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Gran Hotel Bolivar vs Second Home Peru

Both Gran Hotel Bolivar and Second Home Peru are highly recommended by experts. On balance, Second Home Peru ranks significantly higher than Gran Hotel Bolivar. Second Home Peru comes in at 82 with approval from 7 reviewers including Lonely Planet, The Telegraph and Frommer's.

Gran Hotel Bolivar
Gran Hotel Bolivar
7 / 10
Jr de la Union 958, Plaza San Martin, Lima, Peru
From $60 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"Built in 1924, the venerable Bolívar stands guard over Plaza San Martín. Rooms retain an old-world grandeur, and the Presidential Suite, despite its name, is a bargain."
BlackBook BlackBook
"For those that shun modern hotel chains in favor of places with some history, you probably already know that "classic" is often code for "seen better days"."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"For anyone chasing the retro atmosphere of a gilded age, check out this venerable 1924 hotel on the Plaza San Martín." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"The rooms are spacious, but a bit dog-eared. The hotel compensates for the worn upholstery by charging very reasonable rates. " Full review
Second Home Peru
Second Home Peru
8 / 10
Domeyer 366 , Barranco, Lima 04, Peru
From $135 /night
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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Frommer's Frommer's
"To my mind, it's one of the coolest and best-value places to stay in all of Peru." Full review
Insight Guides Insight Guides
"This lovely guesthouse, once an artist’s mansion, has five beautiful rooms, some with wide Pacific views."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"With a fairy-tale feel, this lovely five-room Bavarian-style casona has claw-foot tubs, sculpted ironworks, a swimming pool and breathtaking views of the ocean." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"Previously the home of Peruvian sculptor Victor Delfin, who still keeps a studio and gallery on-site, Second Home Peru is the guesthouse everyone would want to know about (but doesn’t)." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"With eight rooms to its name, Second Home is a vibrant, smart guesthouse and gallery in boho Barranco." Full review
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