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Windsor Excelsior

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A light and bright, contemporary-style hotel offering superior accommodation on Copacabana beach.

The Windsor Hotels in Rio de Janeiro constitute a successful and growing chain of contemporary, good value properties. In common with the others, the Excelsior is a bright and airy place with a Scandinavian feel - there's plenty of light honey-coloured wood and shiny tiled floors creating a cool ambience in this frequently humid and hot city.

This modernised, superior quality hotel sits on prestigious Avenida Atlantica - the stately boulevard which runs along Copacabana beach.  Shops, bars, clubs and restaurants are just a few steps away. The well-insulated guest rooms and suites have individually controlled air-conditioning and granite-style bathrooms. The hotel’s facilities are great: there’s a buffet restaurant, snazzy cocktail bar, gym and attractive top floor swimming pool bedecked with foliage giving views over the beach - where you will find the hotel’s own secure beach service, with complimentary use of umbrellas and loungers.

 

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What our clients say

  • "Love the location on the beach. very nice rooms. Beautiful top floor pool area with amazing views. Excellent breakfast and service."

    Vm, Shoreham-by-Sea
  • The Windsor is idealy located for Copacabana. It is a typical city tourist hotel which fit our needs.

    JH Dorking
  • very smart hotel on beach front. lovely.

    LM, Stowmarket
  • Great being right on Copacabana Beach, especially for breakfast. Roof terrace bar with its views was great! Might have been nicer to have had a room with a FULL sea view but that would have been more expensive. Hotel a bit standard & a bit outdated.

    CL High wycombe
  • The rooftop bar and pool were amazing. It was wonderful to stand up there watching life go by on Copacabana. The rooms were a little tired but the fantastic location more than made up for that. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

    LL, Tonbridge
  • Great location and reception staff very helpful. Great rooftop pool. Beach service was also good, although a cushion would have been nice on the sunbeds.

    CG, Bristol
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