Rua São Pedro de Alcântara 81, 1250-238 Lisbon, Portugal

Often dubbed as one of the most glorious hostels in Lisbon, The Independence Hostel & Suites are set in this 100 year old, stunning and opulent building that has been playfully transformed into a welcoming, vibrant space. It is set in an ideal location in the heart of Bairro Alto, offering picturesque and nostalgic views of Miradouro Sao Pedro de Alcantara and plenty of food establishments for travelers to satisfactorily experience the Portuguese cuisine. An interesting fact about this Lisbon hostel is that the now beautifully restored historic mansion was originally built to serve as the Swiss ambassador’s official residence at the beginning of the 20th century. Staying at this premium location, comfort and content-packed Lisbon holiday is guaranteed. The hostel features a restaurant, a bar, a guest’s only lounge and a secluded beer garden. Here you can mingle with fellow travellers but enjoy friendly encounters with the local population as they too are drawn by the positive vibes of this place. The restaurant, called the Decadente is the heart and soul of this fine Art Deco establishment. Here freshly prepared Portuguese cuisine is served from the finest locally sourced ingredients. This charming Art Deco hostel includes free buffet breakfast and LisbonEye thoroughly enjoyed.


This Lisbon hostel offers 108 beds with 13 dorms, accommodating from 6, 9 to 12 guests. The rooms are spacious and feature high ceilings with custom-made bunk beds and contemporary stylish decor. Free wi-fi is available in public areas and free wired Internet in public areas.There are also four private suites that offer a little more privacy, perfect for couples or families or for those who enjoy the communal vibe yet want to retreat into their own private quarters. Dorms provide shared bathrooms, while the private rooms have en suite facilities. The suites come with balconies that provide splendid views of the Tagus River and St. George’s Castle, where guests can unwind after a long day on the Lisbon tiles or enjoy an early morning coffee before tackling the Lisbon attractions.


Take a 20 minute stroll and you’ll find yourself at popular places like Rossio Square, Santa Justa Elevator, and Lisbon Cathedral. In the vicinity you’ll find the Castle of Sao Jorge and Gulbenkian Museum. There are tons of restaurants and bars in the Bairro Alto area so finding a healthy meal is just around the corner. Ideally located for exploring the city, grab a free Lisbon map before you set out on your Lisbon tour. The friendly staff at The Independente Hostel & Suites will generously provide information on things to do in Lisbon and provide a service with a genuine smile.