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Golden Tulip Rio Vermelho

Rua Monte Conselho, 505 | Rio Vermelho, Salvador, State of Bahia 41940-370, Brazil
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is really disappointing!! Really not a 4 star hotel AT ALL. Positive points: - Free breakfast, but quality was questionable and lacked fresh food - Nice view - Staff was nice Negative points: - Location is not very good – not walking distance to anywhere – you have to take a cab regardless - Restaurant food was limited... More 

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Boa tarde Srta Marcelinha KPY, Obrigada por nos avaliar através do portal TRIP ADVISOR. Sentimos muito em não havermos atingido... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely hotel for both business and / or a romantic stay. Luxurious rooms, roof top pool, beach side location and a walk away from some great night life. Only let down was the quality and choice of the food in the restaurant which was to to the same standard. Still a decent cocktail though!!

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Dear M. Jamie 166, Thanks for posting at TRIP ADVISOR your opinion about our hotel. We hope to host you another time here in Bahia. At your disposal, Claudia Simões More 

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216 reviews 216 reviews
16 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Arrived around 9pm. They gave me a bad room. Air conditioner wasn't working. There were no towels, body cream, soap. The mini bar was empty. Tried to go downstairs to eat at the bar and after waiting forever found out of many items. Asked for the housekeeper to fill in my minibar and she said only the next day.

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Bom dia Srta Henalele, Obrigada por nos avaliar no site da Trip Advisor, nos permitindo mais um contato. Analisamos suas... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

When I asked for a taxi the receptionist told me to find one outside-----none there! I asked again an due then ordered one. Another night the two taxis outside refused to take us to a restaurant nearby. The hotel needs to ban taxis that only want t ale customers on long trips. On the fRiday night the noise from the... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights in an extra large room on the 7th floor. This was right next to the construction site but this did not bother us. The noise is not that bad! However on Friday and Saturday night the noise from the beachside carpark party kept us awake! The windows/balcony doors really need double glazing to cut... More 

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Dear Mr Bearza76, Thanks for your comments at Trip Advisor. It ill be a pleasure to have you as our guest another time. At your disposal, Claudia GM More 

Salvador, Brazil
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212 reviews 212 reviews
78 hotel reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

As a spu-of-the-moment decision, we ended up having to stay at GT Rio Vermelho, but I had prepared myself mentally and emotionally to deal with issues, which as usual came! Location is really prime, even with the hill to climb on foot and despite the construction beside the hotel, which shouldn't block the view at all. Actually, the view is... More 

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152 reviews 152 reviews
19 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is an excellent hotel in a real Salvador hot spot. It's close enough to the restaurants and bars but secluded enough to be quiet and escape from the action. It's your typical 4-star hotel, however, it's most reasonably priced. Hec, the room service is cheaper than a lot cheaper than most of the local restaurants. The service of the... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I booked a standard room for three nights to the backside. Rio Vermelho is a nice and safe neighborhood and due to its nightlife my favorite spot in Salvador. The hotel is on a hill, during the day until 10 pm they give you free transfer up and down the hill if you want (ask at reception uphill or the... More 

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216 reviews 216 reviews
16 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Fair price and service. The hotel needs to be renewed. Old carpets, old rooms. The location is very good and the view is amazing. If you're not up to something fancy this might be a good option. Rooms are quite big and clean. Good beds and showers.

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Dear Mrs Henalele, Thanks for your review. We hope to host you again in Golden Tulip Rio Vermelho. At Your disposal, Claudia Simoes More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This hotel is located in a nice neighborhood, with a very nice swimming pool and a very good breakfast. To be better, they should have a transfer between the hotel and the main street. We had to walk and it is a long distance in a hill.

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