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My husband and I booked this hotel using credit card points so it was free for us, which was a good choice since I wouldn't recommend paying the full $80/night rate for this place. The building was charming to be sure with its beautiful rotunda...More
We were looking forward to staying at Hotel Bolivar but were very disappointed when given a room previously inhabitated by a smoker. There were 3 clean ashtrays in the bedroom. When we asked to be moved we were told all the rooms were the same...More
My partner and I stayed at the Bolivar for two nights. We were spending two nights in Lima at the start and another two nights at the end of our trip. We decided to spend the first two in Lima Centro because of it's proximity...More
We booked this hotel for a crazily cheap price and we went expecting the worst.....but we loved it!!!! It's totally old school, and yes it has faults.....including that it said in our room not to use the plug sockets (crazy!). But, my goodness, you pay...More
May found us in Peru for 2 weeks. Night one after arrival we stayed at the Hotel Gran Bolivar in Lima.
Nice foyer/front desk area very grand looking. That's where the positives stop however.
We are not picky travelers, we have stayed in some rough...More
Response from fredhardman | Reviewed this property |
The area where Gran Bolivar is located is reasonable but it does get a little dangerous the further you go from the square.Miraflores is more of seaside location but you need to take care there as well.