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Pousada Colonial

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São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo, Brazil
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Got here for just one night sleep with intention to get to know Salvador's historical center. It was my best decision. The hotel is very well located and allows anyone to get to know touristic attraction on foot. The hotel is very simple, beautiful and well maintained. A simple but very good breakfast. The room I took had no window.... More 

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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Lovely interior, helpful staff and good ish locale but severely let down by ability to control noise . Building has practically no windows (shutters primarily which do not in all cases cover window gaps) so any noise from street is audible throughout entire hotel at any time ie bar across street which plays live music in til 2300 then carries... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

The room was dirty and in a very bad condition. Is not a safe place to stay. Bad neighborhood. Is not safe to walk .. Is far from peluriño and places of interest. The place is fool of mosquitos.. i got the zika virus there. The prices for tours are very expensive if you compare with other hotels. The streets... More 

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Wroclaw, Poland
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Reviewed May 29, 2016

Stayed here during the carnival. It's on the parade street, so if during carnival be prepared that it will be close to action, and loud - but I considered it as a plus. Hotel offers some great views on the back, rooms are decent, not too clean, but on a plus. Staff is very helpfull, english speaking, can give advice... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed May 25, 2016

Fantastic place. Really good location close to the historic centre but far enough away to make it feel very Salvador. Great little bars and eating places all along the main street it is on. Would defiantly recommend it to anyone wanting to stay in Salvador.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed May 23, 2016

I look for three things in a place to stay -- location, cleanliness and value. This is located just up the road from the historical center -- which for me is great because it ensures quiet. It was clean. There was a terrace you could sit in if you liked. And for what I paid it was well worth it.... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2016

We stayed here at the beginning of our trip. They offer airport transfer for 100 reais. It was conveniently located near the pelourinho. Great wifi. The rooms were nice. AC was dicey at times but overall excellent stay. Breakfast was basic. The staff was very nice.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful old colonial building, in a great location in fantastic Salvador. 5 - 10 minutes to Pelourinho area (which is amazing!), with a couple if nice bars in between. We didn't feel any sense of threat even when walking back late - it's generally a fairly busy street even at night, and there's a very cool bar opposite. We had... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed November 21, 2015

Gorgeous 17th-century colonial building in the heart of the Old Town. Loved the character and charm of the place- even the room keys are vintage. Breakfast was included in the price of the room and definitely sufficient. Friendly staff and clean accommodations. We loved walking the old cobblestone streets at night and stopping in restaurants and bars to sample the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

We took a family trip to Salvador and 13 of us stayed at the Pousada Colonial. It was great as we were able to see all the different styles of rooms in the hotel, each with its own charm. The actual hotel was very big with lots of areas to relax in and explore. I would definitely recommend a room... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Pousada Colonial is located in the beautiful Historic Center of Salvador. Since 2003, the Pousada preserve has offered something unique to experience in Salvador. Removed from modern tourism, the classic style of Brasil is all around. In an old townhouse you can feel the charm and elegance of colonial times. All the while taking advantage of the conveniences of the modern world. Our customers are attracted by the unmatched style and the ease of being located next to Pelourinho, the heart of Salvador and near other cultural and tourist spots. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada Colonial

Address: Rua Direita de Santo Antonio 368 | Santo Antonio Alem Do Carmo/ Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40301-280, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range: $37 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pousada Colonial 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Apartment suits probably are better, quiter options.”
 of 5 bubbles FilipSvet, May 29, 2016 | Read review
“WiFi did not work in my room. You want a room with a hammock”
 of 5 bubbles kgs212, May 23, 2016 | Read review
“Top floor with ocean view rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles vipjetsetter, Feb 25, 2016 | Read review
“was in a room facing the street,great for people watching and hearing music. street noises may bother light sleepers I was not affected”
 of 5 bubbles prbass, Aug 26, 2015 | Read review
“The cost of the rooms are so great and economical it gives you the ability to stay in the highest price room. The master room on the top floor is a split level that is great for a family or two people who want their own room and own bed. All rooms are done up very tastefully in an old colonial style.”
 of 5 bubbles riofun, May 3, 2015 | Read review
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