Lisbon, with its charming setting on the Tagus River is one of Europe's top attractions. It is the continent's furthest western capital with an intriguing history where celebrated world explorers like Diaz and Da Gama hailed from. It has tantalizing beaches, 6 month long summers and the warmest European winters. It fascinates it's visitors with architecture from Romanesque to Baroque and endless historical attractions. The winding alleys and lanes stocked with intimate 1930's restaurants and jazz bars leading to beguiling hilltop views of the Rio Tejo is where one inevitably finds yourself after sunset. If you are ready to go we know where to find great accommodation deals for the best hotels in Lisbon Portugal, we guarantee it. So make sure you put our search abilities to the test to not miss out on the biggest discounts.
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Overlook Old Lisbon and Sao Jorge Castle. Rooms with views of Bairro Alto & Tagus River
One of the most popular and best locations to stay in Lisbon is near Rossio Square. It is known for the Dona Maria II theater, its 27 meter high statue and water fountain and exudes the typical character you expect when visiting a historical European destination.
Rossio Square is the very centre of the city with outdoor restaurants spilling onto the walkways and onto the square, it is buzzing and upbeat.
Another advantage is that it allows quick access to the major tourist attractions in Bairro Alto, Baixa and Alfama and at night it is a lively location to hang out with no lack of dinner joints.
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This hilly area could see you break a sweat during a stroll, but if you are the ever nocturnal type, Bairro Alto is your place where at night there is and almost carnival-like atmosphere.
Yet, don't let its top nightlife area title mislead you. It is also trendy with a choice of top 5 star hotels where locals and tourists mix in an assortment of restaurants and lively night-time hang-outs.
Even if you are not the typical party animal it is rewarding to just take a leisurely stroll along the quaint narrow streets at night and enjoy sweeping views of the century old city from the top of those steep hills.
Alfama, the oldest quarter of the city is where you can take to narrow medieval alleyways, camera in hand to get a glimpse into the ancient past of Portugal, take in the historical sights and views of the city and Tagus River from the hillside location.
It is often referred to as a village within a city with its old white washed houses, wrought iron balconies, churches and its famous old castle. This quiet and colourful residential area retains its historic atmosphere and traditions and the best area to book hotels if you want to take a few steps back in time, experience Lisbon of old like a local and be just outside the tourist masses.
Chiado with its history going back to the time of the Romans, and Chiado Square with is statue of poet António Ribeiro is located snug between two other top tourist locations, namely Bairro Alto and Baixa Pombalina, making it a natural convenient holiday accommodation base.
The scenery in Chiado is traditional and historic and include the Chiado Museum of Portuguese contemporary art. It is also the ultimate shopping area where you can choose to shop from traditional merchants to modern stores.
It also has a lively social scene and is full of culture with many statues, museums and theaters and the area has no lack of great restaurants and street cafes.
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