Christian Stan, at 15 Feb. 18, in City Hotels, Hotels, News

Porto and Lisbon are expending horizons with 61 new hotels along with 23 remodeled hotels to be launched in 2018. Overall, two main cities of Portugal are expecting 4,770 new rooms, according to Association of Hoteliers of Portugal.

Lisbon, Portugal

Portugal attracting more and more visitors every year, giving investors new inspiration. In 2017, 29+ new hotels were built in Portugal with 20 reopened units alongside.

Six Senses Douro Valley opened in 2015 and redefined luxury travel in Portugal

The largest number of openings will take place in the regions of Lisbon and Porto. Of the 61 planned hotels, 29 of them will be in Greater Lisbon. Among these new hoels are the new Meliá hotel in Av. Fontes Pereira de Melo; the Exe and Eurostars hotels, both in Parque das Nações, and The Beautique Hotel, which is built this year in Rua da Madalena. The North Porto region will have 14 new units during this year. One of them will be the new Vila Galé Braga, which opens in May. The other significant hotel will be Pestana A Brasileira, which opens to the public in March, Baixa Porto.

The Oitavos, one of the best luxury hotels in the country is located in Cascais

Pestana Palace Hotel, Lisbon

Most of the new hotels are going to be luxury four and five starts hotels. AHP also believes that 2018 will be a new year of growth, after a record number of visitors, overnight stays and hotel revenues in 2017.


Portugal is considered one of the most geographically diverse countries in Europe and home to numerous UNESCO world heritage sites and traditions. Relatively small territory of the country allows to cover a great portion of it on a bike to get to explore different heritage sites, traditions, food and natural beauty. Portugal is home to amazing beaches, glacial valleys, big mountain ranges, wine countries, national parks, and outstanding hotels that will make your stay unforgettable.


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