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.

“Good Location, Decent Rates”

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 9 more sites!
InterContinental Sao Paulo
Ranked #4 of 327 Hotels in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeadersGold level
Reviewed January 11, 2013

At $230/night incl of taxes, its good value for money. Good location close to Ave. Paulista, close to shopping, malls, bars, restaurants and many other attractions (parks, museums). However, I did see other more reasonable prices hotels that looks fairly decent as well for about half the price, obv not in the InterContinental league.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank Vahgar
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
InterContinentalSP, Manager at InterContinental Sao Paulo, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2013

Dear Mr. Vahgar,

Thank you so much for taking your time to share your comments regarding your stay at InterContinental São Paulo.

The hotel is located in an interesting area with endless options to visit, eat out and walk around.

It was great to have had you as a guest of our hotel and we hope to welcome you back soon for another InterContinental experience.

Kindest regards,

InterContinental São Paulo

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review
Reviews (1,619)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

496 - 502 of 1,619 reviews

Reviewed January 5, 2013

I stayed at this Hotel for one Night.

The Hotel is a bit old and needs renovation. But they started renovation at the Lobby and some floors.

The check in was very good. Even If I was there before Check in Time they searched a room which was ready.

As a Member of the IHG Club they gave me a voucher for a Caipirinha at the Bar,which I think is nice.

I got a nice room on the 14th floor. The Room itself was nice!

I was at the Pool which is really a bit outdated and needs renovation.

The Breakfast was very good. They had a good Selection.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank Phil_hugi
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
InterContinentalSP, Manager at InterContinental Sao Paulo, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2013

Dear Mr. Phil_hugi,

First of all, we would like to thank you for sharing your comments regarding your stay at InterContinental São Paulo.

We feel very happy that you enjoyed the comfort room you stayed in, our effective check-in and our traditional Caipirinha that provides a real InterContinental experience.

Your remarks about the hotel renovation were surprising due to the fact that InterContinental São Paulo was renovated in 2011 and we are currently working on some small maintenance at the lobby. The hotel was totally renovated and our rooms, our exclusive club lounge and public areas were our priorities. It is important to strength that the pool area renovation is already in our future plans.

Thank you again, Mr. Phil_hugi, for your comments and we look forward to welcoming you back again.

Kindest regards,

InterContinental São Paulo

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed December 28, 2012

I stayed at this hotel from 12/25/12 - 12/29/12. The hotel is beautiful inside and out. It is in a beautiful location, only a block away from Av. Paulista. Turndown service is great. The rooms are a nice size and very clean. The balcony on the room is a nice touch and gives a view of other downtown buildings. The staff is friendly and most speak English. However, they are not the most accommodating. One of the benefits of being an InterContinental Ambassador is an airport chaffeur service with better rates. When we asked about this, we were told that we would receive the same rate as other guests which was 180 reals. I do have to say, I was recognized as a Platinum InterContinental Ambassador and given the complimentary fruit and water in the room upon arrival, and daily complimentary water. And we were also upgraded, which was nice.

My friend was given two drink coupons for signing up with Intercontinental Ambassador on this trip. But she didn't want the caiparinha as she doesn't drink hard liquor, and she was told that was the only drink she could get. They would not give her a glass of wine. So she told a front desk person, who immediately said she could get a glass of wine instead of the caiparinha.

It just doesn't seem like the staff was willing to be accommodating, and said more 'No's then 'Yes's.

Would I stay here again? On points, yes. But I wouldn't pay for it myself, because I would expect more for spending my hard earned money.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled on business
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank frequentflyerUAL
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
InterContinentalSP, Manager at InterContinental Sao Paulo, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2013

Dear Mrs. frequentflyerUAL,

Thank you for your comments regarding your stay at InterContinental São Paulo.

We appreciate that you enjoyed our location, our hotel and the special touches of our turndown service.

Regarding the chauffeur service our Ambassadors members do not have a specific discount on this service. It is important to strength that it is not a program standard benefit. Moreover, as defined on the Ambassador terms and conditions we are able to provide an airport chauffeur service for advance reservations at prevailing rates.

Our hotel is recognized by the warm and friendly service. With reference to the drink offer during your arrival, we hope this punctual situation do not compromise the image of our whole team. Usually when a guest does not appreciate our local welcome drink, our staff immediately changes it for another drink according to their preference. Your comments were already forwarded to our staff members so that we can prevent any future situation like the one you reported from happening assuring a real InterContinental experience.

Mrs. frequentflyerUAL, thank you again for sharing your comments. All feedbacks are very important so that we can improve our quality and services. Once again we apologize for all the inconvenience caused and hopefully we look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to São Paulo.

Kindest regards,

InterContinental São Paulo team

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed December 24, 2012

Stayed overnight and wish it was longer! Huge room and the service was fast and friendly. Enjoyed the breakfast as well, overall a very positive experience and would definitely recommend staying here.

Room Tip: Any room on level 10 is great!
See more room tips
  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank Glenn K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
InterContinentalSP, Manager at InterContinental Sao Paulo, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2012

Dear Mr. Glenn K,

Thank you for sharing your comments about InterContinental São Paulo.

