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La Villa Francaise

Rua Recife, 222 - Jardim Brasil | Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40140-330, Brazil
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Ranked #5 of 136 Salvador B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014
Daniel S Zurich, Switzerland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Very good located in a busy area but always felt safe. Our room was nice and the breakfast was excellent. The owners are French but only one of them spoke English and can help you find things to do. The kitchen is also nicely equipped. Overall a nice stay in a quite location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Arriving in this hostel, you will discover a nice place, good architecture, well decorated, beautifull colors of Bahia and very good rooms. Lovely french people are running this place, they also speak english and portugues. Great facilities and accomodations, good network too ! The price is very good. The place is calm so you can rest easily. I prefer this... More

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Willebroek, Belgium
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We spent a few day with Stéphanie and Nathalie (the very kind owners of the Villa Française) at the end of July 2013. The pousada is not located in the historical center of the city; it is however well located in a popular, but very nice and safe, neighborhood (called Barra) very close to the city beach. A lot of... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Uma pousada excelente que fica no bairro costeiro de Barra – é um lugar ideal se você quiser passar o tempo na praia (em Salvador mesmo ou na Costa dos Coqueiros) assim como se você quiser conhecer o centro da cidade. Stéphanie e Natalie são muito simpáticas, acolhedoras e multilíngues com um bom conhecimento de Salvador e da Bahia. Além... More

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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We spent 3 nights in this very French pousada in a great location in Salvador. Lots of nice restaurants and bars nearby. The place is very quiet though. The room was simple but had enough space for all our luggage and was very clean. The bathroom was really tiny... Breakfast was good. I think it's a good place for young... More

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Rutland, Vermont
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

We just returned from ten days in Brazil. Our trip started in Salvador, and we were pleased with our stay at La Villa Francaise. Stephanie is a wonderful host who speaks English well and is a wealth of information on the local area. Not only does she provide helpful tips on visiting Salvador, but she loves to share her insights... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

The quality and good value of this excellent, well located Pousada was highlighted when I tried to find another Pousada near by for some friends when La Villa Fancaise was full. Nothing in the area even came close! Rooms in La Villa Francaise are spotless, airy and bright; breakfast is very good and the location is excellent - (close to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Nathalie & Stephanie, French owners, will do everything to make your stay worth it. They are cheerful and welcoming. We stayed 3 nights and could count on their advice to know what to do in Salvador, and have directions. Rooms are simple but clean. The breakfast is excellent and the location in Barra is peaceful but also very convenient, close... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012 via mobile

Had a lovely stay in La Villa Francaise - can't say enough good things about the friendly and extremely helpful owners - highly recommended. Their French / English speaking ability proved very helpful to non Portuguese speakers!

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. Nathalie and Stephanie are such wonderful hosts, they will make your stay. The pousada is in the beach suburb, away from the old town and only a short bus ride away. The old town was a bit overwhelming so it was nice to get away from it. The pousada is in a safe area... More

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Address: Rua Recife, 222 - Jardim Brasil | Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40140-330, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
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La Villa Francaise will welcome you in a typical traditional Brazilian Guesthouse and is very convenient for the main Salvador touristic sites. La Villa Francaise is a family Guesthouse located in the heart of Barra’s area, one of the favorite places for Brazilian nightlife, a lively residential area, with bars, restaurants, and shopping Centers. La Villa Francaise is centrally sited between the beaches of Farol do Barra and Porto do Barra, downtown Salvador. (5 mins. walking). ... more   less 
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