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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Nice pousada with friendly staff and cosy rooms. Breakfast is good! Central located in Barra, Salvador. Room was quite small but had everything we needed. Also shared rooms available. We recommend this place!

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Nantes, France
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We spend 2 nights in Ambar pousada. The pousada is well localize if you don't want to be in the agitation of Salvador city (close to the beach - Farol da Barra). The beds are good, the bathroom brand new. Good price for Salvador the only point it that the hosts are a bit cold.

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Reviewed 27 March 2015

The title says everything. Its right next to a street, but not in front of the beach. The room is okay, but its not a nice stay fore backpackers, because you dont have a kitchen and not a space to meet other people. Only the restaurant, which is not cosy to hang around.

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Ethiopia, Addis Ababa
Reviewed 10 November 2014

I stayed in Ambar Pousada for 3 nights. The staff are amazingly helpful and kind, from the reception/rooms to the cafe to the kitchen. Few staff have English which was great. Easy place to find coming from airport by bus as directions given were precise. Good breakfast fruit, breads cheese ham, local tasty food and cake. Rooms v clean and...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Stayed here for 6 days while in Salvador for the World Cup. Great location in the center of Barra. Amazing buffet breakfast with cakes, toast, cheese, ham, yogurt, tea/coffee/juice, fruits. The staff are very friendly & helpful. Roberto is awesome! Stayed in a four bed dorm + shared bathroom with three other friends. Fairly comfortable beds & adequate space within...

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Reviewed 6 July 2014

The best place to stay cheaply and close to the barra beach side. Nice staff, great breakfast, and cheap price if you stay at the doorms rooms. It's a few minutes walk to all places worth going to. Highly recommended!

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Some members of the staff could speak English and some couldnt but those that couldnt tried their best to offer their help. So overall service was ok and good. The best thing abt this b&b is the location, well located in a safe area near the Barra shopping mall. However of all the b&bs that we have stayed in, i...

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Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

Hello evryone, me and my friend been in another place also in salvador so when i camper the two places, ambar its muche cheaper, better terms an facilitis ( seems like just renovated), better location and great team of empoyes.. This is a real review, im really recomended to come and check for yourself. We stayed in 2 bedroom room.....

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Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

This is my feeling as I'm staying now (during the world cup) in Ambar pousada. The price is more than decant to the value I get. I guess that the place was renovated, cause everything look new. Our room (2 dorm beds) is very clean, the breakfast is excellent and the location is great (3 minutes by walking to the...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Good place for a one-night stay, of if you're into backpacking. Clean hostel with private rooms. The private rooms are small, but clean. A/C, wifi. Great location in Barra. No TV, walls thin (even in the private room), many mosquitoes INSIDE our room (at least 10 that we spent all night killing), the receptionist didn't call our taxi for the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Âmbar is a charming guest house with regional décor and colourful atmosphere, located just 50 metres from the popular Barra Beach. It offers a 24-hour front desk, excellent tropical breakfast and free Wi-Fi. The accommodation at Âmbar Pousada is simply furnished and provides a fan. Rooms have a private bathroom, and dormitories offer several shared ones. With a homely atmosphere, this guest house is 200 metres from Barra Lighthouse, and 6 km from Pelourinho historical district and Salvador city centre. Salvador Bus Station is 8 km away. ... more   less 

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Address: Rua Afonso Celso 485, Salvador, State of Bahia 40140-080, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range: $25 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ambar Pousada 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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 of 5 bubbles GerdE_13, 29 Jan 2013 | Read review
“I picked them up because they just kept sleeping in the same hostel, went out early and only when the sun had just returned. He took a bath and went to dinner, stroll in the evening. All rooms are equal. Simple but very comfortable and the hotel is very calm really. I relaxed, I forget the rush and stress of São Paulo. Nothing bothered my sleep these 10 day stay”
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