Climb up to the Alto de Santo Amaro, among leafy canopy of trees and silhouettes of palatial houses, until you reach the entrance to the Pestana Palace, so solemn and luxurious as it is announced. Under a marble pediment, it is received by the Director and the hotel doormen, that leads you through the incredible stained glass dome and West tower, to the reception. The privileged space it will occupy in the coming days presents this grand and welcoming way, a prelude to the follow-up will receive during the entire stay. Decide if you prefer resist or succumb to curiosity: leave the luggage and then wander with all the time through the rooms and extraordinary gardens; or have to take the bags to the room and climb the amazing marble staircase to get to know the rooms where you will be able to read the newspaper, talk, drink coffee or simply enjoy the amazing golden light which is filtered by the film curtains.
The first room you encounter, Louis XVI, has a small entrance to the introduction of style to realize the impressive and intricate decorative work and restoration that was targeted. Here you will find a deep love of order and sensitivity that give nobility to space. It is a solid, beautiful and elegant room, with original medallions carved with inspiration from the busts of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. The tones and colors of this room make it the perfect space to read your tablet or your newspaper after the morning breakfast.
Across the aisle, awaits the Renaissance Room, imposing effect thanks to the weight of the wood panelling crafted and filtered light that escapes from the windows. This room is very popular for private formal dinners and for privacy of the many celebrities who visit the Palace and looking for a more quiet dinner. Is outstanding detail in every corner, but are mobile, with its incredibly detailed and fanciful carvings that more impressive.
And here comes one of the most curious details of this palace: the Japanese Room. At the time of construction of the Palace, a taste for Oriental was reaching the pinnacle of cosmopolitanism and worldliness was a signal representing him in the decoration. So here comes a completely contrasting room, with its embodied lacquered panels and shoulder pads. Notice the amazing job of painting the ceiling and the typical representations of Japanese painting: the Mount Fuji, sacred to the Kyoto bridge, crane, cherry blossom, lilies, peonies and almond transport you to another world, far from Lisbon and all we know: the world of bourgeois taste of the early twentieth century.
In contrast and in stark contrast, when crosses for Louis XV room, immediately feel the lightness, joy and exuberance of the rocaille style. This room, blue and gold, is a burst of light, refracted by panels and multiplied by mirrors, which transmits an ethereal feel, graceful and happy. Sitting here on a sunny morning, and let yourself be transported in time and space, is one of the most memorable sensations that will live on holiday. Romantic and feminine, it is a unique venue for outstanding photos. Almost over the south side of the halls, arrives at the beautiful chapel, dedicated to the Immaculate Conception, considered Queen and Patron of Portugal.
The ancient large halls banquets and dances, as well as their winter gardens, welcome you now to another type of party: the magnificent dinners at Valle-Flôr restaurant. Taste the best of Portuguese cuisine with a palatial essence, while enjoying the Regency style that dictates the decoration of the walls and ceilings; and live a memorable experience for all your senses. It is also where you can take the famous breakfast, overlooking the exotic tropical garden and where you can find at the Sunday brunches Palace. With a pianist playing live, raise your stay to an unforgettable level.
If you stay in one of the royal suites, this status is reached on arrival: located in the palace, the four suites are extremely elegant and sophisticated and located in the old quarters of the Marquises. When rises the magnificent wooden staircase to the first floor is a room, the old boudoir of the Marquise, with a painting of Carlos Reis, representing the sky, a very wise preview of your arrival to paradise. The four suites, named in honor of the last Portuguese royal family: D. Carlos, Amelia, Dom Luiz Felipe and Manuel II also pay homage to the king who granted the title to Marquis and recognized him due importance in the cause Portuguese colonial. Even if they do not get these suites, ask to visit and get to know how he lived the high bourgeoisie aristocracy of the twentieth century.
But if the palace oscillates between solemnity and ostentation, the gardens evoke all the lifeblood of the equator and origin of fortune that allowed the construction of the Palace. A magnificent example of landscape garden, combines symmetry with fantasy, a result that evokes both a French and picturesque taste, full of gaps, pavilions and grottoes, to the swimming pool. How to create a natural barrier to the urban environment, when strolling in these gardens lives an intimate and contemplative experience, forgetting that in the midst of one of the most interesting and unique capital of Europe. To prolong this magical and almost detached from reality experience, visit the Magic Spa, best award-winning World Luxury Spa in 2014. The Spa, a perfectly integrated building in the gardens, welcomes you with a Zen aura of tranquility that only intensifies their welfare sensation. Take a dip in the indoor pool and get to relax on the sun loungers overlooking the garden.
Then go to the Bar Allegro – or the Lake House, visit the Palace in the summer – and savor one of duettos and combos that give a light and delicious flavor to your day. If you know play the piano, there is an imposing grand instrument awaiting the attention of your nimble fingers. This luxury hotel in Lisbon wants all your stay a dream come true. The mignardises that always accompany your coffee are small pieces of happiness made with sugar and love and all the attention is always guaranteed to ensure your comfort and well-being. If you have any request, restriction or desire, be sure to notify the reception, since every effort will be employed to accommodate. Incidentally, in a space where you can order breakfast any time of the day and a cataplana at any time of night, it is very clear that will be the owner of the palace during your stay.
Located on the 1st and 2nd floor of the new Alas Palace and overlooking the gardens of the Hotel, these rooms feature a classic and sophisticated decor. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, cable TV and Pay TV, minibar, safe, bathrobes, slippers and a telephone with direct outside line and voice mail. Bathrooms have a bath and hairdryer. Free internet in all rooms.
Prices start at aobout 229 euro per room per night
Suite with city view
Located on the 1st and 2nd floors of the new Palace Alas, these suites are facing the magnificent gardens of the Hotel. With a classic and sophisticated decor, all rooms are equipped with air conditioning, cable TV and Pay TV, minibar, coffee maker, safe, bathrobes, slippers and telephone with direct outside line and voice mail. Bathrooms have a shower, bath and hairdryer. Free internet in all rooms
Prices from 649 euro per night
Suite Garden view
These suites are facing the magnificent gardens of the Hotel. With a classic and sophisticated decor, all rooms are equipped with air conditioning, cable TV and Pay TV, minibar, coffee maker, safe, bathrobes, slippers and telephone with direct outside line and voice mail. Bathrooms have a shower, bath and hairdryer. Free internet in all rooms.
Prices from 649 euro per suite per night
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