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Mama Ruisa

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this beautiful small property in the heart of Santa Teresa and was comletely overwhelmed by it. I did not stay there, but it must be like living in a small paradise if you do. It is so peaceful and beautifully decorated. The French owner definitely has a feel for a style and loves art. Do not pick a... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Mama Ruisa for 2 nights at the start of our honeymoon and it was amazing. Really cute boutique hotel located in the gorgeous area of St Theresa. The rooms were gorgeous, the food was great and the staff went out of their way to make sure our stay was 5 stars. Definitely recommend for anyone looking for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time at Mama Ruisa, and I have a hard time calling it a "hotel" as it is very different experience from any other ones. The decoration is of very nice, and I understood very quickly that all pieces have been selected years after years by Jean Michel, which makes the atmosphere very special. We felt very... More 

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Bramhall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our favourite hotel during our holiday in Brazil. The owners manage to create a relaxed atmosphere whilst still seeing to your every need. The hotel is beautifully designed with a few quirks that add to its charm. There are great views from many rooms and the lounge area. The breakfast was delicious. The neighbourhood is leafy and quiet... More 

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Thank 112seagull
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

The rooms are large and well appointed. The photo's I have seen really under sell the property not over sell [a nice change]. There are large open areas for you to share with other guests. You won't disturb them and they won't disturb you; if that is your inclination. Everything works, and works well; which I might add I am... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

I could not have dreamed of a better experience, walking into Mama Ruisa on the first day of our honeymoon. All of the stress of our long flight instantly began to melt away even before our first caipirinhas arrived. As luck would have it, we stayed in the Carmen Miranda suite, overlooking the hills of Santa Teresa and Guanabara Bay... More 

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Thank Michael S
Clyde Park, Montana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

This small hotel is dedicated to gracious service. We woke up to a lovely breakfast and ended each day with a dip in the pool. The staff is warm and helpful. Our room was large and comfortable with lots of light and air. We would definitely stay here again if we returned to Rio.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

If you want to stay in Santa Teresa (and you probably do), this is the place to be. Beautifully appointed rooms, lovely pool, attentive staff, this place is fantastic. I only had one gripe, and that was a dog barking once before noon. (I'm a tough room!) Thanks for a wonderful stay in Rio, Mama Ruisa!

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Thank calipete
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Mama Ruisa is very charming and comfortable. It will be my home every time I visit Rio from now on. -The neighborhood is hip and trendy, perfect location. Walking distance from shops and restaurants. - Decor is beautiful, well designed, nice touches in the rooms, quality toiletries. We had a very quiet stay and slept very well in a comfortable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

3 years ago we stayed in MR for one night and liked it a lot so passing through Rio on our way North we came back for 2 nights. It was as great and lovely as we remembered. We got the "red" room downstairs. It is very spacious with a most comfortable bed and has a "bohemian chic" to it.... More 

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Staying in Santa Teresa

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Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors can now stroll through this area to view magnificent mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a former mansion turned museum which houses works by prominent Brazilian modern artists.
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Additional Information about Mama Ruisa

Address: Rua Santa Cristina 132, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-250, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $115 - $440 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mama Ruisa 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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