The Best Hostels in Lisbon from $10 (August 2020)

Hostels for backpackers, solo travelers, budget travelers, and groups

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Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is a truly beautiful city with plenty of character. Many visitors consider it one of their favorite cities in Europe. An enchanting place to visit with a unique setting, beautiful architecture, and fun environment, Lisbon offers a diverse number of attractions and activities for visitors.

Budget travelers can find plenty of hostels to choose from in Lisbon. Each has it's own style and atmosphere, so it's important to consider what you want to get from your visit before you choose your accommodation. Are you looking for a quiet hostel, or a party hostel? Do you want to meet up with other travelers? Are you looking for organized activities or an on-site restaurant? The good news is that many of Lisbon's best hostels offer all or most of these amenities for budget travelers.

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How much do hostels in Lisbon cost?

Hostels in Lisbon can vary in price depending on the overall quality of the hostel, the location, the amenities offered, and its reputation. Keep in mind that the price does not always reflect the quality! Always check out the photos and reviews of a hostel before booking.

The average price of a dorm bed in a hostel in Lisbon is about $18. Hostels can range in price from $6 up to $40 in some cases. Also, many hostels offer private rooms. The average price of a private room at a hostel in Lisbon is about $50, with prices ranging from $20 to $150. Keep in mind that some private rooms in hostels are comparable to hotel rooms, and are priced accordingly.

The Best Overall Hostels in Lisbon

So, what are the best hostels in Lisbon? Let's find out!

Home Lisbon Hostel

Dorm Bed $19.94
Private Room $16.61

Who should stay here: Solo travelers, groups of friends, or anybody looking for a social but chill hostel.
Location: In the heart of the Baixa district near Rua Augusta and many tourist sights. It's also a short walk from many public transportation options.
Amenities: Organized activities, walking tours, Sintra Tours, pub crawls, group dinners, an on-site bar, a shared kitchen, and security lockers
Personality: This is a social hostel with a lot of activities where you can meet other guests.
Heads Up: It can be noisy at night and the rooms are a bit small.

One guest said "One of the best hostels I've ever stayed at! Extremely clean, great atmosphere for meeting people, and friendly, helpful staff.".

This hostel is a social and fun hostel where it's easy to meet other guests. There's an on-site bar, which can get loud at night, but the nightly dinners and organized activities make it easy to meet other travelers, even if you're not looking to party late into the night.

The staff are friendly and helpful. The free walking tour is a great way to get oriented with the city and the pub crawls and group dinners keep the atmosphere light and fun.

This hostel is conveniently located in the city's historic district so you can walk to many different sights and attractions. It's also near public transportation that can take you to the beach as well as the airport shuttle.

The hostel is housed in a 200 year old building and has four, six, and eight bed dorms as well as double and twin private rooms.

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Yes Lisbon Hostel

Dorm Bed $18.69
Private Room $43.61

Who should stay here: Solo travelers, couples, groups of friends, or anybody looking for to meet other travelers and have a good time
Location: In the historic downtown area near Augusta Street Arch and Commerce Square. It's a 3 minute walk to the Baixa-Chiado Metro Station and a 5 minute walk to the Chiado area.
Amenities: A shared kitchen, pub crawls, organized tours, daily activities, group dinners, a lounge area, laundry facilities, air conditioning, an elevator, and security lockers.
Personality: This hostel is diverse enough to have something for everybody. There are social gatherings but also lots of privacy if you want it.
Heads Up: It's a popular hostel and some people feel it's overpriced with a more generic personality.

Yes! Lisbon Hostel is one of the most popular hostels in Lisbon. It's reputation and popularity has caused prices to climb, but most guests still feel this hostel is well worth the money. They host all kinds of activities, from group dinners, to pub crawls and organized tours. There is common space where you can hang out with other guests and an on-site bar where you can grab a drink and swap travel stories. There's always people around, because the hostel's size and popularity keep it at the top of most backpacker's lists.

Once you're done hanging out with other guests, you can head back to your bed, which has a surprising amount of privacy for a dorm. The hostel has dorms that sleep 4, 5, or 5 people with both female only and mixed rooms available. If you want even more privacy, there are double bed private rooms available as well.

One guest couldn't get enough of this hostel. She said "STAY AT THIS HOSTEL! My favorite hostel I've ever stayed at. I can't say enough good things about this hostel! The staff were so friendly and very helpful to recommend good restaurants and tell me the best beach. Great atmosphere for solo travelers, super easy to meet people! Group dinners every night (for only 10 euro!!!) were amazing (3 course meal + open bar the entire time) & fun pub crawl. Hostel offers a day trip to Sintra (great!). Rooms & bathrooms were very clean & beds comfy."
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Hostels For Solo Travelers in Lisbon

Lisbon Old Town Hostel

Dorm Bed $17.44
Private Room $34.27

Who should stay here: Solo travelers looking for a friendly and social hostel.
Location: Walking distance to many popular sights and a five minute walk to both Baixa Chiado metro station and Cais do Sodr.
Amenities: Four common area, free wi-fi, two shared kitchens, and free breakfast
Personality: This hostel has a Bohemian vibe. It's a social and welcoming without being a party hostel.
Heads Up: The building's a bit old and the facilities show it. There's no air conditioning so the rooms can be hot.

