Next to the Ancient Art Museum, in the historical and romantic Rua das Janelas Verdes, there is an austere and discreet stately house, dating from the 18th century, to behold. This is a house where one wants to discover every detail, feel its romantic and welcoming atmosphere and relive the stories of a past Lisbon.
Tradition has it that this ancient palace belonging to the Count of Sabugosa was the residence and inspiration for Eça de Queirós’s “The Ramalhete”, the famous house featured in his masterpiece “The Maias”. The memory of his presence lives on in the period atmosphere that surrounds and envelopes us.
The city of Lisbon and its Tagus River take their place as the background for the hotel As Janelas Verdes, lost in time yet such an admirable combination of the past and the present that it warrants a visit.
Hotel Britania, Lisbon
The Hotel Britania can be found in a 1940’s building designed by Cassiano Branco, renowned contemporary architect. The set of many stories, of heated conversations between the intellectuals and artists of the time, and of war time conspiracies featuring diplomats and spies, this hotel is worthy of your stay.
Considered one of the most luxurious hotels in Lisbon, its design perfectly harmonizes the Art Deco style with nationalist icons. This inheritance has been preserved and the recent restoration of the building and its antique furniture has enabled it to become listed as a building of historical interest.
In this hotel one lives the tranquil atmosphere of the epoch and experiences the courtesy of service that has over 50 years of tradition in hospitality. Its location is ideal to set out in search of a Lisbon that is ancient, and of the Lisbon that has been completely renovated.
Hotel Lisboa Plaza, Lisbon
Located next to the cosmopolitan Avenida da Liberdade, its eyes set on the Botanical Gardens, is the classical Hotel Lisboa Palace, an icon of hospitality and heritage in the city of Lisbon.
Inaugurated in 1954 as the Hotel Condestável, its history is linked to the unforgettable and attractive Parque Mayer, the stage for entertainment in a Lisbon of yore that contributed to this avenue being internationally recognized.
The façade is austere with an international style. The enveloping spaces are full of charm and comfort thanks to the classical design conceived by Graça Viterbo and the attention given to all the details. The hotel maintains its character, harmoniously combining the tradition of its history with the demands of modern times in a spirit of great versatility.
and Solar do Castelo, Lisbon
At the top of the city of Lisbon, within the walls of the São Jorge Castle, the noble Solar do Castelo was born, fruit of the refurbishment of the Palace of Kitchens, built in the second half of the 18th century on the grounds of the ancient Royal Kitchens.
The refurbishment project, developed by the architect Vasco Massapina, maintained the sober lines of the building practices from the epoch of the Marquis of Pombal. These traces are most visible on the windows and at the main door and are perfectly combined with elements of greater freedom and creativity.
During your stay at the Solar do Castelo enjoy the hospitality of those who excel in the art of receiving others, as well as the centuries old history of this place, the birthplace of the city of Lisbon.