An art collection worthy of a museum adorns the lounge and lobby areas of this perennial favourite of visiting statesmen, nowadays run by an international chain. Guest rooms are understatedly luxurious: even the smallest have a dressing area with two walk-in closets and all have private terraces.
Even though the less expensive rooms are on lower floors, all afford views of the greenery of Parque Eduardo VII thanks to the hotel’s elevated position. Wi-Fi is now free, as is parking for guests. The Ritz also boasts the most impressive spa in central Lisbon, with an indoor lap pool, solarium, steam room and sauna. There are wonderful treatments on offer, and a snack and drinks menu to add relish to relaxation.
Meanwhile, the penthouse fitness centre – complete with a 400-metre outdoor running track – has breathtaking views over the park and city. Downstairs, the contemporary cuisine turned out by Pascal Meynard and his team in the Varanda restaurant attracts lots of outside custom – as does the renowned breakfast buffet. There’s also a sushi bar (Wed-Fri) and a bar with an extensive gin menu and signature cocktails.
|Venue name:||Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon|
Rua Rodrigues da Fonseca 88
|Transport:||Metro Marquês de Pombal.|