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Avenida Octavio Mangabeira 3587, Salvador, State of Bahia 41830-050 Brazil
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#100 of 155 in Salvador
Location
4.3
Cleanliness
3.6
Service
3.7
Value
3.7

Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travelers visiting Salvador, Hotel Alah Mar is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its budget friendly environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, Hotel Alah Mar makes it easy to enjoy the best of Salvador.

Guest rooms offer amenities such as air conditioning, a minibar, and a refrigerator, and guests can go online with free wifi offered by the hotel.

Hotel Alah Mar features a 24 hour front desk and newspaper, to help make your stay more enjoyable. The property also boasts a pool and an on-site restaurant. If you are driving to Hotel Alah Mar, free parking is available.

Nearby landmarks such as Centro Cultural Correios (0.9 mi) and Rio Branco Palace (2.7 mi) make Hotel Alah Mar a great place to stay when visiting Salvador.

When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Yakisoba Restaurante Oriental, Casa Oriental, and Yan Ping, which are some Chinese restaurants that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike.

Looking to explore? Then look no further than Sao Francisco Church and Convent (0.9 mi) and Igreja Nossa Senhora da Luz (1.2 mi), which are some popular Salvador attractions – all conveniently located within walking distance of the hotel.

Whether you’re traveling for business, pleasure or both, Hotel Alah Mar is sure to make your visit to Salvador one worth remembering.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Wifi
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Minibar
Refrigerator
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Ocean View

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Grade: 88 out of 100
122Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
5Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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Patrícia B wrote a review Jan 2017
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It is located in front of a beach, but the structure is just bad. It's old, needs to be cleaned more often and their breakfast is very poor. The beach in front is definetely not worth the stay in the hotel if a pretty view is what you're looking for. The bathroom sink and the toiled lid was broken, there was a weird smell in the room when we arrived and it didn't went away with ventilation, there was only two power sockets working and they were being used by the TV and mini-fridge, and the Wi-fi only worked at the reception :( At first, the receptionists seemed to be very polite and understanding, but after hearing that we wanted to take a Day Trip to Morro de São Paulo they started to persuade us to buy the trip with Cassi Turismo company, the receptionist called to our room and even nocked on our door to make sure that we would take his offer. We were naiive and decided to follow his advice, which ended up in one of the worse experiences that I ever had while travelling: it took us 5 hours to reach the island (it was supposed to be 2) and more 5 hours to be back. The boats were in terrible state and more than once I feared for my life. Morro de Sao Paulo is an amazing place, but there's probably dozen other ways to get there without all of the head ache.
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Date of stay: January 2017
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charley-marley wrote a review Jun 2015
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii1069 contributions89 helpful votes
*Update* I still loved everything in this review. However, four months after coming back from Brasil, I was charged almost $900 out of the blue from this hotel. Upon investigating with my credit card company, they see the charge was manually entered from the hotel. How and why this happened is anyone's guess. I am really hoping it was an honest mistake, as I really enjoyed everything else about this hotel. This is just a heads up and a reminder. My credit card company did straighten it out and I got the money back. For this snafu, I had to drop the rating from 4 to 3 stars. The hotel is right across the street from the beach. We got an ocean view room and it was amazing. The staff was great, everyone we spoke to was very accommodating and friendly. The breakfast was good, albeit the same everyday. A lot to choose from and food was fresh. The price was what made this a no brainier for me. World Cup prices were higher at most places, but non-game days here were surprisingly low. Game days shot up about 350%, so I actually ended up checking out for one day, walking next door, and staying at a different place for one night. When hearing this, the front staff were going to work with me about the price and let me stay there, but I had already booked the other hotel by then. Cons-- Wifi was slow, and not working some days. I noticed this was an issue all over the country. Internet is just slow in Brasil, overall. Claro (a cell phone carrier) is showing a commercial for their new 4G (didn't see it once while in the country, only 3G), touting it as being the "fastest in the world" The area of Jardim de Alah is not as popular or close to the city center as Rio Vermelho or Lapa, but it was fine for me, and just a bus ride away. This may be an issue for people who want to be more centrally located. Overall, I liked this place and people so much, I stayed here a second time when I came back to Salvador later in the tournament. I would stay here again. What small gripes I may have with the hotel (wifi), the people made the difference.
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Date of stay: July 2014Trip type: Traveled
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Nuno G wrote a review Dec 2011
Porto, Portugal48 contributions33 helpful votes
The hotel was terrible, exception made only to the location. Awfull rooms, bad hygiene, the fotos from the booking site were totally misleading. Please don't check in, unless you don't have any other option...
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Date of stay: December 2011
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Samuel A wrote a review Nov 2011
Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal283 contributions106 helpful votes
I admit, I was looking for something cheap. The 'Alah Mar' offered a good price and the reviews and ratings around placed it up top on my list. Well, either I'm too demanding or something went terribly wrong. Sure it's a three star hotel, but privacy was always an issue. The room doors were as thin as paper such that I was able to hear everything outside. The curtains in my room were small and, if you wanted to, could look in from the outside. The bathroom wasn't anything special, but served its purpose. Despite this, the air conditioning worked (as you would expect and hope in Brazil). The highlights are definitely related to morning breakfast where you would basically find everything you need. And, lastly, the staff were all very kind. Despite all this, it's location - just meteres from the ocean - is a plus. The view in the morning is always delighful.
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Date of stay: November 2011
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PRICE RANGE
$22 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
BrazilState of BahiaSalvador
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Alah Mar
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Alah Mar?
Nearby attractions include Jardim de Ala Beach (0.03 miles), Armacao Beach (0.7 miles), and Jazz Na Avenida (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Alah Mar?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Alah Mar?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Alah Mar?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Alah Mar?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Alah Mar?
Conveniently located restaurants include Coco Bambu Bahia, Restaurante Kimukeka, and Restaurante Yemanja.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Alah Mar?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool during their stay.
Does Hotel Alah Mar have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel Alah Mar offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Alah Mar?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Forte de Santo Antônio Alem do Carmo (4.7 miles) and Bahia Noite (4.8 miles).
Does Hotel Alah Mar have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.