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Hotel Olissippo Castelo

4.0 of 5 Rua Costa do Castelo 120, Lisbon 1100-179, Portugal
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small hotel of 25 rooms- so you are not one of a cast of thousands - and the helpful receptionists have the time and are only too happy to give recommendations on what to see and where to go. We went in January, arriving late evening and somewhat concerned to find the front door locked! This is... More 

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New York City, New York
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

What I liked most about this property was the very quiet and charming location. Although it is quite hard to access on foot with luggage and the walk isn't the easiest, it's nestled on the foothills of Castelo São Jorge and it provides easy access to that attraction. The cab ride from the subway to the hotel was about 4... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Small, hospitable hotel hidden beneath the castle grounds in Lisbon's characterful Alfama district. Worth upgrading to a superior room for a spacious balcony with lovely views. Easy walk into city centre - but some steep hills and highly polished cobbles, so choose your footwear wisely. Tuk-tuks and trams readily available if you can't manage the hills!

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Lovely! In the old part of the city with narrow, rambling streets. Yes, some areas are rather run down and there is graffiti but this is a big city with many facets and plenty of character. We loved it! We were here over our wedding anniversary and were given a wonderful welcome and upgraded to a large suite with magnificent... More 

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Chapala, Mexico
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128 reviews 128 reviews
58 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Older property located on a hillside overlooking the city. Easy walk to the water, restaurants and favorite sites. Breakfast included is rather humdrum. Parking would be a problem if you have a vehicle. Friendly attentive staff. Room was quiet and comfortable.

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10 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

An excellent hotel in a very atmospheric area of Lisbon. The hotel and staff They were all professional, helpful and friendly the breakfast was good . Lovely hotel. Terraced rooms have a great view. Staff is friendly and all speak very good English. We would definitely stay here again.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Perfectly situated within easy walking distance of Alfama with its winding lanes littered with restaurants and photo-opportunities at every turn. We arrived on June 12 which is Lisbon's craziest night as they celebrate the feast of St Anthony. Because of this, our shuttle from the airport could not drive directly to our hotel. However, the driver parked up and took... More 

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Lagos, Portugal
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This hotel was beautiful. It was right beside the Castle and had a view over Lisbon. Our room was beautiful and reasonable for the price. It was a bit difficult to drive to because of the steep and narrow roads but it had an indoor parking garage if you reserve ahead of time. I would recommend this place and stay... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Full marks on all aspects of this hotel. Staff welcoming, rooms beautiful, comfortable and luxurious, spacious, great view, only location gets less than full marks because some people wouldn't like it being out of the centre and up a hill. But the plus for this is the view and also the quiet, no question of being woken by traffic noise.... More 

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New York City, New York
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108 reviews 108 reviews
67 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I stayed at the hotel one night and it was rather far from Lisbon Centre. VERY strange area with a lot of seasonal workers, beggars etc.... Rooms are really great though - mine was with a huge terrace and astonishing view on the red roofs of Lisbon/ The hotel receptionist recommended me one local restaurant that was rather good -... More 

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Address: Rua Costa do Castelo 120, Lisbon 1100-179, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Estremadura > Lisbon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Olissippo Castelo 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Olissipo Castelo Hotel
Olissipo Castelo Lisbon
Hotel Style:
#52 Luxury Hotel in Lisbon
#56 Romantic Hotel in Lisbon
#83 Family Hotel in Lisbon

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