The Portuguese capital, Lisbon is one of the most beautiful capital cities in Europe, boasting gracious buildings, winding cobblestoned streets, small speciality stores and tiny cafés serving delicious food.
Once you have checked into your Lisbon hotel, jump onto the vintage tram 28 for a scenic ride through the city's narrow maze of streets up to Castelo de São Jorge (St George's Castle). Gardens and terraces stretch past the castle's main gates, and the ramparts offer stunning views over Lisbon.
Another hotel guest favourite is the UNESCO world heritage site of the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos (Monastery of St Jerome) in Belém. Decorated in an exuberantly extravagant architectural style, the 16th complex also features lovely gardens.
In Lisbon, hotel patrons interested in a more modern take on Portugal can visit check out the Berardo Collection Museum, which showcases the development of modern and contemporary Portuguese art.
For a taste of Lisbon's nightlife, many hotel guests head to the Bairro Alto. Filled with intimate bars and small restaurants that fill up in the evenings, you can stroll the streets for some people watching, sip a glass of vinho verde on one of the outside tables, or enjoy a scrumptious traditional Portuguese meal.