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Hostel Galeria 13

Rua da Ordem Terceira, 23 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-260, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So the owner may come across as grumpy and intense but that's just because he's one of the most passionate owner you'll ever meet and spends all his energy making sure his guests are having the best experience. From his over the top breakfast that runs till noon to the free caparinia hour, impeccably clean rooms with quality linens, air... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good hostel, huge and generous breakfast, people very nice. Beds are absolutely clean. Location good, near a good ice cream shop! No doubts, if you have to choose an hostel, go there. Happy hour every day with caipirinha offered by the hostel (great thing!). And last but not least, people you'll meet here will make your day!!! Bref, allez-y,... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This great hostel is in the centre of the historic district so excellent for wandering round the cobbled streets. The rooms are spacious, comfy and clean. They are also are a good price for a dorm in the main hub of things. I stayed in both the 'Doghouse' which is separate to the main hostel and one of the dorms... More

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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Social hostel fuelled by daily free caipirinhas at 5.15. Lovely small pool in yard to cool off from heat of day. Dorm rooms cramped, but private rooms are great. Great breakfast with option of eggs and sausages in tomato.

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Goiania, GO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is very cute and full of little details that are very unique. If you want to stay very close to the historical center or meet people from all around the world, that's the place. There are also two dogs that complete the decoration of the place.

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Hostel for over a week after only planning to stay for a few days. Paulo, the owner, is pretty 'firm' and a no-nonsense guy which helps to keep things running smoothly. The hostel delivers a great (all you can eat) breakfast until noon, and the Capirinha Happy Hour delivers every evening. It is a pretty social... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I stayed in a double room with a friend for three nights. Pros: clean and comfortable, good location in Salvador; lovely little pool; free caipirinhas; a delicious breakfast (as good as in some of the guest houses I stayed in elsewhere in Brazil); very sociable; great resources about things to do and places to go. The owner, Paolo, can come... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This place is just what you need for a stay in Salvador...its located in the pretty streets near to the historic churches and squares of Salvador. We stayed in the Dog House which is separated from the hostel itself but just up the road so quite quiet. Room was large and great shower. Hostel has a cute little pool, garden... More

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Paris, France
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I stayed in this hostel for almost 4 weeks in total in January 2014. The place is great, its sociable (especially with free caipirinhas every night), great little lap pool, and it is in a great location. The owner keeps everything in check, I thought that was great as you do get a wide mix of people in a hostel.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Stayed in the hostel with my partner for 3 nights in February, and in many aspects it was one of the better hostel I ve stayed in South America. I would recommend it. Things that stands out positively: - Great, diverse and unlimited breakfast until midday ( haven't seen this anywhere so far) - Cleanness and high number of employees... More

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Hostel Galeria 13 Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Address: Rua da Ordem Terceira, 23 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-260, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #3 of 142 Specialty lodging in Salvador
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the heart of Pelourinho, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are the three houses that make up the Galeria 13 experience: one for social travellers, one for those seeking a quieter stay, and TripAdvisor’s top rated Bar Zulu in between them.This unique blend of moods, sights and flavours has rendered us the Best Hostel in Brazil award as voted by HostelWorld members, and a place in Lonely Planet’s finicky section Our Pick along with some flattering words from the traveller’s holy book.No wonder: by staying with us you get tons of freebies, including our obscenely big breakfast until midday, caipirinha happy hour, swimming pool, and more. ... more   less 
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