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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014
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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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Arequipa, Peru
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

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
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 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
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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
49 helpful votes 49 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

A hotel with character and some grand function rooms. The character includes somewhat threadbare carpets in places, patchy free WiFi and bathrooms in need of a little repair. However, everything worked adequately and the rooms were larger than I'd expected. Location is fantastic with Plaza st Martin (Jackson look-alike, street performers, political/philosophical speakers) literally on the doorstep and the main... More

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Southwold, United Kingdom
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306 reviews 306 reviews
60 hotel reviews
277 helpful votes 277 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was our second visit to this hotel, the last time wss five years ago, nothing has changed, in fact I doubt if a lot has changed in the last sixty years. It may have passed its heyday but we enjoyed its past splendour, The rooms are something from the past, the reception is as it was many years ago.... More

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is a pleasant but dated Hotel in Lima. We enjoyed the history and the once stately elegance of the hotel. I loved it for its old school charm but it would be nice if it was updated to modern standards. This was once a beautiful hotel and could be again with a great location. One thing to have here... More

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Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The hotel was once a great place but the rooms need better attention. Our room was so warm the fan barely worked. The linens were stained and the bathroom was so outdated. The toilet was falling apart. The noise at night is unbearable w loud club music and drunk people walking by the plaza. The front desk was not helpful... 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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