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Solar Do Castelo

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  • Excellent79%
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  • Average3%
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  • Terrible0%
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Free Wifi
Free Breakfast
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4 Star Hotel
Solar Do Castelo is truly a romantic shelter in the birthplace of Lisbon - within the walls of São Jorge Castle at the top of Alfama. It is a small 18-century mansion surrounding a noble patio, built on the site of the former kitchens of the Royal Palace. Apart from the genuine...
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Rua das Cozinhas 2 | (ao Castelo), Lisbon 1100-181, Portugal
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7.1 km to Lisboa Airport
555 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.1 km from Castelo de S. Jorge
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were surprised to find that this hotel is actually located INSIDE the castle built in the 1100s. Although the hotel is in what used to be the kitchen of the adjacent castle, the rooms are modern and very charming. The staff service cannot be...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Located at the gates of the castle and in the heart of Lisbon's historical area, this hotel is a tremendous jumping-off point for so many (steep) walks, landmarks and restaurants. My wife and I had only one here last weekend, but we were totally charmed...More

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Response from HeritageLisbon, General Manager at Solar Do CasteloResponded 21 February 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and for your feedback. We are very happy that you had a nice weekend with us and that you appreciated our friendly staff and the romantic atmosphere. Lisbon has 7 hills (like Rome) and the best way...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The staff, Juanna, Andree, Pedro and Mariella together with all cleaning and service staff provided excellent service without fault. The breakfast was good and you could ask for anyhting not on the table, fried eggs, omelettes etc. Thank youMore

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Response from HeritageLisbon, General Manager at Solar Do CasteloResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to share your opinion. We are very happy that you enjoyed our friendly attentive staff and our location inside the castle walls, on the top of Alfama. Like in any of our...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My daughter and I had a fantastic stay! We had a view of the castle and enjoyed exploring the Alfama district. The continental breakfast was great and a perfect way to start the day. Would love to return!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed Solar do Castelo, a lovely little boutigue hotel. A surly front desk clerk was nice as could be the next morning and accommodated a room change very professionally. They shouldn't charge for breakfast; others typically don't. Rooms vary, so beware.More

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Response from HeritageLisbon, General Manager at Solar Do CasteloResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and for your feedback. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our XVIII Century little palace stands in the place where once were the kitchens of the XII Century Royal Palace. Our...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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Amenities
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
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US$197 - US$456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Green Hotel in Lisbon
#6 Luxury Hotel in Lisbon
#8 Romantic Hotel in Lisbon
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US$197 - US$456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#5 Green Hotel in Lisbon
#6 Luxury Hotel in Lisbon
#8 Romantic Hotel in Lisbon
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Nearby
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and,
of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music.
The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755
destroyed most of the city but the contiguous
neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained
standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent
Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the
Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of
...More
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Rafael H
5 May 2018|
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Response from HeritageLisbon | Property representative |
Hello from sunny Lisbon, There are few public parking in downtown area but they are sometimes full, so we recommend to leave the car at our sister property Hotel Lisboa Plaza, which is just off the main Avenida Liberdade... More
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Catherine L
3 February 2018|
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Response from HeritageLisbon | Property representative |
Hello from sunny Lisbon, Solar Do Castelo is the only hotel within the walls of São Jorge Castle, on the top of Alfama old quarter. The streets of the Castle Village are very narrow and locals keep on having their flower... More
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bccruisers
9 August 2017|
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Response from alboush | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not the place for someone 2 months out from a knee replacement. Maybe for your 51st anniversary?
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"Had room with a balcony on 1st floor, but a very large room in basement if you do not mind the view"
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"get a room with a view of the river- we had room 12 but i think there are others as well."