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Child-friendly, in the heart of Lisbon Old Town

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, patio, look at the Tram 28

110sqm apartment in the heart of the old town Lisbon (Alfama, São Vicente).

Many tourist attractions, cafes, viewpoints, (fado) within walking distance of restaurants, mom and pop shops, flea market in 1-5min. Traditional wooden tram No. 28 at the house. The ideal 'location' for your Lisbon vacation!

Explore other Lisbon resources right from the front door of walk and enjoy the flair of the old town.

Take advantage of the Rosa Residence as generous oasis of calm after a day full of new discoveries.

For up to 6 adults plus 2 children plus 1 baby very comfortable!

WLAN / Wifi throughout the house (free).

2 bedrooms with king-size beds. 1 families / junior suite with private bath, plus loft bed 140x200 oversized single bed (120x200).

Overall, 2 baths, large living room & kitchen, terrace and courtyard with maerchenhafter children's play area.

Bathrooms with bathtubs, kitchen with table for 7 and large equipment.

Living room with cable TV LED, piano, minibar, literature for adults and children, window seat overlooking the streets bustle.

Bedroom II on request in single bed variant (90x200). Kids Bauer bed or baby cot made of wood on demand. Toddler Equipment and hochweriges toys available on request.

The base price of € 70-100 per night, depending on season and length of stay, refers to 3 people. For each additional person will be charged 20 EUR per night for children up to 12 years the half.

Second TV with DVD player and movie collection (infants to adults - eg. Laura's Star, Crime Scene & James Bond Collection) in the Family Suite.

The apartment is on the first Floor, there is a lift.

2 bedrooms face the courtyard (incl. Birdsong and Blaetterrauschen).

Very nice and hiflsbereite neighborhood.

We look forward to your visit!

More Details

Luis & Nina
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, German, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in São Vicente de Fora in Alfama

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • town
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot
    - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
  • Master Bedroom and country are also located to the rear, this is a good place to sleep with the windows open, look at a typical Lisbon Azulejo at our about man-sized courtyard wall / wall. This borders on an unused wild garden, ergo you can hear the birds chirping in the morning and at night the Blaetterrauschen. Master Bedroom: 180x200 wooden four-poster bed, armchair, coffee tables, built-in wardrobe, valet stand. Country Bedroom: Farmer in bed 90x200 or 180x200 variant, books, dresser, chair, antique chest and tea trolley, dumb waiter, built-in wardrobe. Families / junior suite with private bath (bath II): Ideal for 4 children / teens or family with 2 children. With-supplied Cribs up to 2 adults and up to 4 children.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Veranda
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
For families we also attractive for childless travelers small groups and couples! The children's equipment is lovingly prepared when needed and stored discreetly at other times.


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(54 traveller reviews)

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Child-friendly, in the heart of Lisbon Old Town
average rating of 4.814815 based on 54 reviews
Durham, NC, USA

very nice apartment in great location

  • 5 of 5

Apartment is located in Alfama directly along the famous tram28 line. The living room and one of the kids bedroom is towards the street which can be a bit more noisy - especially, every time the tram goes by - but our kids sleep like rocks and didn't mind. The backside of the apartment (with two additional bedrooms) is very quiet. Two nice bathrooms. There's a small balcony and covered outdoor play area with toys that our 4-year-old loved. Kitchen is well equipped. Great location - highly recommended

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alfama Property

  • 2 of 5

The property is charming, however it is impossible to sleep in the front bedroom with the bunk beds as the extremely loud tram goes by right underneath the window every 15 minutes, 24 hours a day. The place really has space for no more than 3 people who can use the two back bedrooms. The water heater is housed in a tiny kitchen cabinet and holds no more than 3-4 gallons of hot water so be prepared for very cold showers. Basic sleeping and bathing arrangements are not comfortable and up to standard unfortunately.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear future Guests, evaluations follow a certain logic. Many aspects play into it, aspects which have little to do with objective criteria. We are hosting guests with high standards for quite some time now. The average of more than 30 evaluations is close to 5 stars. This is the first one ever with only 2 stars, with only one other of only 3 stars. The majority goes with 5 and some other with 4. Every Host is once confronted with this kind of a grumpy shot which has little to do with factual standards of the Holiday Home and more with a general mood of the travellers and how happy they had been with their trip/holiday, in general (overnight transatlantic flights, mood among the travellering group, weather/heat/rain, probably a pocket thief, delayed flights, illness, etc etc.). When considering our apartment for your holidays, please just ask us in detail about all facilities and conditions mentioned in this evaluation, facilities which are also highlighted in other guests' evaluations - but with an exact opposed opinion :-). Every host also makes the experience at least once there are guests for Whom you simply cannot make it right, no matter your efforts and kindness. The intensity of previous correspondence, demands for extra offers, discounts & efforts, and adhoc booking alteration: we made it all possible. Above all, we had described conditions and facilities in detail, expressing our doubts before they decided to book our 3-bedroom appartment for 8 grown-up people (we recommend max 6 grown-up people, the max number of 8 is for 2 couples with small children, unless its for students and their very limited budgets). As experienced hosts we can only conclude that this group of guests was not ready to book a 4-5 bedroom appartment albeit a 3-bedroom does not meet your needs.
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In the heart of the Alfama with many hills to climb!

