Hotel Catharina ParaguaçuAddress: Rua João Gomes, 128, Salvador
Hotel Catharina Paraguaçu is set at Palacete dos Gonzaga, a 19th century colonial manor that when restored in 1993 became the charming Salvador hotel that it is today. In order to achieve the desired feel, renowned conceptual artists from Bahia took part in the hotel decoration, which is unique and rich in details. The internal patio displays mosaics created with selected tiles from the collection of the locally known ceramist Udo Knof. Additionally, several works by Mario Cravo - Salvador's premier artist - are displayed throughout the hotel.
The Hotel Catharina Paraguacu enjoys a privileged location, in the bohemian Rio Vermelho district, where guests can enjoy several peculiar restaurants and bars.
The hotel is located in the bustling Rio Vermelho district, an ever popular part of Salvador, known for its local bars, restaurants and the best street food in the city.
From the airport
By car: When you book an accommodation, you can also book your car transfer. It is the most confortable and cheapest way, comparing to taxi, to reach your destination. At the airport there will be a person waiting for you and the transfer is made in confortable cars with air-conditioning.
Another option is rent a car in the airport: there are a several rental-cars companies. And also you can get a taxi till your destination.
By bus: There is an air-conditioning mini-bus during weekdays from 5:00am until 10:10pm available every 15min and from 5:40am until 10:20pm available every 40 minutes during weekends.
The bus station is in front of an Acarajé Stall at “International Arrival Area”.
On the way to the city, the bus goes through the Salvador coast, it is important to remind the bus driver to drop you off at your destination.