These are hands-down the best hotels in São Paulo City, the largest city in Brazil, let alone South America.
So, you’re traveling to São Paulo and need a place to stay but have no idea where to start. After all, this city is so vast.
You’re in luck–in today’s article, I’ll talk about the best São Paulo hotels spread across the city’s hotspots.
To make sure this guide would be helpful to you, I handpicked hotels in São Paulo I know personally and that are near popular attractions, airports, or subway stations. Let’s get to them!
Summary of the best São Paulo hotels
Best hotels in São Paulo City
3-star hotels in São Paulo
This São Paulo hotel is renowned for its continental breakfast and pleasant facilities, including a restaurant, a shared lounge, and a pub.
The hotel rooms come with free Wifi, comfortable beds, air conditioning, and a minibar.
Some other features worth mentioning are the pet-friendliness policy and the no-smoking rooms.
Beyond that, rooms have an affordable rate; there’s also an English-speaking staff ready to welcome you and assist and guide you during their stay.
Whenever my husband and I visit the city, we often stay in the Ibis Paulista Hotel because of its unbeatable location.
As you might have imagined, the Ibis Paulista Hotel is located at Paulista Avenue, at the heart of a business and tourist center, with a subway station just a block away.
The Trianon Park and Art Museum of San Paulo (MASP) are half a mile away, Renaissance Theater 600 feet, and the Congonhas Airport 4.8 miles away, among many other attractions.
The Ibis Congonhas is one of those hotels in São Paulo. It offers not only spacious rooms but also a continental buffet breakfast, served daily.
Beyond that, the Ibis Congonhas is a family-friendly hotel and has single rooms, all having very comfortable beds. The hotel has free Wifi, ample parking if you rented a car to travel to other cities, a bar, and a restaurant, usually open 24 hours a day.
On top of that, this hotel in São Paulo gives you direct access to the Congonhas Airport.
This São Paulo hotel is less than a mile away from Bourbon Street Music Club, 2 miles from Ressurreição Theatre, 2.11 miles from Market Place SP Shopping Mall, 2.7 miles from Ibirapuera Park, and many other attractions nearby.
4-star hotels in São Paulo
The Radisson Paulista is among the best hotels in São Paulo. This particular hotel has modernly furnished quarters that are also spacious. Beyond that, some cool features are the special menu created by world-renowned chefs, an outdoor pool, and a well-equipped gym.
Moreover, this 4-star hotel in São Paulo also offers a continental breakfast as well as an American buffet and gluten-free options.
In general, Radisson Paulista offers reasonable accommodation prices, booking flexibility, and English-speaking staff. The hotel is located in São Paulo’s financial and touristic district, a block from Paulista Avenue and 500 feet from SESC Paulista. Lastly, Radisson Paulista is 4.7 miles from Congonhas Airport, the closest national airport.
Another top hotel in São Paulo is the 4-star Intercity Ibirapuera. You get to enjoy a hearty breakfast, and international and Brazilian food for lunch and dinner.
The hotel has bar and room services that are available 24 hours, 7 days a week. You’re in for a treat if you love to work out, as the hotel has a fitness center and an outdoor pool for when it is warm outside.
Beyond that, Intercity Ibirapuera is located less than half a mile away from Ibirapuera Shopping Mall and only 1.2 miles away from the city’s Ibirapuera Park, pleasant green space in the town–a great place for picnicking, jogging, wandering, or simply chilling out.
The closest airport is the Congonhas which is 2.2 miles away, making this hotel a convenient place to stay if you’re visiting other Brazilian cities after São Paulo.
The Golden Tower Hotel is another ideal hotel worth visiting whenever you’re around São Paulo. The hotel has a bar and restaurant popularly known as The Riviera Bar and Restaurante Mediterrâneo, which is typically open 24 hours and generally serves guests a top cocktail menu and international cuisine.
Additionally, the Golden Tower has spacious rooms, offers excellent accommodation prices, and flexible and secure booking services. While there is free Wifi, the hotel charges for parking.
This 4-star hotel in São Paulo is located in the Pinheiros neighborhood, near countless eateries and bars.
Some of the attractions near this hotel include the Rio Verde Cultural Center, which is less than half a mile away, Iguatemi Shopping Mall less than a mile away, and the Congonhas Airport 4.8 miles away, and the closest one.
5-star hotels in São Paulo
Hotel Unique is another spectacular hotel with exquisite architecture, having a breathtaking view of Ibirapuera Park.
This São Paulo hotel has a chic Skye bar and restaurant, an expansive sitting area in the suite, and a rooftop pool. The suites in this 5-star hotel have coffee machines, and you only need to buy capsules to enjoy.
