Hostel Galeria 13

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Located in an old colonial house complete with a swimming pool and a Moroccan-style lounge (rarities at any hostel), but especially in one at such a great location in the middle of the historic center – Galeria 13 is a huge hit with backpackers. Breakfast is served till noon, and nonguests are welcome to hang out.

It's affiliated with the excellent Bar Zulu, just around the corner.

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Quick description

Hostel Galeria 13 features a restaurant, bar, a shared lounge and garden in Salvador. Featuring a terrace, this property is located a short distance from San Francisco church, Pelourinho and Arena Fonte Nova. The hostel provides an outdoor pool, a 24-hour front desk, and free WiFi is available throughout the property. At the hostel each room is equipped with a private bathroom. Guests at Hostel Galeria 13 can enjoy a buffet breakfast. Lacerda Elevator is 1.7 km from the accommodation, while Mercado Modelo is 2.3 km away. The nearest airport is Luis Eduardo Magalhães Airport, 24 km from Hostel Galeria 13.

Important information

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Please inform Hostel Galeria 13 in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions. This property offers a daily free caipirinha hour. The guests are not allowed to used the hostel's kitchen.

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage


  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Airport shuttle
  • Games room
  • Internet services
  • Wifi
  • Snack bar
  • Sun terrace
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Lockers
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Books, dvds, music for children
  • Street parking


  • Outdoor pool


  • Free WiFi available


  • Air conditioning