Ask the Concierge
IS LISBON A GOOD PLACE FOR SHOPPING?
For those who enjoy shopping, Lisbon will prove a real paradise. Whether you're in town for business or on holiday, take your time to stroll along the streets, glimpsing at the thousands of colourful shop-windows. The multiplicity and variety of establishments is amazing. Within a range of 5 KM, you will find some of Portugal's largest shopping malls where you can shop until midnight. El Corte Inglés is just a 15 minute walk, 2 metro stops away and Colombo, 3 stops.
HOW FAR FROM THE HOTEL IS THE NEAREST TRAIN METRO STATION?
The nearest train and metro station is across the street with connections to the international train stations and touristic places.
HOW FAR FROM THE HOTEL IS THE NEAREST BUS STOP?
The first Bus Stop is just 50 metres away.
IS THERE A ZOO?
Yes, Lisbon Zoo is just five minutes away from the hotel.
WHAT CULTURAL ACTIVITIES DOES LISBON HAVE TO OFFER?
Lisbon is a city with more than eight centuries of history. It offers a wide variety of cultural activities. Lots of quality Museums, art galleries and antique shops. Some of the best museums in town are the National Museum of Ancient Art, the Coach Museum, Maritime Museum and Berardo Museum - an important contemporary art museum – as well as the Orient Museum, Azulejo Tile Museum and Fado Museum and many others.
WHAT ABOUT NIGHT LIFE?
Throughout the year, Lisbon offers a varied programme of cultural events from concerts to church recitals to theatre and ballet performed in some of the most beautiful theatres in Europe. At night, this multi-faced city of a million people seems to shrink to provincial dimensions. From Alcântara Docas riverfronts to Avenida 24 de Julho, from Bairro Alto to Expo, discotheques abound with exuberance and animation.