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Whatever Art Bed & Breakfast

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Av.dos Defensores de Chaves 58 - R/C Esq., Lisbon 1000-121 Portugal
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#3 of 432 B&Bs / Inns in Lisbon
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Housed in a 1930 building, in a premium area of Lisbon, offers a relaxing atmosphere due to its terrace and little garden where you can listen to birds singing. All rooms, with wooden floors, have LED Tv and crystal chandeliers illuminate paintings and sculptures. At 2 walking minutes from bus stops, Metro station and direct bus to the beach. We provide : -In-the-room massage service; -Private and tailor made tours in comfort vehicle; -Private driver service;
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Massage
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Shared bathroom
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Blackout curtains
Safe
Electric kettle
Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Bidet
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Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Charming
Romantic
Languages Spoken
English, French, Portuguese

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RamblingRose60 wrote a review Oct 2018
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom14 contributions6 helpful votes
This is a little oasis to retreat to while you stay in the bustling city of Lisbon. Not in the historical centre, but so well-connected on public transport, it is easy to get everywhere. There isn't the bustle of crowds of tourists. Carlos has created a wonderful apartment to stay in. Art is everywhere and makes every room a treat to be in. Our bedroom (room 2) was small but comfortable and had everything we needed. Sharing 2 big bathrooms between 5 rooms was no problem. Breakfast is perfect (thanks for getting our hot coffee just right, Carlos!) and sets you up for the day. The little garden is peaceful and relaxing. Such good value too. The rooms are at road level and we did notice the traffic noise as cars queued for the lights during rush hours - but there are shutters at the window and it was quiet at night, which is all that really matters. Carlos goes to a lot of trouble to make sure you have everything you need to make your stay comfortable and he recommended some lovely local places to eat. Staying at this B&B is a real treat!
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Date of stay: October 2018
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Room 2 is 'cosy' for two people. Rooms 2 & 3 are next to busy road daytime. Room at...
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Daivati wrote a review Sep 2018
Portland, Oregon6 contributions6 helpful votes
Whatever Art was absolutely delightful! Comfortable room, spotlessly clean bathrooms, nice robe and slippers, and lovely spots to sit while eating breakfast. The food was plentiful, with freshly baked cakes every morning! And even though it was a bit away from the main tourist areas, it was very easy to reach by metro, and I even found the airport rides to be easy on public transit as the B&B is located a couple blocks from the station. The best part of my stay was the host Carlos. He greeted me with such warmth and kindness, and offered all sorts of nice gestures like a cup of tea with cookies when I arrived, and coordinating a day trip to Sintra, Cabo de Roca, and Cascais (which I never would have figured out on my own). Traveling as a young single woman is not always easy but people like Carlos make it all so easy, safe, and wonderful. If I visit again, I will definitely stay here.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Traveled solo
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SparkyClarky1974 wrote a review Sep 2018
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom10 contributions1 helpful vote
Everything about this place is amazing. It's like being welcomed into someone's home rather than staying in a hotel - and I mean that in the best possible way. The welcome was wonderful, the building and rooms are beautiful and the common areas are perfect for hanging out and chatting to other guests. I only stayed one night but wished I could have stayed longer. I'll definitely be back.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Traveled solo
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LG_Toftefors wrote a review Jul 2018
Malmö, Sweden45 contributions4 helpful votes
Whatever Art B&B is a really beautiful B&B with a lot of charm. Carlos, the charming host, made us feel welcomed as friends of the house. The subway is just a few minute’s walk away and we enjoyed the quietness after our excursions to the buzzling town. Walking distance to nice local restaurants and bars. We strongly recommend Carlos and his B&B as a base camp for exploring Lisbon.
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Date of stay: July 2018
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jcjojozep wrote a review Feb 2018
Melbourne75 contributions28 helpful votes
I was so happy to return to Whatever B&B for 4 nights after a very short visit in 2013. I have always wanted to come back to Lisbon to spend more time seeing the sights. What a wonderful city. Nothing had changed at Whatever. Still wonderful hospitality and a very comfortable stay. The peacocks are no longer there, however, which is a shame and even Carlos was sad that they are gone now. My room was so comfortable. The bed was lovely and the room was so dark that I slept very well. WiFi was good and worked very well. Everything is spotless and clean. Breakfast is generous and plentiful. Delicious Home-made jams. This B&B has everything you need and would expect. Carlos is the most friendly and generous host. It may be out from the town centre but is not far, and very easy access to buses, metro and regional trains. Carlos organised a fabulous 1-day itinerary for me to Sintra and Cascais. It was perfect. So much cheaper than a tour and I could run to my own schedule, staying longer or shorter times where I wanted. I enjoy using local transport. He also helped me find a food tour to join, which was excellent. It was like visiting an old friend. Warm and inviting and a home away from home. I know many visitors are regulars who keep returning. I can understand why. There are lovely places to eat in the area if you wish to stay local. Carlos can recommend several for you. There is also an amazing museum close by. Yes there is some building happening next door at the moment, but it was never a problem. They did not commence until 8am each week day. Thank you Carlos for a wonderful holiday. I’m sure I’ll return again some day.
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Traveled solo
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PRICE RANGE
$82 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PortugalCentral PortugalLisbon DistrictLisbon
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Whatever Art Bed & Breakfast
Which popular attractions are close to Whatever Art Bed & Breakfast?
Nearby attractions include Campo Pequeno (0.1 miles), Metro e Meio (0.2 miles), and Culturgest (0.2 miles).
Which room amenities are available at Whatever Art Bed & Breakfast?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a bidet, and blackout curtains.
What are some restaurants close to Whatever Art Bed & Breakfast?
Conveniently located restaurants include Petisco Saloio, Restaurante People, and La Pasta Fresca.
Are pets allowed at Whatever Art Bed & Breakfast?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Whatever Art Bed & Breakfast?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to Whatever Art Bed & Breakfast?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Mosteiro dos Jeronimos (4.5 miles), Castelo de S. Jorge (2.1 miles), and Panteao Nacional (2.1 miles).