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Barra Guest Hostel Reviews

Rua Recife 234, Barra, Salvador, Brazil

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1328 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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This hostel was cool. It's a good value for the money, in a nice area and close to bars, stores, the beach and other like necessities. It's in a pretty ritzy part of Salvador, but the hostel itself is quite prim. It would be nice if they hired a couple Brazilians to do something other than clean the toilets, but the Germans they had were fine. Seriously, all the front desk workers are German. Oh, and one of the cleaning ladies is really cute. That's a plus.


Great hostel with very helpful staff and owner. BGH is one of my favourite hostels. My return was like come back home. The breakfast was excellent! The chilled out atmosphere and the free caiphirinas were very nice and a great opportunity meet new people.Ttwo beaches (10 min walk away) are near. The historic lighthouse with great sunsets is not to far. The hostel is in safe and quite area - nevertheless near restaurants and a great shopping mall. You can take the bus to he historic centre. See y

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