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Windsor Excelsior Hotel

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Excelente hotel y la vista del cuarto espectacular

Nice hotel, great location, excellent breakfast, great view from the terrace. Basic rooms. Missing courtesies like complimentary bottle of water or refreshments in the lobby. Very appreciated the free airport shuttle service.

Nice hotel, with friendly staff and in a great location on Copacabana

I think it’s good deal. Good hotel price it’s not crazy. Had very good service planning extra requirements

Convenient location and nice hotel. Staff were friendly.

For the most part, it was a comfortable stay. However, there was one incident concerning my bathroom that was really gross and soured the rest of the trip.

The hotel has excellent rooms and service and is located in the heart of Copocabana right next to the Copocabana palace hotel. Very nice area. Our room was with beach view - phenomenal. Breakfast buffet was excellent. Highly recommend the hotel. It is a great value.

Nice hotel. Sits right in front of the Copacabana beach! Convenient to the Metro....... about a 10 min walk. Staff were very helpful. Alot of great restaurants in any direction. Good deal for the location. Will definitely recommend to anyone visiting Rio!

We stayed here for a week - paid for 6 nights and got 2 for free. Missed the first night due to late flight arrival so we were allowed a 6pm checkout - nice! Hotel is fine, centrally located, with a small gym. Tell cab drivers you're going to the Palace hotel as it's next door and everyone knows it.

Everything was fine, great location at Copacabana beach, near the Copacabana Palace.

Very surprised that the hotel gave us an ocean view room. Breakfast was more that expected, the hotel staff was extremely helpful and very friendly. Facility was very clean and the roof pool area was pleasant with a wonderful view and good food and beverage service. The hotel also provides chairs and umbrellas on the beach free of charge. The location could not be better and the price so reasonable, if we are ever in Rio again I would rebook this hotel. Also, all tours pick-up at that location.

The hotel is located across the street from the beach. The airport shuttle service is great. Although the pool is very small, the views from the rooftop are breathtaking. The gym is great for a quick workout! For the most part the staff is friendly and helpful, however make sure you can speak Portuguese when you call room service, otherwise you may be hung up on (happened 3 times during my stay).

My experience while at Windsor Excelsior was great! The staff was friendly, accommodating, and caring. The room was pleasant, clean, with a comfortable atmosphere. When in such a gorgeous location such as Rio de Janeiro, specially Copacabana beach, one doesn't usually spend too much time in their hotel room, however, the comfy atmosphere made getting out of bed early even tougher. The food during breakfast, and lunch was great, (did not have dinner while at the hotel but confident it must be good based on previous meals) really good quality, taste, and variety. The view from the pool area on the roof (they serve drinks and food there btw) was breathtaking. I look forward to making another trip to Rio, and definitely intend on staying at Windsor Excelsior when I return.

Close to the beach, easy access to taxi, make sure your dates are correct. I accidentally booked an additional day by mistake and couldn't get a refund!

Great hotel, staff is very accomadating, huge elegent buffet style breakfast included. Nicely located i went to sugar loaf, corcovado, paragliding, Fort Copacabana and walked up to Ipanema Beach (about two miles) in my 5 day stay and still had more than enough time to explore the shops, street vendors and relax on Copacabana Beach (where the hotel provides free chairs, umbrellas, and towels). Overall it was a great stay with great amenities (wifi, rooftop pool where you can see christ the redeemer, and all of Copacabana Beach).

The hotel is located in a good spot. The staff could have been better. They were doing construction in the upper floor at 7:30am and there were no notification, as well as the no hot water situation. The housemaids were awesome though.

THE HOTEL NOT HAD ANYTHING, CONVERTER CHARGE, THE ROOMS WAS NOT GOOD, THE SERVICE WAS TERRIBLE AND THE BUFFET REALLY WAS BAD.

Located right on Copacabana. Super buffet breakfast. Nice pool, exercise room, 2 types of saunas, wet and dry. Very friendly people.

We enjoyed our state, and I personaly used the instalations like the gym, pool, very confortable indeed. Thank ´s to all the staff . Will come back at future, if we can.

Perfect location in Copacabana. The staff were courteous and very helpful, exceptional. Comfort and cleanliness at par. Love their breakfast buffet. Highly recommendable - very impressive.

Avenida Atlantica 1800 Rio de Janeiro RJ

Hotel highlights

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Located in Copacabana, Windsor Excelsior Hotel is a leisurely stroll from sights such as Praia do Leme and Chacrinha State Park. This 4-star hotel welcomes guests with 233 rooms and conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. On the beach, it's also near Sugar Loaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free buffet breakfast, served each morning from 6 AM to 10 AM. Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service.


Rooms

All of Windsor Excelsior Hotel's 233 soundproofed rooms provide minibars, free local calls, and safes. 26-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Rooms also include desks.


Property features

Guests staying at Windsor Excelsior Hotel enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a free airport shuttle at scheduled times. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a rooftop terrace, free WiFi in public areas, and 7 meeting rooms.

