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Histórical Alfama - Next 28 Tram Stop - FREE WIFI

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Property
apartment
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

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Alfama Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Romantic Palce - Sleeps 2

This lovely and romantic palce (42m2 ) is located in the District of Alfama, one of the most typical districts of the historic center of Lisbon, an old and quiet part of Lisbon, with its narrow and cobble stones streets, near 28 Tram Stop.

The apartment, at a second floor low, with one room and one living room, It is full of sunlight and has marvelous view to the Tagus River, the roofs of the medieval neighborhood and to the convent of S. Vicente.

With a nice window and light, nicely decorated and fully equipped whit Wireless Internet and Cable IPTV, were you have everything to cook, Microwave, hair dryer, iron, DVD, etc., and most important of all, a nice place to spend a romantic holidays in this marvelous city

Right next the apartment there's Lisbon famous market - Feira da Ladra – that is held every Tuesday and Saturday where you can find antiques, music books, dresses, you can't miss it.

Nearby, 50 m from the door, you have the famous tram number 28 that covers the sightseeing tour of Lisbon 's hills: The Moorish “Alfama” with its restaurants where you can feel the fado, “Graça district ” with its traditional commerce, “Baixa district ” heart of the city (Downtown) or city canter, “Chiado district ”, “Estrela district ”, “Prazeres district ”, a complete scenic route.

If you enjoy walking, the flat is a short walking distance from all of these other picturesque district neighborhoods, especially of Baixa and Chiado.

Nearby you have all kinds of traditional commerce, high standard shops (at Chiado) and access to the train to the beaches around Cascais (in Cais do Sodré metro station).

Most of all, you will be very much welcome and received whit a traditional Portugues warm and with a sweet welcome pack surprise :-D

To appreciate Alfama is to walk the streets and wonder where you are, at times getting lost. It is on a ground floor . Ideally located, Very peaceful, All mod cons, Tastefully decorated, Discount for long stay, Completely renovated, Near to Feira da Ladra, Castelo and Miradouro de Santa Luzia.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Maria Pereira
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
July 14, 2016
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About Maria Pereira

I was born and raised in Lisbon, Alfama is my passion. Come and discover the secrets of this village, inhabited by real and authentic, in alleys and streets where one can listen to fado flavored sardines.

Maria Pereira purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Maria Pereira chose Lisbon City

Lovely Romantic apartment at a second floor , with one room and one living room in Alfama, one of the most typical districts of the historic center of Lisbon. It is full of sunlight and has marvelous view to the Tagus River, the roofs of the medieval neighborhood and to the convent of S. Vicente.

What makes this apartment unique

'Find something that you make with passion, then find someone to pay you to do so, this is one of the keys to personal fulfillment,' said Confucius. And because I believe that I live in the best city outside of South America, it is my great privilege and honor, to give my guests a unique and unforgettable experience, than it is to live in one of the most typical and ancient neighborhoods of Lisbon. The last village of Lisbon: Alfama.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Dear Maria,





I would like to thank you for staying in this wonderful flat.

Lisboa is very nice and I'll come next year so I can say good bye and see you next time.



Kind Regards,



A.
Oct 2012
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Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Histórical Alfama - Next 28 Tram Stop - FREE WIFI
average rating of 4.173913 based on 25 reviews
Portland, Oregon
5

Excellent location in the Alfama

  • 5 of 5

For a taste of old Lisbon, this apartment is perfect. The charming narrow streets and the friendly locals of this district are not to be missed. A great bakery, a local cafe/bar are steps away. Great stay!!!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm happy that you’ve liked !! It was nice to have you here too :-) You are very much welcome All the best
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If you want a nice view and nothing else...

  • 1 of 5

My friend and I chose this space because of the advertised free wifi, historic area, and view of the ocean from the window. I carefully looked over the reviews, all of which had wonderful things to say and were recent. I emailed the owner, Maria, who gave some more details about the apartment. She claimed that it was a 7 minute walk from a nearby metro station and that she would wait there as long as needed to let us in.

