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Pousada Colonial

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Direita do Santo Antonio, 368 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Ranked #17 of 107 Hotels in Salvador
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Utterly charming little hotel in the historic Pelourinho district of Salvador. An easy walk to all the main attractions, lovingly decorated and well-restored old building with wooden floors and tasteful furniture. The staff were friendly and the included breakfast was OK - toast, juice, coffee, ham, cheese, an egg fried to order and a selection of pastries. Free wifi too.... More

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Xalapa, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Posada Colonial is a very charming small hotel in the "Pelourinho" the first neighborhood established in Salvador Bahia. The hotel was a colonial house turned into a colorful hotel. The room was nice and clean, and the bed quite comfortable. The three propale at the front desk we met were very efficient and friendly, always giving us a big smile... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The welcome in this guest house/pousada is second to none. The staff made sure we knew where everything was both in the accommodation and in Salvador itself. They recommended places to go and restaurants etc. This wasn't a normal check in of here's the key and get on with it! As we were at the end of our 3 week... More

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Paris, France
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117 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stayed 4 nights in a twin room with private bathroom Pros - The pousada is in an ancient colonial house. It is very lovely from the outside but also from the inside - Room/bathroom were clean and confortable - English and french speaking staff. They are all very friendly and helpful - Amazing breakfast : fresh juice, fresh cake,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here two nights during the World Cup, the place is beautiful, high ceilings, simple decorations, close to all you want to see in the historical part of town. We stayed in the ground floor room with a street view which lacks a bit of privacy but the very large windows are nice and much better than rooms with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We spent a night here during the World Cup. It is a beautiful guest house, it epitomises the old part of Salvador. The staff were very nice and gave us a free upgrade. The breakfast was very good too.

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Berkeley, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed in this place for one night ( of a three night nonrefundable) reservation during the World Cup. This is located in the old part of town. However, there is NO reason to stay in the old part of town. It's good for sight seeing but you can taxi in and out for a day trip without any problems.... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My son and I returned from a week in Salvador for the World Cup. Pousada Colonial was our home base for the week. The driver Colonial arranged promptly met us at the airport, and not only was friendly but gave us an enthusiastic guided tour into the city in a mix of Portuguese, Spanish, and some French. Our room on... More

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Diana S, Manager at Pousada Colonial, responded to this review

The Pousada Colonial Team is saying thank you so much fantastic review. Hope you and your son may come back in another time. Tito said that was a pleasure to take care of you lovely son. And we are proud to make our guests feel at home. This is our mission. Thank you so much for choosing the Pousada Colonial.... More

Seattle, Washington
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This place was perfect walking distance to the main part of old town. It wasn't directly in the center of it, which was fantastic because we could actually sleep if we wanted to. Easy walk to Pelourinho. The staff was also very helpful, spoke wonderful English and helped us out a lot. The breakfast was also great. Highly recommended if... More

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Diana S, Manager at Pousada Colonial, responded to this review

Hi, We are all say thank you so much for yuor review. And double thank you for your highly recommendation for people who wants to visit Salvador. Best regards from the Pousada Colonial Team More

Houston, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I stayed here with my husband for two nights during the world cup. The property is very cute, with an attractive exterior, hard wood floors throughout and simple, but nice decor. Our room was the double bed + twin right on the street, so there was some noise on Saturday night, but Sunday was fine. Travel size shampoo and conditioner... More

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Diana S, Manager at Pousada Colonial, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We try hard to keep this centenary building in the way it can continue speaking about our culture. Thank you so much for being our guest and we hope that we can have another opportunity to have you with us again. Best Regards, Pousada Colonial Team More

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Address: Rua Direita do Santo Antonio, 368 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Pousada Colonial 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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