Altis Hotel Group's History | 1973
Founded in the '70s by Fernando Martins and his son and daughter, Portugal’s Altis Hotel group is one of the largest hotel groups in Lisbon, shaping the personalized management of all their hotels, all located in the Portuguese capital.
Always adopting family values and a savvy business philosophy, Altis Hotels have successfully remained faithful to the genuine hospitality and features the Portuguese way of life, the Group has been gaining more ground, reputation and prestige within Portugal’s tourism sector.
Lisbon’s Soul is the signature of the group that prides itself on being tuned in to the city, always striving to join the wide variety of initiatives and events that promote the city’s cultural, social and sportive activities contributing to a steady improvement in the quality of life in the city.
Altis Hotels offer solutions tailored to every personality: Classic or contemporary, sophisticated or casual, large or boutique hotel. There is always an element of surprise in Lisbon and the Altis Hotels. Different types of hotels in several parts of the capital are tailor made to provide our guests with unforgettable experiences.
The Altis Hotels Group's activity began with the opening of the Altis Grand Hotel in 1973, a five star hotel located on Rua Castilho and the foundation and inspiration for other projects. In 1994, the Group launched Altis Park Hotel, a 4-star contemporary styled project with 300 rooms located in the Encosta das Olaias development. Then came the Altis Suites in 1998, an apartment hotel located next to the Altis Grand Hotel. In February 2009, the Group launched a 5-star design hotel, Altis Belém Hotel & Spa in a unique location on the Tagus and in March 2010 the group opened Hotel Altis Avenida, a boutique hotel set on Lisbon’s iconic Praça dos Restauradores. In September 2010 the Group had more than one newcomer with the inauguration of the Altis Prime, a luxury apartment hotel. The Altis Prata Hotel is the newest member of the family, that has 22 apartaments which opened its doors in June 2018 in the heart of downtown Baixa Pombalina, on the street that gives it its name. In 2019 the extension of the Altis Avenida Hotel to the entire building was completed with more 48 rooms, the Rossio Gastrobar and a panoramic sundeck. This year was also marked by the opening of João Rodrigues space in the Time Out Market. It shows that Altis Hotels Group keep investing in this area.
The Altis Grand Hotel has been, since 1973, an icon of Lisbon and the stage of important events in many areas. 40 years later, the hotel is ready to remain a symbol of the hospitality in Lisbon and has changed the original denomination to ALTIS GRAND HOTEL, thus completing one of its largest renovations ever.
The Group currently owns 6 establishments each with their own unique and privileged locations totaling 801 beds.
Altis Hotels are located in the most important areas of Lisbon from the business district to Historical quarter and shopping areas. Altis Hotels are a genuine invitation to everyone trying to discover the Soul of Lisbon.