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Open House Barra

Rua Bernardo Catarino 137, Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40130040, Brazil
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Ranked #10 of 137 Salvador B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can personally recommend this place. The rooms are clean, fair for the price. Its really close to a bus stop where you can catch a direct bus to or from the airport, there is a grocery store at the end of the street and the beach is really close too. But the biggest benefit is in the staff. They... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful hostel in the beach area Barra in Salvador. Lovely chilled out welcoming place that has a spacious ensuite room. Breakfast is wonderful - fresh fruit, juice, toast, frittata and coffee. Very friendly and helpful staff. I am looking forward to my return visit.

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

First of all, its a nice and colorful place to stay at with good breakfast and good people. Strangely, guests have to sign a contract before they check in and that should be made public and know to people when they are booking. The beds are average and not super comfortable and the linens are of poor quality. Strangely also,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

What's not good, We got free cocktails, free Samba (Axe) lessons, Free Capoeria shows, Free Jazz performances, daytrips to far away beaches. The place is amazingly colourful, and the breakfast is super tasty, and cooked by a dancing queen singing away in the kitchen.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We booked a room in Open House Barra after reading the reviews here on Tripadvisor. The House was a little bit difficult to find - we arrived in Barra by bus and then walked to the House. We actually walked past it at first - the sign is really small. Maybe it´s useful for security reasons - but just take... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We stayed in Open house last summer (august 2012), as soon as we walked through the door it felt like entering in a different world, eveything is art, colours, you can feel peace and joy just looking around. Alex and Jackie have been wonderfuo hosts giving us precious advices on the city and outside; as they are into music, dance... More

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

Awesome hostel in the barra neighborhood Pros - location : very close to the beach, and a perfect spot between pelourinho and rio Vermelho - Alex the owner is extremely nice and welcoming. He welcomes you with a drink, and will gladly strike up a conversation with you over a caipirinha, in addition to helping you with anything. - our... More

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Park City, Utah
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

The owner welcomed us with some drinks as we arrived tired from the airport. He was very friendly and the place was located in a safe neighborhood in Salvador (Barra). He really made us feel welcome. Good wi-fi, and he also helped us arrange a night to watch some Catumble, which was an interesting cultural experience.

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Munich, Germany
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

The moment we arrived we were welcomed with caipirinhas by the owner of the hostel and the staff. The hostel is colourful and open is not just a random name, but really the attitude of the hostel. Everyone was super friendly and welcoming. The owner told us about jam sessions, samba and capoeira courses which were offered for free in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

A truly unique hostel; every surface/wall/stair/ is painted in beautiful bright designs by Alex's wife who gave us samba lessons and welcomed us into the bosom of her home, also the hostel. Alex is full of energy, treating you like a friend rather than a customer, and gave us music lessons, advice, drinks and food. It was just like staying... More

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Address: Rua Bernardo Catarino 137, Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40130040, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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