Inn Bairro Alto B&B / B.A Sweet
1200-269, Lisbon, Travessa das Mercês 52-50
Located in the Lisbon centre, Inn Bairro Alto... read more
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Lisbon City Centreconsists out of several districts. The old town of Lisbon is formed by the areas of Rossio, Baixa, Chiado, Bairro-Alto, and Alfama. Lisbon’s main attractions and sights can be found in these areas.
You can find many excellent budget friendly hotels right in the heart of Lisbon city centre. Some hotels offer picturesque views of the city skyline, free WiFi access. Metro stations, art galleries and historic attractions are located within easy reach of these accommodations. Check out below 5 of the best cheap hotels in Lisbon Portugal.
Location: Campo Pequeno
Affordable Hotel, Parking, Rooms with Balcony
Location: near Saldanha Metro Station
Affordable Hotel, Double & Triple Rooms
Location: Santo Antonio district
Cheap Hotel, Non-Smoking Rooms, Private Parking
Location: Right in the heart of the city centre
Cheap Hotel, Good Location, Rooms with Ensuite Bathroom
Location: Commercial Centre
Cheap Guest House, near Arroios Metro Station, Family Rooms
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1200-269, Lisbon, Travessa das Mercês 52-50
Located in the Lisbon centre, Inn Bairro Alto... read more
1100-207, Lisbon, Rua dos Douradores, 178, 4º andar
With free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception, modern... read more
1050-090, Lisbon, Av Duque De Loulé 20
Situated 250 metres from Picoas Metro Station, this... read more
1000-301, Lisbon, Av. Joao XXI 80, Campo Pequeno
Located only 200 metres from Campo Pequeno Metro... read more
1150-282, Lisbon, Rua Rodrigues Sampaio N160
Located just off lofty Avenida da Liberdade, this... read more
1250-092, Lisbon, Rua D. Pedro V 53, 2
Pensão Londres is situated at the top of... read more
1050-010, Lisbon, Rua Joaquim António de Aguiar 5
Located at the centre of Lisbon, HF Fenix... read more
1250-166, Lisbon, Rua da Glória, 16
Decorated by leading Portuguese designers, these centrally located... read more
1050-162, Lisbon, Avenida Miguel Bombarda 50 , 2 º
Le Premier Lisbon Suites has air-conditioned guest accommodation... read more
1050-062, Lisbon, Av. 5 De Outubro 160
The Turim Iberia Hotel offers free Wi-Fi and... read more
1050-087, Lisbon, Avenida Duque de Loule, 51
Situated in Lisbon, 700 metres from Liberty Avenue... read more
1050-097, Lisbon, Avenida Elias Garcia 87
Just a 3-minute walk from the Campo Pequeno... read more
1150-194, Lisbon, Rua Jardim do Regedor, 24
Dating back to 1900, the 24-hour Rossio Garden... read more
1050-082, Lisbon, Av. Duque De Ávila 189
The Alif Avenidas is located in Lisbon, opposite... read more
1050-226, Lisbon, Rua Tomás Ribeiro, 95-95B Rés do Chão
Offering free WiFi, Hygge House offers accommodation in... read more
1000-039, Lisbon, Rua Antonio Pedro 40
Hotel Do Chile is situated on a quiet... read more
1100-076, Lisbon, Rua Barros Queirós 31
Situated conveniently in the Santa Maria Maior district... read more
1250-195, Lisbon, Rosa Araujo, 16
Primely set next to Lisbon’s poshest street, Avenida... read more
1200-084, Lisbon, Travessa do Caldeira 19, Patio Das Parreiras Porta 20.
