Enjoying a fabulous panoramic view of the city, harbor and Guanabara Bay from every room and garden, The Relais & Châteaux Santa Teresa is a refuge of luxury and refinement. Located in the neighborhood of Santa Teresa it is the ideal choice for those who want to discover a new side of Rio. Get to know Old Rio in a relaxed way, just 7 minutes from the city centre, as you stroll along the cobblestone paved lanes of Santa Teresa you will find very charming shops, bars, restaurants, cultural spaces, museums and workshops that are well worth a visit. The neighborhood of Santa Teresa is the most artistic and well preserved area of the city and is filled with colonial and neoclassic style mansions from the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Hotel Santa Teresa is built on a historical colonial farm site on the most aristocratic area of Santa Teresa, the boutique hotel was restored with elegance and refinement to become an exclusive reference in Brazilian Tropical Design. The Hotel's modern deco provides romantic, comfortable and relaxing surroundings while the apartments and suites are very comfortable and charming. Each apartment and suite of the Santa Teresa Hotel is sophisticatedly decorated with its own individual charm and offers safe-deposit box, special amenities, 24 hour room service, broadband Internet connection, concierge, laundry services and different panoramic views of many of Rio`s sights. The Santa Teresa Hotel delights its guests and visitors with the ‘Carioca` charm and uniqueness and is already regarded as one of the most beautiful hotels in South America.
Light, comfortable and functional the Superior Apartments overlook the Tropical Gardens or the Hotel`s Patio. The apartments are equipped with comfortable king size double beds or two single beds, air conditioning, a fully stocked mini-bar, LCD television and broadband Internet connection. The apartments feature a sophisticated tropical design with wood and stone elements throughout. Rock Lane and Carassas designed pieces as well as Debret and Hutchinson prints furnish the apartments giving them a private and peaceful atmosphere.
With refinement and comfort, the Deluxe rooms have spectacular views over Santa Teresa hills, the Petrópolis mountain range, Guanabara Bay and the Hotel`s Tropical Gardens. They are equipped with king size beds (two single beds optional), a fully stocked mini-bar, air conditioning, LCD television and broadband Internet connection. Some apartments are equipped with bath tubs; others have spacious and pleasant external verandas. Modern design is in no short supply, with pieces from Rock Lane and chairs by Sergio Rodrigues the room is sure to be as unique as your stay in Rio. Deluxe Rooms are stylish and spacious with an abundance of natural lighting, stylish furniture and stone, wood, and natural touches throughout.
With wonderful view of the mountains, the comfortable Junior Suite has a separate living room and is equipped with comfortable signature Dossel king size beds or two single beds, air conditioning, fully stocked mini-bar, LCD television, DVD player and broadband Internet connection. Some Junior Suites have beautiful external balconies while others boast separate relaxation areas. Some of the best pieces from renowned designers compose the atmosphere and stone and wood elements are present throughout for a natural modern feel.
Térèze Restaurant is a sophisticated, yet casual venue, where one can savour world cuisine in an Eco-Chic setting. Burnt cement floors, Rock Lane recycled wood furniture, white-washed walls and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking treetops and colonial houses provide a tranquil and picturesque setting to enjoy innovative Brazilian cuisine. Over 200 wine labels from the old and new world complement dishes which fuse regional produces for an experience in flavours, texture and aromas sure to surprise the most demanding of palates. With a capacity for up to 100 guests, the Térèze is the perfect setting for a unique event.
With wonderful view of the charming Santa Teresa neighborhood, the welcoming `Descasados `Bar, built under ancient arches of slave quarters of the old mansion, is ideal for those looking for a casual place to meet and make new friends. The Bar was elected “most romantic bar” by Veja Rio magazine. Watching the sunset from this spot is a unique experience never to be forgotten. You can enjoy drinks from our list, made with the best cachaças as well as exoctic drinks and superb wines accompanied by delicious snacks.
The Santa Teresa Hotel Le SPA, with its unique and sophisticated luxurious tropical refinement unparalleled in Rio de Janeiro, offers the best Eco Amazon brand Natura beauty therapy as well as a great variety of relaxation and anti-stress massages for your body and soul. The Natura Spa is the best beauty and massage parlour in Rio de Janeiro and is a perfect place for relaxation and to live a memorable experience.
Surrounded by tropical gardens and enjoying a privileged view, the Pool Lounge is a unique space where you can relax and have a drink or light meal. Apart from the guests it is a place where you can meet artists, musicians and business people who are Térèze restaurant or `Descasados` Bar regulars. Delight yourself in the natural beauty of the Pool Lounge.