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The Grand Dame of Maputo - the iconic Polana Serena Hotel now has even more reasons for you to fall in love……By Serena Hotels
The Polana Serena Hotel has always given its clients reasons to fall in love with it. From its vantage location in the fascinating city of Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, a country offering enough to justify an entry into a ‘must visit’ bucket list , magnificent views that just take your breath away, architectural design and décor that brings alive the golden era of the 1920’s when the hotel was originally built , the Maisha Health club with its secret garden and private indoor pool, delights such as afternoon tea served in a style calmingly reminiscent of yesteryear ,spirited entertainment with local talent …..Now the landmark hotel aptly described as the ‘Grand Dame ‘ of Maputo gives you a new reason to fall in love all over again, this time with the fresh and inspiring style taken with the newly refurbished Polana Mar Wing.
The hotel was first built in 1922 designed by then world famous architect, Walter Reid and has been renovated at various stages over the years. In 1971, an additional wing, the Polana Mar was added.
Serena Hotels carried out a refurbishment and upgrade of the main building in 1999 – 2000 and has now just completed a renovation of the Polana Mar wing which has 66 rooms spread over 3 floors with different room types – Prime, Executive and family rooms.
A majority of the rooms overlook the beautiful bay of Maputo, bringing a therapeutic feel to an experience that is heightened by the vibrant and ethnic design. The design, was inspired by elements of local culture, art and nature which have been so elegantly and colorfully presented in the rooms and the corridors, you will be sure to love the perfect blend of the contemporary and modern feel with the old world comfort.
And for families, the big news is the ‘Serena Kids Club’ which has been created at the Polana Mar includes a playroom with toys, games and a wide selection of children’s movies.
Polana Serena Hotel promises to continue to provide its guest with that exceptional Hotel experience that makes Maputo the ideal place to visit whether for business and /or pleasure.
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