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Downtown Historic Center. Modern Apartment in Antique Building. FREE WI FI

Bedrooms 2
Space 925 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms; 1 Full Bathroom; 1 Independent Kitchen 1 Living Room; Sleeps 4-6


Very sunny and absolutely central apartment, located in a historical neighborhood (São Paulo) right on the frontier with Santos-o-Velho.

Totally renovated, very comfortable and functional decoration with taste and attention to detail. FREE Wireless Internet and Cable TV (80 international channels).

The apartment is situated within walking distance to the busiest day and night time areas in town (Santos, 24 de Julho, Bairro Alto, Bica, Chiado, Cais do Sodré, Baixa, Chiado, Alfama).

Very close to all main transportation. Subway station – 5m walk. Tram and bus stop at the door. Train station – 5m walk: direct train to all the beaches of Estoril’s Coast and Cascais. Ferry station – 5m walk with connection to all the beaches of Costa de Caparica and to the south.

At walking distance to restaurants, supermarkets, pharmacies, museums and all that the city has to Offer.

Services: Optional weekly (1 time per week) maid service at the following rate – 50,00€ per week.

More Details

José Luís Azevedo
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

About José Luís Azevedo

I was born in 1972 and I am a designer.

I live in the apartment across the one I am renting. I was in charge of both apartments’ full renovation. I love the old quarters of Lisbon and their historic buildings. I always wanted to live in this part of town.

I love meeting people from abroad and I deal with my guests directly – from key exchanges, to cleaning, to repairs, and anything in between.

I try to be as helpful as I can in order to make you feel truly at home.

José Luís Azevedo purchased this apartment in 2008

Why José Luís Azevedo chose Lisbon City

I specially picked this neighborhood to live in, because it’s undergoing an interesting transformation - from heavy industry and naval related commerce and services to becoming “Lisbon’s Hip District” .

Another great advantage of this neighborhood is that you can walk to all the busiest areas in downtown and you have all main transports and station near bye to take you everywhere else (including the beach). There are also all sorts of restaurants, supermarkets, pharmacies, banks, etc. all around. Also, in the center, it is still one of the few areas where you can find a place to park. Two blocks away, there are two public parkings for your car.

This is an area that is still not too touristic and feels truly Lisboan without being excessively “popular.”

What makes this apartment unique

This apartment has a great vibe. It's airy and full of sunlight all year round. It's in a high floor, so you have more privacy, security, sunlight and less impact from the street.

The building is original from the XVIIIth century, right after the great earthquake of Lisbon which took place in 1755. It was built in a typical 'Pombalino' style, a type of construction and architecture that are protected by law and candidate to UNESCO's World Heritage Patrimony classification. The building is mainly assembled with wooden beams, in a “cage” like structure inspired in naval construction from the period. A type of construction quite advanced for its time and considered to be the first anti-earthquake type of construction in the world. It is flexible, but it doesn’t break.

The renovation of the building and the apartment took in consideration this historical heritage. However, you will find a modern apartment with sound proofing on the ceilings and windows and all you should expect from a modern home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Eine schöne Ferienwohnung im Stadtteil Santos-o-Velho im Zentrum Lissabons

Die Ferienwohnung liegt in der vierten Etage eines stilvoll renovierten Hauses in der Rua da Boavista 120.

Wir, zwei Ehepaare, waren im März 2013 für drei Tage in der Wohnung und haben uns dort sehr wohlgeführt. Der Empfang durch den Vermieter, Herrn José Luís Azevedo war ausgesprochen freundlich und hilfsbereit. Die Wohnung besitzt zwei geräumige Schlafzimmer, ein Badezimmer, eine separate Essküche und ein sehr einladend eingerichtetes, großes Wohnzimmer sowie einen kleineren Abstellraum. Gut geeignet ist die Wohnung für zwei bis vier Personen. Die Wohnung ist sehr sonnig, ruhig, vollständig geschmackvoll renoviert mit Liebe zum Detail. Sie bietet kostenloses Wireless-Internet und Kabel-TV (80 internationale Sender).

Von der Wohnung aus ist das Zentrum von Lissabon gut zu Fuß zu erreichen, man kann natürlich auch die historischen Straßenbahnen nehmen, die durch die Rua da BoaVista zockeln. In der Nähe befinden sich einige gute und reelle Restaurants, Herr Azevedo berät hierzu seine Gäste gerne.

Hier noch eine kleine Besonderheit des Hauses : unten im Hausflur befindet sich neben dem Treppenhaus eine kleine Schusterwerkstatt, wo ein älterer, freundlicher Herr beim Licht einer kleinen Lampe Schuhe repariert. Er hatte gut zu tun.

