Romantic garden and sea view (Pelo)

Bed & Breakfast - Private room · Rua Direita de Santo Antônio, Salvador, Bahia 40301-280, Brazil

The Space

Dreaming holiday in the very heart of the historic center of Salvador.

Looking for a unique apartment in Salvador ? Looking for a warm welcome, lots of space for you and a huge and beautiful lobby to meet with other guests ? Want to live in an authentic colonial neighborhood which is very quiet and probably the safest area of Salvador ?

Sounds good to you ? Don't look further , you get it! ''La Maison' de Salvador is definitely the place for you to stay.

Located a few minutes walk from Pelourinho, the center of Salvador´s tourist and nightlife, ''La Maison'' is in the beautiful Sto Antonio neighborhood that hosts 10 of the 15 smartest hotels and Posadas (guest houses) of Salvador. Security is very high, although as in the rest of Brazil, you must remain vigilant after 22:00. Neighborhood safety is not the only reason why so many hotels have sprung up in recent years in the Sto Antonio street. The beautiful Pelourinho is particularly noisy at night. While Sto Antonio street who once have been the most expensive of the city is still a residential area and remains relatively quite. The exceptional view that the street offers Bayside did the rest of the work to attract plenty very nice Posadas...

I'm an artist. This house is not a Posada. It's my last work... It reflects the syncretism of the city. This is the result of ten years I spent in Salvador, including six years building and decorating LaMaison for you. I made it smart, clean, comfortable and as cheap as it can be.

Natural stones, woodwork and floors, furnitures and works of art, distribution of volumes and the captivating presence of the sea give the house an undeniable charm. And it is not limited only to the ground floor ... Every room, every studio have a large space, sea view and terraces and has its own charm.

As an Artist, I love to create and invent everyday a new world. I'm now living with my son in one of the best place to live on Earth. The small Capão valley...One busnight away from Salvador in the Chapada Diamantina. I'm trying to set up a permaculture environment in a small piece of land. And a River Runs Through It ...Even if I'm far, I am monitoring your stay at La Maison and will stay in contact with you if you need it.

My former wife Yanelis will receive you at La Maison with typical south American empathy. She is not Bahian, she is Cuban. Yanelis speaks French Spanish and Portuguese fluently and understand a bit of English (she's getting better all the time ♫ ♪...). She'll does anything to make you love the house and feel home in a typical southern American way. She can prepare caipirinhas ( the most famous Brazilian cocktail) as well as Mojitos (the Cuban one) or fresh fruit juice for you. We'll try to have always free coffee, please feel free to ask if we forget. And because in Salvador it is difficult to find conscientious workers, Yanelis will personally clean your room before you check in. If there is one thing that Yanelis don't like it's a dirty house.

We are not a Pousada, we won't clean your room during your stay until you stay more than a week or ask it , neither change your sheets. (But we provide you with all what you need to clean the room and bathrooms during your stay ).

When you book this apartment,you have 35 m2 of privacy... In your apartment you'll find an entrance, a large bathroom (sea view from the shower ...), a great bedroom widely open to the sea, and a lovely garden.

Because the house have a lot of small stairs, we won't recommend it for people with locomotion troubles.

10 years living in Salvador give us authority to offer you a wide range of occupations according to your wishes and the local calendar to make your stay in Salvador remains as the highlight of your stay in Brazil. We receive reasonable commissions on these activities when they involve intermediaries that we selected for their good prices and excellent comportment. (Taxi, guides, cooks, maids, etc. ...)

We can prepare a huge and a nice breakfast for you according to your desire, but it's not included in the price. We charge 15 reais/day/person . We can only prepar breakfast if you ask for it one day in advance ( we have to buy the stuff, we work only with frsh products)

Our effort to provide exceptional space for reasonable prices is obvious. On the other hand, we expect our guests to respect other guests, to respect the person who works in the house, to respect the house and the objects it contains as well as the house rules.