  • 5 of 5

My family (husband, 10 and 13 year old boys, mom (78) and Father-in-law (80)) had a nice week in the apartment. Centrally located-near many restaurants and small bodegas. Beware, however, it is in an exceptionally hilly area, but there are taxis (cheap), tuk-tuks and the historic tram runs right under the windows of the apartment. Initially, the walking was difficult for the older folks, but we had it all figured out by the end. It was Fun to watch the tram run by when you are in the apartment. The apartment is well-appointed, although the showers are crazy. One day you would be forced to have a freezing shower- the next it would be super hot. I suppose this is a historic district and should be expected. There was plenty of room for us all. There is a washer AND dryer which is surprising in Europe and an added plus. I would recommend this apartment and think it was an exceptional value.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family vacation in Lisbon

  • 5 of 5

My family (myself, husband, two kids ages 5 and 7 as well as my parents-in-law) enjoyed a great long weekend in the apartment in Lisbon. It was well appointed and comfortable for everyone. We appreciated the 3 bedrooms and the large kitchen and living room. My son especially loved the piano. The location is fantastic!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Relaxing for the whole family

  • 5 of 5

We booked the appartment accordingly to the needs and wishes of our family, as we went to Lisbon with three generations. The descriptions and pictures really match with the reality!

Albeit at the first floor, we were glad to be able counting on an elevator, as my parents are already a bit older. For the children (3 and 6 years old), we had found a true paradise, as the hosts have installed a cosy outdoor space for them to play.

The app is very clean, generously equipped and has a great atmosphere in the middle of an old part of town.

The hosts were extremely friendly, reliable and provided us with many hints.

The little restaurant "gato pardo" became our favorite place for dinners and we were amazed of the immediate surrounding, including the panorama cafes, the flee market, the famous Castle and the near-by playground.

We will certianly return, next time during summer!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2015
  • Date of Stay: February 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Romantic and highly comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location in Lisbon's historical part of town and very nicely decorated. The hosts are very kind and were extremely helpful.

The app is spacy (we had been 3 couples), very well taken care off, clean and perfectly equipped.

After long walking tours up-and-down the hills we really appreciated the living room and its sofas. And albeit travelling in January, we enjoyed the little terrace as well.

We can recommend the Rosa Residence unconditionally!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2015
  • Date of Stay: January 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
12-15 minutes by taxi
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Ti Na-Tercia
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Terreiro de Paco
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Linda a Velha
Nearest Train
1.8 Kilometres
Santa Apolonia
Nearest Restaurant
15 Metres
O Carvoeiro
Nearest Ski
450 Kilometres
Serra de Estrela
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Pacos de Arco
Car: not necessary

In the heart of Alfama / Sao Vicente and look at the old wooden tram No. 28th In 1-10min within walking distance: flea market, Fado Museum, viewpoints / -Cafes, Fadorestaurants, the Baixa (Lower Town), the castle 'Castelo de Sao Jorge' Palm park with playground and much more.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in São Vicente de Fora, Lisbon District

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Mar 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
1 Nov 2018 - 16 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Weihnacht & Sylvester
17 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
7 Jan 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £34.93
Stay tax £0.87 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 13 years.

ACHTUNG: Die angegebenen Grundpreise beziehen sich auf 3 Personen. Fuer jede weitere Person werden 15 Euro pro Nacht berechnet, fuer Kinder bis 12 Jahre pro Nacht 10 Euro. Bei mehr als 4 Personen betraegt die Reinigungsgebuehr 10 Euro pro Person.
Die Wohnung und ihre Betten bieten Platz fuer max. 8 Erwachsene plus 2 Kinder (extra Babybett und Kinderbett).
Die Kurtaxe (1,00 Euro pro Nacht/Person ab 13 Jahren) sowie die erstattbare Sicherheitskaution (200,00 Euro) werden bar bei Anreise fällig.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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