A 5-minute walk from Bairro Alto and Chiado,... read more
1100-150, Lisbon, Rua Do Comercio, 32-38
Located in Baixa’s centre, this 4-star hotel is... read more
1100-044, Lisbon, Rua Da Assunção 52
Hotel LX Rossio is located in Lisbon's downtown... read more
1250-143, Lisbon, Avenida da Liberdade 243
Featuring individually decorated rooms with floor-to-ceiling paintings and... read more
1200-358, Lisbon, Rua 1º De Dezembro 73
Located within a 3-minute walk from Rossio Square,... read more
1250-184, Lisbon, Praça do Principe Real 25
Located in Praça do Príncipe Real Square, Casa... read more
1250-167, Lisbon, Rua Mouzinho da Silveira 34-36
Lisbon Serviced Apartments - Avenida da Liberdade offers... read more
1100-241, Lisbon, Praça da Figueira, 16
The Beautique Hotels Figueira offers unique experiences and... read more
1150-132, Lisbon, Rua Dona Estefânia, 71-77
Neya Lisboa Hotel is located in a quiet... read more
1050-214, Lisbon, Avenida Sidonio Pais 4
Situated opposite the Eduardo VII Park, Lisboa Central... read more
1200-357, Lisbon, Rua 1º de Dezembro 31
The modern and elegant décor of The ART... read more
1050-088, Lisbon, Avenida Duque de Loule 81-83
Offering a restaurant, H10 Duque de Loule is... read more
1170-059, Lisbon, Rua da Bela Vista à Graça 124
Set in Lisbon, Dona Graca Lisbon Apartments is... read more
1200-290, Lisbon, Rua Nova Do Almada, 114
In the heart of Lisbon, do Chiado has... read more
1200-430, Lisbon, Rua de São Paulo
Set in Lisbon’s historic area, Lisbon Five Stars... read more
1269-066, Lisbon, Tv. Salitre / Avd. Liberdade
Just around the corner from Liberty Avenue, this... read more
1200-109, Lisbon, Rua Poiais de São Bento - 7
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1150-082, Lisbon, Rua Camara Pestana 23
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Find low cost deals for accommodation in the heart of the Lisbon city centre in Portugal. Stay in downtown near main sights, landmarks and central squares. There is an excellent selection of great value hotels and charming b&b’s located in downtown Lisboa.
Lisbon City Centre consists out of several neighbourhoods.
The Lisbon Rossio area is formed around Rossio Square or Pedro IV Square. It is the main, busiest and liveliest square in downtown Lisbon Portugal, where people stop to sit and relax, or for a drink at the several atmospheric cafes with outdoor sitting. Once used as a cattle market, a public execution center, bullfight arena and carnival ground, today the Praça serves both for the locals and the tourists with its well-known cafés.
Principe Real located nearby Bairro Alto is a trendy quarter where you can find several gay bars and clubs, and the area with the most antique and fancy shops, especially along Rua da Escola Politecnica and Rua Dom Pedro V.
Chiado is an elegant shopping and sophisticated district of theaters, bookshops, old-style cafes, and art nouveau jewelry shops. Statues of literary figures such as Fernando Pessoa, Luis de Camões, and Eça de Queiroz are located in this area.
Bairro Alto is the city’s vibrant nightlife quarter. You can stroll through the cobbled lanes and enjoy excellent traditional and international restaurants, tourist-packed Fado Houses, and bars.
Baixa or Downtown is the heart of the city, and the main shopping and financial district. It stretches from the riverfront to the main avenue (Avenida da Liberdade). Due to its central location, many hotels are located in this downtown area.
Alfama is a lovely and district for walkers and photographers, and the oldest district of Lisbon Portugal named by the Moors. It’s an area of small narrow streets, tiny squares, churches, and whitewashed houses very close to each other. Alfama is overlooked by the mediaeval Castle of São Jorge.
Main squares located in Lisbon City Centre, Portugal
Rossio Square or Pedro IV Square — main central city centre square near Rossio train station. The neoclassical Teatro Nacional de Dona Maria II, built in 1846 by Fortunato Lodi, occupies the north side of the square. It is surrounded by a sculpture of Portuguese playwright Gil Vicente. During the 18th century this was the site of the Palace of the Inquisition, where in 1761 the sentences of the auto da fés were meted out. In the centre of the square stands the 27-m high statue of Dom Pedro IV, the emperor of Brazil before ascending the Portuguese crown in 1826. The marble pedestal features figures representing Justice, Strength, Prudence and Temperence. To the northwest stands the interlocking horseshoe arches of Rossio station. Designed in 1887, this neo-Manueline confection characterized a late 19th-century nostalgia for the period of the Discoveries. Several excellent and cheap hotels can be found within easy walking distance of the square such as the Internacional Design Hotel and Pensão Estação Central.
Praça Afonso de Albuquerque or Afonso de Albuquerque Square — central city square in the Belém district of Lisbon Portugal, situated in front of Belém Palace, the residence for the President of Portugal.
Chiado — plaza set between the neighbourhoods of Bairro Alto and Baixa Pombalina. Located at the square is a statue of poet Antonio Ribeiro.
Praça de Entrecampos — plaza in central Lisbon which is the starting point of three major avenues; Avenida da República, Avenida dos Estados Unidos da América and Avenida das Forças Armadas. In the middle of the square stands a Monument to the Heroes of the Peninsular War.
Praça da Figueira or Square of the Fig Tree — large city centre square in Baixa Pombalina with an equestrian statue of King John I. Nearby are several cheap hostels and hotels. Right on the corner of Praça da Figueira is cheaply Lisbonview Hostel offering budget accommodation with free Wi-Fi access.
