Windsor Barra Hotel
A rooftop pool and cocktail bar offering panoramic views cap the luxurious Windsor Barra, a five-star hotel on Tijuca Beach in Rio de Janeiro. The property boasts an array of of amenities and services worthy of its rating, and is convenient to local shopping, dining and attractions.
Each of the 338 spacious and well-appointed guest rooms and suites features central air conditioning, electronic locks, soundproof windows, cable TV, a mini-bar, two telephone lines with voice mail and broadband Internet access. Guests enjoy a view of either the sea or the mountains.
The Presidential Suite impresses with separate bar, kitchen, dining and lounge areas, as well as a walk-in closet, in-room Jacuzzi and dry sauna, and shuttered windows. Non-smoking floors and special accommodations for the disabled are also available.
Guests enjoy use of the hotel's wide range of facilities, which include an additional pool for kids, a solarium, a fitness center, a sauna, shops, a bar and lounge, and a fine dining restaurant.
Services extend to the beach, where the hotel maintains exclusive recliners. In addition, a robust list of auditoriums, halls and meeting rooms provide a bevy of event options. Parking is free. Airport transfer service is available with a reservation.
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The Tijuca is not only Rio's longest beach at around 11 miles, but also one of its trendiest areas. The beach itself is the property's chief amusement attraction. A few miles outward, the Barra Shopping Center stands out as one of South America's largest malls, with over 500 establishments inside for shopping and eating, as well as a movie theater, medical center, indoor amusement park and monorail. Other popular sites within 1-3 miles include the Itanhanga Golf Club and the rich natural wonders of Tijuca National Park.
Food & Beverage
The hotel offers guests several options for food and drinks on-site. The on-site restaurant serves a diverse menu of Brazilian and international dishes, with special weekend twists. On Saturdays, diners may enjoy a lunch of feijoada, a traditional black bean dish, while Sundays kick-off with a fine champagne brunch. A complimentary breakfast is served daily.
Beverages and cocktails made from fresh local fruits are available at either of the hotel's two bars: the elegant piano bar and the rooftop poolside bar, which offers panoramic views of the Rio sunset. Room service is provided around the clock.
Amenities & Services
General:Roof-Top Terrace, Elevator, Bar, Doorman/Bell Hop, Air Conditioning, Facilities For Disabled Guests, 24-Hour Security, Daily Newspapers, Free Coffee and/or Tea 24/7, Restaurant, Parking (free), Meeting/Banquet Facilities, On-Site Gift/Souvenir Shop(s), Poolside Bar, Express Check-In/Check-Out, 24-Hour Front Desk, Breakfast, Coffee Shop, Cable/Satellite TV, Lounge Area, Family Friendly.
Services:Airport Transfer, Ironing Service, Taxi Service, Room Service, Luggage Storage, Babysitting, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (against a surcharge), Dry Cleaning, Currency Exchange, Concierge Service, Secretarial Services, Shoeshine Service, Medical Assistance, In-Room Breakfast Option, In-House Car Rental, Creche/Nursery Room, Business Center, In-Room Safety Deposit Boxes, Beach Service, Laundry Service, Interpreting Service, Wake-Up Service.
On-Site Activities:Sun Deck, Piano, Sauna, Gym, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Children's Pool.
Nearby Attractions:Hiking, Beach, Rafting, Waterfalls, Rappelling, Nature Reserve, Shopping Mall, Boating, Hang Gliding, Sailing, Wildlife Observation, Orchid Spotting, Surfing, Golf Course, Rain Forest.
Languages:English, Portuguese, Spanish.
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