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Mar Brasil Hotel
Ranked #5 of 111 Hotels in Salvador
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Reviewed September 8, 2010

We had been quite careful of what we ate while we traveled but wanted to try palm hearts. I ended up in hospital from mishandled food in their restaurant...not what I expected. Thought you could probably trust a hotel...be careful
Otherwise Renata at the front desk was very helpful and gave us a tour of the compound (gated) including the free business center, pools etc. Most of the other staff didn't speak English but there always seemed to be at least one person on shift who did. The rooms are more like apartments with kitchens, eating areas, sofas as well as a separate bedroom and bath. We faced the ocean and overlooked the pools which was nice. The rooms are a bit older and showing signs of wear but were clean with comfortable beds.
If you are planning to tour around the city be prepared for long cab rides in crazy bumper to bumper traffic. It took at least an hour to get into town or back. Good thing is that the tours will pick you up and return you to the hotel and save you the expensive cab fair. Also, not an area for shopping, the two large malls are closer to the center.

  • Stayed: August 2010, traveled as a couple
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Luisa L, Gerente de relações públicas at Mar Brasil Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2016

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Reviewed November 3, 2009

My partner and I stayed at Mar Brasil for 10nights. It was supposed to be 9 but due to a flight change we needed to stay an extra night, They easily made these changes for us with no problems, even got to stay in the same room. The 5 star service of the staff was fantastic, they all really went above and beyond the call of duty. Out of all the hotels I stayed at in brasil, there we're the only one's who spoke english. Next time I'm back in Salvador I'd definitely be staying there again. Congratulations to the staff, and thanks for making our holiday wonderful.

Mel Shaw & Caue Santos

  • Stayed: October 2009, traveled as a couple
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marbrasilhotel, Gerente at Mar Brasil Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2015

Thank you so much, Mel!

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Reviewed June 7, 2009

We stayed for only two nights on our way from Brasil to the Netherlands, Europe. The staff is very helpfull, breakfast is wel taken care off, the room was good. Free internet is a plus.
The location next to the sea is nice. The connection by public transport to the center of Salvador is easy. The commemorable location is special because the hotel used to be originally the house of the famous Brasilian writer Vinicius de Moraes.
Further more it is located close to the international Airport of Salvador de Bahia. Specially for a stopover of some days it is recommendable!

  • Stayed: April 2009, traveled as a couple
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marbrasilhotel, Gerente at Mar Brasil Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2015

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Reviewed April 1, 2009

Excellent Hotel, if you want to stay in a secure and quite place, this is the place to go.
The staff are extremely friendly, the apartments are very clean with good conditions and the food (Bahia Cuisine) is very good. I will stay at the Mar Brasil Hotel again and again, and I recomend this Hotel to everyone.

  • Stayed: March 2009, traveled as a couple
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marbrasilhotel, Gerente at Mar Brasil Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2015

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Stayed: February 2018, traveled with friends
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  • Stayed: January 2018, traveled with family
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Stayed: January 2018, traveled with family
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Address: Rua Flamengo Loteamento Jd. Encantamento 44 | Farol de Itapuã, Salvador, State of Bahia 41635-480, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador > Itapua
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Salvador
#4 Luxury Hotel in Salvador
#5 Business Hotel in Salvador
#6 Romantic Hotel in Salvador
Price Range: $68 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mar Brasil Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 66
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Mar Brasil is a charming hotel located across from Farol de Itapua beach, right among the best beaches in the city and just 10 minutes away from the airport. It is attached to Vinicius de Moraes' House, the place where the poet lived in Bahia. It is the perfect combination between a heavenly place to rest and a strategically located place for business. ... more   less 
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Mar Brasil Hotel Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

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