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

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

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

Owner
Katharina & Karl-Friedrich Hempel
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, german, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2017

Amenities

Alfama Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
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.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

Flat in Lissabon above the roofs of Alfama with a gorgeous view
average rating of 4.923077 based on 45 reviews
5

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: Jan 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: Dec 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

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: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

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: Apr 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

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: Mar 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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5

Tolle Wohnung und Ausstattung, Lage fantastisch

  • 5 of 5

Die Wohnungsübergabe klappte problemlos, auch die Taxi-Fahrt vom Flughafen war kein Problem, ganz im Gegenteil, wir hatten einen sehr netten Taxifahrer der uns gleich noch mit Prospekten versorgte. Die Wohnung liegt toll, mitten in der Alfama, die Ausstattung ist mehr als gut. Wir hatten noch ein paar Tage mit über 30 Grad Celsius erwischt, somit waren jeden Abend alle Fenster offen. Und die Gerüche die dann in die Wohnung kamen stammten aus dem Leben der Leute. Alle möglichen Gerüche nach Essen, insbesondere gebratenen Fisch, strömten durch die Wohnung. Muss man mögen, aber wir mochten es sehr! Nachts fanden wir es in der Nähe der Wohnung erstaunlich ruhig, hier und da ertönte etwas Fado-Gesang um die Ecken und hier und da wurde dazu auch einmal etwas lauter geklatscht und gejubelt, aber insgesamt haben wir mit deutlich mehr Lärm gerechnet. Die Aussicht aus dem Dachfenster ist zur Zeit nicht ganz ungetrübt, da am Kai der Kreuzfahrtschiffe (und die Straßen in Kai-Nähe) ordentlich gebaut wird. Das haben wir ohne Probleme "hingenommen", irgendwann müssen Dinge einfach mal erneuert werden.

Die Wohnung können wir nur wärmstens weiter empfehlen. Wir würden sie immer wieder buchen!

Vielen Dank dafür!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Lisbon
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Sta. Apolonia
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Santo Antonio
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
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.

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Rates & Availability

Alfama Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Hochsaison
Apr 22 2017 - Nov 17 2017
5 night minimum stay
$98
$684
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Nachsaison
Nov 18 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$65
$456
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
$98
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$98
$684
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Endreinig./Fin. Cleaning $43.46
Refundable damage deposit $217.28

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

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