s the premier boutique design hotel in the city, the Fasano is the place to rub shoulders with celebrities, such as David Beckham, Madonna and Beyonce.
Its glass-fronted facade is punctuated by the furnished balconies of its opulent guest rooms overlooking Ipanema Beach. Staffers aim to impress rather than simply cater to guests. Many Brazilians arrive on weekends to vacation near the beach.
The minimalist yet rustic lobby is awash in hardwoods, glass, marble and cowboy-style appointments...