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Hotel Oasis

Carenero Island, Carenero Island 323232, Panama (Formerly Los Balcones Bocas)
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Carenero Island
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
wOrldTrekker2014 Irmo, South Carolina
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    5 of 5 stars
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Irmo, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My family of 5 stay for three nights in two rooms. The rooms were comfortable and spacious. WiFi was available. The rooms are not luxurious but comfortable and clean. You have the amenities necessary to enjoy your stay. The host were very nice folks and most helpful. They will explain everything you can do in the area and they will... More

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Jose R, Gerente at Hotel Oasis, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. Glad to know you've been good in our hotel. A big hug. More

San Antonio De Belen, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a budget hotel, and that is exactly what you get. The fact that at the time of reservation it was number 1 on TripAdvisor weighed in heavily in the decision to stay here BUT accommodations are basic and outdated, and breakfast (included) was poor. The island of Carenero has some beautiful beaches, and they are fairly close to... More

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Jose R, Gerente at Hotel Oasis, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. Being on the sea are always ongoing maintenance of facilities and we improve every day. We have various types of rooms, some with terraces and some not, always depends on the availability, although the suite and superior standard are the first to be reserved. Indeed in Bocas del Toro small towns are not... More

Antwerp
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181 reviews 181 reviews
88 hotel reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I chose this hotel because we read that the accomodations on nearby Isla Colon were very noisy, due to the many discothecs and bars on that island. When you arrive in Bocas del Toro Airport,(which is on Isla Colon) you just exit the airport to the left and walk 500 meter tot the waterfront, where you can... More

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Jose R, Gerente at Hotel Oasis, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. We're glad you had a good time in our hotel and I hope you had a safe journey home. A big hug in the name of the entire team. More

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

While traveling through Panama and Costa Rica, my brother and I stayed at Hotel Oasis for four nights. It was a wonderful experience. Big rooms with nice amenities (AC, cable TV) and a beautiful open air dining room, lounge and bar area. The complimentary breakfast provided a great start to each day. One of the nicest things about Hotel Oasis... More

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Jose R, Gerente at Hotel Oasis, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. It has been a pleasure atenderos, I'm glad that you and your brother enjoy our hotel and that you liked our restaurant too. In the name of the entire team, a big hug. More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Accommodations are simple and clean, with a great view of the water from almost anywhere you stand. The hotel provides the quietness you desire, but also has easy boat access to Bocas Town and its nightlife. Staff is very helpful. Super responsive. They will take the time to show you different tour options or places you can visit on your... More

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Jose R, Gerente at Hotel Oasis, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. I'm glad you liked our hotel. In the name of the entire team, thank you for your courtesy to us. A big hug More

San Carlos, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

So, my wife and I choose this hotel based on the tripadvisor ratings and the price. As stated in the other reviews, the owner is a nice guy and the food is very good. However, the room provided to us (Room #2) did not come close to what we were expecting. It was in need of some serious updating. Most... More

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Jose R, Gerente at Hotel Oasis, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. We are always continuous renovations, maintenance, as we are over the sea it is always continuous. We are glad to return to our hotel. I hope your return trip home was pleasant. A big hug More

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I was warmly welcomed immediately upon entering the beautiful, open, breezy lobby by all three in attendance: 2 owners and staff. My name was recognized right away. Check-in was easily accomplished in very good English. It's a small hotel but includes a restaurant and bar. I was only there one night, and the dinner, while a fixed menu for that... More

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Jose R, Gerente at Hotel Oasis, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. We are glad that you have a good time in our hotel. A big hug More

Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I enjoyed it so much I stayed an extra night! The owner was very accommodating and helpful in suggesting things to do in the area. The food was delicious. The open air bar area is a great atmosphere to get to know fellow travellers or just sit with a book and enjoy the breeze. The rooms are clean and comfortable... More

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Jose R, Gerente at Hotel Oasis, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. We are glad that you have a good time in our hotel. A big hug More

Zurich, Switzerland
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94 reviews 94 reviews
57 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

PROs: Really nice owner and good staff. The hotel had spacious, clean rooms. The rooms have a spacious bathroom with hot water showers and even a balcony. The hotel is directly at/on the water and offers nice views. The onsite restaurant offers really good food for the price. CONs: The fact it is on another island, like 200 m from... More

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Jose R, Gerente at Hotel Oasis, responded to this review

Hello friends, thank you very much for your comment. I hope your return trip was pleasant. A big hug More

Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This was my second stay at Oasis. I returned because my first experience was phenomenal. My second stay was just as wonderful. The hotel owner, Jose, is such a warm and friendly host who makes you feel right at home. I was welcomed with open arms and felt like I had returned to a second home. I never feel alone... More

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Jose R, Gerente at Hotel Oasis, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. This was the second time Iyou came and hope to make many more if only to say hello. Already like family. A big hug More

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Address: Carenero Island, Carenero Island 323232, Panama (Formerly Los Balcones Bocas)
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Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Carenero Island
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A unique over-the-water hotel with the best breezes in Bocas. Suites with private balconies and private and shared rooms. Suites and private rooms feature air conditioning, hot water showers, SKY-TV, free wi-fi and complimentary breakfast. Our Tex Mex cafe and cantina have 180 degree views of Bocas town and the Caribbean and feature incredible sunsets over Bocas. ... more   less 
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