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Rua Santa Cristina, 132, Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, CEP 20241-250, Brazil – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.3/10! (score from 46 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Mama Ruisa.
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Outdoor Pool, Grounds
Food & Drink
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and costs BRL 25 per day.
Room Service, Airport Shuttle, Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Fax/Photocopying
Shops (on site), Air Conditioning
From 3:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child or adult is charged BRL 150 per night in an extra bed.
One child from 5 to 12 years is charged BRL 150 per night in an extra bed.
One child under 5 years is charged BRL 150 per night in a crib.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Based on 46 reviews
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In the charming Santa Teresa area, this guest house features rustic-style rooms with pleasant décor and a modern bathroom. Facilities include a 24-hour reception, tour desk, and free Wi-Fi.
Score from 49 reviews Excellent
Boasting a terrace with scenic city and mountain views, the Sant Martre Suites provides charming and comfortable accommodations with free Wi-Fi.
Score from 300 reviews Excellent
Located in the historic Santa Tereza district, the Casa Amarelo combines the authenticity of a building dating back to 1904, the elegance of the French design, and Brazilian hospitality.
Score from 27 reviews Very good
Viña Del Mar offers accommodations in the artistic Arco da Lapa district. It is just over half a mile from the Flamenco Beachfront, and minutes from the Cinelândia Metro Station.
Score from 643 reviews Good
Jean Michel and his team are an absolute delight. The house is magnificent and the location a perfect escape.
Staff is great. One of the best of the area.
Noisy. Way too expensive for the quality of sleep it gives. Breakfast not included? It thrives on past years success, but raised prices too much.
If you want to be above the hubbub with a spectacular view of Rio, tough to beat this place, Amazing, historic building, attentive, multi-lingual staff, and a vibe that is tough to beat. Like a lot of places in Rio, you can walk to amazing spots, but you have to be aware of where you are going. Enjoy the breakfast on the deck, the pool, and he amazing common rooms.
e loved everything about it ! totally recommend this little gem to anyone
My fiancée and I spent one night here to escape the tourists and noise of zonal sul, and it was even better than I expected. We were met by Lydia (?) who made us feel at home immediately and showed us around and to out room. The house is really stunning with amazing views onto Rio, a beautiful swimming pool and a breakfast well worth the cost in the morning.
The cat, pretending to be our friend, took advantage of some dropped scrambled egg and then buggered off. Typical cat.
Just about everything. If I could live at Mama Ruisa, I would. The service was amazing. The two front desk ladies (one is Flavia, can't remember the other name) speak perfect English and go out of their way to be helpful. The rest of the staff speaks less English, but they are all very kind and happy to help. The views are incredible. The house is large with plenty of common areas to use in addition to very large private rooms. Breakfast was delicious but note that it isn't included in booking. Bring a map with you as some cab drivers aren't sure where this street is.
I only wish I could have stayed here longer. If I get back to Rio, I will definitely stay at Mama Ruisa again.
Lovely Staff Excellent breakfast 素敵なスタッフ 気分の良い地区
Hard to climb up to the top of hill!!
- very clean and individual rooms - wonderful view - very calm - staff is very attentative, never pushy - next Metro-Station GLORIA just 15 Minutes walk
What a beautiful place to stay & we were treated so wonderfully.
Beautiful, nicely decorated old house in santa teresa. Lovely garden with swimming pool. Very friendly and nice host. Wonderful breakfast with real tea in the garden.
The staff!!!!!, the hotel deco, the ambiance.... one of the place I have enjoyed the most ever. I would certainly return.
Tasteful and pretty and great location. Lovely breakfast.
Jacuzzi bath didnt work. Staff were not welcoming and quite aloof. One girl was lovely and chatty. One of the minions was downright rude.
Situation, ambience, staff, comfort.
Avoid the family room tucked downstairs around the back.
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