Cross the threshold of this delightful period property in Sintra and it feels as though you are taking a step back into time. The Lawrence Hotel is hailed by many as being the oldest purpose-built hotel on the Iberian Peninsula, dating back to 1764.
Lovely cared for over the years and painstakingly restored to create a five-star modern accommodation offering in a classic old-world setting, the Lawrence is very definitely one of the hidden gems of this popular corner of Portugal.
The overall ambience of the Lawrence Hotel is one of sophistication and class and yet this luxury residence also retains a homely, welcoming feel that would be hard to recreate.
Each of the rooms in this luxury Sintra hotel is named after key historical figures or occurrences and is individually decorated to create a unique space from which to appreciate the delights of this historic town. The hotel boasts seventeen rooms in total, of which eleven are comfortable double or twin rooms and six are suites. All are equipped with en-suite WC and bath and feature a hair-dryer, safe, satellite TV, telephone and hot-and-cold air conditioning.
Modernisation has furnished this five-star hotel with many of the conveniences you would expect without compromising its traditional charm. A common reading room makes a delightful spot for some peaceful rest and relaxation against the backdrop of the beautiful Sintra landscape, while fax and internet services in the lobby area are on hand to keep you up to date with your family, friends and business acquaintances during your stay. Business guests will also appreciate the 45-capacity meeting room with PC connection, projection screens and flip charts all ready for use – the perfect place for a commercial business meeting.
The restaurant at the Lawrence Hotel is well known in the town for serving delicious dishes from all over Portugal with a sophisticated edge. It is highly popular amongst the country’s A-list, a place to see and be seen and mingle with actors, writers, politicians and business executives as you enjoy your meal in one of the most opulent but comfortable settings in Sintra.
Phone: +351 219 105 500
Fax: +351 219 105 505