: Lisbon Portela Airport
: Rossio (less than)
Car: not necessary
Our corner cafes tempt you to set aside your guidebook and spend a day enjoying Lisbon like the locals - sipping coffee and people watching - while our neighbourhood pool, reachable only via a maze of 18th century outdoor staircases, provides yet another welcome respite. Originally built to house the servants of the neighbouring palaces, Casa Joaquina and Casa Patria now boast a series of delightful luxuries: PC with high-speed wireless Internet; granite counter tops and rooftop terraces with sweeping views of Lisbon. Kitchen includes spices, staples (sugar, flour, rice, oil, vinegar, etc), cookware, Portuguese cookbooks (in English). Tourist Book with customised walking tours, kid-friendly suggestions & more. View terraces with BBQ & outdoor eating areas; Loaner cell phone; Luxury linens; Soft, fluffy towels and hairdryers in each bathroom; Iron/board; Washer and, yes, a Clothes Dryer! For a relaxing evening 'in', enjoy our board games, puzzles, cards, books and Portuguese music CDs.
Other Activities: Castles, museums, live theatre, shopping, sight-seeing, parks