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Windsor Guanabara Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Av. Presidente Vargas, 392 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20071, Brazil (Centro)
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  • Location
    4 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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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop over before flight. Nice, friendly. Pretty pricey for a wee whiskey or vodka but nice enough. Food is good too. Each floor is nicely layer out. Rooms are clean. Could have done with a wee chocy bar in the fridge but a pleasant stay.

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Tirana, Albania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was located in a good area. It takes only two minutes to go to the metro station. The room was very nice and clean. The housekeeping were very friendly. The stuff also were friendly and nice. The breakfast was excellent. Also you can have free WiFi in the room and lobby I had a pleasant stay

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Close to all that matters in downtown, historic places, financial district and shopping are within walking distance. One block away from metro station that allows easy access to Copacabana and Ipanema if you are heading to the beach. Common areas are in very good condition but rooms look definitely old despite big for the usual standard of other Windsor hotels.... More

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Brasilia, DF
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is situated in the center of Rio de Janeiro, avenida Presidente Vargas, NOT in the Zona Sul (Copacabana & Ipanema). We chose this hotel in the center on purpose because the prices rise immersely for the New Year and Carnaval and the hotels near the beaches were all sold out. It was a SMART choice for the New... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This hotel is located right in the centre of the city, ideal for business travel. Rooms are ok although very old fashioned and breakfast is quite good. Good service as well. The area is not so nice, very dark at nights and not very safe to walk around. The metro is 3 blocks away which comes very handed although at... More

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Houston
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66 reviews 66 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This hotel is just down a few blocks from our office. It is very comfortable inside and the staff are all excellent and helpful. Please learn the Portuguese word for "thank you" because you feel like saying it all the time. I have done a fair amount of foreign travel and this hotel is one of the very best. I... More

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Was due to stay 1 night but ended up staying for 6 due to work complications. Room was large and comfortable with good size bathroom, housekeeping was very thorough and usually at the same time each day. Lunch and dinner was buffet style with a good selection, I must admit that by the time I left I had tried most... More

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Atlanta, GA
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209 reviews 209 reviews
54 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Hotel is nice, clean and great hot shower. Room was spacious and bed comfortable. Front desk was accommodating. Luciano and David were terrific help as bellman and also with getting around town. Small pool on top floor with nice views. Good spot for evening drink. Breakfast was good and coffee service excellent. Lots of choices. I cannot say the same... More

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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126 reviews 126 reviews
48 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The hotel is very good, with excelent staff and helpfull, Mr Gilson at front desk is very professional and give the support. About the wifi, is little slow, the rooms are spacious, clean and with good furniture. The pool is not big as we can imagine with the photo. The relation quality/price is good. Unluckely is not near from copacabana... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Ok hotel, small and cold pool, small yellow-orange rooms, fast internet, but poor coverage in the room, pretty noisy, bad neighborhood, nice staff, boring buffet dinner.... Order your meal at the rooftop pool. All in all an average hotel, fast internet (when you get a signal). If you are on business and just looking for a place to stay this... More

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Address: Av. Presidente Vargas, 392 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20071, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Centro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Windsor Guanabara Hotel 3.5*
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#21 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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