"Pleasant stay at Martinique Hotel"
Good location, 1 block to Copacabana beach. A small market 10 meters from the Hotel, a bank/ ATM next to the hotel and several nice places to eat. Staff from the hotel are very nice and kind. Breakfast at the hotel is good and with variety (fresh fruits and juices, warm food and several pastries). Wi-Fi at the Hotel is very good and each guest is […] limited to 3 devices. You can also get several tours around Rio from the Hotel. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Good Rio Hotel"
Great location. One block from the beach. Complimentary breakfast was far above average. Enjoyed our one night stay very much.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Good hotel, but nothing special"
I have stayed here before, and will likely stay here again because the price and location are good. But as with most hotels in Rio, the place has a dowdy and dark feel about it. And don't expect a room with a nice view either. If you are only accustomed to hotel star-ratings from the United States, you have to immediately discount 1 to 1.5 stars, when […] you compare star ratings in Rio. The city and people are sexy, but the vast majority of hotels are not. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
2 blocks from Copacabana beach and close to plenty of restaurants, this hotel is great. The restaurant downstairs serves a very nice complimentary breakfast, but is otherwise very overpriced. R$19 for a cup of coffee with milk. Reception was very nice and spoke enough english to get by. The rooms were small, but not too small. They had sufficient […] space to keep my things off the floor, including a closet. The wifi worked well. The downsides are that this hotel was under renovation so there was very loud noise until 5:30 when it stopped each night. Also, the pictures of the rooms are misleading because although there are in fact windows in each room, the three rooms that my party had looked into what appeared to be an open elevator shaft so all you could see was across to another window and rubbish below from the renovations. Also, the shower walls looked like drywall or plaster which I think is a little unsettling because I don't know how they can effectively clean the showers and prevent mold. If I were in Rio again, I would probably look for another place to stay, but it wouldn't be terrible to come back to this one. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Ok... 3 star by American standards"
The hotel is fine, the rooms are pretty small, but have plenty of storage/table space. The bathrooms are a bit weird, for example dry wall in the showers. There were renovations during my stay which were very loud but ended at 530 pm. There is a window but it views what looks like an old, open elevator shaft in the middle of the building. Not sure if […] any of the rooms have an actual view. None of the three that we had did. The neighbourhood is ok, a block from copacabana beach. I was told by a local to be careful and to not walk around by myself. Staff was nice and accommodating. A coffee in the restaurant was R$20!! The breakfast was very good, though. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great hotel ruined by noisy renovation work"
In general, this was a great hotel. The service was good, the front desk spoke english, and the breakfast was nice. It's very close to Copacabana and Ipanema. You also can check out umbrellas and beach towels. The one thing that almost ruined the whole stay was incredibly loud construction that would take place for about 6 hours each day. We were told […] at check in construction would start at 10am, but by 8am we heard work happening. I was shocked at how loud it was, as it made it hard to even watch TV during the day. We called to complain and was able to get it to stop until 10am, after it had been occurring for an hour. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Good place near Copacabana"
Hotel was clean and nice and right next to Copacabana beach, which made it ideal. There is still fair amount of renovation going on and noise is a problem especially in the mornings when you're trying to sleep. The breakfast is nice but nothing special. The hotel staff is very helpful and accommodating as they upgraded our room after I complained about […] the noise from construction. Overall, this was a decent place with reasonable price. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great location, helpful staff"
Great hotel in a great location. The hotel staff speak English. The buffet breakfast is amazing!!! The wi-fi is fast and beach towels provided are convenient. Would definitely go back.Genuine Expedia guest review
"1 block away from Copacabana beach."
great hotel - room was smaller than expected. the 7th floor is little bit noisy due to pool on the roof and elevators. overall its great hotel to stayGenuine Expedia guest review
"Close to everything"
The professionalism and friendliness of the hotel staff is very impressive. They ware always a step ahead to fulfill all the guests’ needs. The breakfast is excellent and the location is very convenient, one block from Copacabana beach. I would highly recommend the hotel to everyone traveling to Rio.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice hotel, great location"
The hotel is nice, clean, comfortable and a 2 minute walk from the beach. Location is great as it is between Copacabana and Ipanema. Staff was super helpful and the breakfast was very good! I would definitely recommend my friends to stay here.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Pretty great hotel"
The service here is wonderful and the room was perfect for a group of friends traveling to Rio for 4 days after a 6 week business trip in another part if Brazil. The breakfast was alright, not spectacular, but that was really my only complaint. They also have the smallest elevators I've ever seen. The room was clean and pleasant. The location is across […] the street from the beach at about the halfway point in Copacabana, so it was a short walk to the fort and Ipanema, too. I would definitely stay here again! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
staff real kind , just a Little discomfort because their fail to make an expresscheck outGenuine Expedia guest review
"Flexibility would have earned my loyalty"
The hotel was in a great location, clean and we'll maintained. The staff was very professional; however, I was disappointed in the absence of considerate accommodation for those staying overnight before traveling to destination. I arrived from the airport at 11pm, and was not granted a late checkout to rest and freshen up before my 4pm airport shuttle […] the next day. I also was not able to partake in the breakfast due to there being no option to take a plate to go. Basically I spent $200 for an extremely limited overnight- not my idea of quality.. I would have preferred to have been awarded a full 24hrs to experience the hotel for at least some of what it advertises; and, especially as a paying customer, I would have appreciated hearing "yes" more often than "no". Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"1/2 block from the beach."
