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Braston Hotel Sao Paulo

Rua Martins Fontes, 330, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 010500-000, Brazil
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Ranked #203 of 310 Hotels in Sao Paulo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015
Alex C Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

It's a classical old 18-floor building right in the heart of Sao Paulo at the bottom of Augusta, right next to the police station, opposite a beautifully romantic row of expensive restaurants, and within walking distance of the very modern shopping mall (Frei Caneca). As location goes, it's first-rate, other than a hefty taxi fare from the bus station or... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This hotel used to be plush in the late 70's, early 80's. I had a globetrotting uncle that used to stay there, and I remember going with my Dad to pick him up to have dinner at our home. Almost 40 years later, it remains - I mean, the bathrooms remain the same, the rooms were updated a little, but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay at this hotel during the FIFA World Cup, very warm staff even though it was a bit difficult communicating with most of them because of the language barrier. The kitchen staff were my favorite, always smiling and friendly. Rooms are clean and comfortable as well.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

I stayed there 1 night , I saw this hotel passing in front, and had a first good impression. But the room is absolutely not in accordance with the entrance. DIRTY ! The door of the bathroom was so dirty ( not cleaned since how many years ?).... And in addition, parking and Wifi are charged Misters from the Braston... More 

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

I rarely write very negative reviews, but other reviews of this one are mixed and so I want to try to help other travelers. This hotel may be OK for leisure travel, but it really doesn't work for business. I understand that there are those who feel it's unfair to put "Western" expectations on this hotel, but I think that's... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

If you expect a fully equipped hotel with all the high standards of the "western world", the Braston might be a deception. If you expect a nice hotel in a country that is rapidly changing to a first-world country, but not yet there, then this hotel is nice. The tv in the room is a flat screen model and working... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

This hotel has a lovely entrance hall - modernist, elegant light fittings and furniture, a grand piano. The luxury stops there. The rooms are small and the single beds are very narrow. The windows don't fit properly in the frames, so it's all very noisy. There was banging in the hotel itself and you can hear noise from other rooms... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

you could see when the elevator stopped there that the 12th floor was entirely gutted and under construction. Perhaps this means the whole hotel was being gradually updated which would be a good thing, the noise during the day was bad. Our room was small,barely could walk around the double bed, and only one plastic chair, I didn't like theplastic... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2010

Good facade. But that s all. Old room, beds, linen and towels. Could nt feel no clean or cozy. Noisy , dark, old corridors. Left the hotel to find another. It has a pratically abandomned pool ! Try it if you dare.

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