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Hostel Barra
2 stars

Hostel Barra

Rua Dr. Artur Neiva, 4, Salvador 40140-210, Brazil
Salvador, Brazil
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8.3
Great
based on 3056 reviews
3,056 reviews
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About Hostel Barra

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Just 30 metres from Salvador’s Barra beach, this hostel features a tour desk, TV-room and free Wi-Fi. Guests enjoy drinks at the cybercafé, and use the communal kitchen. Buffet breakfast is served daily. With a shared bathroom, fan and private lockers, the dormitories offer a colourful décor. The rooms are air-conditioned and feature a private bathroom and TV. Laundry services are available. Hostel Barra is just 20 metres from Barra/Ondina parade circuit, and a 20-minute bus ride from Pelourinho historic centre. Barra shopping centre is a 10-minute walk away, and Luis Eduardo Magalhães Airport is reachable within a 40-minute drive. Airport shuttle can be arranged.

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Amenities at Hostel Barra

  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24hr front desk
  • Increased accessibility
  • Concierge service

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Air-conditioned
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Increased accessibility
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area

General

  • Window
  • Quiet street view
  • Family rooms
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Landmark view
  • Lockers
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Storage available

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Pool table

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Tour desk
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Balcony
  • Garden

Bedroom

  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Dining

  • Blender
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bar/Lounge

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Drying rack for clothing

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Family friendly

  • Indoor play area

Reviews of Hostel Barra

8.3
Very good3,056 verified reviews
7.2Solo
0.7Couples
1.1Friends

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What are the best features of Hostel Barra?

Guests have highlighted the nice staff, cleanliness, good breakfast, and great location as some of the best features of Hostel Barra.

What can I expect from the breakfast at Hostel Barra?

The breakfast at Hostel Barra is described as good with vegetarian options available, and guests have found it to be a great value for money.

Are the beds comfortable at Hostel Barra?

Some guests have mentioned that the beds at Hostel Barra were not very comfortable, so it's advisable to keep this in mind when planning your stay.

Is there a kitchen available for guests at Hostel Barra?

Yes, there is a kitchen available for guests at Hostel Barra, equipped with lots of utensils to use for making your own food or storing items in the fridge.

What is the staff like at Hostel Barra?

The staff at Hostel Barra is described as super friendly, helpful, and creating a cozy atmosphere, contributing to a positive guest experience.

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Opt for a Private Room

Several guests recommended booking a private room for a more comfortable and private experience, especially if sharing a room with multiple guests was a concern.

Check Air Conditioning Settings

Some guests mentioned issues with the air conditioning, such as being unable to control it or feeling too cold at night. It's advisable to inquire about the air conditioning settings upon check-in to ensure a comfortable sleep.

Explore Nearby Attractions

Take advantage of the hostel's proximity to attractions such as Farol da Barra Beach and Fort Santo Antônio da Barra, which are within walking distance, providing convenient opportunities for sightseeing and beach visits.

Be Mindful of Noise Levels

A few guests noted that the hostel could be noisy at times, particularly with loud TV and internet issues. Consider packing earplugs if sensitive to noise or opting for private accommodation for a quieter stay.

Inquire About Social Events

While some guests mentioned a lack of social happenings initiated by the hostel, it's worth asking the staff about any planned activities or events during the stay to enhance the social experience.

Consider Security Concerns

Guests reported instances of feeling uncomfortable due to security-related issues, such as the lack of locks on room and bathroom doors. It's advisable to inquire about security measures and room features to ensure a secure stay.

Plan for Breakfast

Guests appreciated the breakfast offered at the hostel, but it's essential to be aware of the breakfast cost and options available to plan accordingly.

Check for Language Barriers

Some guests encountered challenges with communication due to language barriers, particularly with staff members who spoke limited English. It may be helpful to have a translation app or basic Portuguese phrases handy for smoother interactions.

Be Cautious at Night

While the hostel itself was generally considered safe, a few guests advised exercising caution when walking around the neighborhood at night. It's advisable to be mindful of the surroundings and take necessary safety precautions.

Consider Alternative Accommodations

In cases where guests experienced significant discomfort or dissatisfaction, it might be worth considering alternative accommodation options in the area.

Location

Rua Dr. Artur Neiva, 4, Salvador 40140-210

What's nearby

  • Farol da Barra Beach0.5 km
  • Fort Santo Antônio da Barra1 km
  • Farol Da Barra1 km
  • Praia do Porto da Barra1.2 km
  • Solar do Unhao3 km
  • Museu de Arte Sacra3.5 km
  • Elevador Lacerda4.1 km
  • Convento e Igreja de São Francisco4.2 km
  • Praça da Sé4.3 km
  • Cathedral Basilica of Salvador4.3 km
  • Museu Afro-Brasileiro4.4 km
  • Forte de São Marcelo4.5 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 12:00

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

When to book a room at Hostel Barra

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FAQs when booking at Hostel Barra

  • Where is Hostel Barra located?

    Hostel Barra is located at Rua Dr. Artur Neiva, 4 in Barra, 3.5 km from the center of Salvador. Farol da Barra Beach is the closest landmark to Hostel Barra.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Hostel Barra?

    Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Hostel Barra.

  • Does Hostel Barra offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Hostel Barra offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Hostel Barra from the airport?

    Hostel Barra is 22.9 km from Salvador Luis E. Magalhaes. Hostel Barra is 60.5 km from Valença.

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Good to know

Value for money

8.8

Distance to city center

3.5 km

Nearest Airport

Salvador Luis E. Magalhaes

Distance to airport

23.6 km