This modern hotel is in the commercial district of Chiclayo, a short stroll from the Plaza de Armas and historic centre. It's a well equipped property with a good range of facilities including a restaurant, bar, sauna, gym and indoor swimming pool.
The hotel is well located for visiting the important archaeological sites of Sipan with its royal tombs, and the pyramids of Tucume, and there are several museums nearby where you can find out about the history of the region.
Guest rooms are pleasantly furnished and decorated. All are en-suite and have flatscreen TV, minibar and complimentary high speed internet access. You'll be treated to a wide choice of hot and cold dishes at the breakfast buffet each morning, which will set you up well for a day's sightseeing. On your return you can unwind over a drink in the bar or cool off with a swim in the covered pool.
Open: The hotel is open all year round
Location: The hotel is in the central financial and commercial district of Chiclayo, within walking distance of the Plaza de Armas at the centre of the old centre.
Rooms: The hotel has 82 rooms, including singles, doubles/twins, triples, suites and 1 room adapted for disabled guests. They feature mod cons such as cable TV, Wi-Fi internet access, safe, minibar, hairdryer and clock radio. All are en-suite and have air conditioning and soundproofed windows.
Activities There are many historic and archaeological sites in the local area which can be visited from the hotel. These include Sipan, Tucume and Batan Grande. In the city itself there are some fine examples of colonial architecture. The cathedral is particularly impressive. There is a lively market, the Mercado Modelo, selling a wide assortment of products from clothes to natural medicines and herbal remedies offered by the local shamans. Monsefu Handicrafts Market is a 14kms south of the city.
Facilities: Paprika Restaurant is on the second floor and specialises in local cuisine. It is also open for a buffet breakfast each morning. Shams Bar is a great place to kick back after a day out exploring, savouring a cool drink and swapping stories with fellow guests. Other facilities include an open air covered swimming pool, a massage room, sauna, steam room and gym.
Dining: Meals are served at individual tables.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: This is a low risk malarial area.
Communication: There is Wi-Fi internet access throughout the hotel.
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