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Pousada Casa Vila Bela

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua do Carmo, 64 | Santo Antônio, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Ranked #3 of 107 hotels in Salvador
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has amazing location, close to most central attraction, about 8 min walk, and we loved sitting out on our balconies in the hammock, watching the bay and all the life around us. Bonus points for the bar next door having excellent live music for a part of the evening (not too late at all)! The service is great... More

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36 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

We used the Pousada as our base in Brazil for the World Cup, so got to know the place and our hosts, Gerusa and Stefan very well. Our stay was really enjoyable during what was a very busy time. Great location in a quieter part of the old town, but an enjoyable walk to all the sites. Importantly only a... More

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Leipzig, Germany
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I stayed for one night only. I had a clean, spacious room with a balcony. WLAN did work, though not properly inside the room. Everything was very clean. The lobby is a very comfortable and well decorated area. They have a big terrace with ocean view, where I was served an amazing breakfast with home made marmalade and fresh scrambled... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We stayed for three nights in total in May. The room we had (Colonial) was fantastic. Great size and an amazing balcony overlooking the sea, perfect for watching the sunset. Bathroom is nice and clean and bed firm but comfortable. Breakfast was great, served practically all morning. Good location, a short walk away from the main parts of the old... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We came across this place while wandering Santo Antonio, after we had booked a hostel for three nights (to save money) and found it was not what we expected. Seeing the Trip Advisor sticker in their window, we rang the bell to inquire about rooms. The young woman working the reception did not speak English but we did manage to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

My wife, 7 year old daughter, and myself spent 5 days at this beautiful pousada in July 2013. We had the Gabriela room which quickly felt like home to us. The place was fantastic and reasonably priced for the area. We made all the arrangements online including transportation to and from the airport prior to arrival. the actual pousada itself... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Casa Villa Bahia is a simple clean pousada in Santa Antonia. The Pousada is situated in a lovely part of town with a nice view of the seaport. The pousada is very near the colourful streets of pelhinino. The Owner is pleasant and was helpful. Breakfast is ok, boring and limited. WIFI only limited to the main reception .our room... More

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stefio, Propriétaire at Pousada Casa Vila Bela, responded to this review

Dear guest, It seems that our place didn't meet all your expectations and we are sorry about that. I must confess that we have been surprised by your review because my wife gave you a full and personal assistance during 2 days (even regarding the health problem of your friend) and we had the feeling you were enjoying our place,... More

Dreieich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

The Hotel in the neighborhood of smaller restaurants and a cafe is nice renovated and has a beautiful view over the bay. It is conviently located close to the historical center. The owners, Gerusa and Stephane are charming hosts. The have all the tips for sightseengs and tours. Even if I had to see a clinc due to unclear health... More

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Munich, Germany
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10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I really don´t understand how this hotel has 200+ excellent reviews, they must be fake... OK, the house has some character and the location is in the old historical center with a view to the bay. That´s it. I cannot find any other reasons for you to stay in this hotel. Noisy, poor breakfast (selection and specially quality), bad shower... More

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stefio, Propriétaire at Pousada Casa Vila Bela, responded to this review

Dear guest, It seems our place didn't meet your expectations and we are really sorry about that, as the satisfaction of our guest is our main concern. However, this does not allow you to write that all the other reviews are fake ... Thanks to your review, we will give again a special attention to our breakfast which is, most... More

Frankfurt, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We enjoyed our stay in this "classical" pousada very much. Gerusa and Stephane - the host couple are very friendly and helpful with all kind of infos about the local area and the city of Salvador. No A/C but ceiling fans (we don't like A/Cs). WiFi doesn't really work inside the rooms, but downstairs, where you have also access to... More

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Address: Rua do Carmo, 64 | Santo Antônio, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
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Hotel Class:3 star — Pousada Casa Vila Bela 3*
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Casa Vila Bela is a charming bed and breakfast guesthouse, settled in a fully restored XIX century house in the Pelourinho, historical area of Salvador classified by Unesco World Cultural Heritage in 1985. Ideally located in Santo Antonio district, Casa Vila Bela guesthouse enjoys one of the most fantastic seaview scenery over "all the saints bay". ... more   less 
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