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Mama Ruisa

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Bramhall, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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Clyde Park, Montana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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Tel Aviv, Israel
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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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Cali, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We stayed at Mama Ruisa for two nights, but I would’ve loved to stay longer. The staff was extremely responsive and attentive from the initial booking through departure. Everyone was offered great tips on things to do, see, and buy in the area. I absolutely adored the entire property. All of the small details make a difference. Mama Ruisa is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The reason to stay at Mama Ruisa is the staff. The owner, Jean Michel, assembled a top flight professional, knowledgeable, and friendly crew. Jean Michel himself is all of those things too as I had the opportunity to meet and chat with him. I stayed there 4 nights and like others writing here, wanted to stay a little longer. A... More 

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Marshfield, S Glos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on our last leg of our tour of Argentina and Brazil and we're delighted by the room, the location, the food and the service. A brilliant breakfast on the balcony overlooking the bay was a special experience as was lounging in the shady garden by the pool (a bit chilly at this time of year) You need... 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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $173 - $389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mama Ruisa 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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