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About this listing

One bedroom, with private ensuite bathroom and an amazing view, in a big, newly renovated apartment in the most interesting and connected part of central São Paulo.

In Edificio Esther, one of the city's most important architectural treasures.

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The Space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $10 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: $50
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

A private bedroom, with ensuite bathroom, overlooking central Praça da Republica, with full access to a newly renovated big apartment in famous Edificio Esther (check its Wikipedia page).

We've just finished renovating this beautiful two-bedroom 120m2 apartment with a fantastic view, deep ties to the best of São Paulo history, and perfect central location.

Directly below the apartment is one of São Paulo's main squares, featuring ongoing fairs and events. The apartment is within easy walking access of all of downtown São Paulo, and is a fifteen second walk to both the red and yellow metro lines - the city's main lines - which can take you to Avenida Paulista in five minutes or Faria Lima in 8.

This is the listing to rent one of two bedrooms, with full access to all common spaces. But if you're looking to rent the entire place for yourself, check out my other listed property.

Guest Access

- 24 hour doorman
- Working, hi-speed internet access
- HOT, high-pressure shower (rare here) in private bathroom
- Balcony overlooking Praça da Republica
- Double bed
- Full industrial kitchen, restaurant-style
- Big open plan common area with dining room space, living room space, and home office.
- Washer and natural dryer (clothes line)
- Map and list of local places to eat and see (everything you need is within a 5 minute walk)
- Use of the space as you like
- Second shared bathroom, if you need it
- Two entrances, two elevators
- For larger groups, fold-out couch (sleeps two easily) and spare mattresses.

Interaction with Guests

I'm a foreign correspondent with a US newspaper - Look me up: @Vinncent - and travel frequently. If you rent the single room and I am there, you have full access to the whole apartment and I'm happy to help with tips or house questions, but I'm rarely home and wouldn't be in the way. If you rent the entire place (inquiries at other listing) I'm not there and it's all yours, including both bedrooms.
Either way, it's part of my job to know what's going on in São Paulo, so feel free to come to me for recommendations or info.

The apartment is in is Brazil's first modernist building an a classic example of Bauhaus inspiration, as well as being an early example of a multi-use building (we get architecture tours looking at the building every weekend) which means you can have events or use the space as you want.

The Neighborhood

In my opinion, downtown is the most vibrant and interesting part of São Paulo. Woe to those who are forced to frequent Jardins or Itaim. I live on the nicest corner of the Praça da Republica, near Praça Roosevelt, without question São Paulo's up-and-coming neighborhood.

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House Rules

Generally, we are quite flexible as to what you can do.

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4 nights minimum stay
Living room, from balcony

Living room, from balcony

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About the Host, Vincent

São Paulo, Brazil
Member since January 2013


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