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When visiting Lima, it seems so many people neglect the city center for more touristy locations like Miraflores. During a recent trip, we found a hidden gem in the Gran Hotel Bolivar. It is in a fantastic location in the heart of Lima - just...More
I stayed in the Gran Bolivar Hotel 27 years ago. It has visibly aged like me. It has great central location but renovation would be costly so the hotel is just getting older year by year. For $60 we got a room without air conditioning...More
This hotel is unique. Some reviewer I had read compared it with the Grand Budapest Hotel of movie fame -- I think there is some accuracy in that.
Famous in its day and no significant capital outlays, updating, or investments have been made in it...More
Those of you asking to see renovations, don't hold your breath. The Gran Bolivar Hotel is being put up for auction on January 24, 2017 by the municipality of Lima because the present owner has not paid back taxes.
I read the reviews that excitingly welcomed in a trip to yesteryear. I have travelled widely in Central and South America and love the old town centres that aren't carbon copies of middle class blah. So I booked and stayed 2 nights.
The hotel met...More
US$58 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
#13 Best Value Hotel in Lima
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Response from fredhardman | Reviewed this property |
The area where Gran Bolivar is located is reasonable but it does get a little dangerous the further you go from the square.Miraflores is more of seaside location but you need to take care there as well.