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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 #20 of 210 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sao Paulo, SP
17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Positive points: - great location - clean - free shuttle to Airport - people In front desk are very nice - great breakfast - free towels and chairs at the beach Negative: - expensive - paid wifi (usd 15/per day) - no view at all - our room at 12fl ead very noisy In the morning

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Bogota, Colombia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent 4 nights during April 2014 and my worst complain goes due to lack of attention for customers. The day I arrived I asked for an Iron and had to wait in my room 45 minutes with constant calling to receive one. When they manage to deliver they offered and extremely old and it had some dark substance which... More

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Hobart, Australia
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
61 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The problem with beach front properties at Copacabana, in my view, is that fundamentally that is all there is. While conveniently and centrally located if one wants to use the beach, there is nothing much else along the strip other than some restaurants, other hotels and minor shops. The hotel strip is separated from the main beach by a dual... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just spent 2 nights on a stop over in Rio and had a great time at this hotel. Location is right on Copacabana beachfront, almost next door to Copacabana Palace. We had a superior room on 7th floor with sea view in a spacious very comfortable room - beds are good, shower very powerful - even mini bar prices... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in Rio for Carnival 2014.. It was our first time in Rio, Booked The Windsor through AAA travel agency over 10 months in advance requested a room with a view but that did not happen.. The check in went very smoothly it did take an extra few mins to register. They were very helpful by making copies of our... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in February 2014 at the end of a tour of South America and enjoyed our stay. The location is great for the wonderful beach and travelling around Rio wherever you start from is not easy at times. But you are in Rio and what a great place this is to visit and see the sites. The environment is... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the greatest hotel but the location is absolutely brilliant......a stone's throw from Copacabana beach !! The room was adequate, clean but a tad small. However, food was aok, albeit a little pricey, and the staff were both friendly and very helpful. A cracking place to explore Rio from. I'd use again when visiting this absolutely wonderful city !!

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São Paulo
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best thing is the location without a doubt. Good beach in front of the hotel and centrally located for tourism. The pool on the top floor is small but the view is great. Breakfast is good and varied and the service was very good for Rio. The rooms are the low point with old beds and furniture and housekeeping employees... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in the hotel for 3 nights during the 2014 Carnival Pros: - Great location right on the Copacabana beach - Large and very clean and comfortable rooms and bath rooms - Very helpful and English speaking front desk personnel - Small pool at the top floor with a beautiful view of the Copacabana beach, Sugar loaf and the... More

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Sacramento, California
20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We made a short stay at this very nice property. Right across the street from the beach and one of the main New Years stages. Rooftop terrace has a very small pool so it is crowded during the day but it was a perfect place to watch the fireworks as only registered guests were allowed. Very helpful staff.

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Also Known As:
Hotel Windsor Excelsior
Windsor Excelsior Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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
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
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#38 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Windsor Excelsior Hotel 3.5*
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