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Le Relais de Marambaia

Estrada Roberto Burle Marx 9346, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23020-265 Brazil
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#19 of 403 B&Bs / Inns in Rio de Janeiro
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Finding an ideal romantic small hotel in Rio de Janeiro does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Le Relais de Marambaia, a nice option for travelers like you.

The rooms offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a minibar, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

Le Relais de Marambaia features a 24 hour front desk, room service, and beach chairs. In addition, as a valued Le Relais de Marambaia guest, you can enjoy a pool and free breakfast that are available on-site. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

During your visit, be sure to check out one of the nearby restaurants that are within walking distance of Le Relais de Marambaia, such as Bira de Guaratiba (0.3 mi), Bira Restaurante (0.3 mi), or Marambaia Cafe Restaurante & Lounge Club (0.1 mi).

Best of all, Le Relais de Marambaia makes it easy to experience some great Rio de Janeiro attractions like Roberto Burle Marx Site (0.3 mi), which is a short distance away.

Le Relais de Marambaia puts the best of Rio de Janeiro at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Swimup bar
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Water sport equipment rentals
Couples massage
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Neck massage
Steam room
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
Bottled water
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Ocean View
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese


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Grade: 46 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
4Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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kbrosnah wrote a review Jan 2020
Rio de Janeiro, RJ138 contributions54 helpful votes
A great little place about an hour outside of Rio de Janeiro. Close to nice beaches in Gumari and Prainha and the Pedra Telegrafo. The pousada is nice. The rooms are clean with a view of the pool and overlooking the inlet. The view is stunning throughout the day and at sunset. The pool area is very nice with lots of room for sunbathing. The pousada only has seven rooms, so it doesn't get crowded. The restaurant is very good. Breakfast is great and dinner very good. The service can be slow, but there's no reason to hurry anyway. The spa is nice with two treatment rooms. We had massages in the afternoon and they were great. The staff are great. It's a pretty quiet place, but they are always around if you need them. Parking is very limited. They warn about that on the website, but you will need staff's help to get in and out.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
Response from LeRelaisMarambaia, Gerente geral at Le Relais de Marambaia
Responded Jan 31, 2020
@kbrosnah We're happy you had a fantastic time with us! Thanks for your trust, we're thankful for amazing customers like you. We hope to see you again soon!
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M_T_Vargas wrote a review Jan 2020
Rio de Janeiro3 contributions1 helpful vote
I was looking forward to staying at this hotel for months, but my husband and I were enormously disappointed. Although the location and ocean view are truly gorgeous, the hotel itself is pretty run down and poorly kept. Breakfast was nice, but the food served at the restaurant is mostly below average. We had an issue with a really bad pasta dish which I didn’t like, and couldn’t eat for being way too heavy and rich, but the manager went ahead and argued with us about it, instead of simply removing it from the bill and apologizing. The communication with the staff throughout our stay was overall very bad. The reception staff seemed misinformed, and not very well trained to answer basic questions and requirements. We left upset, and with a general feeling that it is a pretentious and poorly managed place. Definitely not worth its price tag.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from LeRelaisMarambaia, Gerente at Le Relais de Marambaia
Responded Jan 5, 2020
Dear M_T_Vargas, Thank you very much for your comment Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. Being known for our great customer service and our food quality , it came as a surprise, as the gnocchis are usually highly valued by our customers. We tried to explain you that this is a rich dish ,definetely not light, that you partially started and that we could not refund. Please feel free to reach out to me directly at direcao@lerelaisdemarambaia.com.br if you have additional information to share. Regards
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706Connolly wrote a review Mar 2019
Perth, Australia172 contributions21 helpful votes
Great Boutique hotel with a very intimate feel. Attentive staff and nice facilities. The view is fantastic. You can relax by the pool or stand up paddle in the ocean where you might see turtles. Ideal for romantic getaways. A hidden gem in Rio.
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
darren_jcLondon wrote a review Dec 2018
london71 contributions48 helpful votes
Heard the beaches down here are fantastic so booked this place. Such a quirky and fun place. Lovely staff and the restaurant is lovely too Quite unassuming from the outside but the rooms all have great views and I suspect their own individual style It’s only 7 rooms and staffed accordingly Nice touches and the bubble bath was already full and waiting for our arrival Great if you like waterboarding and canoeing
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
2 Helpful votes
Diana G wrote a review Jun 2018
41 contributions14 helpful votes
I spent two days in the hotel with my husband celebrating our anniversary. We were the only guests during the week and we could enjoy silence, nature, massage and good food in our own time. After few hours by the pool looking at the spectacular virgin nature you just forget anything else and start enjoying the special things in life.
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Date of stay: May 2018
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Save money on your room and spend taking the best massage you can. Enjoy the pool.
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Response from Tamara P, Gérant at Le Relais de Marambaia
Responded Jun 24, 2018
Dear Diana, good morning,! We thank you for choosing our hotel to celebrate your anniversary! It was a real pleasure to serve you. Feel free to send your suggestions by e-mail, if you wish, to help us improving our rooms. We hope to welcome you again anytime soon. Best regards, Tamara
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BrazilState of Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroZona Oeste (West Zone) / Barra de Guaratiba
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Frequently Asked Questions about Le Relais de Marambaia
Which popular attractions are close to Le Relais de Marambaia?
Nearby attractions include Pedra do Telégrafo (0.03 miles), Inferno Beach (0.6 miles), and Sítio Roberto Burle Marx (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Le Relais de Marambaia?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Le Relais de Marambaia?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Le Relais de Marambaia?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Le Relais de Marambaia?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Le Relais de Marambaia?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bira de Guaratiba, Bira Restaurante, and Tia Palmira.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Le Relais de Marambaia?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a sauna during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Le Relais de Marambaia?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese.
Does Le Relais de Marambaia have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.