Olissippo Lapa Palace Hotel - Lisbon  5 stars

Rua Do Pau Da Bandeira, 4, Lisbon, Portugal, 1249-021  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

This 19th-century hilltop castle has an incredible staff that bends over backwards for the guests. The facilities are top-notch, there's a private garden, a great pool, and an amazing wellness center. The rooms have outstanding furnishings and the closets are the best. The restaurant was loved by the guests. It's a bit far to downtown Lisbon on foot, so going by limousine or taxi is recommended. There's no smoking in the hotel.

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms


Paid parking


24-hour reception


Early check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool


Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center


Turkish bath

Steam room

Steam bath



The five-star Olissippo Lapa Palace is located near the city center and provides quick access to many historic sites in the area.

Behind the 19th century facade the hotel has an indoor pool and free private parking.

All 109 classic rooms feature satellite TV and marble bathrooms. The majority of rooms can boast of spacious balconies.

The hotel's restaurant offers Italian menu and Bar is located near the swimming pool and has a terrace area with live music.

Year renovated   2007.  Number of rooms   109.

City Center Lisbon - 1.6 mi
Airports Portela (LIS) - 5.0 mi, Pakuba (PAF) - 7.0 mi
Train Stations Cais do Sodre - 1.0 mi, Rossio Station - 1.3 mi
Underground stations Marques de Pombal - 1.5 mi, - 400 ft
Bus stop - 700 ft
Restaurants Lapa Restaurant - 100 ft, Olissippo Lapa Palace (cuisine: Portuguese) - 100 ft


All rooms are traditional and feature marble bathrooms with double basins, air conditioning, internet access, safe.

A 24-hour room service is provided.

Dining options

Lapa restaurant is inspired with distinct luxurious touches and serves Mediterranean cuisine and authentic Italian dishes.

Rio Tejo Bar is a unique experience with live piano music, spacious terrace area and an extensive tea list or a selection of cocktails at 10.30 am – 1am.

Pavillon restaurant is located near the outdoor pool and offers fresh juices, tea and coffee with snacks from 10.30am.

At the hotel Olissippo Lapa Palace guests are invited to a buffet breakfast served for free. 


The conference rooms are packed with AV equipment.

A business center is provided.

Wi-Fi costs EUR 15 per 24 hours.


For your leisure this hotel offers a sauna, fitness center, Spa & Wellness Center, massage, children's playground, Turkish/Steam bath, indoor and outdoor pools.

Additional features

Babysitting is possible on request.

The hotel is friendly to guests with disabilities.

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Early check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private hotel parking is possible on site.

  • Aqua fitness
  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Free valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service
Dining facilities
  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Poolside snack bar
Meeting facilities
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Children's pool
Leisure facilities
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sun loungers
  • Casino
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam room
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room
Room view
  • Garden view
  • Pool view
  • River view
Room facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Chaise lounges
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror
  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Bathroom telephone
Kitchen facilities
  • Microwave
  • Premium bedding
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock



from  2 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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All rooms are traditional and feature marble bathrooms with double basins, air conditioning, internet access, safe.

A 24-hour room service is provided.

Double Room Garden View-With Pool View
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Olissippo Lapa Palace Double Room Garden View-With Pool View
View: Garden view

Cozy bright room includes a work desk and convenient bathroom with all necessary amenities.

Double Room With River View
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Olissippo Lapa Palace Double Room With River View
Bed type: King or Twin beds or 2 Single beds or Double Bed
Size: 435 sq. feet
View: River view

Cozy bright room includes a work desk and convenient bathroom with all necessary amenities.

Room facilities

    Olissippo Lapa Palace LocationWhat's nearby

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    What's nearby

    What's nearby.

    City Center is a short drive away

    Tourist attractions
    Popular areas
    Places of interest
    • Basilica do Sagrado Coração de Jesus
      2700 ft
    • Jardim das Amoreiras
      1.1 mi
    • Elevador Santa Justa
      1.3 mi
    • 25 de Abril Bridge
      1.4 mi
    • Graffiti von Dolk
      1.4 mi
    • Pombaline Downtown
      1.4 mi
    • rua augusta
      1.4 mi
    • Sé Patriarcal
      1.5 mi
    • Das alte Expo-Gelände
      1.5 mi
    • Ponte de 25 Abril
      1.5 mi
    • terrero do paço
      1.5 mi
    • lisboa
      1.5 mi
    • Das Denkmal Entdeckung
      1.5 mi
    Train stations
    • Cais do Sodre
      5000 ft
    • Rossio Station
      1.2 mi
    Convention centers
    • Lisbon Congress Center
      1.2 mi
    • Cinemateca Portuguesa
      1.2 mi
    Shopping areas
    • Amoreiras
      1.1 mi
    • Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga
      700 ft
    Food and meals
    Underground stations
    • Marques de Pombal
      1.4 mi

