15 Accomodations to Stay in Sao Paulo

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Sao Paulo Hotel
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Did you know that apart from its party atmosphere and it’s lovely beaches, Sao Paulo is an alpha global city? In terms of economy, it’s considered to be in the ranks of Los Angeles and Moscow. It’s a bustling cosmopolitan that is the most populous city in Brazil and is the 12th largest city in the world. It is also home to one of the largest populations of Arabs, Japanese, and Italians. Brazil’s skyscrapers are also found in Sao Paulo, Mirante do Vale, Edifício Itália, and Banespa, to name a few. So when visiting this amazing city, here are 15 accommodations to choose from.

1. Hotel Unique Sao Paulo

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You must be wondering why would they name this hotel unique. Well, to begin with, you don’t know if it’s a floating modern Noah’s Ark, and that’s just from outside. Step inside and you’ll begin to wonder if you are still in a hotel. From the stunning staircases to the industrial but classy floor to ceiling windows, you’ll never run out of beautiful things to admire. The hotel comes with Bulgari amenities, mp3 dock in each room, and a rooftop with a pool and the Skye Restaurant & Bar.

Awarded as the Best Hotel in South America in 2015 by Conde Nast.


  • Class: 5-star
  • Address: Av. Brigadeiro Luis Antonio, 4700, Jardim Paulista, Sao Paulo, CEP 01402-002, Brazil
  • Contact: +55 11 3055-4700
  • Price range: $343 – $860
  • Website: http://www.hotelunique.com.br/

2. Hotel Emiliano

Chic and trendy, no wonder it’s located on Oscar Freire Street, Hotel Emiliano is home to the Restaurante Emiliano, which is one of the best restaurants in Sao Paulo. It has a spa and a chic bar that serves champagne and caviar, and it’s own helipad, in case you want to drop in via a helicopter.

Mentioned first in CNTraveler’s Where to Stay in Sao Paulo.


  • Class: 5-star
  • Address: Rua Oscar Freire, 384, Sao Paulo, CEP 01426-001, Brazil
  • Contact: +55 11 3068-4390
  • Price range: $678 – $1,005
  • Website: http://site2013.emiliano.com.br/

3. Fasano Sao Paulo

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You must be in luck because not only is this hotel stylish and located in the posh and swanky Jardins District, it also houses Restaurante Fasano, which is included in the top 50 best Latin American restaurants. Fasano has an indoor pool where you can relax and have amazing views of the city.


4. Tivoli Sao Paulo – Mofarrej

The perfect downtown location in Sao Paulo is right next to Paulista Avenue and is a few steps away from the Trianon-Masp metro, and this is exactly where the Tivoli is located. What makes this 5-star hotel extra special is the greenhouse effect it has in the restaurant. Imagine being enclosed in glass ceilings and walls surrounded by lush greenery.


  • Class: 5-star
  • Address: Alameda Santos, 1437 – Cerqueira César, São Paulo – SP, 01419-001, Brazil
  • Contact: +55 11 3146-5900
  • Price range: $283 – $630
  • Website: http://www.tivolihotels.com/

5. L’Hotel PortoBay São Paulo

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Lavish in L’Occitane amenities and with their indoor spa away from the burning sun, this hotel is a classic win. The location is ideal with museums and shops just steps away, and it has its specialty restaurant serving Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, the Trebbiano Restaurant. Don’t forget to have drinks and refreshments at the Piano bar for a night cap.


  • Class: 5-star
  • Address: Alameda Campinas, 266 – Jardim Paulista, São Paulo – SP, 01404-000, Brazil
  • Contact: +55 11 2183-0500
  • Price range: $222 – $477
  • Website: https://www.portobay.com

6. InterContinental Sao Paulo

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Not only will you receive world-class service at the InterContinental, but location wise, this place has it all. It’s less than a kilometer from the Art Museum of São Paulo and you have metro access,Trianon-Masp,  which is also a few steps away.

Ranked third in TripAdvisor’s top luxury hotels in Sao Paulo.


7. Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo

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If you want postcard photos of the Estaiada Bridge, then stay at the Grand Hyatt. This luxury hotel is one of the closest to the airport and is in the new commercial district of Brooklin. You can also enjoy French, Japanese, and Comfort Food cuisine in any of the three restaurants inside.


8. Melia Paulista

Located in posh Paulista Avenue, the Melia Paulista is the embodiment of stylish yet simple. Just a stone throw’s away from Trianon Park and MASP, it even has a lounge where you can just chill and read a book or a magazine from the shelves. And if shopping runs through your veins, the Shopping Center literally is just steps away as well.


9. Renaissance Sao Paulo Hotel

If you’re looking for an upscale hotel that features local artwork, head on down to Renaissance Hotel, a property managed by world renowned Marriot. Accessible by metro, the Consolação is just a few minutes away. you will love pampering yourself in this hotel as you take advantage of the pool, spa, sauna, and so much more.


10. The Capital Sao Paulo Itaim

Don’t be deceived with the price point and the 4-star rating, The Capital Hotel has modern, artsy rooms, an outdoor pool, and a great view of the Ibirapuera Park. You can also enjoy drinks at the pool bar or a massage at the Buddha Spa.


11. Pullman São Paulo Vila Olímpia

You’re literally in the middle of a shopping haven, with the Vila Olimpia Mall just minutes away. The hotel has an open kitchen, HUB Food Art Lounge, which serves international cuisine and a modern neon-lit lobby bar where you can taste authentic Brazilian coffee any time of the day.


12. Hilton Sao Paulo Morumbi

Since you’re in Brazil, you might as well enjoy an Amazonian-themed spa here at the Hilton Hotel. They even use Brazilian natural resources as their products. It has an indoor pool on the 28th floor, and there’s a great view of the Ponte Estaiada suspension bridge.


13. Etoile Hotels Jardins

Fully equipped suites in Sao Paulo located near the swanky Oscar Freire Street and Paulista Avenue is not hard to find. Etoile Hotels Jardins is the answer if you want your own working kitchen and other “home” amenities which you can’t find in hotels. Of course, still expect 5-star service.


  • Class: 5-star
  • Address: R. José Maria Lisboa, 1000 – Jardim Paulista, São Paulo – SP, 01423-001, Brazil
  • Contact: +55 11 3088-9822
  • Price range: $241 – $585
  • Website: http://www.etoilehotels.com.br/

14. Radisson Blu Sao Paulo – Faria Lima

Features a solarium and an indoor pool, Radisson Blu Sao Paulo is located near the Iguatemi Shopping Mall. It is also less than 5 minutes of walking from the Museu da Casa Brasileira. A fitness center is also available with great city views.


15. Clarion Faria Lima

Coming to Sao Paulo for business? This might be the perfect hotel for you. Located in the financial area of Sao Paulo, each room offers great city views and a work desk. Once tired from that long day, relax with a sumptuous meal of local or international delicacies at their Badebec Restaurant.


Whatever is your purpose for visiting Sao Paulo and whatever floats your boat, this city has accommodations to offer just for you.

Have a good trip and travel!

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