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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 #17 of 72 Panama City B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

PROS: Nice lodge. Clean. Seems secure. Decent area. CONS: Biggest had to do with management decisions. First, my brother specifically reserved a 3 bed room. This was a hard thing to find, and was one of the main reasons we came to Baru. On arrival, we realized the room had a pair of queen beds. Lady at desk apologized, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Stayed here for 1 night. Room had two queen beds, clean, airco, good shower, quiet. Breakfast ok. You can walk to a street with restaurants and staff can give you advice. For other locations you need a taxi (or public transport, but we did'nt try that). Staff is helpful. But don't ask for a taxi, because then you risk waiting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

We had a great time at Baru Lodge, Erwin was very helpful & accommodating. The room was simple but clean, smart & very quiet. We really enjoyed eating breakfast in the courtyard each morning & loved the location, only a stones throw away from the metro so it was easy to explore the city. Our only feedback is that the... More 

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Volcan, Panama
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The owner and the other personel knows a lot about Panama Cuidad and the rest of Panama. They helped my a lot about exploring Panama to live. Nice People. Good Rooms with everithing you need. I love these people and I wil be back

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I would definitely choose to stay at Baru Lodge if I was ever in Panama City again. What I loved most was the location. It is on a residential street just 2 blocks away from a metro station. That meant I could get around the city very easily. (The metro is brand new, so it's very clean, plus also cheap... More 

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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We spent two nights here going to and coming back from Bocas del Toro. Both times we arrived at night and left early morn. The rooms are very pretty and clean with air conditioning. The hotel was close to both of the airports we needed. The staff members were very nice and offered to get taxis, etc. I liked the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We do not know an owner of a motel so friendly, helpful, courteous and personable to your needs, requests and demands. Excellent quality breakfast and the staff at your disposal all the times. It is centrally located, close to Metro and the setting is very natural. Rooms are clean and have mini fridge and micro. They understand your needs and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I stayed here for two nights. It was a little bit of work for my taxi driver to find it (about 20 minutes and a $30 ride from Tocumen international airport at night and $15 to the domestic PAC airport). Unassuming from the outside, on a street off of a somewhat busy neighborhood witn some day traffic noise if you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I was in Panama and booked this small lodge based on the description of being close to Via Espana the main restaurants, shopping and nightlife in Panama City. BEWARE this is located in a resdential area, its a long walk or a taxi ride to the centre. They say they speak english, however the front desk does not. I was... More 

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Erwin_Goerke, Propietario at Baru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We are truly sorry for the misunderstanding, but we do think you are making a mistake, our Lodge is located two block away from Av. España, One Block away From Av. Belisario porras, two blocks from Av. Brasil and 6 to 8 block from calle 50st and Transistmica avenue, the five most important avenues in Panama city, you... More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

After some days in Panama city, my boyfriend from Germany and I (from Costa Rica) decided to finish our trip at Baru Lodge, it looked nice, comfortable and for a good price. The hotel is a house, in a quite neighborhood and with a wonderful backyard. We got a bit late in the evening and the owner welcomed us, he... More 

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Erwin_Goerke, Propietario at Baru Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Veronica, We are very sorry for the inconveniences that you had with these employ, some times in Panama is really hard to find people with service aptitus, we are going to take care of these situation, I now taxi driver always offer money to the front desk workers, but this does mean they going to increase the rates to... More 

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Address: Calle Elida diez, 2da Norte, Panama City 11100, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Baru Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Baru Hotel Panama City
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