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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

This is a very basic place to stay but it is cheap and in a good location in Pelourinho. The staff were friendly and you were able to arrange a transfer from the airport which made life much easier. The breakfast is basic but it has what you need, with fruit, bread, cake and coffee. I have stayed in this... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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40 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

The hotel itself has a very good location - few steps from the main attarctions of Pelourinho. The rooms are very basic and so is the whole hotel. A little overated and pricey. The hosts (owners) were actually not that friendly and not too helpful. We stayed there for one night, and do not necessarily wish to return.

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Madrid, Spain
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Truly it has excellent communication and airy rooms. Nothing more. The staff is rude ( just read the answers ) , dirty rooms, the rooms are neglected and horrible breakfast (cakes and fruit ). Cheap is synonymous with neglect in this hostel

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 August 2015

I actually stayed here for 2 weeks back in 2011, not 2015, but the site won't let me post the actual dates. Anyway! I loved staying here! If you're on vacation and want to experience Brazilian culture at its best then this is where you want to stay. It's located in Pelourinho and is right where the Tuesday night parties... More 

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Brisbane
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180 reviews
63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Pros - good value for such a great location - right in the heart of the tourist streets of the Pelo - beautiful building with spacious rooms with high ceilings - great terrace area... perfect for sunsets - they take credit cards - most of the staff are super helpful (and the problem we had with one staff member was... More 

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Paris, France
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 February 2015

I really enjoyed my stay at the hostel. It's very well located, I loved the view from the room and the breakfast was very nice. What I liked most is the terrace where you can relax and admire the view. I recommend the hostel for sure.

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1 Thank Ju L
Bordeaux, France
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

We spent 3 nights in August 2014. We had a nice room with view on the bay as requested. The staff is very nice, helpful and friendly. I highly recommend this place and I would go back there for sure. We used their recommendations to visit Salvador and the pick up to the airport which is less expensive than going... More 

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1 Thank spooooocky
Rome, Italy
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58 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2013

We arrived at this hostel in the night after calling from the airport to know if they had free rooms. When we reach it they told that they would accomodate us in one of the worse quarters of the hostel (the only free at that moment), but the day after they would change our room at the same price because... More 

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2 Thank Darx80
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56 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2013

very rude staff. i think he was a french expat , working in reception. we tried to be helpful to tell him that the address in hostelworld was inorrect. instead of letting us know that he know about the problem, he sprayed us with a volly of insults and defence. not the type of person who should work in a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2013

We had a great experience at this hostel. The location was excellent and the staff were so helpful with suggestions for meals, entertainment and transit directions to the beach. The breakfast was good and our room was comfortable.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Hostel Solar Dos Romanos

Address: Rua das Portas do Carmo 14, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-290, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range: $35 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Solar Dos Romanos 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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