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Lisboa Central Hostel

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

The staff of the Lisboa Central Hostel have an extremely high rating on Hostelworld, no doubt due to their friendliness and vast knowledge of Lisbon. They also make free soup every day as well as free milkshakes on Mondays, while one Hostelworld user said the free breakfast of fruit pancakes was the 'icing on the cake' of a 'faultless' stay. We like that they offer lots of little extras to their guests, from cheap sangria and beer to pub crawls and free popcorn on movie nights.

Property Description

If you are looking for a fun, fresh and friendly place to stay then look no further - Lisboa Central Hostel is the ideal place for you!

Excellently located in the heart of city, in Marques de Pombal and the famous Avenida da Liberdade, this international hostel provides you with the perfect base for sight-seeing by day and partying by night. All of Lisbons major hot spots are easily accessible on foot, thus saving you the cab fare home at night.

Here at Lisboa Central Hostel we want you to feel at home and will do our utmost to ensure your stay with us is as pleasant and comfortable as possible. In doing this we have created a funky common room complete with TV, DVD and PlayStation facilities including a selection of games. We also provide you with a fully equipped kitchen ideal for whipping up tasty meals and from where guests can enjoy our complimentary continental breakfast specially prepared by our master chef and a picturesque terrace which is ideal for relaxing with a beer on a warm day.

As well as dorm style rooms the hostel also caters for groups and families looking for private rooms complete with en suite bathrooms.

We provide free Wi-Fi, free Internet/computer access, free breakfast from 8am to 11am, free personal lockers for guarding valuables, free fresh bed linens, free towels in private rooms and towels for rental in dorms, free use of the hairdryer, free maps and advice and free tea/coffee-making facilities. There is also a bunch of guide book available to borrow and a host of wonderful hostel activities.

Our friendly, local staff will be more than happy to provide you with plenty of information about the city and how to get around, ensuring you are able to make the most of your stay in Lisbon. The hostel is owned and run by a local Portuguese family and travelers who are able to offer you a good insight into this magical city as well as some insiders tips on the best places to go and where to eat out.

In short, Lisboa Central Hostel is the perfect place for any traveler, whether they be the student backpacker, the young family or the more mature couple looking for a relaxing stay.

The Hostel hosts a number of activities and cultural events including pub crawls. And be sure to not miss out on Milkshake Monday where we provide each guest with a free tasty milkshake. Not to be missed, so get yours skates on and book now!


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Overview

Experience the best of Lisbon at our family-run joint – Lisboa Central Hostel. You’ll be treated to movie nights with free popcorn, free soup every day (that means more cash for vino) and our friendly staff really know their stuff. Make new memories and friends at events like our free walking tours, pub crawls and Milkshake Mondays (yes, you read that right). We’re budget-friendly too, with free breakfast every day (don’t miss the fruit pancakes) as well as sangria happy hour and cheap beer at the bar. Have your free tea and coffee outside on our sun-soaked terrace, or sit down to a PlayStation game in the common room.

Location

When it comes to location, the clue is in our name: we're in the centre of the action. We’re on Avenida da Liberdade, which is dotted with cafés, bars and boutiques. Hop on the metro (Marquês de Pombal station is 4 minutes away) to tick must-sees off your list, like the photogenic Basílica de Estrela, just 18 minutes away. From the airport, take the metro towards São Sebastião, change at Saldanha to the yellow line (direction 'Rato'), and get off at Marquês de Pombal (it's a 50-minute journey).

Rooms and Dorms

Rest your head in one of our comfy rooms, some of which have en-suite bathrooms. Double and twin privates are perfect for couples, while mixed or female-only dorms are a budget-friendly (and social) option. We've designed mini staircases between the bunks so you can get to your bed easily, even in the dark. You'll also get a locker for your stuff, plus free linen.

