Short stay: Hotel Britania, Lisbon, Portugal

Short stay: Hotel Britania, Lisbon, Portugal By on Feb 02, 2022 in Accommodation, Europe, Hotels, Portugal, Regions, Western Europe

This charming Art Deco boutique hotel, set in the historic centre of Lisbon, is one of five Lisbon Heritage Hotels in Portugal’s capital, providing discrete but sophisticated luxury. The 32 room, one suite Britania, has been tastefully restored to a grandeur beyond that of its 1944 opening.

Architect Cassiano Branco had originally planned the bold glass doors with gleaming golden circular handles but these were only added later during renovation.

There is an Old School charm to the Britania: traditional door keys and metal safe keys triumph over digitalisation.

Rooms feature an old-fashioned dark wood jacket stand. Even the long-handled shoe horns have sleek Art Deco lines. Remember that this was a favourite haunt for Lisbon’s literati and that Omar Sharif, an icon of movie elegance,

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