Relais Chateaux hotel

The hotel has an interesting design that blends history with a modern concept. It was erected as a colonial hacienda, and after being restored, it has retained some of the features from the Colonial times of coffee and cocoa.  The contemporary design of renowned artist Sergio Rodrigues has recreated a historical atmosphere while using ecological materials. The hotel’s restaurant the “Tereze” offers the very best in contemporary cuisine with a personalized service and a stunning panoramic view


44 Tropical Design rooms and suites blend the finest natural elements with the latest technology for comfort and convenience, with unique style and elegance

Location of Relais Chateaux hotel

The Relais Chateaux is located in the heart of historical Santa Teresa and is closer than any other 5-star boutique hotel to the main touristic attractions of the city, including Guanabara Bay, Corcovado, Sugarloaf, and Tijuca Forest, with fast and easy access to the best beaches in and close to the city.

Charming and picturesque, surrounded by colonial mansions, museums, artist ateliers and the only remaining tramway in Rio, the Hotel Santa Teresa is the authentic Rio, a place where high-rise buildings and traffic are replaced by red-tiled rooftops, cobblestone streets and exuberant nature.




The concept of Tropical Design found at the Hotel Santa Teresa brings together Brazil’s rich past and dynamic present using only the finest natural elements.  Luxury linen, wild cotton, coconut and banana tree fibres, tropical woods, Portuguese tile, black , green and golden slate and burnt cement permeate throughout the Hotel’s charming social areas and luxurious accommodations.

Design furniture and art pieces created by renowned contemporary Brazilian designers and artists such as Sergio Rodriguez, Zemog, Studio Vitty, Rock Lane, Carassa and Oficina de Agosto, elegantly blend with the restored colonial architecture.



Térèze Restaurant is a sophisticated, yet casual venue, where one can savour world cuisine in an Eco-Chic. Over 200 wine labels from the old and new world complement dishes which fuse Asian and Mediterranean ingredients. With regional produce for an experience in flavours, texture and aromas sure to surprise the most demanding of palates