Open House Barra

Top choice pousada in Salvador
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This fantastically colorful and homey place is run by professional artists with deep connections to the local music, dance and film community. Musicians and capoeira demonstrations periodically take place at the hostel, especially during Carnaval, when the guesthouse offers one of Salvador's most memorable party experiences. Special packages and classes, including Portuguese language, can be booked through the hostel.

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Beautiful place ran by Artists in Barra, the safest area, close to the nicest Beach and Carnival Parade. Dance and Capoeira free classes. Call for Cultural activities and workshops in Dance, Music and Portuguese.

Amazing Carnival Package 2018: Feb 28 to Mar 6

- Free Drinks every day!

- Samba Classes + Breakfast + WIFI

- Parties with shows

- Carnival passes giveaways

- Champagne and flowers for the ladies

Who we are

Open House is part of the nonprofit ORG Brazilian Art & Culture Association which develops social awareness documentaries

and conduct educational programs for children in low income communities.

These projects are funded with the accommodation revenue.

Open House welcome volunteer work on these projects, offering free accommodation. More info about our nonprofit projects on


Safest in the city and everything at your footsteps:

Beach, Carnival, Bars, Grossery, Bank, Shopping, etc

Free Services

Breakfast, Internet, Samba classes, Capoeira classes, DVD room Guest Kitchen/Fridge, lockers, linens and towels Assistance in four languages, Reception 24 hours (no curfew)

Booking Conditions: Carnival bookings must have a minimum stay of seven nights and require a 50% deposit of the balance made directly to Open House within 48hours of the request to be accepted, otherwise the booking will be cancelled without refunding the commission paid to HW. Remaining balance is due 30 days prior arrival. All bookings are governed by the Terms & Conditions in our website. During high season [Jul1/Sep15 and Dec20/Mar15] bookings including more

than four nights on a room, or room-nights, require the same procedure than carnival bookings.


  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Board games
  • Book exchange
  • Free breakfast
  • Cable tv
  • Ceiling fan
  • Dvd's
  • Free internet access
  • Hot showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet access
  • Self-catering facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Linen included
  • Security lockers
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Servizi aggiornate
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Towels included


  • Free WiFi available


  • Luggage storage