Windsor Guanabara Hotel - Rio de Janeiro

Av Presidente Vargas 392, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22071000  show map
 4 stars
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Windsor Guanabara Hotel - Rio de Janeiro

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Health club

Jacuzzi

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

Windsor Guanabara Hotel is a traditional 4-star property placed next to Museum of the Republic, Sao Bento Monastery and Sugar Loaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar). The building was renovated in 2001.

The hotel is strategically located in the tourist district, close to museums, the monastery and churches. Guests can get to Rio de Janeiro city center, which is 4 km away.

Quick access to restaurants and cafés is provided.

This hotel is just 100 meters away from Rua Visconde de Inhauma próximo ao número 6 bus stop and within a 5-minute walk from Uruguaiana underground station. Windsor Guanabara Hotel is located within 5 km from Santos Dumont airport.

Rooms

Staying in one of the hotel’s 545 functional rooms, guests will enjoy a wonderful view over the bay and make use of satellite TV, a private balcony, a laptop safe, individual climate control and a seating area. Some rooms feature views over the White River and Guanabara Bay. Bathrooms are fitted with a shower, a hairdryer and towels.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant offers special international meals in a relaxing atmosphere.

Services

Guests will make use of a baggage storage, an elevator and a safe deposit box as well as a business center, a photocopier and a meeting room.

Relax

On-site spa facilities feature a health club, a Jacuzzi and a sauna. Fitness classes, a gym and fitness center are among the on-site facilities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   23.  Number of rooms:   545.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Health club
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Sun terrace
  • Leisure/TV room

Room view

  • City view
  • Bay view
  • Courtyard view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • HBO available
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Windsor Guanabara Hotel - Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro location
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Hotel Address:

Av Presidente Vargas 392, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22071000

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City Center
  • Rio de Janeiro
    3.1km
Airports
  • 2.0km
  • Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)
    12.5km
Train Stations
  • Estação Central do Brasil
    1.5km
  • Estação Praça da Bandeira
    3.5km
Underground stations
  • Uruguaiana
    300 m
  • Presidente Vargas
    700 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Confeitaria Colombo
    470 m
  • Restaurante O Navegador (cuisine: International)
    30 m
Beaches
  • Itacoatiara beach
    1.4km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    23
  • Number of rooms:
    545

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          Size: 30m2
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            Size: 30m2
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              This triple room features air conditioning, minibar and soundproofing.

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                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Windsor Guanabara Hotel - Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  Av Presidente Vargas 392, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22071000

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Rio de Janeiro
                    3.1km
                  Airports
                  • 2.0km
                  • Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)
                    12.5km
                  Train Stations
                  • Estação Central do Brasil
                    1.5km
                  • Estação Praça da Bandeira
                    3.5km
                  Underground stations
                  • Uruguaiana
                    300 m
                  • Presidente Vargas
                    700 m
                  • Bus stop
                    100 m
                  Restaurants
                  • Confeitaria Colombo
                    470 m
                  • Restaurante O Navegador (cuisine: International)
                    30 m
                  Beaches
                  • Itacoatiara beach
                    1.4km
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Number of floors:
                    23
                  • Number of rooms:
                    545

                  Hotel Awards

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                  Best Luxury Hotels in Brazil

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                  Windsor Guanabara Hotel Location

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                  What's nearby

                  Tourist attractions

                  • Candelária Church - 100 m
                  • Largo da Carioca - 600 m
                  • SAARA - 900 m

                  Popular areas

                  • Praça Mauá - 500 m
                  • Cinelândia Square - 1.1km

                  Places of interest

                  • Igreja da Candelaria - 100 m
                  • Saint Benedict's Monastery - 300 m
                  • Palácio Tiradentes - 300 m
                  • Confeitaria Colombo - 600 m
                  • Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro - 1.0km
                  • Santa Teresa Tram - 1.1km
                  • Santa Teresa neighbourhood - 1.2km

                  Convention centers

                  • Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - 300 m

                  Shopping areas

                  • Saara Rio - 600 m

                  Museums

                  • Paço Imperial - 400 m
                  • Submarino Museu Riachuelo - 600 m
                  • Museu Histórico Nacional - 900 m
                  • National Museum of Fine Arts - 1.1km

                  Universities, Institutes

                  • Banco do Brasil Cultural Center - 300 m
                  • National Library - 1.1km

                  Theaters

                  • Municipal Theatre - 1.2km

                  Underground stations

                  • Uruguaiana - 200 m
                  • Presidente Vargas - 600 m
                  • Carioca - 700 m
                  • Cinelândia - 1.1km

                  Local Attractions

                  • Ilha Fiscal - 1.5km
                    Baia de Guanabara, Rio de Janeiro
                  • Santa Teresa - 1.8km
                    Rua Riachuelo 201 Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
                  • Chacara do Ceu Museum - 1.9km
                    Rua Murtinho Nobre, 93, Rio de Janeiro
                  • Lapa Arches (Arcos da Lapa) - 1.6km
                    Largo Da Lapa Square, Rio de Janeiro
                  • Backstage of Unidos da Tijuca Carnival - 1.8km
                    Rua Rivadavia Correa 60, Gamboa -, Rio de Janeiro

