A hotel designed for the explorers, Editor Sophie Ritchie enjoys a city centre stay at the sleek NH Collection Lisboa Liberdade
There is something undeniably exciting about staying in a hotel smack bang in a city centre. You’re in the midst of the action, a character in your very own blockbuster when stepping outside or even pulling the curtains.
Ideal for the explorers, NH Collection Lisboa Liberdade is a hotel that combines luxury amenities with a truly fantastic location on Lisbon’s prestigious Avenida da Liberdade.
Designed for those that like to grab their suitcases by the horns and enjoy a weekend jam-packed with cosmopolitan adventures, here’s what to expect from a stay within this recently renovated property.
Perched on the Avenida da Liberdade, a boulevard famed for its fleet of designer stores and al fresco coffee shops, NH Collection Lisboa Liberdade has a desirable postcode and an impressively contemporary interiors.
A mere ten minutes away from Lisbon Portela Airport, check-in to find 83 rooms and suites, as well as a lobby bar, 24/7 gym and Ático by NH – a suave rooftop hotspot serving cocktails and mesmerising views (plus the option to take a dip in the outdoor pool).
A number of Lisbon’s coolest sights are only a 15-minute walk away – whilst the Bairro Alto and Chiado districts are both within a short stroll.
Just 750 yards from Marques de Pombal Square and the Rossio Train Station, there’s plenty on its doorstep – even São Jorge Castle is within walking distance. Wake up, fill up on breakfast and head out for a day of ticking off the famous sights.
Comfortable rooms and suites feature large beds sprawled across the space, with cream head boards and neural colour schemes of brown, white and beige throughout.
With a modern feel, the cozy spaces feature contemporary lighting, handy soundproof windows, enormous mattresses and shiny hardwood flooring.
Rooms on the higher floors offer sublime views, whilst suites boast bathrooms with fluffy robes, large mirrors and power-packed showers – as well as espresso machines and the latest magazines.
Fear not foodies, there’s plenty to whet your appetite. Enjoy a daily buffet breakfast featuring plenty of locally-sourced products, as well as items for the health-conscious and vegan crowd.
Those that prefer a lie in can also order breakfast to their room – the perfect way to wake up after a late night of cocktails at the rooftop bar. For light bites, the in-house restaurant Restaurante do Teatre serves up a number of well-known dishes, sandwiches and snacks.
If you don’t fancy venturing far, the restaurant-rich Tivoli Centre is mere footsteps away and offers a multitude of dining options – from classic Portugese to fresh poke bowls.
Lisbon’s food scene is thriving – enjoy a nearby melting pot of cultures, cuisines and coffee. If you’re stuck for options, the friendly Guests Relations team are more than happy to offer recommendations and make reservations for you.
The Wordrobe Verdict
Experience the best of Lisbon within easy reach at NH Collection Lisboa Liberdade. Friendly and fashionable, this four-star hotel makes an excellent base for a weekend of Portugese perusing.
Make it happen
Where: Avda. da Liberdade, 180 B, 1250-146 Lisboa, Portugal
Cost: Rooms from £186 per night.
How: To find out more and make a booking, please click here or phone +351 21 351 4060.
Words by Sophie Ritchie. Follow Sophie on Instagram via @soph_ritchie_