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Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux

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Rua Almirante Alexandrino 660, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-260, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

excellent stay in a blissful environment. the place was love at first sight. even though we intended to stay for four days we managed to change our tickets and extend out stay by one more day. the concierge - a very helpful french lady - managed to provide us with a room and at the same price booked 3 months... More 

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Nantes, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful place. Did not stay in this hotel this time but visited the hotel for a future stay in Rio. The aperitif we had was delicious, the service high class like any Relay & Chateaux. Well worth a visit.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My then-boyfriend and I visited the Hotel Santa Teresa on vacation two years ago, and loved it so much that we returned to get married there! The hotel is beautiful - sophisticated and luxurious rustic charm. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. The pool is amazing and the breakfast is wonderful. The hotel is in a more quiet neighborhood... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luxury.Warmth.Calm. Class. Just perfectly above all other place to stay in Rio outside crowd and sand. The suites are just perfect with a modern colonial arty atmosphère. The réception team is very helpfull and wellcoming. A splurge largely worth it !

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is removed from the commotion of Copacabana and Ipanema and is located in the more bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa. We enjoyed the location. The hotel staff was friendly and helpful in arranging taxis for us. We never waited longer than 10 minutes for a taxi - even on Saturday night. Cabs to Ipanema were inexpensive in comparison... More 

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Hotel Santa Teresa for 4 nights while in Rio. The description of the neighborhood is what drew us here - the hotel is nestled on top of a hill with amazing views in an artsy neighborhood - away from the throngs of beach tourists (but the beaches are still easily accessible). It's walking distance... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with my family for four nights on holiday; we all enjoyed it and would return. That said, like other reviewers have observed, I would say there is more work required before it can be considered five star. Location is really good, high on a hill in a residential area. It is far enough away from the centre... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The property is gorgeous and the restaurant, pool side area and the bar is full of charm. I would have loved to have enjoyed this more but there are just too many nagging issues for this to be a five star hotel and be a Relais & Chateau property. A lot of these issues are already mentioned by other reviewers:... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Santa Teresa is a great hotel in an endearing neighbourhood. The rooms are spacious and well appointed with nice decor. The staff were incredibly helpful and made some great recommendations for places to eat in the neighbourhood and also things to see in Rio, a special thanks to Sydmar (hope I'm spelling that correctly). The best thing they helped... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel. The best we had in Brazil, during our trip. the service is really nice and helpful. rooms are beautifully decorated with Sergio Rodriguez chairs. a beautiful haven in Rio. a good relais & Chateaux definetely

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