The Best Hostels in Lisbon: A Mecca for Luxury Hostel Worshippers

The Best Hostels in Lisbon: A Mecca for Luxury Hostel Worshippers

How to find the best hostels in Lisbon for your trip

Want to find the best hostels in Lisbon? We’ve put together a list of the best places to stay in the city where you can explore and soak up the Portuguese sun. Whether you’re looking for a social atmosphere with lots of solo travellers, a private escape for you and your SO, or a place to party hard – we’ve got a list tailored to every kind of traveller.

Dear Lisbon, we have a crush on you. That endless, glistening river that goes on for miles, your welcoming personality, and you look hot 24/7. You’re the bomb. If you want to take hostelling to the next level, this foxy city has the highest concentration of HOSCAR winning hostels in the world. We knew you’d be overwhelmed by choice, so we have done the work and picked the A-listers for you. Trust us – the best hostels in Lisbon will give you more JOMO than FOMO!

Jump straight to:

  1. Best party hostels in Lisbon
  2. Best hostels in Lisbon for solo travellers
  3. Best cheap hostels in Lisbon
  4. Best hostels in Lisbon for couples
  5. Best of the rest hostels in Lisbon

Best party hostels in Lisbon

As Lisbon has some of the best hostels in the world, it’s safe to assume that they know how to party! With glorious sunny days, warm nights and never-ending cocktails, the party hostels in Lisbon might just be the some of the world’s finest.

Yes! Lisbon Hostel

Free shots every night! Is that enough to attract you? Well there’s more, how does free coffee, tea, chocolate, walking tours and pub crawls sound? We thought the superb Hostelworld customer rating had us convinced, but the extra freebies really take the cake. Every night they host cheap dinners and there is free flowing booze with every meal – music to every backpacker’s ears! Not enough for you? The hostel is in a prime location, with major attractions like Praca do Comercio and Rua Augusta within walking distance. Plus, there’s always a party going on at the hostel’s lounge and bar!

Hostel highlights:

  • Common room
  • Book exchange
  • Cafe, bar and restaurant
  • backpack storage

🏠 Address: Rua de Sao Julião, 148

🏘 Neighbourhood: Chiado

🚉 Nearest Station: Baixa-Chiado

Book your stay at Yes! Hostel now!

Sunset Destination Hostel

This Lisbon hostel has an insane terrace with its very own pool, chillout dome and bar overlooking the river and Lisbon’s Golden Bridge – ideal for sunset Caipirinhas. There’s also an urban garden where they invite you to plant your own sunflowers (too cute!), and pool parties every Friday with a live resident DJ and a Portuguese BBQ. The location seals the deal – you’re both near the beaches of Carcavelos, Estoril and Cascais and the Pink Street of Cais do Sodré, a former red-light district revamped into a bohemian nightspot.

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Free towels
  • Common room
  • Outdoor garden and swimming pool
  • ATM
  • Bar

🏠 Address: Cais Sodre Station, Largo Duque de Terceira

🏘 Neighbourhood: Cais Do Sodré

🚉 Nearest Station: Cais Do Sodré

Book your stay at Sunset Destination Hostel now!

Best hostels in Lisbon for solo travellers

Lisbon might also be one of the best places for solo travellers. With an abundance of museums, culture, food and not to mention the highest concentration of award-winning hostels, you’re bound to make memories for life.

Goodmorning Solo Traveller Hostel 

Waffles with Nutella for breakfast. Cooking classes and chatting all night long with a glass of sangria. Anything goes at Goodmorning Solo Traveller Hostel! Tailored specifically for solo travellers, it’s fun vibes and activities galore here, the sangria and karaoke night being one of them! Say no more – we’re on our way.

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Free city tour
  • Common room
  • Cafe and bar
  • Bicycle hire

🏠 Address: Praca dos Restauradores, n. 65, 2º

🏘 Neighbourhood: Restauradores

🚉 Nearest Station: Restauradores

Book your stay at Goodmorning Solo Traveller Hostel now!

Home Lisbon Hostel

With a HOSCAR gong for the best medium hostel WORLDWIDE and décor resembling the billiard room from Cluedo, this Lisbon hostel is a no brainer. Meet other travellers at the bar, enjoy the free breakfast, laundry and walking tours, and a highlight is the famous “Mamma’s Dinners” cooked by the owner’s mother (obvs!) It’s the perfect environment to socialise with your fellow backpackers (and future friends). There’s no place like Home Lisbon…

Hostel highlights:

  • Terrace
  • Common room
  • Cafe, bar and restaurant
  • Games room
  • Book exchange

🏠 Address: Rua de Sao Nicolau, 13, 2E

🏘 Neighbourhood: Chiado

🚉 Nearest Station: Baixa-Chiado

Book your stay at Home Lisbon Hostel now!

Best cheap hostels in Lisbon

Despite the award-winning status of many hostels in Lisbon, this doesn’t increase the price tag! The best hostels in Lisbon are still well within the backpacker’s budget. So… more money for more travel – cha-ching!

Hub New Lisbon Hostel 

Nbd, just surfin’ some balls in my hostel’s BALL PIT! That and the on-site bar, foosball tournaments and free breakfast actually make New Hub Lisbon a pretty big deal. After letting your inner child go crazy, have a walk in the amazing Principe Real neighbourhood, full of bars, clubs, restaurants, gardens and interesting shops.

