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Sonesta Announces 7th Hotel In Peru - Sonesta Hotel Cusco

BOSTON (January 4, 2010) -- Sonesta International Hotels Corporation announced its seventh hotel in Peru, the 127-room Sonesta Hotel Cusco. This full-service hotel is located in the midst of business, shopping, restaurants and historic attractions in downtown Cusco. The hotel is located across the street from the handcraft market on the Avenue Sol, just a few blocks from the main square. This hotel (and its sister properties in Peru, Colombia and Chile) are the result of a strong relationship between GHL Hoteles and Sonesta.

“We at Sonesta are excited to bring another full-service business class hotel to our collection in South America,” said Stephanie Sonnabend, president and chief executive office for Sonesta. “We have not been able to accommodate all of our business or leisure guests interested in staying with us in Cusco, and have been eager to add more rooms in this great destination for a number of years.”

The Sonesta Hotel Cusco features contemporary guest rooms with first class amenities, a full service business center, three meal a day restaurant, room service, 24-hour concierge service, WiFi throughout the hotel, a banquet room for receptions for up to 100 guests, and several meeting rooms for 30 guests theater-style. The hotel joins the 23-room Sonesta Posadas del Inca Cusco located just a few blocks away.

Located in the ancient Inca and Spanish Colonial capital of Cusco, the hotel is near historic points of interest including Machu Picchu, Koricancha Temple, Sacsayhuamán, Kenko, Puca Pucará, Ollantaytambo, the Inca Trail, Tambomachay. Cusco was declared a World Heritage Site and offers both colonial cathedrals and ancient temples that celebrate its storied past. The hotel is just minutes from Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport. 

GHL Hoteles, who has managed Sonesta Hotels in Peru since 2005, owns and operates hotels throughout South America. With more than 40 years of experience in the hotel industry, GHL operates hotels under several flags. Currently, GHL operates 37 hotels in Colombia, Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Panama; including ten Sonesta Hotels located in Peru, Chile and Colombia.
The 70-room Sonesta Hotel Cusco is located on the Avenue El Sol, the main road in the center of Cusco, in front of the handicraft market and close to the train station to Puno. It is a 10-minute walk to the main square - the Plaza de Armas, and a 10-minute drive from the local airport. The hotel is located in the midst of business, shopping, restaurants and historic attractions in the ancient Inca capital of Cusco.  Guest amenities include recently renovated guest rooms with cable television, individual climate control, direct-dial telephone, Internet access, hair dryer and safe; a signature restaurant serving classic Peruvian and international cuisine; a gift shop on-site and a local handcraft market across the street.  The hotel is near historic points of interest including Machu Picchu, Koricancha Temple, Sacsayhuamán, Kenko, Puca Pucará, Ollantaytambo, Inca Trail, Tambomachay and the Sun and the Moon Temple.
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