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Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Almirante Alexandrino 660, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-260, Brazil (Santa Teresa)
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Reggio Emilia, Italy
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115 reviews 115 reviews
52 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

New York City, New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so looking forward to this hotel in its "chic" location. Our room had a view- of another room so close we had to keep nasty metal shutters closed- not even a privacy curtain provided. First time we left hotel we were soon back to take off our watches and leave wallets behind..felt very uncomfortable...service by pool was terrible,... More

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

Dear Matt, Sorry for your experience was not as pleasant. We never had problems in the Santa Teresa neighborhood and I think you got the wrong impression. The Relais & Chateaux Hotel Santa Teresa has always good occupation and the fact that you feel it is empty only assures us that we keep our promises to our customers, tranquility. We... More

Florence, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Hotel Santa Teresa in Rio de Janeiro for 4 nights, at the beginning of May 2014. The district is among the most authentic of the city, rich in carioca history and colors. The hotel is wonderful, elegant, decorated with a unique style. Our room, located at the first floor, was impeccable, with a delicious view over... More

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

Dear Mr. Paolo, Thank you so much for share your experience. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed and relaxed in our hotel. At the restaurant Térèze we served the best flavors from Brazil. We hope to see you soon at Relais & Chateaux Santa Teresa Hotel. Best regards, Mônica Paixão General Manager More

Paris, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just came back from World Cup in Rio. I must say that even if the atmosphere in Rio was great my second stay at this Relais & Chateaux was "superbe"! What was a good stay last year turned into a great one this July! Perhaps the city and its "cariocas" helped a lot in this particular time but the staff... More

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

Dear Mr. Danny, Thank you for choose stay at Hotel Santa Teresa again. Was an honor for us welcome you during the World Cup. We were very happy to hear that we exceeded your expectations. We hope to see you in your next trip to Rio de Janeiro. Best regards, Mônica Paixão General Manager More

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to hotel santa teressa on the last 3 nights of our trip in Brasil Salvador/iguacu/rio. We were amazed by the presidential suite offered to us. This suite really amazed us we are use to five stars but the presidential suite was more like having your own apartment with a breathtaking view of rio. We loved the craftsmanship they... 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 are very happy to know that you liked the upgrade we gave you as a surprise and took our presidential suite. We always do the best for our guests and our team was very happy to receive you. We hope to see you soon in the Relais & Chateaux Santa Teresa.... More

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We heard how good the food was at this hotels restaurant so thought we would try it out whilst staying close by for the Football World cup. We where not disappointed. In fact, we returned the next day for breakfast. The ambiance and location are very special.

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Dear Mr. Gateway, Thank you so much for your feedback. We are glad to know that you enjoyed our restaurant. We hope to see you again at our Hotel and restaurant. Best regards, Mônica Paixão General Manager More

MILANO
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

A great hotel, located in the charming and fashionable top-hill district of Santa Teresa. The view from the outdoor dinner terrace is absolutely superb. Can't think of any other places to stay in Rio...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your comments. For us it was a great pleasure to welcome you and we are very happy to know that enjoyed your time at our hotel and santa teresa. We hope to see you in your next coming to Rio de Janeiro. Best regards, Mônica Paixão General Manager More

San Diego, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I am still dreaming about my time at Hotel Santa Teresa & Le Spa. What an incredible experience! I booked my spa reservation several months in advance since I was traveling during the World Cup, and Ana, the Le Spa General Manager, was incredibly helpful. From the moment of my first inquiry to hugging Ana goodbye, every detail of my... More

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

Dear Mrs. Melissa, Delighted to know that you kept such beautiful memories of your stay in our hotel. We were very happy to know that massage at the spa made ​​you so well. The entire staff at Hotel Santa Teresa would like to see you again soon with us. Best regards, Mônica Paixão Gerente Geral 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
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Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux 5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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#3 Spa Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #4 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #4 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #7 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #24 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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The Hotel Santa Teresa, new 5 star boutique hotel spa and the only Relais & Chateaux of the city, is a former colonial ranch located in the heart of the historic district of Rio de Janeiro. The Hotel features the best views of the city, the harbor and the famous bay of Rio. Decoration tropical ethic design was inspired by the African Indigenous roots of the North and East of Brazil, by the great times of coffee and sugarcane. The burnt cement, the lime stones, the golden slates, the tropical woods and the banana tree fibers are being mixed with the contemporary design of artists Sergio Rodrigues, Zemog or Oficina de Agosto. In the hotel's tropical gardens, the 25-meter long polish green slate swimming pool offers unique panoramic views over Rio de Janeiro. With a natural yet luxurious and unique environment, the Spa features beauty and corporal relaxation treatments of the Amazonian brand of Natura. For the gastronomes, the restaurant Térèze, with an industrial wood, linen and steel design is frequented by the high society of Cariocas and offers the best of French cuisine with a Brazilian flair, created by our Chef Damien Montecer. Hotel is close to all attractions such as Christ redeemer Corcovado, Lapa Nightlife, Sugar Loaf, historic center, museums and famous beach of Copacabana. Not to be missed! ... more   less 
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