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Pousada Casa Vila Bela

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Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

We arrived at Casa Vila Bela off of a 9 hour flight at 4:30am and much to our appreciation there was a polite man there waiting to let us inside. After such a long a tiring flight it was a great relief to find the Pousada so easily and friendly upon arrival. The Pousada is beautifully charming and at breakfast...

1Thank Easton W
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Found the place via TripAdvisor, and it was better than what we had expected. Gerusa made our stay much more productive by suggesting great things to do. Due to reservation issues we had to stay in two different rooms, two nights overlooking the bay, and the other two night to the street. Both were GREAT rooms..., clean..., roomy. Breakfast was...

1Thank Mario V
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

The Pousada Casa Vila Bella is a very nice place with a fantastic view, charming rooms and very friendly and helpfull people. It is located in the Santo Antonio barrio, close to the beautiful old town of Salvador. The view from the terrace is stoning and the there served breakfast very delicious. The staff is very friendly and helpful and...

1Thank Angela M
Sydney Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Manager / owner Gerusa is lovely and welcoming. Her local knowledge of whats on, where to go was very useful. Fantastic large room, homely feel, huge bathroom and nice breakfast. Also very clean and spacious feel to the place. Wifi was problematic in the room but fine in the lounge. Bed was a little short if you are over 6ft,...

1Thank MrPaul50
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 19 August 2015

I stayed for three nights there and have to say that I had a great time. Hosts: I am writing hosts as a category because it really is no regular hotel. Of course you can be anonymous everyhwere if you wish, but at the Vila Bela, you are given the feeling that the owners are your hosts and you their...

1Thank Daniel S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

The pousada is located at walking distance from all the main attractions in Salvador. The room we stayed in (orixas) is small but nicely decorated. The breakfast is great! Enjoyed it every day with a view over the port of Salvador. Hosts (Gerusa and Stefane) are very kind and willing to help with anything (including airport transfer). Only downside: wifi...

2Thank bezem81
Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Casa Vila Bela was not a good choice. Some things went wrong during our stay. To begin with, we were offered airport transfer by the pousada, however the driver would not show up. There was no wi-fi connection all the time during our stay. To be fair I must acknowledge that the owners Stephane & Gerusa were very helpful and...

3Thank Hugo C
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights, and had a good time. The location in the old town of Salvador is excellent; all of the major sights are within walking distance. (Also, take the escalator down to the lower town and take a taxi to Barra, nice place!) The pousada was nice, our room was ok with a large toilet/shower and a small...

1Thank Henrik W
Emeryville, California
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Rarely can you find a place like this. Owned and managed by a well-educated, well-traveled Salvador local herself, Gerusa is an amazing hostess because she wants to be. She has a multi-national family, and can conveniently and fluently speak Portugese, English, and French (also comprehends Spanish perfectly). She provides a daily breakfast with your stay, which I am willing to...

2Thank Laagan85
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

Although this pousada is a little on the expensive side, I loved it. All the staff were so kind and helpful. The host even drove me to the beach one day and was always writing me little notes to give to the bus driver or taxi driver. She helped me book my bus to lencois and gave me lots of...

2Thank familygirlaustralia

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  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa Vila Bela is a charming bed and breakfast guesthouse, settled in a fully restored XIX century house in the Pelourinho, historical area of Salvador classified by Unesco World Cultural Heritage in 1985. Ideally located in Santo Antonio district, Casa Vila Bela guesthouse enjoys one of the most fantastic seaview scenery over "all the saints bay". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada Casa Vila Bela

Address: Rua do Carmo 64, Salvador, State of Bahia 40301-380, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador > Santo Antonio
Price Range: $69 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pousada Casa Vila Bela 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Pousada Casa Vila Bela Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Salvador
#7 Family Hotel in Salvador
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