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Heart of Old Lisbon - terrace & views, chic base to explore city

Bedrooms 2
Space 914 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Central location, stylish 2 bedroom flat w terrace and views. Great Internet

Chic 2 bedroom flat in Lisbon by the river with a terrace, walk to the museums in Belem, delicious local restaurants and major attractions of the city. Enjoy great river views, charming period property with stylish decoration. This is the ultimate base to explore Lisbon, near the famous pasteis de belem and new Maat Museum on the river front which you can walk to. Historic neighbourhood of Lisbon filled with beautiful listed buildings. Walk to trendy LX Factory for Sunday market and cool restaurants. Very close to the river and parks, as well as all the best museums of Lisbon. The flat is like a jewel, not only does it have a small terrace with river views but it is decorated in a modern and stylish way. Fully equipped so that you can chill out at the apartment and enjoy great meals at home. Just below the flat you can catch the famous 15 electric tram that goes straight to Chiado and Cais do Sodre. This apartment has been created as a fun, elegant way to enjoy the best Lisbon has to offer.

Registration Number : 37285/AL

Property Manager
Cristina Abreu
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2018

About Cristina Abreu

We are lucky to own a collection of nine fabulous villas in Portugal, most of them in Madeira Island, this is our first in Lisbon. Apart from running the houses I am also a writer, publisher and interior designer. We launched the award winning publishing company, Funchal-Publications in 2005 that has several travel books. This complement of books, history & local knowledge is something we like to pass on to our guests, and makes each holiday experience special.

Cristina Abreu purchased this apartment in 2016

Why Cristina Abreu chose Lisbon

Location, location, location. We fell in love with Belem having seen all of Lisbon, this had the best light and atmosphere. Its the complement of beautiful views, a historic building with a box ceiling and other stunning period features that are unique. The houses dates from the 1830´s but has been fully modernised with all mod-cons but keeping all the architectural features intact. We love that it is high up on the third floor like a princes tower that looks onto the river, museums and pretty houses nearby. Just in front is the Belem Library, we have dozens of nice little shops, restaurants and quirky portuguese places to visit.

What makes this apartment unique

Located by the river, museums, foodie places. The electric tram takes you to Chiado and cais do Sodre. We think the building has enormous charm, once inside the apartment you can relax, enjoy the views, tall ceilings and lots of light from the full length windows and terrace. The interior decoration has focused on a colourful palette, with luxurious fabrics, a nod to Portuguese culture witha bespoke 18th century tile table, custom artwork by Portuguese artists and little details to make your stay as nice as possible.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Lisbon in Municipality of Lisbon

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 914 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom with large walk in shower, tropical wallpaper and looking glass.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Elegant blue bedroom with closet, windows, air con/heating
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , White bedroom with 3 windows, limited ceiling height
  • Elegant blue bedroom with double bed located to the back of the apartment away from the street so it is quiet and peaceful. Two windows with double glazing and wooden shutters. Closet with drawers. Views to the typical roofs of Lisbon and the Palacio da Ajuda at the top. Like all of the house it has great Internet. Air conditioning and heating. Comortable bed with white bedlinen. Second white bedroom has 2 twin beds, limited ceiling height in some parts, but spacious and full of light (blackout curtains)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Veranda ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
The home Truths - This delightful flat has steep stairs to reach it, located on a third floor without a lift. We offer a complete guide to the area, what to do, where to go and have a folder with instructions on how things work. Anything you need we are always on hand to help.


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(28 traveller reviews)

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Heart of Old Lisbon - terrace & views, chic base to explore city
average rating of 4.857143 based on 28 reviews

Beautiful flat, great location, and loved the view!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the location of this flat - residential, yet lots to do within walking distance in Belem, and very easy to get around since the tram, the buses and the trains are all so close by and run so frequently. The flat itself is very clean and well-appointed - even a washer / dryer (not very common to have the dryer!). The bedroom is in the back of the flat, so it was very quiet at night. The stairs are a bit steep, but well worth it when you look out the front windows to see the view. There's a small patio - just enough for a table and two chairs - but perfect for having coffee in the morning or wine in the evening. Luisa was very helpful - she met us at the flat, showed us how things worked (and there's a great binder with instructions), and even had a welcome basket of milk, coffee, custard tarts, strawberry jam and wine for us - what a nice treat! There's a small market down the street as well, with very friendly staff.

