Need to know
Fifty-three, including four penthouse suites.
Noon, but flexible, subject to availability. Earliest check-in, 3pm.
Double rooms from $178.86 (€160), 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.
Rates don’t usually include breakfast (€18 for adults, €9 for kids), a buffet with fresh bread, Belem tarts, croissants and pancakes; seasonal fruit; cheese and meats; eggs.
The art in the rooms includes work by celebrated street artist Maser, whose rise to prominence has taken his work from Dublin backstreets to fine art galleries.
At the hotel
Spa; gym; free WiFi throughout; laundry. In rooms: kitchenette with a Smeg mini fridge, induction hob, microwave and toaster; TV; Nespresso coffee machine; Beats Pill+ wireless sound system; tea-making kit; free bottled water; Claus Porto bath products.
Our favourite rooms
Ask for a room on the upper floors, which have killer views across the terracotta rooftops. The penthouse apartments take the biscuit in this respect, but you’ll still have plenty to see if you throw open the windows in the lower-tier rooms. If you can’t get one near the top, any disappointment will be banished by booking one of the split-level Loft Style apartments on the ground floor, which have roomy bedrooms overlooking the living area.
The small but stylish spa has separate saunas and steam rooms for Mr Smith and Mrs Smith, and four treatment rooms manned by some of the city’s most dextrous therapists. All the products are by La Sultane de Saba, and can be bought at the spa boutique. There’s also a 24-hour gym; personal trainers are available on request.
Lisbon is a city of hills with steep cobbled streets, so you’ll need some comfy shoes if you want to avoid the Compeed.
All of the common areas are wheelchair accessible, as are some of the two-bedroom apartments.
All ages are welcome at the hotel, and the Two Bedroom Apartments have plenty of room for families. Babysitting is available for €20 an hour (a day’s notice is required, and the minimum booking is three hours).