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Banska Stiavnica, Slovakia
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2013

we stayed in this pousada only one night, and we were sorry that we didn't stay longer in Salvador. the house and the rooms are very pleasant and clean. location of posada was very quiet and safe, close to Peleurinho, the central square in Salvador. we really enjoyed breakfast on the terrace. Zelina (the owner) was very helpful. they also... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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42 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2012

This Pousada was great. It is based in a private house about 10/15 minutes walk from the Pelourinho, the central square of Salvador. The Pousada is very quiet and the rooms are all very well furnished. Salvador is a slightly strange city with a lot of police patrolling the streets so it was great to stay somewhere that felt quite... More 

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Paris, France
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Very lovely and nice poussada!! we stayed for 2 nights there. the host, rooms, breakfast were really good. it is a good adress in Salvador. and of course i strongly recomend the adress...............................................................................

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1 Thank Raheel M
Tacoma, Washington
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Reviewed 23 August 2012

Had a wonderful stay here in June, the location was perfect for walking to the Pelorinho or catching a city bus to the beach. The Pousada was immaculate and very cozy, the nights were quiet and comfortable. Morning breakfasts on the terrace were delicious. I would stay here again in a heartbeat!

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1 Thank GinniAnn
New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 June 2012

I stayed this guest house last week with my husband and 14months daughter. Zelina and cleaning lady were so friendly and helpful. Room and share area are very clean. The breakfast was excellent. Although the place was up on the hill, the way of coming back from the centro was also fan and we met so many great people on... More 

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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2012

The pousada is beautifully decorated and the lounge makes you instantly feel like coming home after a buzzing day in busy Salvador. The owner Zelina is very helpful and will give you great advice as to what to do and see. She also arranges taxis with good rates. We stayed two nights in a very clean and comfy double room... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 15 January 2012

My wife and I stayed at Pousada Baluarte for 4 nights in January.  The pros - The house itself is very nice inside, tastefully decorated and immaculately clean. Our Room with private bath was simple, functional  and had a decent bed. The breakfast is delicious, fresh fruits, cakes, ham and cheese, rolls, coffee, etc. The kitchen is well-equipped for guest use... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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64 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2012

I stayed in Pousada Baluarte for 6 nights and really enjoyed my stay. The Pousada is cosy with only a few rooms, but very welcoming, comfortable and clean. Zelina, the owner was very friendly and helpful and made me feel very welcome. A great breakfast is served every morning on a terrace at the back of the house, with some... More 

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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2011

Tranquil little place, beautifully decorated and very homely. Clean, welcoming rooms, plenty of hot water. Free internet, 15 min’s hilly walk to pelourinho. Zelina was helpful and booked taxi to bus station. Located in a safe area.

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Dunfanaghy, Ireland
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Reviewed 17 October 2011

Right on the edge of the historical district this pousada has a prime location and is within walking distance of all the key sites in 'Old Salvador'. Zelina arranged our pick ups from the bus station and airport and imparted advice on where to go to eat and assured us about any concerns we might have had about safety in... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
House with 05 rooms and 3 suites and 2 bedrooms sharing the same bathroom in the hallway, the total capacity of host is 11 people, all rooms with air conditioning, ceiling fan, refrigerator, and a good night's sleep, and to complete our service offer in the morning a good cafe in the morning with all the products made by the same, simple however very tasty. If you choose to stay in the Pousada Baluarte, know that staying in a house with hostel services, our goal is that you feel with in your home, take care of everything as if it were yours too, because it was created for you too, thank you all. Zelina ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada Baluarte

Address: Ladeira do Baluarte 13 | Santo Antonio Alem Do Carmo, Salvador, State of Bahia 40301-385, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador > Santo Antonio
Price Range: $49 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pousada Baluarte 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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