This nine-story hotel lies in a residential area one block from a subway station and five blocks from the city's central boulevard, Avenida da Liberdade, and Edward VII Park. A lobby featuring Brazilian artifacts, plants, straw rugs, and rattan chairs evokes this hotel's name. Popular with business travelers, the hotel also attracts leisure travelers seeking moderately priced rooms within five blocks of Lisbon's central boulevard (Avenida da Liberdade), Amoreiras Shopping Center, and Edward VII Park. The English-speaking staff eagerly offers guidance to visitors. The hotel offers 192 guestrooms and suites in a white, nine-story building. Rooms are small, European-style. Suites are more spacious and feature separate sitting areas. Contemporary decor and furnishings include white walls and ceilings, carpets inset into white-tile floors, tropical-wood trim, richly colored drapes and bedspreads in Brazilian patterns, and small, built-in desks with stools instead of chairs. White-tile bathrooms feature blue-tile trim and pink-marble vanities.Airport transfer, business center, conference facilities, disabled facilities, doctor on call, dry cleaning, internet access-high speed, internet access-wireless, laundry service, lift / elevator, lobby, non-smoking rooms, parking facilities-at cost, reception, room service, smoke-free hotel and swimming pool-out door.