Hotel Villa Bahia, Salvador
|Largo do Cruzeiro de Sao Francisco, n 16/18 , Pelourinho, 40026-290, Salvador, Bahia, BRAZIL.|
Description: Hotel Villa BahiaStanding in the heart of Pelourinho, Salvador de Bahia's historic quarter, Hotel Villa Bahia is set in two sympathetically restored colonial mansions, originally dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. After a year's careful and painstaking work, with the participation of local craftsmen and following UNESCO requirements for sustainability, this charming boutique property offers exclusive accommodation in a unique heritage setting.
Hotel Villa Bahia's central location in Salvador de Bahia means that it is ideal for relaxing visits to this spectacular city. Many important landmarks and monuments are within easy walking distance of the hotel, including the historic Elevador Lacerda, the cathedral and the Mercado Modelo, among many more. Visitors will find countless cafés, taverns and restaurants in the delightful cobbled streets around the hotel, and the city is also famed for its chic shopping. Salvador boasts a number of fine beaches, and Porto da Barra has been classified as one of the world's top three beaches.
Villa Bahia features two peaceful patio courtyards, one with lush plants and an elegant fountain, and the other with a hanging garden and a small pool. Indoors, the hotel's public rooms contain authentic period furniture, noble timber flooring and high ceilings, in keeping with the heritage nature of this splendid building. Adapting French techniques to local ingredients, the restaurant offers first-class contemporary cuisine with the richness of local flavours. Breakfast is served in the elegant dining room or outdoors in the courtyard.
Type of rooms: Hotel Villa BahiaLuxury Rooms:
Hotel Villa Bahia has seventeen rooms, ranging in size from 28 to 40 sq m, arranged on three floors, overlooking either the Baroque Church of Sao Francisco or the Villa's leafy courtyards.
Each room, through its decoration, reflects a particular period in Bahia's history: Africa, Asia, Europe, the styles blending together to create a local soul. Luminous and serenely romantic, rooms feature high ceilings, four-poster beds, wooden floorboards, and dashes of tangy colour. All the rooms on the top floor feature small private terraces.
All rooms feature: Direct-dial telephone, air-conditioning, TV and DVD player, Wi-Fi, safe, hair dryer.
Additional information: Hotel Villa Bahia
Airport shuttle services can be arranged on prior notice. Charges apply.
Pets are allowed on request.
Number of rooms: 17
Official category: 4 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 17th - 18th century/2006.
Languages spoken: Portuguese, English, French, Spanish.Smoking policy: There is a designated smoking area.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, Maestro.
GPS Coordinates: 12° 58' 27.06'' S 38° 30' 32.98'' W
Nearest airport: Salvador-Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport - 25,5 km.