Bairro Alto is a vibrant neighborhood in the heart of Lisbon, Portugal. Located just north of the city’s historic center, Bairro Alto is known for its lively nightlife, vibrant culture, and beautiful architecture.

One of the main attractions of Bairro Alto is its lively nightlife. The neighborhood is home to a wide variety of bars, clubs, and restaurants, making it a popular destination for those looking to experience the city’s vibrant nightlife. From traditional Portuguese taverns serving local wines and delicacies, to trendy bars and clubs with live music and DJs, Bairro Alto has something for everyone.

In addition to its nightlife, Bairro Alto is also home to a rich cultural heritage. The neighborhood is home to several historical landmarks and museums, including the Museu do Fado, which showcases the history and culture of Portugal’s traditional fado music. Bairro Alto is also home to several art galleries, theaters, and other cultural institutions, making it a great place to explore the city’s artistic and cultural scene.

One of the other things that makes Bairro Alto so special is its beautiful architecture. The neighborhood is home to a mix of architectural styles, from the narrow, winding streets and cobblestone alleys of the old city, to the grand, neoclassical buildings of the 18th and 19th centuries. Whether you’re admiring the intricate tile work of the city’s traditional buildings, or strolling through the elegant squares and gardens of the neighborhood, Bairro Alto is a feast for the eyes.

In short, Bairro Alto is a must-visit destination for anyone visiting Lisbon. With its lively nightlife, vibrant culture, and beautiful architecture, Bairro Alto is the perfect place to experience the best of what the city has to offer.

Martinhal Lisbon Chiado Family Suites

1 - Martinhal Lisbon Chiado Family Suites ★★★★★

Rua das Flores 44 Chiado/Baixa, Misericordia, 1200-195 Lisbon, Portugal

Located in the heart of Lisbon, Martinhal Lisbon Chiado Family Suites offers accommodation in the Chiado district, a 6-minute walk from the Cais do Sodré metro and train Station. Free WiFi is provided and a kids club is available at the property.

Composed of 37 air-conditioned apartments, accommodation at Martinhal Lisbon Chiado Family Suites range from studios to 2-bedroom apartments, all featuring wooden floors, a seating area with a sofa, a dining area and a private bathroom. Linen and towels are provided.

Kids are central to the property’s philosophy and there is kids club open day and night, covering the ages of 6 months to early teens, where kids can be looked after by a caring and responsible staff in a safe and secure space, while parents enjoy their time in Lisbon.

What people say about Martinhal Lisbon Chiado Family Suites Excepcional - 9.7

“Very good location. Everything is walking distance, or a 3 euros ride. Rooms are nice, well equipped and tasteful Staff is very friendly, and very helpful for tours, restaurants, etc... ”

“Great central location, excellent and very attentive staff, breakfast is very good and most importantly an on site kids club with well trained staff that attend to kids of all ages, with a range of customised activities designed to keep kids engaged and entertained all day”

“Perfect location close to many sites, shopping and great restaurants that are within 5 minutes walking distance. Very quiet at night. Rooms were spacious, updated and very clean. Breakfast buffet was liked by the whole family, with plenty of options. Staff was super nice, especially with the kids. Our kids enjoyed the kids club and it gave husband and myself time to walk around the city for sightseeing and have a meal. I highly recommend staying here.”

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Corpo Santo Lisbon Historical Hotel

2 - Corpo Santo Lisbon Historical Hotel ★★★★★

Largo do Corpo Santo, no 25, 1200-129 Lisboa, Misericordia, 1200-129 Lisbon, Portugal

Situated in Lisbon, 400m from Chiado, Corpo Santo Lisbon Historical Hotel provides accommodation with on-site dining. This 5-star hotel has a chunk of the the historical 14th century Muralha Fernandina, along with views over 17th century noble households.

Corpo Santo Lisbon Historical Hotel offers free WiFi. Rossio is 700m from the hotel.

All rooms have air conditioning, a bath or shower, free toiletries, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and Blu-ray player. Featuring a private bathroom with a bidet and a hairdryer, rooms at the hotel also feature a river view. At Corpo Santo Lisbon Historical Hotel every room is fitted with a seating area.

What people say about Corpo Santo Lisbon Historical Hotel Superb - 9.4

“The welcoming of the staff is unprecedented. Everything is done to please the guests with loads of extras (bottle of water at reception to take away on hot days, free ice creams, sweets waiting for the children in their rooms, free tour of the city run by a local member of staff ...). Room is ultra large, comfy and super clean. Very calm at night, we (family of 5) slept like babies.”

