Charming Portugal holiday to a scenic city

Lawrence's Hotel, Sintra

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Suite

Suite

Sintra

Sintra

Standard room

Sintra

Suite

Suite

Standard room

A boutique stay in a great loaction for exploring magical, rainbow-hued Sintra - includes breakfast, welcome drink, a dining discount and more

On a quiet road shaded by towering trees and walls draped in creeping vines, Lawrence’s Hotel is a great base for exploring the village of Sintra. The UNESCO World-Heritage listed centre is speckled with colourful mansions tucked into luxuriant green hills rippling with thick forest and dense ferns. During the 18th century, Portuguese nobility came to the hills to escape the heat and to drift around the attractive gardens; some of Lord Byron’s works were inspired by the region.

Lawrence’s Hotel aims to emulate a little of this faded glamour, naming its 11 rooms and five suites rooms after romantic throwbacks from Sintra’s golden era. Each of its rooms is decorated in its own idiosyncratic style – fireplaces, swagged curtains and four-poster beds included – and is opened by key instead of a modern plastic card. The fine dining restaurant, also called Lawrence’s, offers a slice of elegance with a Mediterranean menu served on starched white linen tablecloths; there’s also a terrace for lighter meals, and a daily afternoon tea served promptly at five o’clock.

Sintra is an atmospheric village packed with fairytale royal retreats. From Lawrence’s it’s a short distance to some of the region’s most famous palaces, such as Pena Palace, Castle of the Moors and the labyrinthine Quinta da Regaleira. The beach at Azenhas do Mar is around half an hour’s drive, while the centre of Lisbon can be reached in under an hour.

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Boutique Europe Historic Hotel Scenery Self-catering

We like

  • Beautiful old-world interiors and refined service
  • A central location in Sintra: ideal for exploring on foot
  • Excellent choice of dining on site with a fine-dining restaurant, terrace and afternoon tea

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