Friday, October 10th, 2014

Guests Indulge in Germany's Finest Traditions at One Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal

LISBON, PORTUGAL -- (Marketwired) -- Oktoberfest may have begun in Munich, but as the Lisbon Marriott Hotel proves, its traditions of good food, good friends and, of course, good beer, have inspired the rest of the world. This October, the hotel's Citrus Bar & Restaurant will host its own beer festival to the delight of locals and visitors alike.

Although Citrus Bar & Restaurant is known among Lisbon restaurants for its Mediterranean and Portuguese cuisine, the eatery is embracing all things Germanic between 7 and 11 p.m. on October 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17 and 18.

For just 32EUR per person, guests can partake in the festival's abundance of activities. An all-you-can-eat, Bavarian-style buffet will feature selections like "Falscher Hase" (German meat loaf) and pork knuckle, while the price of admission also includes three steins of Erdinger beer. (Additional beers are 7EUR each.) The choice of Erdinger, the world's largest wheat beer brewery with a lineage dating back to 1886, speaks to the Lisbon bar's commitment to creating an authentic Oktoberfest experience.

As guests eat and drink their fill, they can hit the dance floor as part of the festival's all-you-can-dance activity. Frequent club goers will not necessarily have the upper hand, though: For the duration of the festival, modern beats will take a backseat to the traditional German music pounding from the speakers. But even wallflowers can join in on the all-you-can-win contests where prizes like restaurant vouchers are up for grabs.

After the festival, guests of this 4-star hotel in Lisbon can look forward to a good night's sleep in the comfortable guest rooms, which feature down comforters, cotton-rich linens and private balconies overlooking the city or garden. Rested and refreshed, visitors will then be primed to relax by the garden pool the next day, or atone for any overindulgences in the fitness center. And breakfast at the Citrus Bar & Restaurant the next morning is a great way to continue Oktoberfest's best traditions of eating, drinking and being merry.

About the Lisbon Marriott Hotel
Welcoming both business and leisure travelers, the Lisbon Marriott Hotel offers 4-star accommodations, two dining options and 18 distinctive meeting rooms with 2,000 square meters of event space. And with a location among hotels near the Lisbon Airport, its convenience is unmatched. Guests will find themselves just five minutes away from the airport and 10 minutes from the city-center where shopping, museums and the zoo await exploration. But no matter what brings them to town, this hotel always extends a warm welcome at the end of the day. Guests can unwind over cocktails in the Lobby Bar, or indulge in the scenic Citrus Bar & Restaurant's Mediterranean cuisine. A 24-hour fitness center and outdoor pool surrounded by palm trees let visitors adhere to their own agendas, whether it's working out or just relaxing. And the 564 guest rooms and 13 suites include air-conditioning, luxury bedding and high-speed Internet access for a stay that exceeds travelers' expectations.

CONTACT: 
Lisbon Marriott Hotel
Avenida dos Combatentes
Lisbon, 1600-042 Portugal
351-21-7235400
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/lispt-lisbon-marriott-hotel/ 

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