Lisbon, Portugal

Dona Graça Apartments

Rates per night from$225.45

Price information

If you haven’t entered any dates, the rate shown is provided directly by the hotel and represents the cheapest double room (including tax) available in the next 60 days.

Prices have been converted from the hotel’s local currency (EUR204.48), via openexchangerates.org, using today’s exchange rate.

Style

Crisp white casa

Setting

Private Portuguese garden

Sitting pretty on the highest of Lisbon’s seven hills, boutique stay Dona Graça Apartments invites you to live like a local in your own breezy white apartment. Breakfast – an oversized bag of locally made goodies – will be delivered to your door every morning, to start each day on a slippered, breakfast-in-bed foot. Spend the rest of the morning in the hotel’s sleek pool, or soaking up the sun in the citrus-scented lawned garden, then head out to explore the city – rooftop bars, seafood eateries, museums and more await – knowing you’ll slumber well in your serene stay once you’ve had your fill.

Smith Extra

Get this when you book through us:

Daily breakfast, a room upgrade (subject to availability) and local cheeses, a fruit basket and a bottle of Oporto wine in your room on arrival

Facilities

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Need to know

Rooms

Nine, including two suites.

Check–Out

11am, but flexible, subject to availability. Earliest check-in, 3pm.

Rates

Double rooms from $225.45 (€204), excluding tax at 6 per cent. Please note the hotel charges an additional local city tax of €2.00 per person per night on check-out.

More details

Rates include a daily breakfast goody bag – with orange juice, pastries, fresh bread, meats and cheese, pastéis de nata, yoghurt, coffee pods and milk – that’s delivered to your apartment.

Also

Struggling to choose your room? Don’t worry too much: every apartment has its own picturesque balcony.

At the hotel

WiFi throughout. In rooms: a kitchenette, TV, air-conditioning and Castelbel bath products.

Our favourite rooms

The light-filled Comfort Studios look out over the hotel’s garden and pool; for a bit more space, spring for the Family Suite.

Poolside

The rectangular swimming pool is the star of the hotel’s private gardens; it’s family friendly, unheated and flanked by a terrace with sunloungers and parasols.

Packing tips

Bring your sleekest swimsuit, a shade-providing hat and an appetite for pastéis de nata.

Also

This split-level stay isn’t wheelchair accessible.

Children

Welcome, but there aren’t any child-specific activities, so it’s best suited to teens.

Food and Drink

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Top Table

At the kitchen counter, on the bed in the garden… Eat wherever and whenever you’d like.

Dress Code

Minha casa é sua casa – make yourself at home in swimsuits, robes or the emperor’s newest duds.

Hotel restaurant

There’s no restaurant, but each apartment has a kitchen equipped with a fridge, hobs and tea and coffee kit. Every morning a bag of breakfast goodies – fresh orange juice and bread, pastéis de nata, pastries, ham, cheese and jams – will be delivered to your door. Staying longer than three nights? Your morning food delivery’s contents will change to mix things up a bit.

Hotel bar

There’s no bar, but you can buy local wines by the glass or the bottle in the lobby.

Last orders

Leisurely late breakfasts? Pretty afternoon picnics? Decadent midnight feasts? With your own kitchen you can eat whenever you’d like.

Room service

Your breakfast bag will be delivered to your door each morning.

Location

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Address
Dona Graça Apartments
Rua da Bela Vista à Graça 124
Lisbon
1170-054
Portugal

Dona Graça Apartments is in the city of one of Lisbon’s most charming old quarters, Bairro da Graça.

Planes

Lisbon airport is 20 minutes away by car; the hotel can arrange transfers for €35 each way.

Trains

Trains from Faro and Porto pull into Santa Apolonia station, one kilometre from the hotel. Transfers from the station are €10 each way.

Automobiles

You won’t need a car in the city, thanks to plentiful taxis and an easily an easily navigable transit system, but if you’re driving into Lisbon you can use the hotel’s onsite car park for €10 a day.

Worth getting out of bed for

Wake up with a leisurely breakfast in bed or a morning picnic in the hotel’s gardens, then soak up the sun as you float about in the quiet pool. 

Brush up on your design knowledge at the oh-so-cool MAAT: Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, then wander ‘round the shops, restaurants, coffee shops and bars of LX Factory, a revamped former factory from the Industrial era. Prefer to feel the sand between your toes? Head down to Cascais Beach for a dose of sun and surf. Afterwards, you can watch the sun set (and stay until dawn, if you’d like) at Park Bar; built on the top floor of a seven-storey car park, this alfresco hangout has sweeping views of the Tagus and the Church of Santa Catarina. It’s equal parts bar, restaurant, garden and events space, hosting everything from overnight DJs to outdoor film screenings.

Get a regal dose of history at Castell di Sao Jorge, a mediaeval citadel that consists of the castle, the ruins of the former royal palace and the former residences of the most well-to-do members of society. Practice your royal wave from the ramparts.

 

 

Local restaurants

Brunch like champions at Dear Breakfast, an on-trend cafe with a perfectly designed menu of rich coffees, berry-packed smoothies, eggs-many-ways, pastries, maple- and bacon-topped pancakes and purple acai bowls. For relaxed breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between, there’s Time Out Food Market – a modern food hall of 40 expert tested-and-approved food stalls. There are seafood dishes aplenty, berry-topped cakes, artisanal beer stalls, pizzas, pastries and coffee kiosks. Indecisive palates and try-everything-adventurers, this is your place. And finally, for arguably the best seafood restaurant in Lisbon – Anthony Bourdain approved, so who are we to disagree? – make your way to Cervejaria Ramiro and order elegantly spiced plates of scarlet-hued carabineros, tiger prawns, goose barnacles and clams in garlic sauce. Skip the pre-dinner bread basket in favour of a decadent dessert.

 

Local bars

Parched from walking up and down Lisbon’s many hills? End your day of adventure at rooftop cocktail bar Topo with sundowners and a sweeping view of the city’s twinkling lights. 

Reviews

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Fancy waking up to the scent of orange trees, followed by a knock on your door that heralds the arrival of freshly baked treats, hot coffee and locally produced breakfast goodies? And then heading back to bed for breakfast to ponder your day of padding through picturesque Portuguese streets or paddling in the sun-dappled pool? Look no further than Lisbon’s Dona Graça Apartments,  a secluded stay in the heart of the city with sleek, light-filled apartments.

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