Sonesta Hotel El Olivar – a luxury five-star hotel located in the heart of the San Isidro district of Lima, recently became the first hotel in Peru to be awarded Muslim-friendly accreditation by CrescentRating. Sonesta Hotel El Olivar, which
has 134 luxurious guest rooms, was awarded a Muslim-friendly rating of
five-out of a possible maximum of seven – based on the facilities it
provides Muslim guests and its overall Muslim-friendliness.
a commitment to cater to its Muslim guests, Sonesta Hotel El Olivar
offers a wide range of facilities and services. For prayer facilities,
guests are offered dedicated prayer areas and as well as prayer mats and
prayer timetables. Hotel rooms are marked with prayer directions for
guests who prefer to pray in the privacy of their rooms. A list of the
mosques located in close proximity to the hotel can be obtained on
request, should guests wish to visit a nearby mosque.
guests will find a number of Halal dining options at Sonesta Hotel El
Olivar – including a wide range of authentic Peruvian cuisine, which is
Halal certified by “Halal Peru”. Room service menus also offer Halal
options. If required, the hotel is also capable of arranging Halal
banquets for guests – which is ideal for group reservations. Iftar and
Suhoor facilities are available for Muslim guests who travel during
facilities for Muslim guests include a swimming pool with separate
times for males and females. Sonesta Hotel El Olivar also offers a
fully-equipped fitness centre, on-site gift and souvenir shops and
extensive meeting facilities that are capable of accommodating as many
as 300 people.
Hotel El Olivar is located across Lima’s historic Olive Grove Park and
is just minutes away from several prominent sites in the city. The
district of San Isidro is famed for its upscale residences, businesses,
shopping complexes and parks, making it an excellent destination for
leisure travellers and business travellers alike.
wanted to know more about Muslim travelers, their needs and what they
expect from the hotels they visit. We then reached out to CrescentRating
for their rating because we wanted the Muslim world to know that Peru
could now boast Latin America’s first 5-Star Hotel with Halal-Friendly
rating”. Said Carlos Reyes, Corporate Director of Sonesta Hotel El
are proud to welcome Sonesta Hotel ElOlivar as a member of
CrescentRated Hotels. Sonesta Hotel El Olivar is the first hotel not
just in Peru, but in South America to be awarded Muslim-friendly
accreditation by us and we are delighted that more hotels around the
world are seeking to cater to the growing number of Muslim
travellers.”said Fazal Bahardeen – the CEO of Crescentrating.