Independente Lisboa – Bica

Independente Bica

Set on the lively Rua de São Paulo, which in recent years has become one of Lisbon’s hotspots for travelers and locals alike, the Independente group presents the Independente Bica. Located in a converted bed-and-breakfast within a building that is over one-hundred and fifty years old. Now reborn as a Hotel drawing inspiration from Japanese design which departs from the mold of what’s conventional.


Independente rooms

The Independente Lisbon-Bica portrays a celebration of all that is cool, fun and lively, integrating design philosophy and the simplicity of Japanese interiors. The rooms feature clean and functional aesthetics with unique built-in sustainably sourced birchwood furniture. All rooms feature, state-of-the-art appliances including a high-definition TV with full casting capabilities, SMEG minibars that offer Japanese and Portuguese products.

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Mateus Hotel

Mateus Hotel

A Hotel within a Hotel — Mateus Hotel is taking over the two upper floors of Independente Lisboa-Bica, Independente’s new property set in an old guesthouse built in 1849. Right in the midst of the lively Rua de São Paulo, the heart of Lisbon’s creative and nightlife scene.

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Restaurants & Bar

Faithful to the brand’s DNA in creating places that unite locals and travelers, the lobby and the restaurant at Independente Bica coexist in the same space. The hotel reception extends and becomes an izakaya with an inspiring food and drinks offering as well as specialty coffee. Bica-San, the lobby’s restaurant, is set to thrill you with its Japanese inspired Portuguese food.

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Hotel Mateus

In addition, Independente Lisboa-Bica presents a completely disruptive concept on the top floors, which will be announced soon in partnership with one of the biggest wine brands in Portugal.

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Penthouse Hotel Mateus

In the penthouse will also include a restaurant, Independente’s first ‘fine dining’, with a new Head Chef joining the team, private concerts and much more…

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Rooms & more…

From double to family and triple rooms there’s a range of options to suit you. Independente Bica, consists in 41 private rooms and a penthouse located on top floor.

The journey

The Independente was designed to answer one of the most basic human needs: interaction. We are social creatures and we are meant to explore and to engage; to listen and to be heard. To exchange ideas, thoughts and points of view. To have fun. Our journey is made of three simple steps:

& Drink

& Rest

Have fun
& Explore