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1 room, 2 adults

Cardoso Hotel

4-star4 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
Ave Martiers De Mueda 707 Box, Maputo, 00100, Mozambique

4-star hotel in Polana Cimento A with outdoor pool and restaurant
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Free WiFi
    • Refrigerator (on request)
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
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  • bad smell in carpets. Blocked sinkFeb 12, 2020
  • Bit run down. Service not great. Somewhat unfriendly. It seems as if the staff doesn’t…Jan 10, 2020

Cardoso Hotel

from ZAR 5,439
  • Standard Room
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Bedroom
  • Executive Room (Flamingo)
  • Junior Suite
  • Presidential Suite

What’s around Cardoso Hotel


  • In Polana Cimento A
  • Museum of Natural History - 2 min walk
  • Shopping 24 - 12 min walk
  • Maputo Cathedral - 20 min walk
  • Maputo Botanical Gardens - 22 min walk
  • Maputo City Hall - 23 min walk
  • Fortress of Maputo - 26 min walk
  • Praca dos Trabalhadores - 34 min walk

Getting around

  • Maputo (MPM-Maputo Intl.) - 22 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 130 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
There is no front desk at this property. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
Airport shuttle service is available on request from 6 AM to 11:30 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle from 6 AM to 11:30 PM *


  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Fiamma - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Bar Por do Sol - Onsite bar.

Cardoso Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Cardoso Maputo
  • Hotel Cardoso
  • Hotel Cardoso Maputo
  • Cardoso Hotel Maputo
  • Cardoso Hotel Hotel
  • Cardoso Hotel Maputo
  • Cardoso Hotel Hotel Maputo


For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of MZN 1150 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of MZN 720.00 per person (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Cardoso Hotel

  • Does Cardoso Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Cardoso Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Cardoso Hotel currently open?
    This property is closed from April 15 2020 to August 31 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • Is parking offered at Cardoso Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at Cardoso Hotel?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Cardoso Hotel?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Cardoso Hotel?
    You can check in from 2 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Cardoso Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves local cuisine.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Cardoso Hotel?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 6 AM to 11:30 PM on request. The charge is MZN 720.00 per person one way.

Recent reviews

Very good 8,0 From 35 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Perfect stay
It wad perfect
HASEENA, za1 night business trip
Very good 8,0
Breathtaking view and good location
Cardoso's location is breathtaking. Perched up on a hill overlooking the Indian Ocean with a nice garden and good swimming pool, it offers a breathtaking view, inclusive of the sunset. Staff are pleasant and friendly. I enjoyed using the pool, and restaurant which also shared the great view. I could not use the gym which offered the same grand panoramic view from level 5. Even though it was past 2pm when I arrived, it took a while to be given my room. While I had paid a premium for a sea view room, I was initially given a room which did not offer any view. On rejecting it, I was given a room with a proper sea view only after 3pm. When I got in to the room, the TV was not working and a technician had to be called to fix it. Subsequently two days later, the TV stopped working completely and I had to move to another room as it could not be fixed. Only to find out the air condition was not working in the newly allocated room. While taking up a lot of precious time changing rooms and waiting for technicians, it also indicated the hotel was dated and tired looking. Also, there was no fridge in the room. Apart from these inconveniences the hotel has easy access to the museum and is walking distance from the popular Dhow and other restaurants. I still expect to stay here on my next visit to Maputo.
Nithiyananthan, my3 night trip
Very good 8,0
Great little stay next to business district
Hotel is old but still well maintained, very good breakfast and services. Staff very friendly and helpful.
Dave, gb3 night business trip
Very good 8,0
I was very pleased with my stay at Hotel Cardoso. The hotel is in a fantastic area, with many great restaurants within a short walk. The view from the hotel is also excellent. Service was good. My only complaint is that the wifi in the rooms was frequently quite weak.
Robert, us12 night business trip
Very good 8,0
Good experience
Was good experience but hotel restaurant needs better menu, food was standard.
Johnson, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Lovely staff - so friendly.
my8 night business trip

Cardoso Hotel

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