Location This apartment is housed within a seventeenth century palace in the possession of the same family for nearly 200 years, considered the ExLibris of Alfama. The palace consists of a set of noble houses also called the Palace of St. Stephen. It is located in the urban characteristics which is the medieval Alfama district in Lisbon.
Located within the historical district of Lisbon, within walking distance from the city center, access can be made by tram, metro, bus or on foot, since access by car is restricted. If arriving by car will have to leave the car outside this area, there are several car parks (Feira da Ladra, Portas do Sol, Santa Apolonia). Apartment Description The apartment opens onto a private terrase surrounded by flower beds and where it stands out a lovely lemon tree. The apartment was completely renovated under architectural design, and decorated in classic and contemporary style. The room lined with tiles of sec. Century, is decorated with family furniture and old paintings which gives an aristocratic atmosphere and chic accommodation. In winter you can relax in front of a fireplace.
The bedroom suite has two beds and a full bathroom, second bedroom two single beds stands under an arch of old bricks and a bathroom outside the room with shower and two sinks. The apartment has a crib in the case of traveling with a baby with a cost of 20€, please if you want it prepared at your arrival please let us know at the time of the booking. Sleep Arrangement Bedroom 1: 0x 2x 0x Bedroom 2: 0x 2x 0x Living Room: 0x Baby Cot: Yes Highlights Historical Center Terrace Linens Provided Towels Provided Fireplace Wi-Fi [accordion][toggle title="Other Information" state="closed"] Smoking: No
Wheelchair access: No
Hourly Restrictions: 25€ when after 9pm
Delivery of the keys: At the apartment[/toggle][/accordion] Apartment Details Room Type Apartment Floor 1º Size (m2) 100 Sleeps 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 Lift No Min. Stay 3 Nights Extra Person 20€ Cleaning Fee No Payment 25% Remaining Payment 75% Damage Deposit 200€ City Lisbon Neighborhood Alfama Check-in Time 3:00 PM Check-out Time 11:00 AM Cancellation Policy Moderate
Additional amenities include: suitable for children, night life, single beds, suitable for elderly, bathroom amenities, dishes, nice furniture, stove/oven, crib, double bed, washer/dryer, full sized refridgerator, cooking utensils, walking distance to the city center, cups, coffeemaker....Read more
“humid and loud accommodation in the Lisbon alfama”
Left on 04/30/2014 for a stay in April 2014 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Apr 30, 2014Stayed Apr 2014
The appartment is furnished with antiques which you might like or not, but we were received by a terrible smell in the bedrooms. It turned out that the accommodation is so humid that electric dehimidifiers had to run all the time. Opening the windows is not an option either because nights can be very noisy in the alfama quarter. Allergic persons beware!
We were given a wrong mobile number and therefore lost two hours with checking in. What is written nowhere is the fact that the alfama is accessible only to registered cars. If you have rented your own car, you have to walk half a kilometer from the nearest accessible point and carry your baggage across cobblestones.
As the accommodation is also quite pricey, I would not recommend it to anybody.
I am so sorry you had a bad experience with the apartment, I checked everything you said and tried my best to fix it so that it won't happen again. Has for the noise, you choose the Alfama Quarter which is the Fado neighborhood and the historical center of the city so it has lots of people in the street late at night. Some people like the feeling some people don't, it's a matter of taste.
My sincere apologizes for any inconvenience.
A FlipKey verified reviewer
“Charming apartment in alfama District”
Left on 04/24/2014 for a stay in April 2014 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Apr 24, 2014Stayed Apr 2014
This apartment is perfect for two couples or a family. It is furnished in tasteful antiques and has the "old authentic look", but with modern bathrooms and kitchen. We especially enjoyed the terrace on the warm evenings in april.
The location is in a family neighborhood with fado restaurants jjust across the street and only blocks from the market square. It is on a steep hill so I would suggest it for those who like a challenging walk. It is also difficult to find - even for cab drivers. You cannot drive a car to the apartment so I would suggest the apartment for those that do not have a car. The public transit is great.
Overall, I would highly recommend this home for those that want an authentic old Lisbon experience. The building is very old and smells musty inside despite modern updates,
Thank you for your kind review. I am glad you had a true Lisbon experience and that you enjoyed your stay. I do hope to hear from you again soon.
A FlipKey verified reviewer
“Great apartment in Lisbon”
Left on 11/01/2012 for a stay in September 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Nov 1, 2012Stayed Sep 2012
We had a wonderful stay. Maria picked us up at the airport - an extra charge but worthwhile since the apartment may be difficult to find the first time. It is a lovely space, stylishly designed with antiques mixed with modern kitchen and baths. Her mom, Maria Jose, is the decorator and has superb taste. She is very helpful as well- she quickly replaced a coffee maker that had stopped working. We loved being in the middle of the alfama district- close to restaurants, fado clubs, and the street car line. Nice terrace with flowers for coffee in the morning. Only drawback- no view but walk 5 minutes and you can find one.
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