The cobbled streets of Lisbon’s Bairro Alto are just one of the many charms of this working-class neighborhood that oozes culture. Colorful street art, cocktail bars and gourmet restaurants can all be enjoyed in the area. With the Bica Funicular, the Church of São Roque and the Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara with easy access visitors can also immerse themselves in local history, culture and beautiful scenery. Read on to learn more about our favorite luxury hotels in Bairro Alto.
Hotel Bairro Alto
This member of Leading Hotels of the World has five stars and is in a charming location on Praça de Camões in the heart of the cultural district – Barrio Alto. The building is a product of the 18th century, housing 87 rooms each drawing inspiration from Portuguese craftsmanship, from handcrafted rugs to Costa Nova ceramics, a restaurant, spa and a lovely rooftop terrace with sea views. celebrates all things Portuguese, from on-point decor to food, artwork and furnishings. On the fifth floor, BAHR & Terrace serves the best of Portuguese cuisine in a contemporary setting and on the ground floor, treat yourself to delicious pastries at the on-site patisserie.
Luminares Hotel and Spa
This 5-star boutique hotel is located in the bohemian and lively district of Bairro Alto. What was once an 18th century palace has been transformed into spacious apartments, all created in collaboration with local brands, manufacturers and artists. The atmosphere is authentic Portugal. The Lumi Rooftop Bar and Restaurant offers stunning panoramic views of the city and serves contemporary dishes made with local ingredients. The small but perfectly appointed spa is a haven for guests in which to retreat, relax and rejuvenate.