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Hotel Playa Cambutal

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3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Calle Principal, Cambutal, Panama
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Hotel Playa Cambutal
Ranked #2 of 3 Cambutal B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Cambutal is definitely a very special place and Hotel Cambutal adds to the beauty of this amazing little beach town. The beach goes forever in either direction with spectacular surf and pristine grey sand. The staff and owners are very attentive, food was good, room were tastefully decorated, spotlessly clean with a great balcony over looking the beach. If you... More

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Laguna Beach
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This was my second time to Panama and Cambutal (where we have bought a small beachfront lot and plan to build a vacation home in the near future!). The first time, about five years ago, I believe this place was still under construction. This time we got to stay here and LOVED IT! The place is beautiful, especially the large... More

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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Second super bowl at Hotel Playa Cambutal (2012 & 2014) Great accomodations and accomodating staff. Pool adjacent to beach - hard to beat. Just ask- they do their best to provide for your pleasure. Rooms clean and comfortable, enjoyed pizza night, plenty of ice cold beer. Great location, southern most point of Panama.

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Playa Coronado, Panama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

This hotel is right on the beach, extremely clean and the staff are wonderful. The manager is a dream - not only knowledgeable, helpful and does what he says. The rooms are large, very clean and the shower is great. Not only air conditioning that works, also a lovely ceiling fan. The food is good with great service. I was... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Best choice for that area. Hard- working staff (Kennedy), et al. Nice complimentary breakfast. Good restaurant/bar food. Rooms are spacious, hotel steps from beach where there are good waves. Place is clean, well-kept. Down the road to Fonda Nubias where you can eat seaside at the 'primer lugar' at Cambutal. Can't wait for the next stay.

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East Hampton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Recently our family traveled to Cambutal for my son's wedding. We loved our stay at the Hotel Playa Cambutal. The rooms were lovely; each one had an ocean view. The hotel is made even more beautiful by the unusual and beautiful wood work. The staff went out of their way to make our stay a wonderful one. They even planned... More

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Nice, clean hotel with friendly staff and good food. Most expensive in area, but you get what you pay for. Perfect for families or surfers with a little extra $ in their pocket. Great beach break directly in front of hotel. The swell was massive when we were there. The points were too big (at least for non-professionals). This break... More

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Panama Province, Panama
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We always stay at this hotel in Cambutal and are always treated like family!!! It was my birthday and during the rainy season all hotels are slow,but we were treated like we were special... We brought our little dog and luckily he was well behaved.. Kennedy is a one man show and is there morning 'til night with service and... More

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Panama City, Panama
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Gorgeous out of the way location. Nice staff, clean rooms, and wonderful pool right on the ocean! The staff was very accommodating, in fact, it was my birthday and they surprised me with a cake! Going above and beyond quest service (and some English is spoken)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Gorgeous hotel, beautiful details in the construction and design. All rooms have balconies overlooking the ocean, queen beds and gorgeous bathrooms. Made from river rock I assume. What a huge, gorgeous immaculate pool...so nice to have a fresh water pool!! Very friendly staff and great breakfast. Cheap drinks and great poolside service..brought us drinks and bath sheets. Our dinner was... More

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Address: Calle Principal, Cambutal, Panama
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Location: Panama > Los Santos Province > Cambutal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Playa Cambutal 3.5*

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Located on the Azuero Peninsula of Panama,Hotel Playa Cambutal is surrounded by beautiful black sand beaches, excellent surf breaks and world class fishing. Affordable luxury in an unspoiled yet to be discovered tropical paradise. Hotel Playa Cambutal, a beachfront boutique hotel, prides itself in providing personalized attention. The hotel combines relaxation, comfort and a wide variety of eco friendly activities for the adventurous traveler. Discover what Cambutal has to offer. ... more   less 
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