AZUL- quiet next to Bairro Alto
Apartment, Entire place - Lisbon, Portugal
The Casa Azul can be literally translated as the blue house, as it is its main predominant color, giving a kind of a Greek island atmosphere to the place. However the neighborhood and its people are very lisbonean. Next to the cosy leafy square garden of Praça das Flores in Príncípe Real area and 10 minutes walking from Bairro Alto and city centre. The apartment itself has just been completely renovated and offers you total comfort at your stay in the capital of the Portuguese blues (Fado). It´s a duplex well decorated, homely and equipped to fulfill all your needs. It has one bedroom with a large double bed and private bathroom. In the bright living room a comfortable sofa bed makes it a nice place for 4 people. Apart from this all the warm welcome from the hosts will make you feel like home. Get a feeling of the Lisbon experience at the Casa Azul.
Fully equipped and furnished for your comfort, this will surely be an optimal choice for exploring the city of Lisbon.
Praça das Flores, romantic cozy square garden in Príncipe Real quarter is a peaceful spot, surrounded by old buildings maintaining its original lines. Here people chat and children play. This place has attracted artists, intellectuals and politicians (The Parliament is a few meters away). At your arrival a map with the major facilities around the area will be at your disposal in the apartment.
A wealth variety of facilities and attractions are on this square or near it. The supermarket is just around the corner, pharmacy, ATM machines, local grocery stores and tree shaded cafes and fine restaurants are also around.
Príncipe Real is also famous for its lustful gardens with centenary trees and for its antique shops.
From here you are a few minutes walking from two of the most picturesque bairros (quarters in Portuguese) in Lisbon: Bairro Alto and Bica . The traditional but trendy bohemian Bairro Alto has a renowned lively and vibrant nightlife, and also featuring a wide variety of tascas, restaurants and Fado houses. On the other hand Bica with the Bica Funicular and the Santa Catarina Belvedere as its main attractions, is a quarter where you can feel the calmness of daily life of local citizens, like if you were in a little village.
The sophisticated and glamourous Chiado district in the city center is also quite near. About 15 minutes walking distance.
The area is also well served with public transportation. Two metro stations from two different lines are about 15 minutes walking. Chiado station and Rato Station.
Buses and trams are running every minute. Tram nº28 is a very famous touristic tram which winds is way through the most picturesque parts of Lisbon, namely the Alfama and Castle area has a stop not very far from the apartment. In Santos area next to the river, trains take you to Belém, Estoril and Cascais.
- Cot available
- Smoking allowed
- Washing machine
Availability calendar and prices
- Cleanliness 5.0
- Facilities 4.0
- Location 4.0
- Value for money 4.0
- Accuracy of description 3.0
Elisabeth 4.0 09/11/2012
Es war eine unglaublich schöne Wohnung und der Vermieter sehr nett. Hat uns bei der Schlüsselübergabe noch mit Tipps für Strände und Essen versorgt.
Dariusz 5.0 05/18/2015
Everything as expected ! Once again thank you.
Leonie 5.0 12/07/2014
Our host was very friendly and took the time at check in to explain us everything. She also gave us helpful tips what to see and do
Philipp 5.0 09/03/2014
Can not complain anything.