Would you like to pamper yourself in one of the most exciting capitals of Europe? We selected the top 10 luxury hotels in Lisbon so that you’ll get your money’s worth.

Instead of making a safe bet with a chain-branded-hotel you are accustomed to, you should try a Portuguese owned place for the true local atmosphere.

1Pousada de Lisboa

If you like to be in the center of things, Pousada de Lisboa is our pick for you. This hotel is on the top of our list of luxury hotels in Lisbon as it combines cultural heritage with luxury and practicality. Before Antonia Ferro, poet and playwright, came up with Pousada’s concept, the building was a house of kings and ministers. You can still breathe in the old parliament’s air when you walk through the astonishing hallway.

Plus: You can enjoy the sublime view of Lisbon city while relaxing in the hotel’s indoor swimming pool.

2Pestana Palace Lisboa

This luxury hotel in Lisbon was previously a palace and it overlooks the national monument “River Tagus”. “Belle Epoque” decoration of the Pestana Palace will make you feel like royalty. This gorgeously designed hotel also offers gourmet restaurants and two swimming pools.

Did you know: Pop-star Madonna lived here for a few months in 2017.

3Memmo Príncipe Real – Design Hotels

Memmo Príncipe Real has the perfect location to see around the historical attractions. It is situated in Príncipe Real district, one of the most prestigious neighborhoods in Lisbon. Its modern architecture and swimming pool with a panoramic city view will make sure that you enjoy the historical texture of the city while enjoying the luxurious benefits of the 21st century.

Plus: In the hotel’s Café Colonial Restaurant you can try the best flavors of various cuisines around the world.

4Memmo Alfama – Design Hotels

This hotel is as fabulous as its sister hotel “Memmo Príncipe Real”. The hotel is located in the city’s historic center Alfama. It is surrounded by great restaurants with traditional Fado music and it’s a 5-minute walk from São Jorge Castle.

Plus: Its specially designed red outdoor pool will give you the perfect panoramic view.

5Palácio do Governador

Palácio do Governador gives you a chance to live inside the city’s history. It sits on Roman ruins, which are also integrated into the hotel’s design. Its more recent history dates back to the 16th century, the time when Palácio was the house of Belém Tower’s governer.

Plus: The hotel offers pools, a spa, and a beautiful water-mirror garden. Its restaurant makes the guests go through a unique experience of the Portuguese cuisine under vaulted ceilings.

6Tivoli Avenida Liberdade

Tivoli Avenida Liberdade hotel has hosted many celebrities, heads of states, and members of royalty since the day of its establishment. In the 1950s, it was re-designed by renowned architect Pardal Monteiro.

Plus: The swimming pool is located in a beautiful botanical garden which will make you feel like swimming through paradise.

7Bairro Alto Hotel

Located in the center of the old town, Bairro Alto’s architecture brings together contemporary influences with the 18th century’s spirit. Its picturesque rooftop will mesmerize you with a stunning view.

Did you know: The renovation of Bairro Alto is completed as of July 2019 and the hotel is re-opened for guests.

8Hotel Avenida Palace

This grand hotel is the perfect accommodation for those who love a classic setting.

Plus: There are daily concerts where you can listen to various versions of local Fado music.

Other Locations

9Lawrence’s Hotel- Sintra

This boutique hotel with 16 rooms was founded in 1764 and it is the oldest hotel on the Iberian Peninsula. The original design of each room is preserved to this day.

Plus: Poet Lord Byron stayed here!

10Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais and Châteaux- Cascais

Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, this hotel is 32 kilometers away from Lisbon. It is very close to peaceful beaches and it is the perfect hotel for a getaway in tranquility.


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