The lobby and reception areas are superbly decorated in a traditional 18th-century style, highlight polished parquet flooring, marble columns with polished brass fittings and carved wood. The furnishings are of a soft, pale green-coloured fabric and rugs to match. The walls are brilliant white, with large wooden panels at floor level, thus giving a feel of antiquity.
The outer facade of this hotel is traditional, with a lovely carved sandstone facade and corrugated iron gates and balconies painted white, giving a homely look and feel.
The elegant rooms include a flat screen TV with satellite channels, a minibar and a private bathroom with tub and shower.
The hotel has an à la carte Portuguese cuisine. The restaurant occupies a restored ballroom, romantic and serves authentic Portuguese dishes prepared with local ingredients.