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Lawrence's Hotel

#6 of 14 Hotels in Sintra
Certificate of Excellence
Rua Consiglieri Pedroso 38-40, Sintra 2710-550, Portugal
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Ranked #6 of 14 Hotels in Sintra
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a decent, run of the mill hotel. There is nothing particularly special about it. I don't understand the reviews that talk about its atmosphere or charm. It has little of both. It's location is good, very close to the center of town, but it's right on a busy road & noisy. There is WiFi in the room, and... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The hotel is unique. Needs to be cherished by the people running it! Even though I love Lawrence's, it must be taken care of. It is not that a cheap shower head bothers me, but it just doesn't go with the great atmosphere of the hotel. The beds could be more comfortable. I hope the hotel keeps being taken care... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Spent 5 nights here on a recommendation from a friend, I glad i booked it , it is just simply charming and peaceful and historic, the staff are super helpful the hotel is just lovely, very comfy bed apart from the pillows that are too soft, I'm sorry but the people who are complaining there is no WiFi in the... More 

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137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Spent 1 night here while on an REI hiking trip. Nice hotel, loved the historic charm. Of course, historic charm doesn't always include modern amenities. The most noticeable being no wi-fi in the rooms, only in the common areas. And like many old properties, the interior layout was a bit of a maze. Had the luck to get the Lawrence... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Lord Byron, the romantic poet, called the Lawrence Hotel his glorious Eden. Among the 16 rooms, his suite is the most honoured and shown with pride to we, lesser mortals. Surely the views from the hotel inspired many lines of Childe Herald Pilgrimage. The quality of service, the wine selection and the superb restaurant supported his poetic flights. Lawrence's hotel... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is well located and definitely with charm. The room is ok and breakfast is good. However, there is no wifi in the room; it only works in public area. To be more precise, the wifi is so weak that it only works in the reception area. In the end, we had to sit in the stairs which is... More 

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Bristol
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The hotel has character and is nicely set outside of the main tourist hub which mainly features swarms of pensioners walking around looking dazed. When we arrived we were given the disabled room which was not great. However it did turn into an added benefit as after sleeping on the rock hard bed my back welcomed the disabled facilities. We... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We visited the hotel for dinner having read good reviews. We were not disappointed, food was good and the service outstanding. The special chocolate cake on the dessert menu is an absolute must for any chocolate lover. My husband is hoping the chef will share the recipe.. Here's hoping :)

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26 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We stayed at this hotel because it was well known for its character. We also took with us family visiting from England. The standard room was nice, but dominated by the pine four poster bed, which in what was a small space meant the room felt a little claustrophobic. The bed was also very hard, and the tiny tiny pillows... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We were late to secure a hotel room and came across this one mostly by chance. It was the last available room and we were told straight away it was designed for handicapped people. However, the room was very comfortable (low set taps in the shower were not a disturbance), bed comfortable, room clean, the service was excellent, breakfast very... More 

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