    Local Attractions

    • Jardim Botanico da Universidade de Lisboa
      1.0 mi
      Rua Da Escola Politecnica 58, Lisbon
    • Casa-Museu Jose Saramago
      1.0 mi
      A Casa dos Bicos, Lisbon
    • The 25th of April Bridge
      1.1 mi
      Ponte 25 de Abril, Lisbon
    • Jardim do Principe Real
      1.1 mi
      Praca do Principe Real, Lisbon
    • Bairro Alto
      1.2 mi

    Near the hotel

    • National Museum of Ancient Art
      1400 ft
      Rua das Janelas Verdes 1249 - 017, Lisbon
    • Puppet Museum (Museu da Marioneta)
      2300 ft
      Convento das Bernardas, Lisbon
    • Basilica da Estrela
      2600 ft
    • Fundacao Amalia Rodrigues Casa Museu
      4200 ft
      Rua de Sao Bento 193, Lisbon
    • Carris Museum
      4800 ft
      Rua 1 de Maio, 101-103, Lisbon

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Lapa Restaurant

      74% likes this, based on 44 reviews

      100 ft
      4 Rua do Pau de Bandeira
    • Olissippo Lapa Palace

      92% likes this, based on 18 reviews
      Cuisine: Portuguese

      100 ft
      Rua do Pau da Bandeira 4

      Phone: +351 213 949 494

    • Nariz de Vinho Tinto

      61% likes this, based on 25 reviews

      600 ft
      Rua do Conde 75, Lapa, 1200

      Phone: 1-395 3035

    • Come Prima Restaurante Italiano

      71% likes this, based on 368 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza & Pasta, Vegetarian
      Price Range: USD 26 - USD 65

      1100 ft
      Rua do Olival 256

      Phone: 213902457

    • Sua Excelencia

      52% likes this, based on 16 reviews
      Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Portuguese

      600 ft
      Rua do Conde 34

      Phone: 01-390-3614

    Getting around.

    Free private parking is available.

    Olissippo Lapa Palace Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Olissippo Lapa Palace

    Individual guest reviews

    • Group of friends

      The spa and the comfortable beds.

      What I disliked the most about this hotel is that fact that I felt it was overly priced in comparison to the other hotels that I saw. The room didn't even have a coffee machine and if you wanted coffee, you had to call room service and order coffee for 4 euros. When I asked them about this, they merely said that I should upgrade my room to a suite in order for me to have a coffee machine in my room. Half of the staff were very friendly while the other half seemed a bit rude and arrogant.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      It was a lovely place, I would stay there again

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      I liked everything about the hotel. The staff were very helpful, the room was just right with all the facilities I wanted, the restaurants and bars had good food and service and the pool area was a great place to relax. It lived up to or even exceeded my expectations. I hope to return next time I am in Lisbon.

      Nothing - unusually!

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Staff were the best yet, a proper hotel, clean freindly, good food, wonderful room. Bit of a mission to find it, but a real jem, well worth it.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Met all oue expectactions

      The directions from where we were starting from to the hotel were imposssible to follow,by car. we hired a taxi and had him drive there while we followed behind.

      • Average rating
    • Couple

      Fitness center and spa

      Wc are on the bathroom Lapa palace is ouside Lisbon center

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      From the time we arrived we were made to feel as though we were receiving a personal service; the staff were all very attentive and the attention to detail throughout the hotel was admirable. Breakfasts were excellent and the superb dinners on the hotel terrace memorable.

      The location of the hotel in an elevated section of the city, within the embassy area is somewhat remote from the centre and we seemed to be the only couple to actually walk there although a tram service is available within a few minutes walk.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      Excellent service, very nice rooms and swimming pool

      Rather far away from downtown. A shuttle bus would have been perfect to overcome the distance

      • Average rating
    • Couple

      The availibility and efficiency and courtesy of the staff

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      It's a palace and deserves all its stars in each of every single details. Deserts are gorgeous and are worth the temptations. Most beautiful bathroom we ever saw. (We had a suite with terrace on the garden view, top floor in the west wing.)

      • Average rating
    • Group of friends

      Thé garden and it's swimming pool and kindness of thé staff.

      Thé concierge is not super effecient

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      nice location, close to city center, stylish

      there was a private party fot other hotel guests on saturday night at the pool. So the hotel changed from being great, quiet and stylish to a vulgar night club/ dance hall. Despite our many polite requests the music stayed absurdely loud and we could not sleep before 3:AM. We had to get up at 5:AM to go to the airport...

      • Average rating
    • Couple

      We were upgraded to better room which was really nice with gorgeous view on river

      Sometimes we were feeling even "overtreated" - probably too much attention - but in fact everything was really good.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      This hotel is truly lovely. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Diner in hotel was beautiful: service and food quality and presentation. Buffet breakfast also very good. On weddingday of our daughter a bottle of champagne and bowl of fresh cherries with cream. Very thoughtful!

      • Average rating
    • Group of friends

      the luxury and very nice gardens and terraces

      they MUST CHANGE THE SHOWERS In the bathroom : very old and not convenient

      • Average rating
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