Olivar de San Isidro - History and Hotel

Lima, Peru (May 1, 2007) Legend has it that the magnificent wood Olivar de San Isidro originated when San Martin de Porras planted three small branches in some properties in the area Limatambo, today known as San Isidro, and multiplied incredibly. In 1820, during the War of Independence, the Spanish ordered all the trees were removed, but the Count of San Isidro ignored the decision and the park was saved. Today, El Olivar covers about 10 acres and is considered a historical monument and an oasis of tranquility amid the busy city life. El Olivar exist around Tudor-style mansions overlooking the park.  Sonesta Hotel El Olivar was built in 1992 in front of the olive grove. Due to its peaceful atmosphere, it is the perfect place to be in touch with nature and preserve the ecological surroundings. It is a beautiful and quiet place, when combined with modern facilities and better service quality make it ideal for business travelers or to enjoy some time off.

The Sonesta Hotel El Olivar is a property of 134 rooms located in the business and residential district of San Isidro in Lima. The rooms feature cable television, individual climate control, direct dial telephone for domestic and international calls, hair dryer, mini-bar, marble bathroom with bathtub, safe, Internet connection and power supply of 220/110 volts. The hotel amenities include restaurants serving international and Japanese food, business center with Internet access, photocopying and fax, wireless Internet access in the lobby, bar, restaurant, conference and event space, room service 24 hours , outdoor pool, gym, massages, beauty salon and hairdresser, laundry, luggage and medical care.

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