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Gran Hotel Bolivar vs Sonesta Hotel El Olivar

Both Gran Hotel Bolivar and Sonesta Hotel El Olivar are highly recommended by writers. Overall, Sonesta Hotel El Olivar is the choice of most writers compared to Gran Hotel Bolivar. Sonesta Hotel El Olivar comes in at 81 with recommendations from 7 publications such as Gayot, Travel + Leisure and DK Eyewitness.

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
Sonesta Hotel El Olivar
Sonesta Hotel El Olivar
7 / 10
Pancho Fierro 194, San Isidro, Lima, Peru
From $70 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus
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Fodor's Fodor's
"Standing at the edge of an old olive grove, this luminous hotel has one of the most relaxed settings in San Isidro." Full review
Oyster Oyster
Upscale
"The 134-room Sonesta El Olivar is a high-end choice in the upscale residential neighborhood of San Isidro." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"Among Lima's most polished hotels, the Sonesta Posada del Inca chain's El Olivar is a low-rise beauty with a modern country club atmosphere." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Surrounded by gnarled olive trees, this Sonesta hotel is located in a quiet residential neighborhood, just a 15-minute walk from Lima Golf Club and the ancient Huaca Huallamarca pyramid." Full review
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"El Olivar is located just across from Lima’s centuries-old olive grove."
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Rooms can be a little ordinary so be sure to ask for one overlooking the grove.
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