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Very quiet and sunny with stunning views over Alfama roofs and Tagus river

Bedrooms 2
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4 (or 6 using the sofa in living room)

Located in the heart of the medieval Moorish and Jewish neighborhood of Alfama, the apartment has a stunning view over the wide River Tagus estuary. At walking distance of some of Lisbon’s leading museums and monuments, the apartment has a choice of typical grocers nearby as well as family-run restaurants, supermarkets, outdoors cafes, bars and other shops.

The apartment is in a building nestling the slope of a hill, 100 m above sea level, overlooking the river, so while its main, and private, entrance is on the ground-floor, you can enjoy the stunning river view from the second floor balconies on the other side of the building, without having to climb any stairs.

The building is facing south, the apartment is sunny and bright. You can sit in the living room and admire the beautiful light of the sunset over old town roofs and the amazing Tagus water's mirror.

Casa d’Alfama is duly registered in the Tourism Authority of Portugal (#986/AL) and respect Portuguese laws and regulations.

More Details

Cristina Sampaio
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2017


Alfama Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Earlier check-in and later check-out may be arranged on request.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • River
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Main bedroom - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , For 2 additional guests
    Hammock room - Try the brazilian way
    Second room - 1 double , Amazing view over the river
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
Other Amenities - Cable TV with 110 Channels - iPod AV connection kit - Electric kettle - Outdoor clothes line - Vacuum cleaner - Electric heating in all rooms - Electric table fans - Room for 2 bikes in ground-floor hall - Smoking on the balcony allowed


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Very quiet and sunny with stunning views over Alfama roofs and Tagus river
average rating of 4.9375 based on 128 reviews

October in Lisbon

  • 5 of 5

We (3 persons) had at the end of October 2017 rented Casa d'Alfama for 4 days. A very charming apartment - perfect for 3-4 persons.

The apartment is located in a very atmospheric and lively neighborhood. It was hot, the days we were there, and with the balcony doors open most of the time we enjoyed the sound of the surrounding Fado resturants and the view of the Tajo and the harbor.

Also great praise for Cristina, our hostess. She was extremely helpful and gave us many great tips on, where we found the good experiences in Lisbon / Hanne Hansen

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Appartement chaleureux avec une vue splendide

  • 5 of 5

Cet appartement est très lumineux, calme et bien équipé.Il correspond parfaitement aux photos de l'annonce.La vue sur le TAGE et sur les toits de l'ALFAMA, est splendide, de jour comme de nuit.

Il est très bien situé au coeur des ruelles du quartier historique. Le fameux Tram 28 est tout proche; il y a de nombreux petits restaurants à proximité.La propriétaire a gentiment cherché une solution pour nos bagages pour nous permettre de profiter au maximum de notre dernière journée de vacances.

Nous conseillerons cet appartement à nos amis et reviendrons avec plaisir.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Very beautiful flat with stunning view

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in this beautifully situated and sympathetically decorated flat. We very much enjoyed the great views from the living and bed room. The flat is very well equipped and was absolutely clean. Christina was a very kind and helpful host. Thanks very much!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Really nice apartment excellent location

  • 5 of 5

The Alfama neighborhood is so unique and this apartment is right in the heart of it. Fado clubs around every corner and the 28 tram just up the steps. We will always cherish our time here. Cristina was so friendly and helpful too. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Great experience! World Class property!!!

  • 5 of 5

Sunny, light, engaging environment!!! World Class!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

This was our first trip to Europe, and our first time to use VRBO! It was a great experience! The property was in the midst of Alfama, lots of little restaurants, Fado music, and history! The property itself was very clean and well equipped with anything a traveller could want to make it a home away from home. Cristina is just a wonderful person! She was helpful with information, and just genuinely cares for her tenants. Thank you Cristina! Should we ever return...this is where we'll want to stay.

Ben & Velma Lang (Winnipeg, MB, Canada)

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Lisbon airport
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Terreiro do Paço
Nearest Train
600 Metres
Santa Apolónia
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Costa do Estoril
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $35.25
Pet Fee $5.87
Tax Rate 6.0%

Accepted currency: Euro
Rates apply to children aged 4 years and over.
There is a deposit of 200 Euro cash (or $250 / £150), to be refunded upon departure and return of the apartment in good condition.
Final cleaning included.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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