Beyond that, you also have the pleasure of dining contemporary cuisine under the sound of lounge music. Alternatively, you can also enjoy yourself by ordering drinks from the lobby bar.
Hotel Unique is located at Brigadeiro Luis Antonio Avenue, which is near Ibirapuera Park. Some of the top attractions surrounding this hotel include Edificio Copan, which is 1.4 miles away, São Paulo Metropolitan Cathedral 1.6 miles, and Ciccillo Matarazzo Pavilion 1.7 miles.
The Tivoli Mofarrej São Paulo, a member of the Leading Hotels in the world, is a 5-star luxury hotel with gastronomic restaurants and bar, where you can take in the panoramic views while sipping some cocktails.
You might even get to listen to live music while relaxing off.
The suites at Tivoli Mofarrej have a modern design, and all rooms have a lounge with orchid arrangements.
There is an outdoor acclimatized pool, a well-equipped gym, and 24-hour room service all open to guests–it’s a true urban oasis!
Besides, the Tivoli Mofarrej São Paulo is less than a mile from the upscale shopping hubs Oscar Freire Street and Cidade São Paulo Shopping Mall.
The Congonhas Airport is 5.6 miles away, and Guarulhos International Airport is 17.6 miles away.
This 5-star São Paulo hotel has a sauna and spa, which offers various facial and body treatments. There are also indoor and outdoor swimming pools here.
Beyond that, this luxurious hotel also features a fully-equipped fitness center recently renovated and a friendly staff that is always eager to help.
The Grand Hyatt has two restaurants that serve international cuisine and are well-regarded for their service. A Club Lounge is a newly renovated space on the 20th floor of the building, which provides exclusive facilities, such as cocktails, breakfast, and more.
All of the Grand Hyatt rooms are modern and light, with plenty of windows that provide panoramic city views. There is a personalized housekeeping service. The hotel has free Wifi, cable TV, as well as a work desk and a minibar in each room.
This particular hotel is located in Brooklin, São Paulo’s new commercial district, only 2.5 miles from Congonhas Airport. Oh, and depending on the room you choose, you can view the modern Estaiada Bridge (Octávio Frias de Oliveira Bridge).
Another spectacular hotel in São Paulo is the Grand Mercure Ibirapuera. This hotel has an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by sun loungers where you can enjoy cocktails while also sunbathing. How relaxing does that sound?
The hotel has a modern gym, tennis court, a spa, a wine bar offering various international wines, a restaurant serving French specialties, and more.
Besides, the rooms in this hotel have comfortable beds, cable TV, a coffee/tea maker, and some rooms have a large sitting area too.
Just under a mile away is the Museum of Contemporary Art MAC, Ciccillo Matarazzo Pavilion, and Ibirapuera Park—an excellent place to go for a morning jog!
If you’re looking for high-end accommodation in São Paulo, the Hotel Fasano is right up your alley.
Here, you can dine at the prestigious Fasano Restaurant, renowned for its elegant ambiance and Italian cuisine, which sets it apart.
Beyond that, Hotel Fasano has spacious rooms, parquet floors, comfortable beds, among other high-quality furniture, decorated elegantly in bright, attractive colors.
You can access an indoor pool and a fitness center and enjoy refreshing cocktails at the hotel’s bar and restaurant. Alternatively, you can also visit the spa and wellness center whenever you want to unwind.
This hotel offers concierge services, massages, and dry cleaning too. It also has a conference room, private and family rooms with comfortable beds that will make your nights tranquil.
Lastly, this 5-star hotel is located in Vittorio Fasano Street in São Paulo. It is less than a mile away from Renaissance Theater and Shopping Center 3 and 5.7 mi away from the Congonhas National Airport.
This 5-star hotel in São Paulo offers The Trebbiano Restaurant, which serves Italian and Mediterranean specialties, and The Il Piano Bar, which serves drinks to cool you down on those hot summer days.
They also have a spa where you can get a relaxing massage and an indoor heated swimming pool.
Beyond that, the elegantly built rooms at L’Hotel PortoBay are spacious and come at a fair price per night. Needless to say but the entire accommodation procedure is flexible and secure. The rooms come with free cable Tv, Wifi, and a working desk.
Location-wise, this São Paulo hotel is located in Bela Vista, only half a block from Paulista Avenue, less than a mile away from Museum of Contemporary Art MAC and Ibirapuera Park, and 2.5 miles from Congonhas Airport.
São Paulo travel resources
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To help you plan a perfect trip, I wrote a bunch of helpful guides. For example, this accommodation guide covers exactly where to stay in São Paulo based on your interests and budget and has other accommodation types than just hotels.
Last but not least. I wrote a handy São Paulo taxi guide explaining how to get around the city using a taxi (or Uber!).
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