The 28 Best Boutique Hotels and Guesthouses in Lisbon by Neighbourhood

July 29, 2022

The capital Lisbon brings you romantic cobblestone lanes, a lively café culture and a buzzing nightlife. And yep, some really special boutique hotels.

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The 28 Best Boutique Hotels and Guesthouses in Lisbon by Neighbourhood

The capital Lisbon brings you romantic cobblestone lanes, a lively café culture and a buzzing nightlife. And yep, some really special boutique hotels.

Boutique Hotels in
Príncipe Real

Príncipe Real is a trendy residential neighbourhood bustling with boutique stores, gardens and cool restaurants.
Swimming Pool from above. Shot at Memmo Príncipe Real, a luxury boutique hotel in Lisbon.

Memmo Príncipe Real
– Príncipe Real

Memmo Príncipe Real is a sleek boutique hotel with an old soul, located in the fashionable district of Príncipe Real in Lisbon. There are 41 exquisitely elegant and comfortable bedrooms with four Exclusive Rooms featuring an outdoor fireplace on the terrace.

Living room at Casa C’Alma, a boutique guesthouse in Lisbon

Casa C’Alma
– near Príncipe Real

A five-bedroom boutique guesthouse in Lisbon with minimalist Scandi-style decor. Located in Misericordia (near Príncipe Real), a great choice for travellers interested in a more authentic local experience.

Boutique Hotels in
Chiado and Baixa

The “downtown” neighbourhoods of Lisbon. Historic monuments, shopping, cafes and restaurants.
The Ivens Autograph Collection

The Ivens
– Chiado

The Ivens is one of the newest and best five-star hotels in Lisbon. The jungle vibes are inspired by explorers Roberto Ivens and Hermenegildo Capelo, who gave their names to the two streets where the hotel's iconic 19th-century building stands. Between 1884 and 1885 they went on an expedition across Africa, cataloguing various plants, rocks, fossils and animal species that were then unknown. The decoration of the 87 rooms is a reflection of this period. There are three cinematic dining areas designed by Lázaro Rosa-Violán.

The Lisboans Apartments
– Baixa

Serviced stylish apartments set in a stunning townhouse, right in the heart of historical Lisbon. All the accommodation types showcase their own 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.

Lobby at Palácio Ludovice, a new luxury five-star boutique hotel in Lisbon.

Palácio Ludovice
– near Chiado

Standing amidst the Chiado, Bairro Alto and Príncipe Real neighbourhoods, Palácio Ludovice is a new five-star boutique hotel in Lisbon. It’s named after João Federico Ludovice, a former resident who was an architect to King João V in the 18th century. The rooms, halls and 61 rooms and suites have been brought to life, under the eye of it’s founder, architect Miguel Câncio Martins. The hotel offers views of São Pedro de Alcântara and the emblematic Glória Tram.

Stylish apartment at Baixa House apartments in downtown Lisbon.

Baixa House
– Baixa

Baixa House offers several stylish serviced apartments in an 18th-century building, all uniquely decorated. Centrally located in the heart of Baixa, in Lisbon downtown.

Bairro Alto Hotel, a luxury boutique hotel set in an 18th-century building in the heart of the iconic Chiado

Bairro Alto Hotel
– Chiado

Bairro Alto Hotel is a five-star hotel set in an 18th-century building in the heart of the iconic Chiado neighbourhood and near the lively Bairro Alto in Lisbon.

Le Consulat Hotel in Lisbon

Le Consulat
– Chiado

A boutique hotel located in Lisbon’s downtown, set in the Luís de Camões Square and just a few minutes’ walk from the Chiado shopping area. Each of the Le Consulat’s rooms and suites has been decorated in collaboration with Lisbon’s most established art galleries. The stylish Consulaire/Ambassadeur suites offer a fully equipped kitchenette and a dining area.

Rooftop swimming pool overlooking other picturesque Lisbon roofs, at the hotel Verride Palácio Santa Catarina

Verride Palácio Santa Catarina
– near Chiado

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.

Martinhal Lisbon Chiado Family Suites
– Chiado

Children are central to the property’s philosophy, and there is a kids club open day and night, suitable for youngsters aged six months up to early teens. Located in Chiado, in the heart of Lisbon, with 37 types of boutique accommodation ranging from studios to two-bedroom apartments.

Boutique Hotels in
Bairro Alto

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.
The shared lounge area at boutique guesthouse Casa das Janelas com Vista, in Bairro Alto in Lisbon.

Casa das Janelas com Vista
– Bairro Alto

Casa das Janelas is a beautiful boutique B&B with superb views in a peaceful street in the hip Bairro Alto district. Its name translates to ‘The House of the Windows with a View’ – some of the rooms do indeed offer gorgeous views over a grid of steep cobblestoned streets, red-roofed townhouses, and the Tagus River in the distance. The house is artistically decorated, offering the perfect mix between contemporary and classic where modern and designer furniture meets retro decor.

Rooftop balcony with sofa and chairs, at Lumiares Hotel & Spa in Lisbon.

The Lumiares Hotel & Spa
– Bairro Alto

The Lumiares is a stylish boutique hotel & spa in the heart of the fashionable Bairro Alto area of Lisbon. Beautifully designed apartment style rooms make the perfect home away from home; choose from five styles of accommodation ranging from Studio to Penthouse.

A loft style suite with designer furniture, at Raw Culture Art & Lofts Bairro Alto in Lisbon.

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.

