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accra
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Very nice hotels with views over the city. Service and cleanliness very good. Restaurant and bar welcoming. Goog stay. Location of hotel is within a mile of several bars restaurants. Rooms could do with an update and the pool was not clean.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your time and for your comments which will be share with team. I took note of the point you raised regarding the room. The cleanliness of the pool must be perfect in any occasion, I will review this point with my team. Please accept my sincere apologies. For information,We have started the work to our...

Nairobi
Reviewed 11 September 2014

I stayed at Hotel Cardoso in September 2014, while on a business trip. My on-line booking experience was great, with speedy responses and great support (and consideration) from the reservation Supervisor, Carlos Macuvele. The hotel has airport pick up, which was fantastic (there was a huge delay in getting my visa, and the hotel transport waited for me). The rooms...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind comments following your stay with us, here at The Hotel Cardoso in Maputo. I am delighted that you had a great experience you shared with the Tripadvisor community. I will personally pass your thank you to Carlos and Décio who will be more than happy to read your review which will be shared...

Reviewed 1 September 2014

Spent a weekend the first weekend of August 2014. The hotel location is great but rooms can use a little update to modernize a bit. A bit of a challenge if you don't speak Portuguese as is the case in most of the country. Front desk is more fluent in English than the rest of the service staff. The seafood...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your visit and for the feedback you shared. Regards. Pascal Demarchi

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 29 August 2014

We werent sure how our stay in Maputo would be, and it was such a pleasant surprise. Hotel Cardoso was large and well appointed. Staff were friendly. Our room was also large and had a very comfortable bed with a nice view of the city from the small terrace. The bars and restaurants on the property were also of good...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind comments and for sharing your experience with the readers! We are looking forward to welcome you again soon. Regards. Pascal Demarchi General Manager

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 August 2014

The Cardoso Hotel has a long history in Mozambique and regardless of the latest renovations it has managed to keep its soul intact. I have stayed many times in this hotel for professional purposes. Although it is rather pricy, it has an atmosphere, smashing views, a welcoming garden with endless Maputo bay sunsets and a large pool tucked between the...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your nice comments regarding your stays and experience at the Cardoso Hotel in Maputo. You are perfectly right when you mention *the typical Mozambican touch*. I really think that is the point that is making the hotel and its team different than the others hotels in town. We are keeping the soul and...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2014

I went to this magnificent hotel for this first time on my honeymoon in 2008, and was simple amazing the kindness and welcoming of the staff. The Bedroom was superb, and the food very tasty. On that time the other part of the building of the hotel was in rehabilitation, but didn't change anything about the beauty and calmness on...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your visit and for your time sharing your experience, here at the Cardoso Hotel in Maputo. The Cardoso Team is looking forward to welcoming you again! Warm regards. Pascal Demarchi General Manager

Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

I have stayed at Cardoso a number if times and although service is welcoming and rooms are clean and comfortable there is room for improvement. Buffet is expensive and food is average however there are a lot of restaurants close by so eating isn't a problem!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your visit at Hotel Cardoso and for sharing your experience. The point relating to our restaurant offer has been note. Looking forward to welcoming again. Regards Pascal Demarchi General Manager

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 30 July 2014

I stayed at Hotel Cardoso because my favorite hotel was under renovation. Hotel Cardoso is in a great location, and has a pretty decent view of the waterfront. Food is good, and the staff is very attentive and welcoming. However, my first night I woke up at 3am feeling nauseous and realized that there was a sewer smell coming from...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback which will be share with the team. Please accept my apologies for the inconvenience you suffered during your stay, we are working to eradicate this issue. In the meantime I am please that our team took care of you promptly and professionally by providing you with an alternative accommodation. We are actually focusing...

Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 28 July 2014

The hotel probably has the best view in Maputo with a nice garden restaurant and pool. However the rooms leave much to be wanted. The noise level from the elevator was very disturbing in my room. Also people running in the stairs shouting didn't make the night a quiet affair. Service is OK for Maputo. Breakfast was also adequate. Overall...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting and sharing your review. Please accept my apologies regarding the noise from both the elevator and from our historic wooden staircase. We are going to celebrate in a couple of years the centenary of the building which became an hotel in 1924 so hopefully we will be here years to come. Regards Pascal Demarchi...

Hazyview
Reviewed 19 July 2014

When we arrived at the hotel, we were given a very warm welcome from the reception staff. We arrived a little early for check in, we were tired and hungry, every effort was made to make us comfortable while we waited for our room. We sat outside near the swimming pool and had a drink. The waiting staff were friendly...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your feedback and kind comments. They will be share with the team Cardoso who will take great pride to see its efforts rewarded by your review. 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
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
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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: RM842 - RM1,288 (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 Luxury Hotel in Maputo
#4 Business Hotel in Maputo
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“Confirm the existence of mosquito nets on the bedroom windows”
 of 5 bubbles antoniosB9966VY, 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
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