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Best terrace river view, Alfama apartment

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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The apartment is located in Alfama, the most emblematic neighborhood in Lisbon. Set in a visually stunning hill that extends to the neighborhood of Graça, this is Lisbon at its most picturesque and the very soul of the city. Its name comes from the Arabic al-hamma, meaning baths or fountains.Once Moorish and Jewish quarter before it became a fishing community this quaint medieval district is the oldest neighborhood in Europe after El Pópulo in Cadiz and the oldest and most typical neighborhood of Lisbon. It's like a small village, where you can put away your map and wander aimlessly through its 'becos' (alleys) and 'largos' (small squares), allowing your senses to be the guides. You'll find amazing river views, smell fish being grilled in a corner, hear the sounds of Fado coming out of a ...The apartment is located in Alfama, the most emblematic neighborhood in Lisbon. Set in a visually stunning hill that extends to the neighborhood of Graça, this is Lisbon at its most picturesque and the very soul of the city. Its name comes from the Arabic al-hamma, meaning baths or fountains.Once Moorish and Jewish quarter before it became a fishing community this quaint medieval district is the oldest neighborhood in Europe after El Pópulo in Cadiz and the oldest and most typical neighborhood of Lisbon. It's like a small village, where you can put away your map and wander aimlessly through its 'becos' (alleys) and 'largos' (small squares), allowing your senses to be the guides. You'll find amazing river views, smell fish being grilled in a corner, hear the sounds of Fado coming out of a restaurant, taste authentic traditional meals, and touch some dazzling tilework. The most spectacular views of Alfama have been the promenade formed by the sights Portas do Sol and Santa Luzia. Over and involving Alfama are the hill of the St. Jorge Castle, fortress and royal palace until the sixteenth century, and the hill of São Vicente. In addition to the Castle, the main area of the monuments are the Cathedral, the Church of St. Estevão and the Church of St. Vicente de Fora. Alfama is a very peculiar neighborhood resembling an ancient village not only in appearance as to have a relatively small and close community. The neighborhood is visited daily by Portuguese and foreign tourists and is considered as the safest of all Lisbon. It is known for its restaurants and fado houses, as well as the festivals of the Popular Saints, especially on the night of St. António, from 12 to 13 June.The apartment is located on picturesque building in the heart of Alfama, no lift and narrow stairs. As you enter you will feel the real sense of being in Lisbon. The apartment is like a dollhouse with beautiful details. The apartment has a maximum ceiling height of 2 meters.Totally renovated with AC it has an open space kitchen fully equipped with modern appliances and all the crockery and cutlery you need to prepare a home meal. It has boiler, hob and oven, fridge with freezer, washing machine, microwave, coffee machine, kettle, toaster, mixer, iron and ironing board, clothesline and clothing springs.Along the corridor you will find a totally renovated bathroom with a walk-in shower. Towels, hand gel, shower gel, shampoo, toilet paper and hairdryer are provided.Next to bathroom lies the bedroom. Romantically decorated with a king size bed with a beautiful headboard and a shelf creates the ideal ambience to a perfect night. There is also a large closet for clothes. On the left side lies the living room with a comfortable sofa surrounded by pictures of Lisbon traditional images. The beautiful handmade chandeliers all over the apartment recall the lamps of Lisbon streets. At the back of the living room there is a small table with 4 benches ideal for a nice breakfast. On the living room area there is also a comfortable sofa-bed for 2 extra Guests. A folding screen gives you all the privacy you need. There is also a LCD TV with international channels and WI-FI access available throughout the house.For the little ones there is a special place. A playroom with toys so they can feel at home while you relax after a busy day in the city. On the up floor lies the large and stunning terrace with a dining area with 4 chairs and a side table for a relaxing meal watching the river. The dining area is closed all around with double glazing and curtains to guarantee you total privacy. The large outdoor terrace has the best view you can get in Lisbon. Furnished with a parasol, two sun loungers, two puffs and two side tables it's the best place to relax and enjoy the magnificent panoramic view from the St. Estevão Church to the traditional Lisbon roofs, from the Tagus river to the narrow and picturesque alleys of Alfama, from the steamers docked on the coast to the remarkable sunrise in the morning or the even the romantic evenings with the moonlight reflected in the river. This apartment will provide you unforgettable images that you will keep fondly in your memory and in your heart.National Registration nr 11859/AL Other amenities: There is free wireless Internet throughout the house and TV with international channels.Air conditioning on the apartment for your comfort.Bed linen, bath linen and house crockery and cutlery included.Safety equipment like fire extinguishers, fire blanket and first aids box available. House Rules:Smoking is only permitted on outdoor areas; Pets are not allowed;The apartment is not prepared for disabled or impaired people;No noise is allowed after 10pm.A house manual will be provided on the check in. Please follow the rules in it. Minimum stay: 4 nights. Up to 4, can be allowed case by case, but extra cleaning fee of €50 will be charged.The base price is for 2 guests Maximum occupancy: 4 guests (sofa-bed use) Check-in – Between 04p.m. and 08pm.; before 04pm only if it´s possible and an extra fee of EUR 30 will be applied; late check-in between 08pm and 12am an extra fee of EUR 30 will be applied; late check-in after 12am an extra fee of EUR 50 will be applied. Check-out – Between 08am and 11am; after 11am only if it´s possible and an extra fee of EUR 30 will be applied; early check-out before 06am an extra fee of EUR 50 will be applied; early check-out between 06am and 08am an extra fee of EUR 30 will be applied. The Lisbon City Hall charges 1 € per night of stay for each person from 13 years old with a maximum of 7 € per person. This tax has to be paid in cash on the check-in. Extras:Transfer Airport / Apartment: Can be arranged for 25€ each way for 4 pax, 40 € for 6 and 60 € for up to 8 pax. Baby / Child Equipment: Cot and high chair for infants and toddlers can be provided for an extra fee of €5 per day. Cleaning services: Linen/maid services can be requested at an extra fee, however a housekeeping service with fresh bed linen and towels is secured before every check-in. Concierge: While enjoying this beautiful apartment can be plentiful you can also enjoy the surrounding area using the services of our “rent-a-friend”; book a restaurant or request catering services; babysitting services; hire a car or a driver at your disposal; arrange for surf lessons or a guided tour and pic-nic at the beautiful Sintra Natural Parks and Monuments, your wish will be satisfied and you'll be able to enjoy living in Cascais to its best. Extra costs apply. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 11859/ALMore
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Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Air Conditioning
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
A Winter Sun Getaway
TV
Corporate Bookings
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Water Views
Blender
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Good Nightlife
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

