Well located in the heart of Lisbon on the city’s main avenue, Hotel Tivoli Lisboa blends traditional Portuguese hospitality with contemporary amenities. The hotel features several restaurants and bars, including a rooftop grill, outdoor swimming pool, and spa and gym facilities. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, Internet connection, mini-bar, in-room safe, TV, and phone.
2 nightsPousada dos Loios
Evora, PortugalApril 8-22, 2013, May 16 - 30 and October 14 - 28, 2013 departures
A former 15th-century convent lovingly converted into a hotel, this building features fine architectural details including decorative arches, a marble staircase, a cloistered garden, and frescoed walls and ceilings. Small but comfortable guest rooms have been converted from a monastic cell, but you won’t need to sacrifice your comfort to enjoy it, because your room is fully equipped with modern amenities, including air conditioning and private bath with hair dryer. The pousada has no elevators.
2 nightsPousada de Estremoz, Rainha Santa Isabel
Estremoz, PortugalSeptember 9, 2013 departure only
The Castle of Estremoz is the result of the restoration of the magnificent palace that King D. Diniz built for his wife, Queen Santa Isabel. The castle became a luxury hotel in the sixties and was named after the Queen. The Pousada Estremoz has elegant décor including antique furniture, beautiful tapestries and other museum pieces. This 29-room hotel features a restaurant and bar, Wi-Fi, Laundry and Dry-cleaning services and an outdoor pool. Air-conditioned guest rooms have a private bath with hair dryer, safe deposit box, mini-bar, TV and phone.Parador de Carmona
Converted from a 14th-century Moorish castle and overlooking the scenic plains of Carmona, this hotel features an Andalusian Courtyard with Moorish columns and a fountain, a stone vaulted restaurant, swimming pool, and garden. Your room is equipped with a private bath with hair dryer, air conditioning, mini-bar, TV, and phone.
3 nightsParador de Ronda
Originally a medieval town hall, this parador boasts a stunning location on a cliff overlooking a dramatic gorge. It features gardens with footpaths and sweeping vistas of the gorge and surrounding mountains. Your room is equipped with air conditioning, private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, mini-bar, TV, and phone.
2 nightsParador de Ubeda
Located in the main square in historic Úbeda, this parador
is a former 16th-century Renaissance palace that has been converted to an intimate and lovely lodging. A beautiful inner courtyard highlights the parador’s
public rooms; other amenities include a restaurant featuring Andalusian specialties and a bar. High-ceilinged guestrooms have air conditioning, private bath with hair dryer, mini-bar, TV, and phone.
1 nightWellington Hotel
This old-world style hotel is located in a quiet residential area of Madrid. In the hotel is a swimming pool with terrace, sauna and massage, and hair salon, along with a restaurant, grille room, and snack bar. Fully air-conditioned rooms feature private bath with hair dryer, safe, mini-bar, TV, and phone.