The Best Hotels in Sintra

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Sintra. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Valverde Sintra Palácio de Seteais

Rated 9.2 in 577 reviews

Valverde Sintra Palácio de Seteais is an elegant 5-star hotel set in the mountainside of Sintra with privileged views of… See more

Valverde Sintra Palácio de Seteais is an elegant 5-star hotel set in the mountainside of Sintra with privileged views of the Moorish Castle and Pena Palace. It features a swimming pool.

The richly decorated rooms at the Valverde Sintra Palácio de Seteais come with air conditioning, a minibar and satellite TV. Each features in-room internet access, private Nespresso machine and a rain shower in the bathroom. Many offer views across the Sintra Cascais Natural Park.

The Restaurant Seteais serves a fusion of Portuguese and International cuisine in a stylish and refined setting where guests may dine in one of the palace's ballroom bringing together stylish flavours and an idyllic scenario for an unforgettable night.

Guests can relax on the pool-side sun terrace. Valverde Sintra Palácio de Seteais also offers an ideal location for hiking, with the National Park and Moorish Palace both within walking distance.

Valverde Sintra Palácio de Seteais can arrange a variety of local tours, including sailing, golfing and wine-tasting. The hotel is located 35 km from Lisbon Airport. Free private parking is available on site.

Rooms from $256

Sintra Marmoris Palace

Rated 9.5 in 682 reviews

Sintra Marmoris Palace is a 19th-century manor house, which was completely refurbished in 2017, at just a 7-minute walk… See more

Sintra Marmoris Palace is a 19th-century manor house, which was completely refurbished in 2017, at just a 7-minute walk from the historical centre of Sintra. It features a heated swimming pool that is covered during Winter, is surrounded by a 14.000 m2 garden and has views over the Moorish Castle.

The luxurious rooms and suites are divided across the property's 2 buildings and include air conditioning and heating, wardrobes, and coffee machines. Some include a completely renovated marble bathroom with free Castelbel toiletries. Free WiFi is available.

Guests will have a complimentary welcome drink upon arrival. Every morning a reinvigorating breakfast buffet is served.

Sintra Marmoris Palace offers scenic views of the Sintra Cascais Natural Park and is surrounded by lush garden areas. The shared lounge offers comfortable sofas where guests can relax or read a book, and includes a flat-screen TV.

The property is a 2-minute walk from the Sintra Train Station and 210 metres from the Sintra National Library. The renowned Quinta da Regaleira is 2 km away and the iconic Palácio da Pena is 3 km away. Lisbon International Airport is a 25-minute drive away.

Rooms from $253

Cedros Nature House

Farm stay

Rated 9.2 in 390 reviews

Conveniently set in Sintra, Cedros Nature House provides air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi and free private parking… See more

Conveniently set in Sintra, Cedros Nature House provides air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi and free private parking. The property features mountain and pool views, and is 1.8 km from Quinta da Regaleira. The property is equipped with a year-round outdoor pool with a pool bar and is located 1.3 km from Sintra National Palace.

The units at the farm stay feature private entrance and soundproofing so guests can enjoy a peaceful stay. The farm stay features certain units that include a terrace and sea view, and all units come with a private bathroom and a wardrobe. At the farm stay, each unit is fitted with bed linen and towels.

A bar can be found on-site.

Guests can also relax in the garden.

Pena National Palace is 4.3 km from the farm stay, while Moors Castle is 1.5 km away. The nearest airport is Humberto Delgado Airport, 25 km from Cedros Nature House.

Rooms from $175

Ideally situated in Sintra, Casa Holstein Quinta de Sao Sebastiao Sintra is set in a historic building and features… See more

Ideally situated in Sintra, Casa Holstein Quinta de Sao Sebastiao Sintra is set in a historic building and features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi and free private parking. With garden views, this accommodation provides a swimming pool. The guest house offers mountain views, a sun terrace and a 24-hour front desk.

At the guest house, every unit has a desk. There is a private bathroom with shower in every unit, along with bathrobes, slippers and a hair dryer. At the guest house, each unit is fitted with bed linen and towels.

A bar can be found on-site.

Guests can also relax in the garden.

