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Hostel Galeria 13

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at Galeria 13 while in Salvador last week. The staff are so helpful and friendly and speak all languages, the service is brilliant, happy hour is 5.15-6.15pm (free caipirinhas all hour) which is amazing for socialising, only about 10 minute walk to get a boat to islands/other beaches. Breakfast is AMAZING (and free) and served... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had great time in the hostel twice, once before going to Chapada and other going to the beaches in the south. Always had great time with the best crew, lots of attention to know better the place, and couldn't forget the best breakfast ever!!! After one year travelling was the best choice to relax in a big town. Best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the blue bus from the airport. Comfortable but long ride. Late so caught cab from bus stop. Everything was easy at Galeria 13. All our questions were answered, and more. We were there for Big Tuesday so a bunch of us went out together following advice from the staff. They helped book tickets for rest of trip and gave... More 

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic hostel, by far my favourite in Brazil. Super friendly, really clean, breakfast I'll 12 - which is handy as the serve free cocktails every evening. We stayed there on a Tuesday night - which happens to be party night in the town centre, so danced the night away to Samba music. I would 100% recommend!

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Such a good hostel, location is perfect (old town), staff is super sweet, the breakfast - YUM (I mean they even have guacamole, and their juices...), cool areas to hang out and the pool is suuch a +. I stayed during the day ("day use") so I don't know about the rooms but if it's anything like the rest then... More 

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Riodeva, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Second to none customer service. Good breakfast and Caipirinhas in the evening. Perfect place to stay in Salvador to see the old town. Very helpful when working out onward travel plans. Thank you very much.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

lovely clean and spacious rooms, great staff ever helpful and knowledgable about the Town. Paulo the owner is a good host and makes you feel safe and welcome. Free Caiprinhias everyday which creates the perfect opportunity to meet other travellers each day especially helpful if you are traveling alone as unsurprisingly everyone gathers around the courtyard at this time! Thanks... More 

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Agen, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I was travelling in Brazil with two friends and we stayed here when we we in Salvador. It's got a really good location in the Pelourinho neighbourhood and is secure. The dorms are big and have air conditioning which is switched on at night (fans during the day) and all the staff are really friendly and helpful. I found it... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

i was traveling solo through brazil, and this was one of the best hostels! comfortable, very clean, breakfast was amazing (lots of fresh fruit, scrambled eggs at request, fresh bread etc) and a great pool to chill in. between 17:15 and 18:15 are free caipis, which was very welcome and a great way to socialize. salvador itself is a fabulous... More 

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Florianopolis, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Everyone is so nice at Galeria13! It's located in the heart of the old city center called Pelourinho and you can get to almost all the important places on food! The rooms are nice and air conditioned and the breakfast is awesome! Everyone is super friendly and you make friends so easily at the free Caipirinha happy hour everyday :)... More 

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In the heart of Pelourinho, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are the three houses that make up the Galeria 13 experience: one for social travellers, one for those seeking a quieter stay, and TripAdvisor’s top rated Bar Zulu in between them.This unique blend of moods, sights and flavours has rendered us the Best Hostel in Brazil award as voted by HostelWorld members, and a place in Lonely Planet’s finicky section Our Pick along with some flattering words from the traveller’s holy book.No wonder: by staying with us you get tons of freebies, including our obscenely big breakfast until midday, caipirinha happy hour, swimming pool, and more. ... more   less 

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Address: Rua da Ordem Terceira 23 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-260, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range: $16 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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