You’ll be walking distance to everything at this modern hotel on Lisbon’s high street.
Everything hrtr is clean as a whistle and the staff are there to greet you with a smile. Inside, the hotel has a bit of a swanky vibe and common areas maximise on space with armchairs tucked in nooks and crannies. A dark colour scheme feels quite heavy in the lobby area, but the rooms have a brighter colour palette along with comfy beds, high ceilings and smooth wooden floors. If you want fresh air, some rooms have a small balcony overlooking the street or pool; then any noise from the busy avenue outside can be promptly silenced by closing the double-glazed windows. The pristine white bathrooms are luxurious and come equipped with an integrated Bluetooth sound system and rain showerhead. Tabik Restaurant has a creative menu served in a leafy oasis spruced with decorative wooden space dividers and timber tabletops. There’s also the chilled Tabik Garden (of the vertical variety) where you can down a cocktail or two while feeling at one with nature. Just sit back and let the mix-masters work their magic. The hotel has a small covered swimming pool on the roof, plus a gym, sauna and Turkish bath.
Location: Avenida da Liberdade is one of Lisbon’s most beautiful streets, lined with some of the city’s most beautiful buildings. You can shop ‘til you drop at high-end stores and pull up a chair at one of the alfresco quiosques (kiosks) for a drink and nibble. Both the Avenida and Restauradores metro stations are a five-minute walk away.
Good for: Leisure travellers have easy access to many major sights plus good public transport connections, and business people can use the 24-hour business centre.
Amenities: pool; hot tub; sauna; room service; free Wi-Fi; minibar; restaurant; bar; gym; laundry service; concierge
Time Out tip: Save your legs by taking the Ascensor da Glória up the hill to the São Pedro de Alcântara lookout point. The tram stops just a one-minute walk from the hotel.