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Gran Hotel Bolivar

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exeter, UK
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

A hotel that throws you back in time. We had a very quiet room facing the centre of the hotel and it was nice and close to the old centre of town. Good value and reminded us of the grand Budapest hotel.

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

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1Thank David H
Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Perfect for lovers of vintage charm. This place has history and soul. The staff is truly impressive. They went out of their way to help me when I needed it. The rooms are well lit, spacious, charming. I feel at home here and will always and only stay here when in Lima.

Thank alomsastnx
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 18 September 2016

After reading a lot of reviews I was torn. They all seemed sincere and some people were really disappointed with the place. I went with as open a mind as I could and I really liked it. I think if you stay in 5 star or even 4 star hotels of the modern variety you will be disappointed. On first...

3Thank MurTheExplorer
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel is a beautiful reminder of the grandeur that existed in the centre of Lima before the smart set departed to the upmarket suburbs. It has a splendid facade looking out over the wonderful San Martin square, which has wall to wall high quality buildings. It's right in the middle of the historic city centre and a wonderful base...

Thank Dec105
Hilltown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We travelled to Peru for a week long missions trip, and stayed the last two nights at the Gran Hotel Bolivar. Staff was very professional and very courteous - can't say enough good things about the staff. The hotel was a bit used as I saw in one review, but nonetheless very nice. It was clean and the water was...

Thank momofthreebux
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 5 September 2016

It was once and still is a beautiful hotel however the building and especially rooms are bit used. The main lobby is very representative. Staff super helpful! Room was s bit cold and the street outside made It little noisy in the early morning and up until late at night. The bathroom smelled really bad as well.

Thank GosiaM555
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We have just returned from one night in Lima at the Gran Bolivar. The hotel is old and dated, the breakfast is not great and the noise from the idiots in Lima who insist on peeping their horns 24 hours a day can be infuriating. That said, with very little imagination you can see beyond the age of the hotel...

Thank David A
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We had high hopes for the Gran Hotel Bolivar, but unfortunately they were not met. The booking process was a little confusing, but there was a room waiting for us when we arrived. Our flight was late and when we got out of the cab our driver told us to go inside and not walk around at night, that the...

Thank DZKathrynE
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Is there anywhere else where you can stay the night in a genuine Presidential suite in a 100-year old hotel for just $180? With enough rooms to get lost in, three balconies, a comfortable, huge bed, fast wifi that works and enough glamour to recall the days when this was about the smartest hotel in South America? Of course the...

1Thank JDG764

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Additional Information about Gran Hotel Bolivar

Address: Jr de la Union 958 | Plaza San Martin, Lima, Peru
Region: Peru > Lima Region > Lima > Cercado de Lima
Price Range: $78 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gran Hotel Bolivar 3*
Number of rooms: 277
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Also Known As:
Gran Hotel Lima
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#21 Best Value Hotel in Lima
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“Get room facing inside of the hotel for less street noise.”
stanislawt2014, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I would only book the Presidential Suite -- Go ahead splurge!”
  • Yes that is a rotary telephonein the bathroom
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  • Desk area of Presidential Suite
HansS642, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Call ahead and ask if a wedding or party is planned during your stay, and, if so, stay somewhere else if you expect to sleep before 4 a.m.”
stephendK8502WP, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Interior rooms are nice and quiet.”
alomsastnx, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book the Presidential Suit”
JDG764, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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