The 4 best hotels in Cais do Sodre

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Cais do Sodre is a hip riverside district offering both superb dining options and a good dose of culture. Home to the 19th century Mercado da Ribeira, Lisbon's largest food market, it is no wonder that so many exciting new restaurants have sprung up in the area. Meanwhile, the Praça de São Paulo, is a beautiful area to explore showcasing some lovely 19th and 20th century architecture (the São Paulo church is particularly worth a visit for its beautifully painted ceilings). Beyond impressive architecture, trendy restaurants and chic riverside bars there are also some exciting galleries to explore such as the contemporary Allarts Gallery. The best hotels in Cais do Sodre tend to be contemporary boutique-y affairs set in historic renovated buildings.

The 4 best hotels in Cais do Sodre

For Boutique Chic

AlmaLusa

  • AlmaLusa is an understatedly luxurious hotel tucked away in a central but quiet square. The building's original 18th-century features are combined with a cool, monochrome palette, and a modern concierge service.
  • Pousada de Lisboa boasts elegant contemporary rooms featuring chandeliers, dark polished parquet floors and crisp white linens. Dine on excellent cuisine in the atmospheric restaurant complete with vaulted ceiling. A superb base for city exploring.
  • LX Boutique Hotel is a townhouse property with contemporary styled rooms offering stunning coastal views. Well-placed for enjoying the city’s best sights and nightlife. Plush rooms, a superb restaurant and an unbeatable location all combine to create a formidable hotel.

Family-friendly

Martinhal Chiado

  • Martinhal Chiado is a stylish hotel, in the heart of Lisbon, perfect for family centred fun. Set in a beautiful townhouse, the suites are superbly designed maximising space, light and comfort. A well equipped kids club will have the children distracted for hours, whilst the parents explore the city.

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    • LX Boutique Hotel Lisbon 68 rooms from £121

      Romantic Break  -  Featuring plush rooms and beautiful views, it's perfect for a romantic break in Lisbon.
      Sights nearby  -  Ten minutes walk from Lisbon Cathedral, Praça do Comércio and Igreja de São Roque.
      Local markets  -  Two minutes walk from Mercado da Ribeira.
      Lively area  -  In the thick of the action.

      This centrally located townhouse hotel with a bold blue-and-white colour scheme and contemporary style rooms has stunning river views. Well-placed for enjoying the city’s best sights and nightlife. Plush rooms, a superb restaurant and an unbeatable location all combine to create a formidable hotel. See More

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    • Martinhal Chiado Lisbon 37 rooms from £188

      Families  -  The spacious self-catering apartmenets are designed with families in mind, as is the funky kids club!
      City Style  -  A cool contemporary hotel, with sleek interiors and bold design- right in the heart of Lisbon.
      Sights nearby  -  Visit the nearby Jeronimos Monastery.
      Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.

      A stylish hotel, in the heart of Lisbon, perfect for family centred fun. Set in beautiful townhouse, the suites are superbly designed maximising space, light and comfort. A well equipped kids club will have the kids distracted for hours, whilst the parents explore the city. See More

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    • AlmaLusa Lisbon 28 rooms from £196

      Romantic Break  -  Superb accommodation, excellent cuisine and one of Europe's most romantic cities on your doorstep-the ideal choice!
      Local exploring  -  Situated in the heart of Lisbon, Alma Lusa is the perfect base from which to get to know the city
      Local markets  -  Check out the TimeOut market, a unique food and cultural experience created by the magazine's editorial curation
      Great walks  -  Meander through the iconic narrow sloping streets of Bairo Alto getting a feel for Lisbon's ambiance
      Recommended by  -  Tablet

      This understatedly luxurious hotel, tucked away in a central but quiet square, oozes calm and chic. Original features of the 18th-century building are combined with a cool, monochrome palette, and a modern concierge service. See More

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    • Pousada de Lisboa Lisbon (Santa Maria Maior) 90 rooms from £256

      City Style  -  Housed in an opulent 18th-century sunflower-yellow Pombaline building, bursting with character, style and indulgent decadence.
      Local exploring  -  Well posisitioned within walking distance to many of the cities' major attractions.
      Full of character  -  Elegant decor in the best of traditional style, chandeliers add glamour maintaining the palacial grandeur.
      Sights nearby  -  Visit the ancient cathedral or the Church of St Anthony just a short walk from the hotel.
      Recommended by  -  Small Luxury Hotels, Tablet

      An impressive Pousada boasting a fabulous central location. Elegant contemporary rooms feature chandeliers, dark polished parquet flooring and crisp white linens. Dine on excellent cuisine in the atmospheric restaurant complete with vaulted ceiling. A superb base for city exploring. See More

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Written by Katie Harris

posted Tuesday, 12th November 2019