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Olissippo Castelo

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Santa Rosa
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Our rom, 303, was perfect. Besides being comfortable, it has a beautiful view that can be enjoyed from the room or terrace. The attentive staff enhanced our visit. This is a small boutique hotel that made us feel welcome in every way. WiFi worked great and we liked the buffet breakfast. If you like big lobbies, gyms and pools, this...

Thank TravelHappySantaRosa
Reviewed 27 December 2016

My wife and first stayed here 12 years ago on our honeymoon. We made a stopover in Lisbon and decided to come back to the Olissipo. It was still great! Shawn, Ines, Rui, and the barman were all excellent hosts. They all are passionate about Lisbon, the hotel, and making sure our stay was great. Their knowledge of the city...

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Coppell, Texas
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Incredibly happy with the hotel! Location is wonderful! The rooms were spacious! The balcony had incredible views. The staff was top notch! They were accommodating and let us check in early. They provide bathrobes and slippers for each guest. They gave us great tips for restaurants. They provided us a map of the area and took the time to explain...

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Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The hotel's staff were very cheerful and informative. [Joao, Ines and Gois] They insured that our stay was enjoyable and our city excursions comprehensive. Our room was spacious and very comfortable. It was wonderful to be able to make our own coffee in the room. The breakfast buffet provided a great start to our day. The hotel's position, to visit...

Thank frabris1
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Great hotel with fabulous staff. My daughter and I loved staying here. We had a wonderful room and the staff were all amazing. It is in the perfect spot for walking and sightseeing. Recommend it highly.

Thank Runa M
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This was our last stop in Europe, touring mostly Spain. We only had a few days in Lisbon but the staff, especially Ine's at the front desk helped us make the most of it with advice on eating where locals eat and short cuts to get around the hills, like where the hidden elevators are in town and where to...

Thank kbfivetwo
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights in this ideally located clean hotel in the old town Alfama District! The rooms were spacious and comfortable and clean! We asked reception for a kettle and were provided with with tea/coffee making facilities which was topped up daily. Rui on the front desk was excellent with advice on what to do and how to get...

Thank Debby B
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

An absolute gem in Lisbon. Situated on a hill close to the castle this hotel has breathtaking views of the city. The staff are so friendly and welcoming and always happy to help. Breakfast is good and has a choice of cereals, fruit, bread, ham and cheese and also a few cooked options are available. Our room had a real...

Thank Lorraine R
Berkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is deep in atmospheric Alfama, a stone's throw from the Castello. Rooms are spacious and impeccably clean. Reception are hugely helpful and knowledgeable. They directed us to great local restaurants, advised us on trams, provided parking, all with a smile. Breakfast was fresh and plentiful. Recommended.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We really enjoyed staying at this hotel, lovely rooms and a great breakfast. It could appear that this hotel is a little away from the centre, but in reality it is pretty close either walking or by tram (12 or 28). Do not be tempted to take the Aerobus from the airport, it does not stop close, the taxi was...

Thank Chris E

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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 Fado, where you'll discover the best "tascas," eat delicious fresh fish and drink great wines. Discover hidden viewpoints and ancient traces of other civilizational ruins in the heart of the Portuguese capital. These are centuries-old neighborhoods that will welcome you to the very best of old Lisbon culture.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of Lisbon and ideally located aside the walls of St. George Castle, the Olissippo Castelo Hotel affords one of the most impressive panoramic views of Lisbon. The hotel is located in the famous Bairro do Castelo, between the well known Mouraria and Alfama quarters; it is also the perfect starting place to discover the Patron Saints Festivities that take place every June. This very special hotel combines the familiar atmosphere with the most modern technology and above all luxurious facilities and exceptional service together with traditional art of Portuguese hospitality.Over 4 floors (served by 2 lifts), the Olissippo Castelo includes 2 Suites, 2 Suites Jr, 10 Standard Rooms and 10 Superior Rooms, fully equipped with individual air-conditioning, direct dial telephone line, mini bar, satellite TV, personal safe, hairdryer, internet connection and ample wardrobes. Our Bar offers a service of light snacks and drinks, and Room Service until 23:00. The hotel also provides laundry service and Garage for 6 cars. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Olissippo Castelo

Address: Costa do Castelo 120, Lisbon 1100-179, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Central Portugal > Lisbon District > Lisbon > Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Price Range: €99 - €186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Olissippo Castelo 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Olissipo Castelo Hotel
Olissipo Castelo Lisbon
Hotel Style:
#29 Romantic Hotel in Lisbon
#57 Luxury Hotel in Lisbon
#73 Business Hotel in Lisbon
#77 Family Hotel in Lisbon
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“Our third floor superior room was quiet and had an awesome view.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelHappySantaRosa, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room with a view.”
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“There are great views: do all the rooms have them?”
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 of 5 bubbles raypask, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were on the first floor with a nice view from our window”
 of 5 bubbles SusanDCP, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors may improve your views of the surrounding area.”
 of 5 bubbles DavidP977, 26 May 2016 | Read review
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