Real Parque Hotel

Av Luis Bivar, 67, Lisbon, Estremadura, 1069-146, Portugal | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located in the S. Sebastião da Pedreira area of Lisbon, is near Gulbenkian Museum (Museu Calouste Gulbenkian), Fundac-o Calouste Gulbenkian, Estufa Fria, and Center of Modern Art (Centro de Arte Moderna).
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Real Parque Hotel Lisbon

    A Gem of a Hotel!

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    Spent 2 pre-cruise nights at this fine property. Our experience began when we arrived from the airport and the young gentleman at the front desk shook my hand and warmly welcomed us to Lisbon and the Real Parque. The accommodations were spacious, spotless, very nicely furnished, and in superb condition.

    The 10 year old property is not downtown, but is 2 blocks from the metro and bus. The ride to downtown (which is also a brief walk to the Alfama and Rossi areas) by bus is 10 - 15 minutes and offers good sightseeing by itself. The neighborhood felt safe and, for Lisbon, is relatively quiet. The double-glazed windows block out virtually any street noise. There is lots to see and good shopping only a short walk from the hotel. There are abundant restaurants within 2 blocks of the hotel (try Cinderella, about 250 feet from the front door).

    The front desk personnel (with the exception of one sourpuss) was always helpful with directions and suggestions. It is easy to get lost only a few blocks away as the streets run at all angles from the hotel, so follow directions closely.

    The Real Parque is also very good value for a first-rate property with its amenities, good location, and superb condition.

    Highly recommended!!!

    A real find!

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    Superb accomodation at a knockdown price in a quiet location just off the centre of Lisbon. Our triple room (85 Euro booked through Bookings)was smart and spacious and the reception staff were both knowledgeable and helpful. Metro journey into city centre took less than 10 minutes and cost only 0.65cents. You will be hard pushed to find a better deal anywhere

    in Lisbon!

    Fantastic Experience

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    We just returned from Lisbon on 17 March and we are delighted with our entire experience. The hotel was wonderful. Very clean and charming rooms. The front desk workers spoke perfect English and were so helpful with any questions or needs. The breakfast buffet that is included with the room fee was impressive. Not the usual hard roll and coffee. The had everything from eggs, bacon, fruits, rolls, yogurt to the local cured meats etc. Overall we were very happy with our experience at the Real Parque and with Portugal.

    Very good value for money out of season

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    Have just returned from a 3 night stay at this hotel, booked via Expedia UK following all the good reviews. We were not disappointed. Pre-season rates for this four star hotel are incredible. The service, room quality, cleanliness, restaurant and breakfast facilities are excellent, and the staff exceptionally friendly (bar one slightly brusque female receptionist!). Very easy to reach via airport bus, and nearest Metro station 5 minutes away.

    Friendly, clean, helpful staff

    from

    I spent 3 nights in this **** hotel. The location is quiet, but has a good access to the metro (S. Sebastioa, blue line) and is next to the shopping centre El Corte Ingles.

    The breakfast is a lovely continental spread with cheeses fruit pastries etc.

    We paid EUR 75 per night for a double bed room which we thought excellent value.

    The Taxi from the Airport with 1 piece of luggage is around EUR 7, even if the driver insists to pay more.

    Good, but could have been better

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    I recently spent 5 nights at the Real Parque Hotel. It's not in the centre of the city but in a quieter area, which I preferred. The city centre is a mere 3 or 4 short stops on the metro and there's a station (Sao Sebastio) very close by - turn a couple of corners and you're there. This is much closer to the hotel than the Parque stop, by the way, and the metro entrance is shared with that of the huge El Corte Ingles department store - the city's largest and classiest.

    The breakfast was very good and the dining room is pleasant with efficient staff, who show you to your table. Although the hot choices are limited to bacon, sausages and scrambled eggs, there is a good selection of local cheeses, meats and pastries. The fresh fruit included delicious trimmed slices of locally grown oranges and it was nice to have nectars such as pear and peach on offer alongside the usual orange and tomato juices.

    My room, on the fifth floor, was clean and quite spacious with a good mini-bar and nice bathroom, with bath, shower and bidet. The furniture and fittings were in very good condition - no scratched desks or scuffed wall marks. The TV had 39 channels, showing a good mix of local, European and American (subtitled) programmes, plus pay movies and Internet access if you need it.

    Things that marred the stay, however were:

    The telephones (there were three, one by the bed, one on the desk, one in the bathroom). Fine for making outside calls, but I had problems making room-to-room calls - when I rang out, my colleague sometimes couldn't hear me, or if he rang me, I couldn't always hear him. Depended on which of the phones you used. We found that if we both used our bathroom phones we could hear each other!

    The bed was firm but comfortable, but the pillows were awful. Far too hard with no give at all - I ended up using a spare folded duvet cover as a pillow - it was softer!

    Running a bath one morning, the water came out brown with bits of sediment! I don't know what it was, but it only happened once, thankfully - I was a bit wary of drinking the tap water after that, though.

    My biggest problem however, was with a connecting door into the room next door. It was located on the wall opposite the bed and although always locked, it wasn't soundproof. I discovered this on the first night when I was woken at 1 a.m. by someone next door coming in late and deciding to watch Letterman at full volume. I had to use earplugs for the rest of the stay. I later discovered that not all rooms have these connecting doors. My advice is to make sure you check on this before making a reservation.

    A shame about these things, because everything else was excellent and good value for a 4-star hotel. The staff were efficient and courteous and quick to offer to carry your luggage or get you a taxi. I would probably stay there again, but definitely not in a room with a connecting door and I would take my own pillow!

    Clean & Quiet Hotel in Lisbon

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    We spent 3 nights (Jan.23-26) at Real Parque Hotel. It is located a little bit far from downtown but there is a metro station (Parque) nearby. Situated in a quiet residential area. Unfortunately we could not get a non-smoking room but the room did not smell smoking. Our room was on the 8th floor, and it was very clean and quiet. This Hotel seems to be very popular among business travelers.

    Good breakfast (I would say an average for any 3-4 star hotel). There was only 2 warm dishes (eggs and bacon).

    One another thing we enjoyed was 5 minutes walking to El Corte Ingles, one of the biggest department stores in Lisbon. At the basement there is a fantastic super market to buy excellent Portuguese wines.

    When you walk in downtown Lisbon, watch out for dog's droppings....they are everywhere! :) In our opinion, unlike Madrid or Barcelona, 3 days are enough to see almost all the attractions in Lisbon.

    Anyway the hotel was good, I recommend for anyone who wants to stay in nice, quiet and clean hotel.

    Great Experience

    from

    Very friendly and helpful staff. Wonderful daily breakfast with cheerful a cheerful and upbeat atmosphere. Very clean, nice rooms with great mini bar and safe services. Highly recomended@!

    An excellent hotel

    from

    This Hotel has everything for a very reasonable price. It is quiet, very well situated close to the metro. The service is excellent, and the breakfast is first class. Easy access to the airport, would stay there again without hesitation.

    Hotel Real Parque/Beautiful

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    Our one nite stay was exceptional, beautiful room, service was high quality. The Coffee Shop, had a full dinner menu, priced right. Everything you want in a shopping mecca outside the door. Not as close to airport as stated however. Wish we had more time to enjoy it.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Real Parque Hotel Lisbon

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
     

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