Alfama 365 Apartment
- SQM 70
This apartment is on the fourth floor of a 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 an 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 are 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 has 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 mirror and bathroom cabinet.
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 marvelous 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 minutes 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.
"Alojamento Local" Registration number: 35586/AL
1 Bathroom, 2 Bedroom, 1 Kitchen, 1 Living room
SleepingBed linen, 1 Double bed, 2 Single bed
CookingKitchen stove, Microwave, Refrigerator, Freezer
EntertainmentDVD-Player, Wireless Broadband Internet, Stereo system, TV (Cable)
SanitaryHair dryer, Shower, Towel-set, Bathtub
LaundryIron & Board