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Internacional Design Hotel: Quirky is Fun

Internacional Design Hotel Pop Up Suite

Colorful Pop-Up Suite

JETSETTER: Dating back to 1910, the Internacional Design Hotel underwent a head-to-toe revamp in 2009, transforming the property into a sleek 55-room retreat on one of Lisbon’s prettiest squares. The carefully conceptualized guestrooms follow four themes: urban (industrial artwork and metal fixtures), tribe (animal print fabrics and earth tones), Zen (neutral hues and Asian-inspired prints) and pop (a bold mix of brightly colored walls, wacky Pop Art and ’60s-inspired furnishings). Though diminutive, all rooms are soundproof and offer delightful creature comforts including a soothing massage shower, L’Occitane bath products, a pillow menu and a Nespresso coffee machine. The breakfast room — a colorful tribute to all things kitsch and whimsical, scattered with mismatched chairs and tongue-in-cheek artworks — doubles as a hip bar and lounge area at night. On the top floor, the purple Loft room is a welcoming space to kick back or indulge in a pampering massage…(Full Article)


Review of  the 4* Internacional Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal

Other Internacional Design Hotel/Portugal articles:

Europe’s Most Impressive Metro Stations

Indie Travel in Portugal

10 things we learned in Lisbon

Published at Jetsetter on May 20th 2014 Photo Source(s): courtesy Internacional Hotel


Author: Jessica Benavides Canepa

Jessica is a freelance journalist focusing on international travel, fashion, luxury, eco culture & women's issues. She has lived and/or traveled to 50+ cities around the globe. Published work has appeared at BBC Travel, Jetsetter, Nat Geo, CNN travel, Viator, Societe Perrier and Hemisperes.

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