Lisbon with a Baby or Toddler


Most hotels and pensions can provide a cot if notified in advance or when booking. There is usually no charge for babies and small children who share their parents’ room. Babysitting and child supervision are available at most four and five star hotels but this can be expensive.

The Martinhal Lisbon Chiado Family Suites

The Martinhal is a chain of family friendly hotels in Portugal offering everything you need for a stay with kids under the age of 4. The hotel is very central and offers 37 individual apartments, family-friendly facilities, a kids club and a family café. There are fully equipped kitchenettes in each spacious apartment . The kids club caters for children aged 6 months to early teens and the ‘pyjama club’ offers evening care for little ones enabling parents a chance to experience Lisbon’s buzzing nightlife. They also offer baby-sitting should guests prefer kids to be looked after in their room. There’s a handy supply of baby gear available on request including cots, highchairs, baby baths, door protectors, potties, stair gates, bottle sterilisers & warmers. Lisbon airport is 7 km away and the hotel is a 30 minute drive to the beach.

The Tivoli Lisboa

The Tivoli Lisboa is located on Avenida da Liberdade, it is a 5-star Lisbon hotel set right in the heart of the city. You can enjoy a drink in the privacy of the Terraco Bar with a superb view over Lisbon, or relax in the Tivoli Cafe Lisboa. There are also a number of restaurants within the hotel and a pool. The hotel is near restaurants and monuments and is very centrally located for walking around the city. Babysitters can be organised on request and there is a playroom for kids within the hotel.

The Lisbonaire Apartments

The Lisbonaire Apartments are located in a quiet street in the heart of downtown Lisbon, a short stroll from Chiado, Bairro Alto or the Castle, it’s the ideal area to stay as it is close to numerous sights, monuments, restaurants, theaters, bars and the metro is immediately at your doorstep. The apartments have well equipped kitchens and a baby bundle is available on request which includes a cot, stroller, High chair, baby bath tub, changing mat and toy box.

The Epic Sana Lisboa

The Epic Sana Lisboa is another great luxury hotel option with baby and toddler friendly facilities.

Heritage Apartments

Heritage Apartments (Rua da Atalaia, 205 – 1st floor) are gorgeous and luxury full-equipped apartments with free Wi-Fi in an 18th Century building typical of Bairro Alto that was renovated in 2012. The price includes free groceries welcome pack. Full-equipped apartments starting at €90.