Tiara Park Atlantic Lisboa
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... and so was the melancholy music. My soul loved this stuff. It was just her and two other guitar players. You could tell they loved the music they played, but they felt no pressure to turn it into a show. A pretty woman in her fifties or sixties sat right next to the guitarist, and she looked absolutely bored. She feigned a smile at her husband, covered her mouth with her hand. I felt sorry for her, as if there were someplace else she would have rather ...
... our rights were if we did not get on the flight but that our chances of getting on were very good. Apparently overbooking flights between Madrid and Lisbon is quite normal – by all airlines according to Iberian. Oh well into the lounge for our 3 hour wait.
We went to the gate a bit early and were the first in the queue when the gate opened. We were given seats, no together, but we were given seats. While this pleased us it ...
... speakers. We wandered around the cobblestone streets of downtown Lisbon & Alfama (the old town) admiring the tiled buildings & beautiful Portuguese architecture- the remnants of a rich empire. The weather was pretty temperamental with rain showers intermittent with bursts of sunshine. We took cover in a couple of cute small bars in the little streets of Bairro Alto for a couple of vinos. One snazzy bar had lamps ...
... staff still nice (and local), and the rooms were huge with a nice ensuite and proper matresses with shelves and plugs and lights by each bed (its the little things that make a difference). I It also had a big clean kitchen and a nice common area and good wifi throughout. After checking in I decided to go check out some of the town. I first wandered up and down the streets near the hostel (in the centre of town) which ...
9.5hrs on a plane was all it took to arrive in Lisbon. We were greeted by wind and rain and it was freezing! We got picked up from the airport and driven to our apartment in Estoril, a beachside town, or as the lonely planet put it, a somewhat faded beachside town. Good choice us! But the apartment was brand new, really nice, close to the beach and train station and only 2km from Cascais, the ...
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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!
The hotel was not in the busier/tourist section of town but across the street from a park. It was about a 15 minute walk to the Rossio. Since we did a lot of walking to explore the different neighborhoods, we would take a taxi to the area that we were going to explore then started our walking tour. Taxi rides were inexpensive: 5.50 Euros to the airport, 3.60 Euros to Bairro Alto or Alfama, 6.20 Euros to the Parque das Nacoes and a little over 5 Euros to Belem. Taxi cars were plentiful in Lisbon and there was never a problem getting a taxi in any area of the city, day or night. Most areas had a street or several streets with taxi lines.
I recommend Le Meridien Atlantic Park Hotel and would stay here again myself.
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.
The hotel is a Euro5 taxi ride to most central locations and well situated to visit Lisbon which incidentally is great. The taxi from the airport to the hotel was organised through the tourist desk at the airport for a fixed charge of Euro13, it worth doing as it avoids the queue and any haggling later with the driver. The hotel has very high standards, it is quiet and above all else have exceptionally nice staff, highly recommended.
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.
It costs around Euros 43 for the hotel to collect you/take you to airport, regular taxi approx Euros 5.
The hotel is in a 'hotel' district with no bars or restaurants to speak of unless using those in the hotels. It is a very long walk to the main square and quite a walk to the No 2 bus stop so a taxi is the best way to get out and about. The tourist bus stop is close by and very walkable. For a 2 day Euro 30 ticket which covers all transport except underground including airport bus, you need to go to the square on the waters edge where you will see a red tram advertising tourism. This is the ticket office and is not walkable from the hotel.
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.