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Yucaipa, California
Reviewed 3 September 2012

We purchased a vacation package with American Airlines and decided to stay at the Hotel San Marino. We were surprised by the location and beautiful views of the hotel but the hotel itself was in terrible shape. It seems like it now been maintained properly, the walls were dirty with some wholes on it, the towels were changed only when...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 August 2011

Do not stay at this hotel unless you absolutely cannot afford something better, cleaner and safer. Here is our story: My husband and I were in Salvador de Bahia for 7-nights. We toured all the major attractions and local beaches, including the popular Morro de San Paulo island and the cute Praia do Forte beach. We stayed the first 3-nights...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 9 May 2011

Granted: not a soul goes to the warm, cheerful, colourful and redolent capital of Bahia to be locked indoors - however as I see it there is a lower limit even for lodging troops or commandos under warfare deployment. And the San Marino Hotel & Suites does not meet these minimum standards required for human occupation. The nightmare starts by...

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firenze
Reviewed 14 November 2009

We booked this hotel trough our agency, cause they said it is close to pelourinho. Actually, it's at almost one hour walk to the center, in the Barra beach area. Rooms are old and crumbling. Breakfast is very poor. The swimming pool is ridiculous, very tiny and dirty.

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Rio de Janeiro
Reviewed 7 August 2008

This hotel is an example of the worstest thing I ever been... The room is horrorable, the services too, only thing ok is the location... but there is another hotels at the same beach... My advice... look for another... dont go...

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London
Reviewed 8 June 2008

Not sure if this is the same hotel that everyone is talking about but I stayed at Hotel San Marino & Suites on Av Oceanica 889 in Salvador Bahio in Feb 2008. The only good thing about the hotel was the location, opposite the beach, and opposite a bus stop that goes straight to the airport. Everything else was depressing....

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Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2007

The hotel has an excelente location, just 1 minute walking from Barra Beach, very close to shopping Barra and lots of restaurants and bars around. My room had sea view, it was clean and in a good size, the bathroom was clean also. the bad point is the pool, its just a small pool on the top of the hotel...

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london
Reviewed 3 January 2007

The hotel is on the beach with pleanty of bars and resturants nreaby plus Shopping barra a large air conditioned mall nearby. The hotel staff were great but lacked English skills. The hotel had a few sillt maintenace problems but these would be fixed when pointed out. The room was large but the furniture dated as was most of the...

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Additional Information about San Marino Hotel & Suites

Address: Av. Presidente Vargas, 889 (Avenida Oceanica), Salvador, State of Bahia 40140-130, Brazil (Formerly Riverside Farol da Barra)
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Hotel Class:3 star — San Marino Hotel & Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 62
Also Known As:
Best Western Salvador
Salvador Best Western
San Marino Hotel & Suites Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
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“Unless a big repair is done, stay away from this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles JoabeM, 3 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Do not stay here as that is the best room in this hotel.”
  • Dark hotel hallway to our room
  • Bathroom at San Marino Hotel
  • Our hotel room at the San Marino Hotel
 of 5 bubbles GlobeMarathoner, 12 Aug 2011 | Read review
“Want a good room? Don't book at this hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles PipeSergeant, 9 May 2011 | Read review
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