Estrela Apartments: cosmopolitan elegance
||Rua de Buenos Aires, 8 – 1249-067 Lisboa
Estrela is one of the most charming neighbourhoods in the city of Lisbon. No wonder that it is currently one of the most coveted places in the metropolis. The majestic architectural landscape, full of noble mansions, is combined here with a cosmopolitan and familiar atmosphere. All of this on a hill of undeniable beauty, facing the Tagus River and bathed in the generous and incomparable light of Lisbon. It is precisely in this framework that you will find the Estrela apartments, where all the conditions meet for an elegant and unforgettable stay.
This rehabilitated building, fully integrated with the refined environment of the area, is ideal for enjoying a few peaceful days in one of the most charming cities in the world. Come and enjoy the charms of this neighbourhood!
Located right next to the famous Jardim da Estrela, the magnificent Estrela Basilica, and the mandatory stop of the emblematic tram 28, this building still retains its original facade, which fits perfectly in the architectural harmony characteristic of this area. The accommodations were subjected to a careful process of recovery and modernization, to guarantee all the comfort that the Lisbon Serviced Apartments accustomed its guests to.
The Estrela apartments were equipped with everything you need for you to live the charm of this area in peace. You have free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, safe, automatic check-in and an access code system so that you can enjoy all the autonomy during your accommodation.
The Estrela apartments, from Lisbon Serviced Apartments, await your visit. Come and enjoy the noble beauty of one of the most charismatic and elegant neighbourhoods in the city of Lisbon!
What you will find in the Estrela apartments
So that you can enjoy your space, the 15 Estrela apartments offer different types: the studios for two people, with an area of 30 m²; the deluxe studios for three people, with 32 m²; and the Superior Studios that accommodate four people, with 37 m². There is also a spacious 66 m² T1 available, consisting of a living room and a bedroom, which accommodates four people.
These units have been decorated from scratch to give you a feeling of ‘being at home’. In an intimate atmosphere, which combines refinement and functionality, the Estrela apartments have a kitchen equipped with a dishwasher, washing machine and dryer, fridge, hob, microwave oven, toaster, kettle, dishwasher, coffee and all the basic utensils for preparing all your meals.
In addition, the accommodation has a private bathroom (two, in the case of the T1 apartment), with a shower, hairdryer and free toiletries. Maintenance cleaning is daily, as well as the supply of bathroom supplies. The replacement of bed linen and towels is done after three days of stay, or whenever requested.
So that you don’t miss anything, we also have lockers (subject to availability), to store your luggage before or after your stay-time. All the conditions are met for you to fully enjoy this very special area.
Bairro da Estrela: the beauty of a city’s prime area
Let’s go back to the 18th century. By this time, Lisbon was still expanding, reconfiguring its spaces. In this process, the area, in which the Estrela apartments are located, was chosen by many noble and bourgeois families.
The memory of that time is kept within the richness of its architectural heritage. There are many houses and mansions, perfectly preserved, that offers refinement to this neighbourhood. It is not by chance that embassies from several countries are located here, such as Austria, China, the Netherlands or Switzerland. It is also here that the Official Residence of the Portuguese Prime Minister, the Palacete de São Bento, was built in 1877.
Today, this neighbourhood is an area of family housing par excellence, where intense commercial activity is vigorous as well. In addition, Estrela apartments enjoy the privilege of being a 15-minute walk from Largo do Rato, where various transport can take you to all points of the city. And you don’t have to go far to explore some must-see tourist attractions.
A cultural visit to the Basílica da Estrela
A few steps away from Lisbon Serviced Apartments – Estrela, you will find one of the most imposing monuments in Lisbon. The Basilica da Estrela was built at the end of the 18th century, emerging from a promise made by Queen Maria I, who wished to have a male child. Note that her tomb is located inside the church.
This majestic building, designed by architects Mateus Vicente de Oliveira and Reinaldo Manuel, mixes Baroque and Neoclassical styles. It is marked by its colossal white dome and two bell towers, which are an ex libris of the city of Lisbon. Do not miss the opportunity to climb up to its terrace, to have access to one of the most breathtaking views of the city.
A peaceful stroll in Jardim da Estrela
Right in front of the Basilica is one of the most sought-after green spaces by Lisbon residents. Among its ponds with ducks, swans, geese and carp, playgrounds, green lawns and a wrought iron gazebo, this is the place to hang out, run, read, stroll, play or, simply, take the opportunity to breathe and relax.
Built in 1842, this garden, with more than four hectares, has exuberant and diverse vegetation. Here, you will find stunning trees such as jacarandas, ginkgo, araucarias or dragon trees, for example. Therefore, this is the scenario that regularly hosts several events, such as cinema cycles, jazz festivals or fairs for antiques and craft products. There are plenty of reasons to set out to discover this green oasis in the city centre!
