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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 September 2015

I was very disappointed with the room. Everything seems old and dilapidated. Bathroom had only shower and not a bath. Room had no coffee and kettle in the room. We had w-ifi in the room but internet connection was up and down. I felt that price was far too high for what one gets. Breakfast is buffet style.I enjoyed different...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Booked a two day stay here after a friend's indication. This was perfect for a peaceful time as I didn't want to be in town. PLUS it's close to the airport! At the very spacious entrance, reception staff was friendly and helpful. Check in was swift. You receive a wristband that you're meant to keep during your stay (there are...

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Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

I was there for a conference. The hotel is nice, directly at the beach, not far way from the airport. Food was reasonable but its recommended to have dinner outside the resoirt. Disadvantages: when going somewhere there is not much in the surrounding.

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Bad service, bad food, expensive, bad breakfast, old, durty, terrible for someone traveling on business, pretencious, disorganized. I did find a cockroach in the. Bathroom. Traumatic experience... I think that this kind hotel couldn't receive people on business.

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2Thank Elbia M
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We came for work, and it was winter, but there were still families there to enjoy the resort. The conference rooms were fine for discussions, with air conditioning moderating the temperature, but no Wi-Fi. They had plenty of water and coffee available. The breakfast was diverse and local, which we appreciated. As for the rooms, I definitely could have used...

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boca raton florida
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Although locared with an ocean view the beach outside the hotel is a public beach. The swimming pool was large with a comfortable temperature. The location to obtain towels closed apparently at 3::00 PM a crazy hour to close. I only recommend a room on the 5th floor to limit the noise from the swimming pool area. The room was...

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3Thank klewis7945
Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

This hotel is a dump. I stay in hotels all over the world for my job. The rooms are absolutely filthy. Upon arrival to my outdated hotel room there was clearly a lack of basic cleanliness. I took pictures of hair on the floor, stains on the bed (who knows of what). Paint is peeling off the walls and molding...

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6Thank Nicholas A
Piracicaba, SP
Reviewed 21 March 2015

This hotel in Salvador is close to the airport, so, you won't stay too long in a car or transfer. It has it's own beach, as we say in Brazil, it's feet on the sand! The swimming pools are awesome and as you are there you can see the ocean. Almost all rooms are ocean faced, and wake up with...

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2Thank Murilo P
Recife, PE
Reviewed 6 March 2015

The hotel is in the acceptable limit between comfort and discomfort, requires a maintenance program be resumed urgently. I think for people who know hotels are not impressed just with pools and a good view of the sea. The staff are attentive and lovable and try to give guests the best the hotel has. The rooms are large and for...

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1Thank MAURICIO D
Lorena, Texas, United States
Reviewed 1 January 2015

I was at this hotel for business and brought my family along. While there are some shortcomings to the hotel, there are so many wonderful things that make it worth coming back. The rooms are pretty sparse, however, there is a refrigerator and a place for a hammock on the balcony. The beds are rock hard. Those were the only...

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Dear Guest Thank you for your visit and for the comments regarding your stay at the Grand Hotel Stella Maris. Additionally thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your recent stay with us. The philosophy behind Sol Express Network is to receive our guests with a quality service, providing them with a stay that will meet...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Cuisines: Brazilian, International, Mediterranean, South American
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gran Hotel Stella Maris Resort and Convention is the first 5 star hotel of the Sol Express Hoteis & Resort Chain. Located on the beachfront of Stella Maris, one of the best and most beautiful beaches of Salvador, is characterized as an urban resort. It is 29 km from downtown and the historic center (Pelourinho) and 7 km from Salvador International Airport.Our entertainment area has a semi-Olympic pool outdoor (for adults and children), availability for nautical sports in general, a sports court, a squash court, kids club, games room, services laundry, parking, taxi, convention center - composed of 20 rooms with capacity for 2,500 people simultaneously, one for 1,300 people, and business center with internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gran Hotel Stella Maris Resort

Address: Pca Stella Maris, 200, Salvador, State of Bahia 41600-500, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range: $81 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gran Hotel Stella Maris Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 334
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Gran Hotel Stella Maris Resort Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
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#12 On the Beach Hotel in Salvador
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“rooms facing the pool area gives you a view to the beach too.”
 of 5 bubbles rosae658, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a front room away from the stage area and its bad sound system.”
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“Book another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles loishain, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for room with ocean and pool view but be prepared to handle noise during the day”
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“Look for rooms that face the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles murilop74, 21 Mar 2015 | Read review
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