Hotel is a very accessable to beach and main street in Copacabana. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The morning buffet breakfast is very complete and tasty. I would recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a nice get away, it is not a large hotel nor very spacious yet the rooms and hallways are clean, the rooms are updated, airconditioning […] works well and noise to street is minimum due to good window insulation. A very pleasant stay all around Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Excellent ubication. Walk in distance to Copacabana Beach.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Close to beach, breakfast excellent."
Very courteous and helpful front desk. Plenty of hot water and air conditioning wonderful. Could have used change of sheets mid vacation, but we did not request it so it did not happen. Everyone was very friendly and seemed to want to serve you eagerly. The bed was a little uncomfortable and could use a pillow top to soften the mattress. Overall excellent […] staff and enjoyed our stay there. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Close to the beach."
We enjoyed being so close to the beach and the staff at the hotel were really helpful at all times. Also spoke and understood English well and gave some great advice on where to get supplies and tours to take. The breakfast buffet was good and the food in the restaurant was of a high quality. The room itself was a little dated, especially for the price […] but it was comparable with other nearby properties. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"NICE SURPRISE in Copacabana"
After trying many many different hotels in the area in subsequent visits, this one will be my choice from now on. Very good service, location and staff. A bit pricey, though.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Rooms were extremely small, and despite the hotel marketing there is not roof-top "pool". There is a sigle square of water, equal to the size of a large jacuzzi in the U.S.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Location is great, staff speak English and hotel is fairly clean but still needs upgrades. Best part was the buffet style breakfast. The most dispointing part was the pool on the roof and luck of view. Also I'd like to say that beach and weather was great, totally love Rio landscapes and strongly recommend taking the one day tour, it is worth it all […] the money. However, watch out , waiter tend to charge you more just because you don't speak Portuguese :) also parts of Rio can be dangerous. We only use cabs ... So a unique place, beautiful but people are not all very nice = a mixed bag Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"best hotel staff ive ever seen"
hotel is tiny! from elevators, to rooms, to pool, to dining area. Theres no wifi except in the lobby so the lobby is practically filled with guests all staring down at their cell phones, but ive never seen such a professional group of staff memebers ever! everyone spoke english and waited on everyone hand and food. i will stay there again for sure! […] !!! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"great reception desk staff!"
Great hotel with excellent location! Neighborhood seemed safe to walk around during the night and day. The beach is about 30 seconds away, grocery stores, banks, restaurants, bars are all within 1-2 minute walk. The reception desk staff was awesome, including Claudio, and they are very helpful with tours, directions reservations, etc (except for the […] reception guy who works the night shift - he wasn't too friendly if you come in late). The breakfast is decent, with several fruit and breakfast-type items. Rooms are comfortable and you can't hear any street noise, allowing you to have a full nights sleep. Wi-fi only available in the lobby or pool area. In all, great hotel! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Decent hotel next to the beach."
