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Olissippo Lapa Palace
Ranked #11 of 255 Hotels in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 26, 2006

I stayed at this hotel for two nights prior to a Transatlantic cruise from Lisbon. It was booked by my travel agent as part of a package and I am not sure what I paid for it, but it was worth every penny. The hotel is a palace built in 1870 for a Portugese nobleman and has been tastefully remodeled and added on to.
(From the front it must look the same as it did when first built.)
The rooms are large and expectionally well furnished. I was on the second floor and had a terrace overlooking the lovely 100 year old garden and the beautiful pool. The bathroom is large, well appointed with thick towels, incredible toiletries and a great tub and shower. (It is all marble so do be careful).
Breakfast was provided and you could have it either in the breakfast room or in your room. I ate three breakfasts in the Breakfast room and they are delicious and plentiful with fresh fruits and yoghurts, hot dishes, pastries, juices, and eggs prepared to order if you want them. There is a Restaurant that serves lunch and dinner. While excellent and highly regarded it is pricey. (Lunch cost me over 30 Euros and that was just entree, tip and mineral water.). The concierge will direct you to excellent restaurants within your price range.
The public areas are lovely and there is an indoor pool with changing rooms that is available to all guests. The spa area is remarkably well priced given the quality and a "jet lag treatment" which consisted of a 20 minute hydrotherapy and 1 hour massage was only 80 Euros. (if you go ask for Phillipe for the massage of a lifetime).
The gardens are lovely and be sure to take time to see them if you are there. There is a nice outdoor pool, but it was too chilly to use it, although it is heated.
Staff is very helpful (the desk staff escorts you to your room and it explains it too you), and the concierge staff excellent. Other staff such as waitstaff and bar staff excellent and unobtrusive.
While the Lapa Palace may be out of the price range for most of us, if you or your agent can get a good deal, go for it. You won't regret it

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Reviewed November 8, 2006

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Reviewed November 4, 2006

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Reviewed October 29, 2006

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Reviewed October 23, 2006

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Reviewed September 28, 2006

  • Stayed: November 2005, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 25, 2006

  • Stayed: September 2006, traveled solo
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Additional Information about Olissippo Lapa Palace

Address: Rua do Pau da Bandeira, 4, Lisbon 1249-021, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Central Portugal > Lisbon District > Lisbon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Lisbon
#2 Spa Hotel in Lisbon
#2 Family Hotel in Lisbon
#6 Business Hotel in Lisbon
#10 Luxury Hotel in Lisbon
Price Range: $324 - $574 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Olissippo Lapa Palace 5*
Number of rooms: 109
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Built in the 19th-century, this luxurious palace is nestled on a hilltop overlooking the Tagus River and presents guests with the ideal base for an unforgettable stay in Lisbon. Tucked away in the city's diplomatic quarter, Lapa Palace is set in a beautiful sub-tropical garden. Sunbathe on a lounger in the pool area or pay a visit to the Spa, where you can treat yourself to hours of relaxation in the sauna. Traditional decor and elegant designs make each of the rooms a haven after a day of work or sightseeing. Marvel at panoramic views from the comfort of your balcony or enjoy a long bath in your marble bathroom. Thanks to the palace's convenient location, central Lisbon is only a short drive away. Park your car for free on site and indulge in fresh seafood at the restaurant. In the meantime, the concierge is happy to arrange various services for you, including the use of the VIP room facilities. ... more   less 
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