Altos de Santa Teresa

Rua Almirante Alexandrino, 3476Rio de Janeiro20241-262Brazil
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About Altos de Santa Teresa

Set on top of a hill in the southwestern suburb of Rio de Janeiro, Altos de Santa Teresa takes pride in its large solarium and sun terrace offering unobstructed views of the scenic Guanabara Bay, a heated swimming pool with nightly illuminations, and an outdoor hot tub.

The elegant accommodations have individual air conditioners, HDTVs with satellite channels, minibars, and en-suite bathrooms. Upgraded suites include Jacuzzis and a private balcony with Sugarloaf Mountain views.

Altos de Santa Teresa boasts a bright lounge with cosy seating areas and a chandelier. Local shuttle service and ecotour arrangements are available for a surcharge, while Wi-Fi access and private parking are free of charge.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary, buffet-style breakfast every morning. The top-rated Bar do Tino, which serves roast chicken and beef jerky in an airy ambience, is only 100 metres from the property.

Christ the Redeemer, a gigantic mountaintop statue of Jesus Christ, is within six kilometres from the guesthouse. Copacabana Beach is about nine kilometres away.


Rua Almirante Alexandrino, 3476, Rio de Janeiro, 20241-262, Brazil
Telephone: +55(21)25525824 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Homely paradise with spectacular views

The guesthouse is acclaimed for its fancy design and exciting facilities within its premises. Guests admire the modern facilities, such as the large sun deck, the heated swimming pools, relaxing hot tubs, and the library lounge. In addition, they are amazed by the incredible scenery of the city of Rio, the Guanabara Bay, and the grand statue of Christ the Redeemer from the terrace. Overall, guests are highly impressed by the beauty and the vistas of the property, and describe the place as picture-perfect.

Exquisite hospitality

Visitors are impressed with the first-class hospitality of the owners and the staff, as they do a great job in making them feel at home. They acknowledge the owners’ dedication in making sure that concerns are handled well, going beyond an extra mile to accommodate every need and request. Guests particularly appreciate the taxi bookings and food deliveries arranged by the staff.

Splendid breakfast meals

Scrumptious and plentiful – this is how reviewers describe the breakfast meal served every morning. They mention that the gastronomic delights consist of eggs, meat, cold cuts, various breads, and coffee, giving them a pleasant boost to start the day.

Negative Reviews

Isolated location

Travellers verify that the property is situated on a hill – away from points of interests. Getting to the guesthouse is reported to be difficult, since taxis are scarce in the area. They also indicate that there are only few restaurants and shops within walking distance.

Rating Overview

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8.6 /10
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8.6 out of 10 based on 211 reviews