Travel Blogs from Lisbon
... we should speak in English, because he was Portuguese and did not speak Spanish. Under other circumstances, I would have brought up the fact that this was indeed a restaurant that served Spanish food, but I was much too shocked to do anything but apologize, in English. Later, after reading about Portugal and Spain’s relationship in Hatten’s book, I understand a bit better where this resentment ...
... the weather wasn't on our side, by the end it started raining constantly but in the end the whole day was still amazing.
On our last day in Lisbon, the clouds parted and we took a walk along the river to the bridge and the inspired Christ the Redeemer. We continued along the river to Belem to visit Padrão dos Descobrimentos. After quite a bit of walking we took the bus back in ...
... was no real spot where it looked easy to paddle from. We watched it for a while and decided our best bet was to jump right off at the point. To do this we had to time the sets. We waited about 10 minutes and then it looked like we were finally going to get a break in the sets for us to paddle out. Just as we were about to jump off this reef I hear a wave break behind us. I turn around and see a ton of rushing water coming at us. A sneaker wave ...
... was a slow day, there were areas of tables roped off and not deemed to be required! If we thought the first tart we tried in Faro was good (and it was) then the ones we tried here were exquisite. The custard was perfectly smooth and creamy, but it was the pastry that was heavenly. As with the previous one it was almost filo-ish but indescribably crisp. On biting in to it, it was like crunching a very fine praline, but had all the wonderful buttery flavour of pastry, and they were ...
The Convention finished up yesterday and closing ceremony was fantastic with an outstanding final speech by Sakuji Tanaka of his year as R I President. A truly outstanding man of peace and humility.
The entertainment was again great which left everyone on a high and ready to move on to Sydney next ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
More great choices in Lisbon
Search TripAdvisor for more deals in Lisbon
Travelers also recommend:
Historical Traveler Reviews York House Lisbon
After a three-night stay at the York House with several friends in various rooms, potential guests need to know a few things.
The York House is a lovely hotel, in a historic part of beautiful Lisbon.
A tranquil haven
My wife and I stayed here for a couple of days during our honeymoon, and as with another person - our taxi driver had trouble finding it too! But, once we found the place we were delighted.
Whilst the view from our window wasn't fantastic, the room itself was. We didn't have any problems with the air conditioning, which kept us very comfortable during the night.
It's in a wonderful location in Lisbon, yet when you are in your room or out in the gardens/patio having a meal you feel as though you could be in the middle of nowhere.
We'll definitely be visiting again.
I have stayed at this beautiful property twice and both times even the taxi driver had a hard time finding it! The entryway is tucked between regular buildings in a pretty much un-touristy neighborhood. But, WOW, once you step in it's like entering a hidden oasis amidst the bustling city outside. After a walk through a labyrinth-like stone stairway filled with flowers you emerge into a fabulous garden filled with more flowers, tables and chairs used for meals in the summer. The property itself surrounds this central oasis from where you enter the small reception area on one side and to other a quaint, beautifully appointed bar/library.
A well presented hotel in a good location close to the Barrio Alto in Lisbon.
Spent eight wonderfull days at the York House Hotel, and can not praise it high enough. The room was great the food was excellent, and that courtyard, sitting out side under the trees,just magic. I really can't praise the staff enough. Take it from me and just go there you will enjoy it.
Home away from home
An amazing small hotel, with a nice garden right in the center of Lisbon. Staff and Managment very friendly and very professional. Excelent service, excellent cleanless. Don't miss the restaurant with very good food, and an amazing wine list sorted by grapes with explanations in English. They also have a wine store in the basement called "Enomania" were we can buy at reduced prices all the wines that they have in the wine list.
I will defenatelly come back, and York House will be my home in Lisbon.
Would recommend the York House to anyone
Stayed at the York House for three nights during the summer of 2003 when the hotel was renovating a number of rooms. We had a room that had already been renovated. Wonderful room, great restaurant, quite courtyard for relaxing and reading, excellent service and veryt friendly and helpful staff.Met the daughter of someone who lives 1/2 block from us in Hobken at lunch one day.Would recommend to anyone.
York House - Lovely
We spent two nights at this lovely hotel. Very nice surroundings, the garden is lovely and the food in the restaraunt is great. We did not expect gazpacho to be so filling! Lofty high ceilings, elegant decor, beautiful marble bath. We were upstairs facing a street where young people party after hours, but closing the shutters took care of their noise. My roommate was not even aware of it - but I did need to close the shutters, after which I slept like a baby. We found the location just fine and within walking distance of the Barrio Alto. SW