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All reviewsjean michelsanta teresainteresting furniturefrench ownercharming boutique hotelrooms are hugeguanabara bayold mansionsmall hotela wonderful place to staycobbled streetsfresh fruitpool areaexperience riogloria metrothe ground floornice pool
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Reviewed 7 December 2014

The good: Amazing views of Rio, both the sea and the favelas. It was really important to us that we felt like we were in Rio, not just anywhere, and it ticks that box. Breakfast is lovely Swimming pool is beautiful Lydia on reception gave...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2014

I lovely guest house tucked away in Santa Teresa but very close to the bars and restaurants. The rooms are comfortable and nicely decorated and breakfast on the balcony is a real treat. A great place to relax.

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Reviewed 27 November 2014

There are so many things to love about this hotel. Here are some of them: It's in the fantastic area of Santa Teresa. It's a beautiful colonial house. There is crazy art and artefacts which make it so interesting and bohemian. The rooms are large...More

Thank MMCCHHotel
Reviewed 18 November 2014

My friend and I had three wonderful nights at Mama Ruisa. it was only supposed to be two, but we splurged and stayed an extra night because it was such a warm, welcoming, stylish place in the center of charming Santa Teresa. Flavia and Thomas...More

Thank Debbarak
Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Mama Ruisa as part of our honeymoon and had the most amazing and wonderful time. The house is simply beautiful, with fantastic pieces of art throughout which make you feel as if you are in a private gallery. Our room was spacious...More

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Hotel Amenities
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Multilingual Staff
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US$112 - US$258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$112 - US$258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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