Hostel Galeria 13 Reviews
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Very crowded due to big rooms but the atmosphere is great and the breakfast is the best that I had in a hostel!
Excellent hostel. Free caprinha hour means everyone comes down and starts to talk to each other. Definitely the best hostel in Salvador
Great hostel! Very clean and a helpfull staff! I really enjoyed my time there.
Hands down one of the best if not the best hostel in Brazil. The staff from the receptionist, owner, to cleaning staff were friendly and "REAL" they treated it like a business but they respect the customer 100% of the time. The caipirinha hour had to be the best idea i've seen in a hostel. The people who stay in the hostel are cool and open to trying new things. For those traveling or feeling alone, just step out your room and somebody will be there to make sure you have a good time in Salvador
Some negative points : you have to go out of the hotel to go in the second dormitory and ask the hostel's bar for the key, which can be pretty annoying. The facilities are poor : the electric shower exploded and took fire when I was taking my shower. Don't ask the hotel to order a cab for the airport because you will have unofficial taxi company without they letting you know!!!
Location was excellent, right on the heart of "old town". Staff very attentive and helpful. Enjoyed the free breakfast very my as well as the free capirinhas for one hour each evening! Only downside was the noise on the floorboards above our room. Could hear every squeak and movement. Overall a great stay!
great place, love love the breakfast, amazing, served till noon!!!!!! Great little pool to take a dip on hot days while sipping from one of the happy hours FREE caipirinhas.....And very nice city tour with the knowlegable and fun Luis! I'll come back soon!
Staff were not very friendly and bathrooms not very easily accessible, but overall a nice place to stay.
Great stay, highly recommend. Hot showers, comfortable bed, spacious rooms and good location. Also the free ciprinhas go down well and breakfast makes the stay worth every penny!
Stayed for one night but chilled out for 3 more. Fantastic hostel in Salvador. Felt secure. The additional hostel in the doghouse is just as good so don't worry about being placed there. Thanks everyone.
Definitely one of the top 3 hostels I've ever stayed in!! Very friendly and the free caipirinha hour is awesome, a great way to get chatting to other people! One of the best features is the TV room which has mattresses and loads of cushions so it's perfect for chilling out when you can't be bothered to do anything or if you're feeling hungover ! Good breakfast served til midday and comfy beds! There's a swimming pool too, although it is very small. Only problem is the area is unsafe at night!
Amazing breakfast!! Also the location was good, the staff nice and helpful, really taking care of the people staying there.
We stayed at Galeria 3 different times in 3 different rooms. The hostel was clean and in a good location. The breakfast is really good and this was the main reason we came back! There are 2 different buildings. The main hostel seems to be more convenient to stay in as you have to get someone from here to let you into the other part. It is only a 1 minute walk between the two. There is no kitchen which is the downside but the restaurant is really good, but not always open. The staff were helpful!
Very loud music nearby (at least at the weekend).
The only problem with this hostel was that I was only able to stop for 1 night. The owner has taken real care attention in creating a great place for backpackers to stay and enjoy Salvador. The information booklet is fantastic and gives you a real sense of the ambiance the owner and staff are looking to create. Breakfast from 8 to 12 is a real added extra and probably the best I've had in Brasil. Would highly recommend.
An awesome hostel with a brilliant environment. I stayed in 3 hostels during my 20 day trip to Brazil but this was the one which promotes guest interaction as they organize many activities together which are good for anyone visiting Salvador!! They also provide a discount at Bar Zulu next door which makes the most tasty food in the area!! THE BEST HOSTEL in Salvador this is!!
I have been all over the world and have been lucky enough to enjoy some of the best hostels. This one "takes the cake," my first 100%. Fantastic atmosphere for chillers and partiers alike. A great little pool to relax in after a day's adventure. Helpful and knowledgeable staff. A perfect location, in the heart of UNESCO-proteected Pelourhino. And a happy hour deal that'll knock your socks off (all-you-can-drink caipirinhas for an hour!). Just fantastic. What a town. What a hostel!
This hostel is run really well and has everything you need. The staff even make your sheets everyday. They also update a boar daily on what is going on which is really helpful.
Best hostel we stayed at in Brazil - perfect location, great breakfast, free caipirinhas, good atmosphere - would highly recommend.
The hostel was perfect, great location in the heart of the historical center. Great breakfast until 12 with eggs included. The only thing that I would improve would be the space in the rooms to leave the baggage. There was little storage space in the 10 bed dorm, which made it a little uncomfortable, nothing that a good shelf can't improve. Definitely recommendable.
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- Male, 25-30
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