The perfect urban retreat for those enjoying the colour of Rio, Hotel Santa Teresa is an attractive boutique hotel that sits on the top of a hill in a quiet part of the city and offers guests peace and tranquillity in stylish surroundings. The hotel has a range of accommodation that is perfectly suited to couples.

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Room Types

All of the rooms in this delightful hotel are light and bright as they have a tropical theme and are painted totally in white with crisp white bed linen to highlight the beautiful wooden floors and the unique pieces of rustic furniture – much of it crafted by local artists. There are lovely pieces of carved wood and pots of delicately coloured orchids to set the scene.

With comfort in mind, each room has either a king size bed or two singles. There is a 27” cable TV with on-demand TV channels. There is high speed Wi-Fi and internet, a mini bar and air conditioning. The rooms have lovely views over the city, hotel gardens or the courtyard. There are stylish bathrooms again with the use of white to highlight the wooden features and there are robes, slippers and toiletries provided.
  • Superior Room

    This delightful 25m² room is both elegant and comfortable with lovely views. There are chairs for relaxing and a private bathroom.
  • Deluxe room with balcony

    These attractive rooms have a modern decor with eye-catching pieces of furniture by local craftsmen and a floor area of 35m². There is a large balcony with furniture – which includes a really tempting hammock!
  • Junior Suite

    With 40m² of floor area, this suite is lovely and spacious. There is a magnificent king size bed with voile canopy (or two single beds can be arranged) and there are wonderful views of the mountains.
  • Master Suite

    Overlooking the hotel gardens with their variety of fruit trees, these beautiful 70m² suites have a canopied king size bed (or two single beds). The comfortable living area has a desk and the elegant bathroom has a lovely free standing and attractive bath tub.
  • Royal Suite

    What a magnificent suite and what views! The Royal Suite offers views of Christ the Redeemer and Guanabara Bay. Covering 160m², the suite has a lovely sitting room area, complete with grand piano and separate dining area. The bathroom has a contemporarily designed bath tub and outside there is a large furnished balcony.
  • Loft Suite

    With beautiful views of the mountains, this attractive suite has a floor area of 70m² and has a comfortable king size bed with crisp white linen and attractive bamboo headboards. The room is white, light and comfortable and decorated with beautiful ornaments of local crafts


With all the fun and vitality of Rio just a short distance away, in contrast, Hotel Santa Teresa provides the relaxing oasis and place to relax after a day sightseeing. There is a lovely outdoor pool with stunning views over Rio and Guanabara Bay with sun loungers close by on the spacious terrace. Le Spa by Occitaine is a beautiful and tranquil place where qualified staff offers a menu of treatments using essential oils and natural ingredients that help renew, revive and relax body and mind.

For those keen to discover Rio, Hotel Santa Teresa is situated in an area known as Rio’s Montmatre and offers guests easy access to all the well-known sites as well as Botafago Beach and Maria de Glória for the ultimate Brazil holiday package.


Hotel Santa Teresa features a restaurant and poolside bar serving the taste of Brazil with sumptuous views over the stunning Guanabara Bay. The hotel’s poolside bar – Descasados – is fun and offers drinks overlooking the city which is particularly special at sunset..
  • The Térèze Restaurant

    Warm and intimate with lovely wood tables and red lampshades over each table, the Térèze Restaurant has incredible views over Guanabara Bay and the thousand lights of night time Rio. The restaurant is open all day and serves an attractive breakfast, Bistronomia menu for lunch and dinner is the Chef’s gourmet menu bringing you all the colour and flavours of Brazil.


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