Complimentary drinks and cake all day. Comfortable and well appointed rooms. Staff all very attentive and hotel clean throughout. Nice quiet boutique hotel at the top of the hill next to the castle. Very recommendable.
I stayed at the Olissippo Castelo for 4 nights in November with my husband and daughter for a birthday celebration. We booked two rooms and I emailed in advance to ask if we could have adjoining rooms if possible, preferably with a view. Although I did not get a reply to this email the hotel staff had received it and a copy was printed off with our reservation details. They accommodated my request and we had two lovely, clean and spacious rooms next to each other with a beautiful view of the city & the local parish church.
The hotel staff were all excellent, very friendly & helpful & nothing was too much trouble. Particular mention must go to Rui who was more than happy help and enthusiastically recommended things to see and do in Lisbon even when we checked in quite late in the evening.
Breakfast was included with our booking & this was very good value. There was fresh coffee & juices every morning along with fresh breads, pastries & fruit. Not to mention meats, cheeses & a selection of eggs, bacon & sausages.
The only drawback to the hotel (and it's not really a drawback) is the location. The hotel is located at the top of a very steep hill with extremely narrow, cobbled streets leading up to it which could prove difficult for some people and parking would be a nightmare if you hired a car. Walking wasn't really an issue for us as the weather was very pleasant but I imagine in high summer or in rain it would become much more difficult.
Overall we had a great stay.
newly renovated condo with daily serviced apartments. really nice and cozy, right in the middle of Alfama. extremely convenient location, walking distance to castle, cathedral and commerce square. would definitely go back if staying in Lisbon again!
I chose this hotel because I need to take the rain from the Santa Apolonia station the next day and wanted to be able to walk there. Was very pleasantly surprised by the size of the hotel, which has a nice kitchenette, living room and bedroom.
Everything was very clean and there was even a basket of fruit on the table to greet me! Would definitely come back for a longer stay as the kitchen is a great practical feature.
Nice hotel for the price
Bit of a climb to the hotel - 2 flights of stairs but not too bad and located centrally too
Bathroom is shared but not usually a queue : )
Terrace is beautiful to sit and relax at night and views are great
Great value in central location inside Alfama
This is truly an amazing hotel. I have stayed in many luxury hotels, but never one that treats service with such passion and natural sense of service. Everything is of the highest quality. The hotel itself is beautifully restored and has the comfort of any modern hotel. The staff though makes everything special. Everything they do is first rate and done with ease; including providing the breakfast to us at 3:45 am to accommodate our early flight. I could not give any hotel a higher recommendation.
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