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Villa Bahia

#6 of 111 Hotels in Salvador
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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed April 7, 2017

This is a beautiful hotel wth extremely friendly and helpful staff. The room was clean and had everything we needed. The breakfast was amazing with tropical fruits, breads, coffee, tea, jams and so many other items. We had dinner in the restaurant on our last night - it was delicious. The location is great - walking distance to many sights....

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Villa B, Gerente at Villa Bahia, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We're very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We'd love to welcome you back again one day. Warm regards, Villa Bahia

Sacramento, California
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Second stay in Salvador within a two week period. Booked Villa Bahia on the recommendation of a local guide. The staff was superb, the recommending an excellent restaurant for dinner and taking care to insure that as a single traveler I did not accidentally wander into areas which they consider unsafe. The breakfast is excellent - a full spread brought...

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Villa B, Gerente at Villa Bahia, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for taking time to share your feedback with all the TripAdvisor community! That's a great comment! All of us feel very grateful...we just tried to make you get a really personal feel staying in our hotel … Thank you also for complementing our restaurant and our staff. We are pleased we were able to...

Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed March 20, 2017

A wonderful place to stay! The location could not be better. The desk staff speaks English which is so helpful and they are so nice!!!! For breakfast the buffet comes to each table. So plentiful and good. The rooms were large with AC although the beds were very very soft. Don't miss the roof terrace especially at sunset! I definitely...

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Villa B, Gerente geral at Villa Bahia, responded to this review

Thank you for this description, by hoping to see again you soon!

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

After a relaxing week in Jericoacoara beach we headed to Salvador, right in the middle of everything, in the Pelourinho area, so we weren't expecting a quiet hotel, where one could take an afternoon nap to wait out the sweltering midday heat. Based on the pics online, Vila Bahia looked beautiful, but as an experienced traveler, I know you only...

1Thank Ivna D
Rhode-Saint-Genese, Belgium
Reviewed January 24, 2017

We went to this restaurant on our first day in Salvador (we were staying at another hotel). The food was delightful, prepared most delicately, light but satisfying. The wines were well chosen and the service was attentive and well-paced. The dining room is absolutely charming. Many of the guests were French!

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Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

We weren't sure what to expect staying right in the heart of the Pelourinho but this hotel exceeded all expectations! The hotel, rooms and hallways are filled with furniture, art and details that make you feel like you are in a museum. The windows and shades completely obscure the sound and hustle and bustle of the square below with its...

1Thank Brian H
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Hotel located into classical houses in the historic center of Salvador de Bahia. Full of charm. Top quality service very personalized. Excellent breakfast served by a lady who brings happiness into your breakfast. The rooms are more than nice. If some customers complain about the fact that the place is "old fashioned" my answer is: these people do not know...

1Thank JCLAnna
Key Biscayne, Florida
Reviewed October 28, 2016

Very nice place right in The Main square. Rooms are clean and The service is great.....I suggest to eat at The hotel restaurant very high standard where you can taste The real Palmito ....even breakfast is really good. You step out and you are in The soul of Pelourinho

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Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Bang next to the church. It's the best location with the buzz of the city and yet slightly private. The staff was extremely cooperative. Rooms, clean and spacious. We stayed in the Madagascar room and had a great view.

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Island of Malta, Malta
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Thank god we were in this hotel since it is right on the center. The moment we deviated and went slightly further from hotel you feel unsafe at times. Hotel also boasts of an excellent restaurant. This is the hotel to book if visiting Salvador!

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Villa Bahia
Villa Bahia
Cuisines: French, Brazilian, Seafood, International
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Villa Bahia is set in the historical centre of the city of Salvador, only steps away from the city’s main attractions. Fully renovated, this hotel boasts unparalleled Brazilian charm, and reflects the most important moments of Portuguese explorers and Brazilian history in general. This establishment invites you to come experience the magic of Brazil in comfort and first-class accommodations. The rooms, each named after a specific Portuguese explorer, these spacious suites are dressed in an opulent décor which reflects the majesty of the culturally rich and historical country of Brazil. Opulent furnishings come together with spacious proportions and modern commodities to create the ideal place for rest and relaxation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Bahia

Address: Largo do Cruzeiro de Sao Francisco, no 16/18 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range: $184 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Bahia 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Villa Bahia Hotel Salvador
Bahia Hotel Salvador
Villa Bahia Salvador, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Salvador
#6 Family Hotel in Salvador
#6 Luxury Hotel in Salvador
#9 Green Hotel in Salvador
#14 Business Hotel in Salvador
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“we loved madagascar and macau - both spacious and light but if you want a square view (with church) then only madagascar.”
SueFilby, Aug 24, 2016 | Read review
“higher floor”
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“Make sure you see photos of the rooms, not all the same.”
SunnyRock, Apr 20, 2016 | Read review
“As stated in the full review, you need to think if the hotel could be noisy in peak season”
379MikeW379, Apr 14, 2016 | Read review
“get a room with high ceiling near the top.”
RichardChurch, Mar 5, 2016 | Read review
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