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Pousada Colonial

#23 of 108 Hotels in Salvador
Certificate of Excellence
3.0 of 5
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Rua Direita do Santo Antonio, 368 | Santo Antonio Alem Do Carmo/ Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Ranked #23 of 108 Hotels in Salvador
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days 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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want to experience Salvador like a local this Pousada is way to go. Dian and Sandro are absolutely the best host along with the staff. Great local restaurants nearby. Fantastic cost and value. Even though the pousada is a small one from the outside, inside it is more than large enough. Several really great restaurants within walking distance... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location very conviant as start to explore centro historico, proximity to all sights, pleasant stay, nice breakfast and common area...location look safe even till late hours walking return to pousada...Ask staff for recommended bars/restaurants to visit they will provide u good hints...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

a beautiful old colonial style hotel in the heart of the Pelourinho. Stayed 4 days and found the staff extremely plesant and helpful, arranging taxi service and booking schooner tour to the outer islands. Some english spoken so that helped. Room 4 was large and had a balcony ,and it aalso opened into the main sala tho......it faces the street... More 

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We stayed in this charming small inn for two nights. It is located at one end of the historical town. It is in an area that is still being gentrified which means that there are still some rundown old houses around. The hotel is in a beautiful building. But the room we stayed in has no window and is really... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful conversion of a colonial house. Rooms on the small side, one definitely needs to upgrade in order to get some decent space. Rooms oriented towards the main street are really noisy, especially when the bar in front is open. It is not that close to the Pelourinho, but if you fancy edgy and slippery cobblestone roads it is not... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Stayed here for one night on our way back from Boipeba to Rio. The pousada is well situated within walking distance to the historical area Pelourinho and the house looks very fine from the outside. We got room no. 6 with a balcony facing the backside - a terrible view to slum. There was only a cieling lamp and with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A very friendly place where staff is doing the best to help or give good options to discover this marvelous and charming city of Salvadorien.The very close location to heart of Pelourinho is a plus ! Décoration of the house with a perfect taste give the impression to be at a typically "baiano" home ! Définitely a place to stay... More 

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15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My friend and I stayed in the posada for a week and we really enjoyed.. The posada itself needs some small improvements (taps to be changed, maybe showers to be improved) but still you can have what u need... Staff is extremely helpful (big thanks to kelly and romolo).. Such a great help to organize taxis, tours, and suggest is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Very friendly, helpful staff... Delicious breakfast with a good Variety of Fruits and cakes. nice clean room in a very lovely restored House with Passion for detail. The posada is located just a 5 min Walk to center of the hostorical City center.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

This was our second stay at Pousada Colonial. We has a good first experience but we were bitterly disappointed this time. When arriving we realised the family room street side we got would be very noisy at night, but we were denied a change to a room on the first floor because it had not been prepared. It was only... More 

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

Hi Dane Family, First of all we thank you for choosing the Pousada Colonial for your second stay, and we are very grateful for this. I noteced that your comment was post in your first night, but you spend more nights with us, and on the second day, we changed your family for another apartament, and, looks like the second... More 

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