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Vila Gale Salvador, Salvador

4.5-star4.5 stars
Rua Morro do Escravo Miguel 320, OndinaSalvadorBA41700 000Brazil
Hotel in Salvador near Jesus da Barra
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
Tasty breakfast
Rather comfortable
Wellness Area
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved
Vibe is not too good
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Vila Gale Salvador, Salvador

from $60
  • Standard Single Room
  • Apartamento
  • Standard Single Room, Sea View
  • Family Apartment
  • Superior
  • Suite Superior
  • Standard Room, 1 Bedroom
  • Apartamento Com Cama Extra
  • Superior Com Cama Extra
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About Vila Gale Salvador, Salvador

Vila Gale Salvador is in Ondina, home to one of Salvador's most famous beaches. This oceanfront hotel's back patio offers a dramatic view of the Atlantic Ocean and the rocky beach below, and you can follow a walkway from the pool area to direct access to a sandy beach suitable for swimming. The 500-year-old Forte Santo Antonio da Barra, veteran of centuries' worth of wars, is less than 1.5 miles (2.25 kilometers) west. Estadio de Esportes UFBA, the stadium of the Universidade Federal da Bahia, is 2 miles (3.5 kilometers) away. The Jardim Zoologico is 3 miles (4.5 kilometers) east. Limited garage parking and valet are available.

You can start your morning at Vila Gale Salvador with a trip to the complimentary breakfast buffet, a generous spread that includes hot dishes and fresh fruits. The hotel restaurant, Dunas, serves traditional Portugese cuisine. The 2 on-site bars have menus of cocktails, and one offers poolside service.

Vile Gale Salvador has an outdoor pool that offers panoramic ocean views. The hotel also has fitness equipment, a spa tub, and a sauna. The hotel also offers massages. Need to research other family-friendly attractions? Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel (surcharge), and the business center is open 24 hours a day, offering computers and technological assistance. Other amenities includes currency exchange, luggage storage, translation services, and an Internet point.

In your guestroom, you can watch cable and free movie channels on TV, while also taking advantage of the free WiFi. Guestrooms were renovated in 2011. Amenities include hair dryers, minibars, and laptop-compatible in-room safes. Free cribs/infant beds are available.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 224 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • One meeting room
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2001
  • Elevator/lift
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 29-inch TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Dunas - This restaurant specializes in Portuguese cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Vila Gale Salvador, Salvador’s small print

Also known as

  • Vila Gale Hotel Salvador
  • Vila Gale Salvador
  • Vila Gale Salvador Bahia, Brazil
  • Vila Gale Salvador Hotel
  • Vila Gale


  • All guests staying in hotel guestrooms must be registered with the hotel.
  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

  • Parents traveling with a child under 18 must present the child’s birth certificate and photo ID (passport for foreign visitors) upon check-in. If only one parent or legal guardian is traveling with the child, that parent or legal guardian must also present a notarized consent of travel signed by both parents. Visitors who plan to travel with children should consult with a Brazilian consulate office prior to travel for further guidance.

    Parents or a legal guardian traveling with children under 18 years must present the child's birth certificate and an identity card with photo (passport, for example) at the check-in. For international travels from Brazil, if just one of the parents is traveling with the child, she/he must present – in addition to the child's certificate of birth and identity card with photo – a letter authorizing the trip signed by the other parent with a notarial certification of signature. In case the parents or the legal guardian, as applicable, cannot or are unwilling to give this authorization, a judicial authorization is required. People who intend to travel to Brazil with children must consult with the Brazilian consulate before traveling for more information.

    Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

    Parking height restrictions apply.

    Optional extras

    Valet parking costs BRL 25 per day

    We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

    What’s around Vila Gale Salvador, Salvador


    • In Barra
    • Forte de Santo Antonio da Barra (28-minute walk)
    • Jesus da Barra (15-minute walk)
    • Farol da Barra Beach (22-minute walk)
    • Porto da Barra Beach (34-minute walk)
    • Ondina Beach (9-minute walk)
    • Barra Shopping Mall (21-minute walk)
    • Nautical Museum of Bahia (27-minute walk)

    Getting around

    • Salvador (SSA-Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes Intl.) 38-min drive
    • Valet parking (surcharge)

    Vila Gale Salvador, Salvador

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