The 22 Best Boutique Hotels and Guesthouses in Lisbon by Neighbourhood

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The 22 Best Boutique Hotels and Guesthouses in Lisbon by Neighbourhood

Boutique Hotels in Chiado, Bairro Alto & Baixa

Chiado and Baixa are the “downtown” neighbourhoods of Lisbon, known for their historic monuments, shopping, cafes, and restaurants. Bairro Alto is a picturesque neighbourhood that has traditionally been the city's bohemian haunt for artists and writers. At nighttime, its narrow streets and bars are filled with a young party crowd. Discover some of the best boutique hotels in Chiado, Bairro Alto & Baixa.

Pátio do Tijolo
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Pátio do Tijolo

Pátio do Tijolo is a 24-room boutique hotel that offers a hidden retreat in the centre of Lisbon. The hotel's design centres around its communal spaces, such as the garden patio, the kitchen and the 'Loureiro' lounge area. The interior spaces reveal a minimalist design with a neutral colour scheme punctuated by wood accents and soft textiles. The rooms, available in standard, superior, and family suite options, feature king-size beds or separate beds, with some boasting large windows and balconies that open up to the Lisbon skyline.

Pátio do Tijolo is a hidden boutique hotel in the heart of Lisbon, with a tranquil patio and rooms with beautiful views.

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The Ivens
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The Ivens

The Ivens Hotel is a five-star hotel set in an iconic 19th-century building in Chiado with 87 rooms, a buzzing bar and fun jungle vibes. Inspired by the expeditions of 19th-century explorers Roberto Ivens and Hermenegildo Capelo, the hotel's decoration pays homage to Portugal's Golden Age of Discovery, with rooms decorated in the colours and materials of the period. With views of the city or river, the rooms are all lit by Lisbon's beautiful light.

A five-star hotel set in an iconic 19th-century building in Lisbon with 87 rooms, a buzzing bar and fun jungle vibes.

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Palácio Ludovice
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Palácio Ludovice

Palácio Ludovice Wine Hotel is a luxurious five-star boutique hotel in Lisbon, offering 61 individually designed rooms and suites, gastronomic experiences, wine tastings, and grapevine wellness treatments. The hotel, a former private residence of an 18th-century architect, has been transformed by Miguel Câncio Martins, blending original XVIII-century elements with a contemporary touch, and includes grand décor with hand-painted tiles and carved wood.

A five-star boutique hotel in the centre of Lisbon, set in the former residence of Mr. Ludovice, architect to King João V.

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Casa das Janelas com Vista
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Casa das Janelas com Vista

A Casa das Janelas com Vista is a cosy B&B tucked away on a peaceful street in Bairro Alto. The house is artistically decorated, where modern and designer furniture meets retro decor. Some of the rooms at 'The House of the Windows with a View' offer gorgeous views over a grid of steep cobblestoned streets, red-roofed townhouses, and the Tagus River in the distance. With only 12 rooms, six can be combined to make family suites.

A beautiful B&B with superb views in a peaceful street in the hip Bairro Alto.

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The Lisboans Apartments
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The Lisboans Apartments

These serviced stylish apartments are set in a stunning townhouse right in the heart of Downtown Lisbon's Baixa neighbourhood, a stone's throw away from the best historical sightings. All the accommodation types showcase their exclusive interior design, with a choice of one to two bedrooms, and every living room comes furnished with a sofa bed. Daily cleaning, laundry services and breakfast are included, which is a lovely touch.

These serviced stylish apartments in Downtown Lisbon's Baixa neighbourhood are set in a beautifully restored 19th-century factory.

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The Lumiares Hotel & Spa
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The Lumiares Hotel & Spa

The Lumiares is a five-star boutique hotel and spa in Bairro Alto, designed in collaboration with local artists and designers to offer a "local" design approach. The hotel features six self-contained studios, spacious suites, charming mezzanines, stylish two-bedroom suites, a Glória Suite, and corner penthouses. All rooms have fully fitted kitchens, and the spa offers high-quality treatments, a sauna, and a steam room.

A stylish boutique hotel and spa located in the buzzing Bairro Alto neighbourhood, in the heart of Lisbon.

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Bairro Alto Hotel
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Bairro Alto Hotel

Bairro Alto Hotel is a luxurious five-star boutique hotel in the heart of Lisbon, surrounded by the bohemian Bairro Alto and Chiado neighbourhoods. The hotel offers comfortable rooms and suites, carefully designed with modern touches and traditional Portuguese features. The hotel's location is perfect for exploring Lisbon's historic centre, and there are several dining options available on-site, including BAHR & Terrace - a rooftop bar with some of the best views of the city.

A five-star hotel set in an 18th-century building in the heart of the iconic Chiado neighbourhood and the lively Bairro Alto.

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Verride Palácio Santa Catarina
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Verride Palácio Santa Catarina

Verride Palácio Santa Catarina offers a blend of palace-like vintage details with modern comforts. With radiant heated floors throughout, large windows, plenty of natural light, Esop amenities, elegant bathrooms and custom furnishings, with a predominance of Portuguese materials. The rooftop features sweeping 360º views, not to mention the swimming pool which overlooks the charming neighbourhood and the Tagus river.

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Raw Culture Art & Lofts Bairro Alto
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Raw Culture Art & Lofts Bairro Alto

Thirteen unique, stylish lofts decorated with the owner’s private art collection. A project born from the acquisition of an old Portuguese Press Printing facility in buzzing Bairro Alto. À la carte and vegan breakfast offered.

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Boutique Hotels in Príncipe Real

Príncipe Real is a trendy residential neighbourhood bustling with boutique stores, gardens, and cool restaurants. Príncipe Real is also home to one of the very best boutique hotels in Lisbon.

Memmo Príncipe Real
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Memmo Príncipe Real

Memmo Príncipe Real is a sleek and warm five-star boutique hotel located in the fashionable Príncipe Real neighbourhood of Lisbon. Designed by Portuguese architect Samuel Torres de Carvalho, it features 41 elegant bedrooms, some with outdoor fireplaces on the terrace. The interiors are decorated in luxurious and warm tones of green velvet, local limestone, oak floors and chandeliers from Santa & Cole. The hotel's collection of contemporary art by Portuguese artists showcases the neighbourhood's noble heritage.

A five-star contemporary boutique hotel with an old-world soul, in the fashionable district of Príncipe Real in Lisbon.

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Boutique Hotels in Alfama & Graça

Alfama is Lisbon’s oldest and most picturesque neighbourhood. Graça, an old neighbourhood built on the hilltops, is filled with tiny streets and charming views. Discover the best boutique hotels in Alfama and Graça with our top picks below.

Memmo Alfama
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Memmo Alfama

Memmo Alfama is considered one of the best hotels in Lisbon. It was the first boutique hotel to open in the city's oldest neighbourhood, Alfama. The hotel's 42 bright and breezy rooms are inspired by a contemporary Nordic style with Portuguese touches. Memmo Alfama is still a hidden treasure, tucked away in a maze of cobbled streets, featuring a red infinity plunge pool with a bar and glorious views over Alfama and the Tagus River.

A boutique hotel in Lisbon with a lovely rooftop pool bar in the picturesque and soulful Alfama.

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Dona Graça
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Dona Graça

Dona Graça offers gorgeous boutique serviced apartments in the heart of Graça, an old and charming neighbourhood built on the hilltops of Lisbon. This elegant and intimate 19th-century house offers eight stunning independent apartments with a peaceful atmosphere. The well-kept secret here is the private orange tree garden with a swimming pool, perfect for recharging after a busy day walking up and down the hills of Lisbon. Breakfast is delivered daily to your door.

Gorgeous boutique apartments in the heart of Graça, an old and charming neighbourhood built on the hilltops of Lisbon.

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Boutique Hotels in Amoreiras & Estrela

Amoreiras and Estrela are two charming residential neighbourhoods offering a genuine slice of Lisbon life. Amoreiras, located northwest of Lisbon's city centre, is also known for its 1980s Amoreiras Shopping Center. Estrela, a bit further south, is home to a picturesque park, popular among locals and a great spot for people-watching. Discover the best hotels in Amoreiras and Estrela with our top picks.

Sublime Lisboa
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Sublime Lisboa

Sublime Comporta has opened a sister hotel Lisbon, in the residential neighbourhood of Amoreiras. Sublime Lisboa is a boutique hotel with 15 rooms and suites set in an elegant Portuguese 20th-century townhouse. Each room features unique decor and handpicked objects, ranging in size from 30 to 56 square metres. The hotel offers a high-end concierge service to help guests design a personalised itinerary and make the most of their stay in Lisbon.

Sublime Lisboa is a 15-room designer boutique hotel set in an elegant old Portuguese townhouse, nestled in the residential area of Amoreiras.

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Hotel das Amoreiras
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Hotel das Amoreiras

Discover a peaceful oasis in the heart of Lisbon at Hotel das Amoreiras, a "small grand hotel" with views of the verdant Amoreiras garden. There are 17 beautifully decorated rooms featuring personally selected works of art and fine materials such as Portuguese marble, velvet, and wood. The hotel's breakfast is sourced from small, family-owned local producers.

Tucked away in a peaceful square, Hotel das Amoreiras exudes the warmth of a countryside home with an international twist.

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toc toc toc Lisboa
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toc toc toc Lisboa

Self-described as a mix between a boutique hotel and a guest house, Toc Toc Toc Lisboa offers ten unique rooms, each adorned with eclectic treasures from around the world. There's also a charming garden where you can enjoy a tranquil atmosphere away from the city's hustle and bustle.

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Boutique Hotels in Av. da Liberdade

Avenida da Liberdade is a luxurious tree-lined avenue comprising upscale designer shops and Lisbon's best fine dining restaurants. Discover the best boutique hotels in Amoreiras and Avenida da Liberdade with our top picks below.

Hotel Hotel
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Hotel Hotel

​​Hotel Hotel is a boutique hotel located a stone’s throw away from upscale Avenida da Liberdade in downtown Lisbon. It is housed in a restored 19th-century building with a pretty green tile-adorned facade. The rooms at Hotel Hotel are decorated with a modern minimalist aesthetic, with bespoke artworks by local artists and designers adorning their walls.

A 40-bedroom boutique hotel with a pretty outdoor terrace and swimming pool, located in upscale Avenida da Liberdade in the heart of Lisbon.

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Valverde Hotel
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Valverde Hotel

Valverde Hotel is a five-star boutique hotel set in Lisbon’s upmarket Avenida da Liberdade district, decorated in lovely warm colours. There is an inviting patio and a small swimming pool.

This elegant five-star boutique hotel is set in Lisbon’s upmarket Avenida da Liberdade.

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Boutique Hotels in Intendente & Arroios

Discover some of the best boutique hotels in Intendente & Arroios, located in the eastern part of Lisbon. This area is the city's most up-and-coming, multicultural, and hip district.

Torel Palace Lisbon
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Torel Palace Lisbon

Torel Palace is a boutique hotel in the heart of Lisbon, with breathtaking views of charming old rooftops, the Tagus River and the São Jorge Castle. Torel Palace consists of two traditional Portuguese 19th-century mansions, surrounded by a garden with a swimming pool.

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1908 Lisboa Hotel
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1908 Lisboa Hotel

1908 Lisboa Hotel is a boutique hotel in Intendente, housed in a renovated century-old award-winning building by architect Adães Bermudes. Set in the corner of the Almirante Reis Avenue and Intendente Square, the hotel includes an ever-evolving art gallery, a restaurant and a bar.

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Boutique Hotels in Cascais & Sintra

Escape the city and visit Cascais, Lisbon’s charming seaside town with cobbled streets, 19th-century mansions, and beautiful beaches. Further north, the wild hills of Serra de Sintra boast a dramatic coastline, vast surfing beaches, exotic palaces, and mystical gardens. Discover the best boutique hotels in Cascais and Sintra with our top picks below.

Rosegarden House
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Rosegarden House

With a century of history entwined within its walls, Rosegarden House has been brought back to life as an eight-room boutique guesthouse in the heart of Sintra. The quirky decor resembles that of a fairy tale, combining the old and the traditional with the modern. There's a small heated pool and a terrace made of typical Portuguese cobblestone, perfect for cooling down and relaxing after a day of exploring the local mystical castles and gardens.

This fairytale-like boutique guesthouse with quirky decor and a swimming pool is located in the heart of Sintra.

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Outpost Casa das Arribas
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Outpost Casa das Arribas

Casa das Arribas is perched on the cliffs just outside the picturesque village of Azenhas do Mar in Sintra, offering an unbeatable view of the coast from Cabo de Roca to Ericeira. It comprises seven apartments with fully equipped kitchens and a vast shared garden with a swimming pool, yoga studio, tennis court, spa, BBQ area and numerous sitting areas with views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Seven apartments in a 1940s estate on a cliff-top in beautiful Sintra, with breathtaking sea views and a swimming pool.

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LEGASEA
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LEGASEA

A charming guesthouse in the heart of Cascais, a relaxed and charming fishing village by the sea. 20-minutes drive from Lisbon and Sintra. With beautiful decoration inspired by the Atlantic, this centenary house has six rooms and one shared room. A handmade organic breakfast is included in your stay. The guesthouse is run by locals who offer handpicked programmes, activities and suggestions to ensure that each guest has an unforgettable and authentic experience.

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So there you go, those are what we consider to be some of the Best Boutique Hotels and Guesthouses in Lisbon right now. We hope you like them as much as we do.

For our top picks within a 90-minute radius of Lisbon, check out our article about the Best Hotels Near Lisbon.

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