- 1 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 2
Description from the manager
Facing the Portuguese Parliament Palace stands this late 19th century building covered to ceramic tile, and at its 5th floor, this small one bedroom apartment. Ideally for 2 people it can although host up to 4 people as there is a comfortable sofa bed in the living room. Decoration is simple but with taste. Strong warm colours and a space light fulfilled, make this apartment a comfortable and cozy place to stay. Although the building has no elevator, in return you will have impressive views over the Portuguese Parliament, its gardens, Lisbon rooftops and the river. In addition to this you can enjoy the large terrace on the back. It is not pri...Read more
Lisbon, Costa de Lisboa, Portugal
Additional Location Information
Rua da Quintinha is the name of the street where this apartment is located in Príncipe Real district. This is a very quiet street, in a historical residential area, but a few steps away you can find a district full of life, supermarkets, tree shaded cafés, authentic restaurants. and shops, especially arround the Praça das Flores, a romantic, cozy leafy square garden. On this peacefull spot, surrounded by old buildings maintaning its original lines, people chat and children play. Native People from Lisbon! This place has attracted artists, intelectuals and politicians (The Parliament is a few meters away) At your arrival a map with the major facilities arround the area will be at your disposal in the apartment.
Right in front of the apartment stands the São Bento Palace. This palace in Rua de São Bento houses the Portuguese Parliament. Rua de São Bento is also well known for its antique shops and galleries and for the House-museum Amália, as it was the home of the Fado Diva singer Amália Rodrigues.
From Rua da Quintinha you are a few minutes walking from two of the most picturesque bairros (quarters in Portuguese) in Lisbon: Bairro Alto and Bica . Start Climbing Calçada do Combro, a street dividing Bairro Alto to your left and Bica to your right.
The traditional but trendy Bairro Alto has a renowned lively and vibrant nightlife, and Bica with the Bica funicular and the Santa Catarina Belvedere as its main attractions, is a quarter where you can feel the calmness of daily life of local citizens, like if you were in a little village.
The sophisticated and glamourous Chiado district in the city center is also quite near. About 15 minutes walking distance.
The Tagus river waterfront is also a few minutes walking. The broad Avenida Dom Carlos I, leads down towards the Tagus, the neighborhood of Santos, and Avenida 24 de Julho both known for being very lively at night with many bars and clubs. Crossing the rail line you will find yourself next to the river and here you can enjoy a promenade or being sited in one of the esplanades having a drink while watching the river and the bridge.
The area is also well served with public transportation. Two metro stations from two different lines are about 15 minutes walking. Chiado station and Rato Station.
Buses and trams are running every minute. Tram nº28 is a very famous touristic tram which winds is way through the most picturesque parts of Lisbon, namely the Alfama and Castle area has a stop a few meters from the apartment. In Santos trains take you to Belém, Estoril and Cascais.
Last updated on September 17, 2014
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- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Hair dryer
- Stove or Oven
- DVD Player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - yes
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - ask
- 35 square meters