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Hostel Galeria 13

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Hostel with friendly staff, nice rooms and a tasty breakfast! 10/10 would do again. They organise tours for you and are generally helpful. The Caipirinhas are tasty and the free happ hour is amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location (right in the heart of the old city), awesome staff and freeeeeee caiperinhias every night!!! I stayed much longer than I should have, but every one is so friendly and the parties are so crazy in Salvador and at the hostel that it's really really hard to leave...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this hostel was amazing and pretty much everything made this the best hostel I've stayed in! The breakfast was unlike any other, so many options -even for vegetarians and vegans! The pool was a nice addition and the free happy hour meant that you made new friends fast. The only annoying thing was that the security lockers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My first day in south America. Great location in the old town of Salvador. Met some cool people always something to do in Salvador. Free caipirinhia. Great security. Amazing breakfast compared to other hostels. Staff are helpfull and friendly. Was a blast!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 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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Thank Remy S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

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 July 27, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 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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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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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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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Hostel Galeria 13

Address: Rua da Ordem Terceira 23 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-260, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range: $13 - $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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