8 Best Places To Stay In Maputo, Mozambique - Updated 2024

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The capital of Mozambique, Maputo, is a vibrant hub of soul food, stunning architecture and a lively street life. Emerging from this are some fabulous accommodation options to suit all types of travelers, no matter what your budget. Whether you’re looking for a good time or just wanting to explore new places but are unsure where to stay, check out this list of the best places to stay in Maputo, Mozambique.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 21, 2024.

1. Boutique Guest House (from USD 53)

If you’re looking for an alternative to the larger hotels, this boutique style guest house is a welcoming oasis in the heart of Maputo. Here, you can relax in private rooms, all with a suite, and enjoy the views of the city from your terrace with an ice cold cocktail. Kitchen and lounge areas are shared, which gives you the opportunity to meet other like-minded travelers, and a fresh continental breakfast is included in the price. Situated within walking distance to main attractions such as the Fortress of Maputo, Cathedral and Tunduro Botanical Gardens you can take advantage of their pool to cool off on your return or take a quick walk to the beach.

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GuestHouse 1109

Wifi Available

Address: 1109 Avenida Patrice Lumumba
6.57 km (4.1 mi) from Mercado de Peixe

Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Ironing service Internet services Soundproof rooms

2. Modern flat in city center (from 45 USD)

Situated in a central and safe neighborhood of Maputo this charming and comfortable one-bedroom flat is great for either business or holiday trips for up to two people. Kick back and relax in beautifully decorated and airy surroundings with excellent facilities to cook dinner if you fancy a night in. For nights out, this street is within walking distance to the best spots to watch the sunset in town and to several restaurants. The hosts are extremely helpful and even offer pick ups from the airport when possible; they also provide a Tip Book which is full of useful information to help you enjoy your stay.

Modern flat in city center

Price: from 45 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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3. The best rooftop in town (from 65 USD)

You’ll be amazed by the bird’s eye view of the Maputo landscape from this rooftop apartment in the touristic heart of Maputo. A cozy and comfortable apartment suitable for a couple with options for guests on a sofa bed, it’s an affordable option for couples, solo and business travelers. Centrally located, it’s a close walking distance to popular bars, restaurants, and the Polana shopping center. When you simply want to relax from sightseeing, take advantage of the fantastic views from the terrace.

The best rooftop in town

Price: from 65 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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4. Entire apartment with pool and near beach (from USD 64)

Book this lovely, family-friendly apartment with reliable security and garden and pool facilities. The apartment is one section of a grand, beautiful home designed by renowned architect Jose Forjaz, with elegant finishes carefully selected by the owners. It has fantastic access to the city beach, local seafood restaurants where you can watch the sunset over the sea. Fully equipped with everything you need to make your stay as homey as possible.

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Maputo, Cidade de Maputo, Mozambique
1.86 km (1.2 mi) from Mercado de Peixe
100 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
so relaxing and comfortable with all the amenities you need
dstv and free wifi available
there is a medium sized pool in the courtyard which is great for laps or kids
we are grateful to our host having provided such a well equipped apartment with a beautiful spacious balcony
the house is beautiful with very comfortable bedroom and bathroom
place is clean and well decorated with special touches
the room itself was great - clean cosy and aircondotioned
very clean and everything clearly marked and explained
due to the daily house keeping the house is always clean
a great host family indeed
sofia was a wonderful host
the hosts are very welcoming and helpful
jorge was a great host and so the whole family
very helpful guests and staff
very nice place close to the sea maritimo and shopping mall
awesome place well located and beautiful
great place located in the heart of maputo
really enjoyed the location as well
the location was perfect for us
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5. Beautiful room with private balcony (from 29 USD)

If you’re looking for the perfect spot during your stay in Maputo, then this fantastic apartment is the ideal choice for your visit. Modern and expertly equipped to make your stay as comfortable as possible, it features a double bed and private balcony in shared accommodation with one person and includes all mod cons, the internet and a maid service to take care of all your laundry. In close proximity to restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops, bars, parks and art galleries as well as plenty of public transportation.

Beautiful room with private balcony

Price: from 29 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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6. Hotel Atlantis 2 (from USD 46)

Hotel Atlantis 2 is ideally located for travelers wanting to make the most of their holiday for local attractions, restaurants, seafood, and beaches. It offers double, single and twin bedrooms equipped with air conditioning, flat-screen TV with satellite channels and private bathrooms. Enjoy tasty dishes from the ala carte menu in their on-site restaurant and breakfast is included in the price. This is a 3-star value for money.

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Hotel Atlantis

Wifi Available

Address: Av Paulo Samuel Kankhomba 789
5.26 km (3.3 mi) from Mercado de Peixe

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Business centre

7. Bamboo Guest House & Spa (from USD 70)

This Japanese style hotel is located in a safe area close to the center of Maputo and local attractions. You can book comfortable, air-conditioned deluxe rooms complete with satellite TV and WiFi, either with a pool or garden views. Enjoy their facilities of the fitness or spa and wellness centers and take a dip in the outdoor pool to refresh yourself. In addition to being close to local restaurants and bars, you can relax in their garden restaurant for some great local food.

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8. Malagueta Inn (from USD 53)

This little hideaway is an ideal choice if you love the beach as it’s only a 6-minute walk away! They offer private rooms, with differing options for balconies, en-suite or shared bathroom according to your budget, but all within the realm of a friendly atmosphere. For 5 USD extra, you can have a delicious continental breakfast from the comfort of the communal terrace with its great views of the city. It’s one of the best-rated locations and close to local markets, restaurants, and cafe-bars, and you can even hire a bicycle here to explore Maputo further.

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8.8 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Avenida 24 de Julho 14
5.87 km (3.7 mi) from Mercado de Peixe

Parking Restaurant Room service Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Babysitting/child services Laundry

Find your perfect getaway

Maputo’s newly found confidence keeps on growing and with it, more and more unique accommodation keeps on cropping up. This list of places to stay should help you decide which are the best to choose from, whatever your tastes or your traveling itineraries. Book one of these amazing places and enjoy the rest of your holiday!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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