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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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kampala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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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...

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Maputo
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...

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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.

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 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

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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
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • 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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  • Banquet Room
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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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: $232 - $382 (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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“request a sea view room”
 of 5 bubbles Vis1701, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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