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Pousada Colonial

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Ottobrunn
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed with a family of four in their Master bedroom on top of the Pousada overlooking the harbor. I guess that's the best room they have and definitely worth the money. It ranges over two floors with one bedroom on each floor. Be aware that you have to carry your suitcases up two flights to get there ( we... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

From the minute we arrived until the day we left- the Managers at the Pousada Colonial made sure that we were comfortable and had everything that we needed to enjoy our stay there and to have an exciting experience in Salvador! The lobby, sittinig areas and rooms were clean, colorful and nicely decorated. Location was close enough to walk into... More 

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New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

We were really excited to stay here based upon some great reviews and the photos of the building on here. The taxi drive to the location made us nervous of our choice of hotel, and we made sure not to venture off the beaten track in this area. The hotel was clean and staff were friendly. One of the staff... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with my husband and young son. We had a nice big room that overlooked the harbor. We liked the location as its a scenic 10 minute walk from the main tourist square, with some good restaurants and bars in between. The staff was very nice and the manager and her assistant were super helpful with arranging travel... More 

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Reviewed 4 May 2015

If you want to experience Salvador like a local this Pousada is way to go. Dian and Sandro are absolutely the best host along with the staff. Great local restaurants nearby. Fantastic cost and value. Even though the pousada is a small one from the outside, inside it is more than large enough. Several really great restaurants within walking distance... More 

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Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Location very conviant as start to explore centro historico, proximity to all sights, pleasant stay, nice breakfast and common area...location look safe even till late hours walking return to pousada...Ask staff for recommended bars/restaurants to visit they will provide u good hints...

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Redway, California
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Reviewed 9 March 2015

a beautiful old colonial style hotel in the heart of the Pelourinho. Stayed 4 days and found the staff extremely plesant and helpful, arranging taxi service and booking schooner tour to the outer islands. Some english spoken so that helped. Room 4 was large and had a balcony ,and it aalso opened into the main sala tho......it faces the street... More 

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Reviewed 10 January 2015

We stayed in this charming small inn for two nights. It is located at one end of the historical town. It is in an area that is still being gentrified which means that there are still some rundown old houses around. The hotel is in a beautiful building. But the room we stayed in has no window and is really... More 

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Natal, RN
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Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

Beautiful conversion of a colonial house. Rooms on the small side, one definitely needs to upgrade in order to get some decent space. Rooms oriented towards the main street are really noisy, especially when the bar in front is open. It is not that close to the Pelourinho, but if you fancy edgy and slippery cobblestone roads it is not... More 

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Reviewed 12 December 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for one night on our way back from Boipeba to Rio. The pousada is well situated within walking distance to the historical area Pelourinho and the house looks very fine from the outside. We got room no. 6 with a balcony facing the backside - a terrible view to slum. There was only a cieling lamp and with... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Pousada Colonial is located in the beautiful Historic Center of Salvador. Since 2003, the Pousada preserve has offered something unique to experience in Salvador. Removed from modern tourism, the classic style of Brasil is all around. In an old townhouse you can feel the charm and elegance of colonial times. All the while taking advantage of the conveniences of the modern world. Our customers are attracted by the unmatched style and the ease of being located next to Pelourinho, the heart of Salvador and near other cultural and tourist spots. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada Colonial

Address: Rua Direita de Santo Antonio 368 | Santo Antonio Alem Do Carmo/ Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40301-280, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range: $53 - $364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pousada Colonial 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Apartment suits probably are better, quiter options.”
 of 5 bubbles FilipSvet, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“WiFi did not work in my room. You want a room with a hammock”
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“Top floor with ocean view rooms.”
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“was in a room facing the street,great for people watching and hearing music. street noises may bother light sleepers I was not affected”
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“The cost of the rooms are so great and economical it gives you the ability to stay in the highest price room. The master room on the top floor is a split level that is great for a family or two people who want their own room and own bed. All rooms are done up very tastefully in an old colonial style.”
 of 5 bubbles riofun, 3 May 2015 | Read review
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