Luminous Central Apartment
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|Adres||Rua dos Castelinhos, 1150-095 Lisboa Lisboa, Portugal|
This apartment is five minutes from the Avenida da Liberdade / Restauradores / Rossio. Even in central Lisbon with access to the entire network of transportation - subway, bus, taxi, train and all trade: supermarket, grocery store, fruit store, restaurants, bars, hairdressers and gyms.
Bus: Campo Mártires da Pátria, Marquês de Pombal/Duque de Loulé. Subway station: Intendente. To go up from da “Baixa” to “Santana’s Hill”: “Elevador do Lavra” / Bus: 760
Lisbon has been the capital of Portugal since the 12th century. It has a long history that can be experienced in the old neighborhoods, which may be visited by foot or tram. The Atlantic climate offers wonderful conditions to travel all year round. The main feature of Pena is that it is a plateau, from which two main slopes descend, facing Martin Moniz and Avenida da Liberdade. It begins at the north-east of Rossio and extends to Campo dos Mártires da Pátria, commonly known by Campo de Santana. The streets on the two slopes are twisting and irregular, leading to many beautiful alleys and side streets.
Being one of the oldest districts in Lisbon, one is overwhelmed by the diversity of its buildings, constructed in accordance with the successive types of architecture through centuries. Wrought iron balconies from the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries can be seen everywhere. In constant dialogue with the wrought iron are the glazed tiles of the façades - a style reportedly brought from Brazil after the 16th century.
It is very close to the famous Bairro Alto, a nightlife area, which can be reached after walking down Rossio or by taking the Elevador do Lavra, the oldest funicular in Lisbon. This 120 year old elevator goes every 15 minutes down to Rua das Portas de Santo Antão, the location of many excellent fish restaurants as recommended by many city guides.
ReglementenDeposit €100,00. Please Note the deposit value will be returned via bank transference after your check out.
Check-in is after 3:00 p.m. and need to be arranged before the day of arrival. Please call or send us a message after collecting your luggage at the Lisbon airport, or train/bus station, to let us know you are already in Lisbon. Our representative will give you a friendly welcome and answer any questions you may have.
Check-in after 23:00 is subject to a 25 EUR fee.
Check in on the 24th of December and 31 of December after 6 pm are not allowed..
We will provide you with our contact details after your reservation is confirmed. The apartment will be ready and cleaned for you before your arrival. Fresh towels and bed clothing are also provided and all is included in the total price. You will be given a set of towels per person. Keys delivery: In the apartment. Cleaning: On departure.
Please note that from the 1st of January 2016 a city tax of EUR 1 per person, per night is not included in the total price and should be paid on site. This tax is charged to guests aged 13 and older. It is subject to a maximum amount of EUR 7 per guest.
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Everything worked out great. The apartment was clean and nice and it is located in a quiet side street. Unfortunately, the terrace is surrounded by a high wall and therefore not very inviting but all in all, agrees the value for money.
The accommodation was basic (in decoration, etc.) but sufficient for us. Central location, enough beds, wifi, tv, 2 bathrooms. As advertised. (we missed a toaster and a coffee machine)
Communications with the host was good. But the handover of the key was a bit unlucky. We arrived in the evening 9 pm, and while on the phone everything was ok, the guy who brought the key was late. So we had to wait up to 30 minutes outside. Not a deal breaker, but a point for attention (don't let a family with kids wait 30 minutes in a, for them, completely unknown location:) ... I will deduct 1 full point for this.
So, I was going to give a 7/10 (8 for the basic, but as advertised, accommodation and 1 minus point for the key-handover) but I will give 1 full point extra because the people at the office really took good care of us the last day ...
... we had an evening flight (10 pm), but had to check out at 11 am (normal procedure). The people in the office offered the following solution for our luggage. We could store the luggage at their office until 7 pm, so we could enjoy another, near full, day in Lisbon. At 7 pm we picked up our luggage, and the office called a taxi for us. Top marks for that!
So, all in all, a great stay!
A well deserved 8/10
Lisbon city to see and experience ..affascinante to explore every corner to go back!
Apartment really fantastic; nice clean functional with everything you need; attic with exposed beams with a small terrace on the square; convenient to the tram and metro to reach the center of Lisbon.
Time of delivery, information, timely and accurate.
Very recommended for a stay in Lisbon.
Thanks Philipp for answering our 1000 questions about Lisbon, showing us the Appartment in detail. Very nice stay at a quiet but central place....
PS: just paid 12 euro for the TAXI to the airport ......very good recommendation and very good service from you ...we come again !
We loved to stay here!
Really beautiful, clean with everything you might need in a quiet little street but still in the centre. Perfect for us- we would love to come back :)
Host was very friendly and showed us how to go in Lissabon. Towels and equipment was present, even the heater was on when we came. Perfect.
The appartement was situated walkingdistance from center.
It was a pleasure to stay at Margaridas apartment. The apartment is fully equipped with everything I needed for my stay. The area the apartment is located at is one of my favorites. It's close to the jardim do principe real, to bairo alto as well as to the avenida liberdade. You can reach everything walking.
It was really easy and uncomplicated to arrange the check in and I was warmly welcomed by Filipe. He explained me the apartment and gave me a lot of recommendations to fully enjoy my stay. I couldn't have wished a better first meeting with a local. Thank you Filipe and Margarida!
The Appartement lies very central in barrio alto. Nice to Start going around in Lisboa. The service was good. Quick we got help with our technical problems.
The beds are comfortable.
One negativ suggestion is the bad smell in the Appartement.
We got to Lisbon after staying in Porto for a few days.
We had a great time despite the terrible weather but we won't be back soon.
Filipe met us at the apartment and showed us around. He told us where we could find a super market and a few grocery stores, then he recommended a nice bar to hang out in the evening, which we enjoyed alot and won't give away it's name online. It's an amazing bar and until now free of drooling drunk tourists unlike so many other places.. lol
He didn't want to go through "the map" and give tons of recommendations and instead offered to be "available" around the clock for us to write/call him if we were interested in a place and wouldn't know if and how we should go there.
We were fine with that and he answered on our first request pretty quickly, not so much when we contacted him on the second day (for a restaurant-recommendation) and didn't receive any answer for the rest of our stay in Lisbon.. In that case, we'd prefer a map with some marks of recommendations instead of empty words.
The apartment's location is absolutely perfect, few minutes of walking to Bairro Alto (bars and restaurants, nightlife-hotspot) and still pretty calm at night. The apartment looks great at first glance, lots of space and great ambiance.
We only gave 4 stars, because it was dirty!
We had to clean some of the kitchen before we found it save to use any of it and also had to do the dishes before using them - however, we didn't clean out the cupboards which would've taken forever and definitely needs to be done asap.
The floor was sticky so that we couldn't bare walking around in socks (only bringing in more dirt I guess) and the bedsheets had some ugly stains on them.
The bathroom was okay, but the toilet paper sits on the floor and the toilet brush is standing in a deep puddle of god-knows-how-old toilet water (I didn't dare to clean that one!).
The shower head is leaky and spills water all around and it's holder sits loosely on the wall..
this might not be much reason to criticize for many as I know lots of people who live in such "conditions" and seem perfectly fine with that.
For me it's just unacceptable to not get a place cleaned up before offering it to someone.
Absolutely perfect! The stay in this appt. was as great as expected. Our host Tiago was very helpful and the appt. was very nice and clean. We had a great vacation in Lisboa!
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