[Lisbon, Portugal] A Guide to the Best Luxury Hotels in the City

Welcome to the guide to the best luxury hotels in Lisbon! If you are someone who appreciates the finer things in life and seeks a memorable experience, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re looking for best 5 star hotel in Lisbon or adorable Lisbon boutique hotels, this guide has you covered.

Choosing the best luxury hotel Lisbon has to offer can be a bit overwhelming, with so many luxury accommodations and boutique hotels available. That’s why this post is created! After living in Lisbon for over a year, I am here to share my insiders knowledge to you and help you create a memorable experience😉.

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Lisbon boutique hotels/ luxury hotels

If we are talking about Hotels with the best view in Lisbon, both my partner and I will immediately come up with the Park Eduardo VII area. Not only because of its height making it the place for best hotels in Lisbon with a view, but also for the reason that it is not steep! (Or at least according to Lisbon standard). So lets start from here shall we.

Four seasons hotel Ritz Lisbon

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️5 star hotel in Lisbon
Gym, indoor and outdoor pool, Spa treatment

The Four seasons hotel Ritz in Lisbon is across the Eduardo VII Park. Inspired by Art Deco and Louis XVI style, Four seasons hotel Ritz in Lisbon features bold original Portuguese artwork throughout. Rooms and suites you’ll find are inspired by the hotel’s original 1950s style rooms, and offer all the amenities you need for a relaxing and memorable stay.

After a long day of exploring the city(embracing the up and downs of Lisbon), take a dip in the rooftop pool or enjoy a workout in the gym. What’s more, take a run on the rooftop running track with 360-degree views of Lisbon city and landmarks!

Whats around
Parque eduardo VII 🚶🏼‍♀️ 4mins
Marquês de Pombal Plaza🚶🏼‍♀️ 7mins
Estufa Fria 🚶🏼‍♀️ 8mins
Medeiros and Almeida Museum 🚶🏼‍♀️ 9mins
Rato 🚶🏼‍♀️ 11mins
Pro tip: Forno d’Oro restaurant (Booking requires) 🚶🏼‍♀️ 6mins

🌐 Website
📍On map
🛌 Booking | Agoda

Now lets move a bit closer towards the center of Lisbon and lets start with the famous shopping street avenida da liberdade of Lisbon Portugal.

Britania Art Deco Boutique Hotel, a Lisbon Heritage Collection

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️4 star hotel in Lisbon

If you are nostalgia type who like stepping into the past, look no further than Hotel Britania Art Deco.

Hotel Britania is located on a quiet street behind the busy avenida liberdade. This original Art Deco hotel was designed by Portuguese modernist architect Cassiano Branco and opened in 1944 as the Hotel do Império. It features a stunning Art Deco architecture style with an untouched Portuguese style bar. Moreover, even an old school barber shop within that remains its originality since the 1940s. The hotel is part of the Lisbon Heritage Hotels collection, which includes a number of historic hotels with stories to tell in the city.

Whats around
Avenida Liberdade 🚶🏼‍♀️ 1min
Medeiros and Almeida Museum 🚶🏼‍♀️ 7mins
Glória Funicular (Classic yellow tram) 🚶🏼‍♀️ 7mins
Casa do Alentejo 🚶🏼‍♀️ 9mins
Lavra Funicular (Classic yellow tram II) 🚶🏼‍♀️ 11mins
Pro tip: Pavilhão Chinês(Quirky old world vibe bar) 🚶🏼‍♀️ 14mins

🌐 Website
📍On map
🛌 Booking | Agoda

Avenida palace hotel lisbon

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️5 star hotel in Lisbon
Gym on site, Massage service, Currency exchange

The avenida palace hotel in Lisbon is located right next to the beautiful Rossio Train Station.

As a family-owned establishment, this gem settled next to the bustling Rossio station was born out of a demand for new hotels when the Rossio became the heart of the city. With a vision to cater to the European aristocracy and wealthy bourgeoisie, the avenida palace hotel erected and started operating since 1892 as “the Grande Hotel Internacional“.

What you can still admire today is its neoclassical architecture and Belle Époque interior decoration that reflects its luxurious past.

Whats around
Rossio Train Station 🚶🏼‍♀️ 1min
Restauradores square 🚶🏼‍♀️ 2mins
Casa do Alentejo 🚶🏼‍♀️ 2mins
Glória Funicular (Classic yellow tram) 🚶🏼‍♀️ 2mins
Avenida Liberdade 🚶🏼‍♀️ 3mins
Elevador de Santa Justa 🚶🏼‍♀️ 4mins
Carmo Archaeological Museum 🚶🏼‍♀️6mins
Pro tip: Vista Alegre (Famous Portuguese porcelain brand)🚶🏼‍♀️10mins

🌐 Website
📍On map
🛌 Booking | Agoda

Pousada de Lisboa, Praça do Comércio

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️5 star hotel in Lisbon
Gym, pool(26 degrees), Spa and massage treatment

Located on the prestigious Praça do Comércio along the serene Tejo River, Pousada de Lisboa is part of the Pestana hotel group and a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World. What’s more, this establishment was once the headquarters of the Ministry of Internal Affairs!

