The cobbled streets of Lisbon’s Bairro Alto are just one of the many charms of this popular neighbourhood that oozes culture. Colourful street art, cocktail bars and fine dining restaurants can all be enjoyed in the area. With Bica Funicular, São Roque Church and Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara with easy access visitors can also immerse themselves in local history, culture and beautiful scenery. Read on to discover more about our favourite luxury hotels in Bairro Alto.
Bairro Alto Hotel
This member of Leading Hotels of the World has five stars and sits in a charming spot on Praça de Camões at the heart of the cultural quarter – Barrio Alto. The building is a product of the 18th century, accommodating 87 bedrooms each drawing on Portuguese crafts from artisanal rugs to Costa Nova ceramics, a restaurant, spa and a beautiful rooftop terrace with sea views. It celebrates all things Portuguese throughout, from the on-point decor to the food, the artwork, and the furnishings. On the fifth floor is BAHR & Terrace serves the best of Portuguese cuisine in a contemporary setting and on the ground indulge in delicious baked goods at the in-house patisserie.
Lumiares Hotel and Spa
This 5-star boutique hotel is located in the bohemian and vibrant area of Bairro Alto. What was once a former 18th century palace has now been converted into spacious apartment suites – all of which have been created in collaboration with local brands, makers and artists. The vibe is authentic Portugal. The Lumi Rooftop bar and restaurant boasts stunning panoramic views across the city and serves contemporary dishes sourced from local ingredients. The small but perfectly formed spa is a haven for guests in which to retreat, relax and rejuvenate.