City Lodge Hotel Maputo now open


The City Lodge Hotel Group has opened its 62nd hotel today – the City Lodge Hotel Maputo in Mozambique, under the leadership of General Manager Gustavo Cardoso.

The hotel is ideally located on Rua Para o Palmar, near Avenida Julius Nyerere, and within easy reach of the Costa do Sol beach, city centre, a private hospital, university and various other business, entertainment, shopping and cultural attractions. It is the closest hotel to the Maputo International Airport, at some 6.5km or twelve-minute drive away.

This completes CLHG’s initial expansion plan of seven hotels outside of South Africa that began in 2015, with the City Lodge Hotel Maputo joining the group’s other properties in:

  • Botswana (104-room Town Lodge Gaborone)
  • Namibia (147-room Town Lodge Windhoek)
  • Kenya (127-room Fairview Hotel, Nairobi; 84-room Town Lodge Upper Hill, Nairobi; and 171-room City Lodge Hotel at Two Rivers Mall, Nairobi)
  • Tanzania (148-room City Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam)

The hotel has 148 rooms, including one suite, and guest rooms feature en-suite bathrooms with maxi showers (selected rooms have baths), queen or twin beds, air-conditioning, wi-fi, television with selected DStv channels, tea and coffee making facilities, large electronic safe, fridge, USB ports on either side of the bed, and work desk with lighting and plugs for easy connectivity.

The hotel features three boardrooms that seat 12, 14 and 24 people (latter converts into two boardrooms of 12 seats each); #Café restaurant serving full breakfast, lunch and dinner plus alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages; swimming pool; bar; fitness room; free parking; 24-hour reception and check in service; and same day laundry. Three of the rooms are designed to meet the special needs of the physically disabled.