Thank you so much for sharing this lovely apartment with us.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful duplex with views

  • 5 of 5

Great location; beautiful decor; comfortable beds

  • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect apartment in historic Belem

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stylish apartment with everything needed for a perfect holiday. Great location with easy access to transport, fantastic restaurants and the famous Belém pastries.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely apartment!!

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our 10 day stay in the apartment. It was exactly as advertised. Charmingly decorated, quiet, and comfortable. The apartment location was an easy walk to the center of Belem and short cab ride to the center of Lisbon. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your lovely review, Im so glad you had a nice stay, we look forward to seeing you again in Lisbon or Madeira. All the best Cristina
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Chester, UK

Comfortable flat in an ideal location

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Belem. Perfect location a few 100m from the main sights in Belem and short tram/bus ride from the main city. Got used to 'zapping' and finding the stops around the city.

More to see, so we'll have to come back.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles, California

A place we would high recommend, if you don't mind climbing up stairs. Romantic and clean.

  • 5 of 5

The welcoming basket was a perfect touch. Everyday supplies we're well thought out for travelers. Location was awesome, with 10 minutes away from Lisbon by tram.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
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Pastéis De Belém
Best custard tart in the world. The queues move quickly.
Torre de Belem
Historical minument by the river.
Monument to the Discoveries
Monument also by the river in belem
Fundação Centro Cultural de Belem
Great Museum down the road with Portuguese and International contemporary artists such as Pi...
Jeronimos Monastery (Mosteiro dos Jerónimos)
Fantastic monastery in Belem, the most important in Portugal
Museu Nacional dos Coches
The best collection of coaches owned by European Royalty.
Jardim-Museu Agrícola Tropical
Tropical garden, very peaceful nearby
Trendy place with lots of art galleries, shops and restaurants
Mercado da Ribeira
Foodie heaven, lots of Portuguese restaurants to try in a cool and casual atmosphere. There ...
Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Lisbon International Airport
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Cafe Algarve
Nearest Ferry
200 Metres
Caçilhas Ferry to the other side River
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Jamor Golf
Nearest Train
100 Metres
Belem Train Staion
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
O Prado - We love it
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Praia Passo D Arcos
Car: not necessary

We love this part of Lisbon, by the river in a central location. Nearby you have several museums and monuments such as Palacio da Ajuda, Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, Torre de Belem, Museu dos Coches, Maat Museum and Centro Cultural de Belem so you are right in the heart of Cultural Lisbon. Delicous food on your doorstep, not only are the to die for Pasteis de Belem on our road and Santini icecream parlour, but we also have great Portuguese restaurants, Thai, Chinese, Italian and much more to make it very difficult to eat at home. A good transport network gets you to all the other places in Lisbon such as Chiado, Alfama, Cais do Sodre and even by ferry to the other side of the river. The train station across the road goes to the beaches of Cascais and Estoril. You can choose between modern buses, traditional trams, tuk tuks or walking as that will get you to most places as well. We love the fabulous light, the river views from the balcony and enjoying a glass of wine looking at the Maat museum and river boats going by. There is a very good reason why the President of Portugal lives a couples of houses down the road in the most important palace in Portugal, as Belem is the most scenic part of Lisbon.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Lisbon, Lisbon & Costa de Lisboa

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
Xmas New Year
26 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £131.49
Cleaning fee £42.95
Stay tax £0.88 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

We offer a reliable trustworthy service since 2008 with out ten self catering properties in Portugal. Book with confidence. We answer all our requests within hours, so if you have not heard from us please send an email to sales@funchalcottages.co.uk or visit our website for more details www.funchalcottages.co.uk

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 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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