This was a good hotel slightly on the expensive side for the facilities it was providing. Internet in the room but not wi-fi. Use a laptop to set up a hotspot wifi instead. The last two nights of our stay there was a water stoppage for maintenance, or at least that's what was claimed by the front desk. Not the most astute staff, but that is everywhere […] in Rio. They are friendly and that is also prevalent everywhere in Rio. Tipping helps with that as well. Overall a good experience since the hotel ahould not be the focus of your stay in Rio. Considering how expensive hotels are in Ipanema, Windsor Martinique was a decent choice for Copacabana. Beach is always better and cleaner in Ipanema. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great Hotel..Great Staff"
Very nice hotel. definitely recommend staying there when in Rio. Very affordable price!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Budget Type Hotel"
Good Location..small, plain vanilla type hotel..A/C did not work in our room and with the temperature in the 90's outside we experienced a very uncomfortable night..Breakfast Buffet was best part of our stay..Very Good Selection of food..Front Desk very helpful..a 3 Star hotel, at best..Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Nice hotel, close to the beach, shops, eating......PERFECT STUFF!!!!Genuine Expedia guest review
This hotel is not worth the money. The wifi only works in the lobby,restaurant, and upstairs by the pool. You need an internet cable in your room. The hotel staff was uncooperative and lied about their luggage storage options and then lied about the wifi being available in the hotel room. They changed their mind when we went to complain and then claimed […] that it was only available in certain areas of the hotel. The rooms are small. The only good thing was the breakfast buffet and the location. It is a block from the beach. If you do end up here, try out the fish restaurant they have across the street. The food there was amazing. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Great hotel about a block from the beach great breakfast included in rateGenuine Expedia guest review
The manager refused to give us a larger or acceptable room size for our $1300. It was 10 by 10 and another couple suffered the same problem...A very small room facing the backyard. When I requested a larger room, Mr. Eden (the desk clerk) actually had the audacity to tell me it was the largest one in the hotel. I talked to the other Black couple who […] were experiencing similar problems and Mr. Michael told me he had to call his travel planner and it was changed and upgraded immediately. It did bother me as we were the only two Black people registered at the hotel and both given lesser rooms. I have been with Espedia for over 20 years and this is my first such experience. I did inform the director, Mr. Vicente (in charge while regular was on vacation) and prepared a statement which I will share later with Espedia. Dr. Jasper Costner, Jr. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great, reasonably priced base for Rio's beaches"
Very happy with the hotel. Sorry we did not stay there the first 2 nights in Rio. The room had all the amenities we desired, location was good, staff helpful, friendly and spoke good English.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
A very nice hotel but rooms are very small, right by the beachGenuine Expedia guest review
"Basic in a good location"
No glamour. It's all serviceable; no Internet in the rooms. If you want copacabana, the metro is not far and there are plenty of basic places to get fast food kind of food.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Excellent Brazilian Hotel"
Nice, small hotel for the price and 1/2 a block to Copacabana.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Excellent choice, and best location!"
Is an excellent choice and have a amazing quality cost relation, the location is excellent close to Ipanema in a very good point of Copacabana, the police is very close, is a very safe place to stay with a lot of restaurants close and the night vendors posts on the beach excellent to buy some souvenirs. The breakfast are rellay good and complete and […] the service of the staff is excellent. Always are taxis in front of the hotel. I definitly would stay again!. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great location near Copacabana Beach"
Good value for the money. Front desk staff are first rate--helpful in multiple languages. Excellent location about a block from Copacabana Beach and within walking distance of Ipanema. Compact, but well-designed room. Good breakfast.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice hotel in Rio but ..."
The first impression is a good nice hotel, conveniently located few meter from Copacabana beach. The room is relatively small but does the trick at nights - you are there to rest. Depending if you kept windows open or close, you may hear the street noise and all what it entangles. Bathroom is comfortable and clean. The elevators and halls are well maintained […] and surveillance cameras are everywhere so giving the impression they take safety very seriously. Breakfast was included and it was very good. Staff was very friendly and made our stay quite enjoyable. I am venturing to score the hotel a 3.5 stars due to the following: the bed was stiff (it was not an orthopedic mattress) it appeared that you were lying down over springs and wires more than over a bed. Nevertheless you can crash over and wake up with no body aches. The second thing is that wifi is not available in rooms and guest floors (you either connect in the lobby or in the pool area) since I don't carry a pc with me, the LAN cable was useless for me. There is room for improvement for the Hotel since World Cup is coming and the torcedores (AKA fans) from all over the world will be hitting Brasil in no time. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
I have stayed here before. The service at the front desk always seem to help in any way they can.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"BEST FRONT DESK STAFF IN RIO"
Rio is a beautiful city. This was our 2nd visit in 2 months. Our first hotel was downtown and we took the subway3 times a day. This hotel was 1/2 a block from the beach and the Front Desk Staff is 2nd to none. The customer service is first rate. The room was clean, the view was great and the free breakfast was the outstanding. I will be booking this […] hotel again in 2 months and every time I visit Rio. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Geared to the Business Traveler. Solid Service"
The hotel itself is conveniently located 11/2 blocks from copacabana beach.The rooms are basic, meaning it has dryer, mini stocked bar etc. Drawback was that room needed to be reprogrammed everytime we used it.Also there is no wifi in the rooms only in the lobby which is very small. The breakfast that they provide is well above average, with fresh fruits, […] smoothies, pastries, eggs, potatoes and more. Anyone complaining about this should not take their review seriously. The street where the hotel is located is very well trafficked and seemed safe. We were out pretty lateand there was staff outside of sister hotel accross the street and our hotel staff was still manning desks. The staff was very accomodating to all request and provided us adapaters for our electronics. Would stay again if needed. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great value and great location"
This hotel was perfect for my husband and our friends! It is at a great location, right by Copacobana Beach and a nighttime flea market. If you need to use the bathroom while you're at the beach, you can even easily walk back to the hotel. The concierge was very friendly and helpful. They let us check-in early, store our bags, and refer us to great […] restaurants in the area. They also helped us book an amazing day sight-seeing touring, where the bus comes and picks you up right by the hotel. The rooms themselves were comfortable and clean. Best of all was the free breakfast buffet--delicious foods and at least 5 fresh-squeezed juices every morning. Only criticisms are that the wifi is only available in the lobby and the gym is quite tiny (but then it is much more fun to work out by running along the beach than in the gym). Would definitely stay here again! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Best hotel for the price in the area"
I've stayed at a few around there and it is always great!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Good location. Nice breakfast"
This hotel is almost right on the border of Copacabana and Ipanema. Not quite on Ipanema. It's a good five block walk before you are in Ipanema. The nice thing is that you have access to both the Copacabana and the Ipanema beach within walking distance. The rooftop is nice though the pool is a joke. It's the size of a big hot tub but it's not a hot […] tub. Basically useless. The "gym" is also tiny. I think it has two treadmills and one more piece of equipment and the room is just big enough to house those three pieces. The breakfast is great with lots of fresh fruit juice and also fresh fruit. Eggs, ham cheese, lots of pastries. They also have a couple of local items. You only have wi-fi in the lobby, restaurant, or the rooftop. Internet in the room is by network cable. The lobby is also tiny with just a small living room furniture set. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Good but not great!"
