• Accommodates
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Size
    15 m²
  • Floor No.
    5
  • Kitchen
  • Internet/WiFi
  • Washer/dryer
  • Towels
  • Smoking allowed
Property summary
Address R. dos Remédios, 1100 Lisbon, Portugal
Property type Private room
Property ID CQ4WMOSE
Fernando
Property listed by
Fernando
This property is managed by Fernando. Fernando will arrange to give you the key to the property upon arrival.
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Acceptance rate 100%
Response time A few hours
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Description
Description
The house, where the room is located, is situated in the most traditional quarter of Lisbon, Alfama. (Rua dos Remédios). The building was constructed just after the earthquake of Lisbon on 1755. Situated on the 5th floor, without lift, goog for the exercice ;-) The room has a magnificent view over the Tagus river. I live in the apartment with my boyfriend and we share the bathroom and the kitchen.

ALFAMA:
The oldest district of Lisbon, it spreads down the southern slope from the Castle of São Jorge to the Tagus river. Its name, derived from the Arabic Al-hamma, means fountains or baths. During the Islamic invasion of Iberia, the Alfama constituted the largest part of the city, extending west to the Baixa neighborhood. Increasingly, the Alfama became inhabited by fishermen and the poor: its fame as a poor neighborhood continues to this day. While the 1755 Lisbon Earthquake caused considerable damage throughout the capital, the Alfama survived with little damage, due to its compact labyrinth of narrow streets and small squares. It is a historical quarter of mixed-used buildings of homes with small shops, Fado bars and restaurants.

It's strategic location comes along with additional advantages;
- At two minute walk from the 'Santa Apolonia' metro station.
- Alfama is the oldest Quarter of the city with a good variety
of restaurants and cafes, and the best fado houses available.
- The house is conviniently located near by the Feira da Ladra (outdoor Flea market).
- Close to: National Panteão, Monastery of São Vicente,
Fado Museum and Military Museum.
- Lux Nightclub.
We welcome you!
House rules
Enjoy the room, house, Lisbon and have a good stay!!!
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Conditions
Details
Check-in after On arrangement
Check-in before On arrangement
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Cancellation Policy Moderate
Availability
31
Available for check–in
31
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Reviews of this property
January 2015
8 Very good

Die Gastgeber waren sehr freundlich und zuvorkommend. Sie haben uns viel von der Stadt erzählt und uns gute Tips gegeben. Das Zimmer ist sehr gemütlich und geschmackvoll eingerichtet. Die gemeinsame Nutzung der Wohnung war kein Problem. Für den Blick auf den Tejo hat sich der Treppenaufstieg gelohnt. Das Viertel ist sehr schön, wir konnten viel zu Fuß machen, waren aber auch direkt am Bahnhof. Wir würden das Zimmer weiterempfehlen.

August 2014
10 Excellent

Very relaxed and friendly host, flat in a nice and central area, room with a nice view - good choice

June 2014
10 Excellent

Very nice, proper and quiet room, in the middle of Alfama with great view on Tejo. Very nice host as well. Really enjoyed my stay !

April 2014
10 Excellent

Very nice place and cozy for a weekend holiday in Lisbon. We would recommend the place for its location and its view!
Fernando's friend was very responsive during our stay and Fernando has been flexible for the dates and time of our arrival/departure, which made us feel very welcom.
Thank you again !

February 2014
8 Very good

I can only recommend to stay in Fernando's apartment. It is very cozy and everything is available, what is needed. And the hosts are super friendly. Tourist locations are easy to reach on foot. In particular, the proximity to the Santa Apolonia train station is a big plus. From there you can get almost everything in Lisbon and the surrounding area can be reached by subway or bus.

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January 2014
10 Excellent

I spent 4 days in Fernando's flat and I really loved his place. It's located in Alfama, one of the oldest neighborhoods of Lisbon, and very close to Santa Apolonia train station, which is very useful. From the house there's a wonderful view of Tago river. Unfortunately, we couldn't meet Fernando and Amir, but they were extremely nice to us, and made us feel like we were at home, which is very nice and clean.

December 2013
10 Excellent

We had a great experience at the home of Fernando, a very friendly person and friend. The room was large, with a beautiful view of the Tagus, the bathroom very clean and spacious and the neighborhood where it is located very nice with several bakeries, bars, restaurants and Fado houses. Surely we will return to host us at his residence.

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November 2013
10 Excellent

I can only recommend the stay at Fernando's and Amir's place. It's very cozy and everything is available what is needed. And the hosts are super friendly and supporting hosts. It is obvious that they know very well what Lisbon travellers need. Besides the apartment itself with nice views over the Tejo river I liked the location of the house very much. It's at the edge of Alfama in a nice and very quiet street with all the necessary infrastructure a few steps nearby. Touristic places can be easily reached by foot, but the place itself is outside the big tourist huzzle and buzzle. Especially the close proximity to Santa Apolónia station is a big plus. From there you can reach nearly everything in Lisbon and surroundings with train, metro or bus. If I had the opportunity I would come here again.

September 2013
10 Excellent

A very nice property with beautiful views of the Tagus. Fernando and Amir are incredibly hospitable! I can only recommend!

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July 2013
10 Excellent

It was a great experience to live with Fernando and Amir. Very hospitable and enterprising host where you feel but never forced to do anything. A great apartment with a beautiful view both day and night. I can recommend this property to anyone who wants to feel at home in a foreign city!

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