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27 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2016

This hostel was perfect for what we were looking for when searching for places to stay in Salvador. It's right in the center of the historic district of Pelourinho, making it a very convenient location for walking around. The breakfast was a great start to the day with fresh juice, bread, cheese, fruit and coffee and tea. The staff was... More 

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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 18, 2016

I stayed at Pais Tropical twice and had a wonderful time each visit. The location is perfect, right in the heart of Pelourinho. Staff is friendly and welcoming. As a single female traveler I felt safe and well looked after. The rooms are colourful and spacious. Water can be purchased in the hostel and there is a laundry service as... More 

Thank Aniya O
Boston, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Warning: Especially to female travelers, DO NOT SUPPORT Hostel Pousada Pais Tropical. I booked a 4 week stay at this establishment, paid in full, in advance. Bad move. After a mere two days staying at this hostel, the owner, made a sexual advance towards to, to which I firmly declined. Days later, he continued to harass me, to the point... More 

Thank kaylacody0
Pais T, Proprietário at Hostel Pousada Pais Tropical, responded to this review

It's not nice to accuse someone of sexual harassment just so you don't have to pay for accommodation. You could have asked to work in the hostel and we would have given you a free room. Your accusation is not acceptable. We are shocked about such treatment and will take legal action. More 

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20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Stayed here for a little over a week and thoroughly enjoyed my stay here! Travelling alone, I soon found I made friends easily, both with travellers within the hostel but also, with the owner of the hostel who was truly one of the nicest, most down to earth of individuals I had ever come across. All of the rest of... More 

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Silkeborg, Denmark
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2016

This hostel is at the best place in Pelourinho. You overlook the most beautyful square full of musik,,atmosphere, colors, life. Safe and cozy. Nice hosts, englishspeaking and very helpfull. Rooms are basic but clean and colorfull. Really good, fruity breakfast. Everything at a low , very fair price. We just loved it.

Thank Jes D
Pais T, Proprietário at Hostel Pousada Pais Tropical, responded to this review

Hi Jes Thank you so much , and i hope to see again thanks alot for everythinks bye have nice trip see you soon ! Felipe . More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Brilliant! Clean rooms, friendly staff, hot showers, great location (lots of tourist police about help you feel safer a night) The breakfast leaves it little to be desired but overall it's a fantastic place to stay, i would highly recommend.

Thank JMcDougall
Pais T, Recepcionista at Hostel Pousada Pais Tropical, responded to this review

We thank you for your stay! Thank you for evaluation. We are waiting for your return !! Camila Abreu More 

Costa Mesa, California
1 review
Reviewed July 4, 2016

When my taxi drove into the beautiful triangle shaped plaza and the driver pointed to the blue building overlooking It, my jaw dropped; the building and its surroundings are incredibly picturesque. The sunsets from the windowsills in the common areas are breathtaking. The staff was amazing. I was so appreciative of their communication. I would receive a response to an... More 

Thank AlejandraSanDiego
1 review
Reviewed April 14, 2016

In my opinion it's the best Hostel on Pelourinho. I felt like in my family home. Staff are very helpful, friendly and kind. Room clean, bathroom in the room was cleaned every single day. I traveled a lot around Brazil and never met such a good breakfast. All fresh and clean. I miss it! Like a hostel in this standard... More 

Thank Ilona G
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
Reviewed April 11, 2016

Perfect location, nice breakfast area and chilling zone. The staff is helpful and will keep your luggage if you go on a trek for a few days. They will also let us use a shower when you come back to pick up your stuff. The rooms are a bit small but clean and quiet.

Thank infinidad
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed April 6, 2016

I stayed 3 nights in this hostel, in a female dorm. I had the room just for myself for 2 nights, I guess it's low season now. In the room there was an air conditioning and a powerful fan, so never too hot in the room. It was really quiet at night. The bed is comfortable and the toilets are... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In Colonial style located in the heart of Pelourinho, this hostal is in front of the Museu do Poeta Jorge Amado, right next to Grupo de Afoxe Filhos de Gandhi and the famous Olodum. In addition to the impressive view of Casaroes do Centro, you can reach the nearby beaches of Salvador in eight minutes by bus. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Pousada Pais Tropical

Address: Largo do Pelourinho 7, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-280, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range: $13 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“The lobby has a graet view. Not the rooms. You can sit and relax at the windows in the lobby and overlook the hole square. Amazing.”
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 of 5 bubbles 955jesd, Aug 19, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are at the back of the hotel so their is less street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles JMcDougall, Aug 10, 2016 | Read review
“The wi-fi wasn't good in our room, if it's important for you- ask in the reception for the room with good network.”
 of 5 bubbles Kwazar, Apr 6, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the higher floors are a bit quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Elensaar, Nov 22, 2015 | Read review
“best location”
 of 5 bubbles weronikap669, Jun 22, 2015 | Read review
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