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Hostel Galeria 13

Rua da Ordem Terceira, 23 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-260, Brazil
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Gurgaon, India
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83 reviews 83 reviews
48 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This is the best hostel in Salvador with an awesome experience. The owner is quite friendly and he promotes a culture which encourages people to interact with each other. During my stay, there was a free Caipirinha hour. Things like this ensure that people stay in the common area which helps them make new friends. The owner also has a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was the best hostel I stayed at while in South America. It is in a fantastic location in Pelourinho. The rooms are comfortable enough. While there were 10 beds in my dorm, the rooms were large enough not to feel too crowded. The breakfast is excellent and goes until midday. The happy hour with free caipirinhas was brilliant. It... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hostel is up there with one of my favorites I've traveled. The staff is quite friendly, especially the owner. I had the unfortunate incident the day prior to arriving with being pick pocketed in Lapa, Rio (be careful there). Although it wasn't anything serious, it was a huge inconvenience to my travels. My debit card + back up (accidentally... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place to meet other travellers though the hostel rooms are a bit too much with 10 people sharing one bathroom. I recommend a short stay but breakfast and the environment is excellent! Best walking tour from the hostel as well.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This cozy hostel, located in the mid of Pelourinho (historic centre of Salvador), offers a, excellent service and great atmosphere for your vacations. The rooms are clean (specially the private ones), has excellent common areas to share with other backpackers. Free Caipirinhas for the guests at 5 pm starts the parties every night, in the nice terrace besides a small... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the best hostel we stayed at in Brazil. The location is perfect, right in the heart of Pelourinho, the rooms are very basic but decent enough for a hostel, breakfast is great and there are free caipirinhas every night for an hour.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 friends and I stayed at Galeria 13 for a few nights and found it amazing. Staff were chilled and helpful, and the breakfast and free caipirinhas were awesome!! It is a cosy place in an awesome central location and none of us could recommend it more.

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at this hostel for 4 nights during the world cup. It's a great place to meet people, the hostel is super clean and the staff are very friendly and helpful. The location is great if u are looking to stay in the old city. In particular we appreciated breakfast til 12 each day and free... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this hostel and found it had everything you need. The staff are really helpful and take time to look after you and even do your bed sheets on a daily basis. The breakfast is really good and lots on offer. We went to Zulu twice and the food was not disappointing however we did go and there... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights at Hostel Galeria 13 during World Cup Swiss v. France match. The hostel is ideally located in the Pelourinho region (historic center of Salvador). All the historic sites in Salvador are right at your doorstep. The free caipirinha hour was awesome!! They converted the common room to a TV room to watch the games which was nice.... More

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Address: Rua da Ordem Terceira, 23 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-260, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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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