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“Hotel Santa Teresa is one of Rio’s most stylish boutique hotels and a wonderful alternative to the high rise beachfront hotels. The area houses the Portuguese colonial heart of the city, great for those who like to explore by foot and want to discover the historic winding streets and colonial mansions. Enjoy the view over Rio’s rooftops towards Guanabara Bay from the pool deck, or head to one of the many authentic restaurants nearby.”
Built on an old colonial fazenda in a historical district, Hotel Santa Teresa is for those who wishing to explore a new side of Rio de Janeiro. Be awed at the magnificent panoramas of the city, harbour and Guanabara Bay that you can take in from every corner of this boutique hotel.
Each of the 40 rooms has its own distinct charm. The bulk of furniture uses jacaranda, cinnamon and ipe wood, delivering a combination of traditional authenticity and sophisticated tropical design.
Dine in a picturesque setting at Tereze restaurant, as you savour one of the best of contemporary Brazilian cuisine while overlooking the treetops and colonial houses of the neighbourhood. Renowned as the trendiest bar in Rio, Bar Dos Descasados is the place for lively fun and celebration.
Soak up the sun at the huge pool lounge, or head over to the spa to try Xingu massages and Amazonian oil baths.