Tivoli Palácio de Seteais, Sintra
|Rua Barbosa du Bocage, 10, 2710-517, Sintra, Lisbon, Lisbon Region, PORTUGAL.|
Description: Tivoli Palácio de SeteaisIn 1995, Sintra was classified by UNESCO as World heritage. In this mystical town with its great number of historically and artistically interesting monuments, The Hotel Tivoli is one such monument it offers guests the unique environment of a palace built at the end of the 18th century, lying next to the countryside of Seteais. It is a place with an aura of magic, surrounded by the lush woodlands of the Sintra Mountain Range. The buildings neoclassic façade with its triumphal arch leading to a view point, has the mountain range as a backdrop and the sea in the distance, against a clear blue sky.
The conversion of the palace into a hotel, which was inaugurated on 29th September 1955 was to bring even more pretige to a Sintra's hotel and hospitality tradition. Included among the many illustrious guests who have stayed there over the years, are Queen Juliana of the Netherlands, the writer Marguerite Yourcenar and the painter Maria Helena Viera de Silva. To stay the night or merely to dine in such exceptional surroundings, with the beauty of the mountain range and yet just a few minutes from the town centre, is without doubt a unique experience.
Painstrakingly restored, the inside of the palace is striking with its frescos and exquisite decoration, guests also have at their disposal numerous sitting rooms and dining rooms, a friendly bar and a magnificent terrace from which to appreciate the sunset at the end of the day.
Outside some of the healthy pursuits on offer in this dream location include golf, (they offer numerous golf packages) tennis, gentle walks through the mountains or take a rest and sit in the sun by the pool.
Type of rooms: Tivoli Palácio de Seteais1 Suite
16 Double rooms
13 Twin rooms
All are individually decorated with frescos, exquisite period furniture and carpets.
Number of rooms: 30
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1800/2002.Smoking policy: No preferences.
Credit cards accepted: Mastercard, AMEX, Visa.
GPS Coordinates: 38° 47' 48.21'' N 9° 23' 58.17'' W
Nearest airport: Lisbon - 22 Km.