Accommodation near Benfica Lisbon Football Ground
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Benfica football club is based at the Estadio da Luz football ground or Stadium of Light, located in Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal. It's one of the biggest and most succesful football clubs of Portugal and plays in the Portuguese Primeira Liga.
Various hotels, b&b's, cheaper hostels and flats can be found within easy reach of the football ground. Accommodation offering free WiFi and free car parking within easy reach of the stadium. Some offer (free) shuttle transportation from Lisbon Airport. Lisbon's metro stations are located close by.
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Estadio da Luz Football Stadium - SL Benfica - Lisbon Portugal
The Estádio da Luz in Lisbon replaced the old world famous Luz stadium. The design focuses on the 'light' theme of the stadium's name (taken from the name of the locality) and the surrounding development incorporates facilities for other sports, a swimming pool, restaurants and an entertainment centre. The transparent polycarbonate roof allow the sun's rays to filtrate and enter the arena.
The stadium hosted several matches in the 2004 European Championship, including the final. The stadium of SL Benfica can be visited on a guided stadium tour which takes you around the stadium. The tour include access to the VIP areas, players tunnel, dugouts, and the away team dressing rooms. The tours run at 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 noon, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm, and 4:30 pm, except on match days.
Club -- Sport Lisboa e Benfica or SLB
Club Colours -- Red and White
Nickname SL Benfica -- As Águias (The Eagles)
League -- Primeira Liga
Founded -- February 28, 1904
Stadium -- Estádio da Luz, officially named the Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica and commonly translated as the Stadium of Light
Capacity -- 65,000 seats
Opened -- 2003
Location -- The Estadio da Luz is situated in the northern part of Lisbon and is well served by the city's road system. The stadium lies adjacent to the E1 (Av. General Norton de Matos) motorway.
Address -- Av. General Norton De Matos 1500, Lisboa Portugal
Website -- SLB Benfica
Most league appearances -- Nené (802)
Most league goals -- Eusébio (638)
Record victory -- Benfica 13-1 AD Sanjoanense (Primeira Divisão, 27 April 1947)
Record defeat -- Sporting Clube de Portugal 7-1 Benfica (Primeira Divisão, 14 December 1986)
Air Connections : Lisbon International Airport is 15 min. away.
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Cheap hotels near stadium of light Benfica
SANA Malhoa Hotel - ( 2.6 km from Football Stadium Benfica Lisbon )
Wonderfully different and artfully designed, presents something you have never experienced before.
Novotel Lisboa - ( 2.7 km from Estadio da Luz Football Stadium Benfica )
Hotel renovated in 2006, located in the city center, 100 m away from Praça de Espanha, 7 km from the international airport, near by several tourist attractions and public transportation.
Hotel Mercure Lisboa - ( 2.4 km from Estadio da Luz of S.L. Benfica )
Travel across Lisbon from this central hotel with good road links, near Sete Rios and Praça de Espanha metro stations.