The Hotel B Boutique Art Collection

Hotel B Boutique Art Collection 

Located directly next door to the country’s most important contemporary art gallery and within walking distance of several other prominent Lima galleries, Arts Boutique Hotel B has a strong connection to Peru’s art scene. The house itself is a piece of art, with its ornate facade, high ceilings, and mosaic tiled floors, all of which have been painstakingly restored. The hotel also boasts its own collection of contemporary and traditional Peruvian and Latin American art, which is tastefully displayed in each and every corner of the historic mansion. In fact, Lucia de la Puente, of the connected namesake gallery next door, handpicked the collection, carefully placing each piece and yielding a layout that is described as “a classic traditional feeling with modern accent.”

Private visit to Hotel B’s Art collection

Following up to our initial sneak peek of Lima’s hottest new hotel, members of the Aracari team visited the hotel for a private viewing of their art collection with Lucia de la Puente as well as Aracari specialist guide John Alfredo Davis. Representing the diversity of the city, the hotel carries the pulse of Lima on its walls and its shelves, in its guest rooms, lining its stairwells, and even in its public bathrooms. The moment you walk into the door, you are greeted by a modern and pronounced sculpture of a woman, the first hint at what to expect throughout the rest of the property. Continue into La Sala, the hotel’s main reception room, with modern works covering the spot-lit walls including a phallic marble sculpture, abstract paintings, and elegant vases. A few steps away and you are sitting at a sumptuous copper bar, sipping your hand-crafted cocktail and gazing at a massive José Tola painting, a piece that fits the grand room perfectly and oddly represents the scene. Adjacent to the bar and lobby is the library, decorated with books, photographs,maps, and various, timeless trinkets, reminiscent of an old-school explorer’s club. Continue upstairs to the second floor lounge and have a seat on the furniture, which in themselves are wonderful works of art. These walls are especially multifarious, showcasing a variety of pieces including magnificent photos of the mansion taken prior to restoration, traditionally-influenced Moche style pottery, and a giant warped metal, fluorescent wall-hanging sculpture. And the artwork doesn’t stop here. Suffice to say, the connection to the arts permeates throughout the entire hotel.

Read more about Hotel B or contact us to book a stay at Hotel B and plan a tailormade trip to Peru.

Related Post

Preview of El Mercado Tunqui | Boutique Hotels Cusco Peru Preview of El Mercado Tunqui Yesterday Aracari had the fantastic opportunity to have a sneak preview of Cusco's latest boutique hotel, El Mercado Tun...
5 Trips to Peru to Inspire Your 2018 Vacation Get over the winter blues and start planing your exotic, far-flung trips in 2018! If you're thinking about traveling to South America, Peru has it all...
Le Soleil in Cusco: French cuisine makes its way to the Andes How could we not feature a meal at TripAdvisor’s currently #1 ranked restaurant in Cusco on our blog?  Let me take you through the meal that, although...
Celebrating Bajada de los Reyes festival in Ollantaytambo Bajada de los Reyes Festival    Closely related to Christmas, the popular Spanish festivity known in Spain as “Dia de los Reyes magos” on the...
Press release straight from Peru: Torrential Rains in Machu Picchu Dear Friends, As you may have already heard, we are experiencing major rainstorms, flooding and landslides in the Andes of Peru. As a result, train s...
The Lord of Sipan – Peru’s Moche Route Much like Tutankhamen in Egypt, the Lord of Sipan was a mummy discovered with immense quantities of precious metals and stones in his tomb. Sipán, in ...