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On the outskirts of the Moema neighborhood, near Ibirapuera Park
Hotel Unique is on the outskirts of the Moema neighborhood, which is defined by the massive Ibirapuera Park. Often called the city's version of Central Park, the park is a popular spot for tourists and visitors alike. During the summer particularly, the park is lively with people strolling and lounging, boats floating on the lake, and numerous outdoor concerts. It is also home to the Museum of Modern Art. Moema is just south of the upscale Jardins neighborhoods, and is a central location for those hoping to explore Sao Paulo and its major attractions on foot.
With a population around 18 million, Sao Paulo is a massive city. Not only is it the largest megalopolis in South America, it's also the third largest city in the world. The restaurants here are world class, the art and music scene are excellent, the nightlife unstoppable, and the shopping fantastic. The pace here is faster, and in many ways, one could say Sao Paulo is the New York to Rio de Janeiro's Los Angeles.
The 95-room Hotel Unique is a trendy pick near Sao Paulo's equivalent of Central Park. The rooftop bar, restaurant, and pool all overlook the park and have beautiful skyline views. The all-white rooms have a bit of a South Beach vibe and feature sexy open bathrooms with separate showers and soaking tubs (though some guests might think they lack privacy). In-room amenities include big flat-screen TVs, different pillow treats every day, and 24-hour room service. Hotel highlights include a large, open lobby with patterned rugs, funky furniture, and a nice lobby bar. An indoor pool, fitness center, steam room, and sauna are all available on-site. While this boat-shaped hotel is not located in the most central neighborhood, it is near attractions such as the Modern Art Museum, Ibirapuera Park, and restaurants.