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Hotel Tivoli Palace of Seteais.

Portugal Lisbon Sintra - Hotel Tivoli Palacio de Seteais Exterior

The Palace of Seteais in Sintra is now a luxury hotel near to Lisbon (Lisboa), Portugal

The Hotel Palacio de Seteais is not just a hotel, it's a way of life!

It is quiet, beautiful and is complemented by the lovely town of Sintra with its evergreen vegetation, ancient Castles and Palaces. Sintra is often described in poetry as 'heaven on earth'.
Portugal Lisbon Sintra - Hotel Tivoli Palacio de Seteais Room
The Hotel is a superb example of late 18th Century architecture with the entrance being a majestic, Neo-classical arch. The Palace was built by the Consul Guildmaster and later transformed into a luxury Hotel.

The Palacio de Seteais is located on a narrow road leading to Colares and is a fifteen minute walk from the town centre.

The restoration of the Palace of Seteais was completed in 1992 and carried out with the greatest care and consideration. In 2008 the Hotel was refurbished opening in February 2009 with a renovated splendour.

There are 30 large bedrooms including 16 double bedrooms, 13 twin bedrooms and 1 suite all with en-suite bathroom and tastefully decorated with period furniture.

The accommodation is air conditioned and has direct dial telephone, television with Cable/Satellite reception, mini bar, hair dryer, cofee machine, ISDL internet connection and safe etc.
Portugal Lisbon Sintra - Hotel Tivoli Palacio de Seteais Bedroom
The restaurant with its wonderful views of the Sintra mountains, the bar and main salon and other rooms are noted for their fine paintings.

The service is attentive but not intrusive, and the cuisine is superb.

The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool ands tennis court for the enjoyment of the guests.
There is also laundry service, private car park and WI-FI in public areas.

Peaceful spots for the guests to relax include the reading rooms, leisure and television rooms.

Guests will enjoy walking in the gardens, or riding in a horse drawn caleche through the streets of Sintra and visiting the palaces.

Others will enjoy the excitement and bustle of the nearby small towns of Estoril and Cascais which have many tourist attractions including a casino.
Portugal Lisbon Sintra - Hotel Tivoli Palacio de Seteais
Looking at Sintra's beautiful landscape from the Palace, one can understand why Lord Byron loved this little town so much that he bought a house on the same road. It was here that he wrote some of his famous poetry including "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage"

The town has changed little from those past times and so has retained its unique charm. It is still has green woodlands, dotted with Castles and Palaces similar to the beautiful Palacio of Seteais.

The Lords of Lisbon, the Governors in the days of the rule by the Moors, had their palaces in the town. When the Portuguese were able to retake this part of the country, Sintra became the summer residence of the Kings of Portugal.
In the 18th and 19th Centuries, various prominent British travellers found a new 'Arcadia' in Sintra's cool, wooded heights, recording the old Spanish proverb: "To see the world and leave out Sintra is to go blindly about".
Portugal Lisbon Sintra - Hotel Tivoli Palacio de Seteais

Sintra loops around a series of green and wooded ravines, a confusing place in which to get your bearings. Getting around involves a fair amount of walking or alternatively, a ride in a horse and carriage.

There is the Moorish Castle to visit and, a walk of an hour or so will bring you to the Palacio da Pena above the town. The Palacio da Pena is a wild fantasy of domes, towers, ramparts and walkways, and is approached through mock Manueline gateways and a drawbridge.

Forty five minutes walk along a leafy lane brings you to the luxuriant gardens of Monserrate which are well worth a visit.

For details of golf courses in the area, please click here. The Casino in Estoril is approximately 25 minutes drive away from the Hotel.

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