Hotel Review: Hyatt Centric San Isidro Lima

by Anthony Losanno
Hyatt Centric Lima

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After our stays in Lima at the Sheraton Lima Historic Center (review here) and Palacio del Inka, A Luxury Collection Hotel in Cusco (review here), we were back in Lima for the night before an early flight home. At this point, my husband and I both had altitude sickness and were feeling pretty ill. The Hyatt Centric San Isidro Lima provided a good place to regroup and relax before heading back to the US.

Anthony’s Take: The hotel is modern and beautifully designed. We were not feeling well and having to wait for our suite (not an upgrade, but one we booked) until after 6:00 PM was not a high point. Staff were friendly and efficient, but this initial wait when we were ill kind of soured the experience. We were only in the hotel for around 12 hours, but loved the hotel’s location, decor, and comfort of the suite.

Hyatt Centric Lima Master Suite


I booked a Master Suite for $309.70 on a Members Save More rate. The hotel is a Category 2 property and room redemptions range from 6,500 to 9,500 per night.

Uber from LIM to Hyatt

Transportation to/from the Hotel

We took an Uber from Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM). The cost of Ubers in Peru still amazes me. They are so cheap. The approximately 21-kilometer ride took 35 minutes and cost $18. We returned to the airport the next morning in the same way and at a similar cost (although we hit traffic and it took around an hour).

Hyatt Centric Lima Exterior


The hotel is located in the upscale San Isidro neighborhood of Lima. It has tons of restaurants, high-end shopping, and gardens. The hotel offers easy access to most tourist attractions and is not too far from Miraflores.

Hyatt Centric Lima Check-In


Hyatt Centric Lima Orange Juice


I arrived at the hotel around 5:40 PM and my suite was not ready. The agent checking me in gave us individual bottles of orange juice and offered us Pisco Sours while we waited. We declined those and asked when our suite would be ready. After another 45 minutes, we were told it was ready. Luckily, my mother was with us and her room was ready. We waited there until we could go to ours. The agent welcomed me as a Globalist and explained that breakfast was in the hotel’s lobby restaurant. We were leaving before 6:00 AM, so we did not have the chance to enjoy breakfast. I was not asked if I needed a late checkout, and I did not. Being that I had booked one of the largest suites, I did not expect an upgrade. Keys were printed and I was on my way to the suite after having to wait so long.

Hyatt Centric Lima Lobby 1

There is lots of seating throughout the lobby and a good deal of Peru-themed, modern art.

Hyatt Centric Lima Lobby 7

Bottled water was near the hotel entrace.

Hyatt Centric Lima Lobby 2


Hyatt Centric Lima Lobby 3

There were several llamas (or maybe alpacas) in the lobby.

Hyatt Centric Lima Lobby 4


Hyatt Centric Lima Lobby 7

More seating

Hyatt Centric Lima Lobby 5

The lobby was not crowded when we arrived.

Hyatt Centric Lima Lobby 6

A few computers were in the back of the lobby for guest use.

Hyatt Centric Master Suite 12

A vase of Birds of Paradise was also in the lobby.

Hyatt Centric Lima Lobby 8

The elevators were located behind the check-in area and near the restaurant.

Hyatt Centric Lima Hallway 1

The elevator lobby on each floor is filled with sculptures and a giant numeral denoting the floor.

Hyatt Centric Lima Hallway 2

The walls are all wood paneled and were clean during our short visit.

Hyatt Centric Lima Hallway 3

I liked the funky, retro phone near the elevators.

Hyatt Centric Lima Hallway 3

Our suite had two doors with one leading into the bedroom and the other opening into the living area.

Hyatt Centric Master Suite 1

Master Suite (814)

There are 254 rooms and 9 suites at the hotel.

Hyatt Centric Master Suite 4

A closet lined the left side of the wall upon entering.

Hyatt Centric Master Suite 5

The door closest to the entrance had space for an iron and ironing board, but they were not found there.

Hyatt Centric Master Suite 6

The minibar was next to the closet space. Bottled water was on the upper shelf. An illy coffeemaker, cups, and condiments were also found here.

Hyatt Centric Master Suite 7

The safe was found on the top shelf inside the cabinet.

Hyatt Centric Master Suite 8

A refrigerator was below. It had beverages for sale as well as space for some drinks we brought in.

Hyatt Centric Master Suite 2

We entered through the right door that opened into the bedroom side. There is a king-sized bed and two nightstands.

Hyatt Centric Master Suite 3

A TV was mounted on the wall above a large buffet with space for a suitcase. The room featured surround sound with speakers in each of the corners.

Hyatt Centric Master Suite 9

A table and chair was next to the bed.

Hyatt Centric Master Suite 10


Hyatt Centric Master Suite 11

A welcome amenity consisting of several jarred desserts was on the table.

Hyatt Centric Lima Bathroom 1

The master bathroom’s entrance was on the right side of the room. It was not a very large bathroom. There was a single sink in the vanity with robes, toiletries, and more bottled water.

Hyatt Centric Lima Bathroom 2

The toilet was on the left side.

Hyatt Centric Lima Bathroom 3

Toiletries were Zayah branded.

Hyatt Centric Lima Bathroom 4

There were multiple bars of soap available.

Hyatt Centric Lima Bathroom 5

Bottled water and glasses (along with a bottle opener) were on the left side of the vanity.

Hyatt Centric Lima Bathroom 6

The glassed-in shower was on the right side. Water pressure was okay, but the temperature was good.

Hyatt Centric Lima Bathroom 7

Wall-mounted shampoo, conditioner, and shower gel were found here. These were BeeKind brand (made by Gilchrist & Soames).

Hyatt Centric Master Suite 9

The other half of the suite consisted of a living area, dining table and chairs, as well as a half bath.

Hyatt Centric Master Suite 11

I liked the furniture in this room.

Hyatt Centric Master Suite 10

The dining area had even more bottled water.

Hyatt Centric Master Suite Half Bath 1

The half bath was to the left of the living area. It had a huge counter and more space than the master bathroom.

Hyatt Centric Master Suite Half Bath 2

The toilet was in the far corner.

Hyatt Centric Master Suite Half Bath 3

Big shelves were across from the toilet. The top one housed this cool figurine.

Hyatt Centric Lima Restaurant

Public Areas & Amenities

The hotel has a fitness center, two lobby restaurants (including a coffee bar called Awake Deli and Isidro Bistró Limeño), a rooftop bar, and an outdoor pool.

Hyatt Centric Lima Rooftop Bar

Celeste Solar Bar (on the roof) offered lots of space and some great views of the area.

Hyatt Centric Lima Rooftop Pool

The pool was to the right of the bar. It was on the smaller side and offered some lounge chairs and umbrellas.

Hyatt Centric San Isidro Fitness Center

The fitness center was small, but functional.

Overall Impression:

I enjoyed my stay overall at the Hyatt Centric San Isidro Lima even though I had to wait for my room well past check-in time. The hotel offers a great mix of amenities, convenient location, and modern design.

(Fitness Center Image Credits: Hyatt.)

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