Extras and activities

Our staff are on-hand at reception 24/7 to share their expertise – make sure to ask for your free city map! If you’re staying in on the odd rainy day, cook up your favourite dishes in our kitchen, have a Skype session on one of our free computers or binge a Netflix show using our free Wi-Fi.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.5

  • Security 9.9

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 9.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 Mar 2020
    Amazing hostel, great breakfast, friendly staff, safe, perfect location
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    15 Mar 2020
    Words cannot express my gratitude for this place. The staff here are exceptional, the hostel has an incredible atmosphere, and the food is incredible. When anyone comes to Lisbon, I will recommend this place. They are by far the best hostel I have stayed at.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    14 Mar 2020
    The staff were really friendly and accommodating! They organized activities for the guests and hosted dinners and breakfasts every day. The rooms were spacious and clean, and there was a locker where I could store my valuables, in addition to a luggage room. There were lots of rooms for socialization and meeting other travellers. The 24/7 reception was really helpful and the location was great!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    23 Feb 2020
    This was my first time solo travelling, and the experience was absolutely made by this perfect hostel! The staff speak very good English and are all super friendly and welcoming, quickly making the place feel like home. They were always happy to give suggestions on activities, and have lovely conversations. The hostel is kept very clean, the beds comfy and private, and the common areas are very sociable - I made several friends during my stay :) I honestly can'y fault it, and I'll stay again!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    21 Feb 2020
    BRILLIANT hostel; one of the best I've stayed in. Great staff (thanks Tiago), great facilities, great location. Price incl. breakfast & simple dinners etc. This hostel completely understand that travelers are often on a budget and do everything they can to make it easier. I was even able to shower later in the day after checkout. They have great common rooms (1 with dvd's and netflix!) and a fantastic atmosphere. Very close to metro stop, easy to get to from airport.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 9.7

    Superb

    23 Feb 2020
    Great hospitality. Welcome drink, homemade soup and pancakes. Lots of space to meet people. Cheap booze at hostel. Great staff. Walkable to great spots around the city! Spacious rooms with individual curtains.
    Canada, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    19 Feb 2020
    The hostel was very clean, the staff was super friendly and helpful and the location is really good since you're very close to a metro station. We had a blast and would definitely recommend this hostel. :)
    Austria, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    19 Feb 2020
    Really great hostel! kind staff, fun vibes an overall awesome stay
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    13 Mar 2020
    This hostel offers a good breakfast including pancakes and fruits. It is 15 mins walk to the city center. Very nice atmosphere. Curtains welcomed in the dorms to keep some privacy (the 10 bed dorms is quite packed)
    France, Female, 31-40
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    09 Mar 2020
    Decent place. Staff very helpful and courteous. Beds had curtains, lights, fan and USB.
    USA, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • PlayStation
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2020

    3rd, Best for solo female travellers

  • 2018

    7th, Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2017

    9th, Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2014

    7th, Worldwide Small Hostel

  • 2013

    8th, Worldwide Small Hostel

  • 2012

    1st, Most secure hostel

  • 2012

    2nd, Worldwide Small Hostel

  • 2010

    10th, Worldwide

Nominations

  • 2015

    Worldwide Small Hostel

  • 2013

    Worldwide

  • 2012

    Worldwide Small Hostel

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Lisboa Central Hostel says

We're a small hostel that likes to treat every guest as part of our family. The Portuguese are known for their hospitality so we treat them according to Portuguese traditions, call them by their names and try to make them feel at home. I think that someone that's travelling likes to feel welcomed and likes to find a home-like atmosphere that makes them feel comfortable. We have daily activities to encourage interaction amongst the guests - things like sangria happy hour to some liquor, wine and Portuguese food tastings, movie nights, milkshakes for the hot days, hot drinks for the cooler days, and cupcakes and soups. Plus there's movies, cards, video games and pub crawls. It's pretty entertaining around here.
We're in Marques de Pombal, the centre of the city, a few minutes away from downtown and the historic area, and a short bus ride from Belem and metro trip from Nation's Park. When people ask me what they should do here, I usually say that Lisbon is a city for walkers - its typical neighbourhoods are inviting for long walks and every day you discover something new.

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