Though small, this apartment is perfect for 2 people. The place was very clean, well furnished and the kitchenette was well stocked. The only thing that was a little uncomfortable was how close the toilet was to the shower wall, it's a very small bathroom so there's no way around it. It was fine but might be difficult for someone of size. The location in the Alfama was terrific, on a small road, not accessible to cars (so it's quiet), with plenty of great restaurants in walking distance and the most touristy areas just a short cab ride away.
A lovely small apartment which is exactly how it appears in photos. Joao was the perfect host, he was there to meet us with the keys and a complementary bottle of wine and a packet of biscuits. He also told us where we could find a bakery around the corner and the nearest supermarket.
He left us with some handy hints for getting around Lisbon and he sent instructions for us to get to the apartment from the airport via the rail system, very helpful.
The only problem was in June the local community celebrate their saints with food & music until 1-2am so not great for sleeping after a hard day sightseeing, fine if your are willing to join in.
My friend and I booked the apartment a couple of weeks before we visited. Communication with the owner with excellent throughout the experience of booking to leaving the apartment at the end of our break. There was wine and biscuits when we arrived with the owner, this was a lovely touch due to arriving around 10pm. The owner was able to make us aware of the surroundings.
We had never visited Lisbon, nor Alfama before but the location was 7 minute walk from the train station which meant you were in a great location from the airport and to explore the city on the train. We often walked in to Bixa around 15/20 minute walk, up through the cobbled streets and then down by the river.
The apartment was equipped very well, there was no need for anything. The bed was very comfortable!! The intrernt as well was a great added freature. We loved our stay here and would recommended booking the apartment.
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