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Gran Hotel Bolivar

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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tijuana, mexico
Reviewed 24 April 2012

This grande dame of a hotel has seen far better days. What used to be a glittering hotel is now sad, dingy, and full of cockroaches. The cockroaches live inside the very old walls of the building- whenever we would walk into our room, we could see them make a beeline into the crevices of the door frame. To add...

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Finland
Reviewed 22 April 2012

We stayed two nights in Bolivar. Beautiful building, rooms should have bee updated, but we had very spacious room (bedroom, livingroom and toilet) huge. There was a lot of noice from the street (cars piipings). Breakfast was very simple, just juice, coffee, white bred and butter and marmelade. Good central place to walk and see many museums and main square...

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St. Albert, Canada
Reviewed 7 April 2012

This is a great place to stay in Lima. It has wonderful style elements such as the stained glass ceiling in the lobby and the highly polished brass and glass elevator. The rooms are furnished with antiques and have lovely touches such as the monogrammed brass door knobs. The lounge used for breakfast has a nice patio that looks out...

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Madeira Park, BC
Reviewed 5 April 2012

We paid for two nights, we were flying overnight plus, on arrival we were told as we didnt phone them and say we would not be there the night before, no rooms were available to us a party of 5. This was booked through a legitimate travel agency and how do you phone from mid air! After getting into it...

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Europe
Reviewed 5 April 2012

Many criticisms you hear of this hotel are true, but I loved every moment of my visit! I stayed at the Bolivar for three days during a two-week trip to Perú, and it was by far my favorite accommodation of the trip. For me, the selling points were the beauty of the building, the graciousness of the staff, and the...

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Novi Sad, Serbia
Reviewed 27 March 2012

On a first view, hotel seems quite nice. Old-fashioned and stylish. But when you enter the room, all magic disappears. Toilet was horrible and room was like it has never been renovated since opening before 100 years. Breakfast was also very poor for a hotel with 4 stars. I think that Lima has much better hotels for the same price....

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 24 March 2012

I read about this hotel on tripadvisor before I went, so I felt like I knew what to expect. A lot of the reviews here say the same thing I would say - it's a gorgeous hotel with a lot of charm. The room was very large and classy. The location was perfect for us - it's right on the...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 21 March 2012

Beautiful glass dome, nice lobby. Location in downtown Lima is excellent. That's it. Hotel is outdated. Rooms are big, the furniture is uncomfortable, the bed is hard. If you happen to stay on a night when the ball room is in use, it is really loud. Plumbing is old, hot water not always available. There is no A/C. No hair...

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Checked-in round 1pm, wanted to take a shower but... No water at all!!! Only after I asked for a menager of hotel, water came! Broken and VERY OLD toiletseat, bathtub old, rusty, rooms not redecorated or renovated for decades. The only positive side of hotel is location and very nice lobby, but corridors and all the rest look like from...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 18 February 2012

On a two-night business trip to Lima, I wanted a location close to the historic district, so I could walk around during my limited time off. I like historic properties, so I chose the Gran Hotel Bolivar, being wiling to compromise on amenities. Upon arrival, I saw the majestic external structure, the stained glass ceiling, and the Model T Ford...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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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: RM249 - RM378 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gran Hotel Bolivar 3*
Number of rooms: 277
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“Get room facing inside of the hotel for less street noise.”
stanislawt2014, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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.”
stephendK8502WP, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Interior rooms are nice and quiet.”
alomsastnx, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book the Presidential Suit”
JDG764, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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