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Gran Hotel Bolivar

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay at the Gran Bolivar and applaud the excellent staff who have been running the hotel as a collective whilst waiting for a new owner. The place is an absolute piece of history and the hotel bar worth a visit to enjoy it's signature drink, Pisco Sour. The fact that the air conditioning in the entire hotel...

Thank fredhardman
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place!!! It's in the most beautiful square in the historic centre, just walking distance to all the main attractions including Santa Domingo The lobby has a 1920s ford car by reception All the features are original 1920s and it's very affordable It's so romantic and for very little money you can stay in a presidential suite the size...

1Thank Ashy108
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I will review this hotel as more of an attraction than an actual hotel since we did not stay here, only visited for a short while. It is located right across from the Plaza de San Martin a beautiful plaza/park boasting with lots of history which can be found everywhere you look. There is even a 1920's car inside the...

2Thank Luv2travel101974
Key west
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I cancelled our reservation in Miraflores as we had a return visit back to Lima. To experience central or historic Lima. Remind you we stayed in 6 local hotels prior to this Terre Verde chain being the best. Hotel is in a good location. It does have its charm and elegance. Definitely shown by the furniture and fixtures. But in...

1Thank AAAkeywet
Round Rock, Texas
Reviewed 7 February 2017

When visiting Lima, it seems so many people neglect the city center for more touristy locations like Miraflores. During a recent trip, we found a hidden gem in the Gran Hotel Bolivar. It is in a fantastic location in the heart of Lima - just a short walk from the Plaza de Armas. Actually, we had a room overlooking the...

Thank Shane7770
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I stayed in the Gran Bolivar Hotel 27 years ago. It has visibly aged like me. It has great central location but renovation would be costly so the hotel is just getting older year by year. For $60 we got a room without air conditioning and toilet that we had to flush with a garbage pail filled with water from...

Thank Stanislaw T
Corpus Christi, Texas
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This hotel is unique. Some reviewer I had read compared it with the Grand Budapest Hotel of movie fame -- I think there is some accuracy in that. Famous in its day and no significant capital outlays, updating, or investments have been made in it since. So why the 4-stars? Two answers: 1. its unique charm, 2. Where else in...

1Thank Hans S
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Those of you asking to see renovations, don't hold your breath. The Gran Bolivar Hotel is being put up for auction on January 24, 2017 by the municipality of Lima because the present owner has not paid back taxes.

2Thank Vinoyqueso
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I read the reviews that excitingly welcomed in a trip to yesteryear. I have travelled widely in Central and South America and love the old town centres that aren't carbon copies of middle class blah. So I booked and stayed 2 nights. The hotel met my expectations. Grand, old, charming. It really is like stepping back in time. A forgotten...

1Thank Onesimusmaximus
Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

OK so a few celebs stayed here in past years. This stately pile needs to wise up and upgrade before it's too late. Decent junior suite half rack price through internet booking service. Good size rooms but cracked sink and oh so tired fixtures and fittings. I'll go for a modern hotel on the coast next visit.

Thank munrotop

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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: ₹ 3,760 - ₹ 6,418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gran Hotel Bolivar 3*
Number of rooms: 277
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Gran Hotel Lima
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#22 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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