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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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Living Lounge Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • 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

If you're looking for a boutique-style hostel, we think the multi-Hoscar-winning Living Lounge Hostel might be your place. Each of their light and airy rooms has been decorated in a different colourful theme by local artists. Hostelworld guests often note that the staff have proved to be accommodating to early morning arrivals and departures, organising special breakfasts and taxis. Also highly-praised is the hostel's nightly three-course dinner for only â'¬9, including wine. We particularly like that the free breakfast includes pancakes.

Property Description

It is a question that has always plagued the creative mind: does life reflect art or does art reflect life?

Living Lounge, recently voted the second best medium hostel on Hostelworld, takes hostel art and travelling life to a whole new level.

Each double, single and dorm room at the hostel is a unique work of art, having been individually designed by local artists to reflect different elements of Lisbon's rich culture. Although every room is different, theyve all been crafted with the same goal in mind: providing our guests with supreme comfort, security and style during their stay. We also have a budget room in the attic with narrow stairs and two individual beds.

Our hostel features a luxurious and spacious downstairs lounge area, providing the perfect place to sip a drink, listen to music and meet people from around the world. Upstairs we have a peaceful indoor garden room, a lovely place to bring a book and relax. Our guests are welcome to use our free Wi-Fi internet, and our friendly staff can provide you with free maps and any tourist info you might need.

Living Lounge is a project from the same group of Portuguese friends who own and operate the multi-award winning Lisbon Lounge Hostel. With Living Lounge, we bring you the same high standards of quality and design but with an exciting new artistic concept.

Living Lounge is located in the heart of Lisbon's tourist centre, right on the border between the ritzy Chiado district and the historic Baixa. The Baixa-Chiado metro station is literally right across the street, and it is only a quick train ride to Lisbon's nearest beaches or a short stumble to Lisbon's best nightlife area - the Bairro Alto. We also provide a range of free activities, including nightlife tours and daytime walking tours.

With piece-of-cake public transport access, you'll have no problem finding us. We look forward to providing you with an unforgettable stay in Lisbon.

Important Note: From the 1st of January 2019, a city tax of 2€ per person per night will be charged on top of your bill and it must be paid on site. This tax is charged to guests aged 13 and older. It is subject to a maximum amount of 7 nights per guest.
This Tax will be delivered to the Municipality of Lisbon. View House Rules


Living Lounge Hostel gives you boutique-style accommodation on a budget, with super spacious dorms in bright, colourful themes designed by Portugal-based artists. If you're not admiring the eclectic décor, you're probably eating – we've got pancakes at our free breakfast and cheap three-course dinners (including wine) at night. We'll take you round the city for free, too, whether by day on our walking tours or at night on our pub crawls. Meet us at our on-site bar and we'll get going!


We're in Lisbon's centre, nestled between the fancy Chiado neighbourhood and the historic Baixa district. The nightlife of the Bairro Alto area is 12 minutes away on foot. We're also an 8-minute walk from the Ribeira da Naus waterfront promenade. If you're arriving by air, you can get to us from Lisbon Portela International in under an hour on the metro. Take the red line to Alameda and change to the green line, going towards Cais do Sodré. Hop off at Baixa-Chiado and you're 1 minute from our door.

Rooms and Dorms

Whether you book a private room or a dorm, you'll be comfy while your stuff stays safe: we've got 24-hour security, personal lockers, reading lights and air con. Sheets are included in your booking, and there's free Wi-Fi throughout the hostel. Our shared bathrooms all have hot showers – bliss after a day travelling.

