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Palácio Das Especiarias

Rua da Emenda 94, 1200-170 Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
+351 930 480 337

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Palácio Das Especiarias - Lisbon, Portugal
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Value for money 8.1
Distance to city centre 0.9 km
Location rating 9.6



Double rooms


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$113 per night
$148 per night
$69 per night

Standard rooms


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$170 per night




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breakfast was great in 298 reviews
great location in 185 reviews
lisbon in 16 reviews
noisy at night in 46 reviews
old building in 120 reviews
piano music in 52 reviews
rich history in 32 reviews
room smell in 28 reviews
small room in 209 reviews
staff very friendly in 386 reviews
  • Excellent
    Dec 2019

    Location was fine, walking distance to get to tours around the city and close enough to the ocean. The night I stayed property offered dinner with live fado music at night with wine included. While I didn't really enjoyed food ( it was just OK compare to other food I had in Portugal), but fado music was good and wine was fine too. For 25 euros I paid for it I was happy to get what I got and best part it was right inside of property, I didn't have to go anywhere, I was tired at the end of a day. Staff is great, helps with luggage and everything you need. Breakfast is really great. There is a very beautiful common area were they serve breakfast and I enjoyed an hour or two in front of fireplace there in the evening before dinner.

    Room a little small, but house has a lot of history and taking into consideration a big common area I was fine. I didn't spent much time in room anyway. I read some complains about stairs, but I stayed in diamond 2 room and didn't have any issues with stairs. What could be better - would be nice if they offered an extra blanked in room - some properties offer it -have it somewhere stored in a closed if you are cold. For me it was a little cold at night. Maybe I could ask staff about it - I never did.

  • Good
    Dec 2019

    The selection was very good. Loved the cake and juices being available throughout the day

    Stayed there for 3 nights. It was the same selection each morning. A little variety would have been nice.

  • Excellent
    Dec 2019

    We stayed in room 2, a tiny twin (8 m²) on the ground floor adjacent to the quiet backyard where birds were singing in the morning. This rooms offers a budget opportunity to experience the charm of this 16th cent building and great team that runs it, I also like the idea of mixing travelers from the luxurious to more affordable. I cannot see any reason not to stay here, the location is great, close to Tram 28 and the metro, breakfast awesome, character unique and shared rooms (a reading room, another with fireplace) just unique. Don't miss out on this, I'm certain to return next time.

    It took time to figure out how the shower works.

  • Excellent
    Nov 2019

    Fabulous hotel in a wonderful city! Fantastic location by Praca Luis de Camoes in the heart of Bairro Alto. We walked around the heart of Lisbon, to Baixa, Alfama etc. Loaded with character - originally a wealthy Spice Merchants house. Friendly staff, willing to chat. Great breakfast, with pianist. Fado meal one evening. Hot Tub & Massage. Our (premium) balcony room on 3rd floor was quiet. Bed was comfortable. 42 bedrooms apparently.

    Our room was 'compact' - the 'grand' old room had obviously been divided into 2 bedrooms with en-suites. Clothes storage was limited (hanging space only in wardrobe, no chest of drawers, small side tables). Other bedrooms were along a rabbit warren of stairs and corridors - all part of the character of the place. We did wonder if some guests were in another building as some arrived at breakfast in coats. There are lots of stairs to climb - although they said a lift was planned in a refurb next year or so.

  • Good
    Jan 2018

    Excellent everything (especially breakfast) except for one thing

    Breakfast, location, cleanliness, the super helpful staff ... all of it meeting much beyond expectations. The live music with breakfast (piano one day, sax the other) was a nice touch, and the library in the evening for reading was perfect.

    Not a quiet hotel, at all, and so for the light sleeper, a better spot is needed (especially for New Year’s Eve when the streets party til 6am).

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Palacio Das Especiarias is located in Lisbon, Portugal’s historic Chiado area. That places it only a short distance from Camoes Square and Bairro Alto, and it is also within minutes of St. George’s Castle, Liberty Aven, the Tejo River and a long list of restaurants, cafes, and bars. Jeronimos Monastery, the Lisbon Oceanarium, and the Luz Football Stadium are all within a few short miles. The Chiado Metro stop and the Humberto Delgado Airport are also both nearby.

An amenities-rich property, the hotel features a bar and signature restaurant, Taverna Camoes. It has a spa and wellness center with a comprehensive menu of massage treatments, fitness classes, a hot tub, sauna, and a lounge. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the property, and terraces and gardens add to the overall appeal. Guests enjoy use of the TV lounge, laundry facilities, and airport shuttles (for a fee), and there is also luggage storage.

The hotel is a guest house, and that means that visitors enjoy a range of rooms, and also have use of a kitchen throughout their stay. It features a microwave, stove, fridge and hot beverage system with tea and coffee supplies. The rooms are all equipped with climate controls, entertainment systems with cable TV, a fireplace, and a private bathroom with luxury linens and signature toiletries.

The Palacio Das Especiarias is also one of the most surprisingly opulent hotels in the Lisbon area, and surrounds visitors with amenities as well as placing them in a convenient part of the city.



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

8.6 Excellent

based on 3,150 reviews








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Complimentary breakfast
Free Wi-Fi
Hot tub
24-hour front desk
Fitness centre
Airport Shuttle (Surcharge)
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Non-smoking rooms available
Laundry facilities
Pets not allowed

FAQs when booking at Palácio Das Especiarias

Where is Palácio Das Especiarias located?

Palácio Das Especiarias is located at Rua da Emenda 94 in Cais do Sodré, 0.9 km from the centre of Lisbon. Igreja de São Roque is the closest landmark to Palácio Das Especiarias.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Palácio Das Especiarias?

Check-in time is 14:30 and check-out time is 12:00 at Palácio Das Especiarias.

Does Palácio Das Especiarias offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Palácio Das Especiarias offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Palácio Das Especiarias offer free parking?

No, Palácio Das Especiarias does not offer free parking.

Does Palácio Das Especiarias offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Palácio Das Especiarias does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Palácio Das Especiarias from the airport?

Palácio Das Especiarias is 7.4 km from Lisbon Humberto Delgado. Palácio Das Especiarias is 18.3 km from Cascais Aerodrome.

Can you bring pets to Palácio Das Especiarias?

No, pets are not allowed at Palácio Das Especiarias.

Does Palácio Das Especiarias have a pool?

No, Palácio Das Especiarias does not have a pool on-site.


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Most popular landmarks

  • Igreja de São Roque 374 m
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  • Commerce Square 0.7 km
  • Sé de Lisboa 1 km

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