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Beautiful and Bright Apartment in Sunny Lisbon Historic Centre - Alfama

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 376 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Double Bed, 1 Double Sofa-Bed. Sleeps up to 4 people

COMPLIMENTARY PICK UP FROM LISBON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

Situated in the heart of Lisbon’s most characteristic Old Quarter, just 100 metres from the renowned Fado Museum, this modern 1 bedroom apartment at Alfama is located on the 1st floor of a building totally refurbished in 2012. Tastefully decorated, the apartment can comfortably accommodate 4 guests.

• LCD TV, national and international cable channels, free wireless internet.

• Bedroom with 1 double bed and 1 double sofa bed in the living room. Dining table with 4 seats.

• Kitchen fully equipped with smoke extractor, hob and oven, cooking utensils, washing machine, hot water cylinder, fridge, freezer, microwave, toaster, nespresso coffee machine, hair dryer, iron and board.

Alfama is the oldest and most traditional of Lisbon’s neighbourhoods. Its existence can be traced back to the period of Moorish domination from the 8th century onwards. Its name comes from the Arabic Al-hamma, meaning fountains or baths and referring to the numerous water sources that used to exist and feed various fountains.

Spreading along the south east slope that descends from the mediaeval São Jorge Castle, meeting with the River Tejo and just 10 minutes walking from the apartment, we are able to find some of the most important touristy sites and monuments that Lisbon has to offer. These include Sé Patriarcal de Lisboa, Lisbon’s Cathedral and oldest church dating back to 1147 and also seat of The Archdiocese, The Monastery of São Vicente de Fora which, is a 17th century, mannerist styled masterpiece, The National Pantheon, where some of Portugal’s most important historical characters are buried or The National Museum of Fado. Other notable places of interest are The Casa dos Bicos, famous for its Gothic Architecture from the 16th century and Nobel Prize winner José de Sousa Saramago’s Foundation Headquarters, Terreiro do Paço, the royal residence from the 16th century until the 18th or the flea market known as Feira da Ladra or 'Thieves' Market'.

Alfama is also one of the old neighbourhoods where Fado runs through the blood of its people. As the purest expression of the soul and the feelings of the Portuguese, Fado can and should be enjoyed in the many restaurants and bars everywhere or simply heard through an open window in a private house.

There are several ways to discover the secrets of Alfama. Walking calmly through its picturesque labyrinth of narrow streets and small squares or taking a ride on the famous number 28 tram are two of the most enjoyable. And the breathtaking views from Santa Luzia and Portas do Sol overlooking Lisbon and The Tejo River should not be missed.

Today, Alfama is a vibrant neighbourhood with its recovered architectural heritage that combines history with a cosmopolitan feel, offering a variety of restaurants, bars and craft shops that will delight those who visit us.

Welcome to Alfama.

More Details
Registration Number : 617/POL/2014

Owner
Paulo Leitao
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018

Why Paulo Leitao chose Alfama

BEST STREET IN ALFAMA

What makes this apartment unique

COMPLIMENTARY PICK UP FROM LISBON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Really good service from Paolo, including airport pick-up late evening. The location is in the very heart of Alfama,- cant be better! Note, that there is no car traffic in the lane, but some chat from vendors and by-passing tourists. The flat is small but charming and perfect for two adults!



We will definitely be back some time!



A & O, Denmark
Oct 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Alfama in Santo Estêvão

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 376 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom has toilet, a wash-basin with mirror and a stand-up hydro-massage shower unit. We provide 2 towels p/ guest, as well as shower gel, hand soap, toilet paper and a hair-dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • The bedroom has 1 double bed (queen size), wooden floor, 2 windows with view to the pedestrian street and 1 wardrobe.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sailing
Notes:
LCD TV with national and international cable channels. Free wireless internet. For stays over a week, linen and towels will be changed and a free cleaning will be provided.

Reviews

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Beautiful and Bright Apartment in Sunny Lisbon Historic Centre - Alfama
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5

Location, Comfort and Host: Great choice!

  • 5 of 5

Paolo's apartment is situated in the Alfama quarter; a lot of the important sites and places are within walking distance which is very practical. Although it is very central, the neighbourhood is really quiet a night! The apartment is clean, comfortable, nicely decorated and large enough, it has a nice kitchen with everything you need. It is just like the description. We could leave our luggage in the apartment before going to the airport. We appreciated Paolo's tips and information about his town, he is a great host.

  • Review Submitted: 11-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Alfama 28

  • 5 of 5

I enjoyed my stay at Alfama28. This cozy apartment is located in the lively historic district with cobbled streets and close to the cruise port, nearby train station, restaurants, downtown and FADO music (We enjoyed Casa de Linheres). It is a short walk to the Rossio train station that goes to Sintra to see the Pena Palace. Paulo provides his guests with 5 star service by pickup from the airport and a bottle of wine upon arrival! I was grateful of the coffee pods that were provided as well. He also sent suggested sights, restaurants, etc customized for my stay. He checked on me several times to see if I needed anything as well.

Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
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Five Star Accomodations

  • 5 of 5

Look no further if you want a true Lisboa experience. The flat is in the heart of Alfama. It's a corner suite with lots of light and character. The windows are new and with the shutters closed, the flat is quiet for sleeping.

The bed is very comfortable. We didn't use the pull out couch for anything but sitting on so can't speak to its comfort. But I would assume it would be fine because the entire flat is well equipped and maintained. The cutlery, glassware, dishes and pots are good quality and match. It's not that we did a bunch of cooking, but details like that give you the overall feeling of comfort .

There are restaurants, sites, markets - everything you want. And probably the biggest selling feature of the place is the owner, Paulo. He reached out numerous times before, during and after our stay just to ensure we had the most amazing experience in a city he obviously loves.

Please note the staircase up to the flat is steep. But there are railings on both sides and Paulo insisted on helping carry up our bags. I mention it - but do not feel it is a problem.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
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Wonderful time in Lisbon

  • 5 of 5

We (parents with one daughter) stayed for one week in the apartment of Paulo.

He picked us up from the airport, was very friendly and helpful. During our stay he asked if everything was okay and if we need something. The apartment was clean, it was well-maintained and the location of the apartment was perfect. We walked to the main attractions for a few minutes, but the Metro station was also near to reach parts of Lisbon which were too far away for walking. We would recommend this property to our friends or relatives and we hope we'll come back again some day. Thank you Paulo for all!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
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Attractive, conveniently located apartment

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is ideally located in Lisbon's most charming and unique quarter -- Alfama. The apartment is exactly as depicted with everything a guest might need for an enjoyable holiday. Furthermore, it is ideally situated close to the city centre, numerous restaurants and clubs and a short walk to the railway station handy for day trips outside of Lisbon. Having previously rented apartments in other cities, we were amazed by Paulo, the owner of the apartment, who was by far the most attentive host. He picked us up at the airport, gave us a tour of the city, inspired us with his enthusiasm for all things Portuguese, and was available at all times to answer questions, make recommendations and to replenish any supplies we may need.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm the one that have to thank you for all the kindness, simpathy and this amazing sweet words. It was indeed my great pleasure and honour to welcome you in Lisboa during your 4 weeks stay. And because a small part of it turned out to be already booked before, you were able to stay for 3 nights at another of my properties in a different historical downtown district. I have to also thank you for your flexibility on this, though it allowed you to experience two very different aspects of Lisboa. I was delighted to see that you'd put so much effort in the preparation of your trip to Lisboa and a real interest in discover the most about our history and art/architecture treasures but also a deep concern in knowing furthermore about our daily life, actual worries and future expectations as a country. Our chats were fantastic, the challenge was always delightful and i'll surely miss them. I sincerely hope to meet you two again. In Lisboa or Ottawa.
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Amazing place, centrally located

  • 5 of 5

Paulo's apartment is comfortable, has everything needed for a great stay and it's on the perfect spot to discover beautiful Lisbon and old Alfama.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Lisbon International Airport
Nearest Ferry
0.3 Kilometres
Cruise Terminal
Nearest Train
0.6 Kilometres
Lisbon Central Station
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Estoril Coast
Car: not necessary

Situated in the heart of Lisbon’s most characteristic Old Quarter, just 100 metres from the renowned Fado Museum at Alfama, this modern 1 bedroom apartment is located on the 1st floor of a building totally refurbished in 2012. Tastefully decorated, the apartment can comfortably accommodate 4 guests.

The entrance stairs are a bit steepy, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

By default, check-in is from 3pm and checkout by 10am but, if possible, we'll try to be flexible.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Alfama, Lisbon District

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Taxa por Noite
24 May 2018 - 24 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£197
for 3 nights
From
£66
 
 
Spring / Summer 2
25 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£197
for 3 nights
From
£66
£437
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£329
for 5 nights
From
£66
£437
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£197
for 3 nights
From
£66
£437
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn / Winter
1 Oct 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£114
for 2 nights
From
£57
£379
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 1
1 Dec 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£96
for 2 nights
From
£48
£321
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£329
for 5 nights
From
£66
£437
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year's
28 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£372
for 5 nights
From
£74
£495
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2
3 Jan 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
2 night minimum stay
£96
for 2 nights
From
£48
£321
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Mild Winter
1 Mar 2019 - 11 Apr 2019
2 night minimum stay
£114
for 2 nights
From
£57
£379
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter
12 Apr 2019 - 28 Apr 2019
5 night minimum stay
£329
for 5 nights
From
£66
£437
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
29 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
2 night minimum stay
£114
for 2 nights
From
£57
£379
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£131
for 2 nights
From
£66
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Apart from the damage deposit of €150 in cash paid on arrival to cover serious damages on the apartment that may occur and that will be returned to you on checkout if nothing serious happens, there won't be no other costs and/or fees which means that our rates have everything included and we don't have extra fees for cleaning or linens or electricity or late check-in or whatever.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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