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Maputo
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Hotel great pool great breakfast dining room and walking distance to great restaurants Just watch out for the bar staff doubling up on your drinks count as at the end of the night it can be quite a shock when they try to convince you that you have had 35 beers ( mmmtry walking talking or being able to...

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Coimbra, Portugal
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Considering the hotel offer in Maputo, this hotel for those who want to have some comfort and quality of food is one of the few hotels to consider in a business trip or a holliday stay. If the intention is to visit the Kruger Park from Mozambique, could be a good starting point.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your nice review. We all look forward seeing you again in the near future. Regards, Julian

Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 13 September 2016

this visit was most unpleasant, i am a regular at this hotel , firstly ! was given a room smelling of smoke. I asked for an upgrade to which I always get being a regular at the hotel. Two major concerns was that I had to beg twice for them to arrange my shower water which remained cold. the third...

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

Dear Guest, I am so sorry that we failed you. I took immediate corrective action therefore feel free to contact me directly thru the hotels main email address prior to your next visit. We took all your comments in a constructive way. Regards, Julian

Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Exceptionally friendly and superior staff and management make this hotel one of the most pleasant I've ever stayed at. They are truly caring and go above and beyond anything I have ever experienced at a hotel, especially compared to North America. The view, location, Friday night music, lounge area, decor, breakfast, and gym put this place miles above the lower...

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

Dear Guest, I was so happy to see your review online. I already placed your review on our Star Board. Look forward seeing you back in Maputo. Regards, Julian

Bray, Ireland
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice hotel. Comfortable. Lovely view. Relaxed atmosphere. Lovely staff. Female traveling on business, solo and had a very positive and comfortable experience here. Food could be improved but nice restaurants nearby, especially Dhow.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your time reviewing us on Trip Advisor. We hope to have you back in Maputo soon. Regards, Julian

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The rooms could have been in better condition but the lounge section, garden, pools and restaurant are wonderful! Food is great. Service and staff are very good, helpful and friendly. There's this accountant and night shift manager, Originado, who is a great person! Overall, I would definitely advise this hotel to stay and dine in Maputo..

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

Dear Guest, Thank you. I read all your comments with great interest. I will do some internal adjustment in order to make your next stay a special one. Regards, JUlian

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Excellent hotel with delightful staff. My room was spacious and comfortable. The food was tasty. It is in a lovely location and I was able to sit on the balcony looking out at the ocean. I liked it so much I stayed here again on my way back!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your great review. We look forward seeing you again in Maputo. Regards, Julian Burton

Selborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This is the best hotel I think in Maputo - great style and comfort , lovely rooms and staff - gab pool, gym and sauna - it's more expensive than the other place I stayed in Maputo but WOW what a difference - this is a cut above - Restaurant not quite as good as rest of the place

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

Dear Guest, I was so happy to read your review. I did share all your commnets with our team members. Regards, Julian Burton

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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
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  • Tennis Court
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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: $251 - $383 (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 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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