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Hostel Pousada Pais Tropical

Largo do Pelourinho 7, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026280, Brazil
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Ranked #11 of 192 Specialty lodging in Salvador
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Ellesmere Port
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here during the World Cup. As a group we found the reviews (and photos) on here to be a bit misleading. This is not a horrendous place to stay but it is limited. The two rooms we occupied were both tired. The beds were acceptable but neither bathroom was as good as we expected them to be. One of... More

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Anna M, Właściciel at Hostel Pousada Pais Tropical, responded to this review

Thank you for your reviews, thanks to specific utterances we can respond to opinion and try to make changes in our hostel. if they opt state rooms which are called basic - that is, it will be a small very simple and often without windows. the price of the room during the whole year is low so please do not... More

Singapore
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights in late June. Pros: - Location Good location in the old town which can be easily explored by foot. We were catching a world cup match and the stadium could be reached by foot as well. So this is very convenient! - Staff The staff are nice and friendly. They seem... More

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Anna M, Owner at Hostel Pousada Pais Tropical, responded to this review

Thank you for such a comprehensive description. thanks to such opinions, we will endeavor to improve the functioning of our hostel. - Location - are laid in the old historic center of Salvador. Also at the center of musical events. if during large events are looking for peace we advise choose another hostel. we are too close to everything here... More

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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Let's just call the HPPT the HPT,,,that is the Hostel Pais Tropical. The hostel, dorm beds and some private rooms, is the union of two operations that had a common wall. Manager Felipe is working hard to upgrade the entire establishment...i.e. doors that allow better ventilation, A/C, paint where needed, etc. Yes, the shower door may leak and you might... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

The hostel is ideally located next to the museu da cidade & it is very secure but that is about as good as it gets. Our first room flooded, a problem they knew about but still put us in there. They did give us a different room though. The water pressure is non existent & so was any hot water.... More

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Anna M, Owner at Hostel Pousada Pais Tropical, responded to this review

Unfortunately, for a few months I was out of the hostel which affected significantly the deterioration of the standard of. after returning in May,we are trying to make sure everything functioned and the clenes is beter. I can only apologize if in fact it was so bad More

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Stayed here during Carnival 2014. The staff were EXCELLENT and so helpful - they took us out with them after their shifts and showed us the real Carnival. Great location - bit noisy during the day but easy enough to sleep at night. Had a great dorm room with a big double bed. Free wifi accessible in the main area... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Hostel is in a great location, centre of Pelourinho, this of course means it can be pretty noisy especially during carnival. Very helpful and caring staff. Breakfast was great. Beds were comfortable, however the dorm we stayed in was pretty cramped. Also it's hard to get any airflow in the rooms so the dorms were quite warm which made the... More

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Salvador, BA
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The hostel is located in the heart of Pelourinho, directly where Michael Jackson shot his videoclip for "They don't care abou us". The workers there were very helpful in any case. Due to arriving very early we had to wait, but could relax in the hammock!!! The rooms are ok, but we had a bunk bed, which was very unstable,... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We stayed 5 nights at Pais Tropical. Location is great. The pousada itself is simple but okay. The rooms and bathrooms could be cleaned better. Dorms face the square and private rooms are situated at the back of the pousada. Nice and helpfull staff! The breakfastroom has a great view on Pelourinho square.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Pausada Pais tropical couldn't be better located if you want to immerse yourself in the life of Salvador's centre, Pelourinho. I've stayed in a 4 bed dormitory room, with a great view at the square. The public area is really nice as well, with couple of couches, a hammock, atabaqui ready to be played any time and a computer with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Very nice poussada. Funny and colored decoration. Breakfast are awesome... I liked the location, not far from old monuments, church to visit...not far from taxi...nice place all around... I liked the staff too, very kind, I felt that there were always ready to serve you; especially Gosia who was really helpful.. Thanks for the basics of Capoera... One thing, there... More

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Address: Largo do Pelourinho 7, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026280, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
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In Colonial style located in the heart of Pelourinho, this hostal is in front of the Museu do Poeta Jorge Amado, right next to Grupo de Afoxe Filhos de Gandhi and the famous Olodum. In addition to the impressive view of Casaroes do Centro, you can reach the nearby beaches of Salvador in eight minutes by bus. ... more   less 
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