Any doubt, Any additional questions? Do not hesitate to contact us, we will respond as quickly as possible.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1.5
Beds: 1
Cleaning Fee: $10
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Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Dog(s)

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  • A very convenient place to stay, very close to the historical centre and ferry port. It was clean, welcoming and comfortable. Xavier is a very helpful host.

    April 2014
    Xavier
    Response from Xavier:

    thanks Georgia, be welcome again

    April 2014
  • Great place nice hosts

    March 2014
  • The reservation was canceled 52 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    January 2014
  • Very nice house, very clean, very spacious and nice room and Xavier is a very friendly and open person. I recommend this place to everybody staying in Salvador.

    December 2013
  • The apartment was very beautiful with indoor and outdoor seating areas. The room I stayed in was very clean, had it's own bathroom and balcony. Very nice. My host was very accommodating even with our language barrier. Breakfast was delicious with a large pot of wonderfully strong coffee. A very pleasant experience.

    November 2013
  • Not the quietest, but definitely one of the nicest places to stay! The house is just gorgeous and the additional breakfast we booked was great.

    November 2013
  • Salvador... What an amazing place. Made all the better for staying at Xavier's house in Santo Antonio. The house has been marvellously designed with art and antiques and has the most spectacular view over the bay. Janelis did a wonderful job of playing host and the location was very well situated within a 10 minute walk to the Pelourinho. We stayed with our 1 year old son who loved the place also. We would definitely recommend this accommodation to anyone.

    November 2013
    Xavier
    Response from Xavier:

    Thanks Tony, It was a pleasure to have you home. We were proud to receive our first baby...Be welcome again

    November 2013
  • We spent 4 nights in Xavier's place that is located in Sant'Antonio, really close to Pelourinho and with a stunning sea view from the balcony! We reccomend Yanelis' breakfast (not included), very very good!

    October 2013
  • The pictures don't do this home justice. From the parlor to the bar, living area and bedroom, Xavier's welcoming home was very beautifully styled . The bed was comfortable. The showers were hot. The wifi access is reliable. The breakfast was delicious.

    Outside of his home is the quiet yet bustling neighborhood of Santo Antonio, located just a minute's walk to pelourinho. In Santo Antonio you'll find lanchanttes, groceries and other odds and ends you may need while here. Think of Santo Antonio as a bedroom community as there are many families living there.

    Janelis, was a most a most wonderful host, who although speaks little English, suffered patiently through my horrible portuguese as I tried to ask her tips about the city.

    I would definitely stay here again.

    September 2013
  • Si vous voulez commencer votre périple, ce logement est idéal ! Placé au début de la rue de de direita de santo antonio ou de situent toutes les maisons colorées du centre historique de pelourhino. Cette grande maison à plusieurs étages est décorée d'objets anciens qui lui donne une atmosphère de musée ! Ici on voyage deux fois dans le temps et a Salvador . Chambre confortable

