SANA Metropolitan Hotel
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... travelling to Lisbon is like hopping on a time machine and going back 20 years. It is very much a city, and country heavily impacted by the Salazar dictatorship of the twentieth century and since 1974 it still has not been able to fully recover. In the novel Night Train to Lisbon, by Pascal Mercier, the protagonist Raimund Gregorious travels to Lisbon and traces back the story of a doctor Amadeu de Prado. In his adventure, it is quickly noted how incredibly present the past is. ...
... hand, the Queen’s bedroom was beautiful and the dining room holding about 100 people pretty amazing.
We followed our noses for a lunch ...
... city from all angles. The only bad thing was their women's bathrooms. We waited in line for at least 25 minutes because only one stall was working. When you walked out of the bathroom, all the benches and rails were occupied by men waiting for the girls. It reminded me of the "man chairs" at the mall in stores for women.
We stopped in a couple stores that had this amazing homemade pottery which was bright colors, and really unique designs. If I could've, I ...
Today we decided to make the day trip to Sintra; traditionally a summer retreat of Portugal's kings.
Given our great run with weather we did not look into the forecast for the day, also not realizing that Sintra appeared to be at a higher altitude. We arrived freezing, first stop a cheap clothing store for a jumper!
First stop was the Moorish Castle or Castelo dos Mouros. Built in the ...
... The roads are narrow, windy, and all the sidewalks are mosaiced. While this all adds to the charm of the city, it's not exactly stroller friendly. But we managed. I carried Cole, and Tom carried the stroller until we reached an area that was stroller friendly again.
The Alfama is beautiful, charming, and enchanting. It's the area that surrounds the old castle, so it's even more of a labrynth than other parts of the city. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSANA Metropolitan Hotel Lisbon
Reasonable and good service
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