A member of the Leading Hotels of the World group, the 5-star Pestana Palace is housed within a beautifully preserved 19th-century palace, classified a ‘National Monument’. It’s set amid lush gardens with most of the hotel’s rooms found within a modern annex. It’s situated in a peaceful residential area of Lisbon, close to some of the city’s most important sights, such as Centro Cultural de Belém, Mosteiro dos Jerónimos and Centro de Congressos. Inside, the hotel’s decadent interior features French-inspired details, including ornate ceilings, elaborate chandeliers, and antique furniture. It’s a short journey to the airport just 10km away.
Choose from a menu of signature face and body treatments, designed with techniques from around the world, including massages, facials, and body scrubs at the hotel’s Magic Spa.
The hotel has 176 rooms, as well as 13 suites in the new wings and four in the Palace. In keeping with the rest of the hotel’s interior, rooms are French-inspired, with an opulent decor, ornate carvings, chandeliers and luxurious bedding. Amenities include work desks, mini bars, hairdryer, fluffy bathrobes and Internet access.
The hotel’s within easy reach of Lisbon’s sights and the hotel can organise tours of the city’s award-winning gardens, places of gastronomic interest, as well as museums and cultural highlights. If you’re feeling more active, the hotel has a gym and pool, and can arrange other activities such as bike rides, boat rides, golf and water sports at Lisbon’s nearby beach. There are also plenty of shopping opportunities in the city if you crave retail therapy.
Guests can enjoy modern Portuguese dishes at the hotel’s award-winning Valle Flor Restaurant, headed by chef Pedro Ingles Marques, amid opulent surroundings.
Rua Jou 541300-314Lisbon