Booked this hotel based on reviews and recommendations and I was not disappointed. It was not far from the airport and the historical centre of Salvador. This is a business hotel with all the amenities needed. The rooms are large And we'll appointed. I didn't want to stay in Pelorinho. I felt comfortable in this area and just got the bus to the historical part of Salvador when required. The breakfast was good and Salvador shopping mall was just five minutes away.
Located near 3 big shopping malls, halfway between the airport and the historical center of Salvador, this hotel offers a pleasant stay, nice large rooms and a very nice breakfast buffet with cook-to-order eggs and omelets.
We were in Salvador for a conference, and Hotel Matiz was one of the preferred hotels -- with good reason! Although our Portuguese was limited, the highly professional staff did everything to make our 5 night stay a delight. The food was excellent, both the evening meal and the included cafe da manha. Great selection and very plentiful. Taxis were always at the ready, and tours were quickly arranged.
Take a day trip to Praia do Forte and Projeto Tamar. The half day tour of the old city is wonderful.
With its office towers and shopping mall, Iguatemi serves as Salvador's modern commercial center. Major thoroughfares, including the Avenida Antonio Carlos Magalhāes and Avenida Tancredo Neves run through Iguatemi and a bus hub also serves travelers. Find the Edificio Casa do Comércio to see an example of contemporary architecture in this neighborhood.
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