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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes

Guest reviews

4.3 out of 5 Excellent
991 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Air Conditioning
Spa
Restaurant
Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationCopacabana Beach1 min walk
Popular LocationSugarloaf Cable Car10 min drive
Popular LocationCopacabana Fort10 min drive
AirportRio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.)42 min drive

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  • Executive Double Room

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 247 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsExecutive Double Room
  • Superior Double Room

    3.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 258 sq ft
    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsSuperior Double Room
  • Standard Twin Room (No special view)

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 193 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsStandard Twin Room (No special view)
  • Standard Double Room (No Special view)

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 193 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room (No Special view)
  • Deluxe Double Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 452 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room
  • Suite Executiva Double

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 667 sq ft
    • Partial sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite Executiva Double
  • Superior Twin Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 258 sq ft
    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSuperior Twin Room
  • Suite Junior Double

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 517 sq ft
    • Partial sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite Junior Double

About this area

Rio de Janeiro

Located on the boardwalk, Windsor Excelsior Hotel is in Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana neighborhood. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Copacabana Beach and Ipanema Beach, while Copacabana Fort and Museum of Tomorrow are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Sambodrome or Maracana Stadium. With parasailing and surfing/boogie boarding nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Copacabana Beach - 1 min walk
  • Sugarloaf Cable Car - 10 min drive
  • Copacabana Fort - 10 min drive
  • Arpoador Beach - 13 min drive
  • Sugar Loaf Mountain - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Cardeal Arcoverde Station - 6 min walk
  • Rio de Janeiro Flag Square Station - 10 min drive
  • AirportGaleao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl. Airport (GIG) - 42 min drive

Restaurants

  • Onsite dining venue – Beachfront restaurant. Serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.

About this property

Windsor Excelsior Hotel

Delightful beach hotel with a sauna
Guests of this beach hotel will appreciate convenient onsite amenities such as a fitness center and a sauna. All 233 rooms offer free WiFi, minibars, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include room service, hair dryers, and safes.
Windsor Excelsior Hotel offers 233 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers, bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Rio de Janeiro hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Limited parking spaces
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:00 AM–10:30 AM: BRL 60-75 for adults and BRL 60-75 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Free beach cabanas
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Rooftop terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • In-room accessibility

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  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - noon
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between BRL 60 and BRL 75 for adults, BRL 60 and BRL 75 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Parents or a legal guardian traveling with children under 18 years must present the child's birth certificate and an identity card with photo (passport, for example) at the check-in. For international travels from Brazil, if just one of the parents is traveling with the child, she/he must present – in addition to the child's certificate of birth and identity card with photo – a letter authorizing the trip signed by the other parent with a notarial certification of signature. In case the parents or the legal guardian, as applicable, cannot or are unwilling to give this authorization, a judicial authorization is required. People who intend to travel to Brazil with children must consult with the Brazilian consulate before traveling for more information.
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Excelsior Windsor
Hotel Windsor Excelsior
Windsor Excelsior
Windsor Excelsior Hotel
Windsor Excelsior Hotel Rio de Janeiro
Windsor Excelsior Rio de Janeiro
Windsor Excelsior Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Windsor Excelsior Hotel Hotel
Windsor Excelsior Hotel Rio de Janeiro
Windsor Excelsior Hotel Hotel Rio de Janeiro

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Windsor Excelsior Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Windsor Excelsior Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Windsor Excelsior Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Windsor Excelsior Hotel?
As of Oct 1, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Windsor Excelsior Hotel on Oct 2, 2020 start from $80, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Windsor Excelsior Hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Windsor Excelsior Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Windsor Excelsior Hotel?
Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at Windsor Excelsior Hotel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM–noon. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Windsor Excelsior Hotel?
Check-out is at noon.
Does Windsor Excelsior Hotel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Windsor Excelsior Hotel located?
Located in Copacabana, this beach hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Avenida Atlantica and Copacabana Beach. Ipanema Beach and Sugar Loaf Mountain are also within 3 mi (5 km). Cardeal Arcoverde Station is 6 minutes by foot and Siqueira Campos Station is 12 minutes.
4.3
Excellent
991 reviews
5 - Excellent
492
4 - Good
377
3 - Okay
89
2 - Poor
19
1 - Terrible
14

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Traveled with group
Sad face IconDisliked: Room comfort
Beds in double room were much smaller and closer together than expected. They also would not let us bring our own friends up to the hotel bar. Should be clearly specified when you book and not hidden in fine print.
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Arrived early but still had to wait for room - from 8am till 3pm - even though other guests arrived and were able to obtain their rooms.
Stayed 13 nights in Feb 2020

2/5 Poor

Business traveler
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service
service lacking
We had lights that did not work. We asked several times to get them fixed and they never worked. Our air conditioning hardly worked properly.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020