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Tue, 16 November 2021

Six Senses Signs Very Special Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal

(16 Nov 2021)  Six Senses has signed a deal to expand its brand to the heart of Lisbon, for what will be the group's second property in Portugal after the Six Senses Douro Valley in the heart of the country’s wine region.

The Six Senses Lisbon will be housed within the converted 17th-century Palácio Lavra and the remarkable Palácio de Pedrosas. The latter was built in 1764 for an Italian merchant and then later sold to the Portuguese postal service.

Adjacent to the famous Elevator do Lavra funicular railway, Six Senses Lisbon will be close to all the city’s cultural highlights including the Coliseu Theater, Politeama Theater and, for fashionistas, the emblematic Liberdade Avenue is just a few meters away.

The Six Senses Lisbon will be housed within the converted 17th-century Palácio Lavra and the remarkable Palácio de Pedrosas. The latter was built in 1764 for an Italian merchant and then later sold to the Portuguese postal service. The hotel is scheduled to open in 2025. Click to enlarge.
The Six Senses Lisbon is scheduled to open in 2025.

Once open, Six Senses Lisbon will offer 114 guest rooms within the two buildings. The Palácio de Pedrosas is a journey through time with pieces acquired by the original merchant still in situ, along with classic and modern art, book collections, antique rugs, maps, and handmade textile sculptures.

The generous room proportions, large windows and doors, and high ceilings will give the hotel a breezy and contemporary flow. The suites will feature separate fitted kitchens and outdoor terraces with a dining area and sofas, perfect for a relaxing escape at the end of a busy day spent shopping or visiting the city’s attractions.

Facilities at the Six Senses Lisbon will include a rooftop terrace, a private central garden featuring vine-covered glass atriums, a choice of F&B outlets, a 1,000-sqm spa with eight treatment rooms, indoor and outdoor wet areas, a fitness center, dance studio and a yoga pavilion.

To bring its urban vision to life in Lisbon, Six Senses is working with Key International and ARD Investment and Development.

“It is a great responsibility for us to restore these magnificent and unique properties in Lisbon,” said Jaime Ardid, Partner at ARD Investment and Development. “We are fortunate and grateful for this opportunity to bring the essence of the two palácios back to life, joining forces with the professional Six Senses team. We’re focusing all our energies on giving Lisbon a cultural landmark the local community can feel proud of and that shines bright for our international guests.”

The Six Senses Lisbon is set to open in 2025.

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