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Flat in Lissabon above the roofs of Alfama with a gorgeous view

Bedrooms 2
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

The comfortable, newly furnished and renovated 3-room-apartment is situated in the heart of the old town on the 2nd and 3rd floor of a white typical Alfama-house which was build more than 100 years ago. All our pictures are originally taken at the apartment.

The holiday apartment is one of the only in the old city center which offers an unspoilt view over the river. You will enjoy the special location offside any street. No noise by cars, motorcycles or tram will disturb your dreams.

Every building in this area is a listed building under monument protection. You reach the flat by several narrow alleys, passing some fishmonger stores in small houses, soccer playing children and old people on stone benches. A lot of buildings are already renovated, other are still in this phase, but this does not affect Alfama in its uniqueness. Restaurants, shops, pharmacy, cleaning and video stores are nearby and the city centre of Lisbon is at walking distance (10 minutes) away.

Further information: The apartment is allocated over 2 levels with open inner stairs. The bedroom is situated in the upper part and has a completely glassed oriel which offers a stunning view over river Tagus. Here you can enjoy your wine in the evening sometimes even listening some fado-music in the background. And here you can let your gaze wander over the nearby church of St. Miguel to the Tejo and the 17.2 km long bridge “Vasco da Gama” and the nature protection area on the other side of the river.

The holiday apartment is one of the only in the old city center which offers an unspoilt view over the river. You will enjoy the special location offside any street. No noise by cars, motorcycles or tram will disturb your dreams. Please be aware that during the first 2 weeks of June local festivals will take place in the area. During these days there will be many people and noise in Alfama, also at night.

For 'star watchers' we have a telescope available.

More Details

Katharina & Karl-Friedrich Hempel
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, german, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018


Alfama Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telescope
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Couch
  • The main bedroom is upstairs and has a large bed (180x200 cms). The room offers a wonderfull view over the roofs to the other side of the river Tagus. The sofa bed in the living room downstairs (140 x 190cms exented) offers additional space for two more persons. Please note the open staircase in the apartment with might be a problem for very small children and handicapped persons. Normal occupancy is 2 up to maximal 4 persons. We are happy to offer you a bottle of Portuguese wine an a bottle of water as a welcome present.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Equipment: common: 70 m² living space, linen, towels, electric and gas heating. Main bedroom: 2 single beds standing next to each other (each 90 x 200 cms ). Dining room: dining corner for 4 persons. Living room: sofa bed of 140 x 190 cms. Kitchen: 4 hot plates stove, freezer, fridge, washing machine, washing dryer, small electric appliances. Entertainment: radio, TV (satellite - mainly German channels), CD player, DVD player (CDs and DVDs available), WLAN and PC with internet access, telescope, games and books, picnic rucksack.


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Flat in Lissabon above the roofs of Alfama with a gorgeous view
average rating of 4.925 based on 46 reviews

Comfortable apartment in the heart of Afalma.

  • 5 of 5

Before our arrival, the owners were easily contactable and provided us with clear instructions to a rendezvous with their representative. The flat is comfortable and well equipped with sea views over the rooftops. Located in the heart of Alfama, an attractive and vibrant neighbourhood with transport links close by. It’s hilly, but then so is much of Lisbon. I highly recommend this apartment and would happily return myself.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Paula, Thank you very much for your comments. We are always glad to hear that our guests liked our apartment.
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Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a local place to stay from where we could walk and poke around. The place was wonderful, and everything just right and as promised.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Not for the faint of stairs

  • 4 of 5

This was a beautiful property with an amazing view but challenging to access for anyone not used to climbing steep stairs every day (but then again anyone like that would struggle all throughout Alfama). Also be aware that everything in the flat is German, not a problem as my partner and I are both fluent but was a bit challenging for the American couple with us.

Other wise it was perfectly set up for us with binoculars for watching over the amazing view, spices and oils in the kitchen and even board games!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Fantastic apartment in the centre of Lisbon

  • 5 of 5

Have just returned from a great stay in this beautiful apartment, right in the centre of the old town in Lisbon.

It's exactly as described on the advert, clean and well maintained, with all facilities, a good amount of space and a fantastic view over the river from the upper room!

The central location is perfect for exploring the whole of the city.

Overall a great experience and would have no hesitation in returning!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic apartment

  • 5 of 5

I have visited Tejoblick two times and I must say that the apartment is really wonderful. It is clean and it has full of personality. The view is fantastic and Alfama is great area to visit. Great apartment!!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2009
  • Stayed: April 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Très bel appartement, très typique, au cœur de l'Alfama

  • 5 of 5

Je vous recommande cet appartement en duplex très fonctionnel, très bien situé au cœur de l'Alfama, du Tramway, des restaurants dans le Baixa. Appartement au calme. Nous y avons passé 4 nuits début avril 2017. Très propre, bien entretenu et bien équipé. Pour 4 personnes, cet appartement en duplex était une excellente adresse.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. We are always glad about happy guests. Katharina & Karl-Friedrich
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Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Sta. Apolonia
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Santo Antonio
Car: not necessary

Lisbon is often described as the city of superlatives. On the famous viewpoints, the Miradouros, you experience incredible moments. You are always confronted with the extremes of old and new. Palaces decorated with the famous azlejos (blue tiles), iron elevators in the inner city, very interesting old graveyards are just as worth seeing as the modern scene in discos and bars at the docks and the large shopping malls. Cultural events of high quality will enthuse you as well as the small bakeries with the typical Portuguese pastries. The distance to the beaches and to the sport facilities are about 30 minutes by car. If you decide to rent a car you can leave it at the car park of Santa Apolonia Station - a few minutes of walking distance - at a price of about € 8 per day. Because of the very central location of our flat we recommend to use the favourable public transports.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $246.12
Endreinig./Fin. Cleaning $49.22

Preise gelten für 2 Personen. Für die 3. und 4. Person werden jeweils 10,- Euro/Nacht zusätzlich berechnet. Endreinigung 35,- Euro bei 2 Personen, 50,- Euro bei 3 oder mehr Personen.
Preisänderungen bis zur endgültigen Bestätigung bleiben vorbehalten.
Rates are for 2 people, additional people are charged with 10,- €/night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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