- Room Type:Entire House
- Max Guests:2
- Min Stay:1
- Pets Allowed:No
Apartment in Lisbon 99 - Alfama - managed by travelingtolisbon
The apartment is a short walking distance from the other picturesque neighbourhoods of Baixa and Castle. Nearby you have all kinds of traditional commerce, bars and restaurants and access to the train to the beaches around Cascais (Cais do Sodré).
There is a parking place at 10 minutes walking form the apartment at Largo das Portas do Sol.
The apartment has 20 m2 but its smallness is not an issue because of the light and the views all around.
It has been recently renovated to include the following:
studio with one double bed (145 cm wide) a sofa, Tv, DVD player and Hi-Fi;
a kitchenette with electric oven and stove, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, washing machine and dish washer;
a bathroom with shower.
It has 2 roof windows, that, when opened, give the feeling of being on a terrace enjoying the sun and views of ancient Lisbon.
It has air conditioned for cold and warm time.
UMTS internet connection with USB plug can be provided upon request (10,00€/day).
We will welcome you with a bottle of wine.
There are several other apartmentsin Alfama, the medieval Moorish neighborhood where an emerging cosmopolitanism mixes with the “natives” day-to-day life. It is a village in the heart of the city, due to the fact that most of Alfama’s residents have lived here their entire lives and retain a strong sense of community.
Alfama was first settled by the Romans and Visigoths and was an important Jewish neighbourhood in the 15th century, but it was the Moors who gave the district its atmosphere and name (al hamma means springs, a reference to the hot springs used as baths until the 17th century). It is crowned by São Jorge castle, which was built by the Visigoths in the 5th century and enlarged by the Moors in the 9th century.
Be surprised by Alfama's narrow cobblestone alleyways, stairs and squares, built on a rock-hill that was responsible for its survival after the big 1755 earthquake that destroyed most of the medieval city. A walk through this old-fashioned residential neighbourhood is now a step back in time.
It is an ideal place to explore hidden places, stunning views over the city, the river Tejo, restaurants, fado houses, or even to dance and eat sardines during the popular June festivals. Here you can find numerous little grocery shops, taverns and small restaurants — most having no more than 3 tables. At the edge of the Alfama, Lisbon's renowned flea market, the Feira da Ladra, is held in the Campo de Santa Clara every Tuesday and Saturday.
Contrasting with these timeless images is a trendy modern development by the waterfront across from Santa Apolónia train station which houses stylish design shops, restaurants and bars. From here you can explore the rest of the city walking to the castle (S. Jorge) or to Baixa, Bairro Alto, Chiado or Santa Clara.
If you decide to go up instead of going down, you will find an astonishing view of the city from Miradouro da Graça or from the one where is the church of St. Maria do Monte da Graça. You will also be able to visit a Spanish baroque style monastery S. Vicente de Fora (mark of the Spanish domination of Portugal until 1640).
Came and see for yourself!
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Hi, I'm renting a small fully furnished studio in a renovated historical building, located in the old heart of Lisbon, in the Alfama neighborhood and facing the river Tagus.
The apartment is on the second floor of a beautiful renewed building, and it has all the comforts you need to have a great time in a neighborhood where you can really experience the old Portuguese way of living. The studio has a double bed (200cmX140cm) equipped with a very good mattress. Besides the main bed there is also an extra single mattress available, in case you want to bring your sibling or a friend.
The flat was completely renovated a few months ago. It is really compact but has everything you may need for an excellent stay in this incredible neighborhood. There is a fully equipped kitchen (including a fridge, a microwave and a washing machine). There is a bluetooth soundsystem available, so you can chill listening to your tunes.
The studio has 3 windows, 2 of which face the river Tagus, so it has lots and lots of that special Lisbon sunlight, is quiet and also suitable for working. The closest metro station is Santa Apolónia (blue line), which is also a major Train Station, at only a 5 minute walking distance. You are only 2 stops from the city comercial centre by metro, but if you feel like going for a walk you can reach it in less than 15 minutes.
I live in a neighborhood nearby and will be available for anything you need, on the same day you need it.
There really isn't much I could say about Alfama that isn't already written somewhere. The studio itself is located near one of the trendiest streets of the neighborhood, Rua dos Remédios, which is considered by many as the "Broadway of Fado". It is also within walking distance to monuments such as National Pantheon, Fado Museum, São Jorge Castle, Portas do Sol belvedere and Feira da Ladra flea market. The historical and commercial center of Lisbon (Baixa, Chiado and Bairro Alto) are a stone's throw away, at a 15 minutes walking distance.
In the neighbourhood you can find traditional shops, small cafes and restaurantes, fado houses, art galleries and craft shops.
This area has very easy access to public transports. Santa Apolónia metro and train station is just 200 metres away. The Lisbon trademark 28 tram stops nearby.
Travel times (aprox):
METRO and RAILWAY STATION: Santa Apolonia Terminal = 5 min. walking
AIRPORT: Lisbon International = 25 min. taxi
TRAM 28: Portas do Sol = 10 min. walk
BELEM: 25 min. tram (from Comércio Square)
CATHEDRAL: 10 min. walk
CASTLE: 15 min. walk
BAIRRO ALTO: 20 min. walk
SINTRA: 1 hour train (from Rossio Station)
CASCAIS/ESTORIL/CARCAVELOS BEACH: 40-60 min. train (from Cais do Sodré Station)
The building doesn’t have an elevator. It is on a second floor with somewhat steep stairs.
The apartment is equipped with a 30 litre electric water heater boiler.
Situated in Cascais, this 1 bedroom house accommodates up to 2 guests and starts at just EUR 30 per night.
The accommodation is 25 sqm.
It also has internet (wifi) access. It features 1 double bed and has 1 bathroom. Bed linens and towels are included.
Additionally, it offers a kitchen with a fridge, a freezer, a microwave, an oven, a coffee maker, a toaster, a kettle / water-boiler, and a washing machine. The property has a barbecue and a terrace. Guests can also enjoy a TV.
The property is suitable for smokers and pets.
6 guests have been welcomed to this property. Guests have rated this property 2.0 out of 5 based on 1 review.
Once you have booked, your host will contact you to arrange your check in.