Bairro Alto Hotel

A luxury 5-star boutique hotel newly renovated, blending exceptional location, sophisticated décor with a personalized service

Bairro Alto Hotel

Bairro Alto is under an expansion plan and closed from November 1, 2017 until September 2018. This project will affirm it as one of the leading boutique hotels in Europe. The hotel will see its portfolio enlarged by award-winning architect Eduardo Souto Moura. The renovation of the 18th century buildings will bring the number of rooms to 87, including 10 suites and 12 Junior Suites. The new area will include an innovative dining restaurant with a terrace, a cocktail bar, a freshly-baked patisserie and an indulging wellness area, making Bairro Alto Hotel the most complete five-star boutique hotel in Lisbon.

Hotel Tip

The view from the exclusive top-floor Terrace BA is one of the most stunning around, and ranks among the top hotel terrace vistas in the world. –John Clifford San Diego, California

Virtuoso Preferred Supplier Since 14 Jun 2013

Virtuoso Amenities   

      Hotel will be closed for renovation from 1st November 2017 to April 2019.

    For 2019:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Full Breakfast daily for up to two in-room guests, in restaurant
  • $100 USD equivalent Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

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Great location and staff helpful

By: Linda

Reviewed on: 09 Oct 2015

The hotel had a good location. Loved the 6th floor outside patio area for drinks. On weekends it is very popular and hotel guests are put on a waiting list to get in. There was no other nice area for late nite cocktails. Overall a nice hotel.
Travel Advisor:  Rochelle Lieberman

Exceptional Hotel

By: Barbara608

Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2015

From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, we found the service and courtesy exceptional. The food in the restaurant was beyond reproach and the service was wonderful. We have put this hotel on our list of "must return" places. The location makes for easy walking around some of the nicest places in Lisbon.
Travel Advisor:  Bobbi Nappi

Great location.

By: paul49

Reviewed on: 26 May 2016

Classic hotel close to the old part of the city. Sits across from a square filled with restaurants and shops. Staff was very friendly and responsive. The breakfast buffet, which was included, was well stocked and had items made to order. Rooms were fine with tall ceilings. Might take note that the bar area can get a little smokey but you are in Europe.
Travel Advisor:  Damien Martin
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By: Barbara55

Reviewed on: 18 Aug 2016

This hotel was excellent - large room, lovely amenities, attentive staff, great location, awesome restaurant
Travel Advisor:  Valerie Ann Wilson
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Great service, good accomodations

By: YJ

Reviewed on: 06 Dec 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights on the second leg of our honeymoon. First, the service was nothing but a pleasure. The front desk staff / concierge was knowledgeable and friendly. In addition, the service staff were nothing but polite and always seemingly happy to see us. The location is fantastic. It overlooks a popular square and is close to just about everything. It also has a great view of the Guadalquivir River. The accommodation itself was nice, but nothing out of this world. The bed was comfortable, the walls/windows well insulated, and the decor very chic and welcoming. The downside of the hotel comes with the bathroom logistics. The light switch is outside the room, which resulted in several middle of the night awakenings by a bright flash of light. In addition, the bathroom is not very sound-suppressant. Showers, running water, toilets flushing, etc. will not be good for light sleepers. However, the water pressure, towel warmers, and bathtub size were a nice surprise.

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By: Bob B

Reviewed on: 07 Jul 2017

Just about perfect
Travel Advisor:  Marianne Martz


By: Toto

Reviewed on: 28 Jul 2017

Very good hotel. Were glad we used the Virtuoso amenity of their gourmet dinner. Although ambiance of the restaurant may not be the best, the food was wonderful and stacks up against the best we've had.
Travel Advisor:  Hellen Hoffman
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Bairro Alto

By: Bear

Reviewed on: 01 Aug 2017

Excellent. Hotel was a delight. The staff was outstanding. Perhaps the highlight of our stay was the Virtuoso Portuguese dinner followed by Port on the rooftop terrace. We reserved a corner room on the fourth floor.
Travel Advisor:  Katie Schmitz
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By: Sandy

Reviewed on: 21 Aug 2017

Very nice, good breakfast, very nice terrace for after dinner drinks
Travel Advisor:  Daria Westerfield
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Highly recommend

By: JP

Reviewed on: 04 Sep 2017

Small unique 5 Star hotel. Spacious rooms, very good restaurant, great service, in a wonderful location in the city. For us it was the perfect place to wind down after more than a week cruising. Would go back in a minute.
Travel Advisor:  Malaka Hilton

Boutique Hotel

By: Mike

Reviewed on: 04 Sep 2017

The Bairro Alto Hotel was a pleasant surprise. The suite was very spacious and nicely appointed. The Staff couldn't have been any nicer, and very helpful in steering us in the right direction. The location is great, and if we were to return to Lisbon we would definitely stay again at The Bairro Alto Hotel.
Travel Advisor:  Malaka Hilton

Lisbon Hotel

By: Rob

Reviewed on: 30 Oct 2017

Ideally located in the center of the city. The area is noisy but the hotel has soundproof windows which totally block out the noise. Hotel is starting a major renovation and expansion. The staff was extremely helpful and nice.
Travel Advisor:  Gloria Welles
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Hard to believe but it will probably get better!

By: David Joffe

Reviewed on: 06 Nov 2017

BAH is the epitome of great service. It is being refurbished for the year right now. When done it will be larger - but the size won't matter. This Virtuoso hotel was geared to please the customer. They succeeded in satisfying our every wish both completely and immediately. It is the place to stay in Lisbon!
Travel Advisor:  Laura Schmitzer
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