Apartment number 219 is located in the old city centre, between Bairro Alto and Príncipe Real, place where a large part of the cultural, gastronomic and nightlife of Lisbon takes place. On the surroundings there are some art galleries, Fado houses, several restaurants and the famous Lisbon Botanical garden, a tranquil place to explore. At 50 meters, you have "Principe Real Place", ideal square for a drink in the shadow of quiet trees.
The apartment is a short walking distance from the other picturesque neighbourhoods of Baixa, Chiado and Alfama, where you can find the historic Castle (S. Jorge). Nearby you have all kinds of traditional commerce, high standard shops (at Chiado) and access to the train to the beaches around Cascais (Cais do Sodré).
There are 2 public car parks within 5 minutes walking distance (Rua do Século e Rua da Escola Politécnica) and a taxi stop at 50 meters. The closest subway stations are Rato and Chiado (10 minutes walk), and from the apartment there is an easy access to the city by foot.
It is a 70 m2 apartment recently renovated to include:
* A living room (satellite TV, Wifi Internet and DVD player) with a double sofa bed and an eating table;
* A kitchen with washing machine, stove and oven, fridge with freezer and everything you will need to have a confortable stay;
* Bathroom with bathtub;
* A bedroom with double bed;
* A terrace with an eating table where you can sit and relax;
* Free wireless internet connection;
In wintertime it is heated with electric heaters.
The house's entrace has a ramp.
We will welcome you with a bottle of wine.
Bairro Alto dates back to the 16th century and is characterized by its small workshops and restaurants. By day, it is a quiet sleepy area (recently pedestrianized), by night the area becomes alive and is a popular place to dine and drink away the early hours.
Príncipe Real is an elegant 18C and 19C neighborhood with a pleasant centenarian park having a quiet open air café and the water museum – Museu da água). In the neighborhood, there are several very good restaurants and bars, all kind of commerce, including antique shops, the park of Principe Real and the oldest Botanical Garden of Lisbon and the Botanical Garden (Jardim Botânico) of the University Clássica of Lisbon. You can also go to all the restaurants and bars of Bairro Alto where the sentimental 'fados' are still sung in some restaurants and cafés.
The apartment is a short walking distance from the other picturesque neighbourhoods of Baixa, Chiado, and Alfama, where you can find the historic Castle (S. Jorge). It is also walking distance to the subway (the closest is Baixa-Chiado) and train stations (Cais do Sodré) that can take you to the beautiful beaches around Cascais.
A 5 minute walk takes you to Rossio, in Baixa, and to the Elevador da Gloria, arriving in Avenida da Liberdade. In the other direction, by the river Tagus (Rio Tejo), you can find Praça do Comércio, centre of the old Portuguese empire. It is close to shops, restaurants, cafés, banks, cash machines, public transport (including subway Baixa/Chiado station and electric trams) 24 hour taxi stands, etc.
The nearest airport is Lisbon International Airport at 12 kilometres ; the nearest railway station is International Station of Santa Apolónia at 1 kilometre.
Left on 06/14/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jun 14, 2013Stayed Jun 2013
The apartment was very centrally located in a quiet area. We received a warm welcome upon arrival. The apartment was very clean and well equipped. The terrace was beautiful especially in the evening time and was a great asset to the apartment. Overall a very pleasant stay and would stay here again on a return visit to Lisbon.
Nous vous remercions de vos commentaires sur notre appartement. Ce fut un plaisir de vous accueillir et nous espérons vous voir bientôt.
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Left on 09/10/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 10, 2012Stayed Aug 2012
Nice flat farly central. Check in and out was easy. Terrace is really a bonus. Wi-fi works fine. The only thing is that the bathroom is nice but it is not easy taking a shower without the water from the shower going everywhere on the bathroom floor. Glass Panel is pretty but just not good enough. Even a shower curtain could be better. Otherwise everything was quite good.
Thank you for the kind words. Very happy to have been a part of your successful visit to Lisbon.
Regarding the shower we look into it, and try to repair it or find a better solution. Thank you very much for your recommendation!
Hope to welcome you back in Lisbon.
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“a nice apartment in lisbon”
Left on 10/13/2011 for a stay in September 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 13, 2011Stayed Sep 2011
A very nice ground floor apartment with a small terrace/balcony for sitting out. Very well equipped and comfortably furnished. Small supermarket and restaurants near by. Quite a long walk to the more tourist orientated areas. Buses 5 - 10 minutes walk away. Streets, as with much of Lisbon, are steep and have stone sets, so walking is not easy if you have walking problems.
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