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CallaoPeru

Explore relaxing Callao: its food, live music, marina, and more!

Venture to top sights like Costa Verde as you discover Callao—a relaxing city also known for its restaurants.

Where to stay in Callao

Amazing view from our Airbnb of the Callao district of Lima, Peru. This area is unfortunately impacted by Peru’s multitude of tremors and earthquakes but there is still promise for rebuilding of infrastructure. I think fondly of the colorful buildings and the kindness of the locals we encountered. 
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La Perla

3/5(12 area reviews)

While La Perla isn't home to many top sights, Leyendas Park and Minka Shopping Centre are some notable places to visit nearby.

La Perla

Top Hotels in Callao

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Palmetto La Perla
Palmetto La Perla
3.5 out of 5
Av. La Marina 1090, La Perla, Callao
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $43 per night

Located in La Perla, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Leyendas Park, Minka Shopping Centre, and Plaza San Miguel Mall. Pontifical Catholic University of Peru ...

3.5/5Good! (93 reviews)
Close enough

"Our stay at Palmetto was brief but good we felt accommodated and the place was clean and decent. We needed a place to sleep and regroup for a few hours before heading back to the airport but I wouldn't have used it as my base for Lima. The neighborhood was sketchy at best but it was what we needed ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Palmetto La Perla
Holiday Inn Lima Airport
Holiday Inn Lima Airport
3.5 out of 5
Av. Tomas Valle s/n esq Av. Faucett, Centro Aereo Comercial - Callao, Callao
The price is $112 per night

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Plaza Norte Peru, Plaza San Miguel Mall, and Costa Verde. Plaza de Armas de Lima and Plaza San ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (929 reviews)
Welcome calm during a trying time at Lima Airport

"This hotel is very convenient to the airport, with clean and comfortable service. If I had a layover in Lima and needed to be close to the airport, I would recommend staying here. Due to COVID-19 and flight changes / airport closings, I was arrived very early in the morning the last day Lima airport ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Holiday Inn Lima Airport
Hotel Colonial
Hotel Colonial
3 out of 5
Jiron Santos Chocano 101, Bellavista, Callao

Located in Bellavista, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from National University of San Marcos and within 3 mi (5 km) of Leyendas Park and Costa Verde. Major National ...

2.1/5 (11 reviews)

"Staff is good. Place was dirty. Dirt on floor. Empty bottle in hallway. You will wake up to the sound of horns. It’s a crusty sex hotel basically for the local bros it seems like. Like I said staff is nice and helpful. Place is just crusty face. To be fair I did arrive at 2am and as the advertise ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2018

Hotel Colonial

Popular places to visit in Callao

Plaza San Martin
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Plaza San Martin

4.5/5(322 reviews)

Visit one of the most important parts of the city with a poignant statue of Peru’s liberator surrounded by elegant buildings.

Larcomar Shopping Center
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Larcomar Shopping Center

4.5/5(502 reviews)

Spend the day at this award-winning shopping center with an innovative design on the edge of a cliff that overlooks the Pacific Ocean.

Plaza de Armas de Lima
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Plaza de Armas de Lima

4.5/5(570 reviews)

Visit the birthplace of Lima. It has an antique fountain at its center surrounded by a majestic cathedral, a palace and colonial buildings.

Bridge of Sighs
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Bridge of Sighs

4.5/5(248 reviews)

Make a wish. If you can cross the entirety of this bridge while holding your breath, it will come true.

Miraflores Central Park
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Miraflores Central Park

4.5/5(388 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors with a trip to Miraflores Central Park, a popular green space in Lima. Visit the area's shops or amble around its seaside.

Costa Verde
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Costa Verde

4.5/5(295 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Costa Verde, a popular beach in Lima. Make time for the shops and local tours in this culturally rich area.

Top things to do in Callao

Wildlife of Palomino Islands Half-Day Tour
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Wildlife of Palomino Islands Half-Day Tour

$72
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
Small-Group The Highlights of Lima + City walking Tour
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Small-Group The Highlights of Lima + City walking Tour

$135
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Lima & Machu Picchu Quick 5 Days
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Lima & Machu Picchu Quick 5 Days

$1,049
Per adult
Machu Picchu & Amazon Basin 8 Days
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Machu Picchu & Amazon Basin 8 Days

$1,555
Per adult
Machu Picchu & Lake Titicaca 7 Days
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Machu Picchu & Lake Titicaca 7 Days

$1,477
Per adult
Round Trip Transfer from and to the Airport in Lima: Miraflores/Barranco/Sani
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Round Trip Transfer from and to the Airport in Lima: Miraflores/Barranco/Sani

$48
Per adult

Reviews of Callao

3.4

Guest rating

5 - Excellent
39
5 - Excellent 17.256637168141594%
4 - Good
63
4 - Good 27.876106194690266%
3 - Okay
92
3 - Okay 40.70796460176991%
2 - Disappointing
20
2 - Disappointing 8.849557522123893%
1 - Terrible
12
1 - Terrible 5.3097345132743365%

5/5 - Excellent

Waffles

Mar 1, 2020

Argenias provided superlative customer service. He was far better than the staff on both the third floor and the check-in desk.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Feb 19, 2020

I like the restaurants.

2/5 - Disappointing

Verified traveler

Nov 30, 2019

Unsafe area

3/5 - Okay

Cruzate

Nov 28, 2019

Regardless where you go, always be careful.

1/5 - Terrible

Verified traveler

Nov 27, 2019

Nothing to see, just the Airport

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Nov 10, 2019

I didn’t like the area at all. Just stayed there because I needed to be close to the airport

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