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Hotel Catharina Paraguacu

Rua Joao Gomes 128 | Rio Vermelho, Salvador, State of Bahia 41950-640, Brazil
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  • Casa do Rio Vermelho
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  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 28 August 2012
Fun neighbourhood and tasteful decor
This was the second hotel that my husband and I stayed at in... more
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toronto
Reviewed 28 August 2012

This was the second hotel that my husband and I stayed at in Salvador - just for one night between our return from Boipeba and our departure to Rio. Originally, we stayed in the Vitoria neighbourhood, and much preferred the Rio Vermelho neighbourhood around Catharaina Paraguacu because it was quite lively with restaurants and bars. I really don't understand why...

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Reviewed 24 July 2012 via mobile

Nice hotel in good position to visit the city and the beaches of Salvador.The building is beautiful. The room we had small but comfortable. Staff very nice, as usual in Brazil. Breakfast ok. A good hotel to stay a couple of days in Salvador avoiding the risks of Pelourinho at nighttime.

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Salvador
Reviewed 20 April 2010

It's a charming home-like converted colonial hotel. Rooms are air-conditioned but otherwise it's warm. Lovely breakfast and great service, very polite and pleasant staff. Close to Fogo do Chao - Brazilian steakhouse!

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3Thank fiddlerviv
Brasilia-Brazil
Reviewed 3 December 2009

I have been for five days in thes small hotel-pousada. Inside, it's ok. But, outside, it'n't. It's not a safe place. There is a guard with keys on the extern door. If you need to go in with emergency, you need to be very patient. The next beach, not far, there is'nt with clean water, clean people, dangerous place, etc....

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Bucharest
Reviewed 11 February 2008

We stay in Salvador for the last 4 days in January (including 31 Jan the first night of Carnival). It was a excelent experience: Salvador is great, people are friendly (don't trust people afraid of their own shadows) and most of all hotel Catharina is wonderfull. Staff is friendly and very eficient, rooms are clean and nice, breakfast is very...

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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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Venice, California
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...

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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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Address: Rua Joao Gomes 128 | Rio Vermelho, Salvador, State of Bahia 41950-640, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador
Price Range: €53 - €193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Catharina Paraguacu 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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