Windsor Guanabara Hotel - Rio de Janeiro

Avenida Presidente Vargas, 392, Centro, 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 valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Snack bar

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Overview

Set in the commercial center of Rio de Janeiro, this traditional hotel features 531 rooms and offers a sun deck, an outdoor swimming pool and a sauna. Residing in a 23-story building, the hotel was opened in 1957 and renovated in 2001.

The hotel is located in a commercial area of Rio de Janeiro, close to Sugar Loaf Mountain, Church of Our Lady of the Glory of the Outeiro and Santa Teresa. Nestled in the tourist district and 4 km from the city center.

This hotel is placed in Rio de Janeiro Centre district, known for a museum, a monastery and a church.

A 5-minute walk will take you to Uruguaiana subway station. The hotel is located 5 minutes walk from Santos Dumont airport.

Rooms

The property provides functional guestrooms including executive superior single room, superior family twin room and luxury twin room. Guests will enjoy a view of Guanabara Bay from their rooms. They are equipped with a dishwasher, coffee/tea makers and a stove.

Eat & Drink

Serving French meals, Restaurante O Navegador is about 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

Such business facilities as a business centre, a conference room and a copier are also available on site.

Relax

The property indulges guests with a health club and a Jacuzzi as well as fitness classes and a gym.

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:   531.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • City view
  • Courtyard view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • 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:

Avenida Presidente Vargas, 392, Centro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22071000

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City Center
  • Rio de Janeiro
    1.9 mi
Airports
  • 1.2 mi
  • Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)
    7.8 mi
Train Stations
  • Estação D Pedro II Central Station
    4300 ft
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
Underground stations
  • Uruguaiana
    1000 ft
  • Presidente Vargas
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Confeitaria Colombo
    1600 ft
  • Restaurante O Navegador (cuisine: International)
    100 ft
Beaches
  • Itacoatiara beach
    4600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    23
  • Number of rooms:
    531

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Rooms and availability

Superior Family Room
Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double bed or Twin beds
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Superior|Dbl, SUPERIOR EXECUTIVO FAMILY PLAN ( Breakfast )

Executive Superior Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed or Twin beds
Size: 250 sq. feet
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Deluxe|Superior Executive + Breakfast

Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
Size: 195 sq. feet
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Standard|Dbl, STANDARD ( Breakfast )

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Junior Suite
Bed type: Double bed
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Junior Suite|Dbl, SUITE JUNIOR ( Breakfast )

Superior Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
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Superior|Dbl, SUPERIOR EXECUTIVO ( Breakfast )

Deluxe Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
Size: 305 sq. feet
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Deluxe|Deluxe + Breakfast

Executive Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 250 sq. feet
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Deluxe|Executive Room

Executive Triple Room
Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
Size: 250 sq. feet
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Executive Suite
Bed type: Double bed
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Suite|Dbl, SUITE EXECUTIVA ( Breakfast )

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Luxury Double Room
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Standard|Dbl, LUXO ( Breakfast )

How to reach hotel

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

Avenida Presidente Vargas, 392, Centro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22071000

Get directions
City Center
  • Rio de Janeiro
    1.9 mi
Airports
  • 1.2 mi
  • Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)
    7.8 mi
Train Stations
  • Estação D Pedro II Central Station
    4300 ft
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
Underground stations
  • Uruguaiana
    1000 ft
  • Presidente Vargas
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Confeitaria Colombo
    1600 ft
  • Restaurante O Navegador (cuisine: International)
    100 ft
Beaches
  • Itacoatiara beach
    4600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    23
  • Number of rooms:
    531

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Windsor Guanabara Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Largo da Carioca - 2000 ft

Popular areas

  • Praça Mauá - 1700 ft
  • Tiradentes Square - 2300 ft

Places of interest

  • Igreja da Candelaria - 400 ft
  • Saint Benedict's Monastery - 1000 ft
  • Palácio Tiradentes - 1000 ft
  • Saint Benedict's Monastery - 1000 ft
  • Confeitaria Colombo - 2000 ft

