Santiago de Alfama

Lisbon, Portugal

Reborn from the brink of becoming part of Lisbon’s archeological heritage, this 15th century ´Palacio dos Castros´ has a new lease of life and is now home to Lisbon’s newest 5 star Boutique Hotel, Santiago de Alfama. Situated on Rua de Santiago, the road where globalisation was financed, Christopher Columbus married and the start of the Caminho de Santiago de Compostela. Hotel Santiago de Alfama is perfectly located for the curious traveller.

Hotel guide


  • 19 Rooms and Suites. Each differently designed; a mixure of Classic, Superior and Deluxe doubles and six luxurious and more spacious suites. Some with free standing bathtubs and fascination city views. All feature high-speed Wlan, Premium TV channels, Air Conditioning, complimentary slippers, bathrobes, Hair dryer and In-room safe
  • For families: The hotel features three inter-connecting bedrooms

Our favourite

  • The Santiago Suite on the fourth floor has the best view, looking out over Alfama across the Tejo river towards the Vasco de Gama bridge

Wine & Dine

  • Á la carte breakfast menu which includes Crème Cheese and Salmon Bagel accompained by a side of scrambled eggs, the world classic `Full English´, pancakes with syrup, eggs to your style and various cold and lighter options
  • Afternoon tea and evening cocktails are served in the ‘Manny´s Bar'
  • ‘Restaurant – A Fábrica de Santiago' offers seasonal menus with locally sourced produce


  • Mediterranean elegance


  • Rooms from € 165 / day

Local guide

Worth getting out of bed for

  • Start your morning in the hotel's own 'Beauty Bar' with a fresh body exfoliation or a facial treatment, manicure, make up, hairstyle or relax with a full body massage

Lovely Restaurants

  • CERVEJARIA TRINDADE Classy and traditional restaurant. Rua Nova da Trindade 20 (+351 21 342 3506)
  • O PITEU excellent cuisine, Largo de Graca 95 (+351 21 887 1067)
  • PAP' AÇORDA fashionable restaurant, Rua de Atalaia 57 (+351 21 3464811)

Good to know

  • The hotel's private shop offers carefully selected Portuguese products from well-known local brands such as Claus Porto, Vista Alegre, Alma e Coração and many smaller names - stocking a range of gifts for you and your loved ones

Don't miss

  • Lisbon's Bairro Alto district is the place to be at night. It seems that the entire city has pitched up to drink, eat and dance until the early hours

When to go

  • Avoid the hot month of August and visit Lisbon in spring or late summer

How to get there

  • Fly to Lisbon which is served by major european airlines
  • Hotel offers a Driver from the airport, port or train station