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Windsor Martinique Hotel

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los angeles
Reviewed 26 March 2008

We stayed at the Martinique for about 4 nights and found the service to be fantastic. The front desk people were a little snooty but everyone else from the restaurant waiters to the maids to the doormen were above and beyond our expectations. At one point I lost an earring somewhere in the hotel and not only did they go...

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5Thank oneinfivebill
The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 March 2008

Because of all the positive reviews at TripAdvisor we booked the Martinique Copa Hotel. There's not much to add to what has been already written: it's excellent value. Don't expect a view from your room, but the beach is only a minute away. The staff at reception is very friendly and will give all the information about how to get...

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3Thank Whatsinaname
Elgin, Texas
Reviewed 8 March 2008

The Martinique Copa is a top-notch hotel located very close to Copacabana Beach, restaurants, bars, stores, pharmacies, ATM machines, buses and even has a space reserved for taxies in front of the hotel. The staff were expectionally professional and courteous; the breakfast buffet was varied and tasty; room service was not very expensive and delivery was timely; and hotel security...

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2Thank BrockDaBadger
Dublin
Reviewed 2 March 2008

Booked this hotel based on the reviews form tripadvisor and they lived up to my expectaions. There is no name above or on the hotel just a "W" on the wall , we got the 'real' air conditioned bus which drops you at copacabana but walked passed by the hotel twice on the opposite side of the road due to...

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6Thank jack321
Ireland
Reviewed 17 February 2008

We have just left Rio after a 6 night stay at the Martinique Copa. I decided to book this hotel after all the good reviews on trip advisor . The staff were excellent, helpful and courteous. The standard room we had booked was not ready for us, so they upgraded us to a corner room with a view to the...

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2Thank larksendlm
Atlanta, Ga
Reviewed 9 February 2008

Stayed here for Carnival 2008. Great staff, wonderful location, bright modern rooms on the small side. You can't go wrong here.

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1Thank hblu2
Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2008

I stayed in this hotel for New Years and obviously paid quite a lot for the size of the room I got. The room was very small but pretty clean. The hotel is in a good location in Copacabana - about 50m walk from the beach. The staff were good and the breakfast was pretty good as well. The only...

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London, UK
Reviewed 19 January 2008

We stayed in the Martinique for nine nights over Christmas and New Year. As a first trip to Rio was guided by the positive comments on Trip Advisor. Found the hotel to be exactly in line with the write ups. Good value, great location (literally one block / 1 min walk) back from Copacabana beach, clean, modern with very helpful...

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2Thank thenick
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 January 2008

This hotel is great value for money! the location is perfect for a few days on the beach or for seeing the city! do not book trips through the hotel you will get much better offers while sitting on the beach! The staff were vary friendly and the rooms were lovely!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 December 2007

This hotel seems to have many different names... I stayed at the Hotel Martinique on Rua Sa Fereirra in Copacabana, part of the Windsor chain. It was definitely one of the better hotels for the price. My room had a great view, comfortable and clean beds, a clean bathroom with hot water and hairdryer, cable tv with a few good...

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The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs, chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and more live side-by-side. There are options for all price points and tastes. However, the most powerful draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.
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Additional Information about Windsor Martinique Hotel

Address: Rua Sa Ferreira, 30, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22071-100, Brazil (Formerly Martinique Copa Hotel)
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range: $150 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Windsor Martinique Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 117
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Also Known As:
Hotel Martinique Copa
Martinique Copa Hotel
Martinique Copa Rio De Janeiro
Windsor Martinique Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#24 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#32 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#33 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
7 months ago
Wokingham, United Kingdom

I've just recently booked up a holiday for Rio next March at the Windsor Martinique having wanted to visit for many years. Now I've been well aware of the problems with crime in the favellas and had no intention of visiting them. It is disturbing though that I've heard media reports of a sharp rise in tourist muggings and gangs of youths 'dragnetting' beach areas like Copacabana and Ipanema. Buses from poor areas being stopped at roadblocks before entering the tourist zones and vigilante reprisals. This all sounds pretty awful now frankly

We are a couple in our 50s and 60s and are pasty skinned Scots hardly likely to pass for locals however hard we try to look like them. We will be staying at the Windsor Martinique hotel on the south end of Copacabana and I notice on google earth that there is a favella barely 400 yards away from us on a steep hill . I would very interested to hear of anyones recent experiences in this area? We would also like to go out at night for dinner but this is a definite no no according to the comments I've read elsewhere on the forum here.

The more I read here the more I'm dreading going and of telling my other half what I've discovered because this was my idea in the first place ! Brazil will be our 50th country and Rio one of the 200+ cities we have visited including in many third world countries too. I'm a seasoned traveller but I cannot honestly say I've been quite as apprehensive about going to anywhere before having read right through this long thread and the many attached reports.

This is the last thing you want to know before going on holiday is that you will be a target :(

over a year ago
San Juan Metro Region, Puerto Rico
over a year ago

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“There are no views, it is in a side street, just 50mtr from the beach. I doubt there is any real difference which room you choose”
 of 5 bubbles GordonYoung, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the a/c units”
 of 5 bubbles 173candicea, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were on the sixth floor in a room with a partial water view. Did not see other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles TedHatch, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There is not much difference between the rooms”
 of 5 bubbles RachelKazel, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Look for another hotel at the same price tag”
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