Pestana Convento do Carmo is one of the most fabulous hotels in Bahia. The Hotel is located in Pelourinho, the Historic Centre of Salvador, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The "Pelô" as it is also known, has undergone few changes to its original urban structure of baroque architecture, since the 16th century.
The Convent, initially built in 1586 by the First Order of Carmelite Friars, has been throughout the centuries the stage of many significant events of the Brazilian history, and is nowadays, after careful restoration works, the first luxury historic hotel in Brazil
The impacting architecture of the Convent combined with furniture and works of art, achieve an elegant and refined atmosphere, present right from the guests' first contact at the imposing reception desk. The services sophistication ensures an unforgettable experience. The quietness of the pool or the awesome saunas are a great choice for those who wish to get away from all their worries.
The reunion between the old and the modern found at this hotel in Bahia makes this a unique place to have company meetings and other events. The typical 16th century construction makes this location a perfect choice for those who wish to make an impact. Even though we are in an ancient convent, Pestana Convento do Carmo is fully equipped with the most modern systems, and is considered one of the best hotels in Brazil.
Conventual restaurant welcomes you in the morning with a generous breakfast and invites you to enjoy Portuguese cuisine at lunch and dinner. For a short break and a snack, you may also try the Todos os Santos bar.
Pestana Convento do Carmo has 60 apartments and 19 suites, including 1 Master Suite.
The hotel has been awarded several times, among these are the American magazine "Travel+Leisure" award for one of the best new hotel units in the world, and the award of Guia 4 Rodas, 2007, for "Melhor Hotel em Local Histórico" (Best Hotel in a Historic Place) and the acknowledged "The Leading Small Hotels of the World".