• Accommodates
    4
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Size
  • Floor No.
  • Kitchen
  • TV
  • Balcony/terrace
  • Towels
Property summary
Address: Largo de São Rafael, 1100 Lisbon, Portugal
Property type: Apartment
Property ID: 7D87SZI8
Description
Description

In the heart of the most typical Lisbon district, this duplex apartment has one double bed room and one two single beds room. A double sofa bed in the lounge accepts two people to sleep comfortably.
Next to the building is a very typical restaurant with "fados" show, which owner offers a free drink and the show to the guests of this apartment. Also free tickets to the castle are offered to the guests.
Wifi internet, and all the amenities are available.
Next to the São Jorge Castle, one of Lisbon's most famous landmarks, this apartment is five minutes walking distance from Tram 28.

This apartment will comfortably welcome you into a contemporary design accommodation featuring many of the essential objects and furniture of 21th century such as the wireless internet connection and all the kitchenware and domestic appliances you can ask for! From here you can explore Lisbon´s oldest district with its small and narrow streets, stairways leading to cozy and romantic alleys, beautiful Moorish fountains, typical and family runned small restaurants purveyors of delicious Portuguese dishes and of course Fado taverns! Lisbon´s downtown area and the Santa Apolónia railway and metro station are just 10 minutes walking away connecting you to other parts of the city, Portugal and Europe!

NEIGHBOURHOOD:
- Local Grocery Stores, ATM Machines, Pharmacies: just around the corner
- Authentic Restaurants, Cafés, Pastry Shops and Bakeries
- Fado Restaurantes/Venues such as the Clube do Fado, Parreirinha de Alfama, A Baíuca just around the corner
- Night Bars and Clubs: Club Rubik and the famous and trendy Lux Club in Santa Apolónia
- Museums: Museu do Fado
- Beautiful Viewpoints of Portas do Sol and Santa Luzia
The Alfama Quarter is the oldest one in Lisbon, and it was founded by the Arabs who named it “Al-hama” (the fountains). It is difficult to believe that this humble neighborhood was once the most desirable quarter of Lisbon. For the Moors, the tightly packed alleyways around the fortified castle comprised the whole city.
The buildings survived the 1755 earthquake and although there are no Moorish houses still standing, the quarter retains its kashbah-like-layout. The true charm of these quarters lies in its narrow steep streets ending in sunny squares from which there are stairways leading to typical streets and flowery alleys and fountains. This is where you can find the most genuine traditional commerce, far away from the big hypermarkets, with neighborhood groceries, fruit stands, modest restaurants, and all purpose stores. The only way to get to know these quarters is to stroll through them. Embark on this adventure, let your intuition guide you and get lost in these streets and alleys to the sound of Fado.
Above Alfama the imposing, majestic and sober Castelo de São Jorge (Castle of Saint Jorge), crowns Lisbon´s most important eastern hill. This natural vantage point, was a defensive stronghold and royal palace until the end of the 16th century.
Other Attractions are a few steps away. You will need to climb just a few streets to find yourself in front of the Pantheon, or at the Flea Market (If you are interested in antique stuff and second hand bargains you can find almost everything at the Feira da Ladra flea Market every Saturday and Tuesday in Campo de Santa Clara). To eat there are quite a few cheap typical Portuguese tascas around, but if you are more into sophisticated stuff don´t miss the Bica do Sapato restaurant (co-owned by the actor John Malkovich), Lisbon´s hippest and trendiest restaurant, or the Faz Figura restaurant featuring Portuguese specialties and an impressive city and river views. Here, the visitor will be also close to the most recent and trendiest nightlife routes, beginning in the new Alfama fado parlours and ending up in Clube Ferroviário or at the famous and trendy Lux nightclub.

TRANSPORTS:
City center is less than 10 minutes walking, so you will be able to enjoy most of Lisbon´s attractions by foot! You have however buses, trams and metro nearby running every minute:
TRAM: Famous Tram 28 takes you to the city center and most picturesque Lisbon districts - runs 700 meters from the apartment
METRO: The apartment is situated in between 2 metro stations: the one of Praça do Comércio (700 meters) and the one of Santa Apolónia (800 metres)
BUSES: buses 206, 210, 735,759 etc…
TRAIN STATIONS: Santa Apolónia international train station is 800 meters from the apartment. This station connects you to North and Central Portugal, Spain and France.

House rules

Check in standard time is from 15:00 onwards and Check Out standard time is until 11:00.
However we are quite flexible to let you in earlier or checking you out later depending on the apartment´s occupancy! We can confirm you all these arrangements the day before you arrive.

Late Check in: Check in after 22:00 has a 20 EUR fee.

An Amount of €150 for stays under 15 days, and €300 for stays of 15 days or more will be asked to you as a guarantee for damages. This amount is to be paid when checking in, in cash and should be refunded to you when checking out.
This procedure may be substituted by the details of the credit card with witch the reservation was made.

The apartment will be ready and cleaned for you before your arrival. Fresh towels and sheets are also provided and all is included in the total price.

Map
Conditions
Prices
Price for > 4 guests: $ 15 US per guest/night extra
Details
Check-in after: 3 PM
Check-in before: On arrangement
Check-out before: 11 AM
Cancellation Policy: Strict
Availability
31
Available for check–in
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Reviews of this property
8 Very good

Our opinion will focus on another apartment in which we were upgraded. Located in Alfama apartment was ideal to go / come and discover Lisbon and our rythme.Tiago Francisco guests were charming, accommodating and available, however, we note some technical problems apart (a few bulbs or inter inops, TV inop, stairwell lighting inop, entry door lock inop and broken window etc ...) curiously these defects had not made an assessment of our stay and are OK to go.

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May 2013
Reviews for this host's other properties
8 Very good
VALE DEL SOL - terrace, elevator, air conditioning

Kleine maar leuke accommodatie, geschikt voor 2 personen, op leuke locatie om Lissabon te verkennen. Vriendelijke mensen ook.

August 2014
6
BICA, nice views over the river, nice location

Folgende Dinge fanden wir bemerkenswert:
- herrliche Aussicht aus allen Fenstern
- schöner Zuschnitt der Wohnung
- hervorragende Lage
- saubere Wäsche
- sanitäre Anlagen mittelmäßig gepflegt
- Geschirr nicht ausreichend um die vorhandene Spülmaschine zu füllen
- Herd nicht voll funktionsfähig, die Herdamaturen fanden sich in einer Schublade
- Schlafzimmertüren konnten nicht geschlossen werden, was bei dem vorherrschenden Wind und geöffneten Fenstern zu erheblichen Klappern und Schlagen führte
- Schranktüren lösten sich unaufgefordert aus den Angeln
Mit ein wenig mehr Pflege und liebe zum Detail eine wunderbare Wohnung!!!

August 2014
10 Excellent
ALFAMA S. RAFAEL 4 - low budget and great location

Excellent place, good location

June 2014
6
VICENTE VARANDA - charm in old typical Alfama

Very nice flat in a very nice area. But the dishes and kitchen equipment weren't really clean, we had to clean it before using it. Plus there wasn't enough toilet paper.

June 2014
8 Very good
Alfama S. Rafael 1, great location

Cheap & good location in heart of Alfama. Enought for 4 people. Restaurant & fado stars from windows. But we eat there only ones. Disapionted. You wont 1 litr wine for 11 e, they give you 0.7 for 20 e & others. Liars, liars, liars. Flat & restaurant are seperated.

May 2014
4
Alfacinha Alfama, Low budget good Location

Appartement dans le plein centre de l'Alfama...un plus....pour les gens en forme !
agréable ....sauf la salle de bain trop étroite et en mauvais état....alors qu'il y a de la place dans le dressing...

May 2014
10 Excellent
BICA, nice views over the river, nice location

An excellent location to enjoy Lisboa. right in the middle of the centre. restaurants nearby. The apartment has all the necessary facilities. 2 large double bed bedrooms, bathroom, a living and kitchen. nice view over the town.

April 2014
10 Excellent
Morgadinha 2 in Alfama

The small apartment in the friendly historic Alfama District, has us very confident. The accommodation was excellent and the location quiet. It is located right in the middle of winding streets, you have to offer something new around every corner. The communication has always worked pretty fast and if there were problems, they were immediately resolved on the same day.
Small grocery stores in many streets, bakers, butchers, supermarkets and traditional restaurants are just minutes away on foot.
It was a great stay, thank you!

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April 2014
8 Very good
VALE DEL SOL - terrace, elevator, air conditioning

A wonderful stay among the Portuguese.
Everything is available in the apartment and you can walk to the most beautiful plekken.Dichtbij charming tram No. 28!

For the kitchen, it is useful to have some extra. Pans
Sincerely, we miss Lisbon now al
Dorien and Peter.

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March 2014
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