Pousada das Flores is a beautiful 18th century mansion offering traditional style accommodation in San Antonio, a quiet suburb of the Upper City, just a 5 minute walk from the historic centre of Pelourinho. The pousada retains many original features and details, such as solid wooden floors, high ceilings and colonial furnishings, giving an authentic and homely feel.
There are 9 suites in total, all with private bathroom. As well as the 2 standard suites, there are 3 larger superior suites, 3 more superior suites with verandas and views of the Bay of All Saints and the historic city and 1 suite with its own garden. All rooms have ceiling fans, 'phone, fridge, hammock and free internet access. Guests can use the television in the main living room downstairs. A plentiful breakfast is served for guests each morning and the hotel is near a number of restaurants, so there are many dining options.
The pousada offers additional facilities including manicure, pedicure and massage. There is also a safe, laundry service and tourist information from the helpful staff. The hotel is perfectly located for exploring the historic Upper City and also for visiting the beautiful beaches. Water based activities can be arranged, including sailing, surfing, fishing and taking speed boat rides.
Open: Pousada das Flores is open all year.
Location: Pousada das Flores is located in a quiet part of Salvador, within walking distance of the historical district and close to the beach.
Rooms: There are 8 spacious suites with high ceilings, polished wooden floors, wooden shutters and ceiling fans. Rooms on the upper floor have balconies with hammocks.
Activities: Seeing the sites of Salvador, shopping, visiting the beach. The staff at the pousada can advise on local attractions and events.
Facilities: The pousada has a pretty patio where the generous buffet breakfast is served each morning. Massages and spa treatments can be arranged.
Dining: Breakfast is taken at separate tables.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: Salvador is not a malarial area.
Communication: There is free Wi-Fi internet access in guest rooms and public areas.
"Pousada das Flores in Salvador very nice 18thC Portuguese House good restaurant just a block away."