Directions to Açaí Hostel Salvador
Map & Directions
Rua do Passo, 7 - Pelourinho - Salvador/BA - Brazil
Leave the airport and go through the parking lot to find the bus stop. Take the bus to ‘Praca da Sé’ stop (R$3). From Praça da Sé bus stop, first walk to the square Terreiro de Jesus. Walk further down to the square Largo do Pelourinho. From here you walk down and take the second street on the left side up (the street just after the police stand). There will be a sign calling the street ‘Rua Ribeiro dos Santos’. Don’t worry you’re in the right place, it’s the old name of it. The total walk is about 800 meters.
Walk the hight passway until the local busses statition. Take the ‘Barroquinha’ bus (R$3) and get out at the ‘Insinuante’ bus stop, in the ‘Baixa dos Sapateiros’ street. Insinuante is an orange store, easy to recognize, but we recommend you to ask for the bus driver or assistant to tell you when to get out. From Insinuante store you just walk towards Pelourinho (50 meters walk). Don’t go left up to the square, but take a right and immediately left (you will see a police stand; the street is on the right side of them). You will see Rua do Passo street, the hostel is by the side of the police parking garage. There will be a sign calling the street ‘Rua Ribeiro dos Santos’. Don’t worry you’re in the right place, it’s the old name of it.
TAXI or OWN TRANSPORT (recommended between 11PM and 5AM):
Ask for the taxi to bring you to Rua do Passo street. Through ‘Baixa dos Sapateiros’ street he will turn right at the orange Insinuante Store and head to Rua do Passo.
A taxi from the airport should be around R$80 and a taxi from the bus station should be around R$25. Negotiate the price before and if they don’t accept, look for another taxi, they will end up accepting.