Lisbon Hotels Located near Estádio da Luz Football Stadium in Benfica

Lisbon’s Estádio da Luz (Stadium of Light) is one of two great temples to football located in the Portuguese capital. Situated in Benfica in the city’s northern suburbs, the Estádio da Luz football stadium is set away from the city centre. Fortunately, several hotels are within proximity to Benfica’s football ground, or at least are sited near public transport hubs that serve the sports venue.

The nearest is the Corinthia Hotel Lisboa. This 5-star is also the closest to a metro and overland railway station, both of which connect the hotel with the stadium. Not far away is the SANA Malhoa Hotel. In fact its neighbour is the Hotel Ibis Lisboa Jose Malhoa. Public transport is close at hand.

In the same boulevard is the Mercure Lisboa. At the top of the street on Praça da Espanha is the Acores Lisboa while nearby is the Novotel Lisboa – all convenient bases from which to travel to the Stadium of Light.

Further away is the Lisbon Marriott Hotel. Together with the SANA Metropolitan Hotel these two properties are still within walking distance of a metro station, but a cab might prove less taxing.

Nearer to the city centre is a good budget option, Hotel 3K Barcelona. It stands opposite the Holiday Inn Lisbon – Continental.  Both are just around the corner from a metro station with links to Benfica. And within walking distance is Entre Campos railway station, which also serves the Benfica district.  


With Lisbon's Campo Pequeno metro station literally on the doorstep, guests staying here have much of the city close at hand, including the Estádio da Luz, which is just over 3km away. Sited in a pleasant boulevard in one of the Portuguese capital's liveliest neighbourhoods, the Holiday Inn Lisbon – Continental is a spacious 4-star property of over 200 guest rooms set over 13 floors. Free Wi-Fi is standard. There's a modest on-site health and fitness facility as well as a business service centre. Fully equipped meeting rooms are also available. Guest amenities extend to an a la carte and buffet restaurant and an inviting cocktail lounge.

Recommended for Hotels near Estádio da Luz because: The hotel is just eight metro stops from Benfica and the Estádio da Luz. Catch the train from Campo Pequeno metro station.

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Sete Rios/Benfica

This useful property exudes a cosmopolitan air yet remains functional and accessible. Noted as a base for business travellers and tourists, the hotel's 120 rooms offer single and double bed configurations. There are also five suites. All rooms have free Wi-Fi access and electronic safe, among other facilities. Breakfast is the continental variety but there is no restaurant. Instead the immediate vicinity tempts with an array of excellent cafes and good value eateries. The major draw for anyone wishing to get to Estádio da Luz from the hotel is the proximity of Campo Pequeno metro station and the Entre Campos overland railway station, which drops passengers off at Benfica station.

Recommended for Hotels near Estádio da Luz because: This budget choice is very near the metro line that takes football fans all the way to Colégio Militar/Luz station, opposite the stadium.

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Located away from the city centre but near several major public transport hubs, the SANA Metropolitan Hotel is a great choice for visitors seeking a few days in Lisbon but who aren't necessarily in the city as seasoned tourists. To that end for example, this contemporary 4-star is an excellent conference and meetings venue. Its 306 rooms and nine suites are tastefully appointed and offer ADSL internet access, digital safe and minibar, among lots of other standard features. The Astrolábio Restaurant serves gourmet cuisine a la carte, but light lunches are also prepared in the fashionable Wall Street Bar. Situated nearly 3km from the stadium, the hotel is about a 15-minute walk to Entre Campos metro station, so a taxi is perhaps the most convenient method of getting around.

Recommended for Hotels near Estádio da Luz because: This is a great alternative if hotels set nearer Estádio da Luz are full. From Entre Campos metro station the journey takes about 25 minutes.

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Campo Grande/Campo Pequeno

The Lisbon Marriott Hotel has garnered a deserved reputation as a conference venue, but this attractive 4-star property is also a useful base from which to explore the city. However, it is somewhat isolated from immediate public transport links with the nearest metro station, Cidade Universitária, a ten-minute walk from reception. That said the hotel is in a quiet location and ideal to chill out in. Rooms are modern and plush with all the conveniences expected from a Marriott property. Guests are catered for at the Citrus Bar & Restaurant, where Portuguese and Mediterranean gastronomy is served. Leisure facilities include a wonderful outdoor garden pool and a fully equipped gym.

Recommended for Hotels near Estádio da Luz because: The Estádio da Luz is 3km away from the Marriott. The metro can get you there in 30 minutes. Alight at Colégio Militar/Luz.

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While its rather plain concrete façade won't win any architectural plaudits, the interior of the Novotel Lisboa is colourful, bright, and wholly inviting, and ideal for inexpensive family stays and weekend breaks. It's also conveniently located for football fans looking to catch a game at the Estádio da Luz, a little over 2.8km away. The 249 rooms number Superior accommodation and a number of suites. Large and well appointed they all feature Wi-Fi access, minibar and safe, among other guest amenities. The restaurant offers an a la carte menu and meals are served besides the swimming pool during the summer months. There's also a special children's menu. A number of meeting rooms are available to host conferences and seminars.

