Choosing where to stay in Lisbon is not a big challenge, but it requires some attention. The availability of accommodation is vast, and in general, it is pretty easy to get around the city. Try to stay close to the subway or public transportation, and you will be well located. 

Lisbon is in a moment of enthusiasm, and knowing the city’s strategic points, according to your interests, will help you make the most of your stay.

Stay tuned! In the summer and during the week of Web Summit, Europe’s largest technology conference, there is a lot of demand for hotels in Lisbon, so it is worth booking well in advance.

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Best districts and regions to stay in Lisbon

To help you choose a place to stay in Lisbon, we have divided this list into 5 main districts and metropolitan areas by type of accommodations.

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Where to stay in Lisbon: Baixa de Lisboa/Chiado

With easy access to many points of interest, Baixa is the city’s old center, rebuilt after an earthquake in the late 18th century. Its squares with palaces, the Arco da Rua Augusta and elevators with access to Bairro Alto and Chiado make the walkthrough of Baixa worthwhile. A lively neighborhood with several options of restaurants and affordable hotels.

Accommodation in Baixa de Lisboa and Chiado


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Corpo Santo Lisbon Historical Hotel

With an excellent location, this five-star hotel is one of the best-rated in Lisbon. Large and comfortable rooms, jacuzzi, gym, restaurant available all day long, quality breakfast, and many historical pieces in its surroundings.

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Boutique Hotels

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LX Boutique Hotel

Classic furniture in themed rooms in a Lisbon mansion, some with a view of the Tagus River, set the charming touch of the LX Boutique Hotel. The hotel is in a strategic location, between Chiado and Baixa.

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Le Consulat

Le Consulat’s rooms were decorated in partnership with Lisbon galleries. The hotel itself is an art gallery, with plenty of art pieces adorning the rooms and exhibition space on the second floor.

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Feels Like Home Chiado

Feels Like Home is a chain of studios and suites with hotel service and breakfast. The Chiado unit is very well located and a great option to stay in Lisbon.

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GS Chiado Boutique Studios & Suites

Hotel service is also available at GS, but they don’t serve breakfast. Room options range from suites to 80 square meter apartments. Some rooms are equipped with kitchens perfect for quick meals.

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Draft & Rooms

Simple atmosphere, excellent location, and shared beds with individual curtains that can be closed for more privacy.

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Home Lisbon Hostel

Very well rated by their guests, the Home Lisbon Hostel has nice decor, a TV room, library, dining room, and a very functional and beautiful kitchen.

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Where to stay in Lisbon: Bairro Alto 

Bairro Alto is traditionally one of Lisbon’s bohemian neighborhoods. With several restaurants, cafes, bars, and fado houses, the Bairro Alto breathes Portuguese tradition in its streets. There is also São Pedro de Alcântara’s viewpoint, with a fantastic sight of the Tejo River and the lower town.

Accommodation in Bairro Alto


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The Lumiares Hotel & SPA

Overlooking the Tagus River and São Jorge Castle simultaneously, The Lumiares is a 5-star luxury hotel with well-decorated and spacious apartments.

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Bairro Alto Hotel

Lisbon’s traditional 5-star hotel, the Bairro Alto Hotel, with an award-winning restaurant. The hotel is housed in a historic 18th-century building; some of the rooms overlook the Tagus River.

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Boutique Hotels

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Lisbon Colours Bairro Alto

Apartments with 1 or 2 bedrooms and hotel services. Lisbon Colours Hotel has a beautiful view and modern decoration. The apartments are well-furnished and complete for a perfect stay.

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Dear Lisbon Palace

Another Lisbon classic, Dear Lisbon Palace is also in a historical mansion, with few rooms and a sense of exclusivity. The atmosphere is like being in a traditional house with the breakfast served in the rooms.

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Simple and Cosy

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Inn Bairro Alto

The Inn Bairro Alto is a B&B with all the vibe of a boutique hotel, but with a budget hotel price.

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Dear Lisbon Charming House 

With spacious themed rooms, the Dear Lisbon Charming House has incredible decorations with artwork that recaptures Portuguese history in its common areas.

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Vacation Homes

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Lisbon Lifestyle House

Very well located. This studio has a fully equipped kitchen, a parking space, and a large window that allows it to be well-lit and highlights its decoration in wood and white.

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Grapes & Bites – Hostel and Wines

If you are looking for a great place to socialize, Grapes & Bites is a great choice. Its furniture and layout were designed for sharing moments. Also, there is a fantastic wine cellar on the first floor.

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Lookout Lisbon!

Installed in an old house with furniture made of demolition wood, Lookout Lisbon is located in front of the São Pedro de Alcântara viewpoint.

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Where to stay in Lisbon: Príncipe Real 

Today, Príncipe Real is one of the trendiest neighborhoods in Lisbon, featuring a mix of tradition and modernity. There is a large offer of restaurants and bars. One of the most exciting places is the “Embaixada”. It features a restaurant in the courtyard of the Ribeiro Cunha Palace, with many stores scattered around worth a visit.

Accommodation in Príncipe Real


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Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Lisboa

With the standard service of a five-star hotel, the Tivoli Avenida has a rooftop bar with a beautiful view of Lisbon. On the top floor, there is also a solarium and a restaurant serving international and Portuguese cuisine.

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The Vintage Hotel & Spa

The Hotel Lisboa Plaza is just two blocks from Avenida Liberdade. Its top floor stands out and lives up to its 5-star rating with a small spa and bar to enjoy the view and a glass of good wine. 

