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Free minibar, free WiFi, linens
Free minibar, free WiFi, linens
Free minibar, free WiFi, linens
Free minibar, free WiFi, linens

Guest reviews

4.2 out of 5 Very good
307 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included


Explore the area

Popular LocationSanta Justa Elevator7 min walk
Popular LocationCarmo Convent8 min walk
Popular LocationRossio Square9 min walk
AirportLisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado)24 min drive

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  • Classic Double Room (Q7 & Q8)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 161 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsClassic Double Room (Q7 & Q8)
  • Superior Double Room, 1 Double Bed (Q5)

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuperior Double Room, 1 Double Bed (Q5)
  • Superior Triple Room (Q3)

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsSuperior Triple Room (Q3)
  • Royal Suite (Q10)

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsRoyal Suite (Q10)
  • Studio (Q20)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsStudio (Q20)
  • Double Room, River View (Q40)

    Room amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDouble Room, River View (Q40)
  • Deluxe Double Room (Q9)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room (Q9)
  • Superior Triple Room (Q2)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsSuperior Triple Room (Q2)
  • Superior Double Room (Q4)

    Room amenities

    • 11 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuperior Double Room (Q4)
  • Superior Quadruple Room (Q42)

    Room amenities

    • 22 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsSuperior Quadruple Room (Q42)
  • Exclusive Quadruple Room (Q43)

    Room amenities

    • 22 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsExclusive Quadruple Room (Q43)
  • Superior Double Room (Q36)

    Room amenities

    • 22 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuperior Double Room (Q36)
  • Superior Double Room

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuperior Double Room
  • Panoramic Double Room

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsPanoramic Double Room

About this area


Located in Lisbon's Bairro Alto neighbourhood, Palácio das Especiarias is in the city centre and near a metro station. Castle of Sao Jorge and Belem Tower are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Botanical Garden and Costa da Caparica Beach. Lisbon Zoo and Lisbon Oceanarium are not to be missed. Our guests appreciate the bed & breakfast's central location.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Santa Justa Elevator - 7 min walk
  • Carmo Convent - 8 min walk
  • Rossio Square - 9 min walk
  • Rua Augusta Arch - 11 min walk
  • Commerce Square - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Pç. Luis Camões Stop - 1 min walk
  • Cais do Sodré Station - 7 min walk
  • AirportLisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado) - 24 min drive

About this property

Palácio das Especiarias

Colonial Lisbon bed & breakfast in Bairro Alto, walk to Rossio Square
Along with a full-service spa, this bed & breakfast has a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include spa services, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk. All 42 rooms offer free WiFi, free minibar items and flat-screen TVs. Other amenities available to guests include free bottled water, hairdryers and free toiletries. Limited housekeeping is available.
Palácio das Especiarias offers 42 forms of accommodation with free minibar items and complimentary bottles of water. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.
Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the bed & breakfast's full-service spa, Tágides do Tejo Wellness & Spa. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open daily.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • Parking nearby: EUR 60 per day
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Train station drop-off shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 8 AM–11 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Bike rentals
  • Full-service spa

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Heating
  • Linens


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Free minibar



Check-in between 2:30 PM and 11 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.00 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 40 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Nearby parking fee: EUR 60 per day
  • Late check-in fee

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance to request a room on a floor with elevator service.
Property Registration Number 40737/AL,40735/AL

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Palácio das Especiarias Lisbon
Palácio das Especiarias Bed & breakfast
Palácio das Especiarias Bed & breakfast Lisbon

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Palácio das Especiarias and receive a full refund?
Yes, Palácio das Especiarias offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Palácio das Especiarias cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Palácio das Especiarias pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Palácio das Especiarias?
This bed & breakfast doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Palácio das Especiarias?
Check-in is from 2:30 PM to 11 PM.
What time is check-out at Palácio das Especiarias?
Checkout is at noon.
Does Palácio das Especiarias provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of EUR 40 per vehicle, roundtrip, applies.
Where is Palácio das Especiarias located?
Located in Bairro Alto, this spa bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Camoes Square, Rossio Square, and Mercado da Ribeira. Santa Justa Elevator and Carmo Convent are also within 10 minutes. Pç. Luis Camões Stop is only a 2-minute walk and Calhariz (Bica) Stop is 2 minutes.
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307 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very friendly staff
Staff was super helpful and friendly, I changed or extended my reservation twice and they were very patient and helped me find a great rate when I stayed another extra night. Breakfast is a little crowded because people come from multiple locations, but otherwise good and they have surprisingly excellent coffee.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

2/5 Poor

Travelled with group
Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service
The photos of this property are much more grand than the hotel itself. The breakfast room was overloaded - do not plan on eating there. The room was run down and very cramped. The staff were rude and inattentive. Location was the only positive attribute - highly recommend looking elsewhere for this price.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

2/5 Poor

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness
Sad face IconDisliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
I booked this hotel on October 27 2019 and fully paid for it way in advance for December 29 check in. Two days before check in date while I was travelling in Spain they texted me that their computer error did not have my reservation therefore no room for me. They offered me a lower price apartment which I had no way to check the condition of the place. But, if they had no information on the reservation ,how they know where to get in touch with me? Hate to think they just took my room for someone else I had spend hours to panic search for another place to stay. I did not receive any apologies or compensation from anyone. This is BOTH Hotel.com and the property at fault. Been deal with Hotel .com for many years and this was the first. May be in there future I should just call the hotels directly to book in stead of Hotel.com. Well, somebody sure lost my confidence on their business.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Wonderful experience. Although our room was cozy, the view was excellent, as was the service. The building is beautiful, and the breakfast was excellent.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

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