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Pousada do Pilar

2.5 of 5 Rua Direita de Santo Antonio, 24, Salvador, State of Bahia 40301-280, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really loved this hotel, lovey character property. However, rooms at the front can be a little noisy very early in the morning. Cars start driving down this little road and sometimes tooting there horns as early as 4.30am. Also, we were right opposite the restaurant which the lady working there began setting up at 6am which could also be noisy,... More 

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Dresden, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The Pousada is in Pelourinho which is a very good location for seeing the historical sights. The room was very spacious and the owner was friendly although only speaking portuguese. The breakfast was not that great but for the price still ok.

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84 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

There were many things that we enjoyed and appreciated about our stay here but also a few that we didn't. The pousada is well located to access the historical centre, it is well decorated and we had upgraded to a sea view room which was beautiful. It had a large balcony where we sat in the evening to watch the... More 

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Spring, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is more along the lines of a guesthouse or bed and breakfast than a hotel. It is situated in the upper city of Salvador in the historic colonial district. I have never stayed at such an establishment; so, I do not have anything to compare against it. I did love the style of the home and decor of my... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I stayed there for 3 nights by myself but wished I was there with my loved one the whole time. It's a romantic place! This little guesthouse is slightly out of the way and yet within walking distance from the old town. It's on a quiet street and away from the hustle and bustle of the town center. However, within... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We enjoyed our 3 night stay very much. The location in the old town is perfect for exploring. We loved the colourful street view from our top floor room and didn't find it noisy at all. There is another lovely view from the breakfast room terrace at the back of the property. Also a big thank you to the owners... More 

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Haastrecht, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

I liked the place as it is perfectly located in the old town, but is is somewhat remote and not safe after dark. After my booking thet still managed to raise the price by 40 euro per night because of the soccer conferedations cup, but this was a triack as the place was >50% empty. For that reason I truly... More 

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Pousada_do_Pilar, Gerente at Pousada do Pilar, responded to this review

The reservation of this cliente was made through his agency! Before confirm, he knew the category of your room ( street view) and the amount they would pay. We have only 12 rooms ( 05 rooms street view and 07 bay view). We don't have rooms better or worst. All offer the same quality! The the bed linen is new... More 

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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

When the car dropped us off in a little street I was unsure of the location but when we travelled on the super "fast lift" to our room and opened the doors to the balcony we knew we had chosen the right place. And in the morning it just got better breakfast is taken outside on the balcony at the... More 

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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Location: We had no car, we either walked or used the bus. The pousada (little Hotel) is located Between 10 to 15 minutes from the Pelourinho, ups and downs, cobblestones, small or non existent side walks, not a big deal for health and young people, but it was a problem for my 71 years old mother with a weak knee.... More 

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Delden, The Netherlands
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16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

This Pousada is very nice. The staff is very friendly. The Pousada is located in the historic centre of Salvador. The neighbourhood requires an iron door that has to be locked all the time. We wanted to do some sightseeing of the historic centre, but that was a party going on. A local couple advised us not to merge in... More 

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Address: Rua Direita de Santo Antonio, 24, Salvador, State of Bahia 40301-280, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pousada do Pilar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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