These compact apartments in the Pinheiros area offer self-contained living just outside the city center. In a peaceful neighborhood proliferated by artisans and creative types, the Mercure Sao Paulo provides neatly furnished suites with a full range of amenities plus beautiful views over the district's high-rise blocks. Accommodations cater for the long-stay guest with kitchenettes, coffee makers and separate designated spaces for sleeping and lounging in front of the TV. The nearby Clinicas metro station provides quick access to Paulista Avenue and the luxury store Mecca of Oscar Freire street is but a short walk away. Those with a penchant for antiques or vintage books will appreciate the Saturday flea market held at Placa Benedito Calixto, a few blocks away.