Budget-watchers will love visiting Lisbon, as it’s easy to enjoy the city without spending too much money. It’s also one of the best cities for low-cost accommodation, and a few acclaimed hostels are among the best in the world. Sharing living, sleeping and shower space isn’t for everyone, but those who give it a chance in Lisbon may be pleasantly surprised. Here are some of the best hostels in the city.
If you’re planning on spending a lot of time in Cais do Sodré or taking the train for day trips towards Cascais, stay local and book a stay at the Sunset Destination Hostel. Not only it is convenient, but it’s comfortable too and is one of the places in Lisbon with phenomenal rooftop views, including a rooftop pool. It’s also close to the Time Out food court at the Mercado da Ribeira, as well as some of Lisbon’s hottest clubs and bars. Prices begin around €30 per night.
Feel at home inside a beautiful 200-year-old old building that has become one of the city’s coolest accommodations. Home Lisbon Hostel is well known for a few reasons, including their central location, social events, and their infamous “Mamma’s dinners” that are cooked by the owner’s very own Portuguese mom. Another unique aspect of this location is their free co-working space for freelancers and digital nomads who need to get work done in between exploring. Low prices beginning around €20 per night.
Make every morning in Lisbon a good morning by waking up in one of the city’s historic downtown neighborhoods and in an environment that encourages experiencing everything that Lisbon has to offer. Goodmorning Hostel is located near the Avenida da Liberdade, a short walk from the Rossio train station and many traditional Portuguese restaurants and cafés.
One thing is for sure: you won’t get lost in the crowd at Lost Inn Lisbon. Among their objectives is making each guest feel comfortable and welcome by organizing events through the city and in the hostel. Located slightly uphill from Cais do Sodré, it is a couple of blocks from major night life venues like MusicBox and in the middle of plenty of sightseeing opportunities. Low prices begin around €23 per night.
Living Lounge Hostel and her sister, the Lisbon Lounge Hostel, are located in the heart of downtown Lisbon and close to many must-see landmarks. Owned and run by a group of artists, the living and sleeping spaces are bright and cheerfully decorated in a true Lisbon fashion. In addition to being comfortable and convenient, the hostel offers free breakfast, free wi-fi, and many other amenities for those who want more than the basics.
Within Baixa Pombalina, the Yes! Lisbon Hostel provides a central location for travelers to connect with the city and each other. In addition to an excellent location in the heart of the city, the hostel organizes social events including tours and pub crawls so guests can make the most of their time in Lisbon. Around €25 per night.