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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 19 November 2015

The swimming pool is lovely. Staff are friendly. However everything else is not what is represented online. The dining area is very cramped. Rooms are small and very kitch. Very noisy! you can literally hear people moving around the hotel. Food is terrible. No coffee or kettle in the rooms. Not value for the money being paid.

Thank LeeLancaster
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed two nights and those were two of the worst of my life. Staff were totally unresponsive when there was a problem - in first ten minutes my air conditioning was leaking water quite badly. I soon realised the carpet underneath was soaking wet, so it was a long term problem and it had soaked my bag. Receptionist came in...

Thank VeganqueenofScots
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I understand that it's not easy at all to find quality accommodation in Africa, especially for a good price, everything here in Maputo is overpriced, but this Hotel is not a good compromise. Room are very small, laud and not clean like they should be. The swimming pool u see in the photos is quite dirty and not-at-all possible to...

2Thank Luca P
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Altogether the place was not great. Most rooms are tiny and have no view because they're all on the ground floor (or even below). When I entered my room I found that the bathroom garbage had not been taken out, there was hair in the drain and the bathroom was a bit smelly. After I mentioned these points I got...

1Thank Niko S
Anglet, France
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Stayed one night before moving to Sundown (see review). Very small rooms (impossibly so for a business traveller), no space to store clothing and frequent power outages (thus no internet, A/c etc). Pool-side rooms are best, as there is light (during the day) and better air-flow. Breakfast is good and staff do their best and try to be helpful ......

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 22 May 2015

First I have to say we stayed here for six nights in spite of all the things we have been gradually discovering about the room... At first sight it seemed ok, it overlooked the pool and we were offered discount (to pay the price of a room without windows and not overlooking the pool) as we wanted to stay longer...

1Thank Lillemusen
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Staff was so friendly, food was great (especially breakfast that comes with room), loved the clean rooms with great décor and pool! Close to restaurants and Spar is a ten minute walk away. Definitely get the grilled chicken if you eat at the restaurant.

Thank margeauxeprinster
Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 5 February 2015

In many countries this hotel would be shut down for false advertising. Its nothing that it looks like on its website. A few choice photographs hide the fact that that this building should have been torn down, and not simply renovated. Their is infiltration and bad smells everywhere. Taps dont close properly, AC makes strange noises, and so many small...

1Thank MOzwald
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

Stay for 6 nights on a 1st floor room (see photo for hotel area). The hotel - small, not much space to move around. You can finish walking the whole hotel in just a minute. Small rectangular dip pool. Breakfast - acceptable variety and quality. Fruits are nice. Dinner - meals that you place order from the hotel, they actually...

Thank AsherAda
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Was given a room behind reception which meant wifi in my room which was a big bonus. The room itself was small but fine, the bathroom quite dated, and smelt of stagnant water The pool is small and doesn't look like it's been used in months. You get free breakfast, there's always fresh fruit and salad (!) but the range...

Thank emma_campaigner

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The first mozambican Boutique Hotel. Enjoy a totally relaxing, trendy, cool atmosphere on your next visit to Maputo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa das Arabias Boutique Hotel

Address: Av. 24 Julho 698, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Maputo Province > Maputo
Price Range: ₹ 4,680 - ₹ 5,281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villa das Arabias Boutique Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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“This is a budget Hotel and my impression is thatthe rooms are similar. All are around the pool in the courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles BenLamprecht, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room near the pool are better, but also laud... your choice :)”
 of 5 bubbles lucapettini, 4 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Pool-side cupboard better than a dungeon room.”
 of 5 bubbles RMCCJ, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
“do not take room 12”
  • improvisation - wardrobe
  • improvisation
  • dirt
  • sink
  • curtain rod crooked
  • table
  • dirt
  • broken handle
 of 5 bubbles Lillemusen, 22 May 2015 | Read review
“If you want wifi, go for room 1,2,3. Make sure you are on reception level though as basement has bad reviews”
 of 5 bubbles emma_campaigner, 21 Sep 2014 | Read review
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