If you’re looking for a place to visit that has it all, Lisbon is the city for you. From historical castles to pristine beaches to fantastic food and wine, Lisbon has something for everyone. Before deciding where to stay in Lisbon, make sure to check out the ultimate Lisbon Travel Guide.
Staying in Old Town Lisbon (downtown) is generally the easiest place to stay because it gives you the flexibility to explore Lisbon, but also has access to public transportation which allows you to explore the surrounding areas.
Portugal is one of the most affordable destinations in Europe, and here I will go over where to stay in Lisbon that can fit any budget.
Before booking your first trip to Portugal, make sure to check out the Best Time to Travel to Portugal and the Portugal Travel Guide.
Here are the best hotels to stay at in Lisbon!
Luxury Hotels in Lisbon
The Vintage Lisbon
Luxury Within the City
The Vintage Lisbon is a boutique hotel that celebrates the beauty of Lisbon. Everything in the hotel has been inspired by local Portuguese artisans.
Each room comes with its very own bar cart including a complimentary gin and tonic kit. Guests can start their day with a continental breakfast before getting a session in at the gym or booking an experience in Lisbon such as a class on cooking or windsurfing.
The Vintage Lisbon offers two bars, a restaurant, a spa, swimming pool, and is within walking distance of most attractions in Lisbon. The Vintage is perfect for those wanting a luxurious stay within the city.
Santiago de Alfama
Castelo de São Jorge
View of the River
Located in the oldest and most characteristic district of Lisbon, Santiago de Alfama offers guests panoramic views of the city and a short walk to the historical Sao Jorge Castle.
This boutique hotel has an on-site restaurant offering an a-la-carte menu or breakfast in your room. They are happy to arrange for you a transfer from the airport, babysitting or spa services, or a beautiful river tour on the hotel’s cruiser, Idle-Vice.
Santiago de Alfama is the choice for those wanting to have a beautiful view of the river in an idyllic hotel.
Apartment-Style Hotel Room
If you’re looking for a small luxury hotel in Lisbon’s cultural and bohemian district Bairro Alto, The Lumiares is the place for you! Each room is apartment-style and equipped with a kitchenette, oven, and dishwasher.
The highlight of the hotel is the rooftop deck which offers amazing views, food, and drinks. There is an on-site spa and fitness center which gives you a place to unwind after a long day of exploring Lisbon.
The Lumiares is a great stay for those that would like to be in the heart of Lisbon with an apartment-style hotel room!
Mid-Range Hotels in Lisbon
1908 Lisboa Hotel
Castelo de São Jorge
1908 Lisboa Hotel gives guests a local experience in one of Lisbon’s most up-and-coming neighborhoods. It gains its name from being housed in a completely renovated 1908 award-winning building.
Guests will start their day with an included breakfast at the hotel’s restaurant and then can visit the on-site art gallery. The location is a bit north of many of the attractions, but they can be easily reached via the metro which is a 2-minute walk from the hotel.
1908 Lisboa is the perfect choice for those wishing to be in a quieter neighborhood, yet a short distance from the busy Lisbon area.
Hotel da Baixa
Rossio Train Station
Easy Access to Tourist Sites
Known for its façade of green Portuguese tiles, Hotel da Baixa offers guests one of the best central locations in Lisbon’s historic district just a short walk from the Santa Justa Elevator and Rossio Square.
The hotel offers 66 spacious rooms with each floor inspired by a different Portuguese figure to help you learn about Portuguese history. Guests can enjoy the comforts of their modern room or enjoy opening a book near the fireplace of the hotel’s library.
Hotel da Baixa is good for those that want to have easy access to tourist sites and many restaurants and cafes.
Avenida da Liberdade
Lisbon’s Most Exclusive Street
Located in the upscale shopping district of Avenida da Liberdade, Valverde Hotel allows guests a tranquil stay with a mix of retro details and antiques.
Visitors can experience Portuguese cuisine with the daily menu at the on-site restaurant and patio as well as live Fado music on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Each room comes with its own bathrobe, slippers, and Delta coffee machine.
The Valverde offers a fitness center and outdoor pool. This is the best hotel for you if you are looking for a stay on Lisbon’s most exclusive street!
Budget Hotels in Lisbon
Lisbon Cheese and Wine Suites
Guests are greeted with complimentary cheese and wine upon arrival showcasing some of Lisbon’s finest cuisine. Located just outside the busy historic district in Santos, guests can reach downtown by a leisurely stroll or tram.
Guests have their pick of restaurants and bars in the neighborhood. The hotel offers a variety of rooms from suites to apartments – some including breakfast.
Lisbon Cheese and Wine Suites is the perfect hotel if you’re looking for an off-the-beaten-path stay!
Sant Jordi Hostels Lisbon
Viewpoint of Monte Agudo
A Nice Hostel Experience
Sant Jordi Hostels Lisbon is in the Intendente neighborhood in a beautiful historic building. Guests can take advantage of the fast wifi, guest kitchen, tranquil patio, and on-site bar.
Sant Jordi Hostels Lisbon offers private rooms and dormitories. Ensuite rooms are available. All rooms include lockers and linens. Guests can add many evening activities to their booking to experience all that Lisbon has to offer.
Bursting with vintage-inspired décor, Sant Jordi Hotels should be the choice for those that want high-end facilities while still getting the hostel experience.
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