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La Villa Francaise

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Villa Francaise is very clean and in a great neighborhood. Many good bars and restaurants are within walking distance. Stephanie, the owner, is very warm and welcoming. She made our stay so comfortable. Breakfast was tasty as well! The only downsides were related to wifi quality - it did not reach our room, so we had to go to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

This bed & breakfast was the first (and best) place that we stayed on our 2 week vacation in Brazil. The bed was very comfortable, the shower was excellent, the location was great (quiet, near a beach, easy to catch a bus to Pelherino), and the breakfast was delicious. The owner Stephanie was extremely helpful. She made sure that we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

The place was clean, located in a fun neighborhood (and safe) by the water. But more important Stephanie, the owner, and the staff made us feel welcome and helped at every turn. They helped find places to eat, suggested places to go and how to get there, overall they were great. It made Salvador a place to remember a place... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My 4 friends and I stayed at the Villa Francaise during carnaval in Salvador. The rooms were very clean and quiet, the breakfast buffet fresh and delicious, and the owners always friendly and helpful. We always felt comfortable and very safe. WiFi is included. The location was safe, a 7 minute walk from beaches, and close to the Barra Shopping... More 

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Province of Cordoba, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Very good location. It is just a few blocks to the beach and about 15 minutes to Pelourinho or to Itapoa beach by bus. Also there is many good restaurants and bars and a huge Shooping Center nearby Very friendly people. Cafe da manha is quite good. Nathalie and Stephanie are very lovely persons.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I took some time to write a comment, as I am new in Trip Advisor and I'm not used to make any comments but...La Villa Française is one of the best location I did in my whole life and, as sales manager, travelling a lot all over the world, I am in a good position to compare. The best are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Very good located in a busy area but always felt safe. Our room was nice and the breakfast was excellent. The owners are French but only one of them spoke English and can help you find things to do. The kitchen is also nicely equipped. Overall a nice stay in a quite location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

Arriving in this hostel, you will discover a nice place, good architecture, well decorated, beautifull colors of Bahia and very good rooms. Lovely french people are running this place, they also speak english and portugues. Great facilities and accomodations, good network too ! The price is very good. The place is calm so you can rest easily. I prefer this... More 

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Willebroek, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We spent a few day with Stéphanie and Nathalie (the very kind owners of the Villa Française) at the end of July 2013. The pousada is not located in the historical center of the city; it is however well located in a popular, but very nice and safe, neighborhood (called Barra) very close to the city beach. A lot of... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Uma pousada excelente que fica no bairro costeiro de Barra – é um lugar ideal se você quiser passar o tempo na praia (em Salvador mesmo ou na Costa dos Coqueiros) assim como se você quiser conhecer o centro da cidade. Stéphanie e Natalie são muito simpáticas, acolhedoras e multilíngues com um bom conhecimento de Salvador e da Bahia. Além... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Villa Francaise will welcome you in a typical traditional Brazilian Guesthouse and is very convenient for the main Salvador touristic sites. La Villa Francaise is a family Guesthouse located in the heart of Barra’s area, one of the favorite places for Brazilian nightlife, a lively residential area, with bars, restaurants, and shopping Centers. La Villa Francaise is centrally sited between the beaches of Farol do Barra and Porto do Barra, downtown Salvador. (5 mins. walking). ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Villa Francaise

Address: Rua Recife, 222 - Jardim Brasil | Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40140-330, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range: $44 - $48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Villa Francaise 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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La Villa Francaise Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
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