We feel very happy that you enjoyed our services, the hotel facilities and that we could enable this positive and enjoyable experience.

It is a great honor to be recommended by you.

We do look forward to welcoming you back again.

Happy holidays!

InterContinental São Paulo team

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed December 17, 2012

Very nice rooms and centrally located. By far the best hotel of our trip to Brazil (Sao Paulo, Rio, Salvador). Centrally located near the shopping district and the Museum of modern art. I left some money in the safe, the hotel found it and arrange to have it sent to me by taxi at the airport. Good and honest!

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank ApiciusApicius
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
InterContinentalSP, Manager at InterContinental Sao Paulo, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2012

Dear Mrs. ApiciusApicius,

Thank you for your kind comments about our hotel.

It is great to know that you enjoyed our location, our rooms and that we were the best hotel during your trip to Brazil.

We felt very proud that we could have provided a great expetrience and that everything worked flawlessly.

Our concierge team will be very delighted to recommend special places on your next stay so that you can enjoy our location at its most.

Yours sincerely,

InterContinental São Paulo team

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed December 10, 2012

I just returned from a business trip to Sao Paulo and I will never stay at this hotel again. It was 85 degrees and humid (December), and my room had no air. Also there were no fans in the bathrooms, so it smelled of mildew. This is a very expensive hotel, and I had a more comfortable sleep at the Mercure.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled on business
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank mandy s
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
InterContinentalSP, Manager at InterContinental Sao Paulo, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2012

Dear Mrs. Mandy,

Thank you for posting about your recent stay at InterContinental São Paulo.

At first, let me extend my sincerest apologies that your stay was not up to the level of the vast majority of our guests experience satisfaction that is undoubtedly our team biggest concern. We really appreciate your comments which enable us to improve our service level.

Your comments were already addressed by our team and it is important to highlight that our maintenance team is already working on the air conditioning issue reported on your review in order to prevent this from happening in the future.

It disappoints us that your stay was far from perfect, as it is our goal to have our guests leave happy with their experience and eager to return.

We do apologize for this particular inconvenience during your stay. Should you prefer to get in touch with us directly for any further questions, please contact us through: hotelquality@ihgbrasil.com.

Furthermore it will be a pleasure to show you a real InterContinental experience and guarantee all InterContinental standards.

Our best regards,

Juliana Porto
Member of InterContinental São Paulo Quality Committee

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed December 2, 2012

Great service at this hotel. We were only there for 1 night, staying on points otherwise we could probably not afford it! Everything was great, friendly and efficient staff, wonderful ambience, nice and clean rooms. We had lunch at the restaurant, a bit pricey if you aren't very hungry, but the food was delicious.

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled on business
    • Value
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank Renee D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
InterContinentalSP, Manager at InterContinental Sao Paulo, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2012

Dear Mr. Renee D,

Thank you for sharing your experiences as a guest of our hotel.

We feel very happy to know that you enjoyed the services provided by our staff for the friendliness and eficiency noticed.

Due to the hotel renovation, our guests can feel the wonderful ambience that it enables inside our plush rooms.

The food served at Tarsila Restaurant is very tasty. We do recommend our guests to try it and if you happen to spend a weekend at our hotel, you should definitely try our Sunday Brunch!

We feel sorry that you considered it pricey. However, it is the average price charged in the restaurants in São Paulo city.

Mr. Renee D, thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you soon.

Kindest regards,

InterContinental São Paulo

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
Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo
#5 of 327 in Sao Paulo
3,517 reviews
Jardins
Renaissance Sao Paulo Hotel
Jardins
Tivoli Mofarrej - Sao Paulo
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Bela Vista
L'Hotel PortoBay Sao Paulo
L'Hotel PortoBay Sao Paulo
#10 of 327 in Sao Paulo
1,037 reviews
Vila Mariana
Pullman Sao Paulo Ibirapuera
Jardins
Emiliano Hotel
Emiliano Hotel
#1 of 327 in Sao Paulo
492 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to InterContinental Sao Paulo? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about InterContinental Sao Paulo

Address: Alameda Santos 1123, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01419-002, 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 ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Sao Paulo
#3 Romantic Hotel in Sao Paulo
#3 Green Hotel in Sao Paulo
#4 Luxury Hotel in Sao Paulo
#7 Family Hotel in Sao Paulo
Price Range: $129 - $342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Sao Paulo 5*
Number of rooms: 195
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
InterContinental Sao Paulo is a luxury hotel that offers contemporary elegance at its best. Located right in the heart of the city and one block away from the financial and commercial area, Paulista Avenue, this hotel will entice you to experience the best side of the city during your holidays with free high speed internet, well equipped Fitness Center area and an outdoor pool. Surrounding attractions include the Shopping Cidade São Paulo and the Trianon Park among other venues for entertainment. Guests will be delighted with the flavors from our authentic cuisine at the cozy and friendly Tarsila restaurant atmosphere. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Expedia, Hotels.com, Priceline, Agoda, Booking.com, Travelocity, Hotwire, Cancelon, TripOnline SA and HotelQuickly so you can book your InterContinental Sao Paulo 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:
Intercontinental Sao Paulo Hotel Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo Intercontinental
InterContinental 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