Discover the authentic charm of Salvador at this small hotel, occupying a beautifully restored 18th-century home. Located on a quiet street, Pousada des Arts is just a 3-minute walk from Pelourinho, Salvador's picturesque historical core and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Be sure to visit Igreja Sao Francisco, a Baroque church with magnificent gilded interiors. Salvador's famous beaches, including Porto da Barra and Farol da Barra, are about 3.7 miles (6 kilometers) from the hotel. Also highly recommended: The seaside Solar do Unhão, a 17th-century colonial complex that now houses the Modern Art Museum of Bahia (MAM) and hosts special events. It's 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) away.
The hotel's complimentary buffet breakfast includes fresh fruit, home-baked pastries, and premium Brazilian coffee, and is served every day from 7:30 to 10 AM. Inside the hotel, you'll find a colorful collection of original Brazilian art. The hotel is owned by a French-Brazilian couple who also speak English; they'll be happy to help you make the most of your Bahia visit. With just 8 guestrooms, Pousada des Arts can provide a friendly, individualized service. The hotel offers a 24-hour business center and an airport shuttle (surcharge) is available on request.
Each air-conditioned guestroom features a canopy bed and views of the historic city center or Baía de Todos os Santos (All Saints' Bay). Conveniences include desks, complimentary wireless Internet access, minibars, in-room safes, wake-up calls, and IDD (International Direct Dial) phones. Bathrooms come with complimentary toiletries, hair dryers, and showers. Some rooms have private balconies with hammocks.