Praça do Comércio or Commercial or Trade Square — located near the Tagus River. The square more commonly known as Terreiro do Paço, or Palace Square because it was where the original Royal Palace was located, before the great Lisbon earthquake in 1755. Situated right at Plaça do Comercio is cheap Smart Hostel offering guest rooms with a view of the Tejo River or the square.
Praça do Império or Empire Square — largest square in Portugal surrounded by the Jerónimos Monastery and the Belém Cultural Center.
Praça dos Restauradores or Restauradores Square — central Lisboa square dedicated to the restoration of the independence of Portugal in 1640 with in the middle the Monument to the Restorers. Located at the Restauradores Square and boasting panoramic views of São Jorge Castle is cheaper Hotel Americano.
Praça do Marquês de Pombal or Marquess of Pombal Square — square located between the Avenida da Liberdade (Liberty Avenue) and the Eduardo VII Park and surrounded by several great value hotels and cheaper hostel accommodations.
Largo do Carmo — picturesque square in central Lisbon surrounded by bars and restaurants with terraces.
The Baixa Pombaline district is the main area for shopping and main banking district. The area stretches from the riverfront to the main avenue called Avenida da Liberdade in central Lisbon. It’s a great place to stay, because it is close to all major sights and attractions, with excellent transport facilities and close to shops, restaurants, cafes and museums.
Lisbon Baixa District is the downtown area of Lisbon Portugal. It’s a lively district in the heart of the city from the riverfront to Avenida da Liberdade or Liberty Avenue with streets flanked by neoclassical and ArtDeco buildings. Baixa was rebuilt by the Marquis of Pombal (D. Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal) following the earthquake of 1755. In the district you will find broad elegant squares, 18th century architecture, patterned pavements, the main shopping boulevards, and popular cafes. Main sights of the area are Comercio Square, Rossio Square and the Santa Justa Elevator.
In the 19th century, Baixa was Lisbon’s commercial heart, with streets named according to their trades. Rua dos Sapateiros or the shoemakers street, Rua da Prata or silversmiths street, and Rua Augusta for the wool and silk merchants.
Main Sights and Landmarks in Baixa Pombaline District
Rossio Square or Pedro IV Square — popular tourist spot and square in central Lisbon. The square is surrounded by cafes with terraces. One of the most popular is the art deco Cafe Nicola on the western side of the square. In the middle of the square stands The Column of Pedro IV, on either side a baroque fountain, and on the north side is the Dona Maria II National Theater.
Praça do Comércio or Commerce Square — waterfront square with a statue of King Jose I in the center of the square.
Elevador de Santa Justa or Santa Justa Elevator — lift located at the end of Rua de Santa Justa, connecting the lower streets of the Baixa with the higher Largo do Carmo (Carmo Square). It was built by the Portugal-born French architect Raoul de Mesnier du Ponsard (an apprentice of Gustave Eiffel, the builder of Paris’ Eiffel Tower).
Rua Augusta — main pedestrian street of Lisbon Portugal with mosaic pavements, outdoor cafes, international fashion stores. Between Commerce Square and Rua Augusta is the Rua Augusta Arch.
Figueira Square — one of the city’s main bus and tram stops offering a great view of St. George’s Castle.
Praça dos Restauradores — historical square.
Rossio Station — station located in a monumental Neo-Manueline building, built in the late 19th century between 1886 and 1887. The rail station is located between Praca dos Restauradores and the Rossio Square.
Church of São Domingos — site where the São Domingos Convent stoodP before the Great Earthquake of 1755.
Avenida da Liberdade — Lisbon’s main boulevard built in the 19th century in the style of the Champs-Elysees in Paris city centre.
Eduardo VII Park — largest park in Lisbon Portugal.
Rua das Portas de Santo Antão — street known for it’s seafood restaurants. Also situated in this street is the classical Coliseu dos Recreios, which is the Lisbon Coliseum, opened in 1890 as a circus, and today is a concert venue.
Nearest rail station : the downtown Baixa city centre is served by Rossio Railway Station or Estação de Caminhos de Ferro do Rossio, formerly known as Estação Central (Central Station).
Nearest Metro Stations : Baixa Pombalina is served by Avenida, Restauradores, Rossio, Baixa-Chiado, and Terreiro do Paço metro stations.
Nearest airport : the closest international airport is Lisboa Portela airport, located 7km or 4,3 miles north of downtown Baixa.
Lisbon Trams : Rede de eléctricos de Lisboa comprises out of five urban lines, and is primarily a tourist attraction.
Cruise Ship Port of Lisbon : cruise ships dock at one of three cruise terminals: Alcântara Terminal, the Rocha Conde de Obidos Terminal or the Santa Apolonia Terminal. Some cruise lines offer shuttle service to Praça do Comercio in the Baixa district.