Palacio Belmonte - Lisbon, Portugal - Luxury Palace Hotel

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Rooms & Suites: 11

Stay in a one of the 11 suites of Lisbon's most unique property, the Palácio Belmonte, a 15th century palace attached to the city's castle wall.

Palácio Belmonte offers a totally private and exclusive lodging experience with overwhelming views of the old city and the river. At the Belmonte there is no crowd, no noise, no television; just fresh air, space, light, your own laughter and music. For an experience beyond compare, far back to our roots, to our childhood, to fantasy, let Palácio Belmonte be your home base while discovering the wonderland of Portugal. Palácio Belmonte offers 11 suites, all different, all unique, some with terraces, winter garden or built in a roman tower with 360º view or in a Muslim one on top of a 40 meters high rock, all equipped with fully modern bathrooms, natural ventilation, a Mediterranean garden and black marble swimming pool to relax, read or dream.

History, Architecture, Culture, Sustainable Development… here you will not find a standard accommodation but a single life option! While receiving the highest level of service, you will be merged by this deep philosophy of well being, exclusivity, simplicity, natural comfort, intimacy and introspection.

Accolades & Articles

"The Palácio Belmonte speaks so profoundly of Lisbon that some days we scarcely felt the need to venture out at all." — Andrew Harper | Luxury Travel Intelligence "The Palace tells centuries of history of the city le Lisbon, today is a unique refuge on the hill of Castelo de Sao Jorge." — Nysse Arruda, O Público Conde Nast Traveller Hot List named the Palacio Belmonte as one of the "21 coolest hotels in the world"


Conde Nast Gold List, Conde Nast Hot List, Travel+Leisure World's Best, Conde Nast Johansen's Most Excellent Award, Travel+Leisure It List, Andrew Harper Award Winner

Trip Type

Culture, Business Meeting, Family Vacation, Romantic Getaway, Wedding

Insider Tips

This is not a place for guests who may have difficulty walking (there is no elevator, there are many stairs, and many suites are located on multiple floors).


At Palacio Belmonte you will find 11 exquisitely decorated Suites integrated into 3 categories: Belmonte Suites: These exquisitely decorated suites offer all the charm and comfort given to Counts and Barons on their stays at the Palacio. With spacious rooms and relaxing living areas the Belmonte Suites are a perfect match for romantic, relaxing and stress free holidays. Deluxe Suites with River View: Overlooking the Tagus River and the Alfama district, with sumptuous lounges, romantic bathrooms and the utmost comfortable bedrooms. Discover the best Suites this historic Palace has to offer. Family Suites: Enjoy your city break with the whole family in great stile. With two bedrooms and extra spacious lounges these suites are the best option for unforgettable family holidays in the magic city of Lisbon.

Amenities & Services

Library Music Room East Terrace The Chapel Garden Governor Room Maria Ursula Room


In the Palacio you will walk through an open library with more than 4000 books, publications and papers, in a variety of languages and themes including ecology, sustainable development and philosophy. A black marble infinity swimming pool is also available. Swim or relax in our original sunchairs. Other activities such as massage or fado concerts in the music room and terrace could be provided on request. As the Palacio Belmonte is located on the top of the St Georges Castle, on the Alfama hill, in the center of the historical city.

Weddings, Events & Meetings

Palacio Belmonte can be rented in exclusivity for your special celebration or just to enjoy the pleasure of peace and well being. Gather your family, plan your wedding or invite your business partners. or more information about property rental or special events, please enquire to: More information: Book the palace


Palácio Belmonte suggests experiences that can be personalized for you, whether it be a fabulous sunset in a yacht on the Tejo River, a private tour to unique architectural features of old Lisbon, your own private Fado singer, a special day out with wine, olive oil tastings and Lusitano horses in the Alentejo or a dinner at the unique local "Tascas' in which you will experience authentic Portuguese hospitality.


Lisbon-Portela International Airport (LIS)

Airport Distance

15 minutes

High Season

May through October

Getting There

Just by St. George's Castle, Palacio Belmonte is located at the top of Encosta do Castelo, in the old part of Lisbon, just by the Rossio, the city centre. 20 min from the airport, 5 min away from the city centre, in the middle of the historic district of the city.