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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 5 September 2016

It was once and still is a beautiful hotel however the building and especially rooms are bit used. The main lobby is very representative. Staff super helpful! Room was s bit cold and the street outside made It little noisy in the early morning and up until late at night. The bathroom smelled really bad as well.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We have just returned from one night in Lima at the Gran Bolivar. The hotel is old and dated, the breakfast is not great and the noise from the idiots in Lima who insist on peeping their horns 24 hours a day can be infuriating. That said, with very little imagination you can see beyond the age of the hotel...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had high hopes for the Gran Hotel Bolivar, but unfortunately they were not met. The booking process was a little confusing, but there was a room waiting for us when we arrived. Our flight was late and when we got out of the cab our driver told us to go inside and not walk around at night, that the...

Thank DZKathrynE
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Is there anywhere else where you can stay the night in a genuine Presidential suite in a 100-year old hotel for just $180? With enough rooms to get lost in, three balconies, a comfortable, huge bed, fast wifi that works and enough glamour to recall the days when this was about the smartest hotel in South America? Of course the...

1Thank JDG764
Stillwater, OK
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We did not stay in this hotel. We stayed in an Airbnb but we had problems with train tickets we had purchased and needed to print, fill out and scan back a form. We walked in off the street and the front desk was gracious enough to allow us to use their computer to print the form and they scanned...

Thank Stacey R
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with my family for our one night in Lima. The front desk person, Elio Arrierta, was incredibly rude and disparaging at check in. We were about to leave the hotel based on how poorly Elio treated us at check in... This started the stay on a bad note. After, we were continually ripped off. They tried to...

Thank Lauren G
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I had the Best Pisco Sour and Ceviche in the World. Also unbelievable friendly attentive service. I would have lunch here every day. Check out the Lomo Saltado!! The decor and the view on the historical Center of the city of Lima is very pleasing. I warmly recommend that place.It is a little bit pricy but it worth it!!

Thank rgncrn
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

They prepare one of the better pisco sour in Lima. The hotel has a lot of history behind its walls. Many international famous people checked in there. It is very elegant. Is located in the center of Lima, near to the Main Square, Governance Palace and Cathedral.

Thank carlos m
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I stayed in this hotel in Lima for a day off at the end of a business trip. It is very centrally located in Lima's old city center. Let's start with a caveat: if you like to stay in a place surrounded by European and North American tourists sipping a low quality pisco sour while collectively reading the Lonely Planet...

2Thank Boris J
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Employee owned. Good service. Very elegant/vintage. Like stepping into the 1920s. Very clean although a bit aging. Large rooms. Beware, beds are very firm and could prove uncomfortable for many. Excellent view of Plaza San Martin from a window or balcony but with the view comes some street noise. Within walking distance of shopping, banking, dining, etc. Very nice bar...

Thank tjw30

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Additional Information about Gran Hotel Bolivar

Address: Jr de la Union 958 | Plaza San Martin, Lima, Peru
Region: Peru > Lima Region > Lima > Cercado de Lima
Price Range: €54 - €85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gran Hotel Bolivar 3*
Number of rooms: 277
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“I would only book the Presidential Suite -- Go ahead splurge!”
  • Yes that is a rotary telephonein the bathroom
  • view from one of the balconies
  • Desk area of Presidential Suite
 of 5 bubbles HansS642, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Call ahead and ask if a wedding or party is planned during your stay, and, if so, stay somewhere else if you expect to sleep before 4 a.m.”
 of 5 bubbles stephendK8502WP, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Interior rooms are nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles alomsastnx, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book the Presidential Suit”
 of 5 bubbles JDG764, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the street (like mine) can be quite noisy because of the single glass windows.”
 of 5 bubbles BorisJansen2014, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
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