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Alfama House - AIRPORT PICK-UP, PC & INTERNET - Best quality/price ratio

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Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Alfama Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 double bed, 1 sofa bed, sleeps 3. In Alfama, the 'village' in the city.

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Be independent in a modern apartment located in a typical and popular area of Alfama, Lisbon’s oldest quarter.

- The 45 square meters apartment is suitable for three people and offers full access to a PC and high speed internet free of extra charge.

- For a low fee, our taxi service will be waiting for you at the airport arrival hall and drive you to the apartment. Have a stress free arrival knowing you are in good hands right from the start.

- The balcony doors open to a narrow and typical street of Alfama with its neighbours’ laundry hanging to dry and old women chatting from one window to another.

- The apartment offers simplicity and comfort with modern conveniences.

- We are located at a walking distance from other Lisbon touristic areas such as the Baixa, Chiado and Bairro Alto. The famous tram No 28 is also on the door step.

- A few meters away are found all amenities needed for self catering, on offer to local residents all year round. Restaurants are plentiful in Alfama, along with fado voices emanating in the evenings.

- We believe to have one of the best quality/price ratio available. Have a look at our numerous reviews written by past guests over the last four years.

Please note that starting from 1 January 2016 a new city tourist tax of 1 euro per person per night is not included in the total price mentioned by this website and should be paid on check-in day. This tax applies to guests of 13 years and older and is limited to a maximum amount of 7 euro per guest. Please contact us if you have doubts. All legally declared rentals in Lisbon are subjected to this tax. This flat is licensed from the relevant authorities with registration 13485 AL.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 26, 2016
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About Francois

I believe I understand what the foreigners want when in Lisbon, as I am a foreigner myself. I grew up in Canada and I have now adopted Lisbon as my home.

Francois purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Francois chose Lisbon City

I once resided in the Alfama district and it made perfect sense to rent a vacation apartment in this area. It is the most typical quarter where you feel like in a village within a big city. There are no supermarkets in Alfama, only local shops. It's the old Europe atmosphere.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment is small but cosy. Many say it's all they need.


based on 56 traveler reviews

Alfama House - AIRPORT PICK-UP, PC & INTERNET - Best quality/price ratio
average rating of 4.857143 based on 56 reviews

Modern clean design and spotlessly clean. Big living area and comfy bed. Plus modern kitchen & bath

  • 5 of 5

Francois met me at the Fado museum as the narrow streets would be hard to figure when you first arrive. He pointed out all the best local restaurants as we walked. And spent a lot of time making sure I was comfortable with everything in the apt. Plus his nicely written travelers book was very useful.

I can't say enough about the charm of the Alfama neighborhood and this apartment is perfectly located. Make sure you start your morning at Pastelaria Alfama Doce - bakery - for best pastry in Portugal

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Great location for seeing the oldest streets of Lisbon

  • 4 of 5

The unit is small and compact but has everything you need for a short stay. The kitchen is well equipped. The host was very helpful in arranging transportation and recommending local restaurants. The unit is up two flights of stairs, so not be suited for people with limited mobility.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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  • 5 of 5

Nice cozy apartment that we spent three nights. Host greeted us after a short walk from the train station (straight shot to the airport). Decent wifi, close to all sorts of old Lisbon by foot.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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A Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed here twice. Francois is an exceptional landlord. He responds quickly to emails and cares about his guests. The property is ideal for a couple, or maybe a couple with one child, who want to experience Lisbon. We enjoy the Alfma district of cobbled alleyways and bars with Fado in the evening. We also used the property as a base last summer and took the train to the beaches most days. It's good, basic, very well maintained self-catering accommodation and to us it felt this time like coming home. We'll use the property again. We consider Francois to be one of our Lisbon friends.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Great rental for your time in Lisbon!

  • 5 of 5

This was my second time staying at Alfama House. It is a great little apartment in a fantastic location. Francois is very friendly and helpful. I have already recommended this property to friends! I would definitely stay here again.

The stairs up are a bit tight, so I would caution against having tonnes of luggage. The apartment is very clean and provides an excellent space for cooking your own meals - there is a grocery store a few blocks away. The TV and internet both worked great. It was useful to have a computer so we didn't have to plan the rest of our trip on our tiny phone screens. Having in suite laundry was probably the best part for me (I had been travelling for 4 months at that point).

There was one of the best pizza place ever just around the corner from the apartment (can't remember the name!!) and I would highly suggest it.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
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Authentic apartment in a lively district

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is situated in a nice neighborhood in the heart of Alfama - the old (and still) worker's district of Lisbon. It was well-prepared for our stay and especially for the needs of our baby: The owner arranged for a baby bed and a bouncer. From the very beginning - that is even before arriving - the contact with the owner was very helpful and friendly, be it in regard of how to get to the apartment or what to do in Lisbon once arrived. The home is a tiny place in a house that has kept its medieval structures (unfortunately the water pressure in the shower has, too) but still provides enough space for two and a half. It is furnished with an eye to detail and very comfortable. We took our breakfast every morning in the Alfama bakery next to the apartment - don't miss it, it's very good, friendly and not expensive. In the evening you don't have to go to a Fado place as you can hear Fado until midnight - the neighborhood is really authentic and communicative. For people who don't mind a lively environment Alfama House is just perfect.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
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Nearest Airport
4 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Down the alley
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Cais de Sodré
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Santa Apolonia
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
Down the alley
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Alfama Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall 2016
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Winter 2016
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
Holidays 2016
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Low early 2017 Season
Jan 2 2017 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mid Spring 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 11 2017
2 night minimum stay
Easter 2017
Apr 12 2017 - Apr 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Apr 19 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $33

Prices are in euro
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Alfama Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 40 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • No tub but a shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 190cmx140cm
    Kiving Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Clic clac sofa bed as seen in the living room pictures
  • Bedroom with a double bed, storage space, reading lamps, window.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • pier fishing
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