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About Lisbon

Martinhal Chiado enjoys a prime location in Lisbon old town. Located in the heart of Chiado, Baixa Pombalina, Bairro Alto and Principe Real are at walking distance. Lisbon’s shopping and theater hub, Chiado is one of the trendiest neighborhoods in Lisbon downtown with all sorts of facilities and street entertainment. Here you will find Lisbon’s most famous theatres, bookshops, museums, restaurants, famous Portuguese fashion houses and cafés, such as the famous “A Brasileira”, where you can try the best coffees and pastries. 


In addition to the cool shops in Chiado, Principe Real is known for fashionable and concept shops and Avenida da Liberdade is where you find high-end designer shops, including names like Louis Vuitton, D&G, Tods and Burberry. Small art galleries and 19th century mansions are also one of the attractions in this area. Just a short walk down the road towards Cais do Sodré, the Pink Street is a popular nightlife spot with cool bars and ambience. In the same area, the Time Out Market is a must visit for lunch or dinner – this old market was turned into a modern gourmet food court where Portugal’s top Chefs are represented.

For relaxing moments and amazing sunsets, visit the amazing belvederes, Santa Luzia, Portas do Sol or Santa Catarina, all beautiful and close by. Greater Lisbon also offers amazing beaches, landscape and towns. 

There is a wide range of options to explore the city! The historical trams are a fun way to discover Lisbon’s 7 hills and their attractions and then you have the classical yellow buses for complete city tours. With the Lisboa Card offers you can enjoy unlimited public transportation and discounts on main attractions in Lisbon, for 24, 48 or 72 hours! 

The Hippotrip brings you the opportunity to explore the heart of Portugal’s capital, by land and river in amphibious vehicles. You can also enjoy boat trips along the Tagus River or sky views of the city form a helicopter. Tuk Tuk and private tours also an option.  

Museums, Monuments and Local Attractions

Enjoy the very best of the old and new! Lisbon mixes a rich and exciting history with modern attractions. The monuments such as Praça do Comércio, Santa Justa lift, Belém Tower and Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, as well as Ancient Art Museum, Maritime Museum and Tile Museum invite you to travel back in time, contrasting with the contemporary MAAT Museum, Lisbon Oceanarium and Knowledge Pavilion that bring the latest architecture, technology, and experiences.

Please contact the Family Concierge for more information and bookings, the team will be delighted to help you make the most of your stay in Lisbon!

Maritime Museum

The Navy Museum (Portuguese: Museu da Marinha) of Lisbon is dedicated to all aspects of the history of navigation in Portugal. The Lisbon Planetarium is part of the Maritime Museum and offers an amazing show about the solar system and the mysteries of the universe.

National Coach Museum

This museum shows the lavish transportation vehicles of Portuguese royalty. It is housed in the Belem Palace and represents the world’s largest and most valuable collection of this type.

National Tile Museum

This museum presentes a journey through the history of tile, from 15th century until the present. It is located in the former Convent of Madre Deus, founded by Queen D. Leonor in 1509.

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

The museum accommodates an art collection, that includes ancient and some modern art, surrounded by a magnificent garden. A must-see in Lisbon!

Jerónimos Monastery

The Jerónimos Monastery is the most impressive symbol of Portugal’s power and wealth during the Age of Discovery. King Manuel I built it in 1502 on the site of a hermitage founded by Prince Henry the Navigator, where Vasco da Gama and his crew spent their last night in Portugal in prayer before sailing for India.

National Museum of Ancient Art

Important one for art lovers. This national gallery showcases art masterpieces dating from the 14th to the 20th century, including the Saint Vincent Panels, from Nuno Gonçalves, considered the most important Portuguese paintings displayed in the museum. There are also fascinating paintings from Bosch, Dürer, Raphael, Cranach, Tiepolo and Murillo.

MAAT - Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology

This museum covers three areas and creates a space for debate: discovery, critical thinking and international dialogue. It has an incredible design and an impressive collection of exhibitions.

Pavilion of Knowledge - Ciência Viva

It is the largest interactive science centre in Lisbon. The building was originally one of the 1998 Lisbon World Fair most iconic pavilions - the Pavilion of the Knowledge of the Seas. During that event, visitors from all over the world were invited on a journey across the seas from an historical, technical and human perspective.

CCB - Centro Cultural de Belém

Centro Cultural de Belém is run by a foundation that aims to promote culture, developing creation and promotion of it in all its forms, from theatre to dance, from classical music to jazz, from opera to cinema. As a complementary activity, the CCB is also a centre for conferences and professional events.

Lisbon Story Centre

This museum takes its visitors on a 60-minute journey through the city’s history from its foundation to modern times.

Monument to the Discoveries

A ship-shaped monument commemorating the Portuguese Discoveries. Erected in 1940 in front of the Tagus river, it regularly hosts temporary exhibitions and is located in a riverside promenade area, very close to other cultural attractions such as the iconic Belem Tower.

Belém Tower

Built in 1515 as a fortress to guard the entrance to Lisbon’s harbour, the Belém Tower was the starting point for many of the voyages of discovery, and for the sailors it was the last sight of their homeland.

Castelo de São Jorge

Overlooking the Alfama is the mediaeval Castle of São Jorge, royal residence until the early 16th century after serving as a Moorish royal residence. It is now a peaceful place with the best views of the city.

Santa Justa Lift

This Lisbon's iconic lift, with a unique iron structure designed at the very end of the XIX century by Mesnier du Ponsard, offers a phenomenal view from the top that will dazzle you. It was inaugurated in 1902.

Lisbon Zoo

At Lisbon Zoo, you will travel around the world without leaving Lisbon. Sea Lions, snakes, gorillas and chimpanzees, elephants, giraffes, pelicans, okapis and lemurs are some of the species that can be found. There is also a Children’s Farm where you can learn all about domestic animals, an amusement park and a cable car with amazing views.

Lisbon Oceanarium

Lisbon’s Oceanarium is one of the world’s largest aquariums. Designed by American architect Peter Chermeyeff, it rises from the river and is reached by a footbridge.

Monsanto Forest Park - Serafina Park

The Monsanto Forest Park is the largest green space in Lisbon and has been laid out with a solid leisure and sports infrastructure, such as the amazing children playground at Parque da Serafina (also known as Parque dos Indios). Monsanto Forest also enjoys stunning views of Lisbon city and river.

Luxury hotel rooms, designed with families in mind


Martinhal Chiado Deluxe Studio


Chiado, Lisboa

Elegant Studio apartments with bunkbed for 2 children

Bathroom: 1

Bedroom: 1 

People: 2

Children: 2

Martinhal Chiado Room

Deluxe studio

Chiado, Lisboa

Studios with kitchenette for 2 adults or couples with babies

Bathroom: 1

Bedroom: 1 

People: 2

Children: 1


1 Bedroom Deluxe Apartment

Chiado, Lisboa

Elegant one-bedroom apartments with living room and fully equipped kitchenette.

Bathroom: 1

Bedroom: 1 

People: 2

Children: 2