The staff at Lisbon Old Town Hostel are what really make the experience. They remember your name and by the end of your stay you'll feel like old friends. The hostel has a social vibe without being an over the top party hostel. If you're looking to meet other travelers in a relaxed and chill setting, then this is the perfect hostel.

It's location is central and you can walk to many sights and attractions. It's also close to public transportation, restaurants, bars, and more. The hostel is housed in an 18th century building and some of the facilities feel like they should be updated, but the hostel is clean and comfortable with plenty of common space. There are dorms to choose from that sleep 4, 6, 8, or 10 people. There are also two twin private rooms. Guests can use either of the two kitchens and there are four common areas where you can hang out.

Solo travelers love this hostel because the staff make it so easy to meet other guests. One visitor said "Absolutely adored this hostel! Did not want to leave. The staff was incredibly helpful and fun to get to know. It's clean, trendy, cozy and I would recommend it to anyone!".
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Lisboa Central Hostel

Dorm Bed $16.19
Private Room $29.91

Who should stay here: Solo travelers, couples, groups of friends, and anybody looking for a comfortable and fun place to stay.
Location: In Marques de Pombal and Avenida da Liberdade near a metro stop which can get you anywhere around town.
Amenities: A common room with a television and PlayStation, a shared kitchen, complimentary breakfast, free wi-fi, security lockers, travel information, organized activities and pub crawls.
Personality: This is a friendly and social hostel that's popular with backpackers.
Heads Up: The location isn't very central and they can nickel and dime you with some things.

This hostel has long been a favorite for backpackers headed to Lisbon. They have a wide selection of rooms including dorms that range in size from four bed to ten beds. There are also twin and single private rooms if you want a little more space and privacy.

The hostel staff are great, and know the city well so they'll give you all kinds of information from a local perspective. There are regular organized activities and pub crawls, so whether you're traveling alone or with some friends, you can easily meet other travelers. The common space is also a popular place to hang out with a television, video games, and more.

Whether you're a long term traveler or just on the road for a short time, Lisboa Central Hostel offers a great place to base yourself, meet backpackers, and have a good time while you're in Lisbon.

One guest said "The newest in my top 5 hostel list, great atmosphere really helpful and nice staff, bid beds comfortably mattress, clean as far as you can imagine it's easily one of the best."
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Also, check out the rightly named Goodmorning Solo Traveller Hostel which offers a ton of amenities and great activities.

Local Hostels in Lisbon

Living Lounge Hostel

Dorm Bed $19.94
Private Room $31.15

Who should stay here: Travellers who want a budget hostel in a convenient location.
Location: In the tourist heart of Lisbon between the Chiado district and the historic Baixa district. It's across the street from the Baixa-Chiado metro
Amenities: A lounge area, an indoor garden room, free wi-fi, travel information, free breakfast, air conditioning (in some rooms), free bed linens, bicycle parking, security lockers, luggage storage, and laundry facilities
Personality: It's a cozy hostel in a great location with friendly staff.
Heads Up: It can be noisy and the wi-fi doesn't work well. It can also be hard to meet other guests.

This hostel brings local Portuguese style into every room. Each room is uniquely designed and decorated by a local artist in a way that reflects the city's character. The hostel is owned and managed by a group of Portuguese friends who put their heart and soul into the operation. This is a sister hostel of Lisbon Lounge Hostel, which is operated by the same group.

The hostel is the perfect place to hang out as there is a large lounge downstairs with music and regular activities. Upstairs there's an indoor garden room where you can relax with a book.

The hostel is in a convenient part of the city, between the Chiado and Baixa districts, right by the Baixa-Chiado metro station. You can walk to many tourist attractions and nightlife areas or hop on the metro for a short ride to the beach.

One guest said "GREAT value for your money. Super comfy and cozy hostel in an accessible area of the city. The staff was incredibly understanding (Sofia particularly was amazing) and flexible and the hostel itself offered a lot of different resources (dinners, pub crawls, different kinds of tours throughout the city)."
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Party

For more information on party hostels, check out our guide to the best party hostels in Lisbon.

Also listed above as a "Best Overall" Hostel, Yes Lisbon Hostel is the place to go if you're looking for a party. The on-site bar and overall popularity of the hostel means there's always something going on. The staff host all kinds of activities so it's easy to meet other guests, and there always seems to be a group headed out on the town. If you're looking for a group to party with, you won't have to look far at Yes! Lisbon Hostel.

