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Overlooking the Rossio, Air Conditioning, Free WiFi

Bedrooms 1
Space 70 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Offering views across the shining Tejo River and over the Rossio, this sunny one-bedroom holiday apartment welcomes you to Lisbon.

Tucked out of sight of modern Lisbon, Casa Santana is a three minute walk from the Rossio, Lisbon's main plaza, and the favored reference point for exploring Lisbon. From Casa Santana, you are just minutes from some of Lisbon's most famous sites and restaurants in Lisbon... and yet delightfully hidden away on a quiet residential street.

Located on the second floor of a recently restored 19th century building, the open floor plan works equally well for families or adults travelling together. Every room has charming views over Lisbon's tiled roofs.


On-site inspection and approval from SAWDAY’S 'Special Places to Stay'

We also offer:

* LUXURY LINENS: 400+ threadcount sheets; soft, fluffy towels;

* ORIENTATION TOUR: from the local grocer to a quick visit to the Rossio/Baixa, this introduction quickly became a guest favorite;

* WELCOME PACK: bottle of Portuguese Vinho Verde, coffee, teas, orange juice, tangy local cheese, fresh fruit and freshly-baked bread;

* METRO/TRAM PASSES: we can have these waiting for you at check-in, just ask;

* PRE-ARRIVAL GROCERY SHOPPING: If you wish, we can pick-up a few of your favorite staples. No charge for delivery. Please ask for details;

* LIBRARY: books, games, guidebooks and Portuguese music CDs;

* SPORTS EQUIPMENT: beach towels, sports balls and handy surfing hints;

* FOR KIDS: Books, games and beach toys in each house. Due to its open stairways and mezzanine, Casa Pátria is not suitable for toddlers and young children.

* BABYSITTING: We are happy to help you find qualified sitters who speak a variety of languages. Please ask for details;

* ASK about our 'In-Home Cooking Classes' and 'Private Fado Tours'.


** Please note that the house is located at the top of a small hill and has interior stairs. As such, it is not suitable for people with limited mobility. **

** Offered under the Alojamento Local regime / Estabelecimento de Alojamento Local; Registry number 812/AL **

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

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

Speaks Portuguese
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
20 August, 2018

About The Owner

In June 2001, we kissed Seattle good-bye and moved to our family's ancestral Portugal to work with Habitat for Humanity/Portugal. Soon afterward, in an attempt to protect ourselves from the crashing dollar, we diversified into Euro-zone real estate... and we couldn't be more pleased with the result: sharing our love of the Portuguese people and culture with guests from around the world has been a delight. We now have five historically-protected homes in our little medieval neighborhood... right in the middle of town, yet oh-so-quiet and charming! (Just 3 - 8 minutes from Lisbon's main plaza, the Rossio.) Walk everywhere from here; or stay home and relax on your sunny terrace. Many thanks to all our guests for the support and encouragement. We look forward to seeing you again someday soon. Until then, Godspeed.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 2009

Why The Owner chose Baixa

Our Lisbon homes are located in an historic area, protected by the Portuguese government because of its unique value; the exteriors look just as they did in the 19th century, with even the paint color regulated to ensure authenticity. Most of the buildings in our Historic Preservation neighborhood were built in the 1500-1800s and all our properties retain their old-world flavor. Nowhere in this neighborhood will you find McVillas with plate-glass windows... instead, prepare to step back in time.

What makes this apartment unique

An authentic historical home with a sweeping view. Just 3 minutes from the city center but in a refreshingly quiet neighbourhood. Casa Santana will be your home away from home during your time in Lisbon.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Dear Deb!

Thank you for a great welcome and stay in Lisbon.

Your guided tour was invaluable to get us started and your tip for take away roast chicken was delicious!

We had a very relaxing stay which was exactly what we had hoped for.

The apartment is very homey, comfortable and relaxing. We love its natural and tasteful decor and its location set within an idyllic Lisbon neighborhood of narrow picturesque streets is very unique and memorable.

It is also perfectly located close to the Rossio and everything is easily accessible.

Your knowledge of the area, history and architectural insights enriched our stay. You are very professional and hospitable and we would love to return some day. Perhaps we'll bring the children next time... many thanks -
Dec 2008
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Baixa in Pena

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 70 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • 2 Twin, 1 Full
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

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Overlooking the Rossio, Air Conditioning, Free WiFi
average rating of 4.8125 based on 59 reviews

Location, light and bright interior and host are all winners

  • 5 of 5

Very pleased with where we were located in Lisbon, with being on the top floor so no feet over our heads and everything we needed was there. Host Austin grated us and got us oriented. Will recommend to friends.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Cowichan, BC

Fully-equipped pied-à-terre with congenial and attentive host

  • 5 of 5

Austin made us feel welcome immediately to this charming and cheery apartment hidden just two blocks off the Rossio. She gave us a thorough orientation to the living space and helpful tips about our visit to the city. The apartment is up two flights with the sitting room/kitchen facing the square, the bedroom on the street/entrance side of the building, and the bathroom in between. It is a compact but adequate space. The kitchen was fully equipped for cooking, with a new dishwasher and clothes washer/dryer combo. We rarely saw or heard from the other residents in the building and enjoyed quiet evenings. Austin even arranged for a taxi to be waiting for us at 4:30 am when we had to leave for the airport.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent place to stay

  • 4 of 5

Austin is a terrific host and the apartment is exactly as advertised. Fantastic location. We would stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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Excellent host and location!!!

  • 5 of 5

Austin is very accommodating. As soon as we arrived, she offered help from bringing our bags upstairs, to showing us around and even came with us to buy our bus tickets. She also arranged for our transportation from and to the airport. The apartment is very homey and clean. I would stay again in Austin's place if i have to go back to Lisbon. I will recommend the place to my friends. Again thanks Austin and really appreciate your help!!

  • Review Submitted: 24-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place, Great location

  • 5 of 5

After several delays, due to Tap Portugal Airlines, Austin welcomed us with open arms nine hours late! We arrived to fruit, cheese and wine already in the fridge. She even offered to have a meal ready when we arrived!

We had a wonderful week, and being so central to all of the sites and transportation connections was incredibly convenient. The trains and metro system are very easy to use, and super inexpensive. We found so many great places to eat and little stores to buy supplies. We highly recommend this place and the valuable recommendations that Austin provides.

Kevin and Claudina

Turlock, California

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bethesda, MD, USA

Wonderful historic-district stay

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully modernized yet charming two-level living space (the bedroom and bathrom make up the lower level). Austin was truly helpful and got us to excellent restaurants and local stores. Highly recommend for couples as well as for couples with children. Good Wi-Fi, TV, fado music CD collection, and house library (even chidren's books and games!).

  • Review Submitted: 26-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
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Nearest Airport
6.9 Kilometres
Portela Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.2 Kilometres
Bairro Alto
Nearest Ferry
1.3 Kilometres
Praça do Comercio
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Paço do Lumiar Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
Rossio Train Station
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Kilometres
Cafe Tigelinha
Nearest Beach
27.4 Kilometres
Santo Amaro de Oeiras
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

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  • ALL-INCLUSIVE RATE includes IVA/lodging taxes, all fees, weekly cleaning, utilities, loaner laptop and wireless internet access.

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