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Cruces 2311A | Balboa, Ancon, Panama City, Panama
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The Balboa Inn
Ranked #15 of 71 Panama City B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we spend 4 nights in the Balboa inn at the end of our holiday in panama. We had a pleasant stay hear. Gonzalo (he runs it) gave as lots of tips on where to eat, where to go and such. Our room was clean, breakfast was nice (fruit, yoghurt, cereals etc.). I would recommend people who want to visit panama... More

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6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Balboa Inn provides great B&B accommodation, is clean and has a nice backyard with great wifi for relaxing and planning your stay throughout Panama. The owners are friendly, welcoming and informative. We stayed in 2 different rooms with comfy beds, modern A/C units and quiet