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Casa do Castelo - Lisbon Apartment near the Castle

from £32 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Very Good 4.5/5

66 reviews

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Lean back and relax in this charming sofa and watch all the cable channels available.

Apartment / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Apartment / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Located in the historical Castelo district, take the unique opportunity to sleep inside the walls of the Castle, close to Lisbon main touristic attractions. Come and stay in this charming, modern and quiet apartment. Next to restaurants, bars and mini-markets you'll also find the 28 tram at your door. It will be the perfect place to make this visit to Lisbon one of the most memorable holidays of your life.

Casa do Castelo apartment has a 50m2 surface in the ground floor of a small old-time building. It is a completely renovated flat where you can comfortably stay with family or friends up to 4 people.

To access your apartment you'll have to go up to the narrow streets of the Castelo district. It is located in a quiet area during night but a pretty busy place during day, that's only because you're staying next to the most visited monument of Lisbon, São Jorge Castle.

It's like staying in a small village where all the neighbors know each other and the doors are always open. Don't strange if you start hear some Fado, the Portuguese traditional music. In the surrounding area you'll find lots of places where you can enter and get astonished by the sound of it.

You'll also have during your stay a dossier with a lot of suggestions of places to visit, museums, restaurants and terraces to relax.

So, Olá Bom Dia! Welcome to Casa do Castelo.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Paço de Arcos Beach 10 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Portela (Lisbon) 10 km, Nearest railway: Santa Apolónia 3 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Access Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The Casa do Castelo studio is divided into three main areas completely renovated in 2011 and decorated in order for you to feel you're in Lisbon.The living room has a stylish sofa that can be transformed into 2 single beds. This area is dominated by a big picture in the wall that reflects the yellow of Lisbon's historical tram #28. Here you can also find a closet where you can pack up all your things. At the end of the day, after walking through the hills of Lisbon, is the ideal place to relax and have some wine. You'll find a flat TV with basic cable channels, a DVD and CD player. All you need to recover energy and talk about all the things you've just visited.You also have access to unlimited FREE WI-FI during your stay.In the bedroom you have a queen size bed. In one side of the bed you have a wall with photos of this historical city and on the other side a huge mirror fills the other wall. Green is the dominant colour. If you wish you have curtains around the bed to increase your privacy or to keep the room darker. Believe me it gives you a sense of comfort. You also have an alarm clock to wake you up in the morning in order to take the most out of your holidays.In the kitchen you'll find everything you need during your stay. Basic ingredients like sugar, tea, coffee, salt, chocolate and some spices are provided. You have table and chairs for 4 persons. Use your imagination and take the opportunity to cook some portuguese food...The bathroom is small but functional and comes with a shower. The perfect place for an unforgettable time in an historical Lisbon district.Towels and linens are included.

Further details outdoors

The studio is located inside Castelo São Jorge walls, it's a unique opportunity to feel and taste the friendliness of the people in an historical setting. It's like having vacations in a cosy village inside a modern European city. If you need anything at anytime just ask your closest neighbour.Walking distance from major viewpoints in Lisbon, the views over Lisbon is something you can't miss.

Further details

English / Spanish spoken person available to answer any questions / to make suggestions during your stay.Transfer from Airport to the Apartment can be arranged (upon request).

The Estremadura region

Lisbon is one of the most trendy European cities. You have a lot of interesting places to visit and a million of experiences to live. Either you like to go to the beach, visit museums, historical monuments, go out at night or taste the food, you will find all of this in Lisbon with an extra unique detail: the wonderful Portuguese sun all over the year.

The best way to discover one of the oldest cities in Europe is by foot or tram. Majestic avenues live together with narrow streets and narrow lanes, alleyways, stairs and stairways, fountains, palaces and churches. Magnificent viewpoints take us from the historical districts of Castelo and Alfama to Tagus River and its bridges.

If you have time, you can't miss the outskirts of Lisbon. Visit the romantic Sintra, the beaches of Cascais/Estoril/Caparica and the historical village of Óbidos (all in less of 1h. by car).

Come and visit Lisbon, I'll receive you with a lot of suggestions to make this the vacations of your life.


Your house will be located in the historical heart of Lisbon: Castelo de São Jorge. You'll be inside the most visited monument of Lisbon, the ideal place to start your holidays. Just spend some minutes admiring the beauty of this sunny city. From there you can see the amazing geometry of the Baixa Pombalina, the old Bairros of Lisbon and the sun reflecting in the Tagus River.

From your apartment you'll be walking distance from Lisbon's main monuments. Start by visiting Alfama, the historical bairro known for the alleyways, stairs and stairways. Don't finish your visit before listen some Fado! Next to this you'll find Sé, Lisbon's cathedral. Afterwards keep walking to Baixa and visit Praça do Comércio and experience the ride in Elevador de Santa Justa. Rossio, the most important square is just two minutes away. Then take some time to go shopping in Chiado, the cosmopolitan district of Lisbon.

To return to your house take the 28 tram and enjoy one of the most different things to do in Lisbon.

Other places you can't miss is Belém. Here you can find the famous Torre de Belém, the magnificent Mosteiro dos Jerónimos and you have to taste the famous pastéis de Belém (a must do thing). All of this with the Tagus river next to you.

If you like to clubbing the place to be is Bairro Alto. Here you can hear the trendy beats until the early hours of the morning.

Now you just have to relax and enjoy Lisbon!!

