Comfort Hotel, Americana City
Choice Hotels International, Inc. is an American hospitality company. The company owns the hotel and motel brands Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality Inn among others and in 2013 the made the move to Americana City in the Brazilian state of São Paulo.
The Team Manager for this project was Fabio Ignacio with work including the conception of and feasibility study for the hotel and site, ensuring compatibility and complementarity of the architectural design with the structural, electrical and hydraulic aspects of the project. The hotel is designed as a cluster hotel inclusive of a hotel with 296 rooms and 85 suites making a total area of nearly 55'000 m2. The hotel has common service areas, but separated guest and public areas; yet the public areas are connected. The building consists of seven levels including 2 basements for parking, service, and back of the house areas; two levels for public areas, including lobbies, coffee shops, ballroom, multi-purpose meeting rooms, crew lounge, playground, a mezzanine for service and admin areas; and 7 guest floors.