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“Our Man in Havana”
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Altis Suites
Ranked #110 of 251 Hotels in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
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“Our Man in Havana”
Reviewed 11 September 2011

We stayed for a week in the Altis Suites in Lisbon. We look forward to going back one day. The suites are more like apartments, quietly located one block from the arterial Avenida Liberdade with access to the Metro a five minute walk along tree lined boulevards. The upper suites offer spectacular views across the roof tops of beautiful Lisbon. One can enjoy a leisurely breakfast on the private terrace bathed in sunshine until late morning. The kitchen, though compact, was very well equipped for everything except banquets. We cooked everything from scrambled eggs to curry to steak au poivre.

The décor and furnishing of the suites/apartments appealed greatly to us. With very directional light from the terrace, tobacco walls, dark teak furniture and wooden floors it felt like a film set from a remake of Our Man in Havana. Beautiful light and shade, little nooks and crannies to admire, very comfortable with a nicely firm double bed. Large televisions in both the lounge and the bedroom. The power shower was very welcome although we felt a little guilty about being unable to prevent water leaking from beneath the shower screen on to the bathroom floor.

At €90/night we considered it relatively good value for money. Access to the adjacent Altis Hotel pool and gym is included in the price.

We only had two issues but one of them is quite serious. We always check out the emergency stairs and were alarmed to find that the emergency exits were actually blocked by the storage of three beds. We mentioned this at reception and the blockage was reduced to two beds, where it remained for the rest of the week. This is not acceptable. We shouldn’t need to be re-learning these lessons.

The other problem is trivial but we were surprised to find that internet access was offered at the extortionate rate of €20/day or €70/week. We pointed out without rancour that at home we could buy almost a year’s internet subscription for their weekly rate. This did result in their giving us one day’s use without any charge – for which many thanks. Having hooked that up we discovered that the bandwidth ran at approximately 0.3mbps, which was hopeless for most business tasks.

The fire escape issue aside, we loved the Altis Suites.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Aalst, Belgium
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Reviewed 26 August 2011

Stayed at this hotel/suites in April for a 5 day city trip with my wife and youngest. We were attracted by the favourable price for a 5-star hotel and services. Despite the construction noise we had at the back we had a pleasant stay in Portugal, Lisbon and this hotel. As suites guests we could make use of the hotel services (breakfast, warm water swimming pool incl. towels, ...). However, it is fair to say that the hotel is not really 5-star level on some services e.g. poor continental breakfast, very expensive but extemely slow PC's in business centre. Fortunately the fantastic Lisbon pasttry made up a lot!

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 4 August 2011

This was a great hotel if you need a place to stay with kids. It is not in the busy section of the city, which is great. A short walk to the metro, which is even better! Surrounding area was clean and friendly. There was a great restaurant a block away with an outside dining area that was a little pricey, but really nice! The Suites are right next to the Altis Hotel which had a pool and great outdoor bar on the 12th floor that provided a nice view of the city. My only negative comment is about the beds. They were very hard and stiff. Otherwise, a great place to stay with family.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 22 February 2009

Taking our 2 kids (4 & 6) to Lisbon for 5 days I was faced with a real dilemma as I wanted the luxury of a hotel but the flexibility of an apartment - the Golden Tulip Altis Suites was exactly what we were looking for. Our 1-bed apartment was huge, the kids had two beds set out in the living room, there was a sat tv in both rooms so when the kids had gone to sleep we could watch the tv in our bedroom without disturbing them (liitle things like that make all the difference!). The kitchenette was fairly well equipped and the apartment cleaned every day. The facilities of the sister hotel next door were available to us, including breakfast which we had negotiated in our rate. The suites are located on a quiet road in the financial district but within 15-20 minutes walk to downtown Lisbon or 5-10 minutes to the metro so it was handy for getting around. We all loved the GTA Suites and would highly recommend it to anyone but especially those with kids.

  • Stayed December 2008, travelled with family
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Egersund, Norway
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Reviewed 29 January 2009

From a family with three youngster (age 11,15,17).
We booked this hotel on arrival in Lisbon with help from touristinformation.

We had a suite with a nice room with doublebed, a large livingroom with a sofa (double bed) and a extra bed. Kitchen in the hall (ok, but we did not use it)
In this suite all five lived together for 3 nights.
Plenty of space, clean and safe.

Easy to find, located inn a office/business area. Maybe a bit far from the tube. No noise from traffic, restaurants or other guests.

The staff in front desk was a strange mix. From very polite and friendly girls, to more “body-guard-like” men with no words……..

The main hotel next door give service of all types. Exercise, swimmingpool, internet etc Breakfast was also served here, for us it was included in the bookingprice.
Breakfast was really 5 stars!

Absolute recommendable accommodations for a fair price

  • Liked — Large rom, exelent breakfast, no noise, staff
  • Disliked — one strange man in front desk
  • Stayed July 2008, travelled with family
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Property: Altis Suites
Address: Rua Castilho 13, Lisbon 1250-066, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Central Portugal > Lisbon District > Lisbon
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#20 Spa Hotel in Lisbon
#85 Luxury Hotel in Lisbon
Price range (per night): $134 - $1,507
Hotel Class:4 star — Altis Suites 4*
Number of rooms: 42
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the the city centre, the Altis Suites is a Family Hotel located just next door to the Hotel Altis. It is the best bet for business, leisure or long stay travelers, offering all the comforts at home with privacy and functionality. Altis Suites feature 40 luxury suites and 2 penthouses, each with their own living room, bedroom, kitchenette, bathroom and parking. The rooms have a comfortable decoration, modern equipment, 24 hour reception desk, laundry, cleaning of the rooms, room service, broad band internet access, among other services. The clients staying at the Suites are invited to use the facilities of the Hotel Altis, such as Health Club, indoor heated swimming Pool, Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Bars, business centre, Shopping area, hair dresser. A complimentary shuttle service is also available between the Altis Hotels and the airport. Altis Suites is a member of the Classic collection of Great Hotels of the World. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Altis Hotel Lisbon
Lisbon Golden Tulip

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