Convention centers

  • Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - 1000 ft

Shopping areas

  • Saara Rio - 2000 ft
  • Saara Rio - 2000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Candelária Church - 400 ft
  • Confeitaria Colombo - 2000 ft

Museums

  • Paço Imperial - 1400 ft
  • Casa França-Brasil - 1400 ft
  • Rio Museum of Art - 1400 ft
  • Navy Cultural Space - 1700 ft
  • Museum of Tomorrow - 2000 ft
  • Submarino Museu Riachuelo - 2000 ft
  • Museu Histórico Nacional - 3000 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • Banco do Brasil Cultural Center - 1000 ft

Underground stations

  • Uruguaiana - 700 ft
  • Presidente Vargas - 2000 ft
  • Carioca - 2300 ft

Public parking

  • Banco do Brasil Cultural Center - 1000 ft
  • Light Cultural Center - 1400 ft
  • Correios Cultural Center - 1700 ft

Local attractions

  • Ilha Fiscal - 5000 ft
    Baia de Guanabara, Rio de Janeiro
  • Santa Teresa - 1.1 mi
    Rua Riachuelo 201 Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
  • Chacara do Ceu Museum - 1.2 mi
    Rua Murtinho Nobre, 93, Rio de Janeiro
  • Lapa Arches - 1.0 mi
    Largo Da Lapa Square, Rio de Janeiro
  • Backstage of Unidos da Tijuca Carnival - 1.1 mi
    Rua Rivadavia Correa 60, Gamboa -, Rio de Janeiro

Near the hotel

  • Church of Our Lady of the Candelaria - 600 ft
    Praca Pio X, Rio de Janeiro
  • Casa Franca-Brasil - 1200 ft
    Rua Visconde de Itaborai, 78, Rio de Janeiro
  • Museu de Arte do Rio - 1700 ft
    Praca Maua, Rio de Janeiro
  • Real Gabinete Portugues da Leitura - 2000 ft
    Rua Luis de Camoes, 30, Rio de Janeiro
  • Tiradentes Palace - 900 ft
    Rua Primeiro de Marco, s/n, Rio de Janeiro
  • Correios Cultural Centre - 1300 ft
    Rua Visconde de Itaborai, 20, Rio de Janeiro
  • Igreja de Sao Francisco de Paula - 1700 ft
    Largo de Sao Francisco, Rio de Janeiro

Restaurants nearby

  • Confeitaria Colombo - 1600 ft

    Phone: 021/2232-2300

    85% likes this, based on 903 reviews

  • Fim de Tarde - 300 ft

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

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

  • L'Atelier du Cuisinier - 300 ft

    Address: Rua Teofilo Otoni, 97
    Phone: 552131790024

    93% likes this, based on 9 reviews
    Cuisine: French
    Price Range: USD 23 - USD 47

  • Restaurante O Navegador - 100 ft

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

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

  • Delirio Tropical - 300 ft

    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:
    531

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  • Resende hotels - 70 km
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Windsor Guanabara Reviews

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

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 167 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
6.0
Rooms
6.0
Service
7.0
Value
4.0

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:

Avenida Presidente Vargas, 392, Centro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22071000

Get directions
City Center
  • Rio de Janeiro
    1.9 mi
Airports
  • 1.2 mi
  • Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)
    7.8 mi
Train Stations
  • Estação D Pedro II Central Station
    4300 ft
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
Underground stations
  • Uruguaiana
    1000 ft
  • Presidente Vargas
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Confeitaria Colombo
    1600 ft
  • Restaurante O Navegador (cuisine: International)
    100 ft
Beaches
  • Itacoatiara beach
    4600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    23
  • Number of rooms:
    531

Hotel Awards

BrazilianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedRio de JaneiroWindsor Guanabara

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

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