The people work so much that they make noise in the hall ways. If you like to wake up early, then this won't be a problem. The higher prices rooms were in a location where there was no noise though.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Convenient hotel in Rio"
The location of the hotel is quite convenient -- just a very short walk to the Copacabana beach. My room was a little small but the bed was comfortable and after all I did not come to Rio to spend all my time in a hotel room. The little restaurant in the hotel was surprisingly good. Service my the staff was superb at all points -- friendly and efficient. […] One thing seemed a little odd: there is no wireless Internet connectivity anywhere in the hotel. They do have a wired connection in the rooms and cheerfully provided an Ethernet cable for me to use, but I had not packed the adapter needed for my MacBook Air (which does not have an internal Ethernet connection) so I had to go to a shopping center some distance away by taxi to purchase the needed adapter. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Clean!! great breakfast. nice staff. central location.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Windsor Martinique not as good as you think"
Although the location is convenient (Copacabana and Ipanema beaches very accessible), the room was very small, extremely spartan, and the one small window we had over looked a rectangular space analagous to an air shaft and the view was that of other walls. The place is clean, breakfast acceptable, and the staff (with one exception) was very nice. Really […] a depressing experience. Luckily had been to Rio many times before and knew the city and the neighborhood well enough to be out of the room for most of the day. Really horrible, AND to top it off, WIFI is ONLY AVAILABLE in the lobby and by the rooftop pool, which by the way is not much bigger than a very large bathtub! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Good hotel to stay at."
The hotel is good. We stayed only 1 night and it was quite comfortable. The breakfast was good too. Really close to the Copacabana beach.Genuine Expedia guest review
This hotel is one of the best in Rio from a price value perspective. The location is excellent- less than a block away from the beach, restaurants, supermarkets and money exchange next door or within a block. The night market is very close to this hotel, so we could stay at the night market and then walk back without fear of walking through dark streets. […] The rooms were very clean, including the bathrooms and the buffet breakfast with several fresh fruit juices, fruits among other things were fresh and excellent. We were a group of 15 people with 9 rooms for 7 nights and did not have a single complaint. The staff at the front desk spoke good English and were very pleasant and helpful. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Very good hotel, excellent location"
Windsor Martinique is 50 m walk from Copacabana & 15 minute walk from Ipanema. Beach at the end of the street is nice and clean. 1 block opposite way you have small supermarket, bank, restaurant,etc. Location is excellent & safe. Police have a small station at the corner. Taxis always outside. Night souvenir market on some nights two blocks east. Many […] cafes to grab a snack while at the beach. Hotel staff Philipe, Claudio and the lady (forgot name) speak perfect English and are super friendly. Took tour recommended by hotel (Rio Express). Saw Corovado, SugarLoaf and many city sights in one day without being rushed. Room and bathroom were not huge, but clean. Bed is firm by American standards. Pillows not great-flat and synthetic. If you are pillow snob,bring your own. Room AC was cold & you could optionally open window. My room faced the rear so no view except of the back of other buildings. Hotel gym has 2 treadmills/2 bikes in a cramped space. Pool on roof is tiny,but did not care since came for beach. Small bar near the pool, but not open in the evening. You can bring your own drinks up there and enjoy the evening breeze in private. Internet included, but need a wire in the room. Wi-Fi in lobby & roof. Nomangue restaurant across the street was good and not expensive. 2 outdoor restaurants past the Golden Tulip were good price and food. Breakfast at the hotel was a good buffet with outstanding service.Overall great service, great location and very good value. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
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