and slippers
Single Room US $520
Double Room US $600

Executive Suite

# Rooms:
10

The hotel is lots of Portuguese heritage; the hotel rooms have a lot of hand crafted furniture. Gorgeous fabrics in tones of cream and white have been used. The headboard has carved spindles, set against a silk backdrop while the overhead canopy is framed by an exquisitely carved mahogany frieze

Executive Suite amenities and services:

  • 24-hour room service
  • Air-conditioning
  • 24-hour free WIFI and in-room modem hook-up
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Voice-mail
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities
  • IP TV and Video on Demand
  • Ipod Docking stations
  • In-room satellite TV
  • Mini bar
  • Private safe
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe and slippers
Single Room US $750
Double Room US $840

Presidential Suite

# Rooms:
1

Presidential Suite amenities and services:

  • 24-hour room service
  • Air-conditioning
  • 24-hour free WIFI and in-room modem hook-up
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Voice-mail
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities
  • IP TV and Video on Demand
  • Ipod Docking stations
  • In-room satellite TV
  • Mini bar
  • Private safe
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe and slippers
Single Room US $4280
Double Room US $4360

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -25.969013

Longitude: 32.597109

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On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

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5 Star

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