Sintra National Palace is 500 metres from the guest house, while Quinta da Regaleira is 1.2 km from the property. The nearest airport is Humberto Delgado Airport, 33 km from Casa Holstein Quinta de Sao Sebastiao Sintra.

Rooms from $114

Villa Bela Vista

Bed & Breakfast

Rated 9.6 in 990 reviews

Attractively located in Sintra, Villa Bela Vista features a continental breakfast and free WiFi. Boasting a housekeeping… See more

Attractively located in Sintra, Villa Bela Vista features a continental breakfast and free WiFi. Boasting a housekeeping service, this property also provides guests with an outdoor fireplace. The bed and breakfast has family rooms as well as facilities for disabled guests.

The bed and breakfast will provide guests with air-conditioned units offering a wardrobe, a kettle, a fridge, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a terrace and a private bathroom with a walk-in shower. Some units have a balcony and/or a patio with mountain or garden views. At the bed and breakfast, each unit is fitted with bed linen and towels.

Guests can also relax in the garden or in the shared lounge area.

Popular points of interest near the bed and breakfast include Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra National Palace and Pena National Palace. The nearest airport is Humberto Delgado Airport, 28 km from Villa Bela Vista.

Rooms from $137

Sintra Boutique Hotel

Rated 9.1 in 1579 reviews

Located in centre of the historic UNESCO town of Sintra, this boutique hotel offers rooms and suites with views of the… See more

Located in centre of the historic UNESCO town of Sintra, this boutique hotel offers rooms and suites with views of the old town and Sintra-Cascais Natural Park. It has a landscaped garden where guests can relax at the courtyard bar.

The modern, spacious rooms contain flat-screen TVs and are all individually decorated. Each has a private bathroom which comes with free toiletries. Free Wi-Fi is also provided.

The Sintra Boutique Hotel offers an up scale restaurant serving contemporary Portuguese cuisine made from locally sourced ingredients. Breakfast can be prepared upon request.

The concierge can organise private guides for guests, including tours through palaces and museums and nature walks. The Sintra Natural Park 5 minutes away by car and the Praia Grande Beach is a 20-minute drive away.

Sintra Train Station is a 10-minute walk away. Lisbon International Airport is a 25-minute drive away.

Rooms from $167

Eighteen21 Houses - Quinta Velha

Rated 9.3 in 348 reviews

Conveniently set in Sintra, Eighteen21 Houses - Quinta Velha provides air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi and free… See more

Conveniently set in Sintra, Eighteen21 Houses - Quinta Velha provides air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi and free private parking. Featuring luggage storage space, this property also has a restaurant and a sun terrace. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with an outdoor fireplace.

At the guest house, some units have a private entrance, dining area, fireplace and oven. All units come with a private bathroom equipped with a shower and a hair dryer, while selected rooms have a fully equipped kitchen fitted with a dishwasher. At the guest house, every unit is fitted with bed linen and towels.

There is a coffee shop and lounge.

For guests with children, the guest house features outdoor play equipment. Guests can swim in the pool with a view, relax in the garden, or go hiking.

Popular points of interest near Eighteen21 Houses - Quinta Velha include Pena National Palace, Quinta da Regaleira and Moors Castle. The nearest airport is Humberto Delgado Airport, 27 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $102

Rosegarden House - by Unlock Hotels

Rated 9.1 in 674 reviews

Ideally situated in Sintra, Rosegarden House - by Unlock Hotels features a continental breakfast and free WiFi. Boasting… See more

Ideally situated in Sintra, Rosegarden House - by Unlock Hotels features a continental breakfast and free WiFi. Boasting a 24-hour front desk, this property also provides guests with a year-round outdoor pool. The accommodation offers airport transfers, while a car rental service is also available.

A terrace with mountain view, a cable flat-screen TV and air conditioning are available in some units. At the guest house, each unit is fitted with a private bathroom.

At the property, there is an in-house family-friendly restaurant serving dinner and a selection of vegetarian options.

An indoor play area is also available at the guest house, while guests can also relax in the garden.

