All participants will be staying at the Hotel dos Templarios for the four nights of our Main Conference in Tomar. The lovely meeting spaces at the Templarios will also be where our plenary and workshop sessions will take place. 


Hotel dos Templarios

The Hotel dos Templarios is located in the heart of Tomar, a five minute walk from the city’s historic center. Tucked into majestic gardens and overlooking the Nabão River and the Convent of Christ, the hotel’s guest rooms each have a balcony and picturesque view of its surroundings. All rooms are also equipped with individually controlled air-conditioning and have bathrooms that let in natural light.

    Four nights’ accommodations:

    June 4-8, 2023

    Double room: $275 per person

    Single room: $450


        • Complementary wifi in guest rooms
        • 24 hour reception
        • Elevator
        • Indoor and outdoor pools
        • Fully equipped gym
        • Sauna and jacuzzi
        • Spa treatments available for booking
        • Room service
        • Laundry service
        • Private transport service (on request)


    The two nights of our Pre-Conference will be spent in Lisbon. 

     We have a limited number of double rooms at the elegant Lisbon Pessoa Hotel, which are available on a first come basis. Please note we are unable to arrange for roommates during the Pre-Conference; you’ll want to reserve this option only if you are already traveling with a companion. 

     Hotel suggestions are provided below for participants not staying at the Pessoa. 


    The Lisbon Pessoa Hotel 

    The Pessoa is a four-star boutique hotel located in the center of Lisbon, close to the Chiado district. Inspired by the life and work of Fernando Pessoa, the hotel celebrates the poet and philosopher in its libraries and literary gatherings and tours. With a sophisticated, contemporary design, and rich in architectural details, rooms at the Pessoa all have air conditioning and complementary wifi. The hotel also features a lovely open-air rooftop lounge.

    Two nights’ accommodations:

    June 2-4, 2023 

    Double room: $320 per person

    Single accommodations are not available at the Pessoa Hotel.


          • 24 hour reception
          • Elevator
          • Indoor pool and sauna
          • Turkish bath
          • Fully equipped gym
          • Spa treatments available for booking
    Lisbon Pessoa Hotel

      Pre-Conference participants not staying at the Pessoa will make their own hotel arrangements in Lisbon for the two nights of June 2nd and 3rd. 

       Self-Booking Your Accommodations in Lisbon:

      When booking your hotel for Lisbon, we recommend researching accommodations in the Chiado or Bairro Alto neighborhoods. This will put you in close proximity to our group and activities at the Hotel Pessoa.

       As a reminder: You’ll want to book a room for the two nights of June 2nd and 3rd (checking in on Friday, June 2nd and checking out after breakfast on Sunday, June 4th)

       To assist you, we’ve compiled a list of hotels within walking distance of the Hotel Pessoa. Please know that we aren’t endorsing any of these options; they’re simply well-reviewed and conveniently located. We’ve also included the walking distance to the Hotel Pessoa.

      Hotel Borges Chiado (3 minutes)

      Brown’s Boutique Hotel (6 minutes) 

      Hotel Lisbon Art Stay (7 minutes) 

      Lift Boutique Hotel (7 minutes)

      Lisboa Prata Hotel (8 minutes)

      behotelisboa (9 minutes)

      LeL Madalena Guesthouse (13 minutes) 



      Please note that accommodations for our Post Conference Journey will be provided in our Welcome Packet, available closer to conference time.


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