York House is one of the most charming hotels in Lisbon. The discrete and elegant facade of this 17th century grand house surprises its guests with the matisse blue of the walls which greet you on entering and the stone staircase which takes you up to a terrace surrounded by exuberant greenery.
The interior of this small boutique hotel, once an old Carmelite convent, maintains the elements of 17th century architecture. The rooms are decorated in pure white with contemporary lines.
York House boutique hotel is the right place for a perfect romantic weekend break, offering the right balance between the charming atmosphere and the city attractions. At night the atmosphere intensifies with a unique, candlelit dinner on the terrace with Portuguese cuisine cooked by the chef.
Lisbon also has a fine selection of restaurants and shops and a great choice of history and sights. Certainly you will experience one of the most enjoyable city breaks in Europe.
The York House Hotel is located in the Lapa district about 10 minutes from the downtown area of Lisbon. It is in Janelas Verdes (Green Windows area) close to the Ancient Art Museum and is close to the lovely Tagus River area. The hotel is just a short walk from the Teatro National de Sao Carlos. St George’s Castle and the magnificent Cathedral are easily reached on foot or using public transport.
This small boutique hotel in Lisbon’s historic Janelas Verdes area was formerly a Carmelite convent and dates back to the 17th century. It has a delightful terrace garden and guests can enjoy this quiet area at the end of a busy day in the city.
Stone stairs lead up through this historic building to the 32 guest rooms which are surprisingly spacious and contemporary in design. Walls are painted in bright colours to set off the whiter-than-white bed linen and the contemporary dark wood furniture and bedheads. Each room in this boutique hotel is individually designed and furnished to a high standard. The marble bathrooms are in a modern retro style with plenty of chrome on the washstand and fittings. The bathrooms have deep soaking bathtubs with stylish showers over them.
The York House Hotel offers internet access, a 24-hour front desk, babysitting services, a small business centre and concierge desk. This boutique hotel also has a fine dining restaurant, ‘A Confraria’ which offers an excellent menu of local and international cuisine. Grilled octopus or Iberian pork with clams are just some of the delectable dishes available at this intimate on-site restaurant.
Business guests are well catered for with 3 meeting rooms and secretarial services by arrangement. This boutique hotel is conveniently located for meetings as it is within minutes of the train and tram services. Offering a personal and dedicated service from the professional staff, the York House Hotel is a delightful place to stay, whether for business or pleasure.
Cais do Sodre – Verde (Green)
Santos – 1, 2 15E, 18E, 28, 60
Business: Business centre,Meeting rooms.