Hotel B

Location: Lima & The Desert Coast | Peru

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

This uber-stylish Relais & Chateaux hotel, housed in an elegant Belle Epoque mansion, offers boutique luxury accommodation in buzzing and bohemian Barranco, a revitalised neighbourhood where you can tread in the footsteps of fashion photographer Mario Testino and Nobel Prize-winning writer Mario Vargas Llosa - an arty vibe which the hotel celebrates in its own art collection. Mixing local cultural traditions with cool contemporary flair, this hotel demands to be stayed at.

Perfect forTrendy stylesetters and arty types looking for a fashionable retreat.
In the know
  • Hotel B is housed in an elegant Belle Epoque mansion, and oozes history and stylish contemporary design 
  • Arty types will love it here - it even has its own art collection, and is surrounded by the museums and galleries of trendy Barranco, which you can enjoy on private viewings
  • Exquisite food and drink, including afternoon tea and Pisco Sours in the bar

Recommended for...

  • Boutique Hotel
  • Chic Design
  • Cultural Immersion
  • History & Heritage

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Hotel B graces the up and coming district of Barranco, half an hour from the centre of Lima.

Rooms at Hotel B

The stylish suites, in both the original mansion and the contemporary wing, each have unique touches, alongside plush beds, comfortable lounge areas and vintage furniture, with high ceilings. Balconies have views over the tranquil courtyard or out to the sea. The decadent bathrooms feature marble and glass, with rainshowers and, in some rooms, deep soak bathtubs. The fig and herb toiletries honour the mansion’s original fig tree.

Food & Drink

Dine at marble-top tables in Hotel B’s elegant restaurant, which serves gourmet Peruvian cuisine with Mediterranean touches in a traditional yet relaxed setting. Wash it down with Peruvian craft beers or a refreshing glass of South American wine, and sip Pisco Sours in the beautiful bar, where you can also tuck into fresh seafood on the terrace.

Enjoy daily Peruvian tea, or el lonche (a twist on the English tradition), on the terrace, or wherever you choose - the feast, including Peruvian sweets, seasonal fruits and homemade Peruvian hot chocolate, is included in your stay.

Facilities

There are some beautiful spaces in the hotel where you can admire the artworks and curl up on a colourful chair with an art book.

Activities at Hotel B

Check out the hotel’s very own art collection, and visit some of the many galleries nearby, including the Lucia de la Puente gallery, where guests can enjoy private viewings and special events. Mario Testino, who was born in Lima, founded the MATE association in Barranco, a platform for Peruvian art, which holds a permanent collection of his works. 

In and around Lima, there are also many churches, temples and historical ruins, or huacas, to explore, such as the Pucllana temple in the leafy garden district of Miraflores - also home to the stunning El Malecon clifftop walk, which is dotted with artworks and has amazing views over the Pacific Ocean (don't forget your camera!).

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Hotel location

Hotel B is half an hour from the centre of Lima, and the airport is 22km away.

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