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Pousada Esmeralda

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Salvador, BA
Reviewed 14 April 2017

SO where to start, the rooms are all unique and carefully decorated ( we were coming back and forth from trips and stayed in almost every room) The shared space is homely and welcoming and last but not least the family that run this place are the sweetest and extremely helpful (that's an understatement)...with local knowledge and experience of all...

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TALIANI M, Propriétaire at Pousada Esmeralda, responded to this review

Thanks you understand the spirit of our home. welcome back ........regards

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

A lovely stay in a home / guest house in a quiet part of this chaotic city. Lovely room, lovely breakfast and just very calm and peaceful. And the owners go beyond the call to make you feel at home - they even did some urgent printing for me which was incredibly helpful! Thanks - I owe you!

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Reviewed 11 November 2016

Madame Nathalie welcomed us warmly even though we arrived later than expected. She was a great hostess for our entire stay. The room was comfortable and clean, with an entrance into the backyard garden. She makes her own jams and preserves, breads, and cakes for breakfast. The pousada is in a safe area and a direct 20 minute walk to...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I really can't even put into words how wonderful Pousada Esmeralda is. I made a booking and then was joined by 5 friends....we stayed for nearly a week because we couldn't bring ourselves to leave! Marco truly welcomed us into his home, providing excellent recommendations, making bookings, and generally being wonderful. I am so grateful to Marco for making us...

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

I had a great time at Pousada Esmeralda. Natalie and Marco were very helpful and treated me like family. They gave me great recommendations and made sure my stay was comfortable. I stayed in the Amazon room which was nicely decorated. The breakfast in the morning was very delicious. The pousada is also walking distance to Pelourinho which was nice....

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TALIANI M, Propriétaire at Pousada Esmeralda, responded to this review

Hello Jessie, Thank you for your positive review! We're glad you liked Pousada Esmeralda, the location, the house decoration design, our rooms and also our handmade breakfast! Thanks for you too, it was so interesting to share this moment with you .

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We spent most of two weeks at Pousada Esmeralda: a great experience. Nathalie and Marco are fantastic hosts, always going the extra mile to help and advise their guests about how to get the best out of a visit to Salvador - a lovely city, but one that benefits greatly from their local knowledge. The rooms are comfortable, home-made breakfasts...

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TALIANI M, Propriétaire at Pousada Esmeralda, responded to this review

Return Mattew with much pleasure . Thanks to this so nice family Regards Nathalie

Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We stayed with three friends in one room; which was wonderfully decorated. There was just one other guest staying in the B&B and everything had a very family like atmosphere. The breakfast is very elaborate; though a bit on the sweet side. The location is perfect, just out of the action, but still close enough to walk to the center...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 4 February 2016

this pousada is the best choice in Salvador.we were very lucky to have chosen it because oif the many positive reviews, which turned out to be true. It started with heartly welcoming of the owners, then our room was so nice and clean and spacious with comfy bed. the french breakfast was excelent!the lovely cat was another nice detail which...

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Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

The most pleasant, interesting and helpful hosts that I have ever come across. They made our stay in Salvador truly amazing and memorable. From great restaurant recommendations to guiding us through events happening in Salvador, they were always on point. Each morning we were greeted with big smiles and delicious breakfast. The location is perfect as it is right in...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2015

We had THE most fantastic time whilst at Pousada Esmeralda. We stayed our first few nights in Brazil there and the hosts, Natalie and Marco, couldn't have made us feel more welcome and relaxed. We had big kitesurfing bags with us and they were so helpful letting us keep our extra bags at the Pousada whilst we went away on...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nathalie and Marco, a French-Italian couple, will be glad to welcome you and help you get familiar with the beauties of this region, which they have known and loved since the year 2000!!! Nathalie and Marco's Pousada is located in the historical centre (citadel or stronghold, according to historians) of Salvador, in the Santo Antonio neighbourhood, a natural extension of the Pelourinho There are 7 rooms in the Pousada; each with its private bathroom. The common area has a small kitchen where guests can prepare individual meals or snacks, and where all the appliances needed for children's meals can be found. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada Esmeralda

Address: Ladeira do Baluarte 29, Salvador, State of Bahia 40301-385, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Salvador > Santo Antonio
Price Range: ₹ 2,253 - ₹ 5,435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Amazon room was lovely.”
jessier999, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Pay little bit more and take bigger room”
Karelcermak, 26 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Ask Nathalie to help you make a selection based on your needs.”
Marc0991, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Choose a room away from street if you were are sensitive to noise at night.”
shidant, 3 Jan 2013 | Read review
“We stayed in the Indian room, which was nicely decorated by Nathalie. But all rooms are beautiful!”
Chatho, 24 Nov 2012 | Read review
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