A journey through the charms of Lisbon
Estrela apartments are strategically located in one of the most central areas of Lisbon. With a 10-minute walk towards the Tagus River, for example, you will arrive at the remarkable National Museum of Ancient Art, passing through the typical and popular neighbourhood of Madragoa.
You will also be very close to must-visit places, such as Príncipe Real or Chiado, two of the trendiest areas of the metropolis; or Bairro Alto, known for its lively nightlife. If you want to get to know the city from a very special point of view, you can take the famous Tram 28 right outside the Basilica da Estrela. Then, enjoy the stroll through iconic (and very photogenic) places such as Downtown Pombalina, Sé de Lisboa, Miradouro das Portas do Sol or Castle of São Jorge.
Being in an apartment does not mean being without service!
The apartments were designed and equipped for short and medium-term stays in Lisbon, so that you can feel as if you were in your own home.
We have a permanent support service for everything you need, from questions related to the apartment, with your stay, to clarify any doubts, to requests for information about the city, to advise on a restaurant, shopping center or museum!
For any service you may need or have any questions you may have, use our permanent contact.
All our apartments have service and help-desk open 24/7. Our buildings have a team that is present in the building 365 days a year, who in addition to the daily maintenance of your apartment will be available to help you (these services are included in the daily rate).
The apartments are fully furnished with bed and bath linen, as well as appliances and kitchen utensils. All apartments benefit from a daily cleaning service that includes the change of bed and bath linen after 3 nights, or when necessary. The daily cleaning service does not include cleaning the kitchen, washing the dishes or treating clothes. If the kitchen needs to be cleaned, this service will be charged for an additional cost of € 25.00 /day. We have an optional laundry service.
The apartments are equipped with all the amenities for a pleasant stay. Everything is strictly inventoried. Nothing may be removed from the apartment. Any missing or damaged items will be charged to the client at market price plus a fee of € 30.00/item to cover replacement costs.
The apartments have dozens of cable channels (varies depending on location). If your apartment has a box, you must tune the HDMI on the TV and then turn on the receiver and choose the desired channel. If your apartment does not have a box, just choose the channels using your own command.
In addition to traditional commerce, there are always supermarkets very close to the buildings. It is also possible to get a home delivery service by choosing from a menu from an endless list of restaurants. Optionally, you can also request purchases for your stay, even being possible to have all your purchases done when you arrive at the apartment!
Check-in & Check-out
Check-in is done from 14:00h, and Check-out must be until 12:00h. During the booking period, you can enter the apartment at any time. Arrivals before 14:00 (‘early check-in’), or departures after 12:00 (‘late checkout’), are possible subject to availability at an additional cost of 40% on the published daily rate for the apartment.
The building has several Wi-Fi hotspots. Access is free. The access code can be found at the entrance to the apartment.
On-street parking is normally paid for and is usually secure. However, we suggest the usual care in this type of situation. Please be advised that certain areas have parking meters and are for limited duration parking. Check the map for the nearest covered car parks
All our apartments are non-smoking. If you do not comply with the smoking ban, a €100.00 cleaning and odor removal fee will be charged.
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Within walking distance of the famous 28 tram
The tram 25 is right outside our door, connecting the well-known Campo de Ourique neighborhood with Lisbon’s downtown. Less than 5 minutes on foot, you reach Praça da Estrela, and the famous tram 28 stop. With another 10 minutes of walking, crossing the stunning Estrela garden, you reach Largo do Rato, the metro and the all buses to take you to any point in the city.
The Rato station (yellow line) is a 15-minute walk from your apartment. Just a few minutes ride will take you to any point in the city, in comfort and without the usual delays of traffic.
Going down the slope to Santos, 10-minute walk from your apartment, you can take the Cascais Line, a fast and reliable train service runs alongside the River Tagus towards the Atlantic Ocean and in minutes, you will be on your way out of the city to enjoy Cascais and its, beaches, again taking a comfortable journey without the hassle of coping with road traffic.
The flexibility at your disposal. At the door of your apartments, 3 buses pass (713, 773, 774). And from Largo do Rato, a 15-minute walk from the apartments, you have access to a variety of buses that serve the various areas of the city (706, 709, 720, 727, 738, 758, 774, 773, 202).
The far bank of the River Tagus
Cacilhas, Almada, Caparica. The Tagus River boat from the remodelled Cais do Sodré station will take you from the delights of the city and the river to the famous beaches of Costa da Caparica.
Hundreds of taxis in Lisbon for you
Flexibility, privacy and comfort. In less than a minute’s walk from the apartment building you will find a taxi ready to take you wherever you want to go. If you want to be picked up instead, just call the number below. A taxi from your apartment to the Lisbon airport will cost around € 7.00. Tel.: 218 119 000