Palacio Belmonte, Lisbon
|Pateo Dom Fradique 14, Castelo, 1100-624, Lisbon, Lisbon, Lisbon Region, PORTUGAL.|
Description: Palacio BelmonteLocated in the heart of the historical district of Lisbon, Palácio Belmonte boasts 2,130 years of unbroken history and is the oldest of its kind in the city. This national monument overlooks the rooftops of the old city and the Straw Sea [River Tagus]. During the past six years, Palácio Belmonte has been transformed into an exclusive eight-suite property using traditional building techniques and products from the country. The result is a peaceful, authentic and luxurious hotel with five terraces, sitting rooms and libraries. To match the fabulous collection of 17th and 18th Century tiles, antiques have been sourced from the same period and blended with modernity, art and beautiful carpets. It?s an ideal location for those who seek tranquillity, beauty, space and fresh sea air. Palácio Belmonte provides a secluded base from which to explore the city of Lisbon, its architecture and intense cultural life.
There is also a beautiful garden which has been totally redesigned and planted according to organic principles with usable and numerous local species, plants, fruit, trees and flowers.
Type of rooms: Palacio BelmonteEach of the 10 exquisite suites is an original masterpiece with individual character, blending historic architectural features with the utmost comfort in contemporary design. Visitors are immersed in culture - within the suites, guests discover the remnants of Roman and Moorish towers, and distinctive, blue and white XVIII century's Portuguese tiles (azulejos) that recall stories of adventure and romance.
Each suite is named for a Portuguese writer, artist, philosopher, adventurer, inventor or ecologist. Many have beautiful terraces or verandas overlooking the River Tagus, the inviting city of old Lisbon below or the palace's striking swimming pool. Suites range in size from 29 sq meters to more than 162 sq meters.
Amadeo Souza Cardoso - Presidential Suite - An extraordinary suite lined with an impressive collection of XVIII century 'azulejo' tile panels and sporting a cathedral height ceiling, a living room with fireplace, a dining room and a queen size half-canopied bed hung with deep red silks. Running along the length of the suite there is a large veranda with a stunning view of the garden and the river beyond, giving the entire suite incredible lighting. It has a most fascinating marble bathroom, and an additional private terrace with a beautiful river view. Total area 120 sqm.
Bartolomeu de Gusmao - King Suite - Considered by Condé Nast to be one of the most beautiful suites in the world, this is a 3 level double suite built in one of the 7th century Muslim towers. It has a superb terrace with an expansive view over the Alfama and the river Tejo and a very rare octagonal living room with a vaulted ceiling and original XVIII century azulejo tile panels. Marble bathroom with bathtub. Total area 110 sqm.
Padre Himalaya - The Honeymoon Suite - a romantic 2 level double suite built at the top of the Roman tower. With windows on all sides the bedroom is certainly one of the most extraordinary rooms in the world with a 360° view over the Alfama, the river Tejo and Castle. The spacious marble bathroom features a sunken bath as well as a shower. Total area 77 sqm.
Ricardo Reis - Penthouse - A double suite facing south with a stunning view from all its windows to the river and garden. The bedroom has original azulejo tile panels by the Master Valentim de Almeida as well as original frescoes. There is a very large living room with "caixotão" ceiling, a small kitchen, a bathroom with bathtub and a terrace. Total area 90 sqm.
Gil Vicente - Luxury -A double suite and our largest, due to the beautiful enclosed winter garden and a terrace on an upper level, at the top of a Muslim tower (acceded by some narrow Muslim stairs) which has an amazing view of the Castelo Sao Jorge and the River Tejo. A very romantic suite, with a bedroom, living room and marble bathroom. Total area 162 sqm.
Agostinho da Silva - Superior - A double suite that transmits a feeling of intimacy and peacefulness, with traditional Portuguese wood ceilings, original XVIII century azulejo tile panels in the hall and the most relaxing view of the sky and Palacio roof tops from the silk draped bed, as well as a little surprise! Large white marble bathroom with bathtub. Total area 61 sqm.
Fernão Magalhaes - A peaceful double suite located on the western Muslim tower. It has beautiful Muslim ceilings on the ground floor. On the first floor it has a big room and several sitting areas with relaxing natural light and pleasant views over our Patio and Palace. Black marble bathroom with bathtub.
Fernão Mendes Pinto - The smallest but perfect single with stunning river view. The bedroom with high ceilings has an original Empire bed draped in luminous yellow pure silk, a cozy antechamber and the green marble bathroom still shows a crack in the Roman wall from Lisbon's famous earthquake of 1755! Area: 29 sqm.
Alberto Caeiro - Family Suite - A beautiful low ceiling and full of light suite with two bedrooms. A smaller room and bathroom with bathtub for the children and a big room with window loveseats for the parents. The second bathroom has a big shower. This suite has also a large living room and an equipped small kitchen. Beautiful view to the garden and pool. Total area 100 sqm.
Egas Moniz - Family Suite - A very large two bedroom suite - both with option double or twin beds, one bathroom with bathtub, one toilet and a living room. The rooms and living room are lined with original XVIII century azulejo tile panels and Arabic vaulted ceilings, creating an evocative atmosphere of past times. "Guillotine" windows with view to the down Patio D. Fradique and beautiful old ruins. Total area 100 sqm.
Additional information: Palacio Belmonte
With beautiful suites you will also enjoy many other services and facilities including the enfilade of graceful public rooms of Piano Nobile, library of more than 4000 books (in multiple languages) , complementary bar to taste famous Port Wine and many other drinks, the terraces and lush garden with beautiful views or the black marble swimming pool. The concierge will assist you on discovering city life.
Palácio Belmonte prides itself on delivering memorable unique customized experiences. For this reason Palácio Belmonte suggest experiences that can be personalized for you, either it be a fabulous sunset in a yacht on the Tejo River, a private tour to unique architectural features of old Lisbon, your own private Fado singer, a special day out with wine, olive oil tastings and Lusitano horses in the Alentejo or maybe a dinner at the unique local "Tascas" in which you will experience the real authentic Portuguese hospitality.
Amenities & activities:
Personal Library with 4000 books
Black slate swimming pool
Organic Mediterranean garden
XVIII Century Tiles
Services (on request): Babysitting; Barber on call; Booking service for city life; Butler Services; Chauffeured luxury cars; Doctor on Call; Dry Cleaning; Hair dresser on call; In-room check-in; International newspapers; Laundry; Kids program; Massage in suite; Personal Guides; Personal shopper; Personal trainer; Pilates in suite; Pet facilities; Private yachts; Private transfers in luxury cars; Secretarial Services; Shoe service
Dining / Room Service: Room service from 08h00m until 24h00m
Private dining with the Chef upon request
Pet Policy: small pet friendly.
Number of rooms: 10
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1449/2000.
Period of closure: Open all year.
Languages spoken: Portuguese, English, French, Spanish.Smoking policy: No preferences.
Credit cards accepted: All major credit cards.
Restaurant closed: Cafe open from 10:00am. to 7:00pm.
GPS Coordinates: 38° 42' 44.85'' N 9° 7' 54.03'' W
Nearest airport: - 7 km.