Bamo designs guestrooms of first Four Seasons in Brazil

Four Seasons Hotel and Residences São Paulo opened in Nações Unidas as the first Four Seasons location in Brazil, joining sister properties in Bogota, Buenos Aires and Costa Rica as part of the company’s Central and South American portfolio.

The landmark building—designed by HKS Architects in partnership with Aflalo e Gasperini Arquitetos—also has 84 Four Seasons Private Residences.

The 258-room hotel, located along the Pinheiros river in southern Sao Paulo, has a gallery-like domed space that showcases contemporary works by local artists, including a trio of sculptures by Francisco Brennand, a painting by Burle Marx, and additional furnishings and works by Tora Brasil and other local designers and artists. There is a spiral staircase leading to the ballroom, where there is a shimmering wall that captures light from both the outdoors and the space’s chandeliers.

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The pool appears to extend out over the surrounding treetops. The fitness center also has skyline views across the treetops just outside. 

For dining, the property has Neto (which literally means “grandson” in Portuguese), designed by EDG. There is also a Caju SP, the hotel’s botequim-style lobby lounge. 

San Francisco-based BAMO was involved in the design of the guestrooms that are reminiscent of a private home, using neutral palette accented by pops of vibrant colors, touchable textures, and area rugs on wood floors. Of special interest are the hotel’s one-bedroom corner suites with views, and the presidential suite on the 14th floor, which is ideal for families or those who plan to entertain while staying at Four Seasons.

In addition to the hotel’s 15,160 square feet of meetings and events spaces, Four Seasons Hotel São Paulo will also debut an exclusive Global Traveller Relaxation Lounge in 2019.

Michael Schmid is the GM of the property.

Photo credit: Four Seasons Hotel São Paulo

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