Updated 12/11/22. Here are Lisbon’s most popular hostels in 2022 listed by neighborhood.
This is Lisbon Hostel – Most popular hostel in the Alfama neighborhood
This is Lisbon Hostel
Costa do Castelo, 63
Hostelworld Rating -9.6
Why is it the most popular hostel in the Alfama neighborhood? This is Lisbon Hostel is located in a 19th-century building and they also have a rooftop sundeck.
The hostel has a bar. Breakfast is 3 euros between 8 am and 10:40 am.
Laundry services are available. The hostel offers lockers and hot showers.
This is Lisbon Hostel organizes trips to Sintra, Costa da Caparica, Portuguese dinners and brunches, and Portuguese lessons.
Contact in advance for the most efficient way to reach the hostel, so you can avoid dragging your luggage up steep hills.
To book: https://www.booking.com/hotel/pt/this-is-lisbon-hostel.en.html?aid=7930224&no_rooms=1&group_adults=2
Saint Jordi Hostel – Most popular hostel in Anjos
Rua do Forno do Tijolo 3
Hostelworld Rating – 9.8
Not just the most popular hostel in the working-class Anjos neighborhood, one of the most popular hostels in the world!
Located in a former convent in a traditional Lisbon neighborhood, the hostel is not too far from the Anjos metro station or the little-known, but really cool Miradouro de Monte Agudo viewpoint.
Also, a 20-minute walk from Castelo São Jorge, and the famous Tram 28 has a stop right outside.
They have single, double triple private rooms, and dorms from 4 to 10 beds, mixed or single-sex.
Each bed in the dorm has curtains, a charger, and a reading light, and your locker is in your room. Some of the bathrooms are en-suite.
Breakfast is available every day and the hostel organizes a dinner social every night.
You can have drinks at their Imperial Bar, or on the garden patio.
Laundry facilities are on-site. Hostelworld Best Hostel Chain 2020 and 9th Best Worldwide Medium Hostel honors.
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Royal Prince Hostel – Most popular in Bairro Alto
Rua da Palmeira 20
Hostelworld Rating – 9.3
Royal Prince is the top-rated hostel in the nocturnal Bairro Alto Neighborhood.
It is located near the Jardim do Príncipe Real – a great park to sit down and enjoy a cup of coffee or have drinks with friends.
The hostel is also close to the Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara viewpoint and many bars and restaurants.
The 19th-century building is airconditioned and has dorms and private rooms.
The privates come with a TV. The dorm beds each have curtains, a reading light, and an outlet.
Breakfast is free. Linen and towels are included.
Royal Prince also offers hot showers, laundry facilities, and a terrace.
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Home Lisbon Hostel – Baixa
Rua de São Nicolau, 13, 2E
Hostelworld Rating: 9.7
This is a beautiful, cozy, and clean hostel with a lot going on. There is a bar on site, there are pub crawls, free walking tours, and trips to Sintra. By far, the most popular feature of this hostel is Mamma, the owner’s mother, and her nightly home-cooked meals.
There are 4, 6, and 8-bed mixed rooms or all-female rooms. There are also double and twin private rooms. Each room in this 200-year-old building has a large window or a balcony. Lockers are provided.
To book: https://www.booking.com/hotel/pt/home-lisbon-hostel-lisboa.en.html?aid=7930224&no_rooms=1&group_adults=2
Golden Tram Hostel 242 – Baixa
Rua Aurea 242, very close to the Santa Justa Elevator, some rooms have a view of the elevator.
Hostelworld Rating – 9.7
A five-story building with an elevator, built in 1922.
A large hostel with 4 or 10-bed dorms, they have more than 130 beds.
You will find a coffee shop / bar on the first floor.
Free breakfast with food available for purchase all day.
Weekend entertainment programs include fado music, latin-dancing, Portuguese meals, cooking nights, and more.
Modern decor all over the hostel. Hot showers, laundry facility, AC.
