Hotels in Peru
Susy Dyson, a Peruvian of English descent, became Peru’s first supermodel 30 years ago in Paris, had a career as an actress and singer, and then quit the jet set to move home to Lima and have a family.
A leaf-green door marks this four-story hostel, which has few frills but plenty of party atmosphere in its Miraflores neighborhood.
A block block from the historic Plaza de Armas, the latest carbon-neutral property from Peruvian hotel group Inkaterra is secreted behind a massive green door on tiny Plazuela Las Nazarenas, which it shares with the famous Hotel Monasterio and the Museo de Arte Precolombino.
From afar, this leisure hotel looks like a secret lab from a Bond film—a low white building with 123 guest rooms nestled on the craggy shore of Esteves Island on Lake Titicaca.
Adjacent to the Paracas Nature Reserve on Peru’s central coast, this resort hotel offers beach views of the protected reserve’s coastline. The 120 bright and spacious rooms feature bamboo walls, decorative Incan textiles, and private terraces.
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.
Stay in one of the 4-star bungalows.
Here, chef Virgilio Martínez Véliz delivers a tasting menu that includes updated Peruvian classics such as braised baby goat leg with herbs from his rooftop garden.
The bright yellow and orange lobby with formal mirrors and Peruvian murals of market scenes welcomes guests at this 1940s-built Arequipa hotel. Its 88 guest rooms are outfitted with caramel leather chairs, flat-screen televisions, and intricately carved headboards.
At the foot of Machu Picchu and on the banks of Vilcanota River, Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel is a 60 room, family-owned hotel. Dedicated to serving exotic and unusual cuisine blending the flavors of South Peru, the hotel is a testament to everything worth discovering in this remarkable locale.
The exceptionality of Marriott's Lima property is apparent from a distance: it’s housed in an eye-catching 25-story glass tower that was built, optical illusion-style, by the US-based Arquitectonica to resemble an enormous arch.
This cheery hotel offers an agreeable combination of comfort and convenience—and spectacular views of the Pisac ruins. The buildings are a rainbow of mustard yellow, tomato red, and turquoise; the chapel is painted a deep rose.