Bairro Alto Hotel

Lisbon, Portugal

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  • Bairro Alto Hotel benefits from a fantastic location at the heart of Lisbon

  • Guests have exclusive access to the hotel's private roof terrace overlooking the rooftops of the city

  • Enjoy delicious Portuguese meals in the signature restaurant BAHR
  • Bohemian style and contemporary elegance meet in the unique design of the rooms and suites

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Lisbon is a year-round destination, although the city can be busy during the summer months. Spring and autumn are some of the best times to visit.

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Located in the heart of Lisbon, Bairro Alto is a boutique hotel offering a unique blend of modernity and tradition. Its roof terrace offers fantastic views of the city, while inside guests will find a creative Portuguese restaurant and cocktail bar.

Nestled in historical Lisbon between the lively and vibrant Bairro Alto and the sophisticated Chiado districts, Bairro Alto Hotel combines the character and styles of these two distinct neighbourhoods.

The 87 rooms and suites at Bairro Alto Hotel are decorated in a contemporary style, offering views across the city or towards the river Tejo. Taking inspiration from the surrounding areas, the décor of each room and suite blends the elegance of Chiado with the bohemian style of Bairro Alto.

BAHR restaurant is a contemporary space with an informal atmosphere, offering guests the opportunity to taste delicious Portuguese cuisine. The menu at BAHR is created by Michelin Star-awarded chef Nuno Mendes, whose creative dishes add a twist to the traditional cuisine of the region. For a small bite to eat, the Pastelaria will offer a selection of traditional Portuguese pastries and mouthwatering snacks, while Mezzanine is Bairro Alto Hotel's cocktail bar and the ideal spot for an aperitif.

Guests at Bairro Alto benefit from exclusive access to the hotel's rooftop terrace which boasts fantastic views over the rooftops of Lisbon and across the Tejo river. Those looking to keep active during their stay can make the most of the fitness studio, while the wellness centre offers the opportunity to unwind in the sauna and sensorial shower or enjoy a relaxing treatment.

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Bairro Alto Hotel offers 87 rooms, 22 of which are spacious suites. The design of the rooms is contemporary in style, and bathrooms are constructed in elegant Carrara and Travertino marbles. Guests will enjoy views of the Chiado or Bairro Alto districts and will find Le Labo amenities in each bathroom.


Children are welcome at Bairro Alto Hotel, however there are no specific childcare facilities.


Guests will find contemporary Portuguese cuisine at BAHR, headed up by Creative Chef Nuno Mendes. For a lighter meal, Pastelaria offers a range of delicious local pastries, and the Mezzanine bar provides a lovely spot for cocktails.


Thanks to its location at the heart of Lisbon, the Bairro Alto Hotel makes the ideal base from which to explore the city. The lively districts of Chiado and Bairro Alto are right on the doorstep and many of the city's key landmarks are within easy walking distance.


  • A gastronomic tour of Lisbon

    Discover Lisbon through its flavours with a walk through the city, sampling the gastronomic highlights from Ginginha to Pastel de Nata. Strolling the streets, you’ll experience the lively soul of the city with its cafe culture and vibrant heart.

  • Ancient Obidos

    The rolling hills north of Lisbon are home to the medieval town of Obidos, a treasure trove of art and architecture, and a half-day tour with your private guide brings this exquisite wealth to life.

  • Discover Sintra and Cascais

    Discover the charming Estoril Coast and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Sintra with your private guide, strolling the historic streets and soaking in the delightful character of the old city.

  • Fado - Portugal's national music

    The national song style of Portugal, Fado, can be found in many restaurants across Lisbon. This moving song is part of UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage list, and you can enjoy some of the best at ‘O Faia’.

  • Lisbon by private tram

    Lisbon's bright yellow trams are real icons of the city, having been in use since the late 19th century. For an exclusive tour of the city, board your very own private tram and wind your way through Lisbon's vibrant neighbourhoods.

  • Lisbon by private yacht

    Appreciate Lisbon from the sea, gaining a different view of the city’s sights while relaxing on board a private yacht. Discover the maritime history of the city that transformed Portugal into a colonial power with Lisbon at the heart of its empire.

  • Lisbon cooking class

    Live like a local with a walk through one of Lisbon’s historic markets, followed by a hands-on cooking class with a local foodie. Ideal for couples and families alike, this is a chance to explore the city’s culinary delights.

  • Pastel de Nata workshop

    One of Portugal's most celebrated treats, the Pastel de Nata, or custard tart, is a true local delicacy. Join a local foodie and learn how to make these delicious bites.

  • Portuguese tile mosaic workshop

    Visit the Fabrica de Sant’Anna to learn about the traditional Portuguese art of hand-painted tiles, known as azulejos. These beautiful tiles adorn buildings across Portugal and you'll have the chance to paint your own in this unique workshop.

  • Private bike tour of Sintra

    Explore the fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sintra by bike, admiring the unique palces and intriguing landscapes as you travel through the National Park. You'll then visit Cascais and explore this charming coastal town with your private guide.

  • Surfing in Portugal

    Thanks to its position on the Atlantic Ocean, Portugal offers fantastic surfing opportunities suitable for both experts and beginners alike. Close to Lisbon you'll find some of the best beaches for an exhilarating surfing lesson.

  • Tuk tuk tour of Lisbon

    Explore the best of Lisbon in a tuk tuk on this exciting tour of the city. With your private guide you'll discover Lisbon's centuries-old neighbourhoods, spread across seven hills, and learn about the history of Portugal's fascinating capital.

  • Walking tour of Lisbon

    Wandering the streets of Lisbon is an ideal way to soak in its history and the lifestyle of its inhabitants, passing people chatting on patios, drinking coffee in pavement cafes and enjoying the conviviality of the city.

Location & directions

Lisbon, Portugal

Bairro Alto Hotel is located in the bustling Bairro Alto district of Lisbon.

How to get there

Lisbon can be reached by direct flights with BA, TAP and Easyjet from London, the flight time is approximately 2 hours 30 minutes. Bairro Alto Hotel is a 30-minute private road transfer from Lisbon Airport.

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