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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Bad service, bad food, expensive, bad breakfast, old, durty, terrible for someone traveling on business, pretencious, disorganized. I did find a cockroach in the. Bathroom. Traumatic experience... I think that this kind hotel couldn't receive people on business.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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30 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We came for work, and it was winter, but there were still families there to enjoy the resort. The conference rooms were fine for discussions, with air conditioning moderating the temperature, but no Wi-Fi. They had plenty of water and coffee available. The breakfast was diverse and local, which we appreciated. As for the rooms, I definitely could have used... More 

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boca raton florida
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Although locared with an ocean view the beach outside the hotel is a public beach. The swimming pool was large with a comfortable temperature. The location to obtain towels closed apparently at 3::00 PM a crazy hour to close. I only recommend a room on the 5th floor to limit the noise from the swimming pool area. The room was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is a dump. I stay in hotels all over the world for my job. The rooms are absolutely filthy. Upon arrival to my outdated hotel room there was clearly a lack of basic cleanliness. I took pictures of hair on the floor, stains on the bed (who knows of what). Paint is peeling off the walls and molding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This hotel in Salvador is close to the airport, so, you won't stay too long in a car or transfer. It has it's own beach, as we say in Brazil, it's feet on the sand! The swimming pools are awesome and as you are there you can see the ocean. Almost all rooms are ocean faced, and wake up with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The hotel is in the acceptable limit between comfort and discomfort, requires a maintenance program be resumed urgently. I think for people who know hotels are not impressed just with pools and a good view of the sea. The staff are attentive and lovable and try to give guests the best the hotel has. The rooms are large and for... More 

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Lorena, Texas, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I was at this hotel for business and brought my family along. While there are some shortcomings to the hotel, there are so many wonderful things that make it worth coming back. The rooms are pretty sparse, however, there is a refrigerator and a place for a hammock on the balcony. The beds are rock hard. Those were the only... More 

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S0L_Express, Gerente geral at Gran Hotel Stella Maris Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your visit and for the comments regarding your stay at the Grand 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... More 

Hollywood, Florida
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87 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is probable rated good in Brazil, but if you have the habit of US hotels, don't get your expectations too high. The room was spacious enough, the beds were ok but hard (like all the hotels in Brazil). Some of the staff doesn't really speak English. The pool area is fun, and right by the beach (small beach,... More 

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S0L_Express, Gerente geral at Gran Hotel Stella Maris Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your visit and for taking time to write a review regarding your stay at the Gran Hotel Stella Maris. The philosophy behind Sol Express Network is to taking care about our guest providing a quality service, making them feel relaxed and comfortable. However, some particular situations make your expectations will not be met. In connection with our staff,... More 

Brasileia, AC
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78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Relatively speaking, this hotel is an average property for this part of the world. You will not be overwhelmed with fine styling and great infrastructure, but neither will you find the accommodations to be as lacking as some of the reviewers claim. Most travelers going to Salvador, Brazil will be well versed in what they can expect in this off-the-path,... More 

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S0L_Express, Gerente geral at Gran Hotel Stella Maris Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, 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... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The rooms are filthy, old, and depressing. The mattress was extremely hard, like sleeping on the floor, and the pillows are terrible. The shower was full of mold, and bits of black slime floated around my feet as I showered. I actually considered moving to another hotel even thought my room was paid for by my employer. The pool area... More 

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S0L_Express, Gerente geral at Gran Hotel Stella Maris Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, 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... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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: $69 - $145 (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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