Lisboa 365

Detailed description

This apartment is on the fourth floor of an historic building with no lift, and can accommodate up to 4 guests in its two bedrooms. It has a living room with access to the terrace, bathroom, and independent kitchen. It is located in the Old Town of Alfama, a historic and traditional area in central Lisbon.

The living room is a bright space with large full-length windows offering access to the wonderful south-west facing terrace. There is a comfortable sofa and easy chair, and at one end of the room a dining table and four chairs.

A large bookcase holds dozens of great books and DVD's which can be used by the guests. There is a DVD player and highspeed wi-fi Internet together with cable channels on the flatscreen TV. There is central heating in this room, and although not really needed due to the breeze passing through the house when the windows are open, a cooling fan can be provided for Summer.

The large south-west facing terrace is accessed from both the living room and the kitchen. This is a great place to sit outside and enjoy the warm Lisbon weather. After the morning sun rises high enough, the terrace is bathed in sunlight for the rest of the day, and guests sitting here can enjoy the sights and sounds of this traditional Alfama area.

There are two bedrooms for up to 4 guests, and each contains central heating radiators. The main bedroom has a double bed and windows overlooking the small cobbled street below. There is a portable wardrobe which can be used to hang up and store clothes, as well as the cupboards out in the corridor. The second bedroom also as a window to let in air and light, and contains two single beds.

The kitchen is fully-equipped apart from an oven, but it has a 4-ring stove and microwave, as well as a fridge-freezer, coffee machine, toaster and all the necessary cutlery, crockery, pots and pans and other kitchen utensils to be able to cook your meals here. There is also a convenient high table with two bar stools, and access to the terrace. A washing machine is also available, but located elsewhere.

The bathroom is bright and clean, with traditional ceramic tiling and includes a full bathtub with shower attachment, as well as WC and bidet. there is a washbasin with mirroer and bathroom cabinet.

"Alojamento Local" Registration number: 35586/AL

Facility description

Large balcony facing south-west, views over the city, 4-ring gas hob (no oven), microwave with grill, fridge/freezer, TV with cable channels, DVD, CD/Radio, highspeed wi-fi Internet, shower and bath with gas boiler for instant hot water, central heating in bedrooms and living room, hairdryer, iron and ironing board. Sheets & towels provided.

Location and Surroundings

The apartment is located in the Old Town district of Alfama, in central Lisbon. Just uphill is the delightful area of Graça which has many shops, cafes and restaurants. The apartment is inside the Lisbon city heritage area, where all old buildings are being restored and preserved in the original character.

There are two marvellous viewpoints nearby known as Miradouro Santa Luzia and Portas do Sol, and the Feira da Ladra flea market on Tuesdays and Saturdays is just a short walk from here.

The medieval Castle of São Jorge is 10m inutes walk from the apartment, and the Cathedral is another short walk down the hill towards the downtown Baixa district, which can be reached on foot in less than 15 minutes. The Museum of Decorative Arts is also near the Miradouro de Santa Luzia - this is a 17th century mansion with magnificent interiors. Lastly, the famous 28 yellow tram takes you up and down Alfama's hills and past the Cathedral. Enjoy getting lost in the maze of alleys and discovering traditional fado houses and typical bars and cafes.

Additional information

- This is a non-smoking apartment and no pets are allowed.
- There is a 150 euros damage deposit, which will be refunded in full as long as no damage is done to the apartment
- Standard check-in from 3pm (15h00) and check-out before 11am (11h00). Other times may be available on request
- Surcharge for late check-in after 10pm (22h00): 25 euros
- Obligatory cleaning fee: 25 euros, to be paid in cash
- no children under the age of 8
- please note that from the 1st of January 2016 a city tax of EUR 1 per person, per night is not included in the total price and should be paid on site. This tax is charged to guests aged 13 and older. It is subject to a maximum amount of EUR 7 per guest.
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