Lisbon Airport Hotels: Where to Stop Over in the Portuguese Capital.

Airport hotels in Lisbon include the appropriately named Tryp Lisboa Aeroporto. Overlooking Terminal 1, this is the nearest hotel property to the city’s Portela international airport, and the most conveniently situated for passengers. Lisbon airport is sited close to Parque das Nações, a modern business, leisure and entertainment hub located east of the city centre. The cluster of excellent hotels here includes the upmarket Tivoli Oriente, which lends its name to the neighbouring rail and metro station. A good budget choice is the nearby 3-star Ibis Lisboa Parque das Nações, but if you want to splash out a bit during your stopover head for the Myriad by SANA Hotels. Set overlooking the river, this towering 5-star luxury accommodation is one of the capital’s finest hotel properties. Guests staying in rooms on the upper levels of the Hotel Olissippo Oriente Lisbon are afforded wonderful views of the vicinity. So too are those who opt for the nearby Hotel Tryp Oriente Lisbon. Parque das Nações also embraces the smart VIP Executive Arts Hotel, a favourite with business travellers and another excellent layover option. Away from the area but still within easy access of the airport is respected Radisson Blu Hotel, sited near the motorway that arrows past terminals 1 and 2. If you prefer to stay nearer to Lisbon city centre but still require rapid transfer options to meet your flight, consider the Lisbon Marriott Hotel or, just down the road, the SANA Metropolitan Hotel, both of which offer modern and comfortable accommodation. 


Just 10 minutes by vehicle separates this smart 4-star hotel from Lisbon international airport making this modern and spacious property a favourite option for those visitors who have one eye on their arrival and departure schedule but who aren't seeking nearby nightlife. Set over 12 floors, the Metropolitan has 306 rooms and 9 suites, all comfortably appointed and featuring ADSL internet connection, digital safe and minibar among other amenities. There are floors for smokers. Guest services extend to private car parking, car hire assistance, a business centre and other useful options. Chef Edgar Gomes has designed a gourmet menu for the Astrolabio restaurant. Two entire floors are dedicated to meetings and events, and can accommodate up to 800 people.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: The hotel is sited fairly near Entre Campos metro station, which connects easily with the airport and Lisbon's major tourist attractions.

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Campo Grande/Campo Pequeno

One of the most recognized hotel brands in the world, the Lisbon property is set well away from the town centre and guests will have to rely on taxis or a nearby bus service to reach the city's tourist attraction. However, this is an excellent option if the airport is your dedicated port of call. The 4-star amenities match those found in other Marriott properties in the same classification, but the Lisbon hotel wins with its wonderfully verdant rear garden that surrounds an inviting swimming pool. The hotel is highly regarded for its groups, events and meetings facilities and regularly hosts international conferences. Guest amenities include the Citrus Bar & Restaurant where Portuguese and Mediterranean cuisine is served.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: Despite being located 7km from the airport, the hotel is quick and easy to reach sited as it is well out of the city centre.

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The 300 rooms at this plush four-star property include 8 suites and a presidential suite, and all are furnished to the standards expected of this classification. But the hotel's most accommodating aspect for those on the go is its close proximity to the airport, which is sited less than 5 km away. The Executive Art's meetings and conference facilities make it a favourite place to stay for business travellers – the auditorium alone has the capacity to host 165 delegates! Family groups are also drawn here, with junior suites designed for 2 adults and 2 children. The hotel is located in the heart of Parque das Nações, where one of Portugal's most popular visitor attractions, the Oceanário, is situated. Shopping and entertainment is close at hand including the casino and the vast Vasco da Gama mall. Public transport facilities are on the doorstep, including the metro station with direct links to the airport. Taxis, too, are plentiful.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: Strategically sited in Lisbon's Parque das Nações, the VIP Executive Art's Hotel is an excellent choice for business travellers requiinge close proximity to the airport.

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A convenient 4-star standby located in Lisbon's Parque das Nacoes district, this is a useful place to stay as a stopover if you've an early flight to catch – the airport is a little over 2 km away, with plenty of taxis at hand. The futuristic Gare do Oriente is a short walk away where a metro also connects with the airport, although trains only start running at 6am. The Tryp Oriente has 207 rooms, with some geared towards guests with mobility issues. There's also an entire floor reserved for guests who smoke. Amenities include wi-fi internet access, free safe and minibar. The onsite restaurant features a menu of regionally inspired Portuguese gastronomy.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: There's plenty to see and do in the neighbourhood. The Oceanarium is nearby and the huge Vasco da Gama shopping mall is across the road.

