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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Apartment 56 is located on the first floor of a building on the street Rua da Costa do Castelo (street of the castle) that is near Baixa and Alfama.

From its windows and terrace you will enjoy one of the most amazing views over Lisbon and the river Tejo.

This apartment has 140sqm and has been renovated to include:

- one bedroom with a double bed (180 cm wide);

- one bedroom with 2 single beds ;

- a living room with a double sofa-bed, a huge plasma with a cable TV , CD and DVD players and dinning area;

- a kitchen with all you need including electric oven and gas stove, fridge with freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine;

- one bathroom with bathtub and another one with shower.

* The apartment has a good electric heating.

* Free Wireless Internet connection.

We will welcome you with a bottle of cold “vinho verde”.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Lisbon International Airport 12 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Further details

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.

Particular Situations:

- 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.

LUGGAGE

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.

Lisbon

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 agains 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 (5 minutes walking to metro station), 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.

Come and see for yourself!

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Review 1-9 of 9

19 Feb 2014

5/5

"Excellent"

We stayed in this apartment for about two months while on a work assignment in Lisbon. The location is perfect for central Lisbon; everything is within walking distance, and the nearest metro stop is … More

14 Jul 2010

5/5

"Wonderful days in Lisbon"

Often we have spent some days in Lisbon, but this time we rented that nice apartment. Never before be lived in such nice rooms with the beautiful view all over the city! It was not so easy to climb up… More

Hello Mandred and Barbara,
Thank you so much for the review!
We are very happy you enjoyed your stay! The Apartment 56 is in fact superb! I think most of the people would not mind to live there full time (I am included)!
We hope to see you again soon!
Obrigado,
TravelingtoLisbon Team

17 Feb 2010

4/5

"#56 Lisbon"

There is a lovely view from this apartment. We were very happy here for our one month stay. The apartment is well equipped and comfortable, but there is little sound insulation.… More

Dear C***,
Thank you so much for your review! We are pleased to hear you had a good stay in apartment 56. Thanks for sharing your opinion. Unfortunately, it is a common thing in Portugal, even in a new building like the one you stayed at. We hope to welcome you again in Lisbon. Obrigado, TravelingToLisbon team

7 Jan 2010

4/5

"Fine holiday"

We stayed 6 days in an apartment close to the castle. The apartment was clean and in the same condition as it was described in the net. We were receiced by an empoyee from Traveling to Lisbon office a… More

Dear T***,
Thank you for your review! Apartment 56 is a very nice one!
We are happy you have enjoyed your stay in Lisbon!
Hope to see you again soon!

Obrigado,
TravelingtoLisbon Team

28 Dec 2009

5/5

"Great view"

The house was excellent, we were 4 people and had a great time in the house, the view was dazzling and made each morning better.The walk up the hill after a night out could be hard but the fact that t… More

Dear Guy,
Thank you for your review! The view is awesome!
We are happy you have enjoyed you stay in Lisbon!
Hope to see you again soon!

Obrigado,
TravelingtoLisbon Team

15 Oct 2009

5/5

"We felt very happy"

The Agency TravelingtoLisbon was very helpful and attentive from the very moment of booking till the very end of our stay in Lisbon. Here are our special thanks to all pelple envolevd. The apartment f… More

Hello Ludmila and Katya,
Thank you for the review!
We always try to provide the best to our guests.
We are happy you have enjoyed you stay in Lisbon!
The apartment is really nice and the view is superb.
Hope to see you again soon!

Obrigado,
TravelingtoLisbon Team

14 Oct 2009

5/5

"Very enjoyable"

We stayed in this fantatic during our recent short trip to Lisbon. The apartment was fantastic, so clean, modern and cosy. We arrived at nightime and were unsure how far from the centre we were but co… More

Hello Joanne,
Thank you for your comments.
The apartment 56 is really amazing. Indeed! And the view…
As you say, it is a walking distance to the centre. The steps are an excellent exercise! :)
Hope to see you again soon!

Obrigado,
TravelingtoLisbon Team

15 Aug 2009

4/5

"Great apartment, grumpy neighbor"

The apartment is wondeful! It's cute, clean and centrally located. Everything was in there that we needed including a washer and an expresso machine. We simply loved it and would definately re… More

Hello O*****,
Thank you for your review.
Apartment 56 is a really nice apartment, fully equipped and with a large and comfortable living room!
It is really difficult to get there with a car because the access is restricted. Taxis are allowed to pass and a small number of cars too, but no more than that. If possible, do not arrive by car.

The view is absolutely gorgeous.
The apartments are in residential areas, so the quiet time is between 22pm and 8am.

Thank you and hope you to come back!

Obrigado,
TravelingtoLisbon

12 Aug 2009

5/5

"The only way to experience Lisboa"

From arrival at the apartment everything was perfect. The staff was there ahead of us, gave us a wonderful overview of the area, how to get around locally. Even during the week when I emailed them qu… More

Dear Mark and Sue,
Thank you for your review and suggestions!
One of most important thing for us (besides the quality of the apartments, of course) is to provide a friendly welcome and to support our guests during their stay.
Lisbon has very good public transport connections, that would easily take you to the most know areas.
It is not very easy to drive a car in Lisbon. We recommend that you walk and use public transport.
Thank you for your words and hope you come back soon!

Obrigado,
TravelingtoLisbon Team

Review 1-9 of 9

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Calendar last updated:21 Sep 2014

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