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Boutique Hotels

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Hotel Lisboa Plaza – Lisbon Heritage Collection

The special touch of Lisboa Plaza is reflected in its typically Portuguese decorated rooms, a living room, and library. Everything is very home-like, but with the best services that a good hotel can offer.

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Casa Oliver Boutique B&B

With retro decoration, this B&B has a privileged location to visit the area and access the other sights of Lisbon, besides having a fantastic view of the city.

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Casa de São Mamede Hotel 

The Hotel Casa de São Mamede is typically Portuguese, installed in a small house from the 16th century. Its colorful tiles, furniture, and stained glass windows give you the feeling of being in an authentic Portuguese home from centuries ago.

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Hotel Alegria

With lots of colors, spacious rooms, and a touch of exclusivity, the Alegria Hotel also has Portuguese antique pieces. In addition, it is located at a strategic point to get around the city.

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Royal Prince Hostel

The Royal Prince has curtains on the beds in the shared rooms for more privacy with a large terrace and pool table. Guests can also use the laundry facilities at an extra charge.

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Green Heart Hostel

With several ecological and sustainable initiatives, the Green Heart is housed in a building that has been restored with preserved floors and tiles. The beds in the private rooms are made from pallets, which are ecologically sustainable, beautiful, and comfortable. 

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Where to stay in Lisbon: Alfama 

Alfama is one of the oldest and most traditional neighborhoods of Lisbon. Its architecture, alleys, and color already invite you to walk through its crooked and steep streets. 

In the Alfama area, you can find some of the city’s most emblematic points, such as the Chafariz d’el Rei, the first one in town; the sumptuous São Vicente de Fora Church, inaugurated in the 16th century; and the São Estevão Belvedere to enjoy a beautiful view of Lisbon and the Tagus River.

Accommodation in Alfama 


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Santiago de Alfama

This 5-star has a fantastic view with a restaurant and bar renowned for their excellence. The decoration of the rooms is typical of a five-star hotel with touches of the Portuguese city.

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Eurostars Museums

A proper 5-star museum, with a permanent exhibition of archeological pieces and a temporary space with contemporary works. And, even though it is in historical construction, its environments have a very modern decoration.

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Boutique Hotels

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Dalma Old Town Suites 

Located close to the São Jorge viewpoint, the Dalma Town Suites offers rooms and studios with a super-exclusive decoration blending classic pieces with modern concepts.

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Hotel Convento do Salvador

Set inside a former convent, the Hotel Convento do Salvador has modern décor and artwork by contemporary Portuguese artists. The hotel is located in one of the area’s charming alleys.

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Simple and Cozy

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Alfama Lisbon Lounge Suites

At the door of Alfama Lisbon Lounge Suites, you can take the traditional Lisbon Tram, allowing easy access to other parts of the city. Simple rooms with a small kitchen. The hotel has suites and 1 or 2 bedroom apartments available.

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Lisbon Unique Apartments

Lisbon Unique combines the comfort of apartments with hotel service. In addition, the location is easily accessible to other tourist areas of Lisbon. All apartments have a balcony, some facing the National Pantheon.

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No Limit Alfama Guesthouse

A simple guesthouse but highly rated by its guests and with an excellent location, No Limit has female-only shared rooms as well as private ones.

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Where to stay in Lisbon: Belém

Belém is one of the most famous neighborhoods in Lisbon, either for its rich history or for the famous pastéis de Nata (custard tarts), which there, and only there, is proudly called pastéis de Belém. In addition, the area houses the Monument of the Discovery, the beautiful Jeronimos Monastery built in 1502, and the Belém Tower. 

Beyond the sightseeings, the neighborhood is known for its many restaurants specializing in seafood and other region’s traditional dishes.

Accommodation in Belém 


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Palácio do Governador

Stay in a real palace with the refinement of a 5-star hotel, a spa, and well-preserved areas of the old palace.

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Altis Belém Hotel & SPA

Another 5-star option is the Altis Belém Hotel & SPA. Located on the bank of the Tagus River, its architecture is differentiated. With bright rooms and full glass windows, you will enjoy a view of the river and the beautiful marina.

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Boutique Hotels

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Geronimo Guest House Belém

The careful details in the decoration, a home look with hotel comforts, suites with balconies (some of them facing the Tagus River) make your stay in Geronimo Guest House quite an experience.

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Casa Amarela Belém

Comfort and structure of a house with decoration that brings picturesque details. Casa Amarela Belém also offers rooms with a balcony.

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Simple and Cozy

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Famous Crown Suites Lisboa

The Famous Crown Suites Lisboa is a classic hotel with both suites and studios. The studios are equipped with a simple kitchen. Still, with all the comfort you need to stay well.

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Ver Belém Suítes

Com uma decoração leve e opções de quartos com varandas, o Ver Belém Suítes fica próximo do emblemático Mosteiro dos Jerônimos em um boulevard com vários restaurantes e lojas.

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Vacation Homes

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Casa Boma

On the border between Belem and Lapa is Casa Boma on a quiet street without any large buildings. The house has one bedroom, a fully equipped kitchen, and bright decor with lots of white.

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Impact House Belém

The Impact House is focused on sustainability with a renewable energy source and CO² emission compensation through waste composting. The furniture is made with demolition wood, and everything is well cared for.

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