We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“10 years old” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hotel Unique

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
Hotel Unique
Ranked #3 of 322 Hotels in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
111 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“10 years old”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2012

The Unique hotel is just celebrating its 10 yr anniversary, the hotel looks a little tired but is still the place to stay, everything revolves around the roof top 7th floor, great view over the city, food very good from Pizza, Sushi, and continental food, all very good, does get crowded at night.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Edwardfreedman
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Melissa O, General Manager at Hotel Unique, responded to this review, October 1, 2012
We are very proud to celebrate our 10th Annivesary as the city post card!
I thank you so much for your comments and I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us.
We are on constant renovation to keep it always fresh and new and to be the coolest place in town.
I hope to see you back soon to toast with us!
Yours sincerely,
Melissa Oliveira
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

1,230 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    940
    235
    32
    14
    9
See reviews for
85
433
100
349
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (64)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
38 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2012

Amazing hotel, polite and courteous staff, great service, spotless rooms.

Upstairs Skye bar has the most amazing view (see photo).

Concierge are great at recommending places to eat too, super quick at getting a cab.

Location wise its good in that it's near the park, but the area is otherwise a little sparse. No other bars, shops etc so its a struggle to go grab quick food or a drink. Itaim or Villa Madalena would be my places to stay next time, but neither are far away from Unique by taxi.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank R_G_BAR_G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Fabiola C, Gerente de relações com clientes at Hotel Unique, responded to this review, October 2, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write this review.
I am very glad to hear your excellent comments on the service and our staff – with a special reference to the Housekeeping and the Concierges.
I am hoping for your return soon to enjoy a sunny spring afternoon on the roof top.
Yours sincerely,
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dorset
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2012

Although this was my second visit to this hotel, I still find the dark corridors and elevators very disconcerting and I would imagine that many lone female business travellers would find it a little unnerving. But for the fact that colleagues have tried a couple of other hotels in SP and think that Unique is easily the best, I would not have booked to return because of the lighting. Having said this, there appears to be no cause for concern and both trips went without unwelcome incident.

The restaurant/roof terrace is excellent and the food was well prepared and quite delicious. If you want a table at lunch time you are best booking in advance as seating capacity is limited and the restaurant popular.

The location of the pool, means that you have to walk through a crowded bar if you want to swim after a full day of meetings. I never saw anyone in the pool, whilst I was there, which isn't surprising as you are on full view for the post work business revellers!

Staff were very pleasant and tried to be as helpful as they could be given often limited English language skills

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank CalDorset
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2012

We travelled as a couple, 25/34yrs. Staying for one night, before leaving to Panama and Colombia for DJ gigs...

Arriving at Unique is a highlight, great, innovative architecture and luxury vibes from the second you drive up the hill...
Roms are very special, the lobby breathtaking and the roof is SP's best spot to overlook the endless city.

Service could be warmer, personal and more pro-active for a 5* but was still high level.

Will never forget this place.

Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
Helpful?
Thank Bianca R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Fabiola C, Gerente de relações com clientes at Hotel Unique, responded to this review, September 27, 2012
Dear Bianca,
I am very thrilled with such great comments.
I can see you really understood our concept and that you could enjoy all of our facilities and the view.
Your opinion on the service is very important for us and it will be taken in consideration on our constant improvement.
Looking forward to welcoming you back at Unique.
Yours Sincerely,
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2012

I've written a review on this hotel before and my views of it havent changed. The hotel is very clean, decor is nice and very friendly staff. I go into more details on my other review so please reference that for additional information on the hotel itself.

For this review I want to comment on their staff. Ive just come back from another trip to the Unique and their staff is amazing and go out of their way to help you.

My early check in was a breeze and very nice after a long over night flight. All of my requests and changes were made with no complaints and I love that the staff remembers you from previous trips.

A very special thank you to Renata and Diego at Conceirge who has made arranging cars for my travels to and from the trade show effortless.

I look forward to going again to the Unique in my future travels. It remains one of my favorite hotels.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank dnp100
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Fabiola C, Gerente de relações com clientes at Hotel Unique, responded to this review, September 27, 2012
I really appreciate your return and this excellent second review about Unique.
It is very rewarding to hear that, not only the service has kept its quality, but it continues to exceed expectations. This is our main goal.
Thank you for your compliments about the Concierges and the staff.
I hope to see you back soon.
Yours sincerely,
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
London
Level Contributor
154 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2012

I've stayed here quite a few times. On the whole, I really like it. The staff are generally friendly, although English language skills leave a lot to be desired (although they do try). The roof terrace and restaurant are good, particularly for breakfast. In the evenings, the roof terrace turns into a bar / nightclub where the locals try and look cool (however they tend to fail and the music can be really bad). There's a nice pool on the roof. The rooms are nothing special - there's this weird glass window between the bathroom and bedroom which is awkward to use. Also on the one occasion I've stayed in a suite, the floor is on an angle, making a large proportion of the room unusable (a triumph of style over substance). Together with the Fasano, it's one of only two restaurants which comes anywhere near 'European chic'.

Room Tip: I like a room facing the back of the hotel - you have a view onto some sort of park
See more room tips
  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank dYquem
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Fabiola C, Gerente de relações com clientes at Hotel Unique, responded to this review, September 27, 2012
Thank you for writing this review.
I am glad you appreciate our cuisine and the roof top area.
We are constantly seeking to improve our treatments to the guests and offer the highest standard of services. For this reason, your feedback is essential.
Looking forward for your next visit, so that we have the chance to exceed your expectations.
Yours sincerely,
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Rhode Island
Level Contributor
142 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2012 via mobile

Ok I understand why it won a prize for "uniqueness." the elevators are dark and the hallways are darker. Our room had the unique circular window that opened to the street so the street noises started at 2am. The temp was too cool for the AC but we needed fresh air. If you close the shade the room has no other window. The bathroom opens to the bedroom with this other funky large window. On the good side the service was great, the food was awesome the drinks were strong and everyone smiled and talked English. I don't want to bash this hotel because overall our stay was pleasant. I would stay there again. Perhaps it was just the room.

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank GeorgefromRhody
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Fabiola C, Gerente de relações com clientes at Hotel Unique, responded to this review, September 27, 2012
Dear George,
Thank you for taking the time to write about us.
I really appreciate your excellent comments on the service, food and drinks.
The hotel offers some different options of room view. I suggest you try the one to the Paulista Avenue next time you come. This is the one that may be more adequate to your liking.
Please, contact me next time you come to Unique: fcarezzato@hotelunique.com .
Yours sincerely,
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Sao Paulo hotels
Jardins
Emiliano Hotel
Emiliano Hotel
#1 of 322 in Sao Paulo
5.0 of 5 bubbles 433 reviews
Jardins
Hotel Fasano Sao Paulo
Hotel Fasano Sao Paulo
#2 of 322 in Sao Paulo
4.5 of 5 bubbles 537 reviews
Jardins
Renaissance Sao Paulo Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo
#5 of 322 in Sao Paulo
4.5 of 5 bubbles 2,920 reviews
Hilton Sao Paulo Morumbi
#10 of 322 in Sao Paulo
4.5 of 5 bubbles 2,470 reviews
Jardins
InterContinental Sao Paulo
InterContinental Sao Paulo
#4 of 322 in Sao Paulo
4.5 of 5 bubbles 1,473 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Hotel Unique? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Unique

Property: Hotel Unique
Address: Avenida Brigadeiro Luis Antonio 4700 | Jardim Paulista, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01402-002, Brazil
Phone Number:
Location: Brazil > State of Sao Paulo > Sao Paulo > Jardins
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Sao Paulo
#2 Business Hotel in Sao Paulo
#3 Luxury Hotel in Sao Paulo
#3 Family Hotel in Sao Paulo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Unique 5*
Number of rooms: 95
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Despegar.com and Jetsetter so you can book your Hotel Unique reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Unique Hotel Sao Paulo
Unique Sao Paulo
Hotel Unique Sao Paulo, Brazil

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing