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“Nice but noisy” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hotel Catharina Paraguacu

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Hotel Catharina Paraguacu
Ranked #39 of 111 Hotels in Salvador
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“Nice but noisy”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2005

The hotel is nice from the interior. The location is good, nice neighbourhood, good restaurants. Beware of a room next to the street. It can get very noisy of the traffic outside. Also: in the weekend you may hear loud music from the pub on the opposite of the hotel.

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  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2005

We were there in December of 2003. The hotel is small and personal, with artisitic touches throughout. The desk man, Marcos, speaks very good English. He was our own personal concierge--giving us perfect recommendations (where to see the sunset, what local concert to check out). The breakfast is also very good (included in the rate). We also enjoyed the fact that it is outside Pelhourino (which is quite touristy). Located in Rio Vermelho, this place is closer to the great beaches in the north, but also close enough to Pelhourino as to make it a 5 minute drive. If you are going to go to the beaches, I recommend renting a car during your stay (the hotel has free secure parking). It's relatively inexpensive, and great to have the mobility. If you go, please tell Marcos that Todd and Steve say hello.

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Additional Information about Hotel Catharina Paraguacu

Property: Hotel Catharina Paraguacu
Address: Rua Joao Gomes 128 | Rio Vermelho, Salvador, State of Bahia 41950-640, Brazil
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Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#16 Romantic Hotel in Salvador
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Catharina Paraguacu 3*
Number of rooms: 31
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Catharina Paraguacu Hotel blends, with great charm, the old and the new into one, rich in detail setting and ornamented with regional materials. Located in Rio Vermelho beach in a charming antique 19th century residence, carefully restored and enlarged, near Salvador’s key tourist attractions, beaches, bars and restaurants.All apartments are equipped with cable TV, free wi-fi access, air conditioning, telephone, mini bar, individual safes and bathroom. Laundry service, business center, 24 hour front desk service, car rental and a free private parking are also available for your comfort. A delicious, typically Bahian, Breakfast Buffet is served every morning in the breakfast room, decorated with unique Maragojipinho ceramic.Recommended on both editions of the New York Times Best-seller “1000 places to see before you die” by Patricia Schultz, for its character and architectural flavor ... more   less 
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