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Pousada des Arts

#53 of 111 Hotels in Salvador
Certificate of Excellence
02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

The pousada is located in a beautiful building in a very nice neighbourhood just above the pelourinho. However, the nice location and the arty atmosphere was spoiled by quite incompetent staff. Check-in and check-out were cumbersome and lengthy, we didn't get our room cleaned after the first night, nor the trash bin emptied (which one might argue is quite important...

2Thank NiccoloDurazzi
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 22 June 2014

I visited the hotel during the World Cup and was very pleased with the choice. The pousada has a relaxed vibe and was a nice place to hang out, with a large comfortable lounge with terrace. The breakfast was good and the staff were excellent. Free wifi. The owner was friendly. The location is excellent, near the old town. Good...

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EricGougui, Propriétaire at Pousada des Arts, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this nice review . It has really been a pleasure to receive you, We hope to receive you again, Best regards, Eric

Paris, Texas
Reviewed 21 June 2014

The pousada is ideally located in a charming and colourful street just 5 min walk from the overcrowded pelourhino but not in the pelorino which makes all the difference! The place is very well decorated, the staff is friendly and helpful and the breakfast is AMAZING!!

Thank Carole P
EricGougui, Propriétaire at Pousada des Arts, responded to this review

Thank you very much, It has been a real pleasure to receive and share our passion for Bahia with you

Graz, Austria
Reviewed 27 March 2014

Pousada des Artes is a nice Pousada in the historical city center of Salvador. The staff there is very friedndly and helpful - but unfortunately most of the people there speak no English. So - without Portugues I won't go there. The breakfast is middle-class. The pousada itself is very unique and wonderfully decorated. The cleanliness is OK but can...

Thank Nana_Graz
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2014

We spent our final night of our 2 week honeymoon here and although the building and the rooms are absolutely gorgeous, I thought it was a little overpriced for what it was. It's also a little far out from the main historic centre, so we felt a bit nervous walking home in the dark. But apart from that, it's a...

1Thank Kally B
EricGougui, Propriétaire at Pousada des Arts, responded to this review

It is a lie, Nobody roobed you in your room. There are cameras to prove it, the only key stayed with you. On the way in you booked an airport transportation with us, with fixed price and refused to pay it when you arrive.... You said you spent nothing in Salvador and told me you went to the Bambara club,...

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 19 December 2013

Love it, love it, love it.  You have to make this your base for Salvador.... Stunning place, really nicely decorated with every detail thought about. Super friendly staff full of lots of tips and hints about the town.  It is the love and attention they put into everything which shines through -  arranged a super friendly collection from the airport,...

Thank Thesmilingscot
Reviewed 8 December 2013

Nice comfortable place with welcoming staff. Comprehensive breakfast. Great views of the coast and shipping that comes and goes. It's worth it just for these views. I re-confirmed our airport pick-up transfer a couple of days before arrival but still waited 45 min in the airport arrivals area for the guy to turn up - the nice ladies at tourist...

Thank CyclistSydney
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2013

As many have said, the location, decor and charm of this pousada can't be beat in Pelhourino. It is located in the centre of the action, but enough off that path that you don't have Olodum banging away right in front of your window. The rooms are rustic and colourful and if you appreciate naif art, then you will find...

1Thank emiana
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 2 September 2013

We enjoyed very much our stay in Pousada des Arts. The place is beautiful, tastefully decorated and very well located, very close to the Pelourinho. Eric, the owner, is a great source of information and the staff is very helpful. The rooms are charming and the decoration is very original, colorful and transmits you a lot of the Bahian spirit....

1Thank Travellersamanta
Reviewed 4 August 2013

This house really stands out from others with its beauty and colours! We were impressed by the interior when we arrived as well as with the service. Nicely decorated all over! Beautiful terrace and day room where one can relax and enjoy the bay view or watch tv since the rooms don't have one. Our room on the top floor...

1Thank LolaSweden

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cultural centre with art gallery and panoramical view on the bay,Excellent tropical breakfast. Free wi fi. Ecoturism activities ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada des Arts

Address: Rua Direita De Santo Antonio, 90 | Alem Do Carmo, Salvador, State of Bahia 40030-080, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range: $58 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pousada des Arts 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Ask for a view of the ocean, if possible”
 of 5 bubbles Luke_and_O, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The ones with a sea view are extra special, but there is love and care in every detail in this pousada”
 of 5 bubbles Thesmilingscot, 19 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Noisy top floor rooms if raining. Otherwise beautiful!”
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 of 5 bubbles LolaSweden, 4 Aug 2013 | Read review
“All rooms on the upper floors are GREAT.”
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“Double bed is tiny”
 of 5 bubbles Abu555, 30 Dec 2012 | Read review
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