Whats around
Praça do Comércio 🚶🏼‍♀️ 1min
Lookout of Tejo River 🚶🏼‍♀️ 4mins
Pink street 🚶🏼‍♀️ 7mins
Sé de Lisboa 🚶🏼‍♀️ 9mins
Time Out Market Lisbon 🚶🏼‍♀️ 11mins
Alfama 🚶🏼‍♀️ 16mins
Pro tip: Terraço Editorial (Rooftop bar/ restaurant downtown with perfect view)🚶🏼‍♀️ 9mins

🌐 Website
📍 On map
🛌 Booking | Agoda

Palacete Chafariz d’El Rei

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️5 star hotel in Lisbon

Moving a bit towards the east from the Praça do Comércio (in direction of the old town of Lisbon- Alfama), you will find a true hidden gem behind the bustling tourists- Palacete Chafariz d’El Rei. If you are aiming for Lisbon boutique hotels, this is the first one that comes into my mind.

As a hotel in the Alfama district, Palacete Chafariz d’El Rei is a prestigious 18th-century noble house turned into a 6 suites boutique hotel today. Embracing the concept of a Home Boutique Hotel to help travellers create a truly unique and historically immersive experience, visitors can find stained-glass windows and antique furniture seamlessly blend with Art Nouveau interiors inside the Palacete Chafariz d’El Rei.

As you explore the property, you’ll notice its architectural blend of Neo-Baroque and Neoclassical elements. And for the exclusive experience, head to the terrace, you will be able to embrace the view of Tagus River all to yourself.

Whats around
Miradouro das Portas do Sol 🚶🏼‍♀️ 7mins
Praça do Comércio 🚶🏼‍♀️ 8mins
Sé de Lisboa 🚶🏼‍♀️ 8mins
Castelo de S. Jorge 🚶🏼‍♀️ 12mins
National Pantheon of Portugal 🚶🏼‍♀️ 12mins
Feira da Ladra 🚶🏼‍♀️ 14mins
Pro tip: Café da Garagem (remember to stop by after visiting the S. Jorge castle, the view is breathtaking!)🚶🏼‍♀️ 13mins

🌐 Website
📍 On map
🛌 Booking | Agoda

Olissippo Lapa Palace Hotel

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️5 star hotel in Lisbon
Gym, indoor and outdoor pool, Spa, Sauna, Turkish bath

For those who opt for tranquility quality experience, this is the place that you shouldn’t overlook. Olissippo Lapa Palace Hotel is nestled in the prestigious Lapa neighborhood, among Lisbon’s best neighbourhoods, known for its tranquil ambiance.

Olissippo Lapa Palace Hotel is a beautifully crafted architectural wonder from the 19th century, proudly resides in Lisbon’s diplomatic quarter. Surrounded by a century-old subtropical garden, it provides you the best vistas of the Tagus River.

💡Friendly reminder, this neighbourhood is a bit hilly, but the view and stunning surroundings is guaranteed!

Whats around
Fundação Luso-Americana (interesting rococo style architecture hidden in the streets)🚶🏼‍♀️ 4mins
National Museum of Ancient Art 🚶🏼‍♀️ 7mins
Come Prima (Best Italian restaurant in Lisbon)🚶🏼‍♀️ 7mins
Clube de Jornalistas 🚶🏼‍♀️ 9mins
Basílica da Estrela 🚶🏼‍♀️ 15mins
Pro tip: Surrealejos (contemporary Portuguese tiles to shop)🚶🏼‍♀️ 7mins

🌐 Website
📍On map
🛌 Booking | Agoda

Pestana Palace Lisboa

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️5 star hotel in Lisbon
Gym, indoor (25 degrees) and outdoor pool, Sauna, Spa, Turkish bath, massage

The Pestana Palace Lisboa was built in the early 19th century for the Marquis of Valle Flor and his daughters. The building started its transformation into a luxury hotel in 1992 which took nearly a decade to renovate and apply contemporary conveniences. The four regal suites, once the private quarters of the marquesses, offers its guest a taste of royal living.

Today the Valle Flôr Palace and its private gardens are a cherished National Monument of Portugal. In Pestana Palace Lisboa, you can easily find works of some of the finest artists, including the exquisite ceiling paintings and portraits by Carlos Reis, an icon of 19th-century Portuguese art.

Whats around
Santo Amaro Chapel 🚶🏼‍♀️ 5mins
Miradouro de Santo Amaro🚶🏼‍♀️ 5mins
Lx factory 🚶🏼‍♀️ 12mins
Ler Devagar bookstore 🚶🏼‍♀️ 13mins
Village Underground Lisboa 🚶🏼‍♀️ 15mins
Pro tip: Fábrica Sant’Anna (See how Portuguese tiles are made!) 🚶🏼‍♀️ 10mins

🌐 Website
📍On map
🛌 Booking | Agoda

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Lisbon Hotel map

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