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SOME INFO ON PORTUGAL:Most of us are familiar with Portugal because of their explorer like Vasco de Gama who rounded the Cape of Good Hope, founded Goa in India, and Brazil in 1500. On my trip to South India in 2010, I saw …
Today was a new level of exploration as Carla Carlita, a guide we had hired on-line before leaving Denver, picked us up at our hotel at 10 a.m.
We had slept like the dead since falling into bed at about 7:30 last night after barely keeping our eyes open in the early hours of the evening. We had a fairly wretched dinner in the only …
Friday morning Denver time -- mid-afternoon in Lisbon
Thanksgiving morning, 5:45 a.m., Dan and I left the Denver townhouse for DIA to catch the plane to Newark NJ for the first leg of our trip. We are flying Continental for this adventure and the first flight was on-time, uneventful and smooth. We then had to find something to occupy …
Once again we stay at the fabulous Le Meridien Hotel. We will be their guests for three nights. And they sure know how to treat their guests. At check-in, we get upgraded to a city view room, with views over the park and Lisbon. We were missing a house coat and some slippers, one quick phone call to house keeping and within 10 minutes all is solved …
... a day of rest; most stores and even restaurants are closed. We did find a side walk cafe where we ate a late lunch of tapas and sangria. The two ladies each ordered a sangria and the waiter said no, only one. We were perplexed until he showed up with a liter pitcher, which was the only size they sold. We all had a good laugh!
Two miles later we were at the riverfront ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsTiara Park Atlantic Lisboa Lisbon
Within walking distance to many good restaurants and walk down to the river.
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Historical Traveler Reviews Tiara Park Atlantic Lisboa Lisbon
Le Meriden Atlantic Park Hotel is a very nicely decorated hotel with a very pleasant and helpful staff. The rooms and the bathrooms were good size and well maintained. Our room had a tv, mini hi-fi system, a mini-bar, safe and a hair dryer but no clock. We needed some clothing ironed but chose not to have the hotel do the pressing because it was expensive. We requested an iron and an ironing board and it was brought to our room within 10 minutes. Two mornings we requested a wake-up call which was prompt. The staff spoke English which was extremely helpful to us. They gave advice and recommendations when ever we would inquire. The breakfast buffet in the hotel was very expensive, 21 Euros. We order room service for breakfast one morning which was also expensive but it arrived within 15 minutes. The hotel had turn down service complete with chocolates and the weather forecast for the following day. We arrived in Portugal at 6am and got to the hotel by 7am and they let us check in. We were thrilled!
Very very pleasant
This is a very pleasant hotel. The rooms are modern with neutral colours and good quality furnishings. Even the standard rooms are a decent size. The public areas are neutral/colonial and attractive. The service is pleasant and the breakfast buffet the usual good standard. A bit of a walk to the Biarro Alto etc but public transport is good and taxis relatively cheap if you don't like walking. Not top luxury but luxury enough and very reasonably priced. Ask for a room on a high floor and you can see as far as the castle and the river.
My wife and I stayed three nights early April. The room was very comfortable dispite a fault with the airconditioning which we overcame by switching off at night (it was cool enough) the hotel reacted promptly and offered an alternative room but it was not that much of a hassle so we declined. The front desk were incredibly pleasant and helpful particularly in recommending places to eat (the restaurants were excellent and not that expensive) We ate breakfast in the hotel chosing the continental menu at Euro9 pp and every morning were charged Euro21 for the 'American' menu, we didn't cheat! so be careful, having said that the staff were very pleasant and reissued the bill for the correct amount.
Great hotel, lousy prices
This is a very nice hotel with beautifully furnished rooms and professional, attentive staff. The room rate booked on their web-site was a very reasonable 110 Euros per night so I was delighted when I arrived. When I checked out after three nights I had a phone bill of over 300 Euros - almost as much as the room bill! The phone rate to the UK from this hotel is 4 Euros per minute.
I stay at hotels regularly and I have never experienced telephone rates as high as this before. So, be warned, you may think you are getting a good deal but make a couple of phone calls back home to catch up on the news or download your e-mails a few times and you'll be in for a big bill!
oh my good meridian hotel was simply beutifull, lovelly lovelly lovelly
The new Le Meridien design theme truly shines through at the Park Atlantic. Next to the Ritz on a commanding hilltop view, the rooms give a spectacular panorama of the city and offer elegance, comfort, and quiet. For a small fee, you may have expanded access to a super health club in the Park Eduardo. Having stayed in many hotels in 10 European countries, the Park Atlantic truly excels and provides a 5-star experience at a most reasonable price when booked through their website.
Greet hotel & location
greet & good location hotel with modern & fashion rooms with very pretty views of the city.the service is wonderful and the breakfast buffet very varied.
We had an excellent experience at this hotel. Great price, rooms were amazing, staff was very helpful, location was a bit out of the downtown area - not too bad. Taxi's are very reasonable. I would highly recommend this property. It was beautiful.
Had a 3 night break at this hotel early August 2004 and what a fantastic hotel it is. The rooms are lovely and spacious as are the bathrooms with everything you could wish for. The staff were very friendly and obliging. Would definately recommend it.
I was extremely pleased. We stayed just one night, on a weekend. The room was a great deal - $84, and was incredibly nice. High floor, with an extraordinary view of the city. Location faces a nice park. Rooms impeccably clean, luxurious. We got the reservation through Orbitz. I don't know how easy it is to get such a good deal there, so maybe we lucked out, but I recommend it highly.