Cheap Hostels in Lisbon

Lisbon Lounge Hostel

Dorm Bed $22.43
Private Room $34.89

Who should stay here: Budget travelers who want convenience and a quiet atmosphere.
Location: In the Baixa district near Rua Augusta and many types of public transportation.
Amenities: Free walking tours, pub crawls, bicycle rental, a group dinners, and organized tours of Sintra.
Personality: A relaxing and quiet hostel in a convenient location.
Heads Up: A quiet atmosphere so it can be hard to meet people.

If you want a budget hostel in a great location, then this hostel is a good option. It doesn't have the social atmosphere of some hostels, but it's quiet and relaxing vibe means you'll get a good night's sleep. The hostel is clean, the prices are good, and the location can't be beat. The staff offer great tips and a friendly and helpful. The rooms range in size from three bed dorms to eight bed dorms, and there are private rooms available as well.

This hostel doesn't have all the hoopla of some other hostels, but it is reliably clean and comfortable at a good price.

One guest said "Great place with a very good location. Everything was perfect, especially the staff and the breakfast! :) I'd definitely recommend this hostel and hope to be back one day.".
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Rossio Hostel

Dorm Bed $23.55
Private Room $35.82

Who should stay here: Backpackers on a shoestring budget who want to stay in central part of Lisbon.
Location: Centrally located in the Baixa district near public transportation.
Amenities: Organized activities, a media room, free wi-fi, a book exchange, a shared kitchen, free breakfast, security lockers, free bed linens, travel information, and luggage storage
Personality: A backpacker hostel with some good amenities.
Heads Up: The rooms are small and some have seen better days.

Rossio Hostel has been around for years and it continues to offer cheap rooms with some great amenities. If you're a backpacker on a shoestring budget you'll enjoy the shared kitchen where you can prepare your own meals. There are free security lockers available, free towels and bed linens, and a free breakfast is served every morning. It's easy fill up on pancakes, toast, or eggs before heading out to explore the town. The rooms are starting to show their age, but the location is great, particularly for the price, and the staff are friendly and welcoming.

This hostel doesn't have some of the frills of other hostels in Lisbon, but the price is good and it's conveniently located near many tourist sights and public transportation, so it offers an easy base for exploring the city.

One guest said "I really enjoyed my stay at Rossio Hostel. You cannot beat this hostel's Location: it is right by a major metro stop, a grocery store, and only an 8 minute walk to the river. The staff were lovely and even cleaned up our plates after our complimentary free breakfast. I really recommend staying here!".
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Travellers House is another good affordable hostel for anyone looking for something cheap.

Lisbon Hostels with the Best Location

Goodnight Lisbon Hostel

Dorm Bed $16.20
Private Room $18.69

Who should stay here:
Location: In a touristy area of Lisbon's historic downtown, near all of the main tourist attractions.
Out hostel can't be more central. It is situated in the heart of Lisbon's historical downtown, close to all main attractions.
Amenities: Organized activities, tours, a shared kitchen, a pancake breakfast, free security lockers, and free bed linens
Personality: A comfortable hostel, but it can be hard to meet people.
Heads Up: There's no real common space, there's no air conditioning, and lots of stairs with no elevator.

If you've come to Lisbon to explore the historical center, then this location is perfect. It's in a touristy neighborhood walking distance to many of the city's top attractions. The hostel itself is has a retro style and a relaxed atmosphere. They organize a variety of activities including a pub crawl in the nightlife district, daily tours, salty sailor dinners, and bar nights.

The hostel has several rooms to choose from including dorms that sleep 3, 4, 6, 9, and 10 people. There are also double and twin private rooms.

One guest said "I stayed here for 3 nights and had an absolute amazing time. The staff are wonderful, they were friendly, helpful, and accommodating. The location is perfect, it is accessible to many iconic places in Lisbon. ".
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Hostels for Groups in Lisbon

Goodmorning Solo Traveller Hostel

Dorm Bed $19.24
Private Room $28.04

Who should stay here: This hostel attracts young backpackers who want to take advantage of the nightlife.
Location: In downtown Lisbon near Rossio Square, walking distance to many sights and attractions.
Amenities: Free waffle breakfast, cooking classes, free wi-fi, laundry facilities, and security lockers
Personality: This is a bit of a party hostel with a young backpacker vibe.
Heads Up: This hostel can be loud and crowded with a young travelers. The rooms are a bit small and the stairs are steep.

Goodmorning Hostel is a great option for groups of friends who are looking to have a good time in Lisbon. It's got a social vibe and and there's always something going on. The staff keep the atmosphere light and fun, so you'll never be bored during your time here. The waffle breakfast is a great way to start your day before heading out to explore the city. The hostels location near Rossio Square makes a perfect base for your time in Lisbon.

The hostel has dorms that sleep four, six, eight, or ten people. There are also private double rooms available. There's no guarantee that your group will be placed in the same room and if your group is larger than 10 people, reach out to the hostel directly to discuss hostel policies and details.

One guest said "Best hostel I have stayed in yet! Super friendly staff, great atmosphere with happy travellers who are looking to make friends. The nightly hostel dinner was delicious, great value for money and a great time for socialising. ".
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