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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are willing to leave the touristy areas of Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon, you should stay at Hotel Santa Teresa. The hotel bears the name of the quaint neighborhood known for its relaxed and more artistic vibe. The hotel has beautiful suites and amenities (including an outdoor pool), an excellent SPA, and a terrific restaurant and bar. It is... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment on our TripAdvisor page. We are very happy to know that enjoyed your stay in our hotel. We hope to welcome you again for an unforgettable stay. Best regards, Mônica Paixão Gerente Geral More 

Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic hotel in St. Teresa - staff walked the extra mile to help and always with a smile on, rooms were fantastic and spacious, interior cool, breakfast buffet perfect, restaurant superb, spa very good, club - cocktail bar the place to see and be seen, pool with a perfect view, great location for walking in the artistic area of St,... More 

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

Dear Jens, Thank you for your comment on our TripAdvisor page. We are very happy to know that enjoyed your stay in our hotel Santa Teresa. We hope to welcome you again for an unforgettable stay. Best regards, Monica Paixão General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is beautifully decorated, rooms are great with modern yet classic decor. The staff is attentive and makes your stay feel special. Complimentary macaroons and a set of flip flops make the arrival all the more special. However, when you are paying roughly 3 times what a regular 4* hotel would cost you, in Rio or anywhere else for... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We are happy to hear that you like the décor and service of our Hotel Santa Teresa. Located in the heart of Rio de Janeiro our hotel provides better access to the main business district, world famous tourist attractions and entertainment areas of the city in just few minutes.... More 

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here just one Sunday night recently and aside from the fact that most fixtures in the rather smalish bathroom would not work properly (sink would not drain, toilet did not flush properly, and hot water regulator would fall off), I was apalled by the total lack of security and managements attitude towards this. Specifically, upon return from dinner... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your feedback, which we truly appreciate. Our aim as a five-star establishment is to offer a warm, friendly and open welcome to all our guests. It is very important to us that all guests get the same attention and service. So, we are sorry to hear that you feel a lack of security.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended to visit Santa Teresa for the food, oh my, it was amazing. We didn't book so we settled for the bar, but what a bar! With amazing views, incredible cocktails and mouthwatering food...if you're in Rio, even for a few days, you have to go! Recommend the Risotto...possibly one of the best dishes we've ever eaten.

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

Dear Sam, Thank you for your comment on our TripAdvisor page. We are very happy to know that enjoyed our Bar dos Descasados. We hope to welcome you again for an unforgettable diner. Best regards, Mônica Paixão General Manager More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

When we book a Relais & Chateau place, we expect a luxury and special place with great service. This place was really beautiful. Great situated and devine interior. But when it comes to hospitality and efficiency this place has to improve a lot. First of all the language skills of the staff is really poor. Most of the staff only... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are very surprised to learn that your experience couldn’t reach your expectations. Our staff is trained and the service that you describe doesn’t reflect the way we work. But thank you for staying with us and we sincerely hope that you will come back and enjoy better our Hotel. Best regards, Mônica Paixão Gerente Geral More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

During all of my many business visits to Rio my hotels have been confined to Copacabana. But during a previous trip I visited the area of Santa Teresa and fell in love with this Bohemian district. I notice this hotel and used tripadvisor to check it out. The reviews definitely enticed me to stay here. I will say upfront that... More 

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

Dear Lyn, Thank you very much for your constructive feedback, which we truly appreciate. Located in the neighborhood of Santa Teresa our hotel is a good option to discover a new Rio. Moreover, built on a colonial farm site, our boutique hotel is a reference of elegance and refinement. We continue to improve this unique place to provide the best... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Great facilities, charmingly decorated and very well cared in the details - a hidden gem you can find riding up the hills of old Santa Teresa. A perfect break from the busy and crowded life on downtown Rio . And you don't need to be a guest to book one of the signature therapies spending a few hours enjoying the... More 

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

Dear Luciano, Thank you for your comment on our Trip Advisor page. We are very happy to hear that you really appreciate our Hotel. Located in the old neighborhood of Santa Teresa, our SPA is a perfect place for relaxation and to live a memorable experience. We hope that you will come back soon to enjoy the other facilities. Kind... More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Lovely hotel very tastefully decorated - especially beautiful pool area. All the staff were extremely helpful (at reception, pool bar, porters and spa) and assisted with organising trips, arranging taxis and spa treatments etc. slight downside is that the standard room was very small and the views, whilst nice are nothing compared to those from christo redentor or sugarloaf mountain.

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

Dear Emily, Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. It is a real pleasure for us to read that you enjoyed your experience at Santa Teresa Hotel. It would be a pleasure welcoming you again. Yours sincerely, Monica Paixão General Manager More 

Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
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150 reviews 150 reviews
41 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The hotel is "tres chique", styled with focus on detail and to make the guests be comfortable. Here one can enjoy all the luxuries, a spa, a nice pool, a trendy bar and a romantic, restaurant with excellent food. We'd stay there again, any time. The staff is corteous and competent, the rooms large enough, well kept and nicely furnished.

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

Dear Jochen, Thank you for your comment on our TripAdvisor page. We are very happy to know that enjoyed your stay in our hotel and liked the décor. We hope to welcome you again for an unforgettable stay. Best regards, Monica 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*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais And Chateaux
Santa Teresa Hotel
Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#8 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#11 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#14 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#49 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

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