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Catembe Gallery Hotel

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We visited Gallery hotel over the Festive season. Lovely atmosphere, we were wowed by the stunning location and lovely relaxed atmosphere. Special thank you to Wellington & Patricia for making us feel so much at home. We will be back! :)

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Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 13 January 2017

From where ever you sit, be it at the restaurant, on the pier or on a room's veranda, the view is spectacular. The Maputo skyline looks like New York's. The Katembe beach stretches out on both sides of the hotel, inviting joggers and walkers to appreciate its peaceful environment. The hotel has been revamped, the reception is being remodeled, the...

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Reviewed 10 January 2017

This year my husband and I celebrated New Year’s Eve at Catembe Gallery Hotel with friends. We were glad that we took the package of accommodation, party, buffet dinner and brunch. The food was very good, with a variety of Portuguese, local and international dishes. I particularly enjoyed the Brunch on the 1st of January. It was great! The DJ...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We stayed here from the 23rd of December 2016 to the 28th of December 2016. 1. we had to wait in the queue for the ferry for over 4 hours to be ferried for 10 minutes. 2.If you don't speak any of their languages ,the people try by all means to over charge you, we paid different prices at the...

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here on the 2 Jan 2017 with a party of 21. Were served rotting prawns, dry tasteless chicken and overcooked dry ribs for dinner!!!!!! Completely disgusting. Was a special family holiday ending there, to say farewell to a terminal father and they served him rotten prawns!! Drinks ordered and billed but not delivered to the table, no hot...

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We were a family of 6 that stayed in the newly built / renovated Spa rooms 2&3. Although there's alot of work to be done, the rooms are spacious and beautiful...very comfy beds. This place is such a gem...a diamond in the rough! Ideal if you want to be a stone's throw away from the warm beach and busy city...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

best location for a hotel right on the beach and a superb view of maputo . staff tried very hard to please but are let down by management. no water in rooms for 2 days and no explanation from management and no offer of complimentary bottle water. they consistently run out of basic items. avoid this hotel at all cost...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Visited on a couple of occasions not as guests at the hotel only the restaurant and bar The hotel is a little oasis with fantastic views across the bay to Maputo obviously a project of love by the owners with an old colonial feel they also have a small museum for visitors Food was good staff warm and friendly also...

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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The best Accommodation i have been to in a while,right on the beach.The management and stuff know what they are there for.Warm welcoming people of the Hotel stuff,had no booking but was accommodated like a King.I will definitely go back soon.

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful team. Restaurant food good though it took a while to serve. There is wifi too if you ask for it. Just stayed one night but room was large clean and comfortable. Good views over the bay with Maputo in the distance. We travelled in from Ponta do Ouro which was a long rough road but worth...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small independent Boutique hotel on the beach with stunning views of the Indian Ocean islands and city skyline. Rooms are tastefully decorated with art featuring local artists. The hotel has 2 restaurants, one famous since 1958 for the best seafood and LM prawns, the other is the new Marisol Baia, a cocktail and tapas bar at the end of the hotel's private jetty. Ideal for romantic getaways as well as family stays. Swimming pool, large garden and direct access to a safe beach. With free wireless and transport to any place in town, we are hosting a growing number of international consultants and business travellers. Easily accessible in 10 minutes from downtown Maputo by car ferry or private boat of the hotel. Safest and most inspirational place to stay in Maputo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Catembe Gallery Hotel

Address: Rua B 77 Catembe | Maputo, Catembe, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Maputo Province > Catembe
Price Range: £74 - £139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Catembe Gallery Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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“Avoid room 10 only because of the smell coming form the Jacuzzi.”
 of 5 bubbles Luckmore, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms face forward so they are quiet - there are honeymoon cabanas right on the beach (see photo)”
 of 5 bubbles Louise989, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Check the room before you settle you may need to change.”
 of 5 bubbles blackpepperzw, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“There seem to be ongoing renovations, try to get one of those rooms”
 of 5 bubbles wanderlust682, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
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