Windsor Excelsior Hotel

Rua Fernando Mendes, N0 06, Ent. Av. Atlantica, N0 1.800, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22021-001, Brazil | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro

It's Rio

A travel blog entry by vanhise


... statue. I bought tickets and they said it would be a 4 hour wait for a van and then a 40 minute ride to the park. Scott really wanted to do this, so I agreed to wait. It wasn't quite that long and we made it there while the sun was still up. But it was a zoo - people and vans all over, no clear indication of where to go and what line was for what (there were 3-4 lines snaking around the main parking lot). We climbed the steps to the ...

The last days of Christ

A travel blog entry by klartman


... sitting opposite me started making gentle expressions of concern, eyes widening with panic before finally emitting shrieks of fear as a giant black beetle, buzzed about the terrified passengers, before for eventually crawling into a corner to die. Cue much hilarity as the endorphins of relief worked their magic.

My final day in Rio was my first experience of rain In Brazil. Nothing major but the temperature had dropped to the ...

Copacabana Fort

A travel blog entry by nikkirech


... Beach area. The restaurants all have seating along the wall closest to the ocean, so you can sit, watch the beach, watch the surfers, and if you glance slightly off to the right and across the water you have a lovely view of the Po de Acar (Sugar Loaf) mountain. It is relaxing, beautiful, and the food is fantastic. We ate at Confeitaria Colombo, which is an old restaurant in Rio. Their ...

Her name was Lola...

A travel blog entry by niblet


... and echoed all around the hills of the favelas. Apparently the occasional altercation between the drug lords and the police break out and gunshots are not uncommon but very rarely do the locals or any tourists get caught in the cross fire and no one even reacts when they go off. After the initial shock we realised the gun shots probably came from nearer the top of the hills and we weren't in any real danger so we made the decision the next day to stick it out until the end of ...

Rio and Carnival

A travel blog entry by phillipsquared


... steps that go from Lapa to Santa Teresa and slowly made our way up the hill towards our first street bloco (this is a party/parade for carnival). A long walk later, we started hearing the sound of drums and knew we were in the right place. Usually the parade goes down the hill but this year they decided to mix it up much to the annoyance of many party goers who were already tired from the long treck to meet them. That night after a considerable amount ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Copacabana area of Rio de Janeiro, is near Ipanema Beach, Copacabana Beach, Santa Teresa, and Rio Sul Shopping Center.
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