With approximately 50 distinct districts, each neighborhood in Lima offers varying accommodations to suit individual travelers. Depending on the atmosphere and price range you are looking for, there are multiple hotels in Lima that will enhance your experience.
For history-loving travelers who want to devote their time to exploring colonial buildings and historic plazas, the Lima Centro neighborhood has everything from cheap, clean hostels to high-end hotels overlooking all of Lima.
Hotels in the business and residential area, San Isidro, are best for business travelers interested in a quiet, luxurious stay. The area has many restaurants and bars to enjoy late into the evening and accommodations tend to cater to the middle and upper class.
For cultured travelers interested in delicious restaurants, happening clubs and excellent shopping, consider staying in the Miraflores neighborhood, which has some of the best hotels in Lima. Miraflores sit atop cliffs overlooking the beach the area is residential and packed with great restaurants, clubs and shops. For someone looking to go out at night and then return to some of the most fun-loving and easy-going hotels in Lima, Miraflores is a perfect option.
For artistic, fun-loving night owls, head straight to the more popular neighborhood of Barranco. The architecture and sights in this area appeal to the world's traveling artists. Inspiring by day and wild by night, Barranco is up-and-coming with some of the most friendly and colorful, chic hostels and budget hotels in Lima.
Scattered amongst the more well-known districts are the smaller neighborhoods of Chorrillos and Pueblo Libre. These neighborhoods tend to be a little less touristy. Both have lodging options that range from inexpensive to high end.
Outside of Lima, camping is also an option. Plenty of travel agencies and adventure shops can point you to the best camping sites and even help you rent gear so you don't have to drag huge packs around Lima. Camping in the wild outside of Lima should be done with caution: make sure you ask permission from the police or nearest landowner before pitching a tent. Never camp alone in Peru, especially on beaches, because if thieves don't get you the sandflies will.
Other Hotel pages in Lima that may be of interest: Callao Hotels, Chorrillos Hotels, Pueblo Libre Hotels, Central Lima Hotels, San Isidro Hotels, Lima Airport Hotels, Miraflores Hotels, San Borja Hotels and Barranco Hotels.