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Villa Bahia

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Largo do Cruzeiro de Sao Francisco, no 16/18 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Ranked #4 of 107 hotels in Salvador
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 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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London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
69 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Villa Bahia is certainly very well located in the historical center of Salvador, the old house is renovated with charm with spacious rooms nicely decorated with old furnitures. However the hotel is over rated and hence overpriced- it is far from being a luxury hotel, the common area (restaurant, lounge and swiming pool) are extremely small, and the breakfast is... More

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Toulouse, France
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59 reviews 59 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything is perfect. The hotel is located in a beautiful old building, the rooms are vast, beautifully furnished, and very bright thanks to large Windows. The staff is very helpful and welcoming, the bar is great, the restaurant super (as is breakfast). The hotel could hardly be located more centrally.

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San Francisco, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has to be one of the most memorable hotel stays I have ever had in my life (to date). From the friendly staff to the immaculate well-kep colonial style mansion. This is the place to stay in Salvador - Pelourinho. Each room is carefully decorated to reflect a particular period of Bahia's interesting history. I had the pleasure to... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

i stayed at the villa bahia during the FIFA world cup for a total of three seperate times in three seperate rooms. it was a wonderful experience. every room is different, every room is perfect in it´s own way. amazing service. and the highlight: the breakfast. highly recommended!! (only one little word of caution: one night, there was a really,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We spent 5 weeks in Brazil for the World Cup, staying in a wide range of accommodation, and this was definitely are favourite place! The location is perfect, in the centre of Pelourinho, and the rooms are gorgeous - comfy beds, great sheets and loads of individual touches. The staff are very helpful, always smiling, and breakfast is just incredible... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I visited Salvador with my son for the World Cup and we were both very pleased with our choice of hotel. It was clean and comfortable and we were so close to the center of the Pelourinho. The staff were very friendly and were happy to give good advice and guidance about where to go and what to do, this... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
26 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

After reading all the reviews on here, we had high expectations. Not only were they met, they were surpassed! The hotel itself is beautiful - lots of thought has gone into the decor and the little details. The location is also brilliant. We'd heard some bad things about the city (crime) but we felt really safe here, despite really being... More

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Berlin, Germany
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This place is a true gem. Beautiful decorated, spacious rooms. Friendly and extremely helpful staff. One of the best hotel-breakfasts in Brazil. A woderful restaurant and some of the best cocktails in town. Beautiful vistas from the roof-top. Only downfall: The pool isn't as inviting as on the pictures. Will definitely come back!

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Coimbra, Portugal
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This cozy little hotel is an oasis in brazilian hospitality industry. Very clean, very beautiful. The whole property is all about details, from the decoration, full of regional handicraft, to the service itself, everything was very good. Breakfast was delicious, and the restaurant was also very good. The location is also superb, close to the main attractions and points of... More

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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We read all the rules of the hotel upon arrival. We had invited another couple to come visit us for lunch during our stay here. Now when we wanted to take them up to show them how lucky we were to be renting this apartment in the center of the action of Carnaval, the Authoritarian of the hotel came over... More

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Villa B, Gerente at Villa Bahia, responded to this review

Dear Jeffery, Thank you for your comments and we are really glad that you felt lucky with the room that we booked for you when stayed at Villa Bahia. Unfortunately there are some thoughts that does not match with our goals, ideas that we work with. In order to ensure privacy and safety for our guests, visitors are welcome in... More

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Address: Largo do Cruzeiro de Sao Francisco, no 16/18 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Bahia 4*
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The Hotel Villa Bahia is set in the historical centre of the city of Salvador, only steps away from the city’s main attractions. Fully renovated, this hotel boasts unparalleled Brazilian charm, and reflects the most important moments of Portuguese explorers and Brazilian history in general. This establishment invites you to come experience the magic of Brazil in comfort and first-class accommodations. The rooms, each named after a specific Portuguese explorer, these spacious suites are dressed in an opulent décor which reflects the majesty of the culturally rich and historical country of Brazil. Opulent furnishings come together with spacious proportions and modern commodities to create the ideal place for rest and relaxation. ... more   less 
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