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Maria Santa Teresa

Rua Aprazivel, 163, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-270, Brazil
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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

My husband and I stayed in the Master Terrace Room, which had fantastic views, comfortable bed, fun décor, great bathroom (and great bathroom products!). The reception area was unique, artsy, very trendy--we loved the vibe. Pool area was great, and also had wonderful views of the city. The hotel is very secure, and staff was super helpful. We were robbed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

It is a little bit far away from center and amenities, but it is a very good location to stay. You can feel at home, the staff is kind and ready to satisfy any desire, room was clean and...a little surprise was given after the first night. The guy Bruno is lovely. we hope to come back to Maria Santa... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

This guesthouse (in picturesque Sta Teresa) offers a very relaxing place to stay, far and high enough from the sometimes overwhelming busy, noisy and smelling streets of Rio, but close enough to feel right in the middle of this sparkling city. The view from your room or terrace is stunning. Walk down the street and big chance there is a... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Lovely British couple own this hotel. We had an enjoyable stay. Facilities were good and the advice given was sincere and honest. Would like to stay here again. A little out the way, but due to "safety fears" we decided to stay here. nice neighborhood, if you don't mind the steep walking.

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Antwerp
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We stayed 4 nights in this guesthouse, I would definetely recommend it! Nice staff, very helpful, good cook, free drinks and snacks. The rooms are beautiful, so much attention for detail, without making the whole place feel too Disney-like. We lounged by the pool every day after breakfast, great start of the day. The neighbourhood is great too, lots of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Stayed at the Maria Santa Teresa for 3 days and 2 nights and could not possibly be more pleased with the experience we had! First of all the location is unreal. Perched on top of the lovely and gorgeous Santa Teresa area, the views from the hotel/rooms/pool area were absolutely stunning! It is also a couple blocks away from great... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I was very excited of staying at Santa Teresa Guest House in Rio. After all the press they got last year as a pop-up project from a very well known brand, my expectations were very high and I must say, I wasn't dissapointed. If you are looking for a Bohemian spot in the middle of the jungle, surrounded by nice... More 

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Vitoria, ES
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The top of the Hotel who I've been in the last time. There you can find a marvelous Rio de Janeiro's View. The service and the breakfast are amazing. I choose the Maria Santa Teresa always when I'm in Rio de Janeiro. And I never regretted it. <3 I'm in love with this place.

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Thank Luapacheventos
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I stayed with my girldfriend for a few days at the Guest House and had a wonderful time. The hotel is located at the top of Santa Teresa and offers a calme retreat to visit Rio peacefully. Casual decoration, greaty location, helpfull staff and great pool !

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Thank Greg B
Dallas, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

What's so nice about this hotel is that it's removed from the hustle and bustle of Rio and all the tourists found along the beaches: it's like living in Rio rather than just visiting just another hotel in Rio. Beyond the location, Maria Santa Teresa is just a nice place to stay. It's small, which contributes to the homey vibe,... More 

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Staying in Santa Teresa

Neighborhood Profile
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 Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Maria Santa Teresa is Rio de Janeiro's most unique villa property with a distinctive personality that creates a perfect home-away-from-home for any group or private event. With personalized service as top priority, guests are welcomed to a world where the best of Rio is just a simple request away. Built into the hillside, the hotel sits tucked amongst the flora and fauna of the tropical forest. Colonial revival meets Brazilian-chic in the mid-century former private mansion, where six guestrooms, along with ample corners for idling, make up the property. Sweeping views of the stacked metropolis and Guanabara Bay envelop the horizon, as open-plan spaces blur the borders of outside and inside living. Split between four levels, the intimate home welcomes with bona fide Brazilian vitality while offering a tranquil respite from the sizzling city below. Each of the tastefully decorated room at Maria Santa Teresa will provide you with a TV, Free WiFi access, air conditioning and an iPod dock. Featuring a bath or shower, private bathroom also comes with bathrobes and free toiletries. You can enjoy city view from the room. Extras include satellite channels. At Maria Santa Teresa you will find a garden, an outdoor pool and bar. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge and luggage storage. A daily breakfast buffet is also available. The guest house is 1.3 km from Complex of Sports of Fluminense Football Club - Soccer Field, 1.6 km from General Consulate of Germany and 2.4 km from Botafogo Beach. Galeao Airport is 14 km away. Welcome! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maria Santa Teresa

Address: Rua Aprazivel, 163, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-270, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $44 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Maria Santa Teresa 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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