This house is located in the upper side of Alfama, Lisbon’s most emblematic district, few meters from the most beautiful viewpoints of the city: Miradouro de Santa Luzia and Portas do Sol.
From the apartment itself you can enjoy two breathtaking views: one with a 3 panoramic windows’ perpective on the Pantheon, Sao Vicente de Fora and Sao Miguel; the second one on the river Tagus and the roofs of Alfama.
The flat is a duplex of around 120 square meters, easily reachable by the iconic tram 28 (30 meters from the flat) or by car (with a public parking at 20 meters).
It is a 3rd floor without lift (but stairs are large and not steep!).
The Traveller’s Nest has been completely renovated in 2014 and it has top level furniture. It can host up to 6 people.
At the entrance level there are a fully equipped and brand new kitchen, the dining room, a bathroom with shower and a living room with two sofa beds. Upstairs thereis a large suite with a fully equipped bathroom (with a bathtub).
There is also a fire place in the living room and corners all over the flat nearby windows that are particularly indicated to have a good reading (books in few languages are available for guests) or to listen to some good music. Some DVDs and a cable TV are also available and so it is a fast wi-fi system.
The theme that inspired and named the flat is “travelling” and this place is highly recommended to offer a stylish nest in the middle of the unique district of Alfama to the traveller tired after having visited the marvellous city of Lisbon.
Alfama is a kind of village in a big city, full of narrow streets, small squares, churches and ancient houses, their whole life and have a strong sense of community and novelists, musicians and movie directors, and it’s crowded of traditional Fado houses.
The district is of unbelievable beauty, and it must be experienced to be fully appreciated. Alfama is charismatic and unique, untouched by globalization.
Main tips of Alfama are the churches of Sao Vicente de Fora, Sao Miguel, Sao Estevao with respective squares, the Pantheon, Largo do Chafariz do Dentro with the Fado Museum, the Josè Saramago Foundation and many other hidden jewels .
Many people in this neighborhood have lived here and secrets that the traveller will discover simply by walking without any particular goal. Gastronomy in Alfama is sensational and so is the Fado.
The Traveller’s Nest is also a wonderful hub to visit the rest of Lisbon: 5 minutes walking from the Castle and the Graca district, 2 minutes walking from 28 Tram stop from where you can easily reach the Baixa district (5 minutes) and the Chiado district (10 minutes), and 10 minutes walking to Santa Apolonia metro station from where you can get everywhere in Lisbon and also, by train, to other portuguese cities.
To make it short, your choice of The Traveller’s Nest is really worth and we bet you won’t regret it!
Enjoy travelling, enjoy Lisbon!
• Towels and bed linen
• DVD BluRay
• Cable TV
• Coffee machine
• All necessary cooking tools
The check-in from 15.00 until 20.00
The guests have exclusive and full access to the apartment
Interazione con gli ospiti
We're of the neighborhood, local people. We are always available.
Susana is dedicated to guests the whole time.
We like to be with the guests in the evening with a cool drink, to share a bit of our country and get a bit of the country of origin of each guest.
Altre cose da evidenziare
NOTE- If available dates of this house don’t fit with your schedule please consider that other homes in the same district may be available. On the underside of my photo / profile you can view our other houses.
I do not want to impose rules for your vacation stay, but still would like to make some notes.
The apartment is in a residential area and we have an excellent relationship with our neighbors, and so we would like to continue.
Please respect the neighbors.
Is always nice to find the apartment estimated.
In addition, the only rule I really want to impose is that you please have fun and enjoy our beautiful city. Spend a memorable vacation.
This is my greatest desire.
Thanks a lot
Very important NOTE:
NO SMOKING HOUSE
In case it is found that smoked in the house we will remove the deposit an extra cleaning fee of 100€.
This is a serious matter.
The Guest that will use the house after they can have serious health problems because someone smoked in the house, (as has happened with previous guest with asma). Not only in health and the fact that a house smelling of tobacco is VERY unpleasant and very uncomfortable for everyone.
Thanks a lot
-Check-in from 15.00 ( flexible in case is possible) until 20.00
-Check-out until 11.00
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We are a portuguese couple that at the beginning of our married life we have been fortunate to find a house in the center of Lisbon in a neighborhood that we only known the name - Alfama. We were welcomed with open arms by people who do not know us, but they treated us like family. The demonstrations of friendship and good neighborliness were daily ... were undoubtedly one of the best years of our lives. But the family was growing and the house no longer met the conditions for a biger family. We can't give away the house ... it's really special. Then came the idea, why do not provide this experience to others?
The reason why the house is called 'Cats House' is because when we lived there, we had five cats and lovingly to our neighbors and friends called it the House of Cats, and found it good to leave it with that name to remember the happy times live in Alfama and of course in memory of ours cats.
And the will to receive grew even more with this experience, and came "The Window of the World," and other people's homes and friends from a friends who give us their homes to receive the same love and care we receive in our house ... and thus also come to be our as receive with the same desire and taste as I have received in the Cats House I hope you like and welcome.
I sincerely hope to those who choose to come to stay in Alfama, which are as happy as we were ...
Susana and João