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Hostel Galeria 13

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed a few nights at this hotel, it is very nicely located and with a very friendly and helpful staff. We got lost on our way there and were wandering around in a non recommended area of Salvador, especially on a sunday, and completly randomly, we were rescued by the hostel boss who happened to have spot us there... More 

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights in this hostel. We are a couple and a 3 years old son. We stayed in the dog house in a private room. We got a great welcoming from all the employees. We arrived quite late and the owner came to help us. We got a lot of useful information from everyone. The place is great... More 

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Yogyokarta
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in this hostel just one night, but we were amazed by its atmosphere!!!! The owner really cares about his business! He is always around, very helpful and caring! Super nice staff and delicious food!!!! Don't miss the free caipirinha happy hour :-) They also run next door bar called Zulu bar where you definitely need to taste their... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights at Galeria 13 and enjoyed it a lot. The owner and staff are really nice and helpful. The amenities and rooms are great (we stayed at the dog house and had a nice private room) and we loved the famous Caipirinha hour (for 1 hour the Caipirinhas are on the house and you get to... More 

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Thank 1986fee
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice hostel, clean and safe, and the staff are really friendly and helpful. Apart from the delicious breakfast and free caipirinha hour they also organise walking tours for a good price and they can give you a lot of information about all sorts of other activities you can do in and around Salvador. The hostel has dormitories... More 

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State of Sao Paulo
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

it was my first time in salvador and i felt really comfortable and happy staying at galeria 13 the breakfast is great the staff helpful and really nice comfi rooms happy hour nice pool to chill and if u r hungry zulu is a great restaurant i had two delicious plates in one dinner after salvador i went to lencois... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Where do I start...great location, amazing breakfast, authentic and cheap walking tour offered twice a week, sometimes more often (there's also a list of activities happening around town at the reception), free caparinha hour, plunge pool, super friendly staff, has a great atmosphere but it wasn't too much of a party hostel (ie everyone tended to go out after caparinha... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Great Hostel with friendly staff, nice rooms and a tasty breakfast! 10/10 would do again. They organise tours for you and are generally helpful. The Caipirinhas are tasty and the free happ hour is amazing.

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Thank Jan K
1 review
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Great location (right in the heart of the old city), awesome staff and freeeeeee caiperinhias every night!!! I stayed much longer than I should have, but every one is so friendly and the parties are so crazy in Salvador and at the hostel that it's really really hard to leave...

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Thank Charles D
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

The location of this hostel was amazing and pretty much everything made this the best hostel I've stayed in! The breakfast was unlike any other, so many options -even for vegetarians and vegans! The pool was a nice addition and the free happy hour meant that you made new friends fast. The only annoying thing was that the security lockers... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of Pelourinho, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are the three houses that make up the Galeria 13 experience: one for social travellers, one for those seeking a quieter stay, and TripAdvisor’s top rated Bar Zulu in between them.This unique blend of moods, sights and flavours has rendered us the Best Hostel in Brazil award as voted by HostelWorld members, and a place in Lonely Planet’s finicky section Our Pick along with some flattering words from the traveller’s holy book.No wonder: by staying with us you get tons of freebies, including our obscenely big breakfast until midday, caipirinha happy hour, swimming pool, and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Galeria 13

Address: Rua da Ordem Terceira 23 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-260, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range: $24 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Private room”
 of 5 bubbles 1986fee, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The dog house is quieter, if you pick the room at the back it has a nice view, private rooms in both houses are great though.”
 of 5 bubbles Wonderlust597, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“1st floor dorm is above the kitchen & so can get a noisy early in the morning. The 2nd floor dorm is quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles charlesdS732AU, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the options are very fine.”
 of 5 bubbles joseraphaels, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you want a quiet stay, the owner owns another hostel just round the corner”
 of 5 bubbles sbunt45, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
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