28 July 2020 – Construction recently began on the Melia Lisboa hotel, the Spanish company’s first five-star unit in Portugal. The 240-room hotel, which is located at the intersection of Avenida António Augusto de Aguiar and Avenida Fontes Pereira de Melo, near the Marquês de Pombal, in Lisbon, should be completed in the second half of 2022.
The property is owned by the Discovery Portugal Real Estate Fund, which was advised by Explorer Investments. Meliã will manage the hotel itself.
In additions to the rooms, the Melia Lisboa will have a 24-hour restaurant, a penthouse bar and lounge area with panoramic views of the city, a 550-person capacity convention and congress centre, a health club and a wellness centre. In all, the new facility will have 22,220 m² of gross construction area on 14 above-ground floors, along with six underground levels.
Original Story: Idealista – Elisabete Soares
Translation/Summary: Richard D. Turner