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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The room was clean and tidy. The food is excellent, Fiotella is an excellent cook! The village was very quiet as it was the low season. A great 1st stop of our Peru trip! Consistent spot for surfing left and right waves, be careful of the urchins!

Thank Claire R
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

We went for part of our honeymoon July 2016. The trip there from Lima was a bit scary at night if you go through the city. The costal highway is better. The hotel is very nice. The owner Antonio is amazing. He looks after everything and is kind and attentive. The food cooked by Antonio (breakfast) and his wife (lunch/dinner)... More 

Thank mkiberd
Daytona Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

Very nice place. Food was great. Antonio and Fruella were really nice. You should definitely try her ceviche. The break at San Bartolo can get a bit crowded. Added to that is that there are quite a few longboarders and even worse - paddleboarders. That said, we had a good time. Caught a lot of good waves. There are a... More 

Thank 88paulr2016
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 December 2015

We stumbled onto the hotel as a wind-down after tripping round South America. We were met and transferred from the airport and delivered to our room and welcomed with the best beef we have ever eaten! Woke up to a lovely view of the surf and a fresh and healthy breakfast. The cooking for the 4 nights and 5 days... More 

Thank Casalli
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
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Reviewed 7 November 2015

Accommodation was very clean (housekeeping each day), bright and exceedingly comfortable, food exquisite for all 3 meals (excellent cook with fresh fish etc. each day), in addition to breakfast, surfing right outside, 3 breaks to choose from all within short 5 minute stroll on ocean side, worth the hour trip south of Lima away from crowds, Antonio, the owner, absolutely... More 

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Augsburg, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We really liked the stay at the surfcamp. Everything was perfect, and the people were so nice and courteous. The dinner and lunch was perfect, maybe the best what we got in Peru!!! Thanks for everything, we always would go back there and just can recommend the surfcamp to everybody!!!

Thank Surfer539
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Fantastic place ,excellent food,great place,good surf!!friendly local surfers,friendly town great getaway......not much to do in the winter time just surf and read a book ,uncrowded surf great breaks ,In walking distance ,driving to ten minutes and u ll see anther ten breaks,,,

Thank propetya
San Diego, California
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 8 June 2015

More of a B & B vibe with only a handful of rooms. Antonio and his family are gracious hosts. Located right by two breaks in San Bartolo and also by Penascal Point if it's big enough. Antonio is a wealth of local surf knowledge and is happy to share it with you. He took the time to show us... More 

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47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 June 2015

Penascal Surf Hotel is great, right on the ocean, and Antonio, the owner, is helpful about surfing advise for the surf immediatly in front of the hotel, but not helpful with advise about other spots. The food was great, and the rooms very clean. We had some unpleasant odor from one bathroom and the mattresses are foam mattresses. It is... More 

Thank AW1008
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2015

I stayed at Penascal Surf Hotel for five nights during my recent vacation to Peru. The hotel owner, Antonio, helped arrange for a taxi to pick me up from the airport. My room was very clean and comfortable. Meals are included and prepared by Antonio's wife, Fiorella (who is a very talented chef!). I enjoyed practicing my Spanish with Fiorella... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Golf Course
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Penascal Surf Hotel in San Bartolo beach was created to provide you with the genuine Peruvian Surfing experience.PSH is a unique opportunity for those who want to discover new surfing breaks and to keep their costs down. With five breaks in walking distance and several other breaks around here you will be able to stay wet all day with no crowd guaranteed. SURF EXPEDITIONS to world class waves for more advanced surfers. Include bilingual expert Surf Guide, Van, fuel; ocean-view suite right on the break. Guided surf tours to Chicama (longest wave in the world) and Pacasmayo, Cabo Blanco, Organos, Mancora; Cerro Azul and San Gallan. Trips to the Magic Mountains (Macchu Picchu) and the Rain Forest. If you are tired of traveling and, before knowing Peru, you want to rest, relaxing, surfing or just eating fresh fish, you must stay at Penascal Surf Hotel. Surfing School, Surfboards and Wetsuits are available. Ideal waves for beginners. You can start any day you want!!!We served homecooked lunch and dinner, fresh sea food beacuse its all caught daily by local fisherman, freshness and quality are guaranteed. Also excellent Vegetarian Meals. COOKING LESSONS: Experience and learn how to cook the most important dishes of a culture that has more than 1000 years of legacy from mixing many techniques and ingredients from many parts of the world. Taste the fruits of your labor at the end of your lesson. We will prepare dishes such as Ceviche (the famous Peruvian fish dish), Aji de Gallina (rice with chicken in a garlic sauce) or arroz con pollo, Papa a la Huancaina, Lomo Saltado, and desserts. We will give you the tips , secret and will teach you how you cook always talking spanish with a glass of bear or wine , by giving an authentic experience of Peruvian culture and lifestyle with a peruvian family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penascal Surf Hotel

Address: Avenue Las Palmeras 258 | Peñascal, San Bartolo, Lima, Peru
Region: Peru > Lima Region > Lima > Chorrillos
Price Range: $88 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Penascal Surf Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Choose room near the beach .Surfers will enjoy nearby breaks like Punta rocas and others in adition to local surf spot San Bartolo with at least 2 points”
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