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Hotel Sol Barra

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Av. Sete de Setembro, 3577 | Porto da Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40130000, Brazil (Formerly Praiamar Hotel)
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Ranked #64 of 107 hotels in Salvador
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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86 reviews 86 reviews
41 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 via mobile

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
12 helpful votes 12 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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Leiden, The Netherlands
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9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012 via mobile

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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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

absolutely the worst hotel in which i have ever stayed. was here with a group, it became the joke of our trip. some floors had no electricity, some floors the key entry would not work, all rooms were seriously minimal and not really clean. The entire hotel is run down. And one of the front desk women was not at... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2011 via mobile

From the moment my boyfriend and I arrived I could see what our stay was going to entail. The building is literally falling apart! I think only one person who worked at the hotel could speak English,and even she couldn't communicate properly. The elevators were ancient and quite scary as well as unbearably slow - we on a few occassions... More

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Address: Av. Sete de Setembro, 3577 | Porto da Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40130000, Brazil (Formerly Praiamar Hotel)
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Sol Barra 3*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#25 On the Beach Hotel in Salvador
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Sol Barra is a 4 stars hotel, located in front of Porto da Barra beach, overlooking the waters of All Saints' Bay. The hotel is suitable for guests traveling for pleasure or business. It is just a few meters from Farol da Barra, 2.5km from downtown and 4km of the Pelourinho. It is also located at the beginnig of carnival circuit Barra-Ondina. The Sol Barra Hotel has standard apartments with split air conditioning, individual safe, minibar, cable TV and wireless internet (charged), besides there are a restaurant, space for kids, car rental and some shops at it's base. You may consult us to check our rates for presidential suite, master, executive and junior. ... more   less 
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