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Casa Acuario

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Carenero Island | Bocas Del Toro, Carenero Island, Panama
Casa Acuario
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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171 reviews 171 reviews
55 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's always a shame to read bad reviews of a placed you liked....... We stayed here in Mid April, probably considered shoulder season, so there was no problem about being bumped into another (lesser?) room. We emailed a day or two prior to book and got the the room we wanted (which was out the back, as we wanted to... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We got there at 2 pm and nobody was at the hotel. After 10 min waiting a woman showed up and without saying anything, she went upstairs to clean our room. She could have said that they were not expecting us so soon, but the room will be ready in a few minutes, but instead... she just disappeared. I can... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is a lovely place with friendly people - but unfortunately although we booked our room 2 1/2 months previously, we were not given the room we'd requested. We expected to have one of the front rooms on the water but were given a back room with no view ... It's not even visible or listed on the hotel's website... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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267 reviews 267 reviews
60 hotel reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

We decided to stay in Casa Acuario as we wanted to have both Bocas Town and some nice beaches near at hand. With water taxis never more than a minute's wait away, this worked, beaches on Caranero (beyond Bibis in particular) being lovely spots. There are some drawbacks. Walls are paper thin here, the wifi is poor in the rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I have stayed here every time I come to bocas. Large rooms with ac in each. It has a very laid back vibe and has been open for almost 20 years. If you are coming to Bocas Del Toro its a great place to stay away from town but close enough if you want get some night life.

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Brooklyn, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The rooms were big, clean, and comfortable. Some other reviewers complained about the boat traffic, but that is easy to get over. It is worth the convenience of a $1 water taxi (per person) to and from town. The only downside is the music at night. This is no fault of Casa Acuario, but it is worth mentioning that the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have been in Casa Acuario 2 times and wanted to visit CAcuario with some friends this past long weekend and 1 month ago we made a reservation for 4 rooms. The indian guy who manages the place confirmed us the reservation but then sent us a text message 1 week later telling us that he has to cancel all... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Casa Acuario not only met our expectations, but greatly exceeded them. Our suite, on the upper floor, had a large deck that afforded us a gorgeous view of the Caribbean waters, nearby Bocas Town, and provided us with many spectacular sunsets. We enjoyed delicious breakfasts in their open air dining area, prepared by Elia and Edgar, the wonderful team who... More 

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The rooms were very large and comfortable, with amazing water pressure in the shower. The view and balcony were top notch. We ended up staying here on New years Eve, and had the best view of the fireworks over Bocas. However, it was VERY loud at night, we had to wear ear plugs, and we could still hear the loud... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This hotel is located in Carenero which is perfect as you are close to the other islands and much more calm than being at Colón. The rooms are very nice and very clean. The service was very good and the breakfast was amazing! Loved the view and crystalin water right there. Really recomend this place!

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