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2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Calle Elida diez, 2da Norte, Panama City 11100, Panama
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Ranked #18 of 67 Panama City B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The rooms were comfortable and the bathroom/shower was very clean. Their driver Michael took us to the albrook bus station to send us on to Santa Fe. This service ($7) was invaluable for a couple with very limited Spanish. He parked his car, walked us to the ticket window, and all but put our bags on the bus. What a... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arrived in Baru Lodge after a wonderful week in a nearby National Park ecolodge - I was apprehensive about the city and how to get around. Baru Lodge was the answer to everything! Erwin (the owner) welcomed us at the unearthly check in hour of 10am, carried in our luggage, gave us our rooms straight away and offered us coffee.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Guests are sacred at this place. Rooms are spacious, comfortable and clean. The showers are possibly the best you can get in Central America. The owner is a really nice person, but the ladies that serve at breakfast time have that almost typical "lazy-arrogant" attitude that I met in most of Panama. Breakfast is excellent though.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful logde! Tiny bit of forrest in the city. Very clean, good beds, modern rooms, breakfast is ok, but the breakfast place in paradise! personal is very friendly! Feels like home! Place in the city is medium, but taxi's drive by (no noise)

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Just back from a weeks trip in Panama City. Our stay at Baru Lodge was quite comfortable. Edwin the owner is so gracious with giving suggestions on site seeing throuout the region; really taking time to make your visit a great experience. The neighborhood is great, a peaceful park nearby, bakery, restaurants in walking distance, and taxi service. The staff... More

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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Nice, modern and clean rooms. Very nice owner gives great service. One minor: Breakfast servcice lacks if you come in late. Further, if you want breakfast before 07:00 (because your plane is leaving early) don't count on it even if they promise you.

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights during a recent long trip around Central America. Was the nicest place we stayed. So clean and the owner could not have been more helpful and accommodating when we made an error in booking. Breakfast was a nice addition and we had a great personal chauffeur!!! Highly recommended.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful hotel - rooms are modern and comfortable. Good air con and clean modern bathrooms with hot water in shower. Good wifi throughout. Reception is knowledgable and there is a tour guide on site who will transport you to local attractions for an additional fee

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Klamath Falls, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Barú Lodge is only two blocks from Via España in the El Carmen district. The hotel is comfortable, clean, and run by a great host, Edwin. The included breakfast of eggs, toast, fresh fruits, cereals, juices and coffee is served in an outdoor patio and pleasant garden. Wifi and cable TV work and laundry service is also available. Panama City... More

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Aurora, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We've stayed at the Baru Lodge several times now and we've always enjoyed it! The staff is friendly and courteous, the grounds are clean, rooms are a bit small but still nice! It's close to all the things you'd need to be close to in Panama City so if you're going by taxi, it's not too expensive to go anywhere... More

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Also Known As:
Baru Hotel Panama City
Baru Hotel
Baru Lodge Panama/Panama City
Address: Calle Elida diez, 2da Norte, Panama City 11100, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 67 B&Bs / Inns in Panama City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Baru Lodge 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Strategically located minutes from tourist attractions, shopping and business areas of the vibrant and modern city of Panama. We take pride in being very service oriented and welcome you to the charming architecture and peaceful atmosphere of Baru Lodge.The quiet garden grounds are abundant with greenery, compliment the tranquility as a relaxing social area, unique in the city. ... more   less 
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