Lisbon 54 - Castelo
Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Apartment 54 is located on the 1st floor (with elevator) of a renovated building on a small square just a few steps from the Castle São Jorge, also near Baixa and Alfama.
The flat has 75m2 and offers complete modern comfort and amenities with a traditional Portuguese architecture. It includes:
- a bedroom with double bed (140 cm wide);
- a living room with sofa bed (2 people), cable TV and Hi-Fi;
- a kitchen with all you need including gas oven and stove, fridge with freezer, microwave, washing machine and dishwasher;
- a bathroom with hydro-massaging shower.
* The apartment has central heating and central Hi-Fi.
* Wireless broadband access available for those who have their own laptop with Wi-Fi compatible equipment.
We will welcome you with a bottle of cold “vinho verde”.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lisbon International Airport 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT
* Check-in is after 4 PM (You can always come after 11 to leave you luggage and get the keys, but if we have someone else leaving on the same day the apartment won't be ready before 4 PM).
* Check-out is until 11 AM.
Check-in Monday to Friday from 4 PM to 9:30 PM is free of charge, except on Portuguese public holidays.
- additional 30 Euro for check-in from 9:30 PM to 00:00 AM everyday;
- additional 45 Euro for check-in from 00:00 AM to 8:30 AM everyday;
- additional 25 Euro for check-in on Week-ends and on Portuguese public holidays till 9:30 PM.
On working days, you can leave the luggage in our office before 4 PM on the day of your check in and/or after 11 AM on the day of your check-out (fee: €3,00/suitcase).
Check our terms and conditions for the full information.
The Costa de Lisboa/Lisbon region
Lisbon, the city of seven hills, has been the capital of Portugal since the 12th century. It has a long history that can be experienced in the old neighbourhoods, which may be visited by foot or tram. The Atlantic climate offers wonderful conditions to travel all year round.
Lisbon bears the mark of an incredible heritage with laid-back pride. The city also presents an intriguing variety of faces to those who negotiate its switchback streets. In the oldest neighbourhoods, stepped alleys are lined with pastel-colour houses and crossed by laundry hung out to dry; here and there miradouros (vantage points) afford spectacular river or city views. In the centre, black-and-white mosaic cobblestone side-walks border wide boulevards, and blue-and-white azulejos (painted and glazed ceramic tiles) adorn churches, restaurants, and fountains.
Porto, by the river Douro is the city which named the famous wine.
It is a wonderful place to discover, and the perfect start point to explore the north of Portugal. It is a must for sightseeing, perfect for shopping (textiles, shoes and all kind of goods) and charming for nightlife.
S. Jorge is located in the highest hill of the historic centre of the city and is one of the main historic and tourist sites of the city.
The first fortification was built in the 2nd century BC by the Romans and grew over the time. It was renovated in the 10th century by the Moors; it was conquered by the first king of Portugal D. Afonso de Henriques and was submitted to big renovation again in 1300, when Lisbon became the capital of the Kingdom.
Between 1373 and 1375, King Ferdinand I ordered the building of a new city wall around Lisbon. This new city wall, which partially replaced the old Moorish walls, was designed to encircle previously unprotected parts of the city. It had 77 towers and a perimeter of 5400 metres, and was built in only two years. There are still some remnants left (for example against the walls of apartments 1 and 2). The castle is now a big tourist attraction, especially for the wonderful views (vista do Castelo de S. Jorge) of Lisbon that it offers.
This location has easy access to Baixa, the Castle (S Jorge) district and also to Alfama and to Santa Clara, where Lisbon's flee-market (Feira da Ladra) takes place.
It is also close to some of the stops of the famous tram number 28. This is a scenic route crossing most of the tourist neighbourhoods of the city centre. A definite must for any visitor to Lisbon.
After the great earthquake of 1755, when the center of Lisbon was destroyed, a new center was constructed, made of grid pattern “geometrical” streets. This area, situated between Praça do Comércio, Rossio and Praça da Figueira is called Baixa.
From Baixa you can easily access the nigh life district Bairro Alto and the smart Chiado, with all his theatres, museums, elegant and traditional shops, bars and restaurants.
To the other direction, going up street, you will accede Graça and Santa Clara the place where Feira da Ladra (Thief's market ), the flea market, happens every Tuesdays and Saturdays. Here there are also several “musts” not to miss on your visit:
Panteão Nacional – Church of Santa Engrácia: When the construction began in 1682, it was planned as one of the Lisbon’s biggest churches. However, it had been long neglected and the construction was completed only in 1966! It was then that the Panteão Nacional was inaugurated. Here you will find cenotaphs of Portugal's heroes. The interior is colossal and contains the tombs of historic and literary figures - from Vasco da Gama to Amália Rodrigues, the famous fado singer.
The convent of São Vicente de Fora: Portugal’s first king, Afonso Henriques laid the foundations of this church in order to fulfil a vow to construct Christian Houses of worship where Portuguese and European crusaders would lay to rest. Inaugurated in 1629, the church was severely damaged by the 1755 earthquake. It has been recently renovated and deserves a visit. The view from the rooftop is one of the greatest in Lisbon.
Some "Miradouros" (vantage points) miradors with amazing views over the castle S Jorge, the river Tejo and the city roofs. (miradors of Graça with an open-air café and Senhora do Monte 600m further on). The views are even more spectacular at sunset.
If you are coming to our apartment 54, please don’t miss Chapitô a circus school, spectacles room, tapas bar and restaurant with one of the most spectacular views of Lisbon. It is next door to the apartment.
Come and see for yourself!
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26 Oct 2012
"Precioso apartamento en barrio patrimonial de departamento"
Apartamento muy cómodo y bien alhajado ubicado al lado del Castillo san Jorge en uno de los lugares más hermosos de Lisboa. Además su ubicación es muy central , bajando por el ascensor que se encu… More
Muchas gracias por tomar el tiempo para revisar nuestro apartamento. Es maravilloso saber que el apartamento ayudó a proporcionar una gran experiencia en Lisboa.
Nos encantaría tener la oportunidad de ser anfitrión de su próxima visita, así que por favor asegúrese de estar en contacto con nosotros.
Ahora tenemos apartamentos en Barcelona, Londres y Paris echar un vistazo.
11 Oct 2011
"Great modern apartment in a superb location!"
Having never stayed in apartment before, my wife and I were uncertain what to expect. The pictures looked good and we decided to take the chance. Well, we were very impressed. The place is new, clean,… More
10 May 2011
"one of the best my accomodations in Lisbon"
Very comfortable apartment in a heart of Lisboa if you'd like walking or ready for a chip taxi. Many thanks for fully equipped kitchen. In a small local shop on the corner near miradouro de Santa… More
2 Mar 2011
"Très bon séjour !"
Appartement tr?s bien situ?, clair, propre, bien ?quip?. L'accueil est tr?s sympathiqueSeuls b?mols: la pression de la douche et les draps… More
10 Sep 2010
"Nice apartment and surrounding area"
Apartment 54 is very well furnished and is located in a beautiful place. We used the famous 28 tram to go to "baixa" and chiado. Apartment has a good internet connection and a very well furn… More
21 Aug 2009
We had a wonderful visit to Lisbon and enjoyed our stay in Apt. 54. We were able to find the apartment easily and loved it. It has all the amenities we needed and a great location near Alfama, the cas… More
Thank you for the review.
This apartment is in a perfect location, close to the Castle.
Thank you and we hope to see you again soon!
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