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Gran Hotel Bolivar

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Jr de la Union 958 | Plaza San Martin, Lima, Peru (Cercado de Lima)
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Ranked #85 of 200 Hotels in Lima
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No guest I imagine chooses to stay at the Gran Hotel Bolivar without knowing what to expect and what to enjoy. We arrived at 1 in the morning and the check in process was swift & efficient. So many different parts of the hotel are very much last century and therefore you are, without realising it, staying in an historical... More

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Truro, Massachusetts
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68 reviews 68 reviews
18 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is good for exploring Limas historic center. Hotel still a classic but well worn. Room was big, hot water and tv worked, felt secure. The included breakfast was average. The cocktail lounge is nice for a late day Pisco Sour and watching the people in Plaza San Martin. Good value. I also thought taxies to other areas of... More

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This once has been a nice hotel, but terrible bad now, staff is tired and unfriendly - breakfast a sad joke - I mean this hotel has the worst breakfast I had in years in any hotel, and most the rooms are very old falling apart and no hot water - !!!! I mean there is hot water in the... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this Hotel for its wonderful looking location and Grandeur. Both were correct. But have to say we were very dissapponted with the enthusiasm and welcome, or lack of by front desk staff. Not forthcoming with anything helpful regarding local attractions or bus tours or anything apart from one freindly young woman on Duty through the day and one young... More

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Arequipa, Peru
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel still shows the luxury in its hall and rooms though a renewal of carpets and TV's would do. The service was fine except for the doorman whose questions to let me in were kind of annoying after I was arriving from a party at 4 a.m. Downtown area is not as safe as Miraflores at night. All in... More

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Monument, Colorado
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at this hotel, but you will only enjoy it with the right expectations and are okay with its downsides. First this is downtown, which we really enjoyed, but not as set up for foreign tourists as miraflores is. Still lots of tourist things to see and do, and good resteraunts, but other than a few... More

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Frederikshavn, Danmark
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Gran hotel Bolivar bring back memories of old Lima. We have staged at the hotel several times and we love the atmosfære. We find the staff very kind and helpful . The rooms are huge with Nice parquet floors. Breakfast is good and sufficiente. Anyway we love the hotel it is placed right in the middle of historic Lima. Good... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We were at the end of our World Challenge expedition and arriving at Gran Hotel Bolivar was an amazing boost of morale for the group! The reception staff were amazing at English and helped us with all of our heavy rucksacks. After dealing out the wifi passwords. They told us the schedule for breakfast (included) and took us up to... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights in June and the location for sightseeing in the old town was fantastic. The hotel is very old and the architecture is simply incredible. We had breakfast included which was simple but satisfactory. For sightseeing all the amazing squares and original grand architecture this location is fantastic. Lots of great restaurants in... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Fabulous rooms for less than the price of a modern box hotel room. It's like being on set of The Shining, only with a Model T ford in the foyer! Their pisco sour was rotten, so use the specialist bar under the main hotel entrance. Great location, moody staff, faded grandeur and oodles of character. Room 332 if you have... More

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Address: Jr de la Union 958 | Plaza San Martin, Lima, Peru
Location: Peru > Lima Region > Lima > Cercado de Lima
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gran Hotel Bolivar 3.5*
Number of rooms: 277
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