Hotel Santa Teresa
Rua Almirante Alexandrino, 660, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Neighborhood: Santa Teresa
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Here’s an entirely new take on the familiar city of Rio de Janeiro. The gentrifying, bohemian Santa Teresa district is an exception among Rio’s most desirable neighborhoods, in that it’s high up on the hillside rather than down along the beach. This is a district full of colonial mansions and artists’ workshops, with charming little boutiques rather than luxury-brand showrooms.
The top hotel in Santa Teresa is, well, the Santa Teresa; and it’s only natural that the hotel should be equally full of personality, a 44-room boutique hotel in a hybrid modern-colonial style. The place is packed with indigenous arts and crafts, and the interior design is nothing if not subtle: though it’s full of iconic design pieces from the likes of Brazilian modernist Sergio Rodgrigues, what’s most noticeable is the focus on materials, namely splendid Brazilian hardwoods, natural fabrics and fibers, and even the odd bit of local stone.
Small though it may be, the Santa Teresa isn’t short on luxuries: there’s an outdoor pool and a full-service spa with an exclusive line of spa products by Natura. The restaurant and lounge are more than perfunctory, which helps make up for the fact that the hotel isn’t terribly close to the traditional centers of Rio — you are, however, very close to the center of Santa Teresa, and you might not even miss trusty old Copacabana or Ipanema.
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How to get there: Hotel Santa Teresa is located 3.5 km (10 min) from Santos Dumont Airport and 20 km (35 min) from Galeao Airport. transfers can be organized for BRL70 from Santos Dumont and BRL160 from Galeao, per way. Please contact CustomerService@TabletHotels.com for assistance with airport transfers.
- Complimentary upgrade upon hotel check-in, based upon availability
- Spa voucher worth $50 US
- One complimentary glass of champagne or one cocktail, per guest, upon arrival (a value of about BRL 25 per guest)
- Complimentary breakfast per guest (max 2 guests; a value of 45 BRL per person)
- 44 Rooms
- Style: Cutting-Edge
- Atmosphere: Quiet
- 17 Guest Reviews
- Hotel Santa Teresa
- Rua Almirante Alexandrino, 660
- Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Neighborhood: Santa Teresa
Hotel amenities and services
- 24 hour concierge
- 24 hour front desk
- 24 hour medical assistance
- 24 hour room service
- Babysitting (on request)
- Beauty salon
- Business center
- Free wi-fi
- Luggage storage
- Multi-lingual staff
- No pets allowed
- Offsite gym facilities
- Outdoor swimming pool
- Self service parking (charges apply)
- Spa treatments (on request)
- Steam rooms
- Turkish bath
- Valet parking (charges apply)