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Review of 3B Barranco's - Chic and Basic - B&B

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3B Barranco's - Chic and Basic - B&B
Ranked #1 of 301 Lima B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
heatherjwalter
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“CLEAN CLEAN CLEAN”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2011

A clean linen, hot shower, soft bed oasis in the middle of dirty, smoggy lima.
Super friendly and inexpensive.
Not a speck of dust in sight!

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2011

This accomodation has everything . Clean rooms, great location, fantastic front staff a nice breakfast. It is rated highly and should be. I would recommend this to anyone!!

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Arkansas
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2011

The hotel is very good as the other reviews describe. I would definitely recommend the 3B to everybody.

To balance the image painted by the most of reviews, I'll mention some things that weren't covered in most of the reviews.

1. Noise does transfer between the upper and/or lower rooms. You'll feel like roommates. If you're a light sleeper you'll have to keep the windows closed.

2. There is no a/c not that you'll need it most days/nights.

3. They add an additional 4% (by adjusting the exchange rate) to your bill if you pay by non-Peruvian credit card. I would prefer that they raised room rates by $5 per night rather than have exchange rate adjustments added to the bill.

4. There is no room safe not that you'll need one.

5. Despite the low price, it's not a backpacker hotel.

After traveling for 26 years, this hotel was the best value of any hotel I've stayed at on 3 continents.

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank more_science
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2011

This place was a little off the beaten track but not far from the action. The staff was super friendly and extremely helpfu and always went above and beyond. Rooms are modern, not huge but more than enough room and hotel is airy and bright. Very safe, great breakfast which is included and lots of hot water.

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Kabina
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Kingston, Jamaica
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2011

The hotel is modern and very clean. The staff is extremely kind and helpful. The Barranco is a very safe and charming neighborhood and is the perfect base to explore Lima. The hotel is only 2 blocks away from the bautiful coast and there are plenty of nice restaurants and bars. I would also reccommend it for business trips.

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Monichini
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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2011

3B delivers; they say they are chic (very interesting design and use of space) and basic (everything they do, they do well, but they don't do everything. They do manage to keep their prices down, without making undeliverable promises). We loved the location because it's in a semi-residential area, with some terrific restaurants, interesting shops, and not a big tourist scene.

The design is really interesting; however, if you want elegance and luxury, you probably have to go to Miraflores. The staff was always helpful ... and more. Breakfast was made to order and fresh; after three days, they even added surprises to the menu now and then.

Perfect for our stay in Lima ... and we liked Lima a lot.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank EllenLake
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Brooklyn, New York
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46 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2011

This place is AMAZING! The people, the rooms the location...you are immediately one of the family. The best place to stay and Barranco is the coolest spot in LIMA.
They cooked each egg dish to order for breakfast! The warmest staff I have ever encountered we hugged and kissed goodbye. If you are going to Lima run to 3B you will be so happy.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank lovelyrita1
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Property: 3B Barranco's - Chic and Basic - B&B
Address: Jr. Centenario 130 | Barranco, Lima 04, Peru (Formerly 3B Barranco's Bed & Breakfast)
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Location: Peru > Lima Region > Lima
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 301 B&Bs / Inns in Lima
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — 3B Barranco's - Chic and Basic - B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a Chic and Basic B&B designed to provide travelers' basic needs. 3B is ideal for savvy travelers seeking value for money. With us you won't find the luxury or amenities of a big Hotel, but you will find a cozy and clean atmosphere, with a personalized service. Our basic amenities are designed for convenient and affordable modern travelers. Unfortunately our premises are not suitable for children under 12 years old nor groups larger than 4 people. ... more   less 
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