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Hotel Boca Brava

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Boca Chica | Boca Brava Gulfo de Chirique, Isla Boca Brava, Panama
Hotel Boca Brava

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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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King Salmon, Alaska
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the pleasure of staying here for 4 nights while on a panama travel and real-estate vacation, The location is the best i had while in 3 separate locations throughout remote Panama. The staff and Owner Brad was delightful and overly helpful with anything i needed, he even spent part of 2 days driving me around the mainland helping me... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is nothing on the island but the hotel and another lodge so you are all surrounded by nature and a few other islands. Very relaxing! The hotel itself is good value for money. The rooms have some dings and dongs but in general they are clean, have good beds, (AC) and are reasonably priced. There is a dorm and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are very basic but there is everything you need. Food is very good, restaurant and the bar are located so that the ocean and small islands are seen from every corner - lovely. Staff Is very friendly and the owner is the nicest person we have met in our 2 weeks travel in Panama. The beach is very... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a modest, low key place. The accommodation is basic but adequate. The restaurant is good and well priced. The restaurant /bar area has a good aspect of the water and gets a pleasant breeze. The staff, particularly Julio, were very obliging. Travellers should bear in mind that there are no shops on the island so they should bring... More 

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Chilbolton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Booked last minute over the Carnival period & were delighted to grab the last room. The hotel is set on the end of the island with a stunning panoramic view. Frequented by amazing Howler Monkeys who lend an air of the wild. The visit came towards the end of our trip & was undoubtably one of our favourite places in... More 

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

Our favourite place in Panama... Comfortable private room. Excellent food for reasonable prices. Friendly and accommodating staff. Gorgeous setting with private beaches a lovely, quiet, monkey- lined jungle path away. The owner is absolutely terrific - genuine and patient and unbelievably helpful. Definitely recommend this place for a relaxing, refreshing, quiet, de-stressing time. Wish we could have stayed longer. .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We found out about BB from another hotel worker in a nearby town....said it was a great place and he was correct! Note do not arrive after sundown without arranging a boat....we got stuck in Boca Chica and that was not a great experience....but travelling error on our part. BB owner would have picked us up ....but be wise and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Brad was there to greet us upon arrival. A surfer dude well aged has transformed a jungle into a tile mosaic oasis at the tip of island. Howler monkeys scream from the trees, the dogs are friendly and the beaches near by. Steady winds blow the hammocks on the castle like restaurant reception area. An upscale quite crowd, nice tranquility.... More 

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Bonaventure, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We reserved ahead of time for 2 nights. The man at the boat to cross to the island was very nice andhelpful. Crossing was 3$ per person. Note that there are many steps to go up to the hotel when you arrive. A few hours after we arrived, we received news and we were forced to leave the following day.... More 

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colorado springs, colorado, usa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Loved everything about this fantastic hotel on the island of Boca Brava. The owner is obviously putting a lot of effort into making it even better. The restaurant has great food at very inexpensive prices with generous portions (we shared a lot of meals). The rooms are clean and comfortable. The staff is very friendly and after you are there... More 

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