£49 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Your enchanting home within the walls of Óbidos. 2BR. Sleeps 7 – Home 4942415 House

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 7 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Your enchanting home within the walls of Óbidos. 2BR. Sleeps 7 – Home 4942415

  • House
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 7
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner


Casa da Travessa is a lovely cottage located in the village centre, inside the castle walls. The house accommodated the local parish priest until late 90's.

With wonderful views to gardens and churches, Casa da Travessa has all the amenities, including bed linen, towels , shampoo and shower gel, and some drinks and food.

Stay among the locals and experience the spirit of this medieval village, one of the most enchanting and visited places in Portugal.


  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
    Beds in other rooms: 2 Sofa Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Interaction with guest

I love to help my guests giving tips for visiting Museums, restaurants, bares in Óbidos, as well as recommendations for resources.


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through HouseTrip using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: (£85.72) €100.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 2 weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

The guest that does the booking must be older than 18 years old.
No parties allowed.
No pets allowed.


About the owner

Gabriela M.

Tourist Licence

Average reply time:
3 hours 52 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
21 Nov 2019
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French, Portuguese


Map and how to get there


Guest reviews

13 reviews

Very Good

“Enchanting and Romantic”

Reviewed 29 Mar 2019

Enchanting and Romantic My husband and I stayed at Casa de Travessa for the month of March. It is a really charming, sweetly decorated home located on a cobble stone side street within the walls of &O… More

“Underbart litet hus i centrala Obidos”

Reviewed 23 Oct 2018

Ett litet hus i två våningar mitt i medeltidsstaden Obidos. Trots sitt centrala läge är utemiljön lugn och tyst nattetid. Nedre våning med vardagsrum, välutrustat… More

Owner's reply: Thank you very much for your comment, it is always a great joy for me to know that my guests felt happy and enjoyed to stay at my house. It was really a pleasure for me to have the opportunity to receive you. You are very welcome back again!

“Great place to stay”

Reviewed 20 May 2018

Great 2 bedroom house within the castle walls. Exactly as the photos show, no nasty surprises! Would recommend only taking small suitcase as the roads within the castle walls are cobbled and steep; … More

Owner's reply: Thank you so much for your great comment. It will be a pleasure for me to host you again!

“Perfect spot to see Obidos and the surrounding area.”

Reviewed 15 Dec 2017

This is a nice cottage in the center of Obidos, just a few doors down from the main tourist street, but not at all noisy or even many people walking by. I was a little worried since the price was so r… More

“Gabriela - la gentillesse incarnée - a une maison de charme (+ confort, fraicheur !)”

Reviewed 21 Jun 2017

Gabriela. aime accueillir et nous l'avons compris tout de suite. Elle s'est assurée que nous ne manquions de rien, nous a conseillés de belles visites. Sa jolie maison, tr&egra… More

Owner's reply: Je vous remerci très, très beaucoup Christian.

“The perfect place to stay in Portugal!”

Reviewed 7 Jun 2017

Nossa estada (minha e da minha esposa) na casa de Gabriela foi maravilhosa, pois além de ser muito bem equipada e decorada (ponto positivo para decoração e manutençã… More

Owner's reply: Muito grata pelas suas palavras tão gentis. É um prazer muito grande para mim receber os meus hóspedes, faço-o com muito carinho e alegria. Estarei aqui para vos receber de novo, serão sempre bem-vindos!

“Just perfect”

Reviewed 22 Jul 2016

This is a lovely house perfectly located in a lovely town. It is very comfortable with all the amenities we might need. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The only way to experience Obidos. The evenings,… More

“Absolutly recommendable”

Reviewed 15 May 2016

We had a absolutly wunderful stay in Gabriela's house. It is very cosy, everything needed is there, it is well located and Gabriela is the best host you can imagine. Seh is so friendly and helpfu… More

“A combinação perfeita para se sentir Óbidos”

Reviewed 30 Mar 2016

A vila de Óbidos é fantástica. Só o facto de avisitar já é por si só um acontecimento. Agora imaginem a experiência de viver dentro desta vila. E… More

Owner's reply: Muito obrigada por ter gostado tanto de Óbidos e também da sua estadia em minha casa. Aproveite os nossos eventos para agendar uma nova visita: Festival do Chocolate (31/3-25/4), Semana Internacional de Piano (18-29/7), o já tão famoso Mercado Medieval (14/7-7/8) e o nosso evento mais recente, Folio - Festival Literário (22/9-2/10). Bem haja!

“First stay with airbnb...LOVED it!!”

Reviewed 12 Jan 2016

OCT. 28 – NOV. 2 Casa da Travessa, Gabriela, Obidos, Portugal RETURN TO OBIDOS 10 YEARS LATER Ten years is a long time, but if the memory is lasting, then maybe it’s not so long. We wanted to return to Obidos and our only regret is that it took 10 years. Thanks to Airbnb we were able to stay in a property within the walls of the village. We had no interest in swimming pools and proximity to a beach. We wanted a “village” experience. Gabriela and her Cassa da Travessavillage provided a unique experience and will be as memorable as our first visit 10 years ago. This was our first venture with Airbnb and did not know totally what to expect. Gabriela made it easy. She was very responsive by e-mail contact and arranged to meet us outside the walls of the village. She lead us by car through the gates of this ancient walled village. We followed in our small rental car. Hint: Small car is essential for navigating the very narrow streets in the village, but at the same time a lot of fun and part of the experience. A parking space was provided near the house with appropriate parking authorization. Gabriela introduced the house to us and it was a total delight. The property is a charming two level small house that fits perfectly with the small street and neighboring houses. The front door opens directly to a pedestrian only small street with only the occasional sound of voices of a few tourists and neighbors walking by. The downstairs has an entrance foyer, a living room with sofas and TV. Guessing the sofas could be converted to sleeping accommodations, but not an issue since we were a couple. Behind the living room is fully functional kitchen, complete with full size refrigerator, microwave, oven, and top burner cooker. All crockery, plates, bowls, pots, pans, coffee maker, teapot, and utensils were available and more than adequate for cooking and dining in. A modern and exceptional supermarket is located a couple of miles outside the walls of the village and can easily provide all the staples you will want. Gabriela explained all the functions of the kitchen appliances, internet, door keys, laundry, etc. and answered all questions. Her command of English is excellent and we had no problems communicating. The upstairs consists of two bedrooms and full bath. One bedroom has two twin beds, the other bedroom has one twin bed. Both bedrooms overlook the street. The bedrooms were of ample size and provided more than enough room for our luggage and assorted belongings. The bath was a tub/shower and the bathroom was of good size with plenty of hot water. Our visit was at the end of October so heating/cooling was not an issue. A portable electric radiator was available for room heating if required. Our thinking is that these houses have substantial wall construction and along with the temperate climate of this part of Portugal, mechanical means of heating/cooling is not a big issue. The entire house was impeccably clean and pristine. It is obvious the house has been well maintained. Obidos is a lovely, walled village, and worthy of all your time being spent within the walls. We chose to make some day trips to nearby location, Santarem, Fatima, Alcobaca, Peniche, and Tomar. The Airbnb photos and descriptions were accurate and not misleading. For a “in the village” experience, the Cassa da Travessa is perfect. Obidos is an enchanting place and it’s a thrill to “live in the village” for a short while. We had no issues that required Gabriela’s assistance, although she resides just up the street and around the corner. Gabriela was a delight to meet and we wish her much success with Airbnb. She was our first encounter with Airbnb and we were extremely happy with the experience. It was a privilege and honor to be recipients of her hospitality and kindness. Doris and Don Virginia, USA

Review 1-10 of 13


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