Lookout Lisbon! Hostel

Hi! We are a couple who run an awesome hostel in the centre of Lisbon. Our hostel is very small, cosy and familiar so you`ll be able to meet people from all over the world. We are located in Bairro Alto, one of historical Lisbon`s neighbourhood, and the most bohemian neighbourhood.

You'll be a part of a small, young team of day staff as well as another night volunteer, so you'll work closely with everyone. The hostel is run by me ( Cláudia ) and Fábio, my partner.


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Staff & Host


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


United States


Working at Lookout Lisbon was the experience of a lifetime. The hostel is in the heart of the city in an ideal location for going out. The hostel is relatively small in a beautiful old building; it's not necessarily a party hostel, if that's what you're looking for. There's a lovely living room where everybody gathers, and it's a great place to meet other travelers. The hostel has a homey feel, which I really enjoyed! I got along great with Fabio and Claudia, as they are wonderful people who became friends of mine throughout the stay. The other volunteers were awesome as well :)

about 1 month ago



This was my first experience, it was really nice. The hostel is small and I think because of that you can create a good community with the other volunteers and guests ! I made a bunch of friends there. The view from the hostel is really nice as well. The work is quite hard over all in the morning but you always can ask Fabio (the owner) to switch shifts to evening (when the work is less heavy) and he always will be willing to do it. I learned a lot from this job actually how to do check ins and outs , clean. make coffee (yeah I didn't know how to do it before lol). Hence I feel really greatful

about 2 months ago



I had an amazing experience at Lookout, mostly thanks to my colleagues and to the guests. The hostel is cozy and arranged so that everyone can gather together in the kitchen or the lounge. The work is intense because it's 90% housekeeping (making beds, cleaning everything, doing the laudry...) and apart from Fabio, the owner, we were only volunteers so most of the time we were running the hostel on our own. We sleep in a 12 beds dorm with the guests so it is complicated to rest properly. Fabio & Claudia are here to help when you need and they are arranging and flexible. Muito obrigada :)

3 months ago



I felt really welcomed here. The hours were fair. Fabio were really nice and when I wanted to leave earlier than planned he respected that.
U will stay in a 12- dorm room with some of the guests. All the other volunteers and guests were super nice! Its a good exchange.

4 months ago



I loved Lookout Lisbon Hostel! Claudia and Fabio are great people, always willing to help, as well as the rest of the team. They gave me a nice welcome and explained my tasks with patience. They were flexible with the timetable, the tasks are very simple and the hostel is nice, clean and confortable. I would definitely recomend Lookout to volunteer. Thank you for giving me the chance to stay with you!

over 1 year ago

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