Just off of a romantic, leafy little square, this boutique hotel in Lisbon is a welcoming retreat with just five rooms but lots of style.
Situated in the quiet but central Praça das Flores, near Principe Real, a noble area of Lisbon, it’s a traditional neighborhood of historic atmosphere and family-friendly spirit.
Designed with the comforts, style and intimacy of a private home (which it once was) and the convenience of a hotel, the first floor apartment has been transformed into a modern guesthouse to be shared.
The bright living spaces are awash in natural light and form the heart of the home, with convivial sitting and dining areas and a communal kitchen that serves a traditional Portuguese breakfast daily.
Lightly restored with an elegant retro meets Scandinavian feel, the rooms are in inspired contrast to the historic environs and are smartly curated with vintage furnishings, finishes and details in serene balance.
Each of the five rooms sleep two, with two en suite rooms and three additional double rooms that share a bath.
A stylish little escape in one of the best central areas of the city, it’s an ideal location for those who want to explore the fascinating history and beautiful scenery of Lisbon.
Breakfast items served daily with complimentary coffees and tea. Daily housekeeping. Wifi throughout, Meraki bath amenities and robes. Restaurant, maps, transportation and touring information available.
Centrally located in the heart of Lisbon in the residential neighborhood of Praça das Flores, near Principe Real, you will be in quiet yet trendy, tree-lined little square, with shops restaurants and cafes within walking distance.
The neighborhood is also next to the bustling historic city center, where you’ll be within walking distance to Rossio Square, Bairro Alto, Alfama, Chiado and St. George’s Castle.
Firmly suited for the 20th century as well as it’s historic past, Lisbon takes contemporary design seriously and boasts Pritzker prize winning works from Alvaro Siza Vieira (Expo 98) as well as great street art and contemporary installations throughout the city.
Gustav Eiffel’s apprentice Raul Mesnier designed and built the neo-Gothic Elevador de Santa Justa where you’ll get the same kind of sweeping city views as it’s cousin in Paris.
The old tram system is great for navigating the ornate cobblestone streets that twist through town and up and down the seven hills
Follow the unmistakable tunes into any Casa de Fado and be treated to the haunting and emotional voice of Portugal.
Not for the week at heart, Lisbon’s nightlife is epic and goes ALL night. Barrio Alto and the riverfront neighborhood of Cais do Sodre are the hotspots.
If you’re still upright, watch the sun rise and wait for the local cafes to open for a traditional bifana (pork bun) or the famous egg tarts (pasteis de nata).
The Atlantic coast embodies the spirit of Portuguese traditions and culture along with great seafood and white sandy stretches of beach on which to enjoy it. The best of the city by the sea.
Lisbon, Portugal. Nearest Airport: Lisbon, Portela International Airport (7.5km)
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Year round (Spring through Fall for the best weather).
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