The historic Hotel Santa Teresa was formerly a coffee plantation mansion, after three years of careful restoration this 44 room hotel offers a unique holiday experience in the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro. The boutique Hotel Santa Teresa has retained many of its colonial characteristics and offers a chic, elegant refuge located in the peaceful neighbourhood of Santa Teresa with its cobble stoned streets and colonial architecture, the hotel is just minutes away from the city centre and twenty minutes drive to the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema. Hotel Santa Teresa is one of only three members of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux Group.
Whilst retaining its colonial facade and character each of the 44 individually designed rooms and suites features original art works plus the latest facilities including a flat-screen television and wi-fi.
The hotel has a luxury yet rustic charm with burnt cement floors, tropical woods, limestone slate and Portuguese tiles, local Brazilian made furniture evokes a tropical design and craftsmanship and art have come from the Amazon, Notheast and Minas Gerais.
The lovely landscaped tropical gardens offers a refuge from the busy city centre and beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema. The outdoor swimming pool and terrace commands panoramic views of the city and hills of Santa Teresa. To help you relax and unwind after a busy day of sight seeing, Hotel Santa Teresa offers a full service Spa with four individual treatment rooms and a couples treatment room.
The Térèze Restaurant is one of Rio's best, serving delicious French cuisine with a Brazilian flair and is popular with the high society of Cariocas (residents of Rio ), whilst the bar/lounge Bar dos Descasados has been voted ‘Rio’s Most Romantic Bar’.
Hotel Santa Teresa is ideally located to experience the best of Rio de Janeiro, only minutes from all the attractions, museums and galleries of the city centre, Sugar Loaf Mountain and Corcovada are a short drive away as are the famous beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema.