Central sunny room, double bed - Intendente
Central sunny room, double bed - Intendente


Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

Central, bright house, comfortable bedroom (double). Short and easy walk to historical centre and many viewpoints and sites of interest; metro and tram 2-m walk away. Spacious, pretty, sunny house, fully equipped. 2 shared bathrooms, 2 small cats. Funky, diverse neighbourhood, supermarkets, restaurants, cafés, bistros, cultural associations, live music nearby. Comfortable double bed, large closet with plenty of storage, workstation, office chair, high-speed wifi. Easygoing, international vibe :)

The space

A very nice house flooded with light all day, spacious, wooden floors. Upcoming, funky neighbourhood, very central (walkable and metro at the door).
Easygoing, pleasant international atmosphere. Clean and tidy. Cool vibe.

BEDROOM (15 sq m) includes: double bed with pillows;
large, tall closet; workstation and office chair; bed linen and towels;
flatscreen TV (around 40 channels, many international); paper bin; fan;
heater; bedside lamp; desk lamp; 2 electricity extensions (and universal adaptor if necessary)

White furniture, sunny room; can be made totally dark by pulling down the blinds.

HOUSE: A pretty, spacious, sunny and cozy house, wooden floors, 3.7 m-high ceilings. Sweet 1920s building fully refurbished in the early 2000s (and façade freshly painted in late 2014). Other windows in the house have views to Lisbon Castle.

Located between a quiet street and a main avenue, within walkable distance to the centre (Baixa approx. 10 minutes, Chiado/Bairro Alto. 15-20 minutes).

Double-glazed windows minimise street noise (we are at the heart of the city). We favour guests who are city dwellers themselves.

KITCHEN:
All modern conveniences in fully-equipped, bright, spacious kitchen. Paper, plastic and glass recycled.

BATHROOMS:
Pretty large bathroom with bath and small one with shower (one on each side of the apartment, separated by door).

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• Fun temperament but quiet lifestyle; easygoing, pleasant international atmosphere. Loud noise is avoided; working, relaxing and resting environment. Privacy and quiet valued and respected = a fun house, but not a party house. Especially as party fun is available within 1 to 15 minutes of the house :)

•The house has 3 bedrooms in total (but not always occupied at the same time, due to much travel).

Guests must be animal loving or tolerant: two small, friendly cats live here. They are sociable, but mostly sleep all day :)

Guest access

Living room also with balcony; a door at the end of the corridor can be used to divide the apartment into two 65 sq metre spaces, for greater quiet and privacy on both sides; 2 bathrooms; kitchen; all modern conveniences in the house.

Interaction with guests

Interaction: Half of this is up to you, of course! :) And I'm absolutely ok with that. I'm easygoing and easy to talk to, also a seasoned traveller who appreciates that each guest has different needs and wishes in this regard. Ideally I would like to welcome you in person to the house, and am very happy to share tips about the city and neighbourhood. I love the city very much (I am not from here originally, and always see it with fresh eyes), and for many years half of my life has been international (work, much travel, and friends). At any rate, when not home I am easily reachable if you have any queries, by text, chat or video.

Other things to note

Intendente is one of the most international and ethnically diverse areas of Lisbon (alongside the nearby Martim Moniz and Mouraria).
Recently transformed into a lively (hipsterish) neighbourhood, with a young and international crowd, Intendente is an ongoing and mindful urban rehabilitation project, which has closely engaged the municipality and the local community. Please take note you will likely still witness scenes related to Intendente's difficult recent social past (it used to be a small red light district); but it is as safe an area as any in the city, both for residents and people walking by. “Arrumadores" (“car parkers," seen around Lisbon centre) do not harass passersby in any way - they are just out to collect a 50 cent coin from drivers whom they help find parking spots on the street. I do not mention this at all on grounds of safety, but only for eventual unsightliness, so you know what you may encounter. I have lived here since 2007 and have never had any problems; I can vouch that it will have no bearing on your experience here with so much more to take in around this cool and fun place, only a nice walk away from the heart of Lisbon.
Anywhere in Lisbon city centre common sense and the most elementary street wisdom should keep you out of trouble; it is in that way comparable to a city like Barcelona.


