Important: This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Skip to main content.
All properties in Maputo, Mozambique
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
  • Collect stampsYou can collect™ Rewards stamps here
  • Cardoso's location is breathtaking. Perched up on a hill overlooking the Indian Ocean…Mar 13, 2020
  • bad smell in carpets. Blocked sinkFeb 12, 2020

Cardoso Hotel

  • 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.) - 24 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. The host will greet guests on arrival.

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 on site

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 parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
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

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

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 December 31 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • Is parking offered on site 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. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Cardoso Hotel?
    Yes, Fiamma offers local cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Inter Thai (5-min walk), Café Dhow (6-min walk), and Bel Piatto (10-min walk).
  • 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

Good 7.8 From 34 reviews

Good 6.0
Confusing somewhat disinterested
Bit run down. Service not great. Somewhat unfriendly. It seems as if the staff doesn’t know their own hotel. Changed rooms twice.
Jan, za1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect stay
It wad perfect
HASEENA, za1 night business 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
Very good 8.0
Un endroit sympa au calme et avec une belle vue
Hotel avec une déco sympa (colonial), le must prendre un verre sur la terasse au coucher de soleil. Central proche des resaturants et autre magazins. Le personnel est très accueillant.
GROUPE, fr5 night business trip
Fair 4.0
A eviter très délabré
l,hotel est bien placé offre de belles façades et une boone athmosphère générale les chambres sont délabrées sans eau chaude dans les douches sombres le tout bpour un prix très élévé bar chez maria en face très sympa
stephane, fr1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
well... good in the city
requested airport pick up and didnt show up at night. room was big but not comfortable. overall hotel was good except the room. food was not that good. too expensive on that cost. staffs are nice just very slow..view was great, can see the harbor.
krBusiness trip
Very good 8.0
Martin, sk1 night business trip

Cardoso Hotel

Is the description of this property not correct? Tell us