by Santorini Dave • Updated: December 17, 2018
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The 12 Best Hotels in Lisobon
Opulent historic hotel with neoclassical architecture, in an excellent city center location close to Rossio train station, featuring charming, classically decorated rooms and suites with striped wallpapers, gilded bedheads, antique prints, marble bathtubs, mini-bars and beautiful courtyard or panoramic city views. Buffet breakfast is included in all room rates. Suites add living rooms and the top-end Palace suites add complimentary (one-way) airport transfers, hydromassage bathtubs, ipads and espresso & tea machines. Many sights, shopping, bars, restaurants and more are an easy walk away. Hotel Phone: +351 213 218 100.
Classy hotel set on a hill, beautifully decorated with contemporary Portugese art and 18th-century replica furnishings, featuring large, elegant rooms and suites with marble bathrooms, private bars and good-sized furnished terraces (some) with dramatic views of the nearby park, Lisbon old town, the river, hotel gardens and more. Suites add separate dressing areas, imperial-style interiors, additional terraces & large foyers depending on the category and high-end suites feature kitchenettes & ipod stations. Hotel has a unique, outdoor, rooftop running track with spectacular 360-degree city views. Convenient location away from noisy traffic, yet close enough to easily get to major tourist hot spots. Hotel Phone: +351 219 381 1400.
Regal, 19th-century palace turned luxury hotel, with stunning, sumptuous, antique-filled interiors, featuring aristrocratic, oldworld charm, rooms and suites individually decorated in different styles (Art deco, Colonial, Algarvian, Neo-Classic) having marble bathrooms with bathtubs, coffee machines (some) and mini-bars. Palace wing rooms & suites, all set on the higher floors, depending on the category, have Juliet/small balconies/large terraces, hand painted tiles, living rooms, jacuzzis and magnificent garden/city/river views. Garden wing rooms & suites overlook the river/garden/pool and villa rooms & suites have their own private garden (some). Hotel Phone: +351 213 949 494.
Chic, small luxury hotel enjoying a fantastic location in the city center facing the famous Praça do Comércio square, featuring sophisticated, small rooms and suites with wooden floors, high ceilings, mini-bars, balconies (some) and impressive views. Corner rooms are especially bright. Top-end suites have the most space, marble bathtubs and 2 balconies with river & square views. Many attractions are within walking distance. Hotel Phone: +351 218 442 001.
Sleek riverside hotel in the Belém area featuring large, ultra-modern, themed rooms and suites with illustrated wall panels, Nespresso coffee machines, bathtubs, blackout blinds, mini-bars and garden/river views. Upgraded rooms have private balconies or balconies with jacuzzis and suites add living rooms. Hotel has an on-site Michelin star restaurant, luxurious spa with a Hammam & more and is within easy walking distance of top Belem attractions such as the Belem tower, Jeronimos Monastery. Has a shuttle service to the city center. Hotel Phone: +351 210 400 200.
Vibrant, century-old, boutique hotel in a trendy neighbourhood, steps away from the Cais do Sodre railway station, featuring bright, artsy, small rooms and more spacious suites with mini-bars, ipod docking stations and fantastic city/river views. The top-end rooftop suites add sitting areas, bathtubs and furnished balconies. Close to historical sites, galleries, museums, restaurants, bars, cafés and shops. Hotel Phone: +351 21 347 43 94.
Enjoying a fabulous, super central location, near Rossio square, this charmingly designed hotel features eclectic, well-lit rooms and studios with funky wall art, mini-bars, ipod docks, tea/coffee makers, included breakfast and balconies (some). Studios add kitchenettes. Easy to get to metros, trams, boutiques, cafes and historical areas on foot. Hotel Phone: +351 213 470 918.
Stylish, high-tech hotel, with self check-in, urban art displays and attractive, space-efficient, ultra-modern rooms featuring black out shades, smartphone app/tv interface controls for lighting, temperature and curtains, speaker systems, HDMI, USB & Bluetooth connection panels, window-side seating areas, open plan bathrooms and city views. Do note that the open plan bathrooms are essentially opaque glass shower and toilet cubicles within the room (with privacy curtains) which may not suit everyone’s tastes. Close to a metro station with the city center easily accessible via metro/taxi. Hotel phone: +351 211 590 200.
Snazzy, modern boutique hotel, in an excellent central location a short walk away from Rossio square, featuring tasteful, blue & white toned rooms and suites with Portuguese tiles, digital scales and mini-bars. Suites add sitting areas and round soaking tubs. A tram line, railway station, top historical sights, shops, cafes and more are within easy walking distance. Hotel Phone: +351 21 884 21 20.
Enjoying an outstanding location overlooking the historic Rossio square, this quirky boutique hotel features uniquely themed (& scented) floors (Urban, Zen, Tribe & Pop) with appropriately decorated, chic, compact rooms and suites having Nespresso coffee machines, included breakfast and mini-bars. Upgraded rooms add small balconies with street or Rossio square views (recommended). Suites add seating areas, hydromassage bathtubs and Playstations. Surrounding area is very lively and has many public transport options, major sights (short stroll), bars, restaurants, stores and more. Hotel Phone: + 351 213 240 990.
Contemporary hotel with a good range of sleek, rooms and suites with muted tones, floor-to-ceiling windows and coffee & tea facilities. Depending on the category, upgraded rooms have Executive club lounge access, Nespresso coffee machines and upgraded suites have walk-in wardrobes, bathtubs, Executive club lounge access and superb views of the 18th Century Aqueduct and the Monsanto Nature Park. Close to a metro station and within walking distance of the zoo and the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum. Also has an outstanding spa with acqua therapy facilities (sensory experiences). Hotel Phone: +351 21 7236363.
Slightly dated, well-maintained hotel, facing the Eduardo VII park, having a good range of comfortable rooms and suites with marble bathrooms, tea/coffee facilities, mini-bars and panoramic park/river and city views. Upgraded rooms have Nespresso machines, charging stations (USB connections), exclusive lounge access with complimentary breakfast, depending on the category. Suites add lounge areas/sitting rooms, unique circular bathtubs, lounge access. Close to a metro station. Hotel Phone: +351 21 3818700.
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