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Hostel Pousada Pais Tropical

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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Pais Tropical is a laid back hostel that's located in the Pelourinho district. I spent 6 days in a private single (with 2 twin beds). The room looked like the pics online. There was almost no natural light in the room. So I would get up around 6-7 am and sleep in the hammock in the lobby because I like...

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed December 14, 2016

We stayed at Hostel pousada Paìs tropical for 3 nights in november 2016. Very nice place, colorful. The staff is nice and give you useful information. The position is perfect, right in the center of Pelorinho . The breakfast is quite good as well

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Osaka, Japan
Reviewed December 9, 2016

It is located in the heart of Pelourinho, in front of the plaza where Michel Jackson's video was shot, and has walking distance to the bus station, bars, restaurants, all touristic spots. the owner and the staffs are amazingly friendly, and rooms are simple but expansive. Personally, I loved the breakfast area since it was quiet, peaceful and colorful with...

Thank pennyonmars
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...

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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...

Thank Aniya O
Boston, Massachusetts
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...

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.

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...

1Thank Christine W
Silkeborg, Denmark
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 .

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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.

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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

Costa Mesa, California
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...

Thank AlejandraSanDiego
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
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: $12 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Pousada Pais Tropical 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Single rooms on lobby floor have no natural light”
 of 5 bubbles thomaswX2432XL, Feb 13, 2017 | Read review
“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
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