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Pousada Estrela do Mar

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Rua Afonso Celso, 119 | Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40140-080, Brazil
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Ranked #12 of 136 Salvador B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    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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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Warsaw, Poland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
46 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pousada is run by a very friendly Irish guy called Sean who takes care of the guests chatting to them at breakfast. Apart from him other staff members are also polite and helpful. The building itself is a large villa with spacious rooms and large bathrooms. At least the one we got was really big and had a small... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The Pousada is located right in the middle of 'Barra' on the southern coast of Salvador - a great location for exploring the city, and just metres from the famous lighthouse and an amazing beach. The rooms are clean, well-equipped, comfortable and quiet. Ours (on the ground floor towards the back), even had a private-fenced off patio area, ideal for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

La Pousada est vraiment super, beaucoup de charme. L'acceuil est très sympathique. Ils nous ont aidé à organiser des excursions. Service personnalisé car petite pousada. Le service est irréprochable et le petit déjeuner est un délice!!!! Nous recommendons sans hésiter cette pousada! Loved it! Enjoyed a lot my stay in the Pousada. The staff is really nice, they helped us... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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79 reviews 79 reviews
39 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

While the rooms were just okay (my kids complained that the towels were scratchy), I would highly recommend this place because of the service. Before we arrived, I emailed Sean, the owner, a million times about getting around to the islands - and he was super helpful in coordinating all of my travel. Once we got to Salvador, we hit... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

My partner and I stayed at Estrela do Mar at the beginning and end of a two week trip through Bahia state. We booked last minute, so we were in a standard room on the first floor for a few days, which was simple and spare, and then a superior room on the second floor for the last days, which... More

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Dominican Republic
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed in this pousada for three nights and loved it there! We felt welcome from the moment we walked in. Fast check in, a clear explanation in English about everything followed by a run through the room showing us how to use everything. The room was clean with a comfortable double bed and a twin bed... More

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Leicester, England
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

My wife and I stayed for three nights at Estrela Do Mar during the Confederations Cup. The location is fantastic - just a couple of minutes from the beach and the Barra Lighthouse with plenty of good restaurants and watering holes along the front. The pousada itself was wonderful. All staff extremely friendly and helpful. Breakfast - lots of it,... More

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Santiago, Chile
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

I came across the Estrela through the Lonely Planet reviews. The depiction fitted my expectatios. I was for the first time travelling to Salvador, and on my own. That was back in 2007. Because of my connecting flights, I arrived in Salvador at midnight. I had organized for Estrela to have a taxi pick me up, but by schedule I... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

We stayed 10 nights March 2013. Very clean comfortable accommodation in walking distance to beach, many restaurants and bars. Breakfast served daily and included fresh fruit and bread with plenty of choice and unlimited tea and coffee. Whilst rooms are simply furnished the bed was extremely comfortable with soft pillows and cotton sheets which where changed daily. The housekeepers where... More

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Faro, Portugal
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20 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

I had a disturbing experience at Pousada Estrela do Mar. It was the last night of my trip in Bahia therefore I was totally tuned to the (fantastic) local way of living and doing things. Besides I am a native speaker of Portuguese so there was no language issues. The Pousada is superbly located in Barra one of the seaside... More

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PousadaEstrelaDoMar, Owner at Pousada Estrela do Mar, responded to this review

I would like to thank this reviewer for all the nice things he said about the Pousada. I was very disappointed to get a bad review regarding customer services. This is the first time somebody has complained on here about a member of my staff. The receptionist in question was suffering from a severe allergy that night hence the sunglasses... More

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Address: Rua Afonso Celso, 119 | Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40140-080, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Pousada Estrela do Mar 3*
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