Guest reviews for Windsor Excelsior Hotel

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4
Everyone

Nice hotel, great location, excellent breakfast, great view from the terrace. Basic rooms. Missing courtesies like complimentary bottle of water or refreshments in the lobby. Very appreciated the free airport shuttle service.

By , from Argentina on Apr 3, 2018

Review comment responded on Apr 4, 2018

Dear Mr Jorge, Thank you very much for your time to leave us a comment about Windsor Excelsior Hotel. I am glad that your stay with us was enjoyable. Best regards, Charles

4
Everyone

Nice hotel, with friendly staff and in a great location on Copacabana

By , from Miami on Mar 25, 2018

Review comment responded on Mar 26, 2018

Dear Mrs. Jonelle, Thank you very much for your time to leave us a comment about Windsor Excelsior Hotel. I am glad that your stay with us was enjoyable. Best regards, Charles

4

nice place

Everyone

I think it’s good deal. Good hotel price it’s not crazy. Had very good service planning extra requirements

By on Mar 20, 2018

Review comment responded on Mar 20, 2018

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your time to leave us a comment about Windsor Excelsior Hotel. Yes, we have very good prices as a ocean view hotel in Copacabana. Thank You and hope to see you next time in Rio. Kind Regards, Charles

4
Everyone

Convenient location and nice hotel. Staff were friendly.

By on Dec 17, 2017

Review comment responded on Dec 18, 2017

Dear guest, Thank you for your kind review about us and about Windsor team. We hope you kept good memories from Rio. Kindly, Charles Agostinho

3

it was ok

Students

For the most part, it was a comfortable stay. However, there was one incident concerning my bathroom that was really gross and soured the rest of the trip.

By , from new york, ny on Dec 9, 2017

Review comment responded on Dec 11, 2017

Dear Mrs. Maria, Thank you for sharing your experience in staying with us. I'm glad your stay was pleasant. I'm sorry for what happened in your bathroom, but I'm sure you were immediately taken care of by our staff. We hope you have kept fond memories of our city. Sincerely,

5

excellent hotel and location

Everyone

The hotel has excellent rooms and service and is located in the heart of Copocabana right next to the Copocabana palace hotel. Very nice area. Our room was with beach view - phenomenal. Breakfast buffet was excellent. Highly recommend the hotel. It is a great value.

By on Nov 30, 2017

Review comment responded on Dec 4, 2017

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your time to leave us a comment about Windsor Excelsior Hotel. I am glad that your stay with us was enjoyable. Regards, Charles Agostinho

5

nice hotel.

Everyone

Nice hotel. Sits right in front of the Copacabana beach! Convenient to the Metro....... about a 10 min walk. Staff were very helpful. Alot of great restaurants in any direction. Good deal for the location. Will definitely recommend to anyone visiting Rio!

By , from Atlanta, Ga on Sep 21, 2017

Review comment responded on Sep 25, 2017

Dear JB, Thank you for your review about Windsor Excelsior Hotel. We are definitely well located and close to all the amenities of the neighborhood. We look forward to see you again. Kindly, Charles Agostinho

4

good value

Everyone

We stayed here for a week - paid for 6 nights and got 2 for free. Missed the first night due to late flight arrival so we were allowed a 6pm checkout - nice! Hotel is fine, centrally located, with a small gym. Tell cab drivers you're going to the Palace hotel as it's next door and everyone knows it.

By , from NYC on Jul 29, 2017

Review comment responded on Aug 2, 2017

Dear Mr. Barry, We appreciate your kind comments on our hotel, services and staff. We hope you have kept good memories of your days with us. We hope to see you again in Rio. Kindly,

4

good location at a reasonable price

BusinessTravelers

Everything was fine, great location at Copacabana beach, near the Copacabana Palace.

By , from Buenos Aires on May 26, 2017

Review comment responded on May 29, 2017

Dear Mr. Carlos, I would like to thank you for choosing Windsor Excelsior Hotel for your stay in Rio de Janeiro and also for your time leaving us a remark. I am pleased that everything was fine during your stay. Kind regards, Emilianos Lusoli

5

liked my hotel very much

Everyone

Very surprised that the hotel gave us an ocean view room. Breakfast was more that expected, the hotel staff was extremely helpful and very friendly. Facility was very clean and the roof pool area was pleasant with a wonderful view and good food and beverage service. The hotel also provides chairs and umbrellas on the beach free of charge. The location could not be better and the price so reasonable, if we are ever in Rio again I would rebook this hotel. Also, all tours pick-up at that location.

By , from Virginia Beach, VA on Jan 13, 2017

Review comment responded on Jan 15, 2017

Dear Mrs Jeanne and Mr Tom, Thank you very much for your time to leave us a comment about Windsor Excelsior Hotel. I am glad that your stay with us was enjoyable. Best regards,