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Downtown with View over the River

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Downtown with View over the River

5 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
5 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great location90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience90% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

The space

This is a spacious and confortable apartment with an amazing view over the Tagus river. There is one main bedroom and second bedroom in living area. With a private storage room with plenty of space for all your bags and luggage. The kitchen is facing the back yard and it's very fresh and spacious including all the equipment you will need if you plan to cook at home. The living area is bright and the view is stunning, it feels like the door of the city ideal for you to relax in the afternoon and even sun bathe.

Perfect for a group of friends or a large family, situated right in the heart of Lisbon, behind the Sé Cathedral, the apartment is the perfect place for you to enjoy your holidays. Whithin walking distance to most places of interest, a few minutes walking from the famous Tram nr 28 and 5 minutes from the metro station of Terreiro do Paço.

For you convenience all bed linen and towels are provided.

NEIGBORHOOD

Here is next to the most varied points of interest in the city, as well as great restaurants to enjoy the typical Portuguese gastronomy.

You feel the river in your hands, the comfort inside and beauty around... Simple in one of the best areas of Lisbon

The strategical location of this apartment, right by the Lisbon´s Cathedral, will make you enjoy the city in a few steps, as you find everything you need at door. The apartment is located in a newly refurbished and very beautifull building facing the Sé cathedral church, on the way up to the Castelo de S. Jorge hill and Alfama. At a few minutes walking distance you find the Castelo de S. Jorge, the cafeterias and terraces of Santa Luzia and Portas do Sol, Alfama, the Sé Church, the famous Praça do Comércio square and very good transport connections, including the tram 28 and underground. An ideal location.

Nearby you have various forms of traditional Portuguese commerce, and from there you can easily reach most of the popular sightseeing spots in Lisbon.

It is also a short walking distance to the subway (Rossio station), to the train station (Cais do Sodré) going to the beaches around Cascais and the station where the trains to Sintra leaves.
Less than 5 minutes from home you will find all means of transportation you need from the tram No. 15 that will take you to Belém

There is also some public car park within a 5/8 minutes walk of the apartment.

This location has easy access to Baixa, Bairro Alto, Chiado, the Castle (S. Jorge) district and also to Alfama and to Santa Clara, where Lisbon’s flee-market takes place.

It is also close to some of the stops of the famous tram 28 (Electrico 28). This is a scenic route crossing most of the tourist neighbourhoods of the city centre. A definite must for any visitor to Lisbon.

After the great earthquake of 1755, when the center of Lisbon was destroyed, a new center was constructed, made of grid pattern “geometrical” streets. This area, situated between Praça do Comércio, Rossio and Praça da Figueira is called Baixa.

From Baixa you can easily access The nigh life district Bairro Alto and the smart Chiado, with all his theatres, museums, elegant and traditional shops, bars and restaurants.

To the other direction, going up street, you will accede Graça and Santa Clara the place where Feira da Ladra (Thief’s market ), the flea market, happens every Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Here there are several “musts” not to miss on your visit:

Panteão Nacional – Church of Santa Engrácia: When the construction began in 1682, it was planned as one of the Lisbon’s biggest churches. However, it had been long neglected and the construction was completed only in 1966! It was then that the Panteão Nacional was inaugurated. Here you will find cenotaphs of Portugal’s heroes. The interior is colossal and contains the tombs of historic and literary figures – from Vasco da Gama to Amália Rodrigues, the famous fado singer.

The convent of São Vicente de Fora: Portugal’s first king, Afonso Henriques laid the foundations of this church in order to fulfil a vow to construct Christian Houses of worship where Portuguese and European crusaders would lay to rest. Inaugurated in 1629, the church was severely damaged by the 1755 earthquake. It has been recently renovated and deserves a visit. The view from the rooftop is one of the greatest in Lisbon.

Some “Miradouros” (vantage points) with amazing views over the castle S. Jorge, the river Tejo and the city roofs: miradouro da Graça with an open-air café and Senhora do Monte 600m further on. The views are even more spectacular at sunset. Don’t miss it!

Security Deposit of 100€ required. AirBnB will authorize your credit card 24 hours prior to check-in, and then refunded the deposit 48 hours after check-out.

The nearest airport is Lisbon International Airport, which is 5 kilometres away.

Amenities

Standard: Wifi, Kitchen, Iron, Washer, Cable TV, and 5 more
Other highlights: Paid parking off premises, Host greets you, First aid kit

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM

Availability

157 Reviews

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Timothy User Profile
Timothy
June 2018
Carlos had lots of recommendations for local restaurants, sites. The place is beautiful and centrally located. The only problem was a finicky water heater and the fact that we were there during mid June which is São Antonio celebrations. So lots of street noise most of the noght.
Erin User Profile
Erin
June 2018
I was drawn to this Airbnb by what looked like a beautiful balcony and a cute apartment. In reality, the balcony is so tiny it doesn’t appear safe for two people to be on it at the same time. It was clear as soon as we entered the apartment that furniture had been moved room to r…
Ashley User Profile
Ashley
March 2018
This apartment was wonderful! The balcony was absolutely perfect to enjoy a coffee or a glass of wine when the sun was out. The location was great, with a bunch of little cafes and restaurants within walking distance (5-10 minutes). We were given lots of recommendations and a map…
Erin User Profile
Erin
March 2018
The location is fantastic, with the view and proximity to wonderful restaurants and sites. The apartment itself was very clean and spacious, and the hosts were accommodating to any of our needs. Would happily stay here next time I visit Lisbon!
Diana User Profile
Diana
February 2018
Great location right in the heart of Alfama, a gorgeous part of Lisbon. Easy to communicate with the host and great value for the flat. We would return!
Ashley User Profile
Ashley
November 2017
The apartment was clean and larger than expected. The price we paid for the apartment was fantastic, especially when looking at the location. I would definitely recommend this apartment for a couple or adults not looking to be in the center of the action, but close enough to it i…
James User Profile
James
November 2017
Great location and Airbnb

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