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Hotel Catharina Paraguacu

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Joao Gomes, 128 | Rio Vermelho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40210, Brazil
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Ranked #31 of 106 Hotels in Salvador
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
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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Annapolis
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Bern, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I booked a apartment room. The room was on two floors, very dark (just a small window) and stale smelly. The badroom was very small. Far too small for this room class. We asked for another room after the first uncomfortable night. Of course only smaller rooms (lower class) were available. The new room was little more comfortable and had... More

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SaraSousa01, Proprietário at Hotel Catharina Paraguacu, responded to this review

We were surprised with this comment, so we would like to explain some facts: First about the room , this is one of our three duplex rooms, situated in the old restored house, because of that, we could not change the size of the windows, all the other rooms were build in a new structure, with large windows. About the... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Stayed here for 4 weeks - the staff is very friendly and courteous - the ladies who run the kitchen are great! The breakfast buffet is very good with a huge selection of cakes, pastries, fruits, juices etc. The location is good - enough bars/restaurants around the area for every possible budget. Security is very good - never felt unsafe.... More

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We stayed upstairs in the newer part, Rm 370 with a small ocean view -- quiet, adequate space well laid out, solid wi-fi. Captivated by the good taste of the restorations and the atmosphere of a quieter era. Very appetizing breakfast buffet strong on local cakes, one of them a little heavy for foreign stomachs but overall a fine cross-cultural... More

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Paris, France
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We stayed in 2 family rooms (split level room) which are spacious and confortable but had no windows. Despites windows it is still very noisy at night because of the night-club across the street. Difficult to get any sleep even on week days. The breakfast room is very charming and food is good with variety. The hotel staff is helpful... More

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london
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379 reviews 379 reviews
52 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

At first glance this is a lovely place. A bit if the old colonial about it. But a number of the rooms are a bit like a Holiday Inn. Depending on what you need this could be good of course. Staff are really helpful, and speak English, and security seems ok. They have a couple of quirky ways of doing... More

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Milan, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

We have been in this hotel for 3 days. The service is excellent, from the receptionist to the lady in the kitchen, everybody is very polite and smiling. They make you feel happy when you start a new day. It is an antique house restored in a very nice way, the atmosphere is perfect. Inside there are photos that show... More

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Address: Rua Joao Gomes, 128 | Rio Vermelho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40210, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Catharina Paraguacu 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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