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Windsor Excelsior Hotel

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The hotel is very comfortable with rooms being fairly plain but very comfortable. Views of Copacabana beach. Good location for food outlets along the beach or on the street. Very quiet with a good breakfast although the toaster is inadequate for such a busy hotel....More

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Response from Victor M, Gerente geral at Windsor Excelsior HotelResponded 5 March 2018

Dear guest, It was a great pleasure to have you in our hotel as our guests. We are really happy to see that you had a wonderful stay with us. Thank You very much for your kindly words about our services and staff. I hope...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018

Walk across the road to Copacabana beach. Our room had a beach view. The breakfast was very good - lots of fruit, pastries etc. The roof pool is too small but there are quite a few loungers and the bar is right there. Was a...More

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Response from Victor M, Gerente geral at Windsor Excelsior HotelResponded 2 March 2018

Dear Mr. Jeff B., Thank you for rating the Windsor Excelsior on TripAdvisor. Meeting the expectations of our customers is our main goal. Thanks for the compliments that will certainly be shared with the team and we look forward to welcoming you soon. Best Regards,...More

Reviewed 26 February 2018

We stayed here for one night only, but wished we could have stayed longer. The room was lovely - not the biggest - but spotless, and comfortable, with lovely towels, robes and slippers. The toiletries were good too. We had a sea view and enjoyed...More

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Response from Victor M, Gerente geral at Windsor Excelsior HotelResponded 2 March 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for rating the Windsor Excelsior on TripAdvisor. Meeting the expectations of our customers is our main goal. Thanks for the compliments that will certainly be shared with the team and we look forward to welcoming you soon. Best Regards, Victor M....More

Reviewed 24 February 2018

Excellent hotel in front Copacabana Beach and with views of Corcova Mountain. The service is excellent. Hotel offers complimentary wireless internet and an wonderful breakfast buffet- a great way to start your day. There are many shops and kiosks (on beach). There are also many...More

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Response from Victor M, Gerente geral at Windsor Excelsior HotelResponded 1 March 2018

Dear Mr. Jobeato, Thank you for rating the Windsor Excelsior on TripAdvisor. Meeting the expectations of our customers is our main goal. Thanks for the compliments that will certainly be shared with the team and we look forward to welcoming you soon. Best Regards, Victor...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent service throughout hotel from reception to restaurant to bell hops and maids. Personnel are all looking out to make your stay enjoyable Actually had one of the receptionist walk our group to a restaurant a few blocks away and offered to return when we...More

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Response from Victor M, Gerente geral at Windsor Excelsior HotelResponded 1 March 2018

Dear Mr. William, Thank you for rating the Windsor Excelsior on TripAdvisor. Meeting the expectations of our customers is our main goal. Thanks for the compliments that will certainly be shared with the team and we look forward to welcoming you soon. Our internet is...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 121 - US$ 171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#16 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#22 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#24 On the Beach Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#30 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#31 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 121 - US$ 171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#16 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#22 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#24 On the Beach Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#30 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#31 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
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blueandwhitehoops
10 September 2017|
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Response from 1NONLY | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing the iron or board. I am sure the hotel will provide them to you . I vaguely remember that several hotel chains have removed the iron / board facilities to reduce risk of fires . However the items are... More
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blueandwhitehoops
31 August 2017|
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Response from honeysusie | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of shops behind the hotel.There is lots of water sold. I did not buy any wine or beer but there are supermarkets around and they will probably sell them.
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18 August 2017|
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Response from betterthanwork | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of the times but the hotel should be able to advise - they replied to me using the contact tab on their website. Breakfasts were busy, but the food was plentiful, varied and well replenished.
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"408 faces the Copacabana beach..but noone in our group of 36 complained about their room...they were all nice!"
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"Rooms appear to be very quiet in all aspects."
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"To stay at Windsor with out the sea view... well then you can book another hotel... and as high as you can."
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"Both rooms I stayed in were fine - I don't think there would be a bad room in the hotel"
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