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Windsor California

Windsor California

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Windsor California is the newest member of the Windsor family of hotels, offering 157 rooms in the heart of Copacabana's beachfront Avenida Atlantica. All guests can enjoy panoramic views of Copacabana from the rooftop pool and will find that the hotel’s staff will be happy to help with any request.


The Windsor brand is one of our favourites in Rio de Janeiro and the Windsor California is our preferred hotel in their portfolio due to the excellent value and ideal location it provides.


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All rooms are furnished with a TV, minibar, air conditioning, and private bathrooms. The higher end category rooms feature oceanfront views which we highly recommend.


Within walking distance of the Windsor California are some of the trendiest bars, restaurants, and night clubs in the city. Guests will also have easy access to Copacabana Beach as well as some of Rio’s top attractions.

Food and drink

  • A delicious, assorted breakfast buffet is offered to all guests.
  • Lunch and dinner are also available at the hotel’s restaurant which serves up traditional Brazilian fare.

Tour ideas in Rio de Janeiro

Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at Windsor California as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.

Location & places nearby

Places & hotels on the map

    Alternative places to stay nearby

    Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can't be bettered.

    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area's inhabitants.

    • Cycling Tour of Rio's Beaches
      Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro

      Cycling Tour of Rio's Beaches

      Cycling Tour of Rio's Beaches

      The beaches are an excellent place to watch cariocas jogging, strutting and walking their poodles in the sunshine. You set the pace and if there is time you will also be able to circle the Lagoa before returning to your hotel.

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    • Maracanã Football Match
      Maracanã stadium, Rio de Janeiro

      Maracanã Football Match

      Maracanã Football Match

      The Maracanã football stadium was built in 1950 for the World Cup and is the biggest stadium of its kind, holding at one point, before terraces were converted to seating, more than 200,000 fans.

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    • Rio by Night
      Rio de Janeiro at sunset

      Rio by Night

      Rio by Night

      There is no other place in Rio that embodies the 'alegria' or happiness of the Brazilian people more than the nightlife scene in the neighbourhood of Lapa.

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