What are the top 10 best luxury hotels in Lisbon? We have already reviewed the best executive club lounges in Lisbon. Now we review the very best luxury hotels in Lisbon.
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1. Best Luxury Hotel: InterContinental Lisbon
InterContinental Lisbon is located in the city’s business district and in front of the gorgeous Eduardo VII park. The hotel is a short walk to the landmark Marquês de Pombal roundabout, with a metro station and many buses which will take you to any part of the city.
From the outside, InterContinental Lisbon is built to look like a cascading glass block. As the hotel is located near the top of one of Lisbon’s seven hills, this unique building’s outline can be seen easily from multiple lookout points of the city.
Inside, an expansive, bright lobby is lit by two interesting chandeliers. The main lobby area has plenty of lounge seats, and to one end, you will find the entrance to the InterContinental Club lounge, which we have also reviewed. On the right side of the entrance is the long golden check-in counter with a blue backdrop. The colors are striking! In terms of facilities, the hotel has a small gym with modern equipment and weights in the basement but no pool.
Classic River View rooms are the most common room types out of the 331 rooms and measure 34 m² with a large king bed in the middle. A lounging chair is in the corner and a work desk is near the window. The TV is housed in a large wooden box frame in front of the bed, with the mini fridge and tea and coffee sachets in the drawers below. The views are excellent as a result of the hotel’s location up the hill.
In terms of dining, the Akla Restaurant offers a truly special Mediterranean gastronomic experience in a modern, elegant atmosphere, while Uptown cocktail bar offers comfortable lounging chairs and a funky-colored long bar with pink neon lights.
2. Four Seasons Lisbon
Also located at the top of one of Lisbon’s seven hills, you will find number two in our list of best hotels in Lisbon, the Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon. This luxury hotel has 282 spacious and elegantly appointed bedrooms, views of Eduardo VII Park and Saint George’s Castle, impeccable personal service, a full-service spa, and Michelin-star Cura Restaurant. The spa is awash in Buddhist-inspired music, Zen marble designs, Italian poolside lounges, and lavish treatments, from eucalyptus-infused steams to lime foot rituals. The hotels extensive outside terrace, offers a true resort feel with its new outdoor pool and lush garden.
3. Bairro Alto Hotel
Bairro Alto Hotel hotel has recently undergone an expansion plan, renewing its status as one of the leading boutique hotels in Europe. The renovation of the 18th-century buildings has increased the number of rooms to 87, including ten suites and twelve Junior Suites. The new area includes an innovative dining restaurant with a terrace, a cocktail bar, a patisserie full of fresh-baked treats and an indulging wellness area.
4. Olissippo Lapa Palace
Hotel number four in our list, Olissippo Lapa Palace, also stands regally on a hilltop with views over Lisbon and the River Tagus. This petite hotel has just 109 guest rooms in an intimate, elegant atmosphere. Aristocrats, politicians, and celebrities have long been drawn here for the views and the plush accommodations showcased by historic rooms in the original palace and relaxing rooms in the garden wing, where each room has a terrace that overlooks the garden or the river. Chef Antonío Pimenta waits to impress you at the Lapa Restaurant with his rich Mediterranean cuisine, incorporating the best local products.
5. Pousada de Lisboa – Praca do Comercio
With a prime position on the corner of Praça do Comécio – the Commerce Square – Pousada de Lisboa has watched over Lisbon’s comings and goings for centuries. Now beautifully restored and transformed into a luxury boutique hotel, it’s an elegant hideaway in the city’s heart.
6. Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Lisbon
With a guest list that’s included everyone from royalty to heads of state (and a history that dates back to 1933), Tivoli Avenida Liberdade is one of the best luxury hotels in Lisbon. This elegant, urban hotel features 285 rooms and suites outfitted with custom toiletries and oversized bathrooms, plus two exclusive restaurants and three bars, including the rooftop venue, Sky Bar. A full-service spa also offers lifting facials and signature treatments to help recover from jet lag.
7. Valverde Hotel
What was once a nobleman’s townhouse is now the luxury Valverde Hotel. Located along chic Avenida da Liberdade, this 48-room boutique mixes retro furnishings, antique prints, bright fabrics, and bold patterns. The courtyard patio offers a leafy escape for afternoon tea or passion fruit mojitos by the pool.
8. Altis Avenida
Hotel Altis Avenida is a boutique hotel with an extraordinary location in the city centre on the Praça dos Restauradores. The architecture and decoration is inspired by the portuguese ’40s and revolves around the concept of retro urban chic, where past and future meld in a unique atmosphere of charm and glamour. There are 118 Rooms, including five suites, offering a cozy, sophisticated, and glamourous environment. The Lobby Bar is elegant with cozy decoration.
9. Altis Belém Hotel & Spa
A gateway to old and new Lisbon, the Altis Belém Hotel & Spa offers its own enchanting microcosm of exotic journeys, cuisines, and more. Exotic and minimalistic, each room features an artistic representation of places Portuguese explorers have traveled.
Glass walls and contemporary furnishings soften the overall tone, while monochromes feature throughout. Communal spaces see vibrant wall panels depicting scenes from the Orient. Gastrobar 38º41 is famous for its regular sunset sessions, jazz nights, and cocktails and is not to be missed.
10. Martinhal Lisbon Chiado Family Suites
Martinhal Lisbon Chiado Family Suites is a five-star hotel in the city’s heart. if you are looking for a luxury short or longer-term place to stay for your family, this hotel is definitely worth considering.
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