Hotel Excelsior Copacabana
Avenida Atl�ntica, 1800 Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Part laid-back beach style and part downtown city chic, the Excelsior Copacabana Hotel is located in a prime location on world famous Copacabana Beach. With an impressive view of the ocean, the hotel boasts one of the most elegant addresses in Rio de Janeiro. The hotel's location offers easy access to all of city's highlights. Just 10 minutes from downtown Rio and 20 minutes from the international airport, guests can easily explore all that this "Cidade Maravilhosa" (Marvelous City) has to offer.
Wavy black and white mosaics give an artful energy to the Avenida Atl�ntica, a place where cyclists, joggers, beach-goers, tourists and locals alike convene for fun in the sun. Kiosks, bicycle paths, lifeguard posts, hotels, bars and open-air restaurants line Copacabana beach, making it a center of activity both day and night. Guests can shop for souvenirs at the nearby Rio Sul Shopping Center and Entertainment Complex or at any of numerous boutiques in Copacabana. The nearby sophisticated district of Ipanema offers a lively nightlife with an enticing blend of beach, bars and boutiques. Not to mention, two of the city's most important annual events—Carnaval and New Year's Day celebration-- unfold on the doorstep of the Excelsior.
Each of the Excelsior's 233 rooms makes for a comfortable home away from home. They include central air conditioning, direct dialing through two digital telephone lines, cable TV, radio, minibar, electronic safe, voice mail, and data port. Even the granite bathrooms are tastefully done and are equipped with telephone, hair dryer, magnifying mirror and a complete line of toiletries.
From the top floor of the hotel, take in an astonishing view of the beach, the famous Sugarloaf Mountain, and the impressive statue of Christ the Redeemer. Guests can also enjoy the outdoor pool, sauna, and fitness center, all located on the top floor. Other hotel amenities and services include a bar, laundry service, and a business center, equipped with computers, printers, fax machine, copying machine, digital telephones, Internet access and secretarial assistance.
The Restaurante Excelsior boasts a wide and delicious menu, certain to please all taste buds. The delicious breakfast, served in the restaurant or your room, combines American style buffet with a colorful display of tropical Brazilian fruits and fresh -squeezed juices. For lunch, the Excelsior Copacabana Hotel offers one of the best Executive Buffets in Rio de Janeiro. At dinner, sample international dishes or distinctly Brazilian fare, such as "churrasco." The restaurant's friendly service, savory cuisine, and beautiful view of the ocean are the ingredients that make for a memorable stay in Rio de Janeiro.