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Pousada Estrela do Mar

Rua Afonso Celso 119 Barra, Salvador 40140-080, Brazil
+55 713 022 4882

₹ 3,812+

Overall guest ratings

8.8/10 Excellent
based on 221 reviews

Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 9.8
  • 9.7
  • 6.2

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    About

    You'll feel right at home at this small and charming pousada in Salvador's desirable Farol da Barra district, less than a 5-minute walk from the beach. Cafés, bars, and shops are also within a short walk. A former family residence, the white-stucco Pousada Estrela do Mar stands amid lush tropical gardens on a tree-shaded street-perfect for a relaxing stroll. You could spend a day-or evening-at beautiful Farol da Barra Beach, with its ocean surf and famous lighthouse. For calmer waters, head to Porto da Barra Beach on the Bay of All Saints, just a half-mile (800 meters) from Pousada Estrela do Mar. Linger at the beach to enjoy the gorgeous sunsets over the bay.

    For a change of pace, visit Pelourinho, Salvador's famous historical district. About 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) from the Pousada, Pelourinho is a fascinating blend of colonial architecture, Afro-Brazilian music and dance, artisan shops, and Bahian cafés. Here, too, you'll find Igreja Sao Francisco, a Baroque church with a magnificent gilded interior. The pousada's multilingual staff will be happy to provide taxi and tour assistance, as well as insiders' tips on neighborhood restaurants. Visiting during Carnival? When you stay at Pousada Estrela do Mar, you'll be about a 5-minute walk from all the fun and excitement.

    Guests rave about the pousada's complimentary breakfast, which includes freshly-squeezed fruit juices, fresh tropical fruits, free-range farm eggs, farmhouse cheese and butter, and breads with homemade jams. The public areas and guestrooms are airy and colorful, accented with Bahian art and decorative tilework. Outside, the fanciful wrought-iron gate, dark-blue shutters, and veranda with hammocks add to the overall charm. Snap a few photos and email them to friends back home via wireless Internet access.

    With only 9 rooms, the pousada offers a personal touch. Each room includes a private bathroom, refrigerator, and air conditioning. Most rooms also have a ceiling fan. Room décor is simple, with clean lines and light, refreshing colors. Windows open to views of the garden or street.

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    Amenities

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Internet
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    based on 221 reviews
    • 10.0 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 9.7 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.5 "95% thought the service was very professional."
      7.9 "79% said the reception staff was great."
    • 9.5 "Food is to die for."
      10.0 "Yummy desserts, said 100%."
    • 9.4 "Excellent value."
    • 6.2 "Average comfort."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.0 "Only 60% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.6 "Internet is poor."
      4.6 "54% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    based on 132 reviews
    • 10.0 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.9 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.4 "94% thought the service was very professional."
      7.4 "74% said the reception staff was great."
    • 9.2 "Excellent value."
    • 8.9 "Breakfast is good."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    9.0 Excellent
    based on 48 reviews
    • 9.7 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 9.1 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 6.0 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.9 "Average comfort."

    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    based on 39 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
    • 9.7 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.7 "Breakfast is good."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."
    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
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