ALFAMA HEAVEN'S LOFT: stylish design flat in typical Alfama district!
Número máximo de hóspedes2
- Recebe famílias (com crianças)
- Lavadora / Secadora
- Permitido fumar
|Endereço||R. dos Remédios, 1100 Lisbon, Portugal|
|Tipo de propriedade||Apartamento|
|ID da Propriedade||CJD1VGF1|
|Taxa de aceitação||85%|
|Tempo de resposta||Algumas horas|
At this 4th floor loft flat we have to highlight the Alfama and River views. Imagine yourself lying in bed contempalting river views thanks to the velux window in the low cealing in front of the bed!
From here you can explore Lisbon´s oldest district with its small and narrow strets, stairways leading to cozy and romantic alleys, beatifull mourish fountains, typical and family runned small restaurants purveyors of delicious portuguese dishes and of course Fado taverns! Lisbon´s downtown area and the Santa Apolónia railway and metro station are just 10 - 15 minutes walking away conecting you to other parts of the city, Portugal and Europe!
SOME FEATURES AND HIGHLIGHTS: ( ALL INCLUDED IN THE TOTAL PRICE )
- Wireless Internet Connection
- Baby Crib and High Chair Available Upon Request
- Fresh Towels and Bed Linen Available
- Complete Equipped Kitchen with all Domestic Appliances, Kitchen Utensils, Cutlery, Pots and Pans, Toaster, Coffee Machine, Kettle etc...
- Final Cleaning Included in the Total Price!
- Many other amenities (check the amenities section)
- This Apartment is Professionally Managed. You will have the guarantee of a warm welcome by one of the members of our staff who will explain you how everything works in the apartment and will give you all the needed information and hints and tips of Lisbon for a perfect stay. You will always be monitorized: We are reachable 24h a day thanks to our emergency call line! At your arrival a map with the major facilities around the area will be at your disposal in the apartment.
City center is less than 10 minutes walking, so you will be able to enjoy most of Lisbon´s attractions by foot! You have however buses, trams and metro nearby running every minute:
TRAM: Famous Tram 28 takes you to the city center and most picturesque Lisbon districts - runs 500 meters from the apartment
METRO: The apartment is situated in between 2 metro stations: the one of Praça do Comércio (900 meters) and the one of Santa Apolónia (600 metres)
BUSES: buses (phone number hidden)59 etc…
TRAIN STATIONS: Santa Apolónia international train station is 600 meters from the apartment. This station connects you to North and Central Portugal, Spain and France.
PROVIDED SERVICES WITH A FEE:
- Airport - Apartment Transfer in private transportation
- Baby Sitting
- Professional Massages
- Tour Guides
- Car Rentals
- Other Available Services
- Local Grocery Stores, ATM Machines, Pharmacies: just around the corner
- Authentic Restaurants, Cafés, Pastry Shops and Bakeries
- Fado Restaurantes/Venues such as the Clube do Fado, Parreirinha de Alfama, A Baíuca just around the corner
- Night Bars and Clubs: Club Rubik and the famous and trendy Lux Club in Santa Apolónia
- Museums: Museu do Fado
- Beautiful Viewpoints of Portas do Sol and Santa Luzia
The Alfama Quarter is the oldest one in Lisbon, and it was founded by the Arabs who named it “Al-hama” (the fountains). It is difficult to believe that this humble neighborhood was once the most desirable quarter of Lisbon. For the Moors, the tightly packed alleyways around the fortified castle comprised the whole city.
The buildings survived the 1755 earthquake and although there are no Moorish houses still standing, the quarter retains its kashbah-like-layout. The true charm of these quarters lies in its narrow steep streets ending in sunny squares from which there are stairways leading to typical streets and flowery alleys and fountains. This is where you can find the most genuine traditional commerce, far away from the big hypermarkets, with neighborhood groceries, fruit stands, modest restaurants, and all purpose stores. The only way to get to know these quarters is to stroll through them. Embark on this adventure, let your intuition guide you and get lost in these streets and alleys to the sound of Fado.
Above Alfama the imposing, majestic and sober Castelo de São Jorge (Castle of Saint Jorge), crowns Lisbon´s most important eastern hill. This natural vantage point, was a defensive stronghold and royal palace until the end of the 16th century.
