About your Apartment
This spacious 1-bedroom apartment is on the 4th floor and is next to the Miradouro da Graca, a shady viewpoint looking out towards the Moorish castle of Sao Jorge and across the city, to the Tagus river as it flows out to the Atlantic Ocean. Sit outside on the terrace and enjoy beautiful views of the city and the river. From here it's an easy 10 minute downhill walk - and the famous Tram 28 will bring you back up the hill. The L-shaped living space is approximately 40 sq.m, with a double bed in the alcove. French windows open out to a large balcony at the back and to a wide terrace that runs the full length of the living room at the front. There are great views across the tiled roofs of Lisboa and down to the river from both sides. There are two deck chairs, plus a table and two chairs on the front terrace. Watching the sunset, as you sit with a glass of Portugal's excellent wine in your hand, is an experience to be savored. The living area has a couple of comfortable 2-seat sofas, two wicker chairs, a large coffee table, multi-channel cable TV, a DVD player (there's a DVD rental shop just around the corner), internet access and a small desk. There is a round dining table with two dining chairs. The kitchen, decorated with traditional Portuguese blue and white tiles, has a four-burner ceramic hob, a microwave, electric kettle, refrigerator, toaster and a fully equipped with crockery, cutlery, saucepans, and glasses etc. The bathroom has a spacious 90 cm shower, washbasin, and toilet, and the flat has a washing machine and dryer. There is storage for suitcases with hanging room for clothes, two chests of drawers, an iron and ironing board and an additional fridge/freezer in a separate utility room. The room has a full-sized mirror. The L-shaped living space is approximately 40 sq.m, with a double bed in the curtained-off alcove. French windows open out to a large balcony at the back and to a wide terrace that runs the full length of the living room at the front. There are great views across the tiled roofs of Lisboa and down to the river from both sides. There are two deck chairs, plus a table and two chairs on the front terrace. Watching the sunset, as you sit with a glass of Portugal's excellent wine in your hand, is an experience to be savored.
APARTMENT DETAILS: Room Type: Apartment; Floor: 4º; Size (m2): 55; Sleeps: 2; Bedrooms: 1; Bathrooms: 1; Lift: No; Min. Stay: 2 Nights; City: Lisboa; Neighborhood: Mouraria; Check-in Time: 3pm; Check-out Time:11am.
OTHER INFORMATION: Smoking: No; Pets: No; Wheelchair access: No; Hourly Restrictions: 30€ when after 10 pm; Delivery of the keys: At the apartment.
This apartment is located in one of the 7 hills in the historical center - Graça. It's on the highest hill and has the best views over the city. The apartment is within walking distance of the square of graça where the flea market is held every Tuesday and Saturday. Apart from traditional trinkets, you can also buy second-hand clothes, books, records, and if you search well, you can find some valuable antiques. The apartment is at an easy walk (about 20min) to the city center. If you prefer you can go on the tram 28 (about 10min) whose route passes the most important and beautiful sights of Lisboa. A "must" not to be missed! You can go to Alfama (5min) and from there go to the Castle (S. Jorge), Baixa, Chiado, and Bairro Alto. Nearby you can also go to viewpoints with fantastic views of the castle of Sao Jorge, the Tagus river and on the roofs of houses. In the viewpoint of Graça, there is a terrace cafe and just 600m lies the viewpoint of Senhora do Monte. The views are even more beautiful in the sunset! Near the apartment, there are several grocery shops and you can arrive easily to most historical quarters by tram no. 28.
How to arrive at the property:
1) Hassle free: Private shuttle service. Prices for 1-3 people: 25€ (one way) or 45€ (roundtrip). Prices for 4-8 people: 35€ (one way) or 65€ (roundtrip).
2) Simple and fast: Take a taxi (from Lisbon airport) and go directly to the property. It will take approximately 15min (depending on traffic of course). Price: ( /-) 15€.
a) Metro: get off at Intendente Metro Station and then walk 650m until the apartment. Price: 1.75€ per person.
b) Aerobus: (from Lisbon airport) get off at Martim Moniz and then walk 650m until the apartment. Total cost: 3.60€per person.