Stay in the heart of Lisbon Excellent location – show map

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This Art Deco hostel is within a renovated palace and overlooks São Pedro de Alcântara and Tagus River. Set on the border of Lisbon's trendy Bairro Alto district, it provides free WiFi and a restaurant with a secluded beer garden.

The Independente provides modern dormitory rooms and private suites with classical Portuguese architecture and a distinct décor and feel. All rooms have seating areas and high ceilings. Some offer balconies with river views. Guests have access to communal kitchen facilities and to a shared lounge area.

Modern Portuguese cuisine can be enjoyed in the Art Deco setting of the Decadente Restaurante & Bar. All meals and cocktails are prepared with locally sourced produce.

Elevador da Gloria Tram Stop is located right opposite the Independente Hostel & Suites. Pink Street, a renowned nightlife hotspot near Cais do Sodré, is 2,950 feet away. The Portela Airport is 5 mi away, while the Caparica beaches can be found 12 mi from the hostel. Lisbon International Airport is at a 25-minute drive from the property.

This is our guests' favorite part of Lisbon, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

The Independente Hostel & Suites has been welcoming guests since Jul 21, 2011

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Lisbon, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet


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4 reasons to choose The Independente Hostel & Suites

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have a kitchen where guests can cook and fridge?
    Yes, we do have a kitchen for the guests to use.
    Answered on October 30, 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    Yes, you will need a lock because in the room you have drawers to put your personal belongings that don't lock. If you don't bring a lock, we can prov...
    Answered on October 25, 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes, we do.
    Answered on November 24, 2019
  • Do the beds have curtaind and can you charge things in bed?
    Our beds do not have curtains and all are equipped with their own personal light and plug, so you can charge electronic devices!
    Answered on December 29, 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    We provide all the bedding. (Sheets, linens, pillows, and pillowcases). Regarding the towels, we have the option to rent towels, the cost is 5€ (2€ is...
    Answered on October 25, 2019
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Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

Stay in the charming center of one of the oldest cities in Europe – predating London, Paris, and Rome by centuries.

Amenities of The Independente Hostel & Suites
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Happy hour Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules The Independente Hostel & Suites takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


6:30 AM - 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa The Independente Hostel & Suites accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When booking for more than 12 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Please note that the dormitories cannot accommodate children under 16 years old.

Please note that use of towels is at an extra fee.

The full reservation amount is due upon check-in.

Guests traveling with small children are asked to sign a waiver document upon check-in.

Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

Please note that breakfast is served daily from 07:30 to 10.30.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform The Independente Hostel & Suites of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

License number: 85892/AL

FAQs about The Independente Hostel & Suites

  • The Independente Hostel & Suites offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Happy hour

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Independente Hostel & Suites by:

    • Taxi 20min
    • Subway/Metro 30min

  • The prices at The Independente Hostel & Suites may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Independente Hostel & Suites is 1,650 feet from the center of Lisbon.

  • Check-in at The Independente Hostel & Suites is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Guests staying at The Independente Hostel & Suites can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet
    • À la carte