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Sonesta Hotel El Olivar

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Located in San Isidro, Lima, just across from the Paseo el Olivar, one of the best parks for strolling, enjoy the birds or watch the neighbors. The hotel offer all amenities but only offers sauna at their suites, regular rooms and the hotel don't have a spa. The great location has the best restaurants of Lima at a walking distance...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Not only they do works with heavy drilling on the weekend, they do not bother to apologize. Also breakfast is a mess. In Lima you have to be on the road at 7 to get anything done because of the traffic. Now if you go to have a breakfast at 6 is there, and if you ask the people working...

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new york
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried different rooms but could not sleep because of the constant vibration/ humming noise coming from the huge electrical transformer located in the closet. Staff is aware of the problem as they advised to cut off electricity in the room to be able to sleep !!! So, even though the location is nice, next to a park where you can...

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SonestaElOLivar, General Manager at Sonesta Hotel El Olivar, responded to this review

Dear GinsengNewYork,l We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with such a candid feedback of your stay. We are very sorry to hear that your stay did not meet expectations. We are going to solve that problem in order that it won't happen again. We look forward to welcoming you back then and see our changes. Best regards,...

Lima, Peru
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for Valentine's night and the room was astonishing, the room was huge with a separate living area, the bed was fantastic and huge too, the bathroom was heaven on earth, a round deep Jacuzzi, sauna, and Spanish shower, the toilette was in a separate room. Dinner was great and breakfast too, they have a pool on the roof...

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SonestaElOLivar, General Manager at Sonesta Hotel El Olivar, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Patricia H, Thank you for you positive comments. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and you had a great Velentine's night. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best regards, Carlos Reyes V. General Manager

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel together with a colleague for four nights in February 2017. The hotel is very nicely located, right opposite a beautiful olive park and in a walking distance from a nice big supermarket, various shops and restaurants. The staff was really friendly and helpful although on our last day we sadly had a very strange experience...

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yasminyahia, General Manager at Sonesta Hotel El Olivar, responded to this review

Dear Matilda 321, Thank you for sharing your comments on tripadvisor. We apologize about the inconvenient with you colleague. We have already contact him and we know that it wasn't the correct procedure and that we couldn't give him an early solution. I apologize Due to the bad communication and information that was between our areas but the corrective measures...

Lagrange, Ohio
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

So be sure you know which sonesta you are going to in Lima as there are 2. Our travel agent made all of our transportation arrangements and they took us to the wrong sonesta! We discovered the mistake AFTER we had checked in and couldn't find the rooftop pool lol! Eventually we made it to the pool at el olivar!...

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Dear Ms. Amie O, Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. We are so glad to hear that your husband works for the same company and to know that we meet your expectations. As you mention our locations is more for a business trip but we are on a very nice and calm area, also for those...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The hotel's neighborhood and location is great, safe and walking distance from good restaurants. It's next to a beautiful park where you can walk or jog. The common areas are very nice, staff was great, food was very good, the room size was a bit small to my taste but the main problem in the rooms of the section I...

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Dear Daniel, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback about your stay at our hotel. We are glad that you found our location convenient and that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are very disappointing to hear that it was due to our A/C that we didn't meet you expectations . I would like to...

Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I had the pleasure to stay for a week in this hotel while being on a business trip in Lima. The hotel is located in San Isidro, a great neighbourhood with loads of restaurants on walking distance and with a great park just in front of the hotel (if you feel like a morning run...). The service in the hotel...

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Dear Mr. Jonasdd, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us and thank your for your great description. We are glad that you enjoy your stay with us and that our staff made your stay pleasant. We are looking forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel. Best regards, Carlos Reyes V. General...

Houston, Texas, United States
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Once you arrive in Peru at the airport, you realize real quickly that you're in a third world country. Things are very different but staying at Sonesta Hotel El Olivar made us feel very much at home. This modern hotel in San Isidro offers a staff and service that is 5 star. The amenities / facilities are up to date...

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Dear ZexSwain, Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. We are very pleased that you feel confortable with us and that our staff made your stay very pleasant to. Thank you for such description . Please call us if there is anything that we can help you with. We are looking forward to having you again as...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I spent a night during business at the Sonesta-Lima. The hotel is situated in a very posh residential Lima neighborhood. The hotel staff are very friendly. The hotel is a bit outdated but still lives up to one of the best hotels in Lima. The breakfast is great as well as the in-house restaurant.

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Dear Gabriel S. , Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I'm very pleased to hear that our staff made your stay pleasant and that you like our location. We are looking foward to welcoming you back soon. Best regards, Carlos Reyes V. General Manager

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the most important business and residential district of Lima, with the view of the majestic Olivar Grove Park in San Isidro, is the Sonesta Hotel El Olivar Lima. The property is close to financial institutions and large corporations as well as shopping centers, restaurants, cafes and nightclubs. A warm, contemporary hotel, designed to meet the most demanding traveler, whether for business or pleasure. Just 25 minutes from Jorge Chavez International Airport. Enjoy the culture, tranquility, culinary excellence, high standards of service, tradition and hospitality that only our 5-star hotel can offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sonesta Hotel El Olivar

Address: Pancho Fierro 194 | San Isidro, Lima, Peru
Region: Peru > Lima Region > Lima > San Isidro
Price Range: $183 - $297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sonesta Hotel El Olivar 4*
Number of rooms: 134
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Also Known As:
Sonesta Hotel Lima
El Olivar Sonesta Hotel
Sonesta Lima
Hotel Style:
#19 Romantic Hotel in Lima
#21 Business Hotel in Lima
#22 Family Hotel in Lima
#26 Luxury Hotel in Lima
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“If you want a nice view of the park, ask for a room in the front.”
 of 5 bubbles JULIANNEH959, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request a view towards the Olive Park. In an upper floor, you also see the city.”
 of 5 bubbles Greg212, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms ending in 25 have balconies. Request room with balcony or park view.”
  • Nice view of park from room.
  • Comfy bed!
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I would recommend a room with a view of the park.”
 of 5 bubbles Laurie58574, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“We had room 409 on the first visit...looked like a presidential suite !”
 of 5 bubbles beachbumbabs, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
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