This nicely restored Tudor mansion, formerly the home and gallery of Peruvian sculptor Victor Delfin, is one of the best values for mid-range hotels in Lima. Lima's original boutique hotel, the property sits near the edge of the Costa Verde. Although there are breathtaking views from the terraces and patios, for the most part this place has gone unnoticed. There's an impressive collection of artwork and original detail inside, like Louis XV-style claw-footed bathtubs in every wood-floored room. Reserve in advance for the three Mirador rooms with private ocean-facing terraces. The location is just a short walk from Barranco's famed Puente de los Suspiros, and the Bajada de los Baños, a restaurant-lined walkway that leads down to the beach.
- Nicholas Gill