To book: https://www.booking.com/hotel/pt/golden-tram-242-lisbonne-hostel.en.html?aid=7930224&no_rooms=1&group_adults=2
Good Morning Solo Travellers – Baixa / Restauradores
Praça dos Restauradores 65, 2D
Hostelworld Rating – 9.7
Conveniently located steps from Restauradores metro station and the Elevador da Glória to go up to Bairro Alto.
As of August 2021, they are offering all-inclusive food and beverages if you book the breakfast option.
You get three meals daily (with vegan and vegetarian options, plus free beer and sangria during bar hours.
Hot showers, thick beds with curtains and reading lights, lockers, bike rental.
Hostelworld’s Best Hostel in Portugal 2020 and 2019.
To book: https://www.booking.com/hotel/pt/goodmorning-hostel.en.html?aid=7930224&no_rooms=1&group_adults=2
Lisbon Destination Hostel – Baixa
Rossio Train Station, Second Floor
Hostelworld Rating – 9.7
Lisbon Destination Hostel is located in the center of old Lisbon, inside the 19th Century Rossio train station.
Nonetheless, guests claim that you cannot hear the trains.
If you decide to do a day trip to Sintra, the train leaves from downstairs. See my article How to plan a day trip or overnight trip to Sintra from Lisbon for more information on Sintra.
The hostel’s common area has a glass ceiling and an indoor garden with hammocks. They offer free shots at the bar during happy hour.
The hostel has air conditioning and ceiling fans. They offer laundry facilities, hot showers, lockers, and reading lights.
Lisbon Destination Hostel is wheelchair accessible.
Between 2014 and 2018, Lisbon Destination Hostel was ranked as one of Hostelworld’s Top Medium Hostels in the World.
To book: https://www.booking.com/hotel/pt/lisbon-destination-hostel.en.html?aid=7930224&no_rooms=1&group_adults=2
We Love F. Tourists Hostel – Baixa neighborhood
Rua dos Fanqueiros 267
Hostelworld Rating – 9.8
250-year-old building in Baixa that has views of the castle from some of the dorm rooms.
Two common areas to chill in plus a bar.
Dorm beds have curtains.
Has held Hostelworld’s Most Popular Hostel in Lisbon Ranking 2020, 2020 Best Solo Male Hostel and 2019 Best Solo Female Hostel honors.
Hot showers, washing machine, reading light, bike rental.
To book: https://www.booking.com/hotel/pt/we-love-f-tourists.en.html?aid=7930224&no_rooms=1&group_adults=2
Lisbon Calling Hostel – Bica
Rua de Sao Paulo 26 – 3D
Hostelworld Rating 9.7
This hostel in an attractive 250-year-old house is owned and operated by travelers. Divided into seven rooms, The beds are big and the private rooms are spacious.
While travelers say that it is not a party hostel, it is well-located for nightlife, between Bairro Alto’s many bars and those found in Cais do Sodré.
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Breakfast is free. Towels and linen are also included.
To book: https://www.booking.com/hotel/pt/lisbon-calling.en.html?aid=7930224&no_rooms=1&group_adults=2
Sunset Destination Hostel – Cais do Sodré
Cais do Sodré train station, Largo Duque de Terceira
Hostelworld Rating – 9.2
While Sunset Destination Hostel is the lowest-rated hostel on our list of Lisbon’s top hostels, it is the only hostel with a rooftop pool that overlooks the Tejo river!
The rooftop is also where the cookouts/ barbecues and bar action takes place.
The hostel is extremely well located, inside the Cais do Sodré train station. It is also a few steps away from the bars on Pink Street and the TimeOut Market.
They offer female dorms with ensuite bathrooms, private rooms, and four, six, and ten-bed dorms.
Air-conditioning, hot showers, laundry facilities, lockers, adaptors, reading lights, towels for rent.
Honored in 2015 and 2016 as one of the world’s top medium-sized hostels.
To book: https://www.booking.com/hotel/pt/beach-destination-hostel.en.html?aid=7930224&no_rooms=1&group_adults=2
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