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Hotel Catharina Paraguacu

3.0 of 5
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Rua Joao Gomes, 128 | Rio Vermelho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40210, Brazil
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London, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

This in an excellent place to stay - really. Everything works (including the WiFi), the location is great, the staff are friendly, the breakfast is good and its awesome value for money. It's a very charming building with history so it will definitely leave travellers with a good memory of the place.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

This 30-something-rooms property carries a lot of history. This is noticeable on the way the property was restored and redecorated back in the 80s: nice paintings and a monumental outdoor sculpture by Mario Cravo Jr., photographs by Pierre Verge, a myriad of tiles by Udo Knoff's students and the pottery from Maragogipe covering the walls and shelves at the breakfast... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This was the second time I stayed here during a conference - even though the hotel was far off the conference site, it was well worth the extra trip in the evening. The quarter is charming, very close to the sea, the hotel is cool, quiet, and the breakfast is simply excellent! The rooms are relatively small, but nicely furnished,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

My husband and I stayed in this lovely old hotel for 4 nights a couple of months ago in November. The room was small but very charming, and we loved the two-story aspect of it--kitchen, mini-bar, and living room downstairs..bathroom and bedroom upstairs. The breakfast buffet was more than adequate, and we loved the Portuguese tiles and colonial furnishings. Unfortunately,... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Staff - pleasant and efficient however not so knowlegable or helpful with things to do and advice on the neighborhood. Rooms - dated and basic. Airconditioning does not work properly as Is old and needs to be replaced. Facility - no pool or relaxation facilities but in a beautiful building. F&B - very basic but interestingn breakfast spread. Location -... More 

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This a very nice, calm hotel. We were lucky, had a room with sea view (there are only some). There is a beautiful yard with plants, etc. where you can read. a garden surounds the place. The breakfast is a miracle, so many choices! Very good time!

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The building the hotel is in itself is lovely. The location is not great, there are some restaurants and nightclubs, but it's far away from downtown Salvador and the nice beaches, maybe a 10 - 15 minute cab ride (well, it felt far away). Wifi was extremely spotty. I couldn't get it to work in the room except sometimes in... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stayed for three nights and really enjoyed it here (following two dull nights in Barra). Lovely hotel. Decorated in a very cool/interesting manner (check out the pictures). The staff were friendly and helpful. Our room was spacious and immaculately cleaned/serviced. And the breakfast was nice. All in all it had a very relaxed atmosphere - helped by our room... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I booked my stay here last September for a few nights during the World Cup. It was amazing to stay at. Right by the main square of Rio Vermelho, everything I needed was within a walk and it was a short cab ride to Barra for the Fan Fest and to the stadium for the matches. The staff didn't speak... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We arrived at 3 am to music and people down the street. Turn left or right to go to a town square for friendly locals and tourists out for fun, food, and conversation. The hotel is a bit rustic, but we chose it for its' character. Loved it. The staff was extremely helpful. Breakfast was good with enough variety for... More 

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