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Gran Hotel Stella Maris Resort

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The check process is very slow...they should have another desk with computers and staff for such a big hotel...with one desk for check-in and one for check-out. The first room they gave me had lots of black mold on shower walls...of course I complained and was transferred to another room. The internet has spotty coverage and every 2 days you...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed March 30, 2017

When we arrived on Saturday the hotel was full of guests from Bahia and nearby, I recommend arriving on Sunday if you want to have peace. Internet Wifi terrible. Bathroom towels with bad smell. No hot water in the bathroom before 6:00 am, I think they turn on the water heater later. Breakfast varied, tapioca and omelet made to order....

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Worcester, Massachusetts
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Sunrise from the ocean - what a beautiful way to wake in the morning. Almost all of the rooms have balconies overlooking the pool and the ocean. If the old adage "Location, location, location!" is true Gran Hotel Stella Maris is on the edge of Paradise. The hotel rooms are clean and spacious. Maintenance seems to be ongoing to keep...

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Goiania, GO
Reviewed February 14, 2017

We were so excited about this trip, some of our friends had told us about the resort, but a part of the nice beach and friendly receptionist, Fabiana. The hotel is lacking in cleaning staff, the yards mare neglected and all the amenities are obsolete... It is pitiful that bad management had.

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Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

This is the third hotel that I stay in Salvador and the worst experience. The internet doesn't work, the room wasn't so clean, there're no towels. Terrible service in general. I did a lot of complains and nothing worked.

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S0L_Express, Gerente de relações com clientes at Gran Hotel Stella Maris Resort, responded to this review

Dear Laureane, Thank you for your visit and for the comments regarding your stay at the Gran Hotel Stella Maris. Additionally thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your recent stay with us. The philosophy behind Sol Express Network is to receive our guests with a quality service, providing them with a stay that will meet...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed November 28, 2016

The building is average, nothing fancy, a little dated but very functional.The pool area was very nice. A good size pool with plenty of chases, chairs and tables. Bar service in the pool was a little slow. The room was a good size, shower worked very well and housekeeping was very good. Towels seem to be at a premium, but...

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Zlin, Czech Republic
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

I stayed there one week during my business trip in Salvador. Hotel is not perfect but good. I felt safe there. Large room, comfortable bed, worn furniture. Good meal. Slow internet connection. Nice swimming pool and beach. I was first time in Brazil and I was satisfied.

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Hotel well located with good structure. However, poor maintenance in the rooms - broken furniture, damaged walls and dirty environment. Friendly service and educated staff. Little varied breakfast and the staff can not keep it organized.

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed May 19, 2016

I stayed at this hotel on business and didn't have a great experience. I was sharing the room with a colleague and we both felt the room wasn't clean. There were spots on the floor and stains on the sheets. On our 2nd night there we found a "nest" of small roaches in our room. We went to the reception...

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S0L_Express, Gerente de relações com clientes at Gran Hotel Stella Maris Resort, responded to this review

Dear Cecilia, Thank you for your visit and for the comments regarding your stay at the Gran Hotel Stella Maris. Additionally thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your recent stay with us. The philosophy behind Sun Express Network is to receive our guests with a quality service, providing them with a stay that will meet...

Auburn, California
Reviewed March 16, 2016

It's not a 5*. Or perhaps it was but it is showing its age. Still, quite acceptable if you don't pay full price. Also, they have swimming pool group activities but the sound system is loud and distorted. Ask for a room on the other side if you want peace and quiet. On the plus side, it's right by the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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Cuisines: Brazilian, International, Mediterranean, South American
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gran Hotel Stella Maris Resort and Convention is the first 5 star hotel of the Sol Express Hoteis & Resort Chain. Located on the beachfront of Stella Maris, one of the best and most beautiful beaches of Salvador, is characterized as an urban resort. It is 29 km from downtown and the historic center (Pelourinho) and 7 km from Salvador International Airport.Our entertainment area has a semi-Olympic pool outdoor (for adults and children), availability for nautical sports in general, a sports court, a squash court, kids club, games room, services laundry, parking, taxi, convention center - composed of 20 rooms with capacity for 2,500 people simultaneously, one for 1,300 people, and business center with internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gran Hotel Stella Maris Resort

Address: Pca Stella Maris, 200, Salvador, State of Bahia 41600-500, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range: $66 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gran Hotel Stella Maris Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 334
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Gran Hotel Stella Maris Resort Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
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#12 On the Beach Hotel in Salvador
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“Best view faces east to the sun rising over the ocean.”
568lucindab, Feb 28, 2017 | Read review
“Corner suites are large and sunny and have a sea view”
Kedma, Feb 14, 2017 | Read review
“rooms facing the pool area gives you a view to the beach too.”
rosae658, Nov 28, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a front room away from the stage area and its bad sound system.”
chrisbE6702BV, Mar 16, 2016 | Read review
“Book another hotel”
loishain, Sep 27, 2015 | Read review
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