A stunning 5 star hotel, nestled on a hilltop over-looking Lisbon and the Tagus river which certainly lives up to its leading hotel of the World status. You will be treated like royalty at this luxurious palace rich in history and character. The palace was built in 1870 and was the former residence of the Count of Valencas until converted into a luxury hotel in 1992. Those who want a change from the minimalism of modern city hotels will relish the exquisite décor and elegant surroundings.
Choose from over 100 well-appointed rooms and suites, situated in different wings of the palace. All accommodation varies in décor and style and all rooms are spacious with large beds and lavish bathrooms. What´s more, the rooms and suites on the 5th floor contain original antique furniture, where you will really feel that you have stepped back in time. You will have everything you could possibly need; air conditioning and heating, safe, satellite TV and VCR, direct dial telephone, broadband connection, mini-bar and a choice of pillows. Delight in the private balconies which all have stunning views over either the mature gardens, the Tagus river or Lisbon itself.
Dine in the renowned Cipriani restaurant where the chef Girogio Demasio will tempt you with his classic Portuguese cuisine with his own twist, using fresh seasonal ingredients. Indulge in a cocktail in the Rio Tejo bar where you can also enjoy lighter meals. Those who prefer to dine el fresco will love the Pavillon restaurant situated by the poolside and tropical gardens.
For those who require pampering the hotel has an excellent wellness centre and spa facilities on offer. Relax in the Turkish and Scottish baths, the heated indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam room. The wellness centre also boasts extensive beauty treatments where you can enjoy a massage in the gardens or beauty treatments by La Prairie. There is also a gymnasium available for the more active guests.
The hotel believes in the importance of combining relaxing and comfortable surroundings with business. Where better to hold a business meeting or conference? The hotel has several function rooms on offer to cater for every size of group and boasts state of the art equipment.
You will be stunned by this magnificent hotel, which is unique in its richness of history. Relax in the lush tropical gardens, enjoy the fabulous views over Lisbon and relish the classic and elegant décor. Your stay at this renowned hotel will be a truly unforgettable experience.