Convento de Carmo is set in a beautiful former friary dating back to the 16th century, in the heart of the historic Pelourinho district of Salvador. The hotel is complete with cloisters and the central courtyard is the perfect place to relax after a day's sightseeing. Facilities include a spa offering a wide range of treatments, a gym and a swimming pool. There is a restaurant which specialises in Portuguese cuisine.
The air conditioned guest rooms combine their original features such as thick wooden doors with modern amenities and comforts, including TV, radio and minibar.
Open: Convento do Carmo is open all year.
Location: Convento do Carmo is located in Pelourinho in the heart of historic Salvador. The airport is 20kms (about a 40-minute drive) away.
Rooms: There are 60 rooms and 19 suites include 1 master suite. All have air conditioning, cable TV, radio, minibar, safe and internet access.
Activities: Sightseeing and shopping in Salvador. Guests can relax in the library, watch TV or a DVD in the lounge or enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of the gardens and courtyards.
Facilities: The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool set in an attractive cloistered courtyard with sitting and dining areas. There is a gym, sauna, jacuzzi and a spa offering a range of treatments. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and specialises in traditional Portuguese food and has an extensive wine list. Snacks and drinks are available in the 2 bars.
Dining: Meals are taken at individual tables.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: Salvador is not a malarial area.
Communication: There is free internet access in guest rooms and Wi-Fi internet access in some public areas.