Hotel B Lima (Hotel Barranco)
Hotel B became Lima’s first arts-boutique hotel in 2013. Designed by French architect Claude Sahut in belle époque style, this ornate, Lima luxury hotel was built in 1914 and was formerly a seaside mansion retreat for Peruvian politicians during the presidency of Augusto Leguia and is the best luxury hotel Barranco has to offer.
Bohemian Barranco District
Snuggled into the heart of the Barranco district, this extraordinary restored mansion is one of finest Lima luxury hotels. A haven for travelers seeking an authentic historic atmosphere, this 17-suite vintage hotel in Barranco embodies the elegance of the 1920s and opens the door for contemporary explorers to immerse themselves in Lima’s modern social and cultural scene.
Historic Art in Lima
This unique Lima luxury hotel is within close walking distance of the Mario Testino Art Museum and several other art galleries. The Barranco district is the most artsy in Lima and is now home to several of Peru’s most well known musicians, artists, and designers. Gallerist Lucia de la Puente, nobel prize-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa, and celebrated Peruvian photographer Mario Testino are a few of the many noteworthy individuals that have resided in the Barranco district in the not-so-distant past.
Within the main house at Hotel B is an impressive art collection with close ties to the Lucia de la Puente gallery. Guests that are fortunate enough to stay at this Lima luxury hotel can stroll through the historic hallways and enjoy private viewings of the collection.
Each of the rooms at Hotel B can be accessed by using the original early 20th century key. There are three primary floor plans in this extraordinary hotel Barranco: Atelier, Alposento, and Alcoba. All of spacious rooms feature high ceilings, private bathrooms, and distinctive architectural and design features that capture the ambiance of Old Lima.
Relais & Chateaux
Exuberant, artsy, and undeniably unique, this Relais & Chateaux Lima luxury hotel offers travelers a privileged opportunity to experience what life was like for the wealthiest Peruvian aristocrats in the early 20th century. Hotel B is not only the most sophisticated hotel in Barranco, but is also gaining recognition as one of the most extraordinary boutique hotels in Peru.
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