What We Love
- A supremely chic stay in downtown Lisbon in an award-winning Art Nouveau buildingExploring the alternative, hotspots in the neighbourhoods of Mouraria, Graça and downtown Lisbon
- Slumbering among chic interiors in a hotel bursting with historic charm
- Treating yourself to a blow-out lunch at the unmissable Cervejaria Ramiro nearby
- Watching the sunset from one of the city’s many unique miradouros
What To Know
- It's steps from the water
- The hotel offers transfers to the train station nearby
- Free WiFi
A uniquely cool capital, Lisbon’s recent riverside development sits alongside undiminished traditions putting this European capital at the top of traveller’s wishlists. It glows with a surreal light that is diffused and reflected around its seven hills by the Tagus river and the city’s limestone-tiled streets. It is a beguiling blend of sun-bleached, time-worn charm and a bursting, contemporary cultural scene. Magnificent monasteries and Moorish castles sit alongside modern museums and art galleries, whilst a lively shopping scene and a vibrant nightlife complete the urban tableau. All this is veined with tramways, cobbled lanes and tree-lined streets, making for a truly captivating stay.
Hotel 1908 sits within walking distance of all this in the corner of the Almirante Reis Avenue (the address of Cervejaria Ramiro) and Intendente Square (home of hip-casual hang-out Casa Independente) in downtown Lisbon. This area has gone through the most notable transformation in recent years and the hotel seamlessly meshes old and new. Having been only recently renovated, original Art Nouveau features are offset by chic modern amenities and carefully chosen vintage-inspired items throughout the spacious bedrooms. Boasting an ever-evolving art gallery of up-and-coming artists, Hotel 1908 also offers a relaxed bar to enjoy a post-sightseeing cocktail and Infame Restaurant for Chef Nuno Bandeira de Lima’s Portuguese-fusion cuisine.
How to Get There
The names of the reception staff me escape but I cannot praise them enough as very helpful in recommending tours. Also getting around the city locally . The rooms were fantastic, modern and clean . We were provided a mobile phone in our room to get around the city, tour attractions , local map and a certain amount of free talk time mins. Whilst we were in our room we were given a little treat of 2 small glasses of port with Portuguese tarts and little chocolates. It was a lovely little touch. Our rooms were facing the street and when windows were closed very minimal noise. Breakfast was very tasty and very efficient room service . While we staying at the hotel there was a little festival in the square opposite the hotel which was great. Also great restaurants nearby. Highly Recommend “Josephine’s” which is opposite the hotel.
The hotel bar was great as lots of selections of drinks and cocktails.
Will be returning again to Lisbon and coming back to the 1908 Hotel.
Just wanted to say thank you so much to our friends at the 1908 Lisboa hotel for an amazing stay! First off the building itself was gorgeous, from the historic interior to the stylish and trendy interior which was clean and modern. When we first arrived we were met with extremely friendly service, everyone was very helpful and accommodating. We were provided with several recommendations as soon as we arrived for everything we needed to see, do, and eat in the four days we were in Lisbon which we appreciated very much. An amazing feature that the hotel provides is a cell phone in each room that is set up with data and customized with their own recommendations for things to do - this was a serious life saver if you do not want to use your own device and need to use google maps to navigate Lisbon's maze of streets! Would recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Lisbon!
Great Boutique Hotel in a becoming regentrified part of Lisbon.
10 minutes walk from the harbour and the trams.
Excellent rooms. Very clean and spacious.
Staff are superb.
So helpful and informative. It was our first visit to Lisbon and they told us what we needed to know and the best things to see and how to get there.
Great breakfast. Make sure you go inclusive.
We booked two superior rooms - family of 5. Prior to our arrival, I emailed the hotel with questions. This was the beginning of the amazing service we received. Andre promptly called me in Canada and addressed all my concerns. I had the pleasure of finally meeting him in person when we arrived. I cannot say enough about his service and the pleasure of working with Katerina.
Location - walking distance to all sites. We only booked taxi's when we had to travel to a far distance.
Breakfast - delicious ... included with our stay. Eggs made to order. They boxed breakfast for us when we had to leave early.
Rooms - beautiful. Clean. Small (but this common for Europe), however, larger then the rooms I have stayed in London and Rome.
Restaurants/Bars - we ate dinner twice at the hotel - first time for convenience - returned second time as the dinner was so delicious. Great wine selection. Excellent service from the bartender in the hotel bar (sorry I cannot remember his name).
Ambiance of Lobby - extremely warm and welcoming. They also set up televisions outside to enjoy football. On the weekends, they had the stage set up outside with different musicians...
Service: went above and beyond!!
Other amenities: use of mobile phones during our stay included - this is a bonus
We almost booked a different larger/chain hotel... so happy with our decision to stay at the 1908. I highly recommend this hotel. If we return to Portugal, we would stay at this hotel without hesitation.
We really enjoyed our stay at the 1908 hotel, it was super modern but retained its art Deco style, the room was stylish and comfortable. Breakfast was lovely and we enjoyed sitting outside in the bar in the little square next to the hotel. The location is near a metro stop for easy access to the city but you could easily walk down to the waterfront in less than 20 mins. I would recommend this hotel!