San Isidro
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One of San Isidro One of San Isidro's glorious parks Aristocratic elegance and modern multistory office buildings characterize Lima's leading financial district of San Isidro. Largely residential, it abounds in beautifully manicured parks, stately mansions and exclusive social clubs. It's also one of the city's safest and most cosmopolitan districts, full of designer boutiques, classy bars and upscale restaurants specializing in cuisines from around the world. Nor does San Isidro lack its share of cultural activities thanks to its theaters, art galleries and cultural arts centers.

One of the district's main attractions is a pyramidal adobe brick temple built by the Maranga Lima civilization and used as a burial place from the 3rd through the 15th centuries AD. Known as the Huaca Huallamarca, or Pan de Azúcar (Sugar Loaf), it has been meticulously restored and sometimes hosts special concerts and exhibitions. There's a small museum where mummies and ancient objects unearthed here are now displayed, and standing upon the temple's ceremonial platform affords a unique perspective on the contemporary hotels and apartment buildings that have risen up around it.

Another of San Isidro's historic landmarks is its Parque El Olivar (Olive Grove Park), a lovely green oasis of gnarled old olive trees that was first planted as an olive grove in 1560 with three small saplings. In less than two centuries the grove's three saplings multiplied into two thousand and in 1959 it was declared a national monument.

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Avenida Jorge Basadre 1310, San Isidro, Lima, Peru
Review Score 9.0
The Basadre Suites is known for its outstanding service and elegance. The hotel's garden with swimming pool is the ideal spot to relax...
from USD 99 per night
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Avenida Petit Thouars 3451, San Isidro, Lima, Peru
Hostal Bond features recreational and business-oriented accommodations in Lima's financial district. Each of its 22 guest rooms comes...
from USD 57 per night
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Calle Luis Aldana 303, San Isidro, Lima, Peru
Review Score 6.0
The elegance, comfort and modernity of the Blue Star Hotel make it an ideal base for business travelers in Lima. Each of the 54...
from USD 87 per night
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Las Flores 459, San Isidro, Lima, Peru
Review Score 8.0
The Casa Bella Boutique Hotel features 15 well-furnished guest rooms and suites—each with a work desk, cable TV, a DVD player, a...
from USD 65 per night
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Avenida 2 de Mayo 954, San Isidro, Lima, Peru
Review Score 8.0
The Suites Antique Apart Hotel is a modern hotel concept decorated in classic style. Guests will feel very much at home in its...
from USD 104 per night
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Avenida Arequipa 3701, San Isidro, Lima, Peru
The Martinika hotel is situated in the heart of Lima's San Isidro district, just minutes from the city's financial center. A tasteful...
from USD 53 per night
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Av. Juan Pezet 1765, San Isidro, Lima, Peru
Review Score 9.0
With facilities and service rivaling those of Lima's top hotels, the Hotel San Isidro Inn offers an ideal location in the most elegant...
from USD 75 per night
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Avenida Rivera Navarrete 450, San Isidro, Lima, Peru
Review Score 7.0
The comfortable, well-appointed rooms of the Garden Hotel represent a good value for those travelers looking to stay in the heart of San...
from USD 110 per night
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Calle Francisco Valle Riestra 576, San Isidro, Lima, Peru
Review Score 9.0
Elegant modern design blends with a relaxing and inviting ambience at the DUO Hotel Boutique. Situated in a quiet upscale neighborhood,...
from USD 131 per night
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This is a zero-star hotel.
Probably due to the type of accommodation, this hotel or vacation rental has not been evaluated by existing star rating systems. The stars for this property are therefore awarded by Pacarama based on its expertise and knowledge of the hotel market in Peru and Chile.
Prices are per night per room