Other Attractions are a few steps away. You will need to climb just a few streets to find yourself in front of the Pantheon, or at the Flea Market (If you are interested in antique stuff and second hand bargains you can find almost everything at the Feira da Ladra flea Market every Saturday and Tuesday in Campo de Santa Clara). To eat there are quite a few cheap typical Portuguese tascas around, but if you are more into sophisticated stuff don´t miss the Bica do Sapato restaurant (co-owned by the actor John Malkovich), Lisbon´s hippest and trendiest restaurant, or the Faz Figura restaurant featuring Portuguese specialties and an impressive city and river views. Here, the visitor will be also close to the most recent and trendiest nightlife routes, beginning in the new Alfama fado parlours and ending up in Clube Ferroviário or at the famous and trendy Lux nightclub.
However we are quite flexible to let you in earlier or checking you out later depending on the apartment´s occupancy! We can confirm you all these arrangements the day before you arrive.
Late Check in: Check in after 22:00 has a 20 EUR fee.
An Amount of €150 for stays under 15 days, and €300 for stays of 15 days or more will be asked to you as a guarantee for damages. This amount is to be paid when checking in, in cash and should be refunded to you when checking out.
This procedure may be substituted by the details of the credit card with witch the reservation was made.
The apartment will be ready and cleaned for you before your arrival. Fresh towels and sheets are also provided and all is included in the total price.
|Check-in antes||Por acordo|
|Política de Cancelamento||Rígida|
Boa localização. Casa bem decorada.
Da jeg kom til leiligheten ble jeg mottatt på en hyggelig og effektiv måte. Leiligheten var alle tiders og godt utstyrt, selv om den nok var litt nedslitt. Utsikten - i flere retninger - og beliggenheten er det som gjør leiligheten spesiell.
Det var en del mangler. En plate på komfyren virket ikke. Det gjorde heller ikke stekeovnen. Og badekaret var delvis i ustand. Siden det var litt kaldt, kunne det også vært litt kraftigere ovner.
el apartamento es precioso, está muy céntrico. Ideal para gente que le guste las zonas bohemias. la atención de Jorge fue correcta y muy amable.
Bij aankomst op het vliegveld hebben we gebeld, en we kregen te horen dat we al om 12.00u het appartement in konden i.p.v. 15.00u. na een belletje om 12.00u kwam de man al binnen 10 min op zijn brommertje om de sleutel te overhandigen.
het appartement zit wel op de 4e verdieping dus het was wel elke keer veel trappen lopen. Het appartement was goed. mooi uitzicht. de kamers en douche was netjes.
Very central placed in town, close to tramp 25/28 and Metro blue line at Bica-Chindao. Magnificent view over the town and the river Tejo. Quiet neighbourhood, with supermarket and other stores/eating places within 5 minutes walk.
Large light and well equipped - and clean appartment.
We give our warmest recommodation!
Family Lund/Kristensen Denmark
Not bad at all but not that special either. Pretty close to what we could expect from the information given on the web when we booked. Not impressive in any way and rather narrow, with really bad storage for clothes and shoes. Nice with elevator when coming home after a long walk.
Good reception of the caretaker and (as it later turned out) a good location in Lisbon for tourists as us. Quiet and good neighborhood and (given the city's size and complex road network) quite close to most things that you want to see.
Next door to a small but very good neighborhood store, that had most of needed food, fruit and household goods and whose owner spoke a little English. Very friendly!
Some poor maintenance of the apartment though, such as broken lights i.e. House caretaker saw this at the presentation but just shrugged and didn't bother to come back with new lights or to fix it.
It can well be Wimdu again if we are going to Lisbon, but a little doubtful if we take the same apartment in that case. If so it would be because of the location in the city and the pleasant storekeeper.
The apartment was very good for our stay - big rooms and nice outdoor terrace at the back. It is well equipped and fairly quiet for the location. Jorge´s colleague met us when we arrived.
Wonderful apartment with Lisbon's greatest view. I would definitely recommend this apartment. The bed was though not good.
top apartment, clean, nice furnished, communication / key transfer worked great => we can recommend the apartment located in BICA to every lisbon tourist!!!
The apartment was well situated in the Bairro alta area. But the on the website pictures are nicer than in real life.
The chairs were loose and the table was defect. There was no tableclothe and a painting was leaning on the sofa. The pillows was smaller than showed in the picture. There were missing proper kitchen knifes.
The kitchen and the bathroom was good.
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