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Laranjeiras Youth Hostel

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Laranjeiras' Street, N 13, Pelourinho, Salvador / Bahia | In Front of Olodum Afro Percussion School, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Laranjeiras is well located in the colonial district of Salvador. The hostel staff was very professional, and the hostel has security practices in place such that you feel very safe during your stay (Pelourinho can be a dangerous area). Lobby wi-fi was solid, and there was a decent variety in couches and hammocks in which to sit and read. Breakfast... More 

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Veenendaal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel I found one of the best places of Salvador - and Salvador has great places. First te staff: I felt as more than a welcome guest. They were very helpfull; no tonly in giving information about the city, but also in explaning Portuguese to my eager learing ears. They were engaged and I could borrow their guitar every... More 

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HIlaranjeiras, Gerente at Laranjeiras Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Anna, Thank you very much for the comment. We will check cleaning of common kitchen with chambermaid and try to correct it. So sweet how you described your experience here with. We gonna keep working and improving what is necessary accordingly to guests needs. Kind regards from us! More 

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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

A really nice and clean hostel which also has a great location if you want to explore Pelourinho. The food and staff were lovely and we experienced the private rooms and shared dorms and both were really well kept and airy! They advertise laundry but don't really have that service there, we were directed to a near by laundrette instead.... More 

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Portugal
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263 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

we only stopped here for a few drinks but the staff were great,I got the impression it was really clean as the girl serving had her hair all tied up and covered by a net, and the toilets were clean drinks were cheap, was in a really great spot ( if you were staying), and great free wifi

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State of Sao Paulo
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Good value, very nice breakfast, clean, nice rooms. I've been there many times, first time in a shared room and more twice in private rooms. Both are very good. The location is fantastic, if you planning to stay around Pelourinho. The staff is very friendly and speak good English at the reception. Wi-fi is very good, but not in the... More 

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Rottweil, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Good located in Pelorinho. Breakfast also good. Friendly stuff. Could have been a bit more clean. Good to go with busses and to the ferry boat to morro de sao paulo. Liked our stay there. Can recommend it

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Salvador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I am really enjoying my stay at this hostel. Central location,staff is very kind,rooms are clean and food is fresh. Hostel is well protected by cameras and streets are policed. Very much recommended Thank you team Laranjeiras!

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HIlaranjeiras, Gerente at Laranjeiras Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, It really make us happy to hear from our guests they are enjoying the services and the city. We'll keep up improving our work and assisting travelers to experience good things in theier trip. Is very kind your comment. Regards from Laranjeiras Team More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Nice youth hostel. In the middle of the historical center of Salvador. Staff is nice, rooms were nice, breakfast is good, internet is working properly which is not the case of many hotels in Brasil. Would recommend it. It can be noisy because there is a music school next door.

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HIlaranjeiras, Gerente at Laranjeiras Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello there, Thanks for your comment. Olodum's percussion school is social project for vulnerable kids here in Pelourinho. During october month untill february they start drumming in the morning or afternoon time. We are so glad to know you enjoyed yor stay at Laranjeiras! Cheers from our staff, More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Im really feel at home , extremly nice friendly efficient people ,good location centrical in the heart of pelourinho ,i lived in SALVADOR over 8 months and by far the safest place in all the area. Will recomend this place to any woman who travels alone . Breakfast also good , variety ,tons of fruits but yes they need to... More 

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HIlaranjeiras, Gerente at Laranjeiras Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi there, It was lovely having you during those months here. Adorable guest you are and is very important for us to know you had a pleasant stay at Laranjeiras Hostel. Hope you return to Salvador and come back to Peloruinho. Warm regards from all staff of Laranjeiras Hostel! More 

Princeville, Hawaii
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74 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Stayed there for 2 nights during the World Cup for a game in Salvador. It was my only stay in a hostel in Brazil, as I was a bit afraid, but turned out to be better than most of the overpriced hotels I stayed in. Very friendly atmosphere, with helpful staff. Great central location, but with not very easy access.... More 

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HIlaranjeiras, Gerente at Laranjeiras Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We understand our breakfast should be improved even as youth hostel. We're keep tryin' something different in the week menu. Maintance departament is checking colective bathrooms' showers temperature, and we already changed some of them. Salvador has a new mayor and a good sustainable urban mobility plan. They are working on it. We really apreciate your... More 

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