Popular points of interest near Rosegarden House - by Unlock Hotels include Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra National Palace and Moors Castle. The nearest airport is Humberto Delgado Airport, 25 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $83

Penha Longa Resort

Rated 8.9 in 774 reviews

Penha Longa is an elegant palazzo-style estate situated among the rolling hills of the Sintra Cascais Nature Reserve… See more

Penha Longa is an elegant palazzo-style estate situated among the rolling hills of the Sintra Cascais Nature Reserve. The 5-star resort features a 27-hole championship golf course, a state-of-the-art 1,500m² spa centre, and two of seven dining experiences hold coveted Michelin stars.

All guest rooms feature private balconies, giving views across the landscaped gardens, swimming pools and golf courses. Beds are fitted with Egyptian cotton sheets, and all rooms are equipped with a Nespresso coffee machine, air conditioning, iPod docking station, a high-speed internet connection and a plasma-screen TV. Each room has a private bathroom, with Diptyque amenities

Penha Longa Resort has 7 restaurants, presenting a diverse range of cuisines and dining spaces. Perhaps the most famous of these is the recently-renovated Midori, Portugal's only michelin-starred Japanese restaurant. Also featured are Sergi Arola's LAB and Arola restaurants. The Penha Longa Mercatto italian restaurant is also the site of the daily breakfast buffet, with scenic views over the Sintra mountains. And the AQUA poolside seasonal restaurant.

The resort's golf course was designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and is in the top 30 in Continental Europe. The hotel has many recreation facilities, including indoor and outdoor pools, both tennis and squash courts, horse riding, fitness centre and a spa with treatments and an exclusive garden. A children’s playground, mini golf course and Kids' Club are also featured.

Penha Longa is in a prime location for hiking and cycling excursions. The resort is a 25-minute drive from the Lisbon International Airport.

Rooms from $231

Lawrences Hotel

Rated 8.5 in 319 reviews

Lawrence's Hotel has country-style accommodation featuring a library and an elegant restaurant with French windows. Set… See more

Lawrence's Hotel has country-style accommodation featuring a library and an elegant restaurant with French windows. Set in a renovated countryside manor, it boasts rooms fitted with antique furniture.

All rooms feature an old-world décor which include decorative headboards and eiderdowns. Each one is air-conditioned and has satellite TV and plush armchairs in the lounge area. Each private bathroom has a bathtub.

Guests can enjoy international and regional dishes including seafood, homemade bread and cake in the on-site restaurant. The bar is open until late and serves speciality wines and aperitifs.

Lawrence's Hotel is less than 5 minutes’ drive from Sintra Railway Station. Palácio Nacional de Sintra is just 5 minutes' walk.

Rooms from $228

Chalet Saudade

Rated 9.4 in 2351 reviews

Located in the centre of Sintra but away from the touristic venues, Chalet Saudade dates back to 19th century and offers… See more

Located in the centre of Sintra but away from the touristic venues, Chalet Saudade dates back to 19th century and offers scenic views of the surroundings. Free WiFi is available.

Chalet Saudade underwent a 5-year complete renovation and offers modern and comfortable accommodations, elegant living rooms with trompe l’œil frescoes and romantic gardens with antique water fountains and ponds. Rooms include tea making facilities.

Breakfast is served at Café Saudade, a coffee house located 50 metres away. Some rooms include a kitchenette.

With the Sintra Train Station and Bus Station 100 metres away, Chalet Saudade offers a privileged location for guests to explore the mystic places of Sintra. Pena National Palace is 5 km away and the Moors Castle is a 20-minute walk. Lisbon International Airport is 28 km away. Parking is available nearby, both free and at an extra fee, reservation is not possible.

Rooms from $86

Vila Gale Sintra

Rated 8.4 in 3465 reviews

Located in Várzea de Sintra, just a few minutes’ drive from Sintra’s town centre, the 5-star Vila Galé Sintra features… See more

Located in Várzea de Sintra, just a few minutes’ drive from Sintra’s town centre, the 5-star Vila Galé Sintra features an innovative health concept, designed for families and those into a strong wellness experience.

Rooms and suites at Vila Galé Sintra are carefully decorated and provide maximum comfort. Each accommodation is equipped with air conditioning, minibar, safety deposit box, flat-screen cable TV and free WiFi. The bathroom features a walk-in shower, hairdryer and free toiletries.

