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150 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2013

Stayed here for 1 week. If because of the 5 stars they have, you expect a service according to it, then this is not your place. Clearly it is not the Ritz or the Savoy, so look around and realise the city and the country and the culture of any other service. Staffs are serious as policemen, really not keen... More 

Thank Arturo65
Gaborone, Botswana
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2013

the hotel, the rooms and bathroom are very very clean, nice and quiet location. the room was quiet and peaceful. breakfast was very nice. The staff is so so friendly.........a big clean pool and garden area.

Thank nthami c
Johannesburg, South Africa
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138 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2013

I have stayed at this hotel twice before as a stopover, before going further north in Mozambique and it was great. The hotel is by no means cheap, but was in the past comfortable. We could have stayed at a number of similar high end hotels for the same price. This time however, 24/12/12, it was a very different story... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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93 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2012

Where to start? 5* it definitely is not, but it is priced that way. Room was small, outdated, smelly, with old furniture; bedsheets were dirty, with some patches of cigarette burn marks. Breakfast/food was dysmal. WIFI was constantly interrupted. Switched to Cardoso after two night, which ended up being cheaper and a much better experience on all accounts.

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152 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2012

Others have berated this hotel for being low standard. My experience was very positive. My room was spotless and well equipped. At my request I was given a particularly quiet room which was very peaceful. Wifi and cable internet work, TV has 20 working national and international channels, Wardrobe space was among the best I have experienced in any hotel.... More 

Thank MMTMRome
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2012

My big complaint on my last stay was across-the-board rude service. Happily, that has improved! They have also renovated at least one floor and the room itself was quite nice. All that said, the hotel is grossly over-rated (how in the world did it get assigned five stars?) and expensive for what you get. The first floor is quite nice... More 

Thank 730108Traveler
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2012

I have stayed at the VIP hotel on many occasions for business, primarily because my biggest client in Maputo has a "special" arrangement with them. This arrangement appears to be charging ridiculous prices for a below average hotel. The beds are comfortable and the bed linen is clean. Those are the positives. The negatives include: poor service, high prices, average... More 

Thank Bulave
1 review
Reviewed 10 November 2012

There is nothing 5-star about this hotel. In my opinion, they could be between a 2-3 star hotel, leaning more towards 2 stars. The WIFI did not work and the cellular/3G connection only worked if the unit was placed right next to the window. The room was dirty: stains on the bed, holes in the window blinds, rubbish in the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2012

OK hotel, but definitely not a 5 star, at it claims to be. Room was OK, but worn out. They are renovating at the moment, so hopefully in the future rooms will be of a higher standard. The pool is nice, but the sunchairs belong in a museum, probably haven't been changed since the early 80's... Breakfast was not impressive... More 

Thank PCDettwiler
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 14 October 2012

Stayed there for 2 nights. The hotel is in a great location in the city centre, near the ocean and near some really good restaurants. It is quite a grand hotel, looks great and has good facilities. However the hygiene of the hotel leaves a lot to be desired. The towels were old and dirty, the sheets were stained -... More 

Thank AlanNadur

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Grand Hotel Vip Maputo is certainly your gateway to the capital of Mozambique. Just 15 minutes from Mavalane International Airport, is located in one of its most prestigious arteries, Av. 25 de Setembro, overlooking Maputo bay. Offering 188 rooms, 6 Junior Suites and 6 Executive Suites. At your disposal you may also find a Restaurant, Cocktail Bar, outdoor swimming pool and a huge Conference Center, with several rooms of different capacities, from 12 to 500 people. Nearby, only at a few meters, it’s possible to visit the FACIM - Exhibition Fair. ... more   less 

Additional Information about VIP Grand Maputo Hotel

Address: Avda 25 de Setembro 692, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Maputo Province > Maputo
Price Range: ₹ 6,614 - ₹ 8,659 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — VIP Grand Maputo Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 196
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Also Known As:
Vip Hotel Maputo
Hotel Style:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Maputo
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