OVERVIEW \ HISTORICAL BOUTIQUE HOTEL starting at $185
Tucked in the corner of the historic Praca do Municipio square in the Baixa Chiado area of Lisbon, is the elegantly renovated AlmaLusa guesthouse. Inhabiting a stunning 18th-century building, AlmaLusa is an experience from the moment one sets foot in the grand and pedestrianized square upon approach, to entering it's soulfully decorated foyer rich with texture and story. Housed in a listed building atop the site of Lisbon's old arsenal, this sophisticated hotel blends together rustic, minimalist, and luxury design and incorporates original architectural elements such as original flagstone floors and tile work, huge recessed fireplaces and charming Juliet balconies. Impressively located in the heart of Lisbon, just one block from the river Tagus and the main square, Praça do Comércial, there are fantastic restaurants, shops, stunning monuments and attractions just a stone's throw away. It is the perfect launch pad to explore this special city.
Portugese soul is the cornerstone aesthetic of the 28 room hotel which exudes an aristocratic yet warm homely feel - more guest house than 5 star hotel. Everything from the high quality linens to the bath products made by the native, Castelbel, are made with Portuguese pride. The rich textures and muted colour palette of soft greys and browns gives each of the unique 28 ensuite rooms, including 12 spacious suites, a rustic elegance and luxuriously cosy feel. All the rooms come with high speed wifi, smart tv's and REVO radios, table and chairs, while the suites also include coffee machines and microwaves. Black and white tiles create a sophisticated feel in the bathrooms, all of which have walk in showers and rain-shower heads. It would be easy to linger at Almalusa from dawn to dusk.
Delfina restaurant on the ground floor is a popular hit among guests and locals alike and hums with activity at lunch hour and dinner, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere which reflects the delectable menu championing local cuisine favourites and Mediterranean classics. Whether you choose to dine at one of the myriad of brilliant restaurant options nearby or sample Delfina's elegant yet home-style spirit, the terrace invites guests to round off their evening with a drink in hand whilst enjoying the beautifully lit and quite regal square. With little to no street noise guests will also be pleased to find that Almalusa's premiere location doesn’t result in sleepless nights.
The friendly and exceptional staff will happily impart their local knowledge on how best to enjoy Lisbon. Walking and sightseeing excursions can be arranged and concierge provide guests with an iPhone loaded with tips and for navigating and discovering the city.
Free wifi, AC, Non-Smoking, Hotel Restaurant, Bar/lounge, Cafe/Coffee shop
Located in Lisbon’s old town - Baixa/ Chidao.
The Baixa/Chiado Metro Station is just 1,150 feet away the nearest airport - Lisbon International Airport is 4.7 miles from Almalusa Baixa/Chiado, and is accessible via metro.
Double rooms from $185 and Suites from $255
NEED TO KNOW
Children are welcome, but it's better suited for adults.
Accessible rooms are available and must be requested at time of reservation.
Breakfast buffet, airport shuttle and childcare are all available at an additional charge.
WORTH CHECKING OUT
One of the highlights of Lisbon is it’s beautiful and original street art and sculptures . Including some truly wonderful pieces right outside AlmaLusa. Many of the must sees are within walking distances of the hotel.
Another one of the must see’s of Lisbon is Castle of Sao Jorge. Built by the Moors in the 11th century this castle’s history is rich is food for the travelers imagination (19 min walk). Santa Justa Elevator - While beautiful at any time to see stunning views of the city nighttime is by far the most beautiful way to experience this attraction (7 min walk). Rossio Square has lots of wonderful shops, restaurants, and the occasional street market, all set into a beautiful, well kept historical building. On either side of the square are two breath taking fountains (9 min walk). Lisbon Cathedral is the oldest church in the city, highlighting beautiful Gothic architecture it’s truly a wonderful sight to see (10 min walk). Chiado Museum, The National Museum Of Contemporary Art, is wonderful for art enthusiasts and travelers a like. If traveling with children it makes for a fun and educational stop (3 min walk). Lisbon City Hall is a truly marvelous site to see in the evenings (3 min walk).
Lisbon is a city full of endless sight seeing, day trip and night life adventure. Thanks to the close access to the metro guests getting around to see many of the highlights of the city that are beyond walking distance.
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*photos courtesy of Alex Reyto.