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10 Jun 2015


"Nice place, great location, incredibly helpful owners"

The apartment is a nice clean modern place inside the walls of the Castello. Perfect for couples or a couple of friends. The locals are very friendly and welcoming and there are loads of great restaurants within 10 minutes walk. Rui and Sonia, the owners, are really friendly and helpful, and went a long way out of their way to help us. I highly recommend this place.

6 May 2015


"Comfortable and excellent location of apartment"

Very pleased with apartment and exactly as it appears on internet. Convenient location to walk to many attractions. Nice to live among local people. Rui and Sonia always very helpful throughout enquiries, booking and our stay.

7 Apr 2015


"Perfect location & fantastically helpful and welcoming owners"

This was our first trip to Lisbon and have to say the experience was made all the better by the location of this apartment and the warm welcome of Lui and Sonia. The apartment is situated on the ground floor of a house in a narrow street within castle walls. A 10-15 minute walk (downhill) brings you to the City Centre or the fantastic Praça do Comércio right on the river. And, if you fancy, there are two elevators to ease the journey back up. Would very highly recommend the Casa do Castelo to friends and family as a perfect base for 2-3 people to enjoy all that Lisbon has to offer.

18 Mar 2015


"Casa do Sao Jorge is the closest you'll get to staying inside the landmark Castelo itself!"

It's in the picturesque Castelo district, with little shops and restaurants nearby. A short walk takes you to an "elevador"which will carry you to and from Pingo Doce supermarket and everything you'll need for a simple meal in your little kitchen. The bathroom is tiny but every thing works well. A comfortable double bed and a small sofa bed were ok for us two. Cheerfully decorated, it's one long, narrow room, divided by curtains. Excellent WiFi, tv and a great welcome from owners Rui and Sonia, who did all they could to make our stay in Lisbon interesting and enjoyable.

22 Feb 2015


"Another amazing stay"

This is our second stay following our first back in February 2013 and it did not disappoint! The flat was absolutely perfect and Rui made us feel very much at home. Everything was just as good as it was then - if not slightly better with a new cable box with lots of channels! As I've mentioned on a previous review the flat is great and is a perfect base for a holiday in Lisbon with excellent transport Links. The city centre is very easy to get to - you can be in central Baixa walking in 15 minutes via the use of two lifts - one at the nearby Pingo Doce supermarket and a new lift that is just opposite called Elevedor Do Baixa. Alternatively you can get the bus 737 (€1,25 with a Zapping card) or go the scenic way with the 12E/28E old style trams. You are right in the midst of the castle and the suburbs of Graça and Alfama are close by. All in all very recommended!!

2 Feb 2015



The best location ever! Very close to St George's castle, from there you can get to every single part of Lisbon either by public transport or by foot. Also i should mention amazing view and kindness of Sonia and Rui. I can recommend this apartment as a very best place to stay!

20 Jan 2015


"Perfect location to explore Lisbon"

This apartment within the castle walls was the perfect base for our new year's stay in Lisbon. The apartment was in a great location and provided everything we needed. Rui and Sonia were very helpful and a range of information on the city was provided upon our arrival. Overall a great holiday!

10 Dec 2014


"Best Vacation Rental Ever!"

This is one of those places that I hate to recommend, because I'm afraid everyone will fall in love with it as much as I did, and I'll never be able to book it again! It was bright, warm, fully furnished, close to grocery stores, and extremely comfortable. Most importantly I felt very very safe here. This flat immediately felt like home, and there were days that I had to force myself to stay out exploring and seeing new sites when I really just wanted to come back to this cozy place! That said, it really was the perfect location to base explorations of Lisbon from (right next to Castelo Sao Jorge!), and even though it's in the middle of the tourist area, I still felt like I was separated from too many tourists and like I was living amongst the locals. Sonia was incredibly helpful and sweet. She met me as soon as I arrived, and was immediately protective of me as a solo female traveler. She sat with me in the apartment after showing me everything I could possibly need to have in order to be comfortable during my stay (they thought of everything!) and then she sat and looked and listened to me intently while I blabbered on about random things. She was always just a phone call, text, or email away, and even was able to drop me at the airport on my last day for a very convenient price of 20 Euros. I can't imagine staying anywhere else when I return to Lisbon. If you're considering it, stop wasting your time right now, and just book it :)

28 Oct 2014


"Quel emplacement!"

Petit appartement agréable très bien placé tout près du château de castello et du quartier alfama. On descend très vite au centre de lisbonne par les ascenseurs gratuits. Les propriétaires sont adorables et on peut les appeler pour le moindre problème, ou question. La salle d'eau est très petite mais pour quelques nuits , ça va. Il pourrait y avoir un peu plus d'étagères pour ranger les affaires et ce serait parfait!

6 Oct 2014


"Geat apartment, great location, fantastic owner"

My girlfriend and I stayed at the apartment for 2 nights over a busy weekend. The owners, Rui and Sonia, were incredibly helpful, spending lots of useful information in advance, meeting us on arrival and allowing us a flexible departure time. The apartment itself is in a great location, comfortable and very well priced. Having travelled extensively around the world, it was refreshing to be greeted by such a helpful and friendly face. Would certainly recommend and stay again.

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      • 4 Years listed

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      Calendar last updated:03 Sep 2015

      Based in Portugal

      Languages spoken
      • English
      • Spanish
      • Portuguese

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      +351 (0) 91 4493 938

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