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Grande Hotel Da Barra

3.5 of 5 Rua Forte Sao Diogo, 02 | Porto da Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40130001, Brazil
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The hotel is very well located just in front of Barra beach, which is one of the best in town. Rooms are big but a bit bare-bones, and my room had an unpleasant cigarette smell on the first days. Breakfast was average. The hotel provides towels for beach and pool goers, but they are not always available in sufficient numbers.... More 

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Ruda nad Moravou, Czech Republic
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I classify this hotel as a 3 star hotel, not 4 star. Even though the rooms are clean, spacious, good breakast choice and hotel provides everything what you need for short stay in Salvador for quite a good price. Location is really popular resting place for local residents, so it should be quite noisy for somebody.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stayed here during the World Cup in July. Positive - Great view of the beach from my room - Nice swimming pool - Reasonable buffet breakfast - English speaking front desk Negative - Construction work outside balcony caused a lot of noise - Extremely tired, old and smelly room - Sketchy wi-fi

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Hotel images online NOTHING like the hotel itself - old, run down, not very clean and staff were appalling apart from 1 or 2. They used every and any opportunity to add costs to tourists like us, gave us a difficult time over minor things and were extremely unpleasant. WOULD NOT RECOMMEND THIS HOTEL...don't do it! It is NOT a... More 

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Ivone G, Gerente at Grande Hotel Da Barra, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Joan, Thank you for your staying with us and for your comments. The Grande Hotel da Barra worried about your clientes, we want to give them more comfort, that's why we are constantely make renovations and modernize our instalations. There must have been some misunderstanding, we are sorry, but that's not our regular procedure. If you want to e-mail... More 

Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
27 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

At present construction work is going on outside and it is noisy. The hotel itself is only average.Rooms are spacious but furnished in basic 1950s style.The tv and wifi work fine. The swimming pool doesnt have any lounge chairs so if you want to soak up the sun go to the beach nearby. The restaurant food is ok but the... More 

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GHBARRA, Gerente at Grande Hotel Da Barra, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Russell, Thank you for your staying with us and also for your comments. Now the City Hall has finished the constructions in front of our hotel and became very nice our place. We hope having you again with us, that way you will can see all changes updated at Grande Hotel da Barra. Cordially, Ivone K Gorges Relationship... More 

Augsburg, Germany
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56 reviews 56 reviews
49 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Maybe this Hotel was a four-star hotel 20 years ago... Everything is very old and needs renovation. The Bed is a joke: just two matresses on top of each other and the sheet was too short for the matress, so the feet woukd lie on the pure matress... disgusting.. we sleept in a sleepbag in a "4-star hotel". Also, one... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Possibly the worst hotel I've ever had the misfortune to stay in. Expensive because of the World Cup. Indifferent staff. Poor rooms with little security. Lacklustre food. Don't be fooled by the pictures. But the absolute worst thing is the extremely loud construction works at the front of the hotel. Still ongoing work at 1.15am. Avoid this place like the... More 

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Constanta, Romania
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Quite a nice hotel, good restaurant and you can spend quality time at the pool. Also you can ask at reception to rent a car for a good price, but use a GPS. Even if hotel need some renovations, and some english training for all receptionists, is a good choice at a fair price.

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Cordoba, Argentina
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

The hotel is good, but it is located in front of a beach which is too crowded by noisy Brazilians (day and night). For that reason I didn´t stay in that beach and had to search for another one a little bit more quiet, like the one we found close to the Farol da Barra. Nearby the hotel you can... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The hotel is old but clean, the main problem is the location, I was there for 15 days and could not sleep for the entire duration, close to the beach where Brazilians do beach party's all nights whether its winter or summer and trough fireworks and bombs all night long making it impossible to sleep has the windows are paper... More 

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Address: Rua Forte Sao Diogo, 02 | Porto da Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40130001, Brazil
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Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grande Hotel Da Barra 3.5*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Grande Hotel Salvador
Grande Hotel Da Barra Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
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#21 Family Hotel in Salvador

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