Fasano Hotel: Prewar Style Meets Contemporary Chic – São Paulo, Brazil
Ambiance - 8.8
Location - 7.5
Service - 9.2
Dining - 9.4
Value - 8.7
Luxurious and unashamedly high-end, this famous Sao Paulisitan establishment excels in both design and service.
Fasano hotel is a beautiful, contemporary luxury hotel in a Sao Paulo neighborhood. The hotel is a mix of pre-war 1930s architecture detailed with modern ornamentation and met with indulgent facilities. Fasano is located in the Jardins district, between Paulista and Faria Lima. Fasano has won many awards, including Wallpaper’s Best Business Hotel of the Year 2008, Fortune Magazine’s Best Business Hotel of the Year 2008 Conde Nast Traveller’s Gold List Best for Ambience/Design 2009.
The hotel consists of apartments and suites, with the top apartment, deluxe apartment, Suite, deluxe suite and two-Room suite. Each of the rooms contains either a king-sized double bed or twin beds, a large LCD HDTV, two phone lines, a workstation, iPod and iPhone docking stations, minibar, spacious bathroom. Additionally, the deluxe apartment has a sunken tub and a living area with armchairs, the suite has a Jacuzzi, deluxe suite has a dining area, fax machine, sunken tub and large living room and the two-room suite is as previous but with two bedrooms.
The Fasano name is well known in Sao Paulo, with over forty years of experience in the restaurant business. There are four different places to dine within this hotel. The Fasano restaurant is led by chef Luca Gozzani, with dishes inspired by the regions of Italy. The winery within the restaurant with run by sommelier Manoel Beato. The restaurant has 80 seats and a private room for 26 people, and each night there is a live pianist. At the entrance of the hotel is the lobby bar, with leather seats and art deco features, serving appetizers, drinks and tea and coffee at any time. Nonno Ruggero is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day, serving Italian food in an informal setting. Finally, there is the Baretto. Wallpaper Magazine appointed Baretto as the number one bar in the world, and serve drinks in a quiet and cozy atmosphere.
In addition to the business facilities, the hotel also homes a spa on the top floor. The spa has five massage rooms and offers a range of services, including facials, masks and relaxing baths.
• Business Center
• Hot tub
• Fitness Center
• Indoor Sauna/Spa
• Indoor swimming pool
• Meeting room
Children are welcome, however this seems a more adult and sophisticated hotel than a family hotel.
From $480 per person per night
Rua Vittorio Fasano, 88 – Jardins, São Paulo
State of São Paulo, 01414-020,