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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms public areas and gardens are well maintained, clean as much as you may expect for a hotel that has been in operation for so long. The bed was comfy and the sea view very enjoyable. Food was very good and so were the beverage choices. The greatest compliment I can give was that the service from reception, the...

Thank 0213
South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a four day conference in Maputo and we stayed at the hotel with their friendly staff. Very enjoyable stay with awesome views. Old colonial hotel but currently it is dated but clean rooms with good breakfast.

Thank The W
Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Great hotel. Old. but excellent service. Has a very good gym that includes a sauna. Food quality was good. A very good view of the ocean. I enjoyed my stay at this hotel. I would definitely go back in the future.

Thank Jolynbaz
Guest R, General Manager at Hotel Cardoso, responded to this review

Dear "Jolynbaz", Thank you so much for your review and comments regarding your stay with us. It's such a nice compliment to hear that you will definitely be returning to us again in the future. I am particularly pleased that you recognize we're getting on a bit. Though age is but a number (better halved) we are particularly proud of...

Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Had another lovely stay at this hotel and everything was gretfrom room, Baar service and breakfast! Lovely courteous staff who were great throughout and even assisted me with an extra early breakfast as I had to leave at 6am! Pity I did not have an ocean facing room this time , hopefully next month!

Thank Mahaveer C
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 16 January 2017

High up on a mountain side, allows for fantastic views of the surroundings. Morning breakfast on the patio made special with the sea view. Evening drinks around the pool, beautiful setting and to round it off - splendid music

Thank Vis1701
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic view to relax on the lawn in from of the hotel watching the sun set. Swim in the pool or listen to jazz. Lots of easy chairs on the lawn to relax with an expensive draught beer. It's expensive....three draft beers were MC 860. But a beautful view on pay day.

Thank Timothy W
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Had a time to chill after a work day and i must say the view is one of the best in Maputo, Ocean view without the disturbing ocean noise and wind. And the continental buffet with sea food was excellent. Appreciated the service too. Very friendly and courteous.

Thank geosafaris
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We went there again for a sundowner and this time we really enjoyed our evening. Yes, the service has greatly improved. The cocktails were good and we were served peanuts along with the drinks. The waiter was friendly and efficient. We also enjoyed the great sunset. This is the only place to enjoy the sunset in Maputo and it is...

Thank SunnyW358
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I live in Maputo and Hotel Cardoso is my place of choice. The AMAZING pool and views from the garden, the unique sunset view, the new talented Mozambican Chef of Fiamma and most of all, the amazing, professional and welcoming staff that literally makes you feel at home. Definitely a place to go and to stay for a business and/or...

Thank Cristina M
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The room was welcoming and clean even the food there was nice. We had our breakfast and supper at the hotel because during the day we went out to the markets and had some drinks in different restaurants.

Thank Dinkwetse M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The famous Cardoso, whilst situated in the heart of Maputo, commands sweeping views over Maputo Bay and the city below. This is the perfect base from which to do business, host a conference, explore Mozambique's colourful history or merely relax and enjoy all the pleasures which come with a stay at Hotel Cardoso. Fresh, vibrant and stylish the internationally acclaimed Hotel Cardoso sits on the Maputo cliff top with spacious gardens, large swimming pool and idyllic terraces. All bedrooms benefit from being individually decorated and contain all the amenities you would expect of a deluxe international hotel. Upgrade to a suite to enjoy your own private, luxury lounge and balcony running the full length of your suite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Cardoso

Address: Avenida Martires de Mueda 707, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Maputo Province > Maputo
Price Range: ₹ 10,071 - ₹ 17,919 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Cardoso 4*
Number of rooms: 130
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Also Known As:
Cardoso Hotel Maputo
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Maputo
#4 Luxury Hotel in Maputo
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