The Real Palacio is a luxurious hotel situated in a quiet area of Lisbon that puts it close to the Edward VII Park as well as the Marques de Pombal monument and is only a 10 minute drive from the airport. This building was originally a 17th century palace that has been more recently renovated into a grand and impressive 5* hotel with great care taken to ensure that the property's period features and décor are maintained. The hotel's central location provides an ideal base for guests looking to explore much of the city's attractions and sights with buses and taxis easily available outside the hotel to help you get around the city and the 147 elegant and well-furbished guest rooms and suites offer every comfort for a truly relaxing stay.
Every effort has been made to ensure that guests enjoy their stay at the Real Palacio with an excellent range of facilities and services on offer. Guests can treat themselves at the luxurious spa and fitness centre where you can truly unwind in the Jacuzzi, sauna and Turkish bath, or try one of the massage treatments; also there is a fully equipped cardio-fitness gym if you are looking to stay active during your stay. There are also plenty of options for children too, as this is a family hotel, in addition to special menus and furniture provided in the restaurants and rooms, the staff can arrange magical birthday celebrations or if you are looking for some time by yourself then baby-sitting can be arranged for a fee. For guests looking to stay on business the hotel is well-equipped with a business centre offering essential services such as email/internet, fax and photocopying and there are a whole suite of specially designed conference and banquet rooms that can accommodate varying numbers of guests for any kind of business or special event. To top it all off guests can enjoy fabulous fine dining in the hotel's main restaurant each night and there is an elegant and distinguished bar that provides live music in the evenings.
Lisbon is one of the liveliest and most elegant cities in Europe and the Portuguese people are always inviting making the city a welcoming place full of modernity, history and tradition. In the vicinity of the hotel you can find a variety of leisure activities and sports such as tennis, golf and rugby as well as impressive attractions like the Lisbon Oceanarium, marketed as the world's 2nd largest aquarium where you can see a wonderful array of marine life. If you can appreciate the history and culture of the location you are staying then you may like to visit the several museums in the city such as the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum that house's one of the world's finest private art collections; or you could just take a trip into the picturesque Alfama quarter, the oldest part of Lisbon full of historical architecture right from the walls of the Castelo de Sao Jorge, a fortress and castle that has been around since at least the 10th century, to the Sé de Lisboa, Lisbon's oldest church. If you are looking for a great shopping experience you will not be disappointed either, as Lisbon has several shopping malls with 2 of the largest in Europe as well as many local shops and unique markets such as the Feira da Ladra.
Distance from Airport:
4 miles from Lisbon Airport (approximately)
The hotel's impressive accommodation consists of 135 rooms housed in the main building, with 63 double rooms, 60 twin rooms, 8 single rooms and 4 suites. There are also 12 additional suites that are decorated to match the period décor of the main building, located in the newly built palace wing. The rooms are spacious and well-decorated in a period fashion yet feature every modern comfort you need with a range of amenities including air conditioning, direct line telephone, free high-speed internet, cable TV with pay movies, minibar, personal safe and en suite bathrooms with luxury toiletries, shower/bath and hairdryer.
Some of the rooms also feature balconies or a terrace and there is room service available 24 hours.
10 minutes (approximately)
Eating and Drinking:
Guest can enjoy a complimentary rich American breakfast buffet each morning in the âReal Restaurantâ in an atmosphere which combines the beautiful décor with exquisite taste and fine art.
The âRestaurante Guarda do Realâ is available for lunch and dinner and offers fine dining with a delicious range of Portuguese and international cuisine as well as specialty cod and lamb dishes. During the warmer months you can enjoy your meal on the courtyard seating.
There is also the âBar do Palacioâ, which is a two-room and two-level bar and lounge with upholstered seating and a features a fabulous glass-covered courtyard with additional seating. This is a great place to sit down with friends and family to enjoy the entertainment on offer and try some of the light meals along with a great selection of drinks and cocktails.
The hotel does not include a swimming pool; however the spa and wellness centre provides a great alternative.
The Real Palacio is the right choice if you are looking for affordable and elegant accommodation in the heart of Lisbon; with comfortable and spacious guest rooms, professional staff and all the facilities needed for an enjoyable holiday in Lisbon.
Individuals, couples and families