Best hotels and hostels in Lima

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    Quinta Miraflores

    Run by an effervescent Italian, this lovely Mediterranean-style home welcomes visitors to enjoy a real retreat in the heart of busy Miraflores. There are just four elegant rooms, each decked out with fun period pieces and thoughtful touches like thick robes, large desks and a cheat sheet of city tips. Breakfast is served in the garden or in your room.

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    Hotel Autor II

    Follow the surfer riding the two-story wave up the curving staircase. Mere blocks from the water, this next-generation boutique hotel is elegant without the fuss. In a stately alabaster home with contemporary style and artwork, rooms are on the small side, but well designed with storage areas, convenient lighting and plugs, and small desks. Service is attentive.

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    Villa Barranco

    The kind of effortlessly beautiful but comfortable old house that instantly feels like home. This Barranco boutique hotel is brimming with style, from the clever decor to the garden with hummingbirds dive-bombing the honeysuckle. Rooms are spacious, some with claw-foot tubs, and garden access. The best feature is a gorgeous rooftop bar for enjoying pisco sours with friends.

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    Country Club Lima Hotel

    Set on a sprawling lawn dotted with palms, this regal hotel occupies one of Lima’s finest buildings, a sprawling 1927 structure built in the Spanish tradition. Clad in colorful tiles, wood-beam ceilings and replica Cuzco School paintings, its signature feature is a round stained-glass atrium where breakfast is served. The 83 rooms replete with amenities range from luxurious to opulent.

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    Hotel de Autor

    Why can't every hotel be like this? Service is personal, breakfasts are satisfying, and the style is modern, with authentic travel memorabilia to help guide and inspire your journey throughout Peru. Rooms are spacious, all with king-size beds, luxuriant linens and writing desks. Balconies and claw-foot tubs add a dose of romance on this quiet, centrally located cul-de-sac.

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    Miraflores Park Hotel

    The best of Lima’s small luxury hotels, this Belmond property offers a glorious oceanside setting and every frill. The spiral grand staircase, a gorgeous library, spa services and an infinity pool help foster the fairy-tale atmosphere. Tragaluz, the on-site restaurant, is a hot spot for local 30 to 40 year olds, with art-house decor, international cuisine and a champion bar person.

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    Second Home Perú

    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. Run by the children of artist Victor Delfín, it features private gardens with his taurine sculptures, works of other artists and a sculpting studio that's available for rent. Credit cards accepted.

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    Casa Cielo

    A beautiful option that's centrally located, offering top-notch service and great value. The look is modern Andino, with ceramic bulls and Mario Testino photographs set against a neutral palette. Rooms feature hypoallergenic pillows, double-pane windows and safe boxes. À la carte breakfasts are served at a top-floor cafe.

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    Casa Republica

    On the wide boulevard that evokes Barranco's former grandeur, this stately 1920s Republican-style home sashays onto the hotel scene. Inside, there's a playful tension between classic design and modern accents, with stained glass, chandeliers and marble baths juxtaposed with angular Scandinavian furniture and brash contemporary art. Rooms are very comfortable, with full amenities and king-sized beds; some have bathtubs.

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    1900 Backpackers

    A downtown hot spot, this old mansion designed by Gustavo Eiffel is revamped with modern design touches, though it maintains the marble floors and other turn-of-the-century flourishes. For a hostel it’s downright gorgeous. Rooms are smart and simple, with bunks side by side. There’s a tiny kitchen and cool common spaces, such as a pool room with a bar and a red chandelier.

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    JW Marriott Hotel Lima

    The lively five-star Marriott has a superb seafront location by the LarcoMar shopping mall, ideal for watching paragliders floating outside the glass walls. The rooms sparkle and sport every amenity (though wi-fi costs extra): think minibar, plasma TV and whirlpool bath. There is also an executive lounge, restaurants, a bar, a casino and an open-air tennis court, sauna and pool.

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    Libre

    New in 2018, this design hotel is further proof that the renovation of Miraflores is well underway. Guests are greeted by a playful Jade Rivera mural upon entering. Rooms are small but well kitted out, with double-pane windows blocking street noise, coordinated linens, glass showers and big flat-screen TVs. It has an 8th-floor rooftop terrace, a restaurant and 24-hour room service.

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    Hostal El Patio

    On a quiet side street just steps from Parque Kennedy, this gem of a guesthouse is named for its plant-filled courtyard with a trickling fountain. With a cheery English- and French-speaking owner, it features small, spotless rooms with cast-iron beds and colonial-style art. A few are equipped with small kitchenettes and minifridges. Check the website for special offers.

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    Pariwana

    This well-heeled and central party hostel has proved a hit with the international backpacker crowd. It's full service, with tours on offer, an on-site cafe and a lovely roof deck with shady seating. Doubles with hairdryers feel all grown up. The complimentary earplugs are an unsubtle tip-off, but you probably didn't come here to rest. There are some women-only dorms.

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    Tryp

    This Melia property updates the international chain hotel with hipster sensibilities: a smart, contemporary style, bicycles to borrow and bluetooth speakers. The 140 rooms are spread over 10 floors, each with a safe, minibar and huge flatscreen TV. There's also 24-hour room service, a gym and heated rooftop lap pool. There is a restaurant in the glass lobby.

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    3B Barranco B&B

    Cool, clean and modern, this service-oriented lodging is a traveler favorite. A common area charged with Warholesque pastiche art leads to 16 minimalist rooms that feature plush heather-gray bed covers, flatscreen TVs and granite vanities. Windows with blackout curtains open on to lightboxes of tended greenery. Good value, especially if you book direct.

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    Casa Nuestra

    With cool decor, murals and retro poster art, this sweet home sits on a peaceful, shady side street. It provides a great base for exploring Barranco, and offers discounts for long stays. The 2nd-floor rooms are best – 1st floor digs remain a step behind in terms of renovation. There's kitchen access and a lovely roof deck. By reservation only.

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    Hotel Ibis

    This French hotel chain is a good option with a great location, a chic Ikea-style look, blackout curtains and soundproof windows. The hotel is cleverly divided into smoking and nonsmoking floors; all rooms are on the small side. Biodegradable toiletries and water-saving policies are a plus. Breakfast is extra, at a full-service 1st-floor cafe.

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    Inka Frog

    Targeted at mature hostel-goers wanting private rooms, this subdued and friendly property features ample and spotless modern rooms with fans and flat-screen TVs. Those on a cute roof patio feature air-conditioning at no extra cost. Beware: two rooms have bathrooms accessed via the hallway. Staff is helpful and the street is refreshingly quiet.