We stayed here for 3 nights in April. Cute little hotel which is nicely decorated throughout with vintage furniture etc. We had one of the rooms on the top floor with view over the Tagus. We didn't experience any noise from the market outside etc - we slept very well. The breakfast was typical continental style but slightly better than average, with plenty of choices such as fresh fruit, pancakes etc. The staff were very helpful and gave lots of tips on what to do and see.
Whilst it is not the smartest area of Lisbon we didn't experience any problems at all. In fact, the location is great for transport links including the airport bus, tram to Belem, train station which are just a few minutes walk away. It is only about 10 mins walk up to the Barrio Alto for nightlife and there's a few bars and restaurants very close to the hotel.
There was only one slight issue with our stay, which we are glad to say has now been resolved. We booked one of the Deluxe Rooms on the top floor. When we arrived the room was a little smaller than we expected, although it was still nice. We didn't question it as we thought we may have made a mistake as sometimes the photos on websites can be a bit misleading. However, when we returned home we checked the website again and it appeared that the room we had been allocated was a Superior instead of the Deluxe we had paid for, so we decided to query it with the hotel. They confirmed that due to a mix-up we had indeed been allocated the wrong room and were very apologetic. They kindly offered to refund us the difference in the price (40 euros), which we gladly accepted. Not all hotels would have done this, so we were very impressed with their honesty.
Would happily return if we decided to visit Lisbon again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Ribeira Tejo by Shiadu was once by the river… Actually only the Mercado da Ribeira and the Cais do Sodre station separate the fully renovated building of the Ribeira Tejo by Shiadu from the River Tagus. Most of the tiles from the 19th Century were renovated and can be seen from various points of the communal areas and also in some double and family suites. Take the lift to the 4th floor and simply use the stair to go up to the 5th floor, where you will find the best view at the Ribeira Tejo by Shiadu. There is nothing better than friendly and dedicated staff to welcome you and serve you a delicious home-made breakfast where you will have the opportunity of watching the ships go by, crossing under the 25th of April Bridge along with looking out to the Cristo Rei always on the lookout for any movement. Then, filled with energy you may begin your visit of Lisbon through the neighbourhoods of Chiado, Baixa and Bairro Alto which are less than a 10 minute walk-away from the Guesthouse, or if you prefer, you may also get on the No. 15 tram or the No. 28 tram to Alfama and Belem. Follow your instinct... we are waiting for you ! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ribeira Tejo Boutique Guesthouse Hotel Lisbon