My friend and I arrived in Lisbon and made our way through the metro station, arriving at the suggested station. From there, we had not been given any directions to get to the apartment. The streets were very close and narrow, winding through the houses, shops and restaurants. We had to stop and ask for directions many times. It took us a good 20 minutes to walk uphill and find the apartment. No one was there to let us in. My friend called Maria, who said she would be there in 30 minutes time. She arrived an hour and a half later to let us in.

It became evident that she did not take good care of the space. She seemed very surprised about the large area of mold that had spread across the ceiling (about two square feet), but claimed she would have "the girls" come up to take care of it. She also let us know that the hot water heater may be faulty, and if our showers were cold, we could text her and she would immediately get in touch with someone who would arrive in ten minutes to replace it with a new one. The wifi was also not working. We were able to connect to the internet, but we could not get online. She told us that she would contact the internet provider soon and get it fixed. The area also felt very unsafe.

Maria gave us a magazine of Lisbon, "from 2013," actually from 2009, that would help us with any questions. She also told us about a supermarket inside the station we arrived in. The magazine was extremely unhelpful, and there was only a small cellphone shop inside the station. I visited an internet cafe and emailed her about the problems, and when I returned hours later to check to see if there was a response, she had not emailed us back.

The mold on the ceiling was not small by any means. It is a health hazard that she did not take care of. My friend and I made other living arrangements, and though I emailed her two more times about returning her key and trying to get some of our money back, she did not respond and still has not responded to any messages my friend and I have sent.

Do not stay here.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Due to a neurological collapse of the manager ( last 18.02.2014) it wasn't possible to communicate with tenants' who eventually quit because the conditions were not conform to agreed. The management is now made by others and on 26.02.2014, This Host was contact by email, to ask IBAN to be refunded the amount of the stay. On behalf of Maria AB presented these guests the most sincere apology .
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

This has by far been one of the best choices of accommodation. The apartment is perfect for a solo trip or a couple. It's in the middle of Alfama but within walking distance to a lot of attractions in Lisbon. It's very well equipped with everything from kitchen appliances to a washing machine, very cozy and with great views from all windows. It might not be suited for people with moving disabilities since it's not very big and the steps are steep and narrow but the climb is well worth it for those who can manage.

Wireless internet works perfectly, TV with digital box as well, air conditioning and a heater, towels and storage.

It's divided into two parts, one where the double bed is and one living/dining area together with the kitchen. There is also a small sofa in the living area and a bookshelf with a few books and useful brochures about Lisbon.

The bathroom is small but nice and clean.

Great weekly rate for the location and comfort of this lovely gem, wouldn't have found a better hotel for a great stay in Lisbon! It's clean, comfortable and really more than enough for one person. You feel like a local!

Two nights in and I feel at home here. It's a pity that some of the previous guests have broken some things, that's very disrespectful towards the owner.

Maria is a great host, who patiently waited for my arrival very late in the evening and even kindly carried my heavy bag up the steps of Alfama. She answered my emails promptly and provided great information about how to get here and what to do around the area. She speaks very good English and is a lot of fun. Maria, anytime you're in Stockholm, you're welcome at my place! :)

All in all, I cannot recommend this place enough. I don't think I would stay anywhere else and I will tell all my friends about it! :) I'm having a great stay in a lovely apartment and I'm very happy that I found it!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The nice place to be in Alfama

  • 5 of 5

It was the second time I stayed in this apartment in Alfama (Lisboa, Portugal) and I really enjoy the place. The apartment is small but convenient for 2 people, clean, well furnished and Maria is a very welcoming person who knows everything on the suburb.

But most of all the apartment is right in the middle of everything ! Need a glass of Vinho Verde at 11pm ? no problem, the first grocery store is 5 min away. In addition, the sunrise above Tagus is simply magnificent : I could just go there for a cup of coffee looking at the sunset.

All in all : I really love this place and it's a good bargain to stay in Lisboa. I strongly recommend !

