New! Most of the dorm rooms has been reformed! Now they have less beds inside, more space and airy!
Situated in a beautiful and totally renovated manor house in Pelourinho, Albergue das Laranjeiras combines colonial-style warmth with modern, efficient facilities. With a complete self-service structure including a snack bar, lounge and TV room, dining room the hostel is rated 'very good, Hostelling International's highest rating.
Hostel Laranjeiras lies right in the middle of a cultural and musical mix: Pelourinho, a UNESCO World Heritage Site! It is one of Salvador's most lively spots. Besides its particular architecture, it is full of cafes, bars, theaters, dance halls and art galleries. Pelô is a festival of Bahian spirit, especially when the Olodum band performs. Guests staying at the Hostel Laranjeira will reach all this on foot, and be able to enjoy Pelô at anytime, day and night.
This Brazilian hostel is also a perfect base for beachgoers, who can take a bus directly at the doorsteps (at Praça da Sé, where also a bus to the airport is available) and get to every beach in Salvador. Or what about an excursion to Plano Inclinado, Lacerda Elevator, Itaparica Island and Morro de São Paulo? Guests have the choice to arrange their stay in Brazil as they like the most.
Private parking facilities and a hearty breakfast in the morning are waiting here for you.
Note: Please note during the Carnival Marc 3rd 2011 to March 08th 2010 A minimum of six nights must be booked from and including the March 8th. To secure reservations in respect of these Special Periods, we would require a full advance payment for the package. In the event of total or partial cancelations there will be no refunds of, or deductions applied to, these advance payments. PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS - Instructions on how to make down payments will be sent by e-mail as soon as we receive a booking request. Local transfers shall be made through direct bank deposit. International transfers shall be made through CREDIT CARD (VISA OR MASTER CARD) . Expenses with deposits and transfers shall be borne by sender alone and are not refundable or deductible from de total amount to be transferred to secure bookings.
Portuguese version: Atenção: Só aceitamos reservas para o carnaval 2010 (3 a 8 de março de 2010 ) por pelo menos 6 noites, incluindo a noite de 8 de março. Para a garantia da reserva, é necessário o pagamento antecipado do valor total da mesma. Em caso de cancelamento da reserva, nenhum valor pago poder ser reembolsado ou devolvido, sob qualquer hipótese. INSTRUÇÕES DE PAGAMENTO - Enviaremos por e-mail instruções de como fazer o pagamento do valor restante, logo após recebermos a sua reserva. As despesas provenientes de pagamentos efetuados do exterior serão por conta do hóspede e não poderão ser deduzidas do valor da reserva.
From the Airport:
take the Airport-Praça da Sé 'executivo' bus . Get off at the last bus stop Praça da Sé and cross Terreiro de Jesus Square until São Francisco Church. Following this street - Ordem Terceira ( old Inacio Acioli) around the corner with Rua das Laranjeiras, you can see the hostel.