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Hotel Santa Teresa Rio MGallery by Sofitel

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel santa Teresa is the most stunning place to spend a romantic weekend for 2. Loved the hotel and the kind staff, in special Aroldo who served our breakfast with an eagle eye for the details. We will come here every year again!

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

Dear Mr Juan, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at our Hotel Santa Teresa Rio MGallery by Sofitel. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team, especially with Mr. Aroldo. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful hotel in the charming neighbourhood of Santa Teresa. Staff were great and accommodated our early check after arriving on a 5am flight. Our room was amazing and had a view out over the city and up to Christ Redeemer. The pool is lovely and the breakfast had lots of healthy options, plus they catered for lacto free and gluten...

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

Dear Ms., We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at our Hotel Santa Teresa Rio MGallery by Sofitel. We are delighted to read that you had a pleasant stay and enjoyed our reception services, driver, view, and breakfast. It is always encouraging to learn that guests are satisfied with our service as it is what we strive for...

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amidst the joyful noisy happy hubbub of Carneval, we enjoyed this quiet hideaway in the midst of it all. We had the privacy and coolness we wanted with outstanding food at dinner and breakfast and lots of neighborhood parades and celebrations just out the door. It was magical!

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

Dear Mrs, We are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay at our carioca refuge. It is nice to know that our location, restaurant and ambiance have pleased you. Thank you for taking your time to share your experience at Hotel Santa Teresa Rio MGallery by Sofitel on Tripadvisor. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Best regards,...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best hotels I have ever stayed at. Incredible views as well as personable staff. Stunning location and a very clean pool. Great cocktails, really nice hammock and modern rooms. An absolute must!

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

Dear Mr., Thank you for sharing your experience at our Hotel Santa Teresa Rio MGallery by Sofitel on TripAdvisor. We are glad to read that you had a great stay and that our services, view, pool, rooms and bar have pleased you. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Best regards, Stephane Menou

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking to escape the bustle of Rio, this might well be the right hotel for you. Hidden away between the steep, cobbled streets of Santa Teresa, this hotel is an oasis of calm. The terrace and outdoor pool blend seamlessly into the gardens and the panoramic views across the heart of Rio and the bay beyond are incredible....

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

Dear Mr. Gordon C., Thank you for sharing your experience at our Hotel Santa Teresa Rio MGallery by Sofitel. Our goal is to offer excepcional services to our guests and your feedback is how we know if we are delivering what we propose. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay in our urban refuge and that our...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved our stay in this beautiful hotel. Great neighborhood. Everything about our stay was fantastic. Spent 2 nights in Santa Teresa before heading down to a hotel at the beach. Pool area is beautiful & tranquil.

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

Dear Mr. Sian, We are glad that you enjoyed our location and pool area. Thank you very much for sharing your experience in our hotel in this page. Your opinion is of great importance to us. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best regards, Stephane Menou

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I merely had an overnight stay here , I wish it had been longer . Interesting older building with some very nice art about the place . The reception staff were very friendly as were the doormen and valet staff . I only had time for breakfast which I recommend highly , my eggs florentine was exquisite, thank you chef...

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

Dear Mrs. Jill, We are flattered to read your evaluation. It is good to know that our building, services, decor and brekfast have pleased you. Thank you for taking for time to write this comment on TripAdvisor. We hope to welcome you back for a longer stay next time. Best regards, Stephane Menou

Fort Worth, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant at Hotel Santa Teresa is outstanding. We dined there both nights of our stay. Furthermore, the decor is quite special with many artifacts, and the extensive gardens are beautiful and carefully tended.

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

Dear Harry, Thank you very much for living this comment on TripAdvisor. Your avaliation is how we know that we are delivering the outstanding services that we propose to our guests. We are happy to read that you had a nice stay with us and enjoyed our restaurant, decor and garden. We welcome to wecolme you back soon at our...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small laid back luxury hotel. Authentic charm of and old coffee farm. Beautiful decor of reused wood and wooden object. Situated I the calm districts of Santa Teresa uphill from the busy center of Rio De Janeiro. Perfect room with nice city view. Lovely pool area. Beautiful and tasteful restaurant- both for breakfast and delicious dinner.

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Dear Mr. Carsten, We are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay in our Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel. It is nice to know that our location, decor, pool, view and our restaurant has pleased you. Thank you for taking our time to write this review on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is very important to us. We hope to...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent on all accounts. We will make this our home for Rio for all the times we come here in the future . Thank you everyone for such a personal experience . The restaurant inclusive of the pool bar as well

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

Dear Mr. Anthony, It is with a great pleasure that we receive your evaluation. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed our restaurant, pool bar, and felt comfortable in our hotel. Thank you for considering here your home in Rio. You hope to welcome you back many times. Best regards, Stephane Menou

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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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Food & drink at the hotel
Tereze
Tereze
Cuisines: Brazilian, Bar, Pub, International
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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 Rio 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: RM1,032 - RM1,586 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Santa Teresa Rio 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 Rio MGallery By Sofitel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#11 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#11 Spa Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#18 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#21 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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“Get a first floor garden room with enormous doors opening onto a covered private veranda and into the cool garden!”
 of 5 bubbles 1200florida, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“excellent.. A brilliant little office for us looking out over Rio from the top of the hill”
 of 5 bubbles anthonyhorth, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“terrace room”
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