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for you lovely words :D It's your fantastic energy that make my place so nice :d You are very much well-came any time. Warm Regards and a brilliant 2013 :D Maria
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5

A perfect stay in Lisbon

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I had a lovely time in Lisbon, and part of that was thanks to the wonderful apartment we were staying in. It was in a great location- just 5mins from the nearest metro and 15mins ish walk to rossio. Alfama is a great place to be, with beautiful cobbled alleyways and a plentitude of restaurants, fado houses and cafes. It is however quite a maze, and so we were thankful that the apartment was generally quite easy to find- and for Maria's help with directions.

The apartment in itself was perfect! Clean and compact, light and airy, with all the amenities you could need. Lovely views onto the harbour and the neighbourhood street below.

Maria herself was the perfect host. Great communication initially in meeting us off our bus from the airport. She provided some great tips in places to go both locally and throughout Lisbon. She was on hand if for whatever reason anything went wrong (it of course didn't). And she even bought us some of the most exquisite custard tarts we have ever tasted from the pastry shop just round the corner of the apartment.

I cannot recommend this place highly enough for a private, cosy and comfortable stay in Lisbon. And if we were to visit again (which I hope we do soon), we would jump at the chance to stay here again! Thank you Maria!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: you are verry kind :-) It is I who thank you for your kind words and especially the way you have treated our loving home. You will be always welcome, and hope to be with you very soon, Lisbon and I look forward for you. Thank You soo mutch !!
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estancia en alfama

  • 3 of 5

La estancia fue muy buena. Aunque el barrio no sea muy turístico está muy céntrico. La casa está puesta a todo detalle y es muy acojedora. El aparcamiento es un problema ya que no hay sitios que no sean de pago y los que no son de pago están en malas zonas. Nos rompieron una ventanilla del coche en último día y nos robaron varias cosas.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

São Jorge Castle
Praça do Comercio
"Biguer Squere in Europe"
Torre de Belem
"my favorit spot "
Streets and Stairways of Alfama
Arco da Rua Augusta
Chinese Pavilion
Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Lisbon Aeroport
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Bela
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Cais do Sodré
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Stª Apolónia
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Stª Apolónia
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Santo António de Alfama
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Carcavelos
Car: not necessary

Right next the apartment there's Lisbon famous market - Feira da Ladra – that is held every Tuesday and Saturday where you can find antiques, music books, dresses, you can't miss it. Nearby, 50 m from the door, you have the famous tram number 28 that covers the sightseeing tour of Lisbon 's hills: The Moorish “Alfama” with its restaurants where you can feel the fado, “Graça district ” with its traditional commerce, “Baixa district ” heart of the city (Downtown) or city canter, “Chiado district ”, “Estrela district ”, “Prazeres district ”, a complete scenic route. If you enjoy walking, the flat is a short walking distance from all of these other picturesque district neighborhoods, especially of Baixa and Chiado. Nearby you have all kinds of traditional commerce, high standard shops (at Chiado) and access to the train to the beaches around Cascais (in Cais do Sodré metro station).Most of all you will be very much welcome and received whit a sweet surprise welcome packs

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Rates & Availability

Alfama Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$54
From
$65
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$377
$1,399
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $32 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65
Stay tax €1 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 14 years.

Max 2 adults + 1 child. Above rates for 2 people. 3rd person 30 euro a day (child under 12 is 20 euro per day). Cleaning fee 60 euro, for 3 guests it is 80 euro. Additional cleaning fee for stays over 10 days is 40 euro. Possible discount depending on length of stay. Ben linen and towels provided.

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Amenities

Alfama Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 42 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Sofa bed only suitable for a small child until 10 years old
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Availability of transfers to and from Portela Airport for 20 Eur per person Weekdays until 18h 25EUR and night and weekend. Availability of Full day tour on the coast of Lisbon: Carcavelos beach, Parede beach, Estoril beach, Cascais beach, Cabo da Roca, Sintra, Apple beach, Azenhas do Mar and Adraga beach ( considered one of the 10 most beautiful beaches in Europe) and Ericeira the Suf Meca :-D. Day 50 Eur per person on weekdays and Day 60 Eur per person, weekend.

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