                  Near the hotelNear the hotel

                  • Church of Our Lady of the Candelaria (Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Candelaria) - 180 m
                    Praca Pio X, Rio de Janeiro
                  • Casa Franca-Brasil - 360 m
                    Rua Visconde de Itaborai, 78, Rio de Janeiro
                  • Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR) - 500 m
                    Praca Maua, Rio de Janeiro
                  • Real Gabinete Portugues da Leitura - 590 m
                    Rua Luis de Camoes, 30, Rio de Janeiro
                  • Tiradentes Palace - 260 m
                    Rua Primeiro de Marco, s/n, Rio de Janeiro
                  • Correios Cultural Centre - 370 m
                    Rua Visconde de Itaborai, 20, Rio de Janeiro
                  • Igreja de Sao Francisco de Paula - 500 m
                    Largo de Sao Francisco, Rio de Janeiro

                  Restaurants Nearby

                  • Confeitaria Colombo - 470 m

                    Phone: 021/2232-2300

                    85% likes this, based on 903 reviews

                  • Fim de Tarde - 70 m

                    Address: Rua Miguel Couto, 105 - Loja B
                    Phone: (21) 2516-2409

                    80% likes this, based on 17 reviews
                    Cuisine: Spanish

                  • L'Atelier du Cuisinier - 80 m

                    Address: Rua Teofilo Otoni, 97
                    Phone: 552131790024

                    93% likes this, based on 9 reviews
                    Cuisine: French
                    Price Range: GBP 17 - GBP 36

                  • Restaurante O Navegador - 30 m

                    Address: Av. Rio Branco 180/60 andar
                    Phone: (55)(21) 2262-6037

                    51% likes this, based on 28 reviews
                    Cuisine: International

                  • Delirio Tropical - 80 m

                    Address: Rua Theophilo Otoni, 87

                    72% likes this, based on 29 reviews

                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Number of floors:
                    23
                  • Number of rooms:
                    545

                  Hotel Awards

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                  Windsor Guanabara Hotel Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Windsor Guanabara Hotel

                  Average guest rating

                  7.6out of 10
                  Excellent
                  Based on 167 reviews

                  Rating by category:

                  Location
                  6.0
                  Rooms
                  6.0
                  Service
                  7.0
                  Value
                  4.0

                  Individual guest reviews

                  • Couple
                    5.0

                    Nothing much. It was clean hotel, but not worth the price. Its centrally located to many places in Rio where you can catch a bus and go

                    Not worth the 200 dollar a night we spent

                  • Older travelers
                    7.4

                    Room was large, bed was huge. We only stayed for one night and the hotel was fine for that but more of a business hotel than a holiday hotel I think.

                    Bed was on the hard side.

                  • Single
                    6.2

                    I found a cockroach in the room, walking on my suitcase!

                  • Older travelers
                    6.2

                    It´s very closed to Santo Dumond´s Airport

                    I did´nt like the room. Small. The hotel is expensive e the service e the hotel doesn´t correspond the value (what I´ve paid for it) The corridor smells cigarette.

                  • Older travelers
                    5.8

                    Close to the International airport.

                    Overprized, certainly not 4*. Staff at reception and at breakfast not friendly at all at the least. A/c in the room not working, had to call twice before they send technician. Business center : the internet was slow, not working properly, printer out of order and very expensive, however they did not charge after my 2nd complaint. We booked an executive room which includes an jacuzzi but I am pretty sure we were given a standard, again after complaining they reduced the price a bit, this without asking as they insist only a deluxe has an jacuzzi. Worst hotel we had in Brazil, pousada's are far better in service and comfort. We booked it because it was the only one left.

                  • Single
                    5.0

                    When I made my reservation through Booked.net I get executive room - more spacious with jacuzzi. In fact executive room at this hotel is superior and no jacuzzi. But the did upgraded me foc. The staff is really helpful.

                    This hotel by europeanean standard is not a 4* hotel, I'll consider him as a 3*. The location is poor, downtown, but at time of my reservation this was best available,

                  • Family with children
                    9.6

                    The buffet!! It was outstanding!!

                    The room was very warm - it was difficult to cool down even though we were blasting the a/C.

                  • Couple
                    5.4

                    The hotel staff didnt speak much english and was not very helpful with any questions about tours or how to go around. Irons are not available in the hotel?!? Breakfast was ok but not really good.... All in. all I would have expected much more for this price and this kind of hotel...

                  • Couple
                    3.2

                    One of the young staff members was very helpful

                    Very over priced and the rest of the staff were not helpful. Poor quality.

                  • Older travelers
                    3.8

                    The room was fine and the view pretty good. Restaurant average. Maintenence staff (plumber, electrician, IT specialist) were responsive and tried hard.

                    The plumbing, television channels (lack of), lack of wireless connectivity in the bedroom and cables that worked only intermittantly, Only a couple of staff who spoke any English whatsoever. The area was busy on work days but like a ghost town with most shops and eating places shut on public holidays and weekends.

                  • Other
                    5.8

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Windsor Guanabara Hotel - Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  Av Presidente Vargas 392, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22071000

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Rio de Janeiro
                    3.1km
                  Airports
                  • 2.0km
                  • Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)
                    12.5km
                  Train Stations
                  • Estação Central do Brasil
                    1.5km
                  • Estação Praça da Bandeira
                    3.5km
                  Underground stations
                  • Uruguaiana
                    300 m
                  • Presidente Vargas
                    700 m
                  • Bus stop
                    100 m
                  Restaurants
                  • Confeitaria Colombo
                    470 m
                  • Restaurante O Navegador (cuisine: International)
                    30 m
                  Beaches
                  • Itacoatiara beach
                    1.4km
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Number of floors:
                    23
                  • Number of rooms:
                    545

                  Hotel Awards

                  BrazilianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedRio de JaneiroWindsor Guanabara Hotel

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Luxury Hotels in Brazil

                  Use Badge