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Hotel Sol Barra

3.0 of 5
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Av. Sete de Setembro, 3577 | Porto da Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40130000, Brazil (Formerly Praiamar Hotel)
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Ranked #62 of 108 Hotels in Salvador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sarajevo Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Well located to the Salvador city beach, real close to main attraction which is pier. Rooms are spacious, clean bathrooms, breakfast very good with lots of variety's. Swimming pool is available, with sunbeds free to use. WiFi available in lobby, but for rooms you need additional passwords and it needs to be bought for further use after initial password runs... More 

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Chania Town, Greece
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This hotel is closed to barra beach, its clear and save! The building is a little bit old like other building at salvador area...but the rooms is big and comfortable! You can stay...olso the breakfast is good for the money that you will be pay!

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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119 reviews 119 reviews
51 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This hotel is not as bad as some reviews would suggest. The rooms are very basic (why no lamps around the lightbulbs?)) but sufficient and the breakfast was excellent. We stayed here for 3 days but only received a one-day wifi card for one person, which was a bit strange. The neighborhood was like a huge building site at the... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The hotel is rated as a 4 stars hotel but I would rather rate it 2 stars or less!! mmm... From where do I start? White lighting everywhere and two elevators only that looks like a service elevator and most of the time only one is working. The breakfast restaurant is terrible. The corridors are not air conditioned and to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Very dirty , saw a roach im the bathroom , there was a hole in the wall, the roof was leaking water. Had to go up some old and unstable stairs to get to the bedroom inside the room. Checked out 4 days early because of all these and they wouldnt return some of the money, even after I told... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

It is a 3 star hotel in need of remodeling. It is not a dump but a few problems might get to you if you are on vacation. Rooms are of a good size but the safe was not working properly and the bathroom had a linkage and I changed room. The next one did not have the safe's door... More 

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Monterey, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Everything about this hotel is ok. The room was clean. The breakfast was plentiful (and included). The pool was big. The hotel is located in a safe area - near restaurants and a mall. It wasn't great but wasn't terrible.

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I want to start by telling you the positives about this hotel, which I might add are few. The room had a working air conditioner, and there was a bed. I believe they bought the mattress from the ninety-nine cent store, along with the toilet paper holder, the lamps, and the furniture. Ok, now the negatives. Upon arrival and walking... More 

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S0L_Express, Gerente geral at Hotel Sol Barra, responded to this review

We are pleased for you to share your comments with us. We ensure that they will be forwarded to our team, especially the sectors mentioned. The Sol Barra Hotel is undergoing a restructuring and your observations will serve to improve our services and facilities. Our fitness room is only equipped with basic appliances, to give support to customers who are... More 

Como, Italy
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012 via mobile

positive things: best position ever, located 1 minute on foot from the beach; from my window (9th floor) i can see the ocean, a wonderful view. rich breakfast. negative things: bed room service, you have to call several times to get something.bed elevator, always broken.very noisy, the bathroom door of the neighboars was communucating wirh our room and I let... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Expensive for what it offers. The rooms have no acoustic isolation, you can hear the people talking in the neighboor rooms as if they were right next to you and can ever listen them flushing the toilet. To make ot worst the blackout on the windows are not long enough and it is one of the most sunny cities in... More 

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