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Hotel Playa Cambutal

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Calle Principal, Cambutal, Panama
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is traditional but it has amazing woodwork, a big beach and a great pool for kids. There are various dining areas (all from the same kitchen) so it's nice to change it up day to day. The included breakfast is more than enough and the staff super attentive. Their manager was especially helpful in arranging to have tires... More 

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Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The hotel was very nice, nice pool, food was very good and room was clean and had a balcony with a view which is always a plus! Employees could be a little more charming since the atmosphere is very nice. Breakfast was a mini buffet plus a main dish! Very nice.

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Madeira Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We recently stayed in Hotel Playa Cambutal. And there at the end of the road, what seemed as almost nowhere was this delightful Boutique Hotel. It was right smack on an amazing sandy surfing beach, you walk into the open foyer and voilla there it was the ocean, surf and seclusion. There were 8 rooms in the Hotel, all facing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Beautiful and very clean hotel right on the beach. Staff is helpful and the food is very good, although there is not always a wide selection. One evening a week the owner makes a pizza which is excellent. The tuna burger is very good as well. You can take a bicycle (it´s free) and just ride kilometers through the forest... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Our family of three stayed for two nights. The property is kept in great shape. This hotel has the best beach frontage in Cambutol for boarding. We really enjoyed walking on the beach. We visited during the wet season. We were glad we picked this hotel because the rooms, restaurant, bar and office are all under the same roof. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Our time in cambutal was great. The weather was nice and as it was before the holidays, no crowds. I don't surf but this was clearly a nice spot for it. The beach was beautiful and we enjoyed it very much. The staff was available, especially John. I didn't get to meet the owners, but they're lucky to have someone... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My family of 5 was lucky enough to spend the christmas holiday at the Hotel Playa Cambutal. We found the staff friendly and kind. Albeiro, Hailey, Jean and all the staff have done a wonderful job creating a place that is very clean and comfortable. The entire space is very tastefully decorated. We were in room 6 and 7 and... More 

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Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

I initially booked 2 days without any problems, and extended to 11, to rest after selling my business. I so enjoyed the incredible untouched beauty of the area that I am now considering a relocation. I live in Panama City. My stay in Cambutal, more specifically in Hotel Playa Cambutal could not have been better. The management is beyond excellent,... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This place is nearly perfect for the price. People were great and the location is incredible. It has a beautiful pool and the hotel is ON the beach. Great lounge area on the beach. Open air style. You'll love it. Only complaints are the rooms, although nicely appointed and clean, were very small. And the "no see ums" bugs were... More 

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Katy, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Nice place, but service lacks a lot. Everytime we tried to order something, they said the ran out of it. It seems that they did not plan ahead for the amount of people they were going to cater to. They do have a friendly staff, but it looks more like is run by teenagers at times. If they better there... More 

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haleywhitmore, Owner at Hotel Playa Cambutal, responded to this review

We are sorry your stay at HPC was lacking. Because of the remoteness of the area occasionally certain menu items have to be cancelled until the next shopping day. HPC prides itself on our customer service and guests are always welcome to bring their issues to the manager. We appreciate your feedback and will work to amend your concerns. We... More 

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