Oh and did we mention you can stay here for a steal of a price?! Treat yo self and save money!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Cafe and bar
  • Games room
  • Ball pit

🏠 Address: Rua de O Século nº 150

🏘 Neighbourhood: Principe Real

🚉 Nearest Station: Rato

Book your stay at Hub New Lisbon Hostel now!

The Independente Hostel & Suites

Why compromise between facilities and location, when you could be hostelling like a King or Queen right in the heart of Lisbon’s best nightlife district, Bairro Alto? They’ve got a guest lounge and bar for when you’re feeling fancy AF, plus a secluded beer garden for those casual, cosy evenings. Plus there’s a free buffet breakfast served every morning, so you really can’t go wrong! All this, and its a cheap deal!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Common room
  • Terrace
  • Bar and restaurant
  • Games room

🏠 Address: Rua Sao Pedro de Alcantara, 81

🏘 Neighbourhood: Bairro Alto

🚉 Nearest Station: Rossio

Book your stay at The Independente Hostel & Suites now!

We Love F Tourists

This charming hostel offers so much for such a small price. Awarded the best hostel for solo female travellers in 2019, it’s chill vibes all around. With two common areas complete with loads of movies and books, you can unwind before the nightly activities begin. Whether it’s a family dinner, pub crawl, or drinks at the onsite bar, you’ve got all you need for a great night.

Hostel highlights:

  • Common room
  • Bicycle hire
  • Cafe, bar and restaurant
  • Games room

🏠 Address: Rua dos Fanqueiros 267

🏘 Neighbourhood: Baixa

🚉 Nearest Station: Rossio

Book your stay at We Love F Tourists now!

Best hostels in Lisbon for couples

Lisbon is one of the most romantic cities in the world – and it has hostels to match! Whether you’re looking for a private oasis from the bustling city or a luscious escape, you’ll find it with these hostels!

Lisbon Calling

Who wouldn’t want to wake up in a hostel like this?! Lisbon Calling is one hot babe, a Portuguese boudoir with dorm rooms overlooking the church square. Private and deluxe rooms are also available, perfect for couples who want some privacy for romance and shiz. Leave your map at home as there’s a huge one in the lounge where guests leave notes and memories. Aw.

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Common room
  • Book exchange
  • Backpack storage

🏠 Address: Rua de Sao Paulo, 126 – 3D2º

🏘 Neighbourhood: Cais do Sodré

🚉 Nearest Station: Cais do Sodré

Book your stay at Lisbon Calling now!

Lisbon Poets Hostel

What’s more romantic than poetry? Located in the central district of Chiado, this hostel is in the neighbourhood that’s been admired by poets and musicians throughout history. Matching its starry-eyed environment, the hostel is bright and airy with an outdoor terrace to admire those dreamy views. There are also chic private rooms perfect for you and your SO.

PLUS – if you’re wanting those perfect couples shots for your Insta, they also have photo tours of the city at night!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Common room
  • Terrace
  • Book exchange

🏠 Address: Rua Heliodoro Salgado, 4

🏘 Neighbourhood: Anjos

🚉 Nearest Station: Intendente

Book your stay at Lisbon Poets Hostel now!

Best of the rest hostels in Lisbon

Because Lisbon has so many incredible hostels, it’s hard not to mention a few more…

Sant Jordi Hostels Lisbon

Get your camera ready, because a stay here will bring your Insta game up another level. Neon signs, plush and lush surfaces and divinely royal architecture will mean you won’t want to leave the hostel (we warned you). The hostel boasts a free breakfast, walking tours, a bar and café and a common room.

Prepare to get bougie AF.

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Common room
  • Cafe and bar
  • Backpack storage

🏠 Address: Rua do Forno do Tijolo 3

🏘 Neighbourhood: Anjos

🚉 Nearest Station: Intendente

Book your stay at Sant Jordi Hostels Lisbon now!

Living Lounge

A multi-award winning, 9.6 rated hostel run by four Portuguese artists – what more could you want?! The interiors are magnificent with each room freshly painted and decorated by local artists, and the location is perfect for exploring the city. But our favourite thing about Lisbon Lounge Hostel is that you can get food and drink every night with their three-course dinner *PLUS WINE* for an absolute steal!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Free city tour
  • Common room
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bar

🏘 Neighbourhood: Chiado

🏠 Address: Rua do Crucifixo 116 2nd floor

🚉 Nearest Station: Baixa-Chiado

Book your stay at Living Lounge Hostel now!

Lisbon Destination Hostel

Lisbon Destination Hostel is housed in one of Lisbon’s most beautiful buildings, the Rossio railway Station, known as an icon of late XIX Century Romantic architecture. You will be one step away from the main tourist attractions in Lisbon and literally the same building as the train to go to the beautiful city of Sintra. And how about a pancake breakfast, free guided tours and a winter garden to top it all off?

🏘 Neighbourhood: Rossio

🏠 Address: Rossio Train Station, Second Floor

🚉 Nearest Station: Rossio

Book your stay at Lisbon Destination Hostel now!

 

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