The best hotels in Lisbon for every budget
Looking for the best hotels in Lisbon? Want value for money and style? Here are the best accommodation in Portugal's coastal capital, whether you're a backpacker on a budget searching for a cheap hostel near the city centre, or a savvy shopper searching for a spa hotel close to the boutique-filled Avenida da Liberdade. Take your pick!
Budget hotels and hostels in Lisbon
Backpackers looking for Lisbon's best hostels have been checking into this place for years. It's run by a local family with a wealth of knowledge about Lisbon's best bars, restaurants and museums, and the Marques de Pombal and the famous Avenida da Liberdade are just a short walk away. The hostel's regular events make it a great place for solo backpackers - on Mondays every guest gets a free milkshake and there are regular film nights too. Accommodation-wise, there are dorm rooms along with private rooms with en-suite bathrooms.
Marques de Pombal
From £12* a night per bed
This gorgeous hostel has perks you'd associate with Lisbon's best boutique hotels. To start with, there's a beautiful rooftop pool and terrace, and the property is surrounded by an organic garden which is also home to a cocktail bar. And if you're looking for a hostel near Lisbon's Cais do Sodre train station, you're in luck - the property is right inside. It's also a rather environmentally friendly affair, with a big emphasis on recycling and the use of low-energy LED lighting.
Cais do Sodré Train and Metro Station
From £11 a night per bed
This centrally-located hotel is popular with families, but it's also one of Lisbon's best business hotels. It's just a 15-minute drive from the airport, and the business centre can accommodate 400 people in seven meeting rooms. The Alameda and Saldanha metro stations are within walking distance, and you're just two stops away from some of Lisbon's top attractions, including the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum and the landscaped expanses of the Parque Eduardo VII. The hotel's Vasco da Gama restaurant is where to head for enormous buffet breakfasts, while the rooftop Highview Bar is a great place to soak up the views over Lisbon.
Avenida Antonio Jose de Almeida
From £55 a night per double room
Mid-range and boutique hotels in Lisbon
One of Lisbon's best airport hotels, the four-star Tryp Lisboa Aeroporto Hotel has a huge business centre, four types of room (including family rooms) and a beautiful cocktail lounge. When it's time to recharge, head to the enormous spa, where you'll find several swimming pools, a Jacuzzi, hydro-massage facilities, sauna and Turkish bath. The city's compact size means that although the airport is just a short walk away, the city centre is, too. Lisbon's Aerobus service, which connects the airport with the city centre and nearby hotels, stops just outside.
From £87 a night per double room
One of Lisbon's best city centre hotels, the 577-room Lisbon Marriott has a pool and gymnasium and is popular with all types of traveller. It's ideal if you're visiting the city on business, thanks to the 16 meeting rooms and video conferencing facilities, and if you're a fan of the finer things in life, you can opt for the executive floor - check into one of these rooms and you'll enjoy several perks, including access to the executive lounge. There are two restaurants to choose from: the Tapas & Tiles bar and the Citrus Grill.
Where: Avenida da Liberdade
Rooms: From £94 a night per double room
This gorgeous hotel is somewhat of a Lisbon institution. It's been welcoming guests since 1933, and has hosted some of the world's most recongnisable celebrities. Although it's just a short walk from the Avenida da Liberdade, the hotel feels more like a country house, thanks to a courtyard, semi-tropical garden and some of the city's largest hotel rooms. The Tivoli's restaurants have always been a hit with Lisbon's beautiful people, who come to the French Brasserie Flo for elegant brunches or to the rooftop restaurant, Terraço, for fine dining.
Av. da Liberdade
From £113 a night per double room
Luxury hotels in Lisbon
This five-star hotel in Lisbon is ideal if you're planning on indulging in some retail therapy - it's on the Avenida da Liberdade, which is where you'll find Lisbon's finest boutiques. The decor of this particular Sofitel was inspired by the renaissance, so expect lots of polished wood, golds and deep reds. Locals have been flocking to the hotel's French-themed Adlib restaurant for decades, and the Intra-Muros bar is the ideal spot for a pre-dinner cocktail.
Av. da Liberdade
From £117 per room
This beautiful century-old hotel overlooks the River Tagus, and it's just metres from some of the city's biggest draws, including Comerico Square. It's one of Lisbon's hippest hotels, with a modern, minimalist interior which offers various nods to Portugal's past - there are floors inspired by the country's literary legends as well as its musicians. Bag one of the front-facing rooms and you'll enjoy views across Lisbon's terracotta rooftops and of the Tagus river. Sustenance-wise, the hotel has a sushi restaurant and a cosy bar.
Cais do Sodre
From £122 a night per double room
There are just 28 rooms at this stunning hotel, which is housed in an eighteenth-century building on the historic Praça do Município. It's another hotel famous for its culinary offerings - in this case, the Almalusa Baixa's deli, Delfina. Rooms are modern and luxurious and are designed to reflect the setting, whether it's the toiletries from Portugese brand Castelbel or the impossibly fluffy towels from local designer Lima Mayer.
From £155 a night per double room
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*Published April 2017. Any prices are lowest estimated prices only, for flights in February, and are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change and/or availability.