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La Paz 1276, Miraflores, Lima, Peru (Miraflores)
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Ranked #18 of 211 Specialty lodging in Lima
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wood Ridge, New Jersey
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in May of 2014 at the beginning and at the end of our trip. The hotel is located in safe area of the city, 10-15 min walk from the busy center, 10-15 min walk from the boardwalk and Larcomar a fancy nearby mall. It has a nice courtyard, elevator and the service is accommodating. Breakfast consisted of... More

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a great hotel but perfectly adequate for one night. Everything very clean. Staff at front desk very helpful. Breakfast more "international" than we found in the rest of Peru i.e. a bit boring but perfectly adequate. Good location.

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Front desk staff did not make eye contact with us during the entire 3 days of our stay. Food was miserable. And the on site restaurant rarely had any business..understandably. Nobody working there appeared to want to be there. We were placed on the 3rd floor with the remaining rooms on our floor occupied by teenagers, slamming doors and yelling... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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119 reviews 119 reviews
22 hotel reviews
261 helpful votes 261 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We stayed there with our group. Probably we slept in the worst room of this boutique hotel on ground floor right beside the restaurant. That room shouldn’t have been given the guests. Anyways after long hours on the flight to Peru we slept without any distractions. Our friends were happy with their rooms. Other than world brand name hotels most... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

We had a one-night stay-over at El Tambo and were given room 303 right on the street. Cars and buses arrived all night until the early morning hours dropping off busloads full of guests. The guests were very noisy and banged doors and chatted in the corridor. The rooms are not sound proof and have no air conditioning. There are... More

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Portsmouth, England
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Nice hotel in a good location in a pleasant area of Lima (Miraflores). The breakfast was the best we had in Peru in the courtyard garden next to some lovely planting. Hummingbird's feed from the nearby flowers while you have your breakfast - lovely! The staff were very pleasant and can call the local money cahnger if you need to... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Small hotel in pleasant location in a safe area of Lima. We enjoyed the juiciest fresh fruit for breakfast next to the little garden. We watched a humming bird sucking nectar from the honeysuckle whilst we ate. The staff had little English but were very helpful. The only negative was the room insulation as we were disturbed by other guests... More

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
19 reviews 19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

My partner and I stayed here for a week over the New Year period. The location was good. It was easy to explore Miraflores and Barranco from the hotel and it was in a nice area. The hotel itself was fine, but nothing special. The room was nice and spacious with a double and single bed and a good bathroom... More

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273 reviews 273 reviews
57 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Entering the hotel you are lulled in to a false sense of security that the rooms are going to be OK. Check in and being told that the restaurant operates 24 hours, ones expectations are raised go to the room and reality hits home. A basic room, a shelf, a sorry excuse for a desk, no air conditioning, but don't... More

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Skien Norway
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37 reviews 37 reviews
37 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We were two couples staying two nights by start of January 2014. A safe and good location on Avenida la Paz. Nice and clean rooms and a good breakfast. Good wifi in reception area and good access to computers and printers. The staff was very helpful and serviceminded.The location in Miraflores is about 10 min walk to the main restaurant... More

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Address: La Paz 1276, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
Location: Peru > Lima Region > Lima > Miraflores
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