Hotel Dom Afonso Henriques
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Dom Afonso Henriques Lisbon
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... keeping reared its ugly head and got me! Luckily, I remembered in time and we were able to catch a taxi back to the hostel and back for under 10€! If I was going to do it, I was glad it happened there and that I remembered when I did! The taxi ride is also where we learned about the area we had been staying and we saw the main part of Lisbon that we missed making Portugal a place that we definitely need to come back to! Our bus ride was nice, it took around 4 hours to ...
For as short as our stay in Portugal was, it was packed with an incredible amount of fun! The people that we met in Lisbon were polite and friendly, and helped make our time there exceptional. On the first day, I went out with a small group in an attempt to find the city center. It took us a while but we finally found it. After spending some time there, a couple of us went to visit a popular close beach. We spent the afternoon sipping on some tasty local drinks, ...
... super busy so we did have to wait about 5 mins for a table. We ordered 4 cakes and 2 expressos and it only came to €7! And the cakes are delicious...they have very thin pastry casing like filo pastry and then filled with a custard type cream. It wasn't too sweet at all...very moorish indeed ;-)But we were soon off to experience the rest of the tour. It was well worth the money and we got to see all the sights in 3 hours. Since we only have 1 day to explore as ...
... From a view point we see the castle, terracotta roofs of houses, replica of the Rio Jesus statue, and earthquake-proof bridge similar to the one in San Francisco.
Without realising it many from the hostel are drawn to the market area for lunch. Why not - with a room full of chefs cooking delicious gourmet yet reasonably priced kai. I have pork cheeks on a mash. Mmmmm.
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... finals multiple times, the Benfica fans are hopefully waiting for 48 years to pass so they can finally win a championship and the curse can be over.
It becomes clear to me that this nice-guy attitude of the Portuguese does not come innately but from these historical factors which have shaped them as so. Tough to think that it took such turmoil and failure to create that lovely “portugues” charm. ...