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Vila Gale Salvador

Rua Morro Escravo Miguel, 320 | Ondina, Salvador, State of Bahia 41700000, Brazil
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Vila Gale Salvador
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Ranked #40 of 108 Hotels in Salvador
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You may be reading this review to decide if staying at Vila Galé is a good choice. Be sure: IT ISN'T. I had a reservation to spend the brazillian's valentines day with my girlfriend there. We have coosen the best (and most expensive) room available. With a bathtube, balcony, king size bed and ocean view. When we reached the hotel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a three and a half star...do not accept any room lioke 101 or 201 or 301 or 401 etc., etc. ..lousy lousy view and the main window needs to be steam washed from outside since it does not open. Checkin a breeze and whole staff porters,desk,laundry and dining room very sincere and hard working honest people. Jaltran of... More 

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5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Upon arrival, they couldn't locate our reservation and made no effort to communicate or apologize while we stood there for 30 minutes waiting. Seems they had to enter the booking manually, then they tried to charge more than we had reserved for. Finally got the keys to our room and realized they put us in rooms with double beds and... More 

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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The Good: Salvador is an amazing place with rich history, architecture and cuisine. The bar man, the concierge, the bellmen were all great people who were willing to go the extra mile to help us. In as much english as each person could they gave us directions, suggestions and were truly eager to ensure that we had a good time... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Check-in was a circus. The front desk folks couldn't find our reservation, then tried to charge us the wrong price and sent us to a street view room with twin beds when we had paid extra for ocean views and requested a queen bed. The two ladies who checked us in made absolutely no effort to communicate with us or... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I was at this hotel for one night in January 2015. Staying here was a nightmare, and it was by far the worst experience I've ever had at a hotel. I don't know where to start, but I'll try : 1. None of the staff knows English. This makes it harder than expected, especially at an upscale hotel like this... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, Gerente de relações com clientes at Vila Gale Salvador, responded to this review

Dear Mr aniruddhc, We would like to thank you for your comments about your stay at the Hotel Vila Galé Salvador, which we took notice. Once our main goal is to serve our clients, exceeding their expectations whenever possible, your comments are very important and help us to correct eventual weaknesses and to improve our services, which we pretend to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Amazing staff. Internet a little slow but usable. Great breakfast with a lot of choice. The rooms are old but in good condition. Right next to the ocean with plenty of taxis on the door so you can go anywhere.

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Situated right by the beach in the quieter area of town, I found this hotel to be excellent for My stay in Salvador. I had an ocean view room which was a great decision, as it really made the stay memorable. What a beautiful view to see everytime you walk in! The hotel itself is clean and more than adequate... More 

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86 reviews 86 reviews
34 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The hotel has the best location if you would spend the Carnival in Salvador! I stay at this hotel for more than 7 years in a row and they are able to handle the crowd very well. The hotel needs a lot of structural improvements, such as room maintenance, new equipments, restaurant options, etc... but, it is a very good... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, Gerente de relações com clientes at Vila Gale Salvador, responded to this review

Dear Mr(s) Joao129, We would like to thank you for your comments about your stay at the Hotel Vila Galé Salvador, which we took notice. Once our main goal is to serve our clients, exceeding their expectations whenever possible, your comments are very important and help us to correct eventual weaknesses and to improve our services, which we pretend to... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

terrible rooms, very very poor. A small and old reception. Food as at low budget school. It is an old structure which needed to be rebuilt. I think that they are going to do it as if they will keep this average level soon they will loose a lot of clients who remember as it was in the past. What... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, Gerente de relações com clientes at Vila Gale Salvador, responded to this review

Dear Mr(s) Naima, We would like to thank you for your comments about your stay at the Hotel Vila Galé Salvador, which we took notice. Once our main goal is to serve our clients, exceeding their expectations whenever possible, your comments are very important and help us to correct eventual weaknesses and to improve our services, which we pretend to... More 

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