A lovely clean and modern apartment centrally located in the Alfama district within easy walking distance to the centre of Lisbon. There is a large terrace which overlooks Alfama with beautiful views towards the river which is a real bonus in such a built up...More

Thank FellowTraveler594337
Reviewed May 3, 2018

The apartment is in a great location right in the middle of Alfama with lovely views towards the river Tagus.It has an unusual layout but we found it a perfect size for the two of us.I really liked the indoor area of the roof terrace...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

Very nice apartment with all the facilities you need. Lovely roof terrace. Great location amongst the narrow winding streets. Management team very helpful.

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Reviewed September 28, 2017

This is a lovely apartment in the heart of the very old and traditional Alfama district. The upsides are the very nice large terrace with great views over the district and the river, and the location which is right in amongst the narrow alleyways of...More

1  Thank David S
Management response:Responded October 27, 2017

Thank you and hope to see you soon! Welkhome's team

Reviewed June 12, 2017

Booked this apartment solely for the use of the terrace after sightseeing but when we arrived, found out that June is the festival month for St Antony! The apartment is right in the thick of it, so if you wanted a quiet time, try somewhere...More

Thank Colin B
Management response:Responded June 26, 2017

Dear Colin, I'm so glad you have enjoyed your stay. You are totally right: Alfama is crazy during St. Anthony's festivities! But it's the best time to stay in Lisbon and feel the local traditions, taste the local gastronomy and have fun with residentes and...More

About the Manager
Rita Morais Nuno Sameiro (Property Manager Welkhome)
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2013
Availability
December 2018
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Public transports (bus, metro, train and tram) maximum distance 700 meters (8 minutes walking distance). We can provide transfer from and to the airport for an extra cost of €20 each way. Further details will be provided after the reservation is confirmed.
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 20.0 km
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