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Novi Sad, Serbia
Reviewed 27 March 2012

On a first view, hotel seems quite nice. Old-fashioned and stylish. But when you enter the room, all magic disappears. Toilet was horrible and room was like it has never been renovated since opening before 100 years. Breakfast was also very poor for a hotel with 4 stars. I think that Lima has much better hotels for the same price....

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 24 March 2012

I read about this hotel on tripadvisor before I went, so I felt like I knew what to expect. A lot of the reviews here say the same thing I would say - it's a gorgeous hotel with a lot of charm. The room was very large and classy. The location was perfect for us - it's right on the...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 21 March 2012

Beautiful glass dome, nice lobby. Location in downtown Lima is excellent. That's it. Hotel is outdated. Rooms are big, the furniture is uncomfortable, the bed is hard. If you happen to stay on a night when the ball room is in use, it is really loud. Plumbing is old, hot water not always available. There is no A/C. No hair...

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Checked-in round 1pm, wanted to take a shower but... No water at all!!! Only after I asked for a menager of hotel, water came! Broken and VERY OLD toiletseat, bathtub old, rusty, rooms not redecorated or renovated for decades. The only positive side of hotel is location and very nice lobby, but corridors and all the rest look like from...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 18 February 2012

On a two-night business trip to Lima, I wanted a location close to the historic district, so I could walk around during my limited time off. I like historic properties, so I chose the Gran Hotel Bolivar, being wiling to compromise on amenities. Upon arrival, I saw the majestic external structure, the stained glass ceiling, and the Model T Ford...

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Krakow
Reviewed 31 January 2012

Nice, old style hotel in the real heart of Lima. And actual its location and style (end of XIX I think - also the rooms) was what I liked the most. It makes your visit to Lima more.. exotic. Bathroom – also old style - looked nice but I would expect better shower and some A/C. As mentioned - street...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 January 2012

I visited this hotel on a stop-over from Amsterdam to Santiago de Chile. It truly is a grand hotel, from the glass dome that you enter the hotel through, to the Ford Model T, natural stone hallways and restaurant. Yes, the hotel might be past its prime a bit, but my room was very classy (wooden flooring, the hotel initials...

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New Hudson, Michigan
Reviewed 16 January 2012

My husband and I enjoyed our one night stay at Gran Hotel Bolivar. Our room was clean and charming. We both agreed it felt like we were staying the night on the Titanic because it was unchanged in its decor which we loved. We anticipated this due to other negative posts about the lack of updating the hotel provided, however...

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Ireland
Reviewed 11 January 2012

Really nice hotel, good city center location, really old world with nice rooms, good amenities and good staff. Great place to stay. Not a massive amount of things to do in Lima but that dosent take from the hotel.

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Reviewed 31 December 2011

This hotel is very impressive visually. The service was average from all staff and the check in process was quite slow. They asked if we wanted a room with a view, we assumed a view of the beautiful plaza but instead got a view of an ugly building over the road. Definitely ask for an inside room to avoid the...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Breakfast included
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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: ₹ 3,666 - ₹ 6,416 (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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#13 Best Value Hotel in Lima
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“Get room facing inside of the hotel for less street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles stanislawt2014, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I would only book the Presidential Suite -- Go ahead splurge!”
  • Yes that is a rotary telephonein the bathroom
  • view from one of the balconies
  • Desk area of Presidential Suite
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles stephendK8502WP, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Interior rooms are nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles alomsastnx, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book the Presidential Suit”
 of 5 bubbles JDG764, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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