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Hostel Barra

Rua Doutor Artur Neiva, 4 | Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40140-210, Brazil
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Ranked #39 of 244 Specialty Lodging in Salvador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Balikpapan, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

I stayed at the Hostel Barra during the 2011 Carnival in Slavador. The place where the hostel is located is perfect to enjoy the carnival because it's just 100 meters to the place where all the bands (trio eletricos) and blocos play every night. The staff is very friendly and the owner of the Hostel (Nena) speaks fluent English and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

My friend and i stayed at this hostel for 3 nights. We stayed at the room (with 6 beds) that smelled of toilet and there was no air. There was a fan in the room but it did not help much (also it was very noisy). The beds were really old and it was very difficult to pull out the... More 

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