AddressRua Santa Cristina, 132 Rio de JaneiroSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
French-owned Mama Ruisa aims for bohemian chic in its seven spacious, uniquely designed guestrooms. Every whim is catered for in this inspiring converted colonial mansion; guests can opt for massages and private tours or simply enjoy the spectacular view over the bay from the swimming pool.
Our independent authors have visited Mama Ruisa and selected this as one of our recommended accommodation in Santa Teresa & Lapa.
Description provided by property
Located in the quiet Santa Teresa district and overlooking the Guanabara Bay, the Mama Ruisa offers elegance and tranquility in a perfect setting for a romantic stay.
The boutique hotel has seven air-conditioned rooms, all of them overlooking the bay and the Sugar Loaf.
You can also admire the coast while savoring a rich breakfast on the terrace or having lunch by the outdoor pool.
The attentive staff is another highlight of Mama Ruisa. As a guest of this hotel, you can also access the internet for free and get a massage at an additional cost.
Services & facilities
- Family rooms
- Breakfast in the room
- Concierge service
- 24-hour front desk
- Room service
- Airport shuttle (surcharge)
- Free WiFi
Largo do Guimarães
The plaza named after Joaquim Fonseca Guimarães (a local resident whose house became Hotel Santa Teresa, just up the road) now forms the...
Cine Santa Teresa
This small, single-screen theater is well located on Largo do Guimarães. Befitting the art-loving 'hood, the cinema screens a selection...
The exposed brick and old hardwood ceiling set the stage for feasting on the frutas do mar (seafood). Lines gather on weekends for...