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Casa do Castelo - Beco do Forno do Castelo – Home 176332 Apartment

  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Casa do Castelo - Beco do Forno do Castelo – Home 176332

Excellent 4.5/5 Excellent – based on 68 reviews

  • Apartment
  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Apartment / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

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

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.

Location description from owner

The Central Portugal 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 bidos (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.

Lisbon

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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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:14:00, Check out time:12:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
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Smoking
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About the owner

Joaquim S
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
25 Sep 2016
Years listed:
5
Based in:
Portugal

Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Portuguese


This Apartment has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 02 Aug 2011. Located in Lisbon District, it has 68 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate is £272.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 25 Sep 2016.

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“Nice place, great location, incredibly helpful owners”

Reviewed 10 Jun 2015

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.

“Comfortable and excellent location of apartment”

Reviewed 6 May 2015

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.

“Perfect location & fantastically helpful and welcoming owners”

Reviewed 7 Apr 2015

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.

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

Reviewed 18 Mar 2015

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.

“Another amazing stay”

Reviewed 22 Feb 2015

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!!

“Excellent”

Reviewed 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!

“Perfect location to explore Lisbon”

Reviewed 19 Jan 2015

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!

“Best Vacation Rental Ever!”

Reviewed 9 Dec 2014

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 :)

“Quel emplacement!”

Reviewed 28 Oct 2014

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!

“Geat apartment, great location, fantastic owner”

Reviewed 6 Oct 2014

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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