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One of a clutch of excellent 4-star hotels situated at Parque das Nacoes, the Olissippo Oriente features 182 rooms, including 14 Junior Suites, all of which have free wi-fi internet, safe and minibar among other amenities (the suites offer coffee-making facilities, too). The location affords guests excellent views over the vicinity, with rooms at the top overlooking the River Tagus. Leisure facilities number the elegant As Descobertas restaurant – ideal for business lunches or family dinners. In fact, those on business can take advantage of five multi-purpose meeting rooms where seminars, exhibitions and receptions can be hosted. As well as a convenient layover option, the hotel is very near Lisbon's Oceanarium, the FIL exhibition centre and the Vasco da Gama shopping mall.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: The property is just a short walk from Gare do Oriente metro station. Three stops away on the Linha Vermelha (Red Line) is the airport.

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Parque das Nações

One of Lisbon's most visually impressive hotels, the 140-metre Myriad stands majestically over the waterfront at Parque das Nacoes. Attached to the city's emblematic Vasco da Gama tower, all 230 rooms and suites of this superb 5-star property afford outstanding views across the Tagus estuary. On the 23rd floor is the Sayanna wellness facility, which features an incredible panoramic infinity pool. The River Lounge restaurant offers a fine dining experience, with signature cuisine accompanied by a selection of Portuguese fine wines. For the business traveller, the Myriad's state-of-the-art conference and meeting complex is reason enough to fly into Lisbon. But the hotel also works as a memorable stopover option, with the international airport just 4km away.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: Parque das Nacoes is served by the Gare do Oriente, connected directly by metro to the airport, and by a fast dual carriageway.

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A useful standby, this three-star Ibis enjoys a central location in Parque das Nações, the "city-within-a-city" sited east of the Portuguese capital and just 4.5 km away from Lisbon's Portela airport. The 112 ensuite double or twin rooms include 3 adapted for those with reduced mobility and 24 connecting rooms. Guest amenities extend to LCD TV, free high speed WiFi, indoors car park and a nourishing all-you-can eat buffet breakfast. Convenient for a stopover, the property is also an excellent choice for those travelling on a budget and who want to explore the area over a couple of days. Lisbon's fabulous Oceanário and Pavilhão do Conhecimento (both great for kids), the casino and the enormous Vasco da Gama shopping mall are all within easy walking distance. The nearby Oriente metro station offers a direct link to the airport terminals.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: A comfortable budget option for business travellers, couples and small family groups, the Ibis Lisboa Parque das Nações is 4.5 km from the airport.

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Just 4 km from the airport, about a five-minute drive away, this 221-room 4-star property is noted as a business hotel, and offers customized meetings and events packages. Its convenient location, however, also makes it an obvious choice for air passengers seeking a stopover, with a variety of room types available, including suites. Free wi-fi internet and coffee and tea provisions number amongst guest amenities. Leisure facilities extend to a fully equipped fitness centre, the Bordalo Pinheiro restaurant and the Malhoa cocktail bar. On-site parking, express laundry service and late checkout are all available. The hotel is very near Campo Grange metro station.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: Guests can take advantage of the complimentary airport shuttle from the hotel between 6am and 11am every day.

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Parque das Nações

Sited in Parque das Nacoes, the Tivoli Oriente stands out for its sleek contemporary veneer and its reputation as a property belonging to a highly respected Portuguese hotel chain. It stands at the entrance to Gare do Oriente, one of Lisbon's major public transport hubs, where bus, train and metro converge. Parque das Nacoes itself is a 10-minute drive from the airport. A 4-star property with 279 rooms and suites each with glorious views of the river, the Tivoli's leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, the fashionable Tivoli Caffe Oriente and the inviting Hippopotamus Grill. The top-floor restaurant is impressive. Outside, the MEO arena, Oceanarium and a casino are within walking distance.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: Oriente metro station is just three stops away from the airport on the Linha Vermelha (Red Line).

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The closest of any Lisbon hotel to the city's international airport, this modern 4-star property is just a five-minute walk from Terminal 1 and metro, taxi and bus services. The 167 rooms reflect a contemporary décor and include rooms for those with limited mobility. One floor is designated for smokers. Facilities include broadband internet access, safe and minibar. Guest amenities extend to a spa and health club, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a conference and business centre. The 'Rossio' restaurant serves regional Portuguese cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. This is also where breakfast taken, a hot and cold buffet.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: Located right next to the airport, this is an ideal stopover option. Terminal 1 and bus, metro and taxi services are within easy walking distance.

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