Wenn wir noch einmal zu viert nach Lissabon reisen sollten, würden wir diese Wohnung wieder gerne mieten.
Mar 2013
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Bairro Alto Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 925 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Baby stroller provided.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(98 traveler reviews)

Downtown Historic Center. Modern Apartment in Antique Building. FREE WI FI
average rating of 4.6734695 based on 103 reviews
Brooklyn, NY, USA

living amongst the nicest people in the world

  • 4 of 5

My sister and I just came back from a wonderful 10-day vacation in Portugal and Spain. We opted for an apartment in lieu of a hotel. I am glad we did! The people in Portugal were the nicest and the most genuinly friendly people I have ever met. Our host was definitely one of them. Our fantastic host, Jose Luis greeted us with open arms and heart. He helped us plan our trip, recommended places for us to eat, as well as simply chatting with us, making us truly feel at home. The apartment was super clean and tidy and contained everything we needed for a comfortable stay. I highly recommend this apartment to anyone wanting to feel like they live amongst friends.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2009
  • Stayed: Oct 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello A., Thank you very much for your comment. It was a pleasure receiving you as guests in my apartment. I am glad you enjoyed your stay here as well as the city and the people of Lisbon. I also enjoyed very much meeting you and your sister. Maybe we'll meet again someday. Either here in Lisbon or in Brooklyn NY ; ) Best regards, JL
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Very clean and well presented apartment, Jose was a great host!

  • 5 of 5

We certainly would stay there again

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent location and warm welcoming

  • 5 of 5

I truly recommend this apartment : it is well located, fully furnished and José is very helpful !

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA

Darling apartment, fantastic location and the owner José is a delight!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for a more perfect location, apartment and welcome while in Lisbon. José is the perfect host and our week stay was amazing. The sunlight in the apartment was so lovely and made it even more cozy. Perfect location and the neighborhood is full of adorable restaurants and shops. Lisbon is such a great city. We were also close to one of the rail stations so we took a day trip on Christmas to the beach. I highly recommend this apartment to stay in when you go to Lisbon.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Bev! I am so happy you enjoyed the apartment and your stay in Lisbon. It was really a pleasure to meeet you. I hope to see you again in the future. Have a great New Year. Best Wishes from Lisbon, J.
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Great apartment and amazing host!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is a great place to stay to explore Lisbon. Near local restaurants, local transportation and the waterfront, it is neat, quiet, well equipped and perfect for two couples. 4th floor walk up, beds are comfortable, the kitchen cozy and the living room comfortable. Our host was wonderful, he asked us about our interests and then gave recommendations about where and how to explore in Liston in fluent English. We explored museums, gardens, castles and restaurants. Be sure to ask Jose about the market and the restaurants and shops there. He gave us great advice about transportation options from the airport and was super helpful in many ways, helping us recover a lost item after we had left the city. We would love to come back and would definitely stay at this terrific apartment again.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, Thank you so much for your review. It was great meeting you and having you over. I am glad you ennjoyed your vacation and our apartment. Happy New Year J.
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Hoboken, NJ

Wonderful Apartment, Wonderful Host

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is very comfortable and well equipped. It is within easy walking distance of most of the major sights and is easy to reach from the airport by metro. The apartment also has modern noise reducing windows and interior shutters, so sleeping in is not a problem. The apartment is on the upper floor which also makes it bright and airy and allows for a great view from the windows. José, the owner, could not have been more helpful and he even checked on me during the days I was there to see if I needed anything and if everything was okay. I very much enjoyed my stay at the apartment and I hope to return in the near future. Thank you, Josè, for being such a gracious host.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, Thank you so much for your positive feedback. I do hope to see you again in Lisbon, Best Regards J.
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Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Lisbon Airport
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Carcavelos, Cascais, Guincho, Costa-de-Caparica
Car: not necessary

City center; cultural activities; next to the river; river sports and cruises; Museums; Historical landmarks and Architecture; train/subway station; transportation; airport (7,5km); shops; restaurants; pharmacies; gym; nautical sports; boat trips; nightlife – bars and clubs; cinema; theater; beach/ocean (8-12km); municipal swimming pool; shopping center…

Other Activities: Kayak


Rates & Availability

Bairro Alto Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 18 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $162.73

_Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
_Rates include up to 4 guests (or 2 bedrooms).
_Extra guests: 10€ per night, per guest. (max. 2)
_Exceptionally consult us for 2 nights stays' rates (nightly prices increase).
_Discounts apply for stays equal or greater than 28 nights; according to its length (Please consult us for quotes).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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