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Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel

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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Actually visited the place to celebrate anniversary with my "better me". It was literally awesome. A nice suite with all it takes to be romantic. Great sun set terrace with best cocktails and great oversight on rio. The old tram a la Lisbon and very authentic neighborhood including small libraries (books souvenirs as well as local Samba CDs) are epic.....

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SMenou, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear Amadou, Thank you so much for your feedback, we are pleased to know that your stay at Hotel Santa Teresa M Gallery by Sofitel had so many memorable moments of the anniversary celebration. We do our best to offer an excellent service and we are so glad that you enjoyed our accomodations and staff plus our pool deck, that...

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

A great escape for couple. Fantastic swimming pool With view. Rooms are nicely decorated, ask for the one with the view. Cassava for breakfast...a must, they do a Romeo and Juliette version. Not to miss the Terese restaurant, try their lobster...

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SMenou, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear Muse1974, Thank you so much for sharing your opinion regardind your stay at Hotel Santa Teresa M Gallery by Sofitel with us, we truly appreciate it. Our main purpose is to offer, exactly as you said, a escape from the city buzz and to promote relaxation for couples and for any of those who might look for it. We...

Milano
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Hotel is nice, restaurant good, beautiful area of Rio. It could be perfect if it was not for the bathroom of the room. Door is broken, ventilation is broken, you have to run water for 15 minutes to have it lukewarm. But the best is the toilette which breaks. Very negative experience. Never again .

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SMenou, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear Rita, We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience regarding your stay at our hotel. The bathroom issues you unfortunately had to deal with are being fixed by our staff, we tried to do our best by giving you a room upgrade, a curtesy breakfast and also early check-in, since our main goal is to provide our guests the best service...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This was an interesting hotel with unique rooms that were not cookie cutter. Good alternative to staying in crowded beach area with nice bar and excellent restaurant on premises. Staff was very helpful even when my arrival was delayed. Very interesting area of town up on one of the small hill tops. Minor issue with internet connectivity but would stay...

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SMenou, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear Htzm2, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Santa Teresa Hotel RJ MGallery By Sofitel. Be sure this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff our main goal is to provide the best service experience to our guests. We are glad to know you enjoyed your stay witrh us and felt...

Doha
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Hotel is beautiful. Staff was very helpful and caring. Breakfast was served in a nice open restaurant. Lots of wooden art pieces. Memorable place to stay in Rio and great point to start the city tour (tram is located close by). Not cheap but worth it, especially for the couples

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SMenou, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear LadyGagaDoha, Thank you so much for sharing with us your experience at Santa Teresa Hotel RJ MGallery By Sofitel. Be sure that your review will be shared with our staff, your opinion is very important to us, since our main goal is to provide the best experience possible to all our guests. Thanks again for letting us know about...

Houston, TX
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We stayed at this hip little hotel in February for five days. We initially had an issue with our room since we arrived late. We had requested a balcony and assumed this was going to be honored since we did not hear otherwise (booked through Mr and Mrs Smith so may have been an issue with the web site as...

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SMenou, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear Amy and Dean, Thank you so much for sharing with us your experience at Santa Teresa Hotel RJ MGallery By Sofitel. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your experience at our hotel, our identity and special location makes us an unique hotel in the city. Our main goal is to provide the best experience possible to our...

Oakland, CA
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Landed here from the states. The place is a refuge. Great food, wonderful people, lovely view, sweet neighborhood. Room was excellent. Nothing but good things to day. Much preferred to Copa or Ipanema. Up a cobbly hill, so you will bounce a bit getting here, but worth it for us. Tip: Uber works fine in Rio, with cars that are...

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SMenou, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear Mr.(s), We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Santa Teresa Hotel RJ MGallery By Sofitel. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to improve continuously the quality of our services. Thanks again for letting us know about your experience and we hope that...

Reviewed 7 June 2016

Hotel Santa Teresa is our best option to stay in Rio. I do share the opinion with my wife that the neighbourhood has a special charm in town inspiring history, art and romance. This state is a pearl in excellent location (be aware that is not quite near the beach or regular nightclubs) and offers silence, comfort and entertainment. The...

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SMenou, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your review, your opinion it's very important to us! We do our best to do all the maintenance needed without affecting any of the hotel areas, unfortunately sometimes it becomes a harder task, but we are working hard to fix the pool as quick as possible. Despite that we are glad that you...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Perfect end to South America tour. Relaxing hotel with great restaurant in interesting and convenient part of Rio. Hotel made everything work seamlessly from drivers to very good guide and late checkout.

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SMenou, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you so much for your review! Our main goal is to provide to our guests the best service possible, and we are glad you enjoyed the end of your trip with us! Our team We hope to see you again! Best regards,

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I was booked in to this hotel as surprise in March for my 30th birthday. I am usually a tad fussy when it comes to 5* hotels as I find they so often let me down. However, the design, staff and service here did not falter once. Champagne on arrival, more birthday cakes than I knew what to do with,...

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SMenou, Gerente geral at Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear Tom, Thank you so much for your feedback! It's a true delight to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, we work hard to make sure that our guests will have the best experience in our hotel. We are very satisfied that you had a great time, could chill in our pool and celebrate such a special date...

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Staying in Santa Teresa

Neighbourhood Profile
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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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Bar dos Descasados
Bar dos Descasados
Cuisines: Brazilian, Bar, French, International, Pub
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Santa Teresa M Gallery by Sofitel, in the heart of Santa Teresa neighborhood, offers direct access to the economic hubs of the city, such as Avenida Rio Branco, Botafogo beach, Marina da Gloria, only 10 minutes away from Santos Dumont Airport. It is also close to all the main tourist attractions, such as Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain, Lapa district, Ruins park, Selaron steps, Santa Teresa tram, plus Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon and Barra da Tijuca beaches. It has 44 rooms beautifully decorated with Brazilian design furniture, connected to gardens filled with exotic plants and birds, Le Spa, a serenity escape in the middle of Rio de Janeiro, a pool with a breathtaking view of the city, our Bar dos Descasados, known for receiving a loyal and cool crowd , and last but not least Restaurant Tereze with its contemporary Brazilian gastronomy, ranked as one of the best hotel’s restaurants of Rio de Janeiro. Extras of this hotel Hotel Santa Teresa is a hotel boutique with only 44 apartments and suites, 2 meeting rooms allocating up to 120 people, space and advisory for weddings and social events, pool lounge area, bar, restaurant and spa services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel

Address: Rua Almirante Alexandrino, 660, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-260, Brazil (Formerly Hotel Santa Teresa)
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $324 - $867 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel 5*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais And Chateaux
Santa Teresa Hotel
Hotel Santa Teresa MGallery By Sofitel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#9 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#11 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#15 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#21 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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“Ask for a room with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles SurfingOnARocket, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“I get the impression all the rooms are good.”
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“room 31 was great for three people”
 of 5 bubbles MTMusings, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All bedrooms are fine. Ask for a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Schiphorst, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
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