Boutique Hotels in
Alfama & Graça

Alfama is Lisbon’s oldest and most picturesque neighbourhood. Graça is an old neighbourhood built on the hilltops, filled with tiny streets and charming views.
Small red swimming pool on the rooftop of the boutique hotel Memmo Alfama, in Lisbon

Memmo Alfama
– Alfama

Memmo Alfama is considered to be one of the best boutique hotels in Lisbon and it was the first of its kind to open in the city’s oldest neighbourhood, Alfama. The 42 bright and breezy rooms are inspired by a contemporary Scandinavian style, with Portuguese touches. Memmo Alfama remains 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.

Bedroom at Santiago de Alfama, a five-star charming boutique hotel set in a historic building.

Santiago de Alfama
– Alfama

A five-star charming boutique hotel set in a historic building with gorgeous views of old Alfama, in the historic centre of Lisbon.

Light filled suite at Santa Clara 1728 in Alfama in Lisbon.

Santa Clara 1728
– Alfama

Without a shadow of a doubt one of the most beautiful boutique hotels in Lisbon, Santa Clara 1728 is set in a refurbished 18th-century building offering six spacious rooms in charming Alfama, in Lisbon.

Swimming pool, garden and building of Dona Graça Lisbon Apartments

Dona Graça
– Graça

Gorgeous boutique serviced apartments located in the heart of Graça. The interiors are thoughtfully decorated in natural tones, and the swimming pool will be very welcome after a warm day walking through the hills. There are eight accommodation types, ranging from studios to two-bedroom apartments. Breakfast is delivered to your door each morning.

Boutique Hotels in
Avenida da Liberdade

A luxurious tree-lined avenue compromising of upscale designer shops and Lisbon's best fine dining restaurants.
Deluxe room, with two blue chairs and a red sofa - at Valverde Hotel in Lisbon.

Valverde Hotel
– Av. da Liberdade

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.

Boutique Hotels in

toc toc toc Lisboa, a boutique guesthouse in Estrela.

toc toc toc Lisboa
– Estrela

Self-described as a mix between a boutique hotel and a guest house, toc toc toc Lisboa is a peaceful haven in the heart of Lisbon.

Boutique Hotels in
Intendente & Arroios

The most up and coming, multicultural and hip part of Lisbon.
Trendy interiors of INFAME Restaurant, at Hotel 1908 in Lisbon.

Hotel 1908
– Intendente

Hotel 1908 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.

Beautiful city view through the windows of one of the rooms at Torel Palace Hotel, in Lisbon

Torel Palace
– Arroios

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.

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 there are the wild hills of Serra de Sintra, boasting a dramatic coastline, vast surfing beaches, exotic palaces and mystical gardens.
Villa Cascais, a boutique hotel in Cascais.

Villa Cascais
– Cascais

Villa Cascais is a boutique hotel set in a renovated 19th-century aristocratic residence, boasting views of Cascais Bay and the beach.

Legasea - Boutique Guesthouse in Cascais

– Cascais

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.

Rosegarden House - Boutique Hotel in Sintra

Rosegarden House
– Sintra

This unique boutique guesthouse is located in the heart of the charming village of Sintra. The quirky decor resembles that of a fairy tale, combining the old and the traditional with the modern. There’s a small swimming pool, which is perfect for cooling down after a day of exploring the local mystical castles and gardens.

Boutique Hotels
near Lisbon

Immerso Hotel in Ericeira.

Immerso Hotel
– Ericeira

With surfing at its heart, the Immerso Hotel is an elegant and relaxed boutique hotel in Ericeira, one of Portugal’s coolest surf towns. There are 37 rooms, an outdoor pool, a restaurant, a spa, a gym, yoga and lots of surf! Nestled in a valley with ocean views, the air is scented by the soil, the pine and citrus trees and the sea. And here is the best part, this nature escape is only a 30-minute drive from Lisbon airport.

Aethos Ericeira Hotel

Aethos Ericeira
– Ericeira

Opening in September 2022, Aethos is a secluded 50-bedroom boutique hotel in Ericeira. Surrounded by nature, overlooking the Atlantic from its cliff-edge location, the hotel is only a two-minute walk to the beach. With a strong focus on wellness, there will be a spa, a heated swimming pool, a gym, yoga classes and a locally sourced healthy menu at its restaurant.

Ericeira is a fishing/surfing town near Lisbon with a relaxed vibe. It’s also a place we regularly visit for a quick city escape, for some sea air and great grilled fish. Until recently, there weren't many boutique offerings in this region, so we look forward to checking out Aethos.

areias do seixo hotel in Santa Cruz

Areias do Seixo
– Santa Cruz

With the dunes and a magnificent beach as the backdrop, Areias do Seixo is an eco-boutique hotel set in a modernist glass and concrete construction located on a protected patch of coast near Santa Cruz beach, within an hour’s drive from Lisbon. Blending Scandinavian-inspired minimalism with Moroccan styles, there are 14 romantic rooms in the main building and an additional six self-catering villas nearby. Those seeking something more adventurous can also stay a the Shelter, a glamping experience by the lake.

Noah Surf House Hotel in Santa Cruz

Noah Surf House
– Santa Cruz

From the same owners as the nearby Areias do Seixo, Noah is perfect for those looking for some surf action near Lisbon. The hotel offers surf classes, SUP tours, Yoga, complimentary bike hire, and a functional training gym. There’s a skate park and an outdoor pool overlooking the beach.

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

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