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Rua de Sao Jose, 164, Lisbon 1150-248, Portugal
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very friendly reception by Juan, a satisfactory stay and a nice way of saying goodbye were the chocolates on the day we left. It is a beautiful old building and suite. A few disadvantages: The poor lighting in the room. The lack of support in the bathroom [slippery bathtub]. The placing of the tv set, the only place where... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Perfect location (central, everything walkable but street not too busy/noisy), easy to find, excellent welcoming service, great breakfast, absolutely beautiful apartment and spotlessly clean, excellent shower and complementary toiletries, strong wi-fi connection, tv had American/English channels.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Really enjoyed our stay in the wonderful old building. A great welcome from Luis who gave us some tips on what to see in Lisbon. It's a romantic building and renovated to a great standard. Sweet little 'kitchen' which had all we needed to make a good breakfast and a snack when returning home. The view wasn't great - but... More 

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Having stayed in a suite at The Avenida Palace for two nights (couldn't afford more!), our next two nights were spent at The Mercador. I can not recommend this place too highly - beautifully appointed suites (I think there are only three or four of them) in an old palazzo a bit further out of the City centre than the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We need to thank Juan for all his help and attention to detail. We loved the hotel, the city and it all fit so well together. Definitely recommended if you are not a 4 or 5 star hotel type of person and looking for experiencing your casual, everyday life memories from a vacation and accommodation. We felt at home.

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Timisoara, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We arrived tired,at 12 pm.Juan,very polite,professional,was expected us and introduced us to the apartament,very spacious,recently renovated,clean. I was extremely pleased,everything was perfect:good location,right in the heart of Lisbon,a very big 16th century mansion.I'd like to stay here again.

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Imagine a very big 15th century elegant mansion right in the heart of Lisbon. You park the car inside out of an extremely narrow typical street and then you climb up a magnificent staircase that will lead you right to one of the fewest bedrooms available. No, I should´t name them bedrooms as they are huge, and precious, and delicate,... More 

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We arrived tired and recovering from the flu so this could not have been more perfect. The suite was spacious and the tub was large enough for a nice soak. The wi-fi worked and the shutters on the windows were quaint, even in December we opened the windows in the morning and evening. Not having much of an appetite, the... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Not strictly a hotel but wonderful none-the-less. The excellent service started before we even got to the former merchant's palace with spot on instructions as to its location.We were greeted on our arrival and given lots of information about Lisbon, with suggestions of places we might like to visit, depending on our interests. The studio, as its described, was capacious... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Perfect location with perfect and efficient service. The guys are very helpful and professional. The apartment has always been very clean and the fridge stocked up to the brink. The rooms are well presented and the decoration makes you feel being in a 1st class colonial type of hotel The city center is just 10 min easy walk down the... More 

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