Extras and activities

We've got a luxe lounge where you can chat to people from all over the globe. If you want somewhere a bit quieter, there's a garden room indoors where you can rest up in peace while reading a novel from the book exchange. Our staff are super helpful, and they're always around to give you free city maps and tips. Leaving early? Ask about our special breakfasts and taxi services. You can always cook something to go in the kitchen, too.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.4

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 9.9

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 9.2

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.2

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    13 Jan 2020
    Living lounge was beautifully put together, really nice eating and common area, small computer room with a sofa, full kitchen. The free breakfast was standard and the rooms & bathrooms were super clean, biggest hostel dorm bed I've ever slept on I think! Very quiet and relaxed hostel. The staff was very friendly and helpful :)
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    08 Jan 2020
    The hostel was perfect for a short trip in Lisbon. The location is very central, just a few steps away from all you need, but still it is in a side road so it's not very loud. Hostel staff and guests alike were super freindly and helpful. Each bed has a locker equipped with an extension plug. The breakfast was standard plus pancakes, juice and fresh fruits. There are many activities offered, so for sure you won't get bored.
    Germany, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    30 Dec 2019
    There's nothing bad I can say about this hostel. The location was excellent, the staff were friendly as well as helpful, and the location was nothing but convenient. I would highly recommend staying here.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    25 Dec 2019
    very nice hostel. would highly recommend
    Egypt, All Male Group, 18-24
  • 10.0


    22 Dec 2019
    Such a cozy hostel, the staff are super friendly and helpful in every aspect. Unbeatable location. Love it.
    Kuwait, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    21 Dec 2019
    What a great hostel Living Lounge is. Perfect location to metro, train and day/nightlife. Staff was friendly, helpful, and available 24 hours. Great sitting areas to relax and meet other travelers, an in-house bar, and the best dinners prepared on sight for a most reasonable fee. Staff can hook you up for free walking tours, and offer other tips as to best sights in the area and how to get there. Be prepared to climb some steps up to the hostel reception area and rooms.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.7


    01 Jan 2020
    Everything about this "hostel" is exceptional, truly. Single rooms are small but just perfect -- furnished nicely and clean-as-a-whistle. The staff was friendly and helpful about sight-seeing and restaurants. The location is downtown Lisbon, right in the hub. The only downside was that there was construction going on in the building next door and so they had rigged an "elevator" in the space between the buildings and it was noisy during the daytime.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.7


    27 Dec 2019
    I just stayed a short night in the hostel in between two flights. But it xas a nice experience. Everything was okay and staff was very friendly and helpful. Would come back.
    Belgium, Male, 41+
  • 9.4


    27 Dec 2019
    Loved staying here. Great location, and very kind and helpful staff. Breakfast easy but filling.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    18 Dec 2019
    Loved our stay inspite of bad weather. Also liked the tours arranged
    India, Couple, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2019

    2nd, Worldwide Large Hostel

  • 2019

    2nd, Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2014

    5th, Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2013

    3rd, Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2013

    4th, Worldwide

  • 2012

    2nd, Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2011

    2nd, Worldwide Large Hostel

  • 2011

    3rd, Worldwide

  • 2010

    Best Character

  • 2010

    3rd, Worldwide

  • 2009

    3rd, Worldwide


  • 2015

    Worldwide Small Hostel

  • 2012

    Worldwide Medium Hostel

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Living Lounge Hostel says

I think what makes this place special is a combination of our unique and inspired decoration, unbeatable central location, and passion for helping guests feel at home. All 23 of our rooms have been decorated by friends, local artists, DJs and designers, all trying to express the diversity of Lisbon's culture and history. We also offer quite a lot of extras, like daily free activities, nightly dinners, a free breakfast spread, free towels and free Internet access. It's a warm, welcoming home base and we're pretty confident that it helps our guests to fully enjoy all that this historic and vibrant city has to give.
It's an easy stroll from here to the majority of the city's main attractions. You can visit the famous St. George's Castle, maze-like Alfama, water-front Praça do Comércio, and the bumping Bairro Alto night-life district without ever breaking a sweat. I usually tell guests that they should spend an afternoon or evening at one of the city's lookout points (miradouros), because it's sure to leave them with an impression more stunning than any guidebook can provide.