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Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux

5.0 of 5 Rua Almirante Alexandrino 660, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-260, Brazil
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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75 reviews 75 reviews
25 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is surprising that Rio de Janeiro has not a lot of excellent hotels. Anyway, today who want to know a less spoken one - and yet quite glamorous ( on the historic part of town ) can stay in Santa Teresa Relais Chateaux. Everything is VERY good - the decor, the silence, the typical food, the comfort, everything without... More

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HotelSantaTeresa, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear Marcos, Thank you for your comment on our TripAdvisor page. We are very happy to know that enjoyed your stay in our hotel and you can enjoy moments of tranquility and pleasure. We hope to welcome you again on your next visit to Rio de Janeiro. Best regards, Mônica Paixão General Manager More

london
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent a couple of nice days here - but I can see why some of the reviews are negative - this hotel isn't for everyone . It's in a pretty location with lush tropical grounds and the neighborhood around it is quaint and arty. I'm really glad we stayed here but the hotel probably suits a certain type. My father... More

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HotelSantaTeresa, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your experience. We will take into consideration all your comments. We always focus on service excellence and is very important the feedback from our guests. I hope to welcome you again in our hotel for it to have an experience even more enjoyable. Best Regards, Mônica Paixão General Manager More

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Overall we had a really nice stay at the Santa Teresa, the area is nice, great restaurants, The tram hasn't been running since 2011 when there was a serious accident, although this is featured heavily in all the areas advertising as well as on the Hotels website, so reliant on taxi's and buses. Tram is being re-built, and due to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
74 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has it all right: superb historic building with amazing decoration in all details, nice and big rooms, one of the best restaurant in Rio and wonderful views. All staff are very professional, nice and friendly and always useful and efficient.

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HotelSantaTeresa, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are very happy to know that we exceeded your expectations. We hope to welcome you again for an unforgettable stay. Best regards, Mônica Paixão General Manager More

New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unlike most other premium hotels in Rio, this one is located in the very idyllic neighborhood of Santa Teresa. There is no beach around and it take at least 20 min. to get down the hill to the center or the beach areas but the area has lots of small romantic streets and nice restaurants that are inviting. The Hotel... More

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HotelSantaTeresa, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your comments. The Hotel Santa Teresa offers a 5 star hotel and young employees are our differential. All received strict training so that our guests receive the best. The SPA it's one of the bests in Rio and therefore the reservation must be made in advance as it is always with many customers. We hope... More

Cascais, Portugal
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is such a shame this hotel is just not there. Located on a quaint little pebbled street, the views over Rio are superb. The gardens feel like you are entering a tropical rainforest with orchids growing off the trees. The pool and bar area are really lovely to lounge around and sip caiprinihas. The rooms are also beautifully and... More

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HotelSantaTeresa, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear Emily, Thank you for sharing your experience. For us it is very important to receive feedback from our guests and we will take your comments seriously. Due the construction of the city there are problems with movement of taxis, but the hotel provides executive taxi which can be booked in advance. All our staff are trained to offer the... More

Sao Paulo, SP
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved the decor of the entire hotel. From the lobby, gardens, hallways, the room, bathroom... the bar is fantastic. The pool is very pleasant. Service is great! The only reason I did not give a 5 is because I did not particularly find the food in the restaurant (for dinner) to the same standard as the rest of the... More

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HotelSantaTeresa, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear guest, We were very happy to know you liked the decor of the hotel. All environments were created for our guests feel comfortable. Our restaurant is considered the best hotel restaurant in Rio de Janeiro and will be a great pleasure to welcome you again to get a second opinion. Best regards, Mônica Paixão General Manager More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second stay at Santa Teresa and definitely will not be our last. Having travelled 15hrs from Dubai, our arrival at Santa Teresa was a welcome treat. The design of the interior and gardens is beautiful yet effortless. It is understated whilst providing all the comforts that you would expect from a R&C property. I cannot recommend it... More

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HotelSantaTeresa, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Katie, Was a great pleasure to welcome you to our hotel for the second time and we will be honored to welcome you whenever you are in Rio de Janeiro. The entire hotel was decorated to provide a pleasant environment for our guests comfort. Hope to see you soon. Best regards, Mônica Paixão General Manager More

Reggio Emilia, Italy
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115 reviews 115 reviews
52 hotel reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

I recently stayed in this hotel and Really liked it. Two plus. 1)Reception staff: prepared, fast, kind. They do speak english. 2)The hotel building, the internal design: really beautiful. One important Minus. 1) some rooms are noisy. We were in room 6 and there was loud techno music coming from a bar outside. We asked to the staff to move... More

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HotelSantaTeresa, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Marco, Thank you for giving us your feedback. We are very happy to know that the reception staff attended well you and your wife at all times. Our bar has acoustic structure and it was an exception happened to you. We hope to see you again soon in our Hotel. Best regards, Mônica Paixão General Manager More

New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The hotel is located in the hillside Santa Teresa district which is a charming and authentic neighbourhood, known for its bohemian spirit, very different from the other famous spots in Rio. I’ve enjoyed the peculiarity of the district very much since it shows a completely diverse and unknown side of the city. At the same time, the narrow, steep and... More

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HotelSantaTeresa, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear Chiara, Thank you very much for your comments. We are very happy to know that you had an unforgettable time in our hotel and you liked the decor of our rooms. Everything was chosen with great care for our guests. We hope to see you soon for another unforgettable experience. Best regards, Mônica Paixão General Manager More

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Address: Rua Almirante Alexandrino 660, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-260, Brazil
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Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux 5*
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