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Bairro Alto Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Praca Luis de Camoes 2, Lisbon 1200-243, Portugal (Encarnação)
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Ranked #18 of 219 hotels in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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81 reviews 81 reviews
29 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived very late at night, due to flight delays, and our first impression of our superior room, overlooking the square, was that it was small and rather spartan. However, when we saw it in daylight, we realised that everything in it from furniture to soft furnishings and bathrooms fittings was very good quality. The bed was exceptionally comfortable with... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, I have to say, I have no complaints about the staff. They were all very polite & friendly & helpful. We didn't feel this was a 5 star hotel! We booked it through Leading Hotels of the World. Of which this doesn't make it. It's a nice hotel, but not up to the standard of 5 star hotels we... More

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BAH_Manager, General Manager at Bairro Alto Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Suzanneb255, Greetings from Lisbon. Thank you so much for your feedback. We sure appreciate your comments as we always face these as constructive and as a stage for our ongoing daily mission of trying our very best to deliver a great level of service to our esteemed guests. Also, thank you for sharing your review of your experience with... More

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131 reviews 131 reviews
52 hotel reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed this superlative hotel in the heart of energetic, pulsating, elegant Lisbon. Situated in a beautiful square so atypical of most European squares, the literary history of the area seeps through the carnival like atmosphere that often permeates at night. Whether you want to enjoy a quiet drink on the square during the early afternoon, enjoy the all encompassing... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for a 3 night tourist break and had booked they lowest category room, the Mansard roof rooms. Although a bit small and the windows very narrow we were very pleased with the room and found it nice, cozy and well decorated. The bed was nice and comfortable although we still find it strange that a 5-star hotel does... More

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Bettystown, Ireland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

stayed here recently for 3 nights and cannot fault the hotel, the location is excellent right in the centre of the bairro Alto and Chiado areas and also very close to the train station and Rossio square, the hotel facilities are what you would expect from a 5 star hotel excellent, the roof top terrace bar is a must see... More

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Gutersloh, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

There is a lot positive to say about this marvelous hotel. Here the main topics: perfect location, grand historical building, wonderful rooms, excellent restaurant for great breakfast, lunch or dinner, well equipped bars (Terrace with fantastic view over city and Tagus). And the best: All of the proficient and smart staff are taking care of their guest and make them... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

What can I say-- best location, amazing staff --Numo was fabulous and rest of front desk, staff for breakfast, crystal on roof top bar! All lovely and memorable. Rooms were perfect -- spacious, charming, great mattresses! Location is ideal for bairro alto, chiado, water front, shopping, eating, drinking and they make great recommendations! So nice, smiling, helpful! Boss should give... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We had a fantastic stay at this hotel. The room was very comfortable, and beautifully decorated. The bathroom was small but very well designed so that it was easy to get ready in. The staff were very helpful and came up with great suggestions for where to eat in Lisbon. The roof terrace has fantastic views, and we enjoyed a... More

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Mettmann, Germany
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Stayed together with my wife from 30.12.13 - 01.01.14 at Bairro Alto Hotel and we treated ourselfes to a nice suite, considering the special time of the year. We have been impressed by the genuine friendliness of the hotel staff which helped us in the most courteous and professional way to find a dinner reservation in a nice seafood restaurant... More

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London, UK
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

An incredible location, beautiful hotel, great food, excellent service and fantastic rooms. Breakfast is delicious and attentive, the front desk staff are knowledgeable and keen to assist. And don't get me started on the roof-top bar... heaven!

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Also Known As:
Hotel Bairro Alto
Bairro Alto Lisbon
Address: Praca Luis de Camoes 2, Lisbon 1200-243, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Estremadura > Lisbon > Encarnação
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Lisbon
#18 Luxury Hotel in Lisbon
#33 Family Hotel in Lisbon
#38 Business Hotel in Lisbon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Bairro Alto Hotel 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the fashionable Bairro Alto district, the traditional heartland of intellectuals, artists and revolutionaries, Bairro Alto Hotel is Lisbon's first contemporary boutique hotel.Capturing the indomitable spirit of exploration that pervades Lisbon, a city long associated with explorers, traders and settlers, Bairro Alto Hotel both embraces the Portuguese architectural tradition, while respectively turning it on its head. ... more   less 
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