Location This hotel is located in central Lisbon, near Saldanha Square, just 50 m from the nearest bus stop. It lies just 10 minutes away from all major entertainment venues and points of interest and about 10 minutes from 2 large congress centres. It is also close to Bairro Alto and the Chiado district with its delightful restaurants, bars and nightlife. Guests will find plenty of attractions in the area, including São Jorge Castle and the city zoo (both 5 km), as well as Jerónimos Monastery (6 km). Lisbon Airport is just 4 km away. Facilities Housed in a building dating from 1900, and renovated in 2007, this charming family-friendly city hotel was designed by leading Portuguese designer Nini Andrade Silva. It is a contemporary and cosmopolitan design hotel with an urban and trendy atmosphere, but yet with a Portuguese soul and touch. The hotel comprises a total of 139 lovely rooms and suites with a unique design and atmosphere. This establishment is the perfect venue for all types of guests: those coming for business purposes and those participating in Lisbons' big meetings and events, or simply for people wanting to use this lovely property as a base from which to explore all that this marvellous city has to offer. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility, a cloakroom and lift access. It also offers 2 restaurants, 1 modern sushi-bar, a nightclub, a lounge area and an open-air interior garden with exotic furniture, trees and huge bamboo plants as well as a waterfall. Guests are also offered conference facilities, WLAN Internet access (charges apply), 9 multipurpose rooms and 5 parking floors (charges apply). They may also take advantage of the room and laundry services for an additional fee. Rooms All rooms come with a private bathroom with a bathtub and a hairdryer, as well as a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, radio and Internet access. They are also equipped with a minibar, a king-size or double bed, individually adjustable air conditioning and a safe. All rooms also feature either a balcony or a terrace. Sports/Entertainment There are water-based activities available at the 2 nearby marinas (Lisbon and Cascais), and more than 20 top golf courses in the immediate vicinity (within a radius of 60 km). Meals Guests can meet and mingle with the local crowd at the hotel restaurants, bar, lounge spaces and in the interior garden. Breakfast is served daily at the Bonsai restaurant. Lunch and dinner may be enjoyed daily at the Bonsai and Saldanha Mar restaurants or in the interior garden. Both the bar and lounge and the interior garden serve all national and international drinks and snacks or light meals. Payment American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel. How to get there Those coming from the international airport should take General Norton de Matos Avenue towards the city centre, turn right onto Campo Grande, follow República avenue until Saldanha Square, go straight ahead on Fontes Pereira de Melo Avenue, turn right into the 1st street and take the 1st left onto Tomás Ribeiro Street until Praça José Fontana. Those arriving from the South by car on the A2, should drive towards Lisbon, over the 25 de Abril bridge and head for Marquês de Pombal Square on Duarte Pacheco Viaduct. After the roundabout go towards Fontes Pereira de Melo Avenue and turn right into Tomás Ribeiro Street. Continue along the street until reaching José Fontana Square. Guests arriving from the North by car on the A1, should head for Lisbon, via General Norton de Matos Avenue towards the city centre, turn right onto Campo Grande, follow República Avenue until Saldanha Square, go straight ahead onto Fontes Pereira de Melo Avenue, take the 1st right and then 1st left. Follow Tomás Ribeiro Street until reaching Praça José Fontana.