Barra Guest Hostel



Rua Recife 234, Barra SalvadorSee nearby area


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    Around the corner from various lively bars and restaurants, this welcoming hostel is run by a cool British-Brazilian couple. Perks include a large communal kitchen, tidy dorms, free-flowing caipirinhas at night (the first is free), weekly barbecues and surfboard rentals. A minimum two-night stay is required.

    Our independent authors have visited Barra Guest Hostel and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Salvador.

    Description provided by property

    This FIRST and ORIGINAL Chill Out HoStel in Salvador da Bahia is perfectly located between the two Barra beaches.We're not at the Sea Front!! A short walk though so no buses and cars disturbing your sleep.We don't have an artificial pool but you can enjoy a warm NATURAL pool made by Mother Nature having cute little fish as your company.
    Staying here you won't feel like a tourist but as a traveller sharing the day by day of the local's routine,getting familiar to the bahianian way of life.
    On a charming residential street, you have everything you need in a walk distance.
    Shopping Barra has been refurbished and the best ice cream of Salvador is just around the corner!!
    Comfort :
    Metal beds that have large safe stairs to access the upper bunk.
    A large secure locker that will hold all your baggage is located under your bed.

    Each room is climate controlled with silent split air-conditioning + fans and have private bathrooms in your room.
    Located in the safest district of Salvador (Barra) you will find Barra Guest Hostel. Nestled in a quaint tree lined residential street right next to one of Salvador's most fashionable squares Jardim Brasil. A five minute stroll from the HoStel and you will find yourself on the beautiful Porto da Barra beach with its own Naval fort or the Farol da Barra beach beneath its ancient Light House (First Light House in South America) where you can play in the warm Atlantic surf. Access to the old Historical City of Pelourinho is 10 min by taxi or 15 min bus ride away

    Your comfort and safety is the most important thing for us
    We are fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish and German.

    All rooms have air conditioning and are en suite

    Please note: we ask for 50% payment soon after the booking is made to validate your booking. The remaining 50% payment by CASH on arrival
    We DO NOT accept credi/debit cards or checks

    If your arrival time is after 22:00 you must produce a hard COPY WITH YOUR NAME HIGHLIGHTED of your booking confirmation before you will be permitted onto the premises.Non guests cannot enter.

    Other Hostel Facilities

    A large fully fitted + equipped guest kitchen with microwave, cooker, fridge and storage space. The HoStel is spacious and has several relaxed social areas both inside and out. We have preserved the colonial style of this old property with its high ceilings and large rooms so you will never feel like you are cramped. Spacious lounge, outside area for chill out.

    Free from 08:15 to 10:00
    If you wish an earlier breakfast, please contact the reception for the payment.

    We provide towels. However, we ask for a deposit that is given back when the towel is returned in a good condition.


    Services & facilities

    • Parking
      • Bicycle Parking
    • Breakfast
      • Free Breakfast
    • Recreation
      • Book Exchange
      • Cable TV
      • Common Room
    • Housekeeping
      • Housekeeping
      • Laundry Facilities
      • Linen Included
    • Outdoor space
      • Outdoor Terrace
    • Guest services
      • 24 Hour Reception
      • 24 Hour Security
      • Tours/Travel Desk
    • Luggage storage
      • Security Lockers
    • Air Conditioning
      • Air Conditioning
      • Ceiling Fan
    • Transport/transfers
      • Airport Transfers
    • Wi-Fi/internet access
      • Free Internet Access
      • Free WiFi
      • Internet Access
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