Places to stay in Sintra
Sintra is an urban neighbourhood that's popular for its restaurants and bars. The neighbourhood's architecture, friendly people, and small-town vibe are just some of its charming qualities. Stay in Sintra town if you’re planning to explore the region for multiple days. From Lisbon, you could easily do a day trip and enjoy Lisbon city too.
Town centre hotels in Sintra vary from refurbished historical buildings to a few purpose-built four-star hotels designed to meet the needs of the modern traveller. Try the four-star Tivoli Sintra Hotel or the Sintra Bliss House, one of the newest hotels in Sintra, for a cost-effective stay with a modern edge or head to the Lawrence's Hotel or the Casa do Miradouro for a good dose of old-world period décor and charm. The Lawrence's Hotel is believed to be the oldest purpose-built hotel on the Iberian Peninsula, dating back as far as 1764.
Visitors looking for resort accommodation in Sintra might head to the Penha Longa Hotel and Golf Resort, one of the premier golf and country clubs in the central west region of Portugal, the Hotel Pestana Sintra Golf Resort and Spa with its on-site golf course and array of leisure activities or the Tivoli Palacio Seteais.
Head to one of the rural guesthouses for accommodation in Sintra with a quieter home-from-home feel. Located just 30 minutes from Lisbon airport and city centre, try the Quinta de Sao Thiago or the Quinta Verde in Sintra, which is perched at the foothills of the Sintra mountain range and offers panoramic views up to the castles, monasteries and palaces that line their summit.