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Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon

  • Rua Rodrigo da Fonseca, 88, Lisbon 1099-039, Portugal

    January 1998

    Guilherme Costa
Physical Features

Total Number of Rooms: 282

  • Guest Rooms: 244
  • Suites: 38

Number of Stories: 10

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Design Aesthetic:

  • Inspired by Art Deco and Louis XVI style, executed by Portuguese craftsmen
  • Bold original artwork throughout

Architect: Porfírio Pardal Monteiro / Leonardo Castro Freire

Interior Designer(s):

  • Henri Samuel (public areas)
  • Fundaçao RESS Foundation (suites)
  • Pierre-Yves Rochon (refurbishments)

History: Opened 1959, managed by Four Seasons since 1998


  • Centrally located in front of Eduardo VII Park, 15 minutes from the city centre
  • Hilltop views of Old Lisbon, St George's Moorish Castle and Tagus River

Size: 1,500 sq m / 16,146 sq ft

Interior Designer: Marc Prigean

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Design Aesthetic:

  • Multi-sensory environment with calming, Buddhist-inspired music, Zen design in marble and oak, original artwork
  • Poolside lounge beds overlook Hotel gardens and Eduardo VII Park

Number of Treatment Rooms: 4

Signature Treatment:

  • Portuguese Retreat (90 minutes)

Products: Swiss Perfection, Sodashi, ESPA

Special Features:

  • All treatment rooms have private showers, ergonomically designed treatment beds and ritual chairs
  • Heated limestone floors in change rooms
  • Eucalyptus-scented sauna plus crushed ice fountain
  • Private, curtained relaxation beds with reading light and personal music system

Executive Chef: Pascal Meynard

Pastry Chef: Fabian Nguyen

Sommelier: Gabriela Marques

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Examples of Locally Sourced Ingredients:

  • Portuguese seafood
  • Suckling pig
  • Fruit, including Madeira bananas and Rocha pears

Signature Dish:

  • Seafood cataplana (traditional dish) – prawns and clams, coriander
  • Traditional Portuguese lobster rice casserole

Restaurant: Varanda Restaurant

  • Indoor Seating: 80
  • Designer: Leonardo Castro Freire

Lounge: Ritz Bar

  • Indoor Seating: 59
  • Designer: Pierre Yves Rochon

Off-site Activities:

  • Golf – 30 minutes
  • Private sightseeing tours with a photography teacher
  • Tennis
  • Padel
  • Surfing
  • Sailing
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  • Number of Pools: 1
    • Main Pool: 18-metre (59-foot) indoor lap pool featuring views over the Hotel gardens and Eduardo VII Park. The poolside spa café features all-day health conscious menu and herbal infusion beverages.

Fitness Facilities:

  • Size: 700 sq m / 7,535 sq ft
  • Special Features:
    • Overlooks landscaped gardens and waterfall
    • Rooftop running track with 360-degree views of the city and landmarks
    • Freestyle studio for yoga, Pilates, dancercise and stretching
  • Sample Fitness Activities: Yoga, Pilates, stretching classes
For Younger Guests

Ritzy Programme features treasure hunt with clues spread out all over the Hotel

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Meeting Rooms

Total Size: 1,838 sq m / 19,784 sq ft

Largest Ballroom: 456 sq m / 4,908 sq ft

Meet and Feed Capacity: 320

Banquet Capacity: 320

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Breakout Spaces: 16

Private Dining Room Capacity: 80

Unique Meeting and Event Facilities:

  • Grand ballroom windows and terrace overlook Eduardo VII Park
  • Tapestries custom-created by Pedro Leitao
Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporate volunteer program operating since 2011 - active members of GRACE - Action and Reflection Group on Corporate Citizenship, and Global Compact Network Portugal
  • Treatment and recovery of waste as well other environmental initiatives
  • Works closely with several local organizations to donate food and other supplies

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Special Features

Contemporary Portuguese art collection

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