Mama Ruisa Boutique Hotel, Rio de Janeiro

R. Santa Cristina, 132 - Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20241-250, Brazil (show on map)

Expert reviews

New York Times review:

“Seven rooms in a 19th-century mansion in the hilltop neighborhood of Santa Teresa give Mama Ruisa a more intimate feel than its bigger neighbor, the Santa Teresa Hotel. Mama Ruisa’s draws include eclectic décor, an elegant outdoor breakfast (around 50 reais), a garden pool and views of Guanabara Bay.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Rio de Janeiro.

Telegraph review:

“This tropical boutique hotel has a palm-lined pool and impressive views, but the colonial splendour of the huge rooms is the real draw. High ceilings, leafy balconies and enormous bathrooms combine to deliver an original hotel in the heart of Santa Teresa, where the rhythm of samba always drifts in the air.”

Guest rating

This an aggregated customer review rating of Mama Ruisa Boutique Hotel, Rio de Janeiro. We have taken customer review ratings from hotel booking sites, search engines, the official hotel website and other travel platforms. This is the average of all those ratings. We only list places that have a customer review rating of at least 4.0 out of 5.0

4.7 out of 5.0

Ranked 6th in Rio de Janeiro


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All you need to know

Located at 132 Rua Santa Cristina in the popular Santa Teresa district of Rio, this luxury hotel offers nothing short of hospitality excellence. The hotel offers luxury and comfort mixed with satisfaction. The hotel provides a great view of Guanabara Bay which it also overlooks. The quiet, elegance and natural landscape of the environment make the Mama Ruisa Hotel the ideal romantic spot for lovers in the city.

The hotel offers boutique-style accommodation options fitted with modern amenities and facilities. The friendly staff of the hotel will ensure that guests get a warm reception the moment they step into Mama Ruisa.

The hotel offers chic and luxury room options such as Deluxe Apartment, Junior Suite and Standard Double Room which are all fitted with modern amenities and facilities.

Some popular landmarks and places of interest are located close to the hotel. The popular Guinle Park is just 1 km away from the hotel while Republic Museum Palacio do Catete is only 900 m away from the hotel.

The iconic Sugarloaf Mountain is about 4 km away from the hotel.


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