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Gran Hotel Bolivar

Jr de la Union 958 | Plaza San Martin, Lima, Peru
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite being a little overpriced, we had a nice lunch. We ordered 2 ceviches, 1 main dish and a salad. All for 2 people. It was much more than we would have expected and too much for 2. The price was high, but we were happy overall with the quality of the food and the service.

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Silverthorne, CO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived in Lima at 0600 and got to the hotel by 0700, had booked online before leaving USA. Was allowed early check in. Room included a sitting area and two twin beds. Beds clean although mattresses are hard. Lima drivers like their car horns and location was a little noisy. Good value and in center of old downtown Lima. Recommended.

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If this place had around £1M spent on it would be a stunning place. There is charm her but it has been left to go off a bit. Now that is partly its own fault but partly the fault of the travel guides that say give Lima a miss and many people do. The Peru travel board should be singing... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This hotel is absolutely beautiful from the outside. It sits proudly in the second of Lima's two most impressive 'plazas'. It's a very short walk from the plaza mayor, too, so it really is well situated. It's a nice enough place: I'm not sure I could ever justify returning while its prices remain the same, though. Breakfast is nothing special... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights in the Presidential Suite. It has seen better days but the rooms were huge and gave a feel of what it must have been like in it's full pomp. One large balcony and 2 smaller ones, The bedroom balcony looking out on to the Plaza St Martin. The air conditioning could have worked more efficiently, the... More 

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Bruxelles
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We spent one night at the Gran Hotel Bolivar in August 2014. The location is ideal, next to all the main attractions in Lima’s city centre. The hotel itself is an institution in Lima. It is one of the first luxurious hotels in Lima, and a lot of famous artists and politicians have stayed there in the past (such as... More 

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Dołuje Mierzyn, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

I have spent here two nights only, beacause I was going further. Overall, I think it is a nice płace to stay while visiting Lima. It is located near in a city center, thats why its easy to sightseeing all the main buildings. Whole hotel looks nice and clean but I prefer something modern. You can feel, that the time... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I checked into my $85 single, and then asked if a balcony room was available. For $110 I am now in a suite with 2 balconies overlooking the square watching a great live band. The room is top notch for its age and price . In Miraflores you get a boring hi rise. Sure there's some noise. That's life in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Very well positioned hotel that is stuck in a sort of time warp. The hotel has an old world charm that has decided to stay that way rather than update itself. Having said that, the rooms are a good size and the breakfast provided is also of good value. Stay here for the location only.

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