“The bathroom is so cool, the shower with the changing colors and the relaxing music It’s amazing. The room was modern ,confortable and extremely clean.”

“This is a all around Extraordinary hotel. Love the rooms - bed sumptuous and bathroom perfect. No wonder it was so recommend by the New York Times 36 hours in Lisbon. The staff could not have been kinder and more efficient. And returning in the afternoon to great surprises - free wine and snacks - in the lobby was a super plus. Location very convenient to everything in the historic part of Lisbon.”

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The Lumiares Hotel & SPA

3 - The Lumiares Hotel & SPA ★★★★★

142 Rua do Diario de Noticias, Misericordia, 1200-043 Lisbon, Portugal

The Lumiares Luxury Hotel offers accommodation in Lisbon. Chiado is 400 m from the property.

All units feature a flat-screen TV. There is a seating and/or dining area in some units. There is also a kitchenette, equipped with a dishwasher. An oven and coffee machine are also offered. Each unit is fitted with a private bathroom with a bath or shower. Towels are featured.

Guests can enjoy a drink at the on-site bar.

Rossio is 400 m from The Lumiares Luxury Hotel. The nearest airport is Lisbon Humberto Delgado Airport, 6 km from The Lumiares Hotel.

Misericordia is a great choice for travellers interested in atmosphere, friendly locals and food.

What people say about The Lumiares Hotel & SPA Superb - 9.3

“Everything was incredible especially the breakfast on the rooftop with the spectacular view!”

“Good location, amazing building, friendly staff. Couldn’t have asked for more. Would definitely return!”

“Friendly staff. Good location. Spacious accomadation. Nice perk to have 2 large bottles of water, soft drinks, a bottle of wine from the area and 2 local beers complimentary during the stay. Also a free drink was offered in the rooftop bar.”

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Hotel Avenida Palace

4 - Hotel Avenida Palace ★★★★★

Rua 1. De Dezembro, 123, Santa Maria Maior, 1200-359 Lisbon, Portugal

This 19th-century building overlooks Restauradores Square and offers views of St. George's Castle in central Lisbon. It features classic rooms and free valet parking.

Avenida Palace enjoys a popular location at the end of Avenida da Liberdade. The metro station and Eduardo VII Park are a short walk away.

Rooms at Avenida have antique-style furnishings and marble bathrooms. They are fully air-conditioned and have satellite TV. Wi-Fi access is available.

A large buffet breakfast is served daily in Avenida's grand Palace Lounge. There is also a library with books in many languages. Daily newspapers are available upon request.

What people say about Hotel Avenida Palace Superb - 9.3

“Friendly staff, confortable, excellent location, excellent breakfast buffet.”

“The location was perfect!! The hotel was right next to everything we wanted to do our a short walk away. The staff was super friendly and helpful. I really liked the cute gifts they give you each night. ”

“This property is perfectly located to walk to everything. It has old world charm with every modern amenities.”

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Memmo Príncipe Real - Design Hotels

5 - Memmo Príncipe Real - Design Hotels ★★★★★

Rua D. Pedro V 56J, Santo Antonio, 1250-094 Lisbon, Portugal

This hotel is set in Príncipe Real, one of the most exclusive and elegant districts in Lisbon. Bairro Alto and Avenida da Liberdade are both within a 10-minute walk, which places the hotel in an ideal spot to visit historic Lisbon. Memmo Príncipe Real features an outdoor pool and lounge, with panoramic city views.

Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and is equipped with a modern Bang & Olufsen TV. A terrace is featured in certain rooms. For guest’s comfort, there are bathrobes and slippers. The private bathroom comes with premium Hermés amenities and with professional quality hair dryers.

Café Colonial Restaurant is a celebration of the Lusophony roots through Portuguese and international dishes, with Brazilian, African and Asian influences. The restaurant is located in a central, stylish and comfortable area of the hotel with a terrace overlooking the pool and the city. Breakfast is served here in the morning exclusively for guests. Light meals and fresh juices or cocktails are available at lunch time and during the afternoon.

What people say about Memmo Príncipe Real - Design Hotels Superb - 9.3

“Great style, great setting, great area, good food. Relaxed atmosphere”

“Excellent location and facilities. Staff were all very helpful and accomodating”

“The daily happy hours on the outdoor bar area overlooking the sunset and the city were magical. The property was very clean and in a great location a little removed from the hectic tourist areas.”

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