Recommended for Hotels near Estádio da Luz because: Novotel is located a short walk from the bus and metro stations at Praça de Espanha, with the subway's Blue Line (Azul) serving the football stadium.

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Sited overlooking Lisbon's landmark Praça de Espanha, the modern 4-star Hotel Acores Lisboa has 128 rooms, divided into 69 standard units and 51 executive rooms. There are non-smoking rooms available. Wi-Fi is available in each, and is free throughout the hotel's public spaces. Guest services extend to mini-bar and safe deposit box. As the name suggests, the hotel promotes Portugal's Azores archipelago, and the restaurant serves regional cuisine from this mid-Atlantic island chain. Those travelling on business can make use of the hotel's meeting rooms, all provided with the latest audiovisual technology. For tourists, this is a great base from which to explore the city's northern reaches – the celebrated Gulbenkian Museum is just across the square. Nearby metro links extend the sightseeing opportunities.

Recommended for Hotels near Estádio da Luz because: The Acores Lisboa is 2.5 km from Estádio da Luz. A metro station sits right outside the property, with a direct service to the stadium.

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One of the most appealing aspects of this smart 4-star is the heated rooftop swimming pool, which can be covered during inclement weather. And the outstanding panoramic views across the city's ancient aqueduct are a real bonus! The Mercure Lisboa has 104 rooms that offer various accommodation options. All have king-sized beds though, and free Wi-Fi. A menu of regional and international cuisine characterizes the Atelier Restaurant while after hours can be spent relaxing in the Bar das Artes. For business travellers, the hotel has five fully equipped meeting rooms for up to 100 delegates. Mercure is close to Jardim Zoológico/Sete Rios railway and metro terminal, with direct access to Colégio Militar/Luz and Benfica stations. Both serve Estádio da Luz.

Recommended for Hotels near Estádio da Luz because: From the hotel football fans can reach Benfica's Estádio da Luz either by rail (and a 20-minute walk) or, more conveniently, by metro.

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The Ibis Lisboa Jose Malhoa enjoys a position in the city's business district and is one of the largest Ibis properties in the Portuguese capital. The 211 comfortable and functional rooms include 62 connecting units and 6 for guests with reduced mobility. Doubles, singles and doubles with one extra bed are available. All have Wi-Fi access. A traditional continental breakfast consists of an all-you-can-eat buffet, flavoured with one or two local specialties. A hot and cold snack service is also offered. Main points of interest include Lisbon's fun-packed zoo and the Gulbenkian Museum, one of the finest museums of art in Europe. Football fans can reach Estádio da Luz. 3km away, by taking the metro direct from nearby Praça de Espanha metro station.

Recommended for Hotels near Estádio da Luz because: The Ibis is situated near Praça de Espanha metro station. Trains on the Blue Line stop at Colégio Militar/Luz, the station for the football stadium.

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Conveniently located behind Lisbon's Praça de Espanha near major public transport facilities, the 4-star SANA Malhoa Hotel's 181 rooms and four suites combine single, double, twin and triple units, plus a number of connecting rooms. The suites occupy the top floor. Comfortably appointed and provided with Wi-Fi internet access, mini bar and digital safe, among other facilities, all rooms include a working area and small living space. The Mediterraneo Restaurant features show cooking and an open kitchen while the Lobby Bar stays open till 1am. Lisbon's renowned Gulbenkian Museum and the city's modern zoo are both within easy walking distance.

Recommended for Hotels near Estádio da Luz because: Estádio da Luz is 2.6km away and the hotel is very near Praça de Espanha metro station. Take the Blue Line and alight at Colégio Militar/Luz.

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Sete Rios/Benfica

Located 2.2km from Estádio da Luz football stadium, Lisbon's largest 5-star conference hotel, the Corinthia has 518 guest rooms and suites. A favourite with business travellers, the property is also known for its spa and wellness facilities that offer a range of massages, beauty treatments and therapies, a heated indoor swimming pool and fully equipped gym. Guest amenities extend to the Tipico restaurant, where show cooking enhances the fine dining experience. Hotel services include free Wi-Fi throughout the property, valet parking and an exclusive boutique jewellery store. The Corinthia overlooks Lisbon's Monsanto Park and the historic 18th-century aqueduct, and is within walking distance of the world-famous Gulbenkian Museum and the zoo.

Recommended for Hotels near Estádio da Luz because: The Corinthia stands opposite Jardim Zoológico/Sete Rios railway and metro terminal, with direct access to Colégio Militar/Luz and Benfica stations. Both serve Estádio da Luz.

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