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A Casa das Portas Velhas

TravelocityUS$45*
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#17 of 111 Hotels in Salvador
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Vigo
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Very good small hotel with nice rooms and gorgeous breakfasts! We stayed there for three days, and everything was perfect. The location is OK, but the area is not safe (like so many areas in Salvador), so the free taxi transfer provided was very much appreciated.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2013

A Casa das Portas Velhas is a beautiful, colonial boutique hotel. It is a 3 minute walk from the great historic centre of Salvador, Pelourinho. Unfortunately, it is situated on a slightly dodgy street. All that means is that from 6pm onwards, we took taxis to and from the hotel. During the day, we walked without any problems. The hotel...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 19 November 2012 via mobile

Located in a historical place, the hotel is beaultiful and the service is the best... But.... Thanks to the terrible administration of the last city Mayor, its neighborhood is quite dangerous. Avoid weekends; over the week, the University close to the hotel gives a better atmosphere to the place.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2012

This hotel is stunning, the decor is lovely, the rooms are clean, luxurious and cozy and the communal areas are beautiful and make you want to spend time there. The service is also very good, staff are quick to do all they can to help you. It is very true that this is the only nice building on an otherwise...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 28 August 2012

The hotel is all about atmosphere. They've put so much thought into every detail. The breakfast is nice and so is the jacuzzi. The perfectly english speaking staff is tremendously friendly and helpful (they helped us w/ everything like Sightseeing, dining, transportation,etc). The location is not as bad as described in other reviews. Sure, you should not go out after...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2012

We enjoyed every minutes in this oasis! The hotel is just so calm, the interior design so well done and the colours so peaceful, a real gem in the dangerous and sad Salvador. We did enjoy Salvador for its past beauty but the new Salvador is unfortunately a sad reality that you need to see to understand also what Brazil...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 4 August 2012

I was disapointed when the taxi took me there. I thought the location was in Pelorinio, but the 2 blocks made a difference. It is located in Nazare area, which is unsafe and full of drug addicts, right infront of the hotel. You can not leave the hotel after dark. The next day we returned from out of town at...

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2Thank IritL
London
Reviewed 1 March 2012

I was disappointed when pulling up to the hotel, not for the appearance, but because of the area. The property next to the hotel looks derelict and because it was like 1am, there were drug addicts across the road. My friends and I we're greeted by a very confident security man and escorted in to the hotel. The clean room...

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LONDON
Reviewed 29 September 2010

Good points: Comfortable rooms Delicious breakfast Excellent service with friendly staff who take their time to help you. Wifi and internet room One return taxi ride offered to Pelourinho per day Good rate offered on hotels.com Bad points: In a really dodgy area full of thieves and vagrants. Do not try to walk there, get a taxi. Last free taxi...

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austin, texas
Reviewed 19 September 2010

Much of what others said is true...cute little hotel, quaint, nice service, but after seeing a bit of Salvador, I thought it would be better to stay in a neighborhood with access to buses. Breakfast was delicious, but there was no hot option (usually Brazilian bfasts include eggs, too) and it go kind of monotonous after a few days. Return...

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The Hotel offers 15 accommodations harmonized with elegant furnishings composed of relics and antiques from around the world. Decorated in colonial style, the rooms offer unique services and features air conditioning, ceiling fan, pillows and carpets allergy, WiFi free, Smart TV 32-inch with channels open, for signature and Netflix and digital safe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Casa das Portas Velhas

Address: Largo da Palma 6, Salvador, State of Bahia 40040-170, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range: $61 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — A Casa das Portas Velhas 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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