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Windsor Excelsior Hotel
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Avenida Atlântica, 1800, Rio de Janeiro 22021-001, Brazil
+55 212 195 5800

S$ 215+

Overall guest ratings

8.7/10 Excellent
based on 2,098 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.8
  • 9.6
  • 6.6
  • 4.8

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  • Professional service
  • Great view
  • Beach nearby

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    Location. Located across the boulevard from the internationally famous Copacabana Beach, the Windsor Excelsior Hotel is conventionally located near Ipanema Beach. This hotel lies within 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) of Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden, an ecological sanctuary where can still be found some remnants of the Atlantic Forest.

    Hotel Features. The hotel's Excelsior restaurant is noted for its opulent buffets and complimentary guest breakfast buffet. International fare with Brazilian flourishes accent the restaurant's views of Avenida Atlantica, while the Rooftop Bar serves poolside snacks and drinks until early evening. A softly lit lobby leads to the hotel's staffed business center where 6 workstations await business needs, along with a printer, copier, and fax machine. The hotel houses a barraca (beach shack) that contains complimentary towels, umbrellas and lounge chairs for use on Copacabana Beach. The fitness center has cardiovascular machines, free weights, and a sauna. Complimentary shuttle service is provided to and from both airports (during limited hours). Complimentary self parking is available on-site.

    Guestrooms. The 12-story Windsor Excelsior Hotel has 233 guestrooms. All offer plasma televisions with premium cable channels, free WiFi, minibars, desks, laptop-compatible safes and voltage converters. Private bathrooms feature telephones and lighted magnifying mirrors.

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    AMENITIES

    • Parking
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Gift shop
    • Spa
    • Business centre
    • Car hire
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Bicycle hire
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Storage available
    • Beachfront
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Laundry facilities
    • Free airport shuttle
    • Free Internet
    • Pets not allowed
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    based on 2,098 reviews
    • 9.8 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.6 "Excellent breakfast."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "97% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.1 "Easily accessible by car, said 91%."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      8.9 "Great parking, according to 89%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.2 "92% thought parking was inexpensive."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.5 "85% thought the service was very professional."
      8.3 "83% said the reception staff was great."
      8.8 "Lovely pool/beach service, according to 88%."
      8.2 "82% were happy with the shuttle service."
      9.1 "91% were happy with the room service."
      10.0 "100% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      8.9 "Management was excellent, said 89%."
    • 7.3 "Tasty food."
      7.3 "73% loved the menu selection."
      8.5 "85% loved the dining experience."
      10.0 "Yummy desserts, said 100%."
    • 6.6 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "For only 53%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.4 "Beds were acceptable for 64%."
      6.7 "Only 67% thought the furniture was functional."
      5.0 "Only 50% thought the shower was ok."
      5.0 "For only 50%, the tv was ok."
      5.0 "50% thought the minibar was ok."
    • 4.8 "Bar is not good."
    • 3.9 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.6 "84% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.7 "Internet is poor."
      3.7 "63% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 2.7 "Disappointing wellness & sports facilities."
      1.4 "86% didn't like the fitness area."
      2.0 "80% were unhappy with the sauna."
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    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    based on 944 reviews
    • 9.8 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.6 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      8.5 "Great parking, according to 85%."
      9.0 "Easily accessible by car, said 90%."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.5 "85% thought the service was very professional."
      8.2 "82% said the reception staff was great."
      8.8 "Lovely pool/beach service, according to 88%."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
      5.4 "For only 54%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.3 "Only 63% said rooms were big enough."
      6.4 "Beds were acceptable for 64%."
      5.3 "53% thought the minibar was ok."
    • 4.1 "Bar is not good."
    • 4.0 "Internet is poor."
      4.1 "59% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.6 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.3 "87% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 2.2 "Disappointing wellness & sports facilities."
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    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    based on 902 reviews
    • 9.8 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 9.5 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.6 "86% thought the service was very professional."
      8.3 "83% said the reception staff was great."
      8.6 "Lovely pool/beach service, according to 86%."
    • 7.8 "Good amenities."
      7.4 "74% thought the building was wonderful."
      8.1 "81% loved the terrace."
    • 6.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.1 "Beds were acceptable for 61%."
      5.3 "For only 53%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.8 "Only 58% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.6 "Not very comfortable."
      1.8 "82% thought it was too noisy."
      1.3 "Air conditioning was criticized by 87%."
    • 3.7 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.7 "83% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.6 "Internet is poor."
      3.4 "66% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 2.3 "Disappointing wellness & sports facilities."
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    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    based on 20 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    based on 230 reviews
    • 9.7 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 9.5 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.7 "87% thought the service was very professional."
      8.3 "83% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.0 "High value."
    • 6.5 "Rooms are ok."
      6.7 "Beds were acceptable for 67%."
      5.3 "For only 53%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 5.1 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 4.1 "Internet is poor."
      3.7 "63% said the wifi quality was bad."
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