    November 2013
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Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Português
School
MBA Berkeley / ISG Paris / DEUG histoire Lyon IV
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Permaculteur / Vale do Capão
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English / Portugues / français ENGLISH Hello, my name is Xavier, I'm french, and I'm 52 years old . I study history in france and then business and administration in Berkley (USA) Paris ( France) and Tokyo ( Japan). After working 10 years as an executive , I decided to change my life because i was allways waiting for hollydays to travel... Then I started travelling and travelling till I met my wife Yanelis who is cuban.We mooved to salvador 10 years ago. We have a nice 10 years old son and I' m waiting for him to be a little older to start traveling again, but this time with him... I would love to be able to receive you home, because I love to share what I know about Bahia, but unfortunately, I now leave 500 kilometers away, in a paradise called vale do Capão located in the nice chapada diamantina a montagnous area. I recommend you to have a stay there, and yes, I can help if you want to visit the Capão area. Because I'm living far away with my son, my wife, yanelis, will be the one who will receive you and help you home. As in '' hotel California'' song, it seems that she's program to receive … ( she love it so much...) She speaks French, Spanish and Portuguese and understand a little bit of English. She grown up in Cuba and her vision of salvador and the bahian society is really interesting. By the way, she knows very well Salvador and will be very pleased to share her knowledge with you. I'll allways keep in touch with you by mail if you need I wish you a wonderfull stay in our beautiful house best regards Xavier PORTUGUES Bom dia, meu nome é Xavier, sou frances e tenho 52 anos . Estudei história na França e, depois administração de empresas em Berkley (EUA), Paris (França) e Tóquio (Japão). Depois de trabalhar 10 anos como executivo, decidi mudar a minha vida, porque eu estava sempre esperando as ferias para viajar ... Então eu comecei a viajar e (email hidden) conheci a minha esposa Yanelis .Nós mudamos pra Salvador há 10 anos. Temos um filho lindo de 10 anos e eu estou esperando ele ser um pouco maior para começar a viajar novamente, desta vez com ele ... Eu adoraria recebê-lo em casa, porque eu gosto de compartilhar o que eu sei sobre a Bahia , infelizmente, eu estou morando agora a 500 quilômetros de distância, em um paraíso chamado vale do Caão, na Chapada (website hidden) recomendo que você tenha uma estadia lá, e sim, eu posso ajudar se você quiser visitar o Capão. Porque eu estou vivendo longe com meu filho, minha esposa, Yanelis, será a pessoa que vai recebê-lo e ajudá-lo na casa. Como na canção '' Hotel California'' , parece que ela está programada para receber ... (ela reelmente gosta ...) Ela fala Francês, Espanhol e Português e entende um pouco de Inglês. Ela cresceu em Cuba e sua visão de Salvador e da sociedade baiana é realmente interessante. Ela conhece muito bem Salvador e vai ficar muito contente de compartilhar o seu conhecimento com você. Vou manter contato com você por e-mail depois da reserva e tentar ajuda-lo si for necessario. Desejo-lhe uma maravilhosa estadia em nossa bela casa Abraços Xavier FRANÇAIS Bonjour, Je m'apelle Xavier, j'ai 52 anset je suis français. J'ai fait une fac d'hitoire à Lyon puis un MBA à Berkeley (USA) Paris (France) et Tokyo (Japon). Après avoir travaillé 10 ans en tant que cadre supérieur, j'ai décidé de changer de vie parce que j'en avais marre d'attendre les vacances pour voyager ... J'ai commencé à voyager et voyager jusqu'à ce que je rencontre ma femme Yanelis à Cuba. Nous avons enménagé à Salvador il ya 10 ans. Nous avons un beau garçon de 10 ans et j'attends avec impatience qu'il grandisse un peu plus pour recommencer à voyager, cette fois ci avec lui... J'aimerais pouvoir vous recevoir à la maison, parce que j'aime partager ce que je sais à propos de Bahia, mais malheureusement, je vis maintenant à 500 kilomètres, dans un petit paradis appelé ''Vale do Capão'' situé dans la Chapada Diamantina une zone de montagnes. Je vous recommande un séjour dans la Chaada diamantina, et oui, je peux vous aider si vous voulez visiter la région. Ma femme, Yanelis vous recevra et vous aidera durant votre séjour à la maison. Comme dans la chanson '' hôtel California'' : ' she is program to receive'' (elle aime tellement cela...) Elle parle français, espagnol et portugais et comprends quelques mots d'anglais. Elle a grandi à Cuba et sa vision de Salvador et de la société bahianaise est vraiment intéressante. Par ailleurs, elle connait très bien Salvador et sera très heureuse de partager son savoir avec vous. Je resterais, de toute façon en contact avec vous par mail si vous avez besoin d'aide. Je vous souhaite un merveilleux séjour dans notre belle maison cordialement xavier
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