Both restaurants of the Vila Galé Sintra offer either an à la carte light gourmet or low-calorie buffet options together with far-reaching views of the Várzea de Sintra and the Pena Palace. In addition, healthcare services are available providing options for a healthy and balanced diet.

In addition, the Spa Satsanga includes a panoramic heated indoor pool, a sauna, a hot tub, a Turkish bath, a gym, a fitness area and a variety of therapies and rituals.

Other facilities include a beauty salon, laundry services, parking garage, adult and children outdoor swimming pools, a library, a children’s carrousel, NEP Kids Club with trampoline, 24-hour reception, 6 meeting rooms and a spacious hall for events.

Vila Galé Sintra is 33 km from Humberto Delgado International Airport and conveniently within a 25-minute drive from beaches like Praia das Maçãs, Adraga and Azenhas do Mar. Landmarks like Quinta da Regaleira, Pena Palace and Moors Castle are within 10 km.

Rooms from $157

NH Sintra Centro

Rated 8.1 in 3091 reviews

Situated in the heart of the UNESCO heritage town of Sintra, the 4-star NH Sintra Centro Hotel offers accommodation in a… See more

Situated in the heart of the UNESCO heritage town of Sintra, the 4-star NH Sintra Centro Hotel offers accommodation in a tranquil setting, offering panoramic views across a dramatic landscape.

All guest rooms at the NH Sintra Centro hotel feature air conditioning, a minibar and satellite TV. Many of the rooms offer far-reaching views across the town towards Sintra Cascais Natural Park.

The Miranda Restaurant offers some of the best views in the hotel, and serves an eclectic menu of Portuguese and international dishes. The Terrace Bar provides a small and intimate environment in which to enjoy an evening drink.

Hotel NH Sintra Centro can arrange a variety of local tours, including sailing, hiking and wine-tasting. Guests can also practise their golf swing in the nearby golf courses.

The hotel is located 2 km from Pena Palace, a 19th Century monument. It is located 35 km from Lisbon International Airport.

Rooms from $113

Azenhas do Mar West Coast Design and Surf Villas

Apartments

Rated 9.3 in 676 reviews

Housed in a historic building, Azenhas do Mar West Coast Design and Surf Villas offers accommodation with water sports… See more

Housed in a historic building, Azenhas do Mar West Coast Design and Surf Villas offers accommodation with water sports facilities and free WiFi in Sintra, 70 metres from Aguda Beach. The property features sea and inner courtyard views, and is 2 km from Macas Beach. Outdoor seating allows guests to enjoy the fresh air.

At the apartment complex, some units have a private entrance, dining area, fireplace and toaster. Some of the units feature a cable flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, and a private bathroom with a walk-in shower and a hair dryer. At the apartment complex, some units are soundproof.

Activities such as windsurfing, cycling, fishing can be enjoyed in the surroundings, and guests can relax along the beachfront. Guests at the apartment can enjoy hiking nearby, or make the most of the sun terrace.

Magoito Beach is 2.2 km from Azenhas do Mar West Coast Design and Surf Villas, while Sintra National Palace is 13 km away. The nearest airport is Humberto Delgado Airport, 40 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $127

Pestana Sintra Golf Resort & SPA Hotel

Rated 7.9 in 5001 reviews

Located in Quinta da Beloura, this hotel is next to an 18-hole golf course and 3 km from Sintra’s centre. It features a… See more

Located in Quinta da Beloura, this hotel is next to an 18-hole golf course and 3 km from Sintra’s centre. It features a spa, indoor and outdoor pools and tennis courts.

The air-conditioned rooms at the Pestana Sintra Golf and Spa Resort feature a contemporary design and amenities including a flat-screen TV. Many rooms include balconies with views of the Sintra Hills.

The Mourisco Restaurant serves traditional Portuguese cuisine and international dishes in a charming upscale setting. The O Chafariz Bar serves fine cocktails and snacks by the gardens.

The Pestana Sintra has 2 outdoor swimming pools and an indoor pool and spa area. The Physio Spa offers a sauna and Turkish baths, as well as deluxe massage services. As a sustainability measure, the indoor pool's water will only be heated to 26ºC

The Pestana is 7 km from the cosmopolitan seaside resorts of Estoril and Cascais. Free parking is available on site, upon availability.

Rooms from $100