Nice view Pelourinho /St Antonio

Apartment - Private room · Rua Direita de Santo Antônio, Salvador, Bahia 40301-280, Brazil

A two bedrooms unit (double beds) for up to 4 adults in a beautiful house completely renovated in 2013.

We also have 2 units with bathroom, terrace, sea view. See link for visiting the room in my detailed profile.

The Space

The apartment you rent is on the first floor of the house. It comprises an entrance, a bathroom and two bedrooms.
The big room (1 m2) have a comfortable bed (170 cm) and opens onto a balcony with panoramic views of the Bay of All Saints where you can have breakfast or have a drink watching the sunset.
The small room (9m2) has a window with no view and new bedding (140 cm) ( There is a sofa on the picture, but it's a bed you'l find there). Both rooms are equipped with fans.
The bathroom has spacious shower and toilet. It is common to both rooms.

Guest Access

The house have 4 private unit. One is occupied by Yanelis who takes care of our tenants and makes home maintenance.
The other 3 are listed on airbnb.
By renting this apartment, you have access to all parts shown in the photos of the listing ie:
120 m2 ground floor (bar, dining room, art gallery ...)
The kitchen is located on the ground floor. The kitchen is functional and equipped but is not completely finished. You can use it if you wish for lunch and dinner ( unaivalable for breakfasts).
Stairs to climb to the apartment or down to the kitchen may be difficult for people with reduced mobility.

Interaction with Guests

It is with the greatest pleasure that Yanelis on site or myself (by email) will assist you during your stay in Salvador. Do not hesitate to ask Yanelis its deals in Salvador, she is shy but loves to help. We are however not a Pousada and can not guarantee our permanent presence on the premises.

The Neighborhood

Santo Antonio neighborhood has changed! In ten years this district dedicated to a slow decay has seen install the finest guest houses in the city. Not less than 15 charming pousadas in the street!

For what reason?

1/ Proximity of Pelourinho : Close to the lively and noisy Pelourinho where you walk our neighborhood is quiet at night ...

2/ The beauty of the street and the view: In a unique Bahia neighborhood enjoy a quality of life forgotten in the rest of the city .

3/ Safety : The district is one of the safest Salvador .

Close to the house you'll enjoy visiting Fort Santo Antonio( world center of capoeira) and may assist a Samba on the square if you are lucky (50 meters). The Baroque church "Boquerão" is one of the nicest in Town (150 meters). Finally you can enjoy a " arumadinho " or " carne da sol" while drinking a beer at the Cruz de Pasqual (200 meters) unless you prefer the terrace restaurant Ulysses ( known throughout Salvador) 20 meters from the house) ...

Getting around

Most of our guests arrive at the airport. We work with a retiree who can wait and bring you home pretty near the same price as a taxi: 100 reais.
It is also possible to come to the airport by bus during day time.
The embarkation ports for Itaparica, the islands , Morro de Sao Paolo e Boipeba are located close to the house. The bus station is accessible by bus or taxi (25 reais). The area is rich in bus allowing easy access to the beaches.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Price: $427 /week
Monthly Price: $1280 /month
Security Deposit: $142
Cleaning Fee: $28
Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Dog(s)

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • We stopped for the night in Salvador before continuing to Chapada Diamantina. Xavier's place was perfect for the four of us (two couples). It's on the end of a quiet, safe street near a small grocer and bakery, and a 10 minute walk to the Pelourinho, so the location is great. The house is divided into several independent units, and ours upstairs had two bedrooms and a bathroom. One bathroom has a great balcony overlooking the bay. The common terrace downstairs from the unit was truly amazing though. Open to the bay, with a table and many chairs for lounging, it was the perfect place to start and end the day. The on-site caretaker stays in a separate unit, and makes a delicious breakfast (for a small charge) with eggs, fresh fruit, juice and coffee if you request it. We also had Xavier arrange a pickup from the airport which made things very easy.

    Overall the place is very clean, safe and in a great part of the city. The pictures don't do the decor or view justice. Would absolutely stay here again and recommend to anyone visiting Salvador!

    March 2014
  • I have only positive comments! Very beautiful, quiet and clean, and good location.

    March 2014
  • Great flat close to the center and in a pretty safe area. Thanks for the experience :)

    February 2014
  • Once you enter Xavier's home you see just how much time and effort he's invested in crafting a unique and attractive home. We found the upstairs private apartment to be just right. There was often a comfortable breeze coming in and the view is either industrial-chic or ocean blue depending on where you stand and what you want. The bed and pillows were comfortable and clean, as was the bathroom. Xavier was welcoming and even invited us to join him and some friends for New Year's Eve. All of the other guests in his house were very friendly and nice and we enjoyed talking with them. Overall a very positive experience.

    January 2014
  • Awesome awesome place to stay! Xavier - fantastic host, he know's so much about the Brazil's culture, its history etc. Made our stay in Salvador safe & thoroughly enjoyable.

    Thanks Xavier for everything, your place is amazing! xx

    December 2013
  • The reservation was canceled 228 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    November 2013
  • This apartement is just so beautiful! Great waterview, nice location and very nice hosting! We loved it!

    October 2013
    Response from Xavier:

    thanks Simone, be welcome back

  • The journey in Xavier's house was perfect. The room was clean and nice. The room is well located in Santo Antonio area just a few walk (10 - 15 min) from Pelhourinho that enable to be in a quiet area. Flat is perfect if you are a family of 3 or 4.
    You have also a nice sea view but just a little noise from the road downside but that is the price if you want a seaview.
    You will be received by Yanelis who can prepare if you request the best breakfast in Brazil we had!
    Xavier was very helpful to prepare our trip, we highly recommend also to ask for the taxi service.

    October 2013
    Response from Xavier:

    Thanks gergory, we allways try to do our best, be welcome again

  • Très bel appartement avec vue sur la baie et le port de Salvador, propre, dans une belle maison bien décorée. Xavier et Yanelis sont des hôtes très accueillants, sympathiques et serviables. Yanelis prépare d'excellents petits déjeuners à la maison ; elle cuisine également de très bons kébabs dans un petit resto calme et très agréable dans la même rue. Un super séjour!!!

    February 2014
  • Séjour très agréable dans une magnifique maison pleine de cachets.
    Très belle vue. Très bonne situation par rapport au Pelourinho.
    Quartier très calme malgré le murmure de la ville.

    December 2013
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MBA Berkeley / ISG Paris / DEUG histoire Lyon IV
Permaculteur / Vale do Capão
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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