Hostel Solar dos Romanos Reviews
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We had arranged a airport pick up late at night (2am) and no one showed up. We looked around asking everyone at the airport and we were also the only ones with backpacks. The next day someone said he recognized us at the airport, so maybe he was there who knows but if he was there they did a terrible job of making himself visible or recognize that two travellers were asking all the other drivers about the hostel at 2am. The hostel has a good location, is clean. Wifi only works on floor 1
The hostel is in a good location in the old town however our stay was tainted by the fact that we asked them to book us a taxi at 4am for the airport. Arriving downstairs at 3:45 the guy on reception knew nothing about it. Nobody had booked our taxi and he told us to go to the square to find one. In the end we missed our flight as a consequence and had 5 hours wait at the airport. Other than that there was limited hot water in the shower and no wifi beyond the ground floor area. Not very good!
The hostel locates at the ABSOLUTE center of center in the old town, and it was wonderful. I visited during the WC 2014, so the atmosphere was excellent. I can stroll around the street on the way back to my hostel, while time to time stop at the very neighbor square to order a caipirinha, or check the vender shops all over the streets, or watch all the street artists from all over the world perform or work on their products. The hostel has everything a hostel has, but the location is unbeatable
No air conditioning in the room. It's not very comfortable in Salvador humidity. Wifi only works around the reception area still not very well. I reserved and payed for 4 nights but ended up leaving after 2 nights.
Lovely hostel in the middle of old town. Though a little difficult to get to in the night (on your own). Amazing staff to tell you what to do.
Having one key for each room makes the rooms much less secure.