Memmo Príncipe Real
Perched in dramatic fashion on a hillside in Lisbon’s Príncipe Real district, the Memmo Príncipe Real offers sweeping panoramic views. The hotel itself is an architectural gem of clean, modernist lines, plate-glass windows and sharp corners and is a striking sight after arriving through a small tunnel from the street. To the front there is a large terrace bar and swimming pool positioned to make the most of the precipitous views. Inside, the lobby and ground floor restaurant also make the most of the vista with floor-to-ceiling windows and a range of comfortable seating.
Each room is elegantly refined and furnished with great attention to detail. Wooden floors are covered with thick rugs, the linen bedding is topped with opulent faux fur throws, and the sleek, design-style furniture is offset by top-of-the-range products including Bang & Olufsen televisions and Hermès toiletries. On arrival you’ll even find the ingredients to mix your own signature cocktail.
The hotel also offers plenty of substance to back up its finely crafted style. The staff here will go out of their way to make you feel welcome and there is a complimentary walking tour each evening.
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Each room at the Memmo Príncipe Real has been elegantly crafted to offer an air of refined elegance. Sumptuous bedding (think linen covers and faux fur throws) are offset with hardwood floors and high quality amenities. Each room boasts a Bang & Olufsen television and toiletries from Hermès. All but two of the rooms offer panoramic views across central Lisbon from the huge windows that dominate the space. A number of rooms also have their own balconies or terrace and rooms in the Exclusive category have their own outdoor fireplaces. The chic, modern bathrooms are equipped with large tubs or stylish rain showers. There is complimentary Wi-Fi and air-conditioning throughout.
Nestled within the bustling Príncipe Real area of the city, the Memmo Príncipe Real boasts a vibrant array of excellent restaurants, concept stores and chic boutiques right on the doorstep. A short walk of around five minutes will bring you into the heart of the Bairro Alto area and around five minutes further on will bring you to the edge of Chiado.
Food and Drink
Breakfast is served each morning in the beautiful ground floor Café Colonial with views out across the pool terrace to the rooftops of the city below. During the day, a light lunch menu is on offer, while in the evening the à la carte menu features a range of dishes inspired by Portugal’s colonial heritage filled with South American, African and Asian influences. In the evenings the terrace bar also serves a tempting array of signature cocktails you can enjoy while soaking up the sweeping panorama of the city.
Facilities and Activities
To the front of the hotel you’ll find a generous pool terrace surrounded by sun loungers and extending through to the ground floor cocktail bar. An excellent concierge service is also available to guests along with a free walking tour each evening to help you get your bearings in the city.
A chic and sophisticated boutique hotel, we love the sweeping views on offer at the Memmo Príncipe Real and are particularly impressed with the service of the staff.
Places & hotels on the map
Alternative places to stay nearby
Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
Offering easy access to both the Baixa and Chaido areas of Lisbon, the Corpo Santo Hotel is a stylish, contemporary property where the staff go out of their way to look after guests.
A Lisbon landmark in its own right, the Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon offers old-school elegance, high end service, an excellent spa and from its rooftop running track, some of the best views in the city.
Drawing on elements of traditional Portuguese design, the H10 Duque de Loulé is a chic boutique hotel with a wonderful roof terrace overlooking Lisbon. Set in a historic building, it blends traditional elegance with contemporary style.
Set behind an elegant 18th-century façade, the Heritage Avenida Liberdade Hotel is a conveniently located boutique property with tranquil rooms and an indoor pool and small gym.
Small, stylish and centrally located, the Valverde Hotel's unconventional style gives it great personality. It makes a fine place to relax in the enclosed outdoor terrace, swim in the pool and retreat from the city at the end of the day.
An excellent family-friendly option located within the heart of historic Lisbon. Each apartment comes equipped with a full kitchen and for those travelling with young children, there is a kids’ club and baby concierge service available.
Converted from a 15th-century palace that once belonged to the Governors of Belém, the Palácio do Governador is a characterful boutique hotel steeped in history. There is a large outdoor pool and garden area as well as an extensive spa and indoor pool.
A lavish 19th-century palace turned hotel, the Pestana Palace is surrounded by acres of tropical gardens and provides a tranquil and relaxing retreat while still within easy striking distance of central Lisbon.
A historic boutique hotel in the heart of Lisbon and overlooking the central Praça do Comércio, the Pousada de Lisboa merges period charm with modern design to create an elegant and sophisticated base. The hotel features an indoor pool and spa as well as a rooftop solarium.
A charming boutique hotel located in the heart of Lisbon’s historic Alfama district the Santiago de Alfama is an elegant option housed within in a former 15th-century palace.
One of Lisbon’s most prestigious hotels, the stylish Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Lisboa offers a convenient location, excellent service, gourmet dining and a panoramic roof terrace. There is also an outdoor pool.
Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Explore some of Portugal’s most dramatic coastal scenery on this full-day private tour through the Arrábida region south of Lisbon. En route you’ll get to visit a local winery, coastal cliffs and quaint towns with medieval castles.
Explore the Alentejo, Portugal’s most significant food and wine region, on a full-day private tour. You’ll see Roman remains and medieval streets in historic Évora, sample local wines in a family-run winery, and drive through rolling countryside in-between.
Get to grips with Portuguese history with the help of a private guide on this full-day tour from Lisbon that takes in the 14th-century Monastery of Batalha, a medieval hilltop village and the flamboyant Palácio Nacional de Mafra.
Explore Lisbon with a local guide on a private half-day walking tour, which takes in several of its most interesting districts. You’ll learn about the city’s history and traditions, and stop for local food and drinks along the way.