Skilfully Restored Historical Building - Almada Baixa
- Air conditioning
The interior is welcoming and modern. Hardwood flooring, fresh white and subtle décor elements perfectly compliment its outlook over the street, with trams gently clinking by.
This elegant apartment is located right on the cusp of the Lisbon downtown and the classic Chiado district, and as such it is an example of fine living in one of the oldest cities in the world.
We will provide you with a clean, lovingly maintained apartment, fully equipped to make a comfortable base for exploring the city, and a host who will be available for contact throughout the length of your stay, should you need any extra services or even information on the best places to go for a meal, sight-seeing or a night out on the town.
Internet access is available upon request, via a USB pen which you can connect to your laptop. Check-in times are from 10.00m to 22.00h; check-out is typically before 10.00, unless previously discussed with the host.
Refreshments will be available in the apartment on your arrival, so you can have an invigorating cup of tea or coffee before heading out into the city and really start having fun!
A few words on Lisbon, and the area surrounding the Almada Baixa apartment:
A settlement since c. 1200 BC, mythically founded by Ulysses, Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world. Rich in architecture, a sample of this diversity can be found in the area surrounding the Almada Baixa apartment. Within walking distance are Lisbon's Opera House, the Carmo Convent, the Chiado Museum, a number of churches, including the oldest church in Lisbon.
The Pombaline Baixa is an elegant district, the commercial centre of the city. It was primarily constructed after the 1755 Lisbon earthquake, taking its name from its benefactor, the 1st Marquis of Pombal, a key figure during the Portuguese Enlightenment. The Pombaline architectural structures are one of the first examples of earthquake-resistant construction and the Pombaline Baixa was placed on Portugal's list of potential World Heritage Sites.
Perfect for shopping, the Augusta Street leads your steps to another Portuguese monument, the Rua Augusta Arch, with its colossal statues surveying the Commerce Square and the river Tejo. On a clear day, you can enjoy the view all the way to the South bank of the river, or even take a ferry and a bus to the Costa da Caparica beaches.
Also nearby is the Luís de Camões square, where you can: enjoy an espresso in the most famous of Chiado's cafés, the Brasileira; go next door to sample a chocolate croissant from the no less famous Benard pastry and coffee shop; try out a 'ginginha de Óbidos' or one of the many traditional Portuguese products available from the refreshments kiosk before heading upwards to the Bairro Alto district. Once there, you can take your pick: a meal in one of the many quality restaurants, drinks in the bars and clubs peppered around the cobbled streets, or a more traditional Portuguese night of dinner and fado in one of the several Fado houses.
There is a little something for every taste, and everything is within walking distance of the Almada Baixa apartment.
Nearby Metro: Rossio (Green line); Baixa-Chiado (Green and Blue lines); Restauradores (Blue line); Nearby Train: Rossio.
House rulesGuests will be expected to leave the apartment in the same condition they found it
Check-in/check-out after the established hours will be charged (35€).
|Weekly rate for up to 2 guests||$ 498 US|
|Monthly rate for up to 2 guests||$ 1638 US|
|Price for > 2 guests||$ 17 US per guest/night extra|
|Check-in after||3 PM|
|Check-in before||10 PM|
|Check-out before||11 AM|
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