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Sonesta Hotel El Olivar Peru's luxury Muslim-friendly hotel

Dec 2014

Peru's first ever hotel to be awarded Muslim-friendly accreditation by CrescentRating - Sonesta Hotel El Olivar - is a five-star luxury hotel in Lima - the vibrant capital of the country. Given a rating of 5 by CrescentRating based on the facilities and services it provides Muslim guests, Sonesta Hotel El Olivar is an excellent Muslim-friendly hotel for travellers in Lima.

Conveniently located in the heart of the San Isidro district – the shopping and business district of Lima – Sonesta Hotel El Olivar is in close proximity to several of the city's main sights and prominent landmarks, making it a fine hotel for both business and leisure travellers. Travellers in the area will have plenty of things to do - exploring Lima's world-class museums, artisan markets and attractions.

Prayer facilities at Sonesta Hotel El Olivar include dedicated prayer rooms as well as prayer timetables, prayer mats and prayer dresses for females which can be provided on request. The guest rooms and suites at the hotel are marked with prayer directions and are equipped with a Quran for Muslim guests. A list of nearby mosques are also available for guests. The Asociacion Islamca Del Peru at Jiron Tacna 556, Magdalena del Mar, is one such prominent mosque and can be visited during prayer times.

The Halal-certified restaurant at the hotel – El Olivar Restaurant – offers a mouth-watering array of fantastic local and international Halal fare, with more options available on room service menus. Though fully-Halal restaurants are hard to find in Peru, for more dining options, Sonesta Hotel El Olivar is capable of providing a list of a few nearby eateries and restaurants that serve Halal dishes.

During the month of Ramadhan, Sonesta Hotel El Olivar offers special Iftar and Suhoor facilities for Muslim guests staying at the hotel. Halal banquets can also be arranged on request.

In addition to the prayer facilities and Halal food at Sonesta Hotel El Olivar, a swimming pool with separate times for male and female guests is available for Muslim guests. Other facilities include a fully-equipped fitness centre, twelve meeting rooms, free wireless internet and a wealth of other facilities to ensure a comfortable stay.

Lima - the capital of Peru - is an exciting South American destination to visit. The city is home to the largest population of Muslims in the country and offers a few mosques and Halal restaurants for Muslim travellers. Attractions in Lima range from beaches to parks to shopping complexes, giving plenty to do and explore for every type of traveller.

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