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Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a beautiful retreat from rio active beach side. i was not expecting such a surprising destination in this neighborhood of santa teresa. Beautiful garden, great pool, excellent service...their restaurant tereze is amazing try the lobster

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SMenou, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear Alicia, It is nice to read that you had a memorable experience at our hotel. We are happy to know that you liked our location, pool and restaurant. Santa Teresa neighborhood is, indeed, an unique place in Rio. We appreciate the fact that you commented here. Your feedback is how we know that we are delivering the outstanding services...

Rhode-Saint-Genese, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most pleasant hotels we have used in recent years. We could happily have stayed an extra day or two. The swimming pool was really nice after a day's tourism. If ever we return to Rio, this is where we will stay.

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SMenou, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear Bernard M., Thank you for sharing your opinion here. We work hard to give our guests an outstanding experience and that is why your review is so important to us. We are glad to read that you had a memorable time in our hotel and that you could enjoy our pool. We hope to see you again soon. Best...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my girlfriend in September 2016 for Labor Day and this place rocked. Beautiful very clean rooms, awesome views and close to everything .. all the main bars are just down the street. The pool is super cool .. wooden deck and bar area close by .. and the view from the pool deck is awesome. Highly...

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SMenou, Gerente at Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear Tom L., We are glad to read that you and your girlfriend had a memorable stay in our Hotel Santa Teresa Rio MGallery by Sofitel. We work hard to offer to our guests an outstanding service, it is good to know that you enjoyed our pool and the atractions around our hotel. Thank you for taking your time to...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Santa Teresa Hotel for 2 days and had the most amazing time. Staff is helpful and kind. Place is beautiful and the pool is breathtaking! We loved spending all day lounging by the pool and having amazing tapas (try pasteis de Muqueca de Camarão). Rooms are charming and clean. Breakfast is amazing. Spa is...

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SMenou, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear Renato, We are very happy that you and your wife had a good time in our Hotel Santa Teresa Rio MGallery by Sofitel. It is nice to read that you enjoyed our pool lounge, breakfast and spa and that we were able to provide you our best services. We work hard to give our guests an outstanding experience and...

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Charme, atmosphere and very attentive service characterize this Santa Teresa gem. Extended my stay and enjoyed healthy breakfasts, the bar by the pool and an easy going environment with full support for any local arrangement. If you want something special enjoying a cultural area like Santa Teresa, off the Copacabana-Ipanema-Leblon strip, look no further!

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SMenou, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear Roberto R., Thank you for sharing your experience at Hotel Santa Teresa Rio MGallery by Sofitel. We are very glad you enjoyed our breakfast and pool lounge. It´s our mission to host ours guests in an outstanding way. Your feedback is very important to us. We hope you come back soon. Best regards,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay in Santa Teresa Hotel was an wonderful experience. The hotel is located in the heart of the hip and trendy neighbourhood of Santa Teresa above the center of Rio de Janeiro. The hotel is an oasis and allows to escape the rush and noise of the city. The service was friendly and welcoming. The room was furnished in...

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SMenou, General Manager at Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Philip, Thank you so much for sharing with us your experience at our Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel. It's a pleasure for us to receive our guests here and receiving your feedback is a great way for us to always increase our services. We hope to see you again soon, Best Regards,

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Beginning of December 2016 we have visited above mentioned hotel again for the 4th time. It is an wonderful placed hotel. However, this year there was an dramatically decrease in all items visible. It was very loud, Service droped down significantly and reception personal has had severe problems in English conversation. The bar announed in the Website was never availible...

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SMenou, General Manager at Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are really sorry to hear that service did not meet your expectations. Be sure that we will pass the information to all the team. We hope to see you again so we can have an opportunity to change your opinion regarding our hotel. Best Regards,

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

we experienced a great service, great food, great views over rio, but in our room was mildew in the toilet, the glas panels of the shower sections were missing. the room could have some new paint and there was quite a lot of dust on the lamp shades. also the toilet did not have any ventilation or aircon to refresh...

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Dear Mr Fiorentinaf378, Thank you so much for sharing with us your experience at our Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel. It's a pleasure for us to receive our guests here and receiving your feedback is a great way for us to always increase our services. We are really sorry to hear that the room did not meet your expectations....

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I like to stay at this hotel when I have meetings in downtown Rio. It's much more convenient to stay in Santa Teresa than at the beaches. The property is lovely and feels like an oasis. The pool terrace is fantastic. I love the character of the rooms and find them very comfortable. The restaurant is top notch. I hope...

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Dear Mr. SurfingOnARocket, Thank you so much for sharing with us your experience at our Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel. It's a pleasure for us to receive our guests here and receiving your feedback is a great way for us to always increase our services. Thank you so much again and we hope to see you again soon! Best...

Ashburn, Virginia
Reviewed 18 November 2016

The rooms, grounds, pool, pool bar, restaurant, and night bar all are extraordinary. Then, the bed!! It is huge and the most comfortable bed I ever slept on. Staying at this place alone makes it a destination to enjoy for a day or two without leaving the hotel. The service from near the entrance to restaurants all is very friendly...

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Staying in Santa Teresa

Neighbourhood 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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Food & drink at the hotel
Tereze
Tereze
Cuisines: Brazilian, Bar, French, International, Pub
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Santa Teresa M Gallery by Sofitel, in the heart of Santa Teresa neighborhood, offers direct access to the economic hubs of the city, such as Avenida Rio Branco, Botafogo beach, Marina da Gloria, only 10 minutes away from Santos Dumont Airport. It is also close to all the main tourist attractions, such as Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain, Lapa district, Ruins park, Selaron steps, Santa Teresa tram, plus Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon and Barra da Tijuca beaches. It has 44 rooms beautifully decorated with Brazilian design furniture, connected to gardens filled with exotic plants and birds, Le Spa, a serenity escape in the middle of Rio de Janeiro, a pool with a breathtaking view of the city, our Bar dos Descasados, known for receiving a loyal and cool crowd , and last but not least Restaurant Tereze with its contemporary Brazilian gastronomy, ranked as one of the best hotel’s restaurants of Rio de Janeiro. Extras of this hotel Hotel Santa Teresa is a hotel boutique with only 44 apartments and suites, 2 meeting rooms allocating up to 120 people, space and advisory for weddings and social events, pool lounge area, bar, restaurant and spa services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel

Address: Rua Almirante Alexandrino, 660, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-260, Brazil (Formerly Hotel Santa Teresa)
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
Price Range: RM1,023 - RM1,749 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel 5*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais And Chateaux
Santa Teresa Hotel
Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery By Sofitel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#11 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#14 Spa Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#21 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#31 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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