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Hotel Oasis

Carenero Island, Carenero Island 323232, Panama (Formerly Los Balcones Bocas)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Indianapolis
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73 reviews 73 reviews
63 hotel reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, an overall word of warning: Bocas Del Toro (BDT) is not Boca Rotan. BDT is primitive, laid back, and built around the water. There is a causal feel or vibe to the entire area. For as enticing as it sounds, BDT is not for everyone. You may have a disappointing vacation if you demand high end service, credit card... More

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

Thank you very much for your comment, surprising us his dedication to it. We are pleased that, in general, liked our family hotel. It has been a pleasure to serve you. a hug More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for a few days in July. We loved it! It was clean and the rooms were big. Wifi was good in the lobby, which was a big, beautiful, open air area. Jose was very helpful and gave us great recommendations of things to do and how to get to the beaches. I loved how... 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. It has been a pleasure to serve you. A big hug More

Tacoma
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We went to visit the Bocas del Toro area in the Carribean as a first visit. The hotels owners were very gracious and friendly. The accommodations were not what was anticipated. The water pressure was weak in the shower, the TV did not always work, the bed was not very comfortable, but the room was clean. The hotel restaurant had... More

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

Thank you very much for your comment, it is always important for us to correct our errors. We must remember that we are on a small island, it is possible that when the hotel is full, down a little water pressure. The TV believe it works perfectly, it is a satellite television and it is possible that a storm is... More

Irmo, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

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
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

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
6 helpful votes 6 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

United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
21 helpful votes 21 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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

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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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