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Manhattan Beach, CA
Reviewed June 27, 2012

The family was very hospitable and we enjoyed our time in this sleepy beach town but we did not get what we signed up for. The surf hotel itself was being remodeled so they put us up in a hostel about 15 mins away from their place. It was still ocean front and wasn't a bad place but they never...

Thank danielleybelle
Reviewed April 12, 2012

The place is great, we have a wonderful time there. BUT we reserve 2 double room with private bathroom and they give us 2 rooms without private WC and 1 room was double but the other was twin without any window :( We were very desapointed but we decided to stay because the place and the hospitality.

Thank traveleee
San Diego
Reviewed February 5, 2012

This family run house is right next to the ocean, with fantastic views of the stormy winter surf. The rooms were clean and warm. We had early morning breakfast on the deck by the ocean. The fishing village was sleepy at the time we visited, with no one around, giving us enough time to enjoy the peace and quiet. The...

1Thank Doctorbabaguy
Sedona, Arizona
Reviewed October 14, 2011

My wife and i stayed here for 3 days before going to Cuzco. We had an amazing time and wish we could stay longer. The accommodations are nice and the hospitality is outstanding. We were provided with amazing home cooked food with every meal. Antonio and family are very gracious host. The surf is just a short walk down to...

2Thank faithann2010
Reviewed October 14, 2010

This is a wonderful get a way from Lima. Its a quiet town with charm and beauty. Antonio, the owner takes care of you and insures that your needs are met. He's also a wonderful surfing teacher. I can't wait to go back.

1Thank Janner519
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed June 26, 2010

I went to San Bartolo to take a Surfing Lesson with Antonio Otello, the founder of the Penascal Surf Hotel this June. I showed up just in time for the ASP women's world tour which included viewing a session from the Peruvian world champion Sofia Mulanovich. After watching her heat Antonio took me out in the surf at Penascal. After...

1Thank mochilerosperu
Reviewed January 14, 2010

I can't praise this hostal enough. What a wonderful experience we had. The view was beautiful and the service was great. Antonio is an excellent host and his wife cooks up some tasty meals. We had breakfast on our veranda every morning..... I miss those breakfast rolls! Lunch and dinner were served in their dining room. I could go on...

Thank winterwren
Reviewed November 17, 2009

What this hotel may lack in amenities it MORE than makes up for in the wonderful hospitality of it's owners Antonio and his wife Fiorela. We wanted to try surfing during our trip to Peru and found Penascal Surf Hotel online. It was very easy to make arrangements, Antonio responded promptly and answered all our questions. It's located about an...

Thank nonedoneundone
Reviewed October 8, 2009

Right on the beach, spend 8 days at Penascal hotel...during winter time, but water is not as cold (65F) as here in California. surf great points right by the hotel at waking distance, there is San bartolo rights and left breaks, then there is Penascal 8-12 feet right break, and Huaico left short break, is small beach town with friendly...

Thank chinotello
Reviewed August 20, 2009

good place...literally 2 minute walk to surfing...Antonio is great... check out my photos at http://www.flickr.com/photos/anetamark/sets

1Thank RHCP
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Golf course
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Penascal Surf Hotel in San Bartolo beach was created to provide you with the genuine Peruvian Surfing experience.PSH is a unique opportunity for those who want to discover new surfing breaks and to keep their costs down. With five breaks in walking distance and several other breaks around here you will be able to stay wet all day with no crowd guaranteed. SURF EXPEDITIONS to world class waves for more advanced surfers. Include bilingual expert Surf Guide, Van, fuel; ocean-view suite right on the break. Guided surf tours to Chicama (longest wave in the world) and Pacasmayo, Cabo Blanco, Organos, Mancora; Cerro Azul and San Gallan. Trips to the Magic Mountains (Macchu Picchu) and the Rain Forest. If you are tired of traveling and, before knowing Peru, you want to rest, relaxing, surfing or just eating fresh fish, you must stay at Penascal Surf Hotel. Surfing School, Surfboards and Wetsuits are available. Ideal waves for beginners. You can start any day you want!!!We served homecooked lunch and dinner, fresh sea food beacuse its all caught daily by local fisherman, freshness and quality are guaranteed. Also excellent Vegetarian Meals. COOKING LESSONS: Experience and learn how to cook the most important dishes of a culture that has more than 1000 years of legacy from mixing many techniques and ingredients from many parts of the world. Taste the fruits of your labor at the end of your lesson. We will prepare dishes such as Ceviche (the famous Peruvian fish dish), Aji de Gallina (rice with chicken in a garlic sauce) or arroz con pollo, Papa a la Huancaina, Lomo Saltado, and desserts. We will give you the tips , secret and will teach you how you cook always talking spanish with a glass of bear or wine , by giving an authentic experience of Peruvian culture and lifestyle with a peruvian family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penascal Surf Hotel

Address: Avenue Las Palmeras 258 | Peñascal, San Bartolo, Lima, Peru
Location: Peru > Lima Region > Lima > Chorrillos
Price Range: $77 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Penascal Surf Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Lima
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“The hostel is very solid so the rooms are all very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Casalli, Dec 1, 2015 | Read review
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“We'd be happy with any room as its the views during the day that are the best!”
 of 5 bubbles Whitedogart, Jun 4, 2014 | Read review
“Ask for the bedroom with with the sea view if you like the sound of sea at night - but it is loud when there is big swell on the rocks.”
 of 5 bubbles andrewjenks, Nov 24, 2013 | Read review
“Choose room near the beach .Surfers will enjoy nearby breaks like Punta rocas and others in adition to local surf spot San Bartolo with at least 2 points”
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 of 5 bubbles Lempes, Sep 27, 2013 | Read review
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