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Windsor Excelsior Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida Atlantica 1800 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-001, Brazil (Copacabana)
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Ranked #23 of 210 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this hotel a week before flying to Rio for the World Cup. Not sure what to expect, but couldn't have been any happier. Great staff, amazing views from rooftop pool. Food was ok but we weren't staying for the food. Had a room overlooking Fan Fest and beach. Room was clean and shower rocked. Beds were fine, could have... More

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EmilianoLusoli, Gerente geral at Windsor Excelsior Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for your comments. We are glad to know that you enjoyed the city, the world cup and our stay with us. We look forward to host you again during your next visit to Rio. Sincerely, More

London, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooftop pool overlooking the beach makes this good hotel - fantastic. Stunning views. If you can afford it stay here. The room was comfortable but not alot more - we had a partial sea view. We didnt eat here (other than breakfast) but Brazil is not a food paradise anyway. The hotel is a good one in a fantastic... More

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EmilianoLusoli, Gerente geral at Windsor Excelsior Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Michael, Thank you for your comments. We hope you stay with us again during your next visit to RIo. Sincerely, More

New York
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23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked this hotel. I spent two nights here during the World Cup, before moving on to Winsor Atlantica. The Excelsior is less fancy than the Atlantica, but still a fine place to stay. The rooms are relatively large, well apponted if not super luxurious, the breakfast buffet is phenomenal, and the front desk staff were helpful throughout the crazy... More

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EmilianoLusoli, Gerente geral at Windsor Excelsior Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for having stayed at the Windsor Excelsior. We appreciate your detailed comments and are glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay. We hope you stay again with us duriing your next visit to Rio. Sincerely, More

Brisbane, Australia
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31 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this hotel, fantastic location, delicious breakfast, friendly helpful staff. We had a room up high that had a view in one direction of the beach and in the other of the mountains, could even leave the window open at night and listen to the waves, fantastic. That is, until our flight was cancelled and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just stayed at this hotel for 3 nights booked through FIFA accommodation for 4 nights during the 2014 World cup. Staying at other hotels booked through FIFA both in 2010 and now 2014 World Cups, we thought it would be a good choice though quite pricier than others but it is in Rio afterall, We had reserved 3 single... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

amazing location right in centre of copacabana beach, great rooftop view and amazing breakfasts with very friendly waiters. rooms are okay, worth paying extra for partial seaview. shockingly bad wifi though, wouldnt use this hotel for work again but would for holidays

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Dear Guest: Thank you for your comments. We are glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us and hope to host you again during your next visit to Rio. Sincerely, More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I must say that I was expecting more from the hotel. Rooms are old fashion, Average service, wifi is charged but work in only one device and you cannot use in everywhere in the hotel because of lack of signal. There is a good location, but the experience in the hotel is poor, sauna is such a shame very small... More

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EmilianoLusoli, Gerente geral at Windsor Excelsior Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for your comments. We are very sorry for your disappointment during your stay with us. In respect of our breakfast, we would like to say that we offer as courtesy, a wide range of breads, different types of juices, fruits, eggs, pies, cakes, light and diet items, totalizing more than 120 items. We hope to have... More

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Lovely hotel, staff excellent, our room was very tiny only one person could walk pass the bottom of the bed at a time, was a little disappointed as staying 5 nights here but the room was well serviced and very clean. Breakfast was excellent and the staff excellent as well. Just across the road from the beach great location walking... More

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EmilianoLusoli, Gerente geral at Windsor Excelsior Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for your helpful comments. We are glad to hear about your pleasant experience at our hotel and look forward to hosting you again in your next visit to Rio. Best regards, More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Hotel is old, but I did visit during the week before the world cup 2014. During the stay- afternoon rest was horrible. Constant pounding and hammer was annoying. The location over all is decent. The end of Copacabana, the beach right across the street and damp beach towels were given to you" felt gross" staff is friendly and helpful. INTERNET... More

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EmilianoLusoli, Gerente geral at Windsor Excelsior Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest: We thank you for your comments and are sorry to hear about your bad experience with us. We apologize for the problem with towels and internet. We will do our best to make sure that these problems does not occur again. Sincerely, More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

great location, staff were very helpful and attentive, very good facilities and cheap food and drinks! The little extras such as beach loungers/towels, airport transfer made it a very enjoyable stay. Only downside was the daily rate for wifi and only one device could be connected at one time. This was a disappointment considering cheaper hotels eg Ibis, give it... More

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Dear Sir: Thank you for having stayed at the Windsor Excelsior and for your useful comments. We hope to host you at our hotel again during your next visit to Rio. Sincerely, More

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Address: Avenida Atlantica 1800 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-001, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Windsor Excelsior Hotel 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#13 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #14 On the Beach Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #21 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #38 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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