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Open House Barra

Rua Bernardo Catarino 137, Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40130040, Brazil
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Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is amazing. The owners are very friendly and helpful. The paintings in the whole hostel are beautiful so are the rooms and the common area. I never had such a good breakfast in a hostel.yummy.The location is close to the beach the buses and the mall. I defenetly recommend it to everyone staying in barra.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Open House had a lovely, welcoming and homely vibe with one of the best included breakfast I have had in South America. Many fans in the room. Whenever we had a question or needed help, Alex was always helpful. Highly recommended!

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Thank Jessica S
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Alex was a wonderful host and took the time so sit with us and chat about what we wanted out of our stay to give us the best advice. We enquired about a samba class and his wife Jacquilene changed her schedule to fit us in - so nice! We even got a complimentary bottle of cachaça at the end... More 

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Thank Morsprice
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This place feels like home from the moment that you enter the door. Eclectic decor, samba music playing in the background, friendly smiles and freshly-made caipirinhas are just a few of the things that greet you immediately upon arrival. I stumbled upon Open House Barra on my first trip to Brazil as a solo, female traveler back in 2010. Within... More 

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Thank VeggieWorldTraveller
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

What a spectacular place. The rooms are quiet comfortable and the best part are the ownerAlexe, who made me feel like home. If you´re looking for cultural experience, this is your place to be in SSA. Ask to Alex for his marvelous kiwi caipirinha!

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Thank Javier O
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Booked the the hostel from the high praise of other reviewers, we are two friends and booked a private room. Initial welcome was great, and breakfast was good throughout. However the hosts weren't that friendly, with one not even speaking to us and ignoring us completely for our whole stay. The room was big but very basic and dusty with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here as highly recommended by Lonely Planet and also the values behind the operation were appealing. That is, supporting the local arts community. The place is definitely bright and colorful. Rooms, bed and facilities basic but adequate. Great location close to beaches of Barra and transport make it a good spot.

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Thank MF_NZ
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Nice Staff, good price accomadation, nice vibes , smells and sounds central location what more could you ask for. Has a humanistic connection to community and is a credit to Salvador and also does airport transfers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We chose this hostel attracted to its Barra location and it's bright appearance. It did not disappoint... Alex greeted us with fresh juice and made us feel right at home. The rooms are beautiful , decorated by the artist in residence who runs programs for disadvantaged youth here. The place is beautiful and so are the staff who seem like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Saw tripadvisor and the cute and fancy color house attracted me a lot, the real one was same as the review! Alex was very friendly and his wife who teaches Samba lesson class for free was really fun and great ! Breakfast was tasty and the location heading to beach was nice as well, loved to be there!

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