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Sé Cathedral Charming Duplex Apartment

Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, 6 Sleeps

This charming apartment is located between the traditional Alfama and Baixa, right next to the 12th century Sé Cathedral. Through the narrow alleys there are views of

the River Tagus. Quite near the city's downtown, with its best shops and services.

Ideally located in Lisbon's historical center, this duplex apartment is in a recently renovated 18th century building, at the heart of a popular neighborhood, within walking distance of Baixa shopping district and Avenida da Liberdade.

Large living/dining room, one bathroom on ground floor. First floor: 1 bedroom with ensuite bathroom, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, kitchen and breakfast room, 1 outdoor patio.

You have the whole apartment to yourselves. You can use the wi-fi and cable TV (with lots of international channels).

I'll provide you with basics for the bathroom (towels, hair dryer, shampoo and shower gel) and a few breakfast items (tea, coffee, bread and butter).

The apartment is located a 2 minute walk from the popular 28 tram line. 10 minute walk to Metro stop Baixa-Chiado.

Facilities: Internet Wifi, Cable Tv, central heating, Jacuzzi, indoor fireplace, shampoo, outdoor terrace.

Ideal for families and children.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2017

About The Owner

I am passionate about travelling, arts and Lisbon. I spent most of my childhood in this typical neighborhood before moving to Barcelona to study graphic design for three years. Our family lived in this beautiful apartment for many years, where we always welcomed those we love. We would like to share its charm, character and history with you. I am looking forward to hosting you in our family house and hope you enjoy it as much as we did.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Alfama in Lisbon District

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , jacuzzi tub
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Main Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , priv. bathroom, jacuzzi tub, exit directly to the terrace
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • children welcome ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

Sé Cathedral Charming Duplex Apartment
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews


  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

We had the greatest time in Ines' duplex, which should satisfy even the most demanding guests (we are). The appartment'interior decoration is most tasty, as the same time well equipped and well located.Ines was very welcoming and very helpful, before and during our stay, with delicate gesture such as welcoming us with coffee and a traditional Xmas brioche. She provided gracefuly all local informations we needed, and she was also flexible about departing times. To be highly recommended !

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5
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This is a beautiful place in a great location. All the nice touches waiting for us made for a really comfortable, pleasant stay. Everything worked great, and we really appreciated the transportation arranged for us!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The place was immaculate the rooms and bathrooms superb. The location is the very best in the city .Ines left some nice items such as tea , coffee, bread, juice and other stuff for us to make us feel so welcome. This is the best VRBO I have ever stayed at and I have stayed at some in Italy, Argentina and Brazil .Ideal for a family or a group of friends .Thank you for a wonderful stay.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! It was so nice to host you and your friends. I hope I see you again in the future. Thank you Best Inês
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Gorgeous apartment in the heart of Old Lisbon

  • 5 of 5
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Inês is a perfect host, attentive and helpful when needed and non-obtrusive when not. The spacious apartment combines the flavor of the old stone buildings with modern conveniences and a well-stocked library. All the amenities are close by, including shopping, museums and churches, and restaurants—there are two good ones across the street and exceptional ones nearby (we ate one night at the Mini-Bar in Chaida, one of the four owned by Portugal's most famous chef). We were four and had plenty of room to spread out. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, large, comfortable and located right in the center of the Alfama district

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

After reviewing the pictures and comparing against other properties in the Alfama we decided that this apartment exceeded our requirements. I will admit before arriving we were a bit skeptical that this property might have some hidden flaws. It just sounded to good to be true. What a pleasant surprise when we arrived to find that the apartment exceeded our expectations.

We planned on 8 nights in Portugal. We would spend 3 nights in Lisbon, travel by train to Porto for 3 nights and return to Lisbon for 2 more nights before returning to the U.S.

Laura,, the property manager, met us at the property and was very helpful showing the apartment and describing the district. Although we did not reserve the apartment for the days we would be in Porto Louise allowed us to store the things we did not want to carry on the train.

The apartment is within feet of many Fado restaurants. In the evening we strolled through the narrow winding streets of the Alfama past restaurants and bars where we heard the distinctive guitars and singers. From the apartment one can walk to many Lisbon sites. Public transportation is available throughout Lisbon, and you might like to take an evening trolly ride in antique trolly cars through the Alfama and other areas.

On the day that we left for Porto and when we left for the U.S. we called Louise and she had a cab at the front door at the precise time we wanted to depart.

We had such a pleasant time in the apartment that I would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone who wants to experience the real Lisbon.

If you choose this property, I recommend taking a cab from the airport. The trip was about 15 euros. The train station is less than a mile from the apartment and an easy walk.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review, it means a lot to us ;-)! I hope to see you another time in the future. :-)
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Great location, superb appartment with lots of charm; nice welcome

  • 5 of 5
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We were greeted with a cup of coffee and breakfast, which we took on the outside terrace. The bedrooms are spacious with high ceilings and are nicely furnished. The living room downstairs is enourmous and comfortable. The street behind the Se cathedral is relatively quiet, the pubs opposite serve nice food. Trams, buses and taxis only a couple of hundred yards away. Also great for evening strolls along the narrow Alfama streets.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you so much. best Inês
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Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Alfama, Lisbon City

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
4 Dec 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
medium season
5 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £43 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £256
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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