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Hostel Porto Salvador

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Rua Barao de Itapua 60 | Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40140-060, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brasilia, DF
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108 reviews 108 reviews
23 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Well, I've booked a hotel room for four people and it had private bathroom. When we arrived, we discovered that it was a mix of hotel and hostel, and that the Hotel has some hostel roons in it. This makes a difference, because there's a lot of guests and a lot of interaction with people all around the world. It... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I stayed in the dorm room here for a couple of nights and I found this to be a nice place. The location close to the beach is excellent and the breakfast was probably the best I had in South America. Like most places the front was done up very nicely and once you got into the rooms a bit... More

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Broome, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

We stayed here for 5 days in a private room with private bathroom, the room was very big, i think we had a corner room. We also had a balcony and could see the ocean. The room itself was clean, just a few maintenance issues- chipped tiles, marks on the walls, and once we received smelly towels a couple of... More

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Mendoza, Argentina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

The entrance and common areas here have a more trendy or upscale feel than most other hostels I stayed in. The dorm was a typical dorm, but not bad in any way. This was also just a block from the beach, and across the street from the grocery store so the location was very convenient. The Pros: 1) Great (relatively-... More

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Zagreb, Croatia
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Regarding the hostel itself - the title says it all. I must say that the staff was very very helpful and this is what made my experience here a positive one. They did everything in their power to help with whatever we needed and they are all very proficient in English. The room was very basic, old but relatively clean... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Fantastic staff..reasonable breakfast..all good quality though..and served with fantastic friendliness...clean dorms/beds..shower room regularly and thoroughly cleaned..good advice..24hr desk..free internet + wifi..3 min walk to beautiful beach and 1 min to supermarket..security guard nights...for 30 reals.....superb...

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Beersheba, Israel
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

overall a good experience. great breakfast. clean rooms. and the staff help a lot in tips and directions.

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London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

This place was average. Great location. The private room was ok and did the job however you were overlooked by other windows so you would have to shut the curtains to get ready. Also the curtains were not big enough so they did not cover the whole window! Very annoying! The main problem was the staff- they were so rude... More

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Rio de Janeiro
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2011

I went to Salvador last week and in the search for a hostel, I kept one thing in my mind : Salvador's transportation system is awful, so I must be next to the most important places. So I begun to search for hostels in Barra. The area near the Pelourinho is quite dangerous at night and near Rio Vermelho (the... More

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Feira de Santana, BA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

It's the best option of hostel in Salvador. It's in a good location, near the beach, supermarket, restaurants and bus stops. The staff is very friendly. The rooms are large, safe and well ventilated. The beds are very good.

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Also Known As:
Hostel Porto Salvador Bahia, Brazil
Address: Rua Barao de Itapua 60 | Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40140-060, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 103 Specialty lodging in Salvador
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Porto Salvador 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
By far the best location! See for yourself why we are a top rated Hostel. Our rooms are newly renovated, clean and comfortable. We just added a new Game Room, Gym and Coin Laundry Machines. Offering a fantastic complimentary breakfast and free WiFi internet. Private suites and dorm rooms are available. ... more   less 
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