If you like space and exquisite design, you need the Evidencia Light Sta. Catarina Hotel in Bairro Alto. This trendy cheap Lisbon hotel prides itself on its relaxed and informal atmosphere, helped along by the innovative décor and bright colours – they even have astroturf-topped bar stools.
There’s also free wi-fi all over the hotel, a lounge and an outside court garden. All the private 2/3-person rooms have private bathrooms with showers, and each bed in the 14-bed dorm has a locker, a bed curtain and a reading light. Evidencia Light Sta. Catarina Hotel is right in the middle of the trendy area and you’ll be an easy walk away from the eating, partying and shopping opportunities of Mirador de Santa Catarina and Elevator da Bica.