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 2 (Shared bathroom)
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Private room

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: £23 / night after the first guest
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)

Flatsharing is different than staying at a hotel; please bear that difference in mind :)
Here you'll find a casual, friendly, respectful atmosphere. Common-sense consideration for others is expected in the house, especially as regards noise. A fun, easygoing vibe, but not a party house. Resting and working environment; with lots of pleasant places right near the house for louder kinds of fun. The house is kept tidy. Out of consideration each occupant is expected to clean up after themselves in the bathroom and kitchen. Wipes are provided to make this easier, as well as broom and mop if necessary.
Important: when using the kitchen, please keep the door closed if you think anyone in the house might be resting, as this simple and considerate gesture reduces noise to a minimum. If you are using the phone, TV or watching videos, also please keep the door closed and noise to a moderate level, so as not to disturb others. As you would do in your own home.

Thank you! :)


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.


Safety features
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
60 nights minimum stay

37 Reviews


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Ella User Profile
December 2016
Paula was so friendly and always welcoming for any small requests! Thanks!

Poul User Profile
December 2016
Great place to be when venturing the city and surroundings. Hospitality by Paula is like being home. Car parking is unfortunately no longer free available.

Dina User Profile
November 2016
Paula was a great host, cats are very nice and friendly. Highly recommended!

Ryan User Profile
November 2016
Had a wonderful stay with Paula. She was very friendly and well organised - checkin was easy, Internet was fine (11mbps download speed), and she gave me a list of restaurants and sightseeing recommendations for the city. As for the place: the bed was very comfortable, the kitchen well-equipped and the bathroom was clean and fairly modern. Only criticism I could make is that the window to my room faced east and with the thin curtain, it was very bright in the morning. Normally this would be a good thing, but I was here for Websummit and was staying out very late/waking up late. A heavier curtain to block out the light a little might be a nice touch. Would 100% stay here again and definitely recommend this host to anyone looking to stay in Lisbon.
Paula User ProfilePaula is a superhost.
Response from Paula:
Dear Ryan, I'm so sorry you didn't realise the room has blinds and can be made completely dark by pulling them down; it's the most common in Portugal, precisely because we have such bright light all year long. So sorry, especially as i'm sure you didn't mention anything for being so kind! I wish I could pointed that out before and saved you some precious sleep hours... Will make it up to you next time :) Enjoy the rest of your time!
November 2016

Polly User Profile
October 2016
My stay with Paula was absolutely lovely. I've just moved to Lisbon without knowing anyone and Paula made me feel really at home. She provided a list of recommendations for really great places to visit in her area and beyond. There are loads of cool cafes, bars and restaurants around, and its a lively multicultural area, but a bit away from the main tourist drags. The flat is lovely and when I was there Paula had some friends and other AirBnB-ers staying who were all very interesting and respectful. Thanks Paula!

季 User Profile
October 2016
It was a really nice place. Only 20minutes from airport and right next to the metro station "intedente", which is near Alfama and Rossio. actually Lisbon is a small city and everything is easy to be approached. Paula is really friendly and nice. She prepared a detailed introduction of the city and gave many suggestions.

Mark User Profile
October 2016
Great place to stay. Paula is a great host. She is very helpful and open. Place matches the photos, clean and not far from the epic centre of Lisboa. I highly recommend

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Paula User ProfilePaula is a superhost.

For many years I have travelled the world for pleasure and for work, and always bear that rich experience in mind as a host and as a guest; it helps me understand the needs and expectations of others when travelling. I am easygoing, considerate, good-humoured. Main interests include literature, music, and travel. I am passionate about Lisboa and my neighbourhood and always glad to share tips and favourite places if you're interested :)

Response rate: 75%
Response time: within a day
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