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Hotel Casa do Amarelindo, Salvador, Brazil

Location -┬áCasa do Amarelindo is perfectly located right in the heart of the UNESCO world cultural heritage site of the Pelourinho area of Salvador. The taxi from the airport took around 45 minutes and cost R$90 after a bit of haggling as the stated price is R$107. The hotel can arrange airport transfers for approx R$80 so its worth taking up the offer of this service when you book. Some streets (or Ruas) of the Pelourinho area are pedestrian for part of the day and this was the case for…

Radisson, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Location – My first impression was that hotel was located high up geographically within the Bela Vista part of the city. An area that commands good views right across the city. Upon arrival by taxi from the airport which was approximately 30 mins we were greeted by the porter who took our bags and led us to reception for check-in. Check in/Reception – The reception desk is placed in the huge central atrium and was attended by a couple of staff. The Hotel was previously called the Blue Towers until…