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Windsor Excelsior

Last updated: 27 December, 2023

A five-star location (on the beach next to the Copacabana Palace), four-star fittings (spacious modern rooms with over-the-ocean sunrise views, a rooftop bar and pool) and a two-star price: this Copacabana beachfront is superb value.

Rooms may be business-hotel plain – wood-panel floors, cream walls and fitted desks big enough to prepare a Powerpoint presentation – but they’re modern and well-maintained and those facing east have wonderful beach views. And the location couldn’t be more quintessentially Rio: Copacabana Beach is outside the lobby, Bossa Nova was literally invented a block away and the La Trattoria restaurant, a stroll from the lobby, is a carioca institution.


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General amenities

Key facilities

Airport transfers: Not available
Beach: Onsite
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Kids club
Parking: Not available
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room amenities

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Hot tub (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed