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The Balboa Heights Bed & Breakfast

Calle Oleander 857b | Balboa, Ancon, Panama City, Panama
The Balboa Heights Bed & Breakfast
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at 'balboa heights' for 2 nights and found it a most relaxing and comfortable place. Beautiful rooms, good breakfast! Marijke even prepared us a super breakfast when we had to leave really early in the morning at 6. During a 2day stay at San perlas islands, we could even keep our room and leave out luggage, which was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

While a little difficult to find, the place was very comfortable and the owners are incredible friendly and helpful. The room was incredible comfortable and peaceful, the grounds were beautiful, and the breakfast each morning was tasty. I highly recommend if you're willing to go off the beaten track a little to give this place a try. You don't need... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

After traveling through Panama Balboa Heights B&B was the perfect place to end our trip. Beautiful room, with the best bed we had in whole Panama. With an old jungle just at the back yard, you have a change on some small wildlife. You get the peace and quiet to relax and for only 3 dollars you can explore the... More 

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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Marijke & Joris provide lovely accommodations, a delicious brekky in the morning (Marijke even went do far as to accommodate my son's significant allergies) and comfortable surroundings. Who doesn't want to spot the lively agouti family amid the healthy, satisfying breakfast? Taxis and biking & hiking on the Almador Causeway are all readily at hand. Most of all, here is... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This was our 2nd trip to Panama exploring the country (Dec 2013), so we have stayed in a number of places, over the course of almost 4 weeks in country. Not only is this the best place in the city we have stayed at, but it is our choice as the most friendly, and value for the money in all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Balboa Heights B&B has all the comforts of home (privacy, a quiet place to relax, spacious accommodations), except better -- think freshly ironed sheets, breakfasts that magically appear, and someone who cares if all is well. The location was perfect for us: taxis could easily be called, but we enjoyed the 20-25 minute walk to the causeway for dinner while... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

The lodging is situated in Balboa, a green and quiet area which offers very good access to the city center, the Panama canal and an easy way out of the city. Marijke, the host, welcomes you with great warmth and always offers you a hand to make your stay as smooth and easy as possible. The European-like breakfast is gigantic... More 

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Sint-Oedenrode, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

In juli 2013 Me and my girlfriend have visited the Balboa Heights for 3 nights to start our roundtrip Panama and Costa Rica.. This wonderfull place has everything what you want! Nice clean rooms and bathroom, wonderful breakfast and Joris en Marijke do everything to make your stay very comfortable. They have a nice garden where you can find al... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We spent four nights here as we explored Panama City on the first part of our honeymoon, and it set the tone perfectly. The location was ideal for us - away from the traffic, the contant honking of car horns, and the construction that pervades much of Panama City - but a short and easy taxi ride from all the... More 

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Bludenz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

If you'd like to stay in a quiet and beautiful part of a city,you have to choose "Balboa Heights"...we got a fantastic breakfast the days we stayed at Balboa Heights and lot's of informations in the beginning of our trip.Marijeke+Joris were very helpful+friendly hosts and we felt like to be in a family.They have also a really nice garden for... More 

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Panameisje, Owner at The Balboa Heights Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Tamara for your kind review! It was a pleasure hosting you in our B&B. Great that you enjoyed your holiday in Panama so much. Kind regards, Marijke More 

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