As a Priority Club member I decided to stay here rather in the city centre, the price I got was certainly very attractive too.
You can get a taxi from the airport, don't forget to ask for the metered rate, then it is around €10. From the hotel it is a 10 minute walk to the nearest metro which takes you to the city centre, the metro is very easy to use and the daily ticket can be good value.
The hotel has a big reception area and check in was quite quick, as a PC Platinum I was upgraded to an Executive room on the 9th floor.
The room was spacious and comfortable (although I'm not a fan of the HI pillows) and had a proper double bed (unlike many European beds which are two twins mattresses). Unfortunately I was right by the elevator shaft which created a lot of noise, even late in the evening, and again in the morning. This is room 901, I suggest you avoid it if you are a light sleeper!
Due to the noise I planned to ask to change room the next day, after I returned from the city. However when I returned my key card didn't work and once I returned to reception I was informed there was some problem with the water on the 9th floor and I was upgraded to a suite on the 2nd floor. As I was already packed to move anyway this was no problem!
The suite was very spacious, although could have done with a larger TV considering the distance you could watch it from!
There was some traffic noise on the 2nd floor, but it was the weekend so not much of a problem. Later in the day we noticed a large coach party arriving, so the 'water problem' may have been an excuse to vacate some Exec rooms for people staying longer than one more night...
We ate breakfast the second day, €14 isn't a huge amount for a hotel breakfast but it wasn't very nice and I would suggest eating elsewhere. On the first day we got breakfast from a cafe in the centre and it was nicer and much much cheaper!
- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Lisbon Hotel
- Holiday Inn Lisbon Hotel Lisbon
- Lisbon Holiday Inn
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Holiday Inn Lisbon Hotel is situated in the heart of the citycenter between Av da RepÃºblica and Pr. de Londres by the Instituto Superior TÃ©cnico .With several underground stations around and 10 minutes away from the International airport, the Holiday Inn Lisbon Hotel is the ideal place for your stay should you travel in business or leisure. The Hotel is famous by its spacious standard and executive rooms as well as its suites with direct access to high speed and wireless internet. Each of its 169 spacious rooms, including 17 Executive bedrooms, 13 Family rooms, 2 disabled rooms, 8 junior suites and 1 Presidential Suite, are equipped with cable TV, direct-dial telephone, desk, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, Pay Tv, hairdryer, gives you a good value for money. Business center in the lobby. Rooms with High speed internet on request. The modern meeting space is ideal for business meetings and social events and can accommodate up to 400 delegates Appreciate the Portuguese and Mediterranic gastronomy at our restaurant 'Vasco da Gama'. The 'Almirante' bar is the ideal place to relax after a busy dayTogether with a parking, fitness center and a gift shop, the Holiday Inn Lisbon Hotel is the right choice for the right stay. Our rooftop terrace and outsidepool (from May to September) is the perfect place for sunbathing and to enjoy the beautiful view to all Lisbon. ... more less
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