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Charming 2nd floor apartment on the old quarters of Lisbon - Bairro Alto Chiado

Marc Jan

Member since: 2007
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People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Marc Jan

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Charming 2nd floor apartment on the old quarters of Lisbon - Bairro Alto Chiado

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Charming Apartment on the old quarters of Lisbon - Bairro Alto - Chiado

This 2nd Floor comfortable one bedroom apartment is located in the heart of one of the most prestigious historical areas of Lisbon - Bairro Alto Chiado, next lto the Luis de Camões Square, one of the most important squares dedicated to the Portuguese Prince of the poetry. From here you can reach by foot most of the cultural an historical city monuments (museums, operas, theatres, churches,...). At night you can enjoy a full hand of typical bars and restaurants, where you can be delighted by hearing the Portuguese Fado songs.

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Marc Jan (Property Manager)
Member since: 2007
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Calendar last updated:
2 April, 2015

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Bedrooms 1
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Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

4.7
based on 27 holidaymaker reviews

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Charming 2nd floor apartment on the old quarters of Lisbon - Bairro Alto Chiado
average rating of 4.703704 based on 27 reviews
Upminster
5

The perfect location - and a lovely apartment

  • 5 of 5

Previous reviews have already said most of it. The location can't be faulted, with all the local bars and restaurants on your doorstep and the metro and No 28 tram stop round the corner. It's also easy to walk to a couple of supermarkets and down to Cais Da Sodre where you can get Hop on Hop off bus; the tram/train to Belen or train to Estoril or Cascais.

It's a quite a long narrow apartment but there's plenty of room for 2 - the bedroom is a really good size - and the kitchen is equipped with everything you can need (if I'm picky I would have liked a toaster - but it is hardy a criticism). The lift was real bonus and the wi-fi worked perfectly. The tips and advice we were given when we checked in were very comprehensive - some of the mist useful we've had in all the apartments we've stayed in. A key point is that you can go through the Baixa Chiado metro station to get from the central streets of Baixa back up to Chiado without actually paying to go through the metro gates. I would definitely recommend this apartment - we had a great holiday here.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Well-located, well-equipped flat

  • 5 of 5

We loved the location of this apartment, in what we found to be the most interesting and convenient neighborhood in Lisbon. Lots of small, authentic restaurants and local shops within a block or two, and very close to a metro stop - part of an excellent local transportation system that is easy to use and will take you anywhere you want to go. Easy walk to the railway station for a day trip to Sintra. We were a bit concerned about noise as we were there over a weekend, we go to bed on the early side and are not heavy sleepers, but we had no problems with noise whatsoever. The owners were helpful and easy to deal with. The apartment is very well equipped and comfortable for two persons. I would recommend this apartment to friends or family.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 3 nights and the owners couldn't have been more helpful and accommodating. It is in a great location to see Lisbon as it is close to public transportation and many sights are within walking distance. The apartment was as pictured and as described - very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
3

Nice, but ....

  • 3 of 5

This is a nice apartment. It is well located for sightseeing; it is clean and comfortable; it is well equipped and well maintained.

However if you are looking for somewhere quiet you should probably look elsewhere. Because of its location the apartment is very noisy at night, especially at the weekend, due to the many bars and restaurants in the adjoining streets.

My main concern with the rental is that, despite several requests, the owners have been unwilling to issue me with a receipt for the period of our stay. Since we stayed at the apartment on a business trip, we wanted to claim our expenses and have had problems doing so because we couldn't get the necessary receipt from the owners. I can think of only one reason why they would be reluctant to acknowledge the payment of monies paid to them and I find this disappointing. I can only suggest that if you need a receipt you should request it at the time of payment not post hoc as we did. This problem has soured my otherwise pleasant memories of the apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review. Indeed this summer in Lisbon was particulary animated due to succes in terms of tourism and very nice weather! Portuguese people and tourists love to spend time outside home, this may be different in other countries but in South of Europe, specially in city center you can hardly avoid. I would qualify the noise as "normal" for a big Southern European city. Moreover, the apartment is very well isolated with double glass windows. If you keep it closed you cannot hear anything. Concerning the second point I would qualify as misunderstanding, as during the check in we proposed a receipt and the answer was " No thanks I do not need". May be you have changed your mind? No problem ! if you wish to receive a receipt we can deliver any time, please just contact us. We do this rental not for money but only for pleasure. We love to meet people, we love our apartment and of course we love to help people discover our beautiful city! Thanks for all
4

Terrific Apartment

  • 4 of 5

This is a very nice apartment in a great location. It's close to Barrio Alto, with its restaurants and bars, which can be very loud until 3 a.m., but with the windows closed you don't hear the noise. The apartment itself is modern, comfortable and clean, with everything you might need. It has an elevator so you don't have to lug your bags up stairs, too, which is nice. We would stay there again. Note for hot summer months: There's no air conditioning, so you'll want to use the floor fan in the bedroom at night.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you ! We will install an air conditioning in the next few weeks!
Toronto, Canada
2

Nice apartment but BEWARE

  • 2 of 5

On May 2014 my wife and I rented this apartment for 4 weeks. The apartment is nice, secure, with a functional layout, very bright and clean and has a good Wi-Fi connection. The location is good because you can reach by foot most of Lisbon’s sightseeing places and there is a subway station nearby. In general the apartment is as described in the VRBO listing and pictures with two exceptions:

1. The apartment does NOT have ceiling fans which are essential on hot days (the VRBO listing says it does)

2. There is a LARGE BLACK MOLD AREA AND INFILTRATION on one of the kitchen walls. This problem is overdue and THE APARTMENT SHOULD NOT BE RENTED until this is addressed.

The apartment has two windows (living room and bedroom) both facing one of Bairro Alto’s narrow streets which have many small restaurants, tiny bars and clubs. Because these locals are so small, most of the drinking and socializing happens on the streets and the neighbourhood gets very noisy at night and littered with garbage. Particularly it gets unbearable noisy on Friday and Saturday nights making it impossible to sleep before 3 AM when the locals close and the patrons leave the streets. Regretfully some of these people urinate on the streets and because of this every Saturday morning the streets are washed. The view from the apartments’ windows is an eye-sore: unfortunately you see all the overflowing garbage containers from the several restaurants, bars and clubs.

Because of these reasons we do not recommend renting this apartment

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our main concern as owners is always to satisfy our guests, make them feel good and help them to enjoy as much as possible the stay in the beautiful city of Lisbon. We do this as we love our guests, our city and our apartment. All reviews (old and recent ) prove that! We accept critics when these are constructive as we are eager to always improve the comfort of our guests. This review, we respect but cannot agree at all as it does not correspond to the reality and bring us to clarify some points. 1- regarding the fans, we do have mobile fans not ceiling fans, unfortunately the customer never brought this issue to us during his stay. Phone numbers, mails and direct contact with owners were possible during the whole stay. It is questionable why this is coming up after the stay? 2- there is no large neither black mold area and infiltration in the apartment. Unfortunately we cannot attach pictures of the walls to prove that. In fact a refresh painting in a small area (less than 0,5 Sqm) above the fridge is needed and will be done in the first available possibility ( not during a guest stay). This situation absolutely does not affect the stay of our guest neither the comfort. Recent reviews can prove that. The apartment is located in city center, as such noise correspond to a city center noise, no more and not less. The noise addressed in the review is fully exaggerated. In fact during the guest stay, a long weekend with a bank holiday in Lisbon which is usually very animated in all city's area brought a little more noise that usual. But in any case this cannot be considered as this guests is trying to say as usual. If someone do not like animation should not come to Lisbon and not only to our apartment during this long weekend ! Moreover the apartment has a double glass windows and closing them avoid any disruption during the night for such occasions. We regret this review which once again was written in a destructive way which we fully cannot understand the reasons as once again we love our guests, our city and apartment. Hope this brig

Location

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Lisbon International
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Cais Sodré
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Santa Apolonia

Historical center of Lisbon, Chiado, Bairro Alto, Portuguese Historical City

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Prices & Availability

From €60 Nightly

Prices for this holiday apartment in Chiado, Lisbon City

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Moyenne
30 Mar 2015 - 28 Jun 2015
2 night minimum stay
€190
for 2 nights
From
€70
From
€75
Fri,Sat,Sun
€500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €10 per night, per additional guest
 
Haute
29 Jun 2015 - 30 Aug 2015
2 night minimum stay
€210
for 2 nights
From
€80
From
€85
Fri,Sat,Sun
€550
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €10 per night, per additional guest
 
Moyenne
31 Aug 2015 - 27 Sep 2015
2 night minimum stay
€190
for 2 nights
From
€70
From
€75
Fri,Sat,Sun
€500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €10 per night, per additional guest
 
Basse
28 Sep 2015 - 11 Dec 2015
2 night minimum stay
€170
for 2 nights
From
€60
From
€65
Fri,Sat,Sun
€450
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
€190
for 2 nights
From
€70
From
€75
Fri,Sat,Sun
€500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €10 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit €150
Nettoyage €50
Notes Dépôt de garantie de 150 euros lors de l’entrée dans l’appartement. Ce dépôt sera restitué le jour de départ si l’appartement ne se trouve pas dégradé.

Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Chiado in Lisbon City

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • river
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Salle de bains 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Room - 1 Large Double Bed
  • One double Bed in the Bedroom , one Sofa-Bed (for 2 persons) in the Living room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf

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