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Pousada Estrela do Mar

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

What a wonderful hotel. From beginning to end this hotel offered us a fantastic stay in Salvador. Sean who is an amazing intelligent and knowledgeable owner offered us nothing but detailed information about the local community, history, environment etc. He has a dream team of staff including Nubia and Daniel who were incredibly helpful and accommodating. Breakfasts are great and... More 

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Arezzo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was there for two nights at the very end of my trip. It is a charming Pousada in Barra, only a few steps from the lighthouse, the beach, restaurants and also walking distance from Barra shopping mall. Perfect location and good value for money! Rooms are basic, but clean and very comfortable, with a huge bathroom. Wifi and aircon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful relaxing pousada just one block from the two beaches of Barra. It is marked by the presence of Sean, the Irish-owner and exemplary host, good English-speaking staff and excellent friendly service with endless helpful suggestions on what to do and see and where to eat. Decent breakfast included with the rooms and all day coffee and tea available.... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We stayed two nights. Rooms were good, breakfast was very tasty and the staff is extremely helpful and friendly. Location in Barra is very convenient, close to the lighthouse, beach, restaurants, shopping mall and the city is easy rachable by taxi. I would stay here always again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

I stayed for 3 nights having just spent some time in the Amazon so it was a bit of a jolt at first since Salvador is very much a bustling city. This is definitely a B and B place rather than a hotel so don't expect the amenities of the latter. However the basic rooms are clean and quiet despite... More 

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Zaandam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

If you like the bed & breakfast feeling over hotels, then for sure you are gonna like this place. Although it won't give you the boutique luxury feel (since I was here 7 years ago, it's clear that a touch up renovation may be welcome) it has so much to offer for relatively little money that it with no doubt... More 

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Shanghai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Me and my group of 7 girlfriends thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this lovely Pousada. Great location, just steps away from the beach and the lighthouse, also from bars and restaurants. Rooms were spacious, clean and comfortable. The complimentary breakfast was delicious and we looked forward to it every morning - eggs cooked any style, fresh bread, jam, ham &... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

This small pousada is comfortable, clean and well located near the beach in Barra a few kms from the historic city. The staff are friendly and extremely helpful at all times. I would stay again if in Salvador.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

This pousada is located one block from the Barra lighthouse. It is a great location to enjoy one of the few places you can see the sun set over the Atlantic. People gather around the lighthouse near dusk and eat grilled cheese (a must try) the local fried cakes made from ground chick peas (acaraje) and have a guarana (soft... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

We have stayed at this pousada for 3 nights, and I can say that during the stay it grew on me. What I don't think is very well advertised or shown in the reviews is that this is pretty much hostel conditions, very very standard, only without the typical hostel clientele. When we got there we were a bit unimpressed,... More 

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SeanOFlynn, Owner at Pousada Estrela do Mar, responded to this review

Hi Irina, Thank you so much for all your feedback. Unfortunately we were unaware of your problems with the TV and internet until we read about them here. We subsequently checked the TV and it appears to be working perfectly and all 78 channels are accessible. I was so disappointed that you had problems with the internet as I am... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Barra, just a minute from the beach, this exquisite house has been transformed by loving owners into a comfortable, modern, pristine guesthouse for discerning travelers. Ideally located for Carnaval. Each of its 9 rooms has its own bathroom, refrigerator, TV and air-conditioning.Wi-fi internet available free in rooms and public areas. Our breakfasts are made with fresh natural ingredients and served between 8 and 12. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada Estrela do Mar

Address: Rua Afonso Celso 119 | Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40140-080, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range: $52 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pousada Estrela do Mar 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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Pousada Estrela Do Mar Hotel Salvador
Pousada Estrela Do Mar Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
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