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Pousada Baluarte

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Ladeira do Baluarte 13 | Santo Antonio, Salvador, State of Bahia 40301-385, Brazil
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Ranked #17 of 136 Salvador B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beluarte is an attractive pousada in gorgeous Santo Antonio, a gem of preserved colonial gorgeousness about 2km north of Salvador city centre. It's tiny - just five bedrooms - and has a homely feel with touches of 19th century grandeur such as parquet flooring throughout. There's a good breakfast (lashings of fresh fruit, bread and homebakes) and it's quite and... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed here during the world cup and had a wonderful room. The rooms are cozy, but clean and the breakfast was plentiful and fresh. It is a short walk to the old city. I cannot comment on the pricing since we paid extra because of our timing, but it was still a reasonable option. Zelina is a wonderful host.... More

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Paris
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29 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Salvador accommodation can be surprisingly on the expensive side so we were happy to find a clean and comfortable pousada with a reasonable price. Located in the historical neighbourhood of Santo Antonio ( about a 15 minute stroll north of the Pelourinho), the house is beautifully restored and tastefully decorated. Our room was compact but just what we needed to... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

I highly recommend staying here if you are looking for a cozy, clean, quiet, and 'home-away-from-home' sort of place to rest your head. Zelina is the perfect host. After a chaotic day of traveling, I immediately felt at ease walking through the door of Pousada Baluarte. The night I arrived, she had soft music playing and candles lit, creating an... More

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London, England
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

This is my second stay in Pelhourinho & I'd heard about this Pousada from a good friend. I LOVED my stay here. The owners and staff were so gracious and the house itself is beautiful and spotless. I really did feel comfortable - I wish I could live in a house like this. It's in a great location, far enough... More

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Pousada Baluarte is a really nice place to stay while you're visiting Salvador. It is just outside of the city's main attractions in the Pelourinho area, but only a short (and safe!) walk away. The rooms are spotless, breakfast is great and the people very friendly. Also important: unlike a lot of other pousadas this one has a really nice... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Pousada Baluarte was adorable! We stayed two nights at this location. We booked a car service through the pousada which was very helpful. For a flat rate, we were brought to and from the Salvador airport at our convenience. The accommodations themselves were comfortable and cute. The rooms were small but cozy. It felt like we were staying at a... More

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salvador
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

This little oasis of tranquility is a fantastic place to wind down from a day in Pelerinho. I was here with my girlfriend and we felt right at home. The Pousada is actually set up like a normal house and Zelina the elegant owner, made sure we had all we needed. The rooms, the living area, the terras, the kitchen...they... More

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Chichen Itza, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

I stayed in this pousada 4 nights and was the best stay I had in Brazil! The pousada is very cozy and clean, the breakfast is served in a very beautiful patio and includes different exotic fruits everyday, fresh juice and daily made cake. The owner, Zelina, was very helpful but not intrusive, she gave us very good tips on... More

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Madrid, Spain
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

zelina, the owner is very nice and helpful. Breakfast was great, especially the bananas fritas!!Rooms clean and confortable. 20 min walking to reach pelourinho, but the walk is pleasant during the day.

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Address: Ladeira do Baluarte 13 | Santo Antonio, Salvador, State of Bahia 40301-385, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
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Hotel Class:3 star — Pousada Baluarte 3*
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