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Pestana Convento do Carmo

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua do Carmo, 1 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40301-330, Brazil
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Ranked #6 of 107 hotels in Salvador
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Calgary
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay in a loft suite at this converted monastery at the end of our World Cup trip. The location was right in the historical centre of Salvador. The room was spacious and comfortable and all the public spaces in the hotel, including the 2 courtyards, were lovely. The included breakfast was good, but we had been spoiled... More

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pestana, General Manager at Pestana Convento do Carmo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for staying with us at the Pestana Convento do Carmo Hotel, and for taking the time to send us your valuable comments. It´s always gratifying to receive positive feedback. We also would like to inform you that we have taken note of your comments about the breakfast. Certainty, your comments are very... More

Potomac, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this property precisely because it was a unique restoration and conversion. Having stayed at the Copacabana in Rio, we had already experienced a high end Brazilian hotel, but this was one of the highest rated hotels in Salvador, and the only one located in the charming historic district of Pelhourino. First, the front desk staff had to do... More

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pestana, General Manager at Pestana Convento do Carmo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for staying with us at the Pestana Convento do Carmo Hotel, and for taking the time to send us your valuable comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Your kind comments will be shared with all the staff members, including the front desk staff, whom I am certain will be... More

MILANO
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Conveniently located in the middle of Salvador historical city centre (the Pelourinho) this hotel ensures privacy and peacefulness among the quite cahotic and vibrant centre of Salvador de Bahia. Rooms are quite small, though, even if the sight over the historical patio is absolutely remarkable.

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pestana, General Manager at Pestana Convento do Carmo, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Serenella, Thank you very much for choosing the Pestana Convento do Carmo Hotel, and for sharing your feedback with us. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope that you will return and become a regular guest of ours. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Yours sincerely,... More

Balzan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in for a big surprise on reaching the hotel, since the façade is still the original together with the beautiful church attached to it. This old monastery is, most probably, the first building in the area. It has been tastefully converted to a 5* historic boutique hotel. The ante-room has a large statue of Our Lady of Carmel.... More

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pestana, General Manager at Pestana Convento do Carmo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing the Pestana Convento do Carmo Hotel and for your comments regarding your stay. We are sorry to learn about the inconveniences you experienced whilst staying with us. Your information regarding the breakfast service was worthy of our utmost attention, and the necessary actions are being taken in order to prevent similar situations from happening... More

New York City, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel used to be a convent; so the building has been beautifully renovated, it's very spacious, had amazing views and is very well situated within the historical city center. The staff was always very helpful and gave us great suggestions for our daily activities. The breakfast buffet was nice. There's a cute little pool within one of the central... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your visit, and for your helpful review. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, and appreciated your compliments regarding our property. We appreciate the recommendation! Thank you again for your preference, and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Pestana Convento do Carmo Hotel in the near future.... More

London
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This is a really wonderful hotel. Set in an old convent building with thick stone walls it is a cool and quiet retreat from the Pelourinho outside. It was fantastic to be able to return here for a swim or to bed after a fun day or night out exploring, eating and drinking in the nearby streets. Our room was... More

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pestana, General Manager at Pestana Convento do Carmo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your detailed review following your recent stay at the Pestana Convento do Carmo Hotel. Your comments are most appreciated. We always strive to provide a warm and welcoming experience to our guests, and we are happy that you enjoyed the hotels services and facilities. We would like to inform you that we have... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We are stating at Convento do Carmo in June. Did anyone use the hotel to arrange a car to pick you up at the airport ? I cannot find an email address for the concierge to arrange this so if anyone can help that would be great

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pestana, General Manager at Pestana Convento do Carmo, responded to this review

Dear Daniel, We would like to thank you for choosing the Pestana Convento do Carmo Hotel as your destination. We appreciate if you could contact our concierge department on the following e-mail address: fo.ccarmo@pestana.com, and inform about your flight. We look forward to welcoming you in June. Yours Sincerely, Vasco Pinheiro General Manager Pestana Convento do Carmo Hotel More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We have stayed at this hotel for only one night but we did like it very much! What a positive change after a horrible experience at an Iberostar Praia do Forte Hotel. At Pestana Convento do Carmo what we did like very much besides the beautiful hotel itself was the extremely friendly and professional service and behaviour of every single... More

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pestana, General Manager at Pestana Convento do Carmo, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Steffu, Firstly, we would like to thank you for choosing our hotel as your destination, and for taking the time to share your comments with us. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you again for your preference, and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Pestana Convento do Carmo... More

Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We loved staying in this converted convent hotel. Unfortunately we stayed here during Easter and the police were on strike so our day tour to the country was cancelled due to safety issues with car and driver thefts. Also the theatre and museums were closed. However, the historic area was wonderful to explore with many security guards and police patrolling... More

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pestana, General Manager at Pestana Convento do Carmo, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Krayner, Thank you for your visit, and for your helpful review. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us.Fortunately the strike didn ´t took off any shine from the trip. We hope to have the opportunity in the near future to welcome you back at our hotel,.Thank you again for having shared your experience with... More

Salt Lake City, Utah
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Stayed here for 3-nights in mid-March of 2014. First, great location in the heart of Pelourinho. Walking distance to all of the highlights, restaurants, exchange houses, markets, etc. Staff was wonderful and their English was very good. Breakfast Buffet was very good and the food off the menu during the day at pool was fine. Not amazing, but not bad.... More

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pestana, General Manager at Pestana Convento do Carmo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Firstly, we would like to thank you for choosing our hotel as your destination, and for taking the time to share your comments with us. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Regarding the exchange money, we are contacting the responsible company to make the exchange money at the hotel to offer our... More

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Address: Rua do Carmo, 1 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40301-330, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Pestana Convento do Carmo 4.5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Spa Hotel in Salvador #1 Business Hotel in Salvador #3 Family Hotel in Salvador #5 Luxury Hotel in Salvador #8 Romantic Hotel in Salvador
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