A Palace with History

Located in the historical center of Lisbon, the Palácio das Especiarias gives its name to an old building of high architectural beauty, whose construction dates back to the 16th century.

To date, spices, much coveted by the large European manor houses and the upper bourgeoisie, were extremely rare and expensive, and even for those who were willing to pay fortunes, they did not always have access to them.

It was then that, as a result of the discovery of the maritime route to India by the celebrated Portuguese navigator, Vasco da Gama, as well as new territories in Africa, Asia and Brazil, spices, gold, diamonds and other metals and precious stones, began to reach Lisbon in huge quantities and varieties, transforming the city into one of the main centers of world trade.

The name, Palácio das Especiarias, therefore invites a trip to this time when its foundations were built and also the foundations of the globalized world we live in today – the era of discoveries.

Within the walls of this ancient Palace, which has a decor alluding to the time, and was the birthplace of the Vice-Kings of the old Portuguese empire in India and Brazil, we can still hear murmurs of those times, and here you can find interpretations of historical figures from Portugal.

Through the unique themed events that we prepare, it is still possible to enjoy a dip to the origins of Portuguese culture, gastronomy, music and customs.

Its privileged location allows to visit the best that the city of Lisbon has to offer.

At your disposal there is a qualified team, where sympathy is the brand image.

We wait for you.



Wellness & SPA

If after a tiring day you need to recover the energies, you can do it in our SPA, or if you want to continue your form even on holidays, do not worry because we have the ideal place to train with a special plan made by a professional in the fitness area.

All the services provided is tailor-made for you, so you need to book ahead for better follow-up and a result of quality and excellence.


Other Accommodations

If you wanted a room in the Palácio das Especiarias but did not get availability, we suggest other accommodations. Casinhas de Lisboa located in the historic area of ​​Lisbon are an excellent alternative. Nearby large Portuguese monuments, within the famous areas of Bairro Alto, Baixa de Lisboa and Chiado, are the ideal place to enjoy great gastronomy and nightlife.

Casinha das Flores

Located in the historic center of Lisbon, Casinha das Flores is located between Bairro Alto, Cais do Sodré and Chiado. Close to all historical sites of choice is the ideal accommodation for overnight.

Solar dos Poetas

It is located in one of the most popular squares in Lisbon, Praça Luís Vaz de Camões. In the heart of Lisbon’s historic center, with the main day and night tourist sites just a step away.

Casinha dos Sapateiros

Located in downtown Lisbon less than 10 meters from Rua Augusta, the Casinha dos Sapateiros is composed of several studios prepared for the most demanding clients.

Casinha da Boa Hora

Located in one of the most emblematic districts of Lisbon, Bairro Alto. Features vintage with modern features. Next to the best gastronomic places of the city and historical sites.

Quinta da Saudade

With 20 hectares, Quinta da Saudade is located in the Alentejo next to the dam of Montargil. Great for relaxing or taking long walks and to show the fauna and flora to the little ones.



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Palácio das Especiarias

Rua da Horta Seca 11
1200-221 Lisboa

Casinha das Flores

Rua das Flores nº105 3D
1200-194 Lisboa

Casinha dos Sapateiros

Rua dos Sapateiros nº44
1100-579 Lisboa

Solar dos Poetas

Praça Luís de Camões 36 3ºD
1200-243 Lisboa

Casinha da Boa Hora

Travessa da Boa Hora, nº34 3º piso
1200-043 Lisboa




Rua da Horta Seca nº11, 1200-221 Lisboa

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