Apartment 20 is a self-catering apartment located on the 4th floor (no elevator!) of an ancient building (the same as number 65, 68and 226) located beside Rossio square. From its small windows you have a nice view to the square, to the church of S. Domingos and also to the Castle S Jorge. The building dates back to the 16th C and survived the big earthquake in 1755.
Apartment 20 is in the heart of the historical centre of Lisbon, next door to all kinds of traditional commerce, fashionable shops and to numerous restaurants of all kinds. It is also a short walking distance from the other picturesque neighborhoods of Castle (S. Jorge), Alf...ama, Chiado and Bairro Alto. It is also walking distance to the subway and train stations that can take you to the beaches around Lisbon and to all the sightseeing inside and outside the city.
There are two public parking garages at your disposal within a 2 minutes walk.
The apartment is 40 m2 and include the following:
* one living room with a sofa bed (130cm wide), with dining table, cable TV and CD player;
* one bedroom with a double bed (140cm wide);
* a small kitchen with washing machine, microwave, fridge with freezer and electric stove;
* a bathroom with shower.
This is the perfect cheap self-catering property, decorated in a young and a relaxed way and it is perfect for people wanting to stay right in the heart of the city centre.
In wintertime it is heated with electric heaters.
Wireless internet connection available for those who have their own laptop with Wi-Fi compatible equipment.
We will welcome you with a bottle of wine.
Apartments 20, 65, 68and226 are set in the the city centre, next door to Rossio and Praça da Figueira. There are several other apartments at Baixa.
After the great earthquake of 1755, when the centre of Lisbon was destroyed, a new one was constructed, made of grid pattern “geometrical” streets. This area, situated between Praça do Comércio, Rossio and Praça da Figueira is called Baixa.
It is next door to Baixa, now the heart of Lisbon’s historical centre, where apartment number 9 is located, at Largo de S. Domingos.
Largo de S Domingos communicates also with Rua das Portas de Santo Antão, the location of many excellent fish restaurants as recommended by many city guides (see VisitLisboa). From this street leaves, every 15 minutes, the Elevador do Lavra, the oldest funicular in Lisbon (120 year old). It will bring you to the neighborhood of Pena, where apartments 1 and 2 are located, and to the green spots of Jardim do Torel and Park of Campo de Santana. It is also close to Avenida da Liberdade, place of elegant fashion shops, hairdressers and also to a big health club.
You are within a few minutes walk to the castle (S. Jorge), Bairro Alto (by foot or taking the funicular Elevador da Glória) and Alfama with all their historical sights, museums, monuments, bars and restaurants.
The area is served by 2 subway lines , numerous bus lines and tram lines that will help you explore the city and nearby tourist sights such as Sintra and Cascais or the beaches around Caparica and the Estoril coast
The apartment was conveniently located near Rossio Square - metro, trains, theatre, restaurants, shopping. No. 20 was pleasant, clean and functional. Small by USa standards, it is good for a single person or couple. 4th floor walk-up (no elevator) was okay. My stay was delightful. Read more
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