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Low cost flat in the middle of 'Lisbon Kasbah'

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Alfama Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 bedroom apartment in old Moorish quarter with views over the river and the tow

Quality at low cost in a very picturesque neighbourhood!

Alfama 1 is located in the heart of old Lisbon, very close to the Castle and the Cathedral. It is the 4th and top floor of an old, no lift, narrow stairs building. The views of the town and the river are worth the climb, though!

The recently refurbished kitchen has a generous area and is well equipped, while the bedrooms and the living room (also refurbished) are small, yet comfortable, immaculate and cosy with their wooden ceilings and floors.

Alfama 1 is great quality for the price and perfect for travellers who are looking for an immersion into genuine, old Lisbon daily life.

  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016
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based on 8 traveler reviews

Low cost flat in the middle of 'Lisbon Kasbah'
average rating of 4.375 based on 8 reviews

good flat in the historic centre of the city

  • 4 of 5

It is absolutely good flat for company or family of 3-4 persons. In winter it was little bit cold - we had to switch on the electric heaters. But I believe in the warm period it is not a problem. The kitchen is equiped enough. Very nice view from the both windows (to the river and to the city). It is not so good that in both bedrooms very small windows, but in general the flat is ok. Anyway staing there you have a chance to have a sensation of local resident of this part of the city.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dmitry, I am glad you had a good time and enjoyed your stay. Your review is very accurate and I would only add it is great price for the value. Soon again? Mario
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Wonderful apartment!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this apartment! It is in an amazing location, right in the heart of the Alfama. Easy walking distance to stores, restaurants, cafes, and tourist sites (like the cathedral and castle). The best part about the location is just being in the Alfama and absorbing the lifestyle here. The apartment itself is clean, bright, and airy. One side has wonderful views of the river and the other side has great views of the Alfama quarter. Just be ready to walk up some steep stairs. Part of the charm!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Joe! I am glad you enjoyed immersing in of the oldest and the most genuine quarter of Lisbon. Right, steep stairs, no cable TV, no hi-fi, but great price for a comfortable, clean, 2 bedroom flat with great views. Come back soon! Mario
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Beste Lage in der Stadt, sauber, gemütlich

  • 5 of 5

Eine wirklich empfehlenswerte Wohnung! Sie liegt direkt im schönsten Stadtteil Lissabons (Alfama) und man kann jeden Abend die trad. Fado-Musik live, direkt um die Ecke miterleben. Kleine Supermärkte sind in der Nähe und die öffentl. Anbindung ist gut.

Es ist eine Dachgeschoßwohnung mit einer gut ausgestatteten Wohnküche, einem kleinen Bad, einem kleinen Aufenthalts-Durchgangsraum und zwei sehr kleinen Schlafzimmern (1xEtagenbett und 1xDoppelbett) mit winzigen Lüftungsfenstern, die ausreichend aber sind.

Die Sicht geht einmal direkt aufs Meer und bei der anderen Seite Richtung Castelo - wirklich schön. Das Preis-Leistungsverhältniss ist super und selbst unserer späte Anreise (22Uhr) sowie späte Abreise war überhaupt kein Problem. Gerne wieder!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dana! I am glad you enjoyed your stay and the apartment. No luxury, but for 4 people is cheaper then a hostel and it has everything you need (except wi-fi!) Soon again? Mario
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Lisboa desde la Alfama

  • 4 of 5

Hemos pasado 4 días muy bonitos en Lisboa, el piso es muy cómodo, está muy bien equipado, y la ubicación es excelente.

No esta recomendado para personas que no puedan subir escaleras ya que esta en un atico sin ascensor.

Lo recomendamos ampliamente.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2011
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gracias Cindea, me alegro que os haya gustado el piso y el barrio tan pintorezco. Efectivamente, la unica pega son las escaleras, pero las vistas son de maravilla! Hasta pronto, Mario
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  • 4 of 5

Estuvimos 8 dias en Lisboa y la ciudad muy bonita y muchos lugares interesantes para visitar, el barrio donde se encuentra el apartamento es muy pintoresco e interesante para visitar, muy cerca todo en general. En cuanto al apartamento muy completo en todo desde limpieza hasta utencilios de diario, se echa de menos más canales en la Tv y si fuera posible conexión a internet. Un gran inconveniente son las escaleras, pero se hace referencia a ello en la web. Pero en general muy bien. Su propietario una persona muy amable y atenta en todo momento.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muchas gracias Pepe por dejar su opinión y por sus amables palabras. Efectivamente, las escaleras (bien documentadas en las fotos!) son un aburrimiento, pero las vistas son un plus! La filosofía del piso es la de un piso low cost. Dos dormitorios por 50 euros en el centro de la ciudad no nos permiten poner TV por cable ni wi-fi. Pero, como dice, por lo demás el piso está bien equipado y ubicado en el barrio más pintoresco de Lisboa. Vuelva pronto, mario
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muchas gracias mario

  • 4 of 5

la localizacion del piso es inmejorable en pleno barrio de alfama en el centro de lisboa, un apartamento muy confortable con muy buenas vistas. lo mejor la atencion de mario y sus colaboradores siempre tan simpaticos pendientes de todo. muchas gracias por todo hasta pronto ahn sido unas vacaciones maravillosas

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Nearest Train
700 Metres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

The picturesque Alfama quarter is one of the oldest and most genuine districts of Lisbon.

The neighbourhood is as Portuguese as you can get but will remind you of a Kasbah (an inheritance of the Moorish presence in Lisbon, centuries ago), with its narrow streets and alleys full of life, local shops, restaurants, bars and authentic fado houses.


Rates & Availability

Alfama Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Navidad Año Nuevo
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Temporada Media
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
Semana Santa
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
Temporada Media
Apr 24 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Temporada Alta
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Temporada Media
Sep 18 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Navidad Año Nuevo
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax €1 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 13 years.

2 Pax, temporada alta: 60 euros
2 Pax, temporada baja: 55 euros
Por cada persona más: 20 euros

En el precio están incluidos: limpieza del piso y cambio de toallas y sabanas, cada 7 días.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Alfama Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Bunk bed
  • Natural light in both bedrooms, though very small windows
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • pier fishing
Low cost apartment with quality

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