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Hostel Galeria 13

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May 7 May 8
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to confess that i wasn't expecting much, i usually dont stay in hostels and stayed there just to be with my friends. But i was positively surprised, the private room was very big and confortable, linens very clean and of good quality and everything extremely clean. The staff was helpful and the breakfast was great. Also a nice...

Thank miriam n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were friendly and welcoming, as were the other hostel guests. Generous breakfast with fruit, eggs, bread etc. The free caipirinha happy hour was great as well! Located a short walk from a lot of restaurants, shops, music venues etc. They had small items available for purchase (e.g. toothpaste) which was helpful too. The wifi required a two-step login...

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Sao Bento Do Sul, SC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing experience. We expend one week in this hostel, and our experience are very good, all workers are very friendly and prestative. They can help you in almost all of your necessities. The costumers from hostel came from diferent countryes, then you can meet peaple from Nederlands, France, Germany, Italy and ofcourse from Brasil. The local is in the midle...

Thank afonsogaldino
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice place to meet people and make new friends. The staff is cool, the wifi works very good, the breakfast is very nice, and the happy hour with free caipirinhas is really fantastic. Very good atmosphere!

Thank Yuri M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best hostel ever! Friendly staff make you feel welcome immediately. Offer breakfast even if you arrive early in the morning and haven't checked in yet. Social hostel probably because of caipirinha hour where everyone comes together to enjoy free caipirinhas. I am not a dog person but their dog will completely win you over...such a cutie! I had such an...

Thank Priya P
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay at this hostel. The staff and owner were all very accommodating and helped everybody with onward travel plans. The hostel is in a good location and the rooms are spacious with a small locker for each bed. The WiFi works pretty good and the breakfast was very impressive. They have eggs sausage, fruit, good coffee, bread,...

Thank Tyler E
Punta arenas
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Visited for 3 nights and wished we stayed longer! Was one of the best hostels we have stayed at for many reasons. 1. Breakfast was extensive and until midday (the mango juice was delicious!) 2. The hosts were very friendly, informative and helpful. (Very good English spoken which is rare in Salvador!) 3. Free caprinhinas for an hour every day!!!...

Thank Miriam B
Beckingen, Germany
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Stayed there for just one night at a private room. Great overall experience: cool, atmospheric place, super friendly staff, clean, spacious rooms and good breakfast for a really good price. And the best doggies.

Thank Marc P
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Galeria 13 is a cool Hostel right in the middle of Pelourinho. Free caipirinha Happy Hour from 5-6pm was a great way to start our stay. There's a small pool to hang in if you want to cool off and pretty complete breakfast is included every day. Galeria 13 is a solid spot to meet other travelers and really has...

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Unfortunately, I stayed here only for one night. A couple I met on my travels recommended this hostel to me and I am happy I got this recommendation. The staff was helpful and nice as they really tried to get in touch with everybody and to make everybody's stay a good one. Accomodations are great with working plugs at every...

Thank Rikmer E

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Galeria 13

Address: Rua da Ordem Terceira 23 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-260, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range: €12 - €41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“The private room is not much expensive than the shared ones and way better.”
634miriamn, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All roon are nice.”
afonsogaldino, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Private room”
1986fee, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The dog house is quieter, if you pick the room at the back it has a nice view, private rooms in both houses are great though.”
Wonderlust597, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“1st floor dorm is above the kitchen & so can get a noisy early in the morning. The 2nd floor dorm is quiet.”
charlesdS732AU, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
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