Why should you stay here?

  • "My friends and I stayed at Lookout Lisbon! hostel for 4 nights and had an absolute blast!! The staff were very friendly and helpful, the free sangria nights amazing and the hostel was overall very clean and well equipped."

    Jack Black
    Lauren, Feb 2019
  • "The warm, friendly and welcoming atmosphere rubs off on all of the guests - creating one big family."

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    Nick, July 2014
  • "More a safe haven than your average hostel"

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    Anouk, September 2014
  • "The best thing about Lookout Lisbon has to be the staff."

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    Jonny, May 2014
  • “They really do look out for you in Lisbon”
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    Robert J, March 2015
  • “The whole vibe of Lookout feels like coming home to stylish hipster cooperative housing rather than a hostel”
    Jack Black
    Skymning, September 2016
  • “I also loved the breakfast, which is served at one long table so it feels a bit like eating with a big international family.”
    Jack Black
    Amrz89, February 2017

facilities and services

  • 24h reception
  • Check in: 3pm
  • Check out: 11:30am
  • Free left luggage
  • Common room
  • Code access to dorms
  • Big lockers (bring your padlock)
  • High-quality bunks and mattresses
  • Soft bed linen included
  • Reading lamps and power sockets next to bed
  • Free breakfast buffet
  • Kitchen open for cooking from 8:00 to 23:00
  • Complementary tea and coffee
  • Washing machine
  • Free wifi in common areas and rooms
  • Reading books / games available
  • Printing service
  • Free maps and tips
  • Guide books to borrow
  • Hot shower facilities (male / female)
  • Free shower gel
  • Hairdryer
  • Fluffy towels for hire
  • Bicycle hire
  • Tours available
  • Drinks and dinners
  • Snacks
  • Daily events

around us

Location, location, location!!

We're in the heart of Lisbon, in a bustling and bohemian neighbourhood which is more than 500 years old.

Within 5 minutes, you can reach: the best burger in town, Bairro Alto bars, the botanical garden, all-you-can-eat sushi, the 28 tram, hundreds of Pastéis de Nata, a cute little vintage market, chicken with piri-piri, Restauradores metro station, lots of groceries and supermarkets, dozens of cheap and high quality restaurants, Príncipe Real hipster shops and cafés, the best ice-cream in the world, and last but not least, the most beautiful view of Lisbon!!

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What can you do with us?

Sintra Tour

Hop on a vintage van and enjoy an epic ride along the coast and into the magical forest of Sintra. Visit Cascais, Cabo da Roca and the picturesque village of Sintra and feast on some amazing typical cakes and sweets.

  • Visit Quinta da Regaleira and its beautiful gardens
  • Step on the westernmos point of continental Europe - Cabo da Roca
  • Explore the national park of Sintra and Cascais
  • Breathe in the ocean at Guincho beach
  • Taste a "ginjinha" and have lots of fun!

Walking Tours

  • What better way to get to know the nooks and crannies of Lisbon than by exploring it on foot while making friends at the same time?
    Starts everyday at 10:00h from reception. Based on tips.

Surf Lessons

  • Dig your toes into the sand and get ready to get wet! A certified instructor will pick you up at the hostel and teach you the ABC's of surfing during a 2-hour lesson (equipment included) plus free time to practice in an unforgettable setting.
    Book at reception.

Beach Day Out

  • Summer means it's time to relax and recharge your batteries, so put on your swimsuit and join us on a legendary beach day out. We'll take you to some of the most beautiful beaches in the Lisbon region with snacks and drinks to accompany this amazing excursion!

Bicycle Ride

  • We know Lisbon is not exactly the ideal city to cycle in, yet, we love it. Pedal along the riverside and check out some amazing spots and artwork. Take a bike on the train and explore Cascais. Cross the Tagus river by ferry and cycle to Costa da Caparica. There are many options that we'd love to show you :)

Free drinks

  • Sangria, mulled wine, Port wine, "amêndoa amarga"... Why not enjoy life and celebrate your holidays by joining new friends and tasting these delicious drinks, for free??


  • There's no better way to wrap up a day than by gathering around a big table full of food and amazing people!

Games and Quiz nights

  • Meet fellow travelers, put your game face on and let's play! Leave your phone behind, get the talking going and enjoy cheap beer! Happy hour always on games night!

Pub Crawl

  • Funky Monkey Pub Crawl! We'll take you to three bars in Bairro Alto and you'll get VIP entrance to a great club at the end of the night (cover charge included).
    Every night at 23:00h.

Who's who?


Sander enjoys meeting new people. He's travelled for the past year and he's now set in Lisbon before starting university.


A fan of the outdoors and a culture lover, Cláudia is originally from Porto but has lived abroad for several years. She is a teacher but also enjoys learning as much as she can.


Alice is a social media student. Born in Rio, Brazil, she has lived in Portugal for most of her life and is planning to take a masters degree abroad. She has travelled quite a bit and loves getting to know different people and places. She can't live without her dog, sun and chocolate.


Nathalia is from the beautiful island of Florianopolis and now lives in Lisbon. She loves to travel, to meet new cultures, to have new experiences and adventures!

How to find us