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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights. It was clean and good. Perfect city view in the garden restaurant. We did not swim but pool were ok. If you catch good price it can be recommended. Close to city center. Staff was helpfull. Bathroom door were not closing but were clean

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Julian B, General Manager at Hotel Cardoso, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments. I inspected your room myself and the door is fully functional again. Look forward having you back in the near future. Regards, Julian Burton

Georgetown, Guyana
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Cardoso is one of the nicest hotels in Maputo. It has nice clean rooms, good food, and a beautiful view over the cliff. Also a great hotel for organizing conferences and meetings! The staff is very welcoming and friendly. Safe location.

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Julian B, General Manager at Hotel Cardoso, responded to this review

Dera Guest, Thank you for your great review. I look forward seeing you again. Regards, Julian Burton

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Courteous Staff.. helpful. Had a great room facing the indian ocean and it was pretty nice and clean. Food ...not bad and their seafood was always fresh. Food catered to all categories of foodies. Room service 20 minutes even in a packed hotel. Wifi ... mostly great but once in a while some glitched but it was strong. My things...

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Julian B, General Manager at Hotel Cardoso, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I read your review with great interest. Hope to see you back at Hotel Cardoso in the near future. Thank you. Regards, Julian Burton

Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Cardoso is an old colonial hotel that is fit for purpose for the business or leisure travelled with stunning sunset views of the Bay. The locator from airport is perfect with walking routes to the Harbour or seafront. The hotel is situated across a museum with local restaurants in walking distance. As a venue for our general meeting, it is...

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Julian B, General Manager at Hotel Cardoso, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for you review. We look forward having you back at Hotel Cardoso. Regards,

Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Perhaps a decade ago when customer service didn't matter as much as it does today and consumers had little choice this was a great place! Not today. We stayed for the weekend with friends knowing we were paying a premium for the location and the hotel's old glory but ended up disappointed. Reception and the concierge are not well trained...

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Julian B, General Manager at Hotel Cardoso, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am sorry to hear that your stay was not as enjoyable as expected. Feel free to contact me directly upon your next stay with us. Regards,

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

The hotel is situated on top of the hill overlooking the harbour and sea. What most people dont know is that it has not only great rooms and services but the most stunning, fully equipped gym on the very top floor with almost 360degree view of the harbour, sea and city. The equipment is top notch with your own towels...

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Julian B, General Manager at Hotel Cardoso, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. I will relay your commnets to my team. Regards,

Penn Valley, California
Reviewed 14 June 2016

My colleague and I stayed at this hotel for a month while in Maputo on business. The management was incredibly warm and accommodating; a pleasure to work with! The staff is all very kind and most are able to speak a bit of English and are happy to give you a few pointers on your Portuguese if you ask for...

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Julian B, General Manager at Hotel Cardoso, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice review. I look forward seeing again upon your next visit to Maputo. Regards,

Reviewed 11 June 2016

It is a clean ,safe hotel, but like every where in Maputo needs a lot of reparations.For short trip is fine but nothing more. The staff is nice but not efficient. The room is fine but bathroom not. TV programs are also not interesting, Internet very slow and in some rooms and areas no WIFI.

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Julian B, General Manager at Hotel Cardoso, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are on the process of upgrading various areas of our operation. Feel free to contact me again prior to your next stay at Hotel Cardoso. Regards,

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I have stayed at this hotel a few time now. Always enjoy their buffet meals. I was also impressed that now most of the staff have some working command of English and that made communications very easy. Professionalism and hospitality is 5 star quality. Perhaps as a result of the economic climate in the country right now, the hotel had...

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Pascal D, General Manager at Hotel Cardoso, responded to this review

Dear Bongani N, Thank you for sharing your experience following your stay with us here at the Cardoso Hotel Maputo. It is always rewarding to read that we have fulfill our mission, ensuring you received great service and you are keeping great memories. We are looking forward to welcoming you in a near future. Regards. Pascal Demarchi General Manager

Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Hotel Cardoso is and old establishment in Maputo, possibly the oldest hotel, but it recently remodeled, and the rooms are just fantastic.. The karma of the old hotel is still there and its well maintained. Srevice is just fantastic from the second you arrive till you leave. Highly recomended

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Pascal D, General Manager at Hotel Cardoso, responded to this review

Dear Johnpetter, Thank you for your kind comments. Always great to share with the team that we have been successful in our mission to fully please our guests. Looking forward to welcome you back soon. Best regards. Pascal Demarchi General Manager

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
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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 dos Martires de Moeda 707, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Maputo Province > Maputo
Price Range: RM831 - RM1,267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Cardoso 4*
Number of rooms: 131
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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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“Confirm the existence of mosquito nets on the bedroom windows”
 of 5 bubbles AntonioSa_12, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No to ground floor rooms & rooms close to the stairs. Can be noisy for a light sleeper...wooden stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles olutayob, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a balcony and view of the water.”
 of 5 bubbles nikkid285, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Higher levels have better view .”
 of 5 bubbles 925nadiap, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
“4th Floor gives the best views of the Bay”
 of 5 bubbles bonganin321, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
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