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In the heart of Pelourinho, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are the three houses that make up the Galeria 13 experience: one for social travellers, one for those seeking a quieter stay, and TripAdvisor’s top rated Bar Zulu in between them.This unique blend of moods, sights and flavours has rendered us the Best Hostel in Brazil award as voted by HostelWorld members, and a place in Lonely Planet’s finicky section Our Pick along with some flattering words from the traveller’s holy book.No wonder: by staying with us you get tons of freebies, including our obscenely big breakfast until midday, caipirinha happy hour, swimming pool, and more.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
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Air conditioning
Non-smoking rooms
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Quirky Hotels
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658Reviews
70Photos
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73Room tips
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This place is exceptional and the atmosphere is the best I have ever experienced in a hostel. The location is perfect, in a nice street in the middle of the old town. A great place to explore Salvador from. Paulo, the owner has everything set-up perfectly. Stong (for Brazil)
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Hostel and rooms was overall great. The manager needs to cheer up a bit and remember that being friendly and helpful at all times is part of the service. Remember that reviewing is anonymous so coming at people over dinner is not on. Signed Mr F
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For me as a first time solo traveller in Brazil with little to no Portugese this place was an absolute god send. In other busy hostels full of Portuguese speakers I might aswell have been there alone as there was zero interaction. But as soon as I walked into this hostel and was
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Amazing hostel with an amazing staff! We felt like home and they help us with everything. Nice Breakfast, nice pizzas and the zulu restaurant was delicious, we could enjoy tipical Brazilian dishes and we were amazed by food! Lovely and beautiful dogs! We could be more happy in
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We stayed here for 3 nights and had a great time- the owner and staff went above and beyond to ensure we had a great trip. As a group of 4 they rearranged a private room so that we could all stay together. They gave us many recommendations for activities to do in the day time
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Parte da vista do quarto, pro Lar Franciscano, que fica a 5 minutos caminhando.
Psrte da vista da janela do quarto
Moroccan Room
comfy patio at Galeria13
Window from our room
"The private room "Lluanda" was perfect."
"free varied breakfast"
"The private room is not much expensive than the shared ones and way better."
"All roon are nice."
"Private room"
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PRICE RANGE
US$14 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
BrazilState of BahiaSalvador
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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