Hotel Marquês de Pombal offers you now single, double, twin and superior rooms with parquet, wooden floors in perfect synchrony and harmony with nature.
Mother Nature offers us perfection in the form of precious wood, which are selected and transformed into exclusive flooring so that your everyday surroundings give you the calm and comfort of the purest emotions.
Hotel Marquês de Pombal philosophy is one of deep respect for nature, reason why we choose materials that only uses timber either from certified forests, or at least from sustainable and legal forestry. Composed of 100% natural materials, the multi-layer construction allows to take full advantage of each species, using fewer resources than in solid wood floor production.
The emissions of CO2 are one of the reasons for the climate change. Wood absorbs CO2 from the air and converts this harmful gas into carbon. 1Kg of hardwood absorbs approximately the equivalent of 1,83Kg of CO2 , meaning that 1m2 of the Parquet used by Hotel Marquês de Pombal, with 20mm thickness, stores approximately 27,5Kg of CO2 . This leads to a simple calculation: a typical living room of 35m2 will, in average, neutralize the emission of a car during a one year driving.
Mature wood in the forest will start to rot sooner or later. During this natural process of decomposition the CO2 will be released once again into the environment. To harvest the wood and to use it as timber flooring will continue to keep the CO2 stored for many years. The positive contribution for a better environment is evident.
FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council® ) is an independent, non-governmental, nonprofit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests. The FSC forest certification system is an internationally recognized standard-setting which assures that the wood used in a product derives from an environmental appropriate, socially fair, economical viable production process and in compliance with all applicable laws. The FSC label provides a credible link between responsible production and consumption of forest products, enabling consumers and businesses to make purchasing decisions that benefit people and the environment as well as providing ongoing business value.
The wood floors used by Hotel Marquês de Pombal are certified by FSC.