Competition: Win a luxury two-night stay at new hotel in heart of Lisbon

AlmaLusa Baixa Chiado competition

AlmaLusa Baixa Chiado competition - Credit: Archant

Experience first-hand the debut property of AlmaLusa Hotels, a new 28-room hotel set in a historic building right in the heart of Lisbon, in a fantastic competition exclusive to readers of the Herts Advertiser.

AlmaLusa Baixa Chiado competition

AlmaLusa Baixa Chiado competition - Credit: Archant

AlmaLusa Baixa/Chiado is the brainchild of hotel veteran, Miguel Simões de Almeida, and offers accessibly-priced luxury that retains the elements that really matter for guests – stylish décor, character, luxe amenities and truly stellar personalised service.

Set on the historic Praça do Município, where Lisbon’s royal palace once stood and the plans for Portugal’s maritime exploration were born in the 15th century, the AlmaLusa Baixa/Chiado is made for visitors who want to get under the city’s skin.

It occupies a renovated 18th-century building where weapons and cannons destined for Portuguese explorers’ ships were constructed and stored.

From the beds and towels to the in-room coffee right down to the Castebel products, almost everything at the hotel is sourced from the finest Portuguese producers.

AlmaLusa Baixa Chiado competition

AlmaLusa Baixa Chiado competition - Credit: Archant

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The AlmaLusa Baixa/Chiado’s 28 chic rooms are all individually designed and come fully equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi, full HD 43ins LED smart TV, REVO Supersignal radios and powerful showers.

Enhancing the Baixa and Chiado neighborhoods’ already thriving dining scenes is the relaxed 60-cover Delfina restaurant. The menu celebrates Portuguese cuisine, with chefs using fresh, seasonal ingredients from the Mediterranean larder to craft moreish dishes, such as bacalhau à bras (a delicious concoction of scrambled egg, salt cod strips, onion and crispy fries). The alfresco dining area is an ideal spot for sipping fabulous local wines beneath the sun.

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For those who want to get out and explore Lisbon, the AlmaLusa Baixa/Chiado could hardly be better located. Guests staying here will find themselves just a stone’s throw from the Tagus River, a superb spot for a morning jog or a sundown stroll.

What’s more, headline attractions such as Castelo de São Jorge and the Sé de Lisboa as well as the atmosphere-laden fado bars of Alfama are just a short walk away.

AlmaLusa Baixa Chiado competition

AlmaLusa Baixa Chiado competition - Credit: Archant

We’re offering one lucky reader a two night’s stay - including one dinner - at the AlmaLusa Baixa/Chiado, plus return flights with Monarch Airlines from London Gatwick Airport.

To be in with a chance of winning this amazing prize, simply answer the following question:

In which century was Portugal’s plans for maritime exploration born?

A. 14th;

AlmaLusa Baixa Chiado competition

AlmaLusa Baixa Chiado competition - Credit: Archant

B. 15th;

C. 16th.

To enter, email by clicking here using the subject “AlmaLusa competition” followed by your answer (A, B or C), name, age, full postal address and email. The closing date is 12 noon on May 13.

Terms and conditions

The winner will be the first correct entry selected at random after the closing date.

Prize is valid from May 13 until November 30, excluding July, August and 7-11 November, and is subject to availability at time of booking.

Prize is for two people and includes bed and breakfast accommodation, one dinner at the Delfina restaurant and return Monarch Airlines flights for two people between Gatwick Airport and Lisbon - All other expenses incurred are the responsibility of the winner.

Winner must be over 18 years of age. Prize is non-transferable and must be accepted as offered.

There are no cash alternatives or cash substitutes for the prize. The competition is open to citizens of the United Kingdom.

It is the prize winners’ responsibility to ensure that they are in possession of a valid passport.

No liability is accepted if the winner cannot travel because of insufficient or incorrect documentation. Travel insurance, including medical cover, is not provided as part of this prize.

The editor’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Usual Archant competition rules apply, see page two for details.

For further information on AlmaLusa, click here.

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