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Mama Ruisa

TripAdvisorUS$ 188*
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26/06/2017 27/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 188*
US$ 188*
US$ 188*
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Tel Aviv District, Israel
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I traveled all over the world and it's almost impossible to find a place where you get an amazing location, great room, beautiful decor, with comfortable king size bed and most important, and The best service ever, paying attention to details. We recommend Mama Ruisa as the best place in Rio.

Thank EMatara
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is your perfect hotel if you need a time-off from... whatever you need time-off from. Everything here is made to please your eyes, from the design of the rooms to the green eyes of the house's cat. However it does not feel like one more design/hype/glossy hotel at all -- rather, it feels a bit like home. Little imperfections...

Thank celineyvon
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I visited this beautiful small property in the heart of Santa Teresa and was comletely overwhelmed by it. I did not stay there, but it must be like living in a small paradise if you do. It is so peaceful and beautifully decorated. The French owner definitely has a feel for a style and loves art. Do not pick a...

Thank Charis81
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Mama Ruisa for 2 nights at the start of our honeymoon and it was amazing. Really cute boutique hotel located in the gorgeous area of St Theresa. The rooms were gorgeous, the food was great and the staff went out of their way to make sure our stay was 5 stars. Definitely recommend for anyone looking for...

Thank Nat8290
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic time at Mama Ruisa, and I have a hard time calling it a "hotel" as it is very different experience from any other ones. The decoration is of very nice, and I understood very quickly that all pieces have been selected years after years by Jean Michel, which makes the atmosphere very special. We felt very...

Thank Florence N
Bramhall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This was our favourite hotel during our holiday in Brazil. The owners manage to create a relaxed atmosphere whilst still seeing to your every need. The hotel is beautifully designed with a few quirks that add to its charm. There are great views from many rooms and the lounge area. The breakfast was delicious. The neighbourhood is leafy and quiet...

Thank 112seagull
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The rooms are large and well appointed. The photo's I have seen really under sell the property not over sell [a nice change]. There are large open areas for you to share with other guests. You won't disturb them and they won't disturb you; if that is your inclination. Everything works, and works well; which I might add I am...

Thank Clifford67
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I could not have dreamed of a better experience, walking into Mama Ruisa on the first day of our honeymoon. All of the stress of our long flight instantly began to melt away even before our first caipirinhas arrived. As luck would have it, we stayed in the Carmen Miranda suite, overlooking the hills of Santa Teresa and Guanabara Bay...

Thank Michael S
Clyde Park, Montana, United States
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This small hotel is dedicated to gracious service. We woke up to a lovely breakfast and ended each day with a dip in the pool. The staff is warm and helpful. Our room was large and comfortable with lots of light and air. We would definitely stay here again if we returned to Rio.

Thank Barbara P
San Jose, California
Reviewed 25 July 2016

If you want to stay in Santa Teresa (and you probably do), this is the place to be. Beautifully appointed rooms, lovely pool, attentive staff, this place is fantastic. I only had one gripe, and that was a dog barking once before noon. (I'm a tough room!) Thanks for a wonderful stay in Rio, Mama Ruisa!

Thank calipete

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Staying in Santa Teresa

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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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  • Minibar
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Mama Ruisa

Address: Rua Santa Cristina 132, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-250, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
Price Range: ₹ 8,016 - ₹ 16,355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mama Ruisa 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“the room next to the reception, great pool view.”
diegoaT2460CB, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Suite josephine baker was fantastic”
jeromebouin, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a little veranda if possible, but all are beautiful.”
D8203WYhelenb, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book the room on the main floor with the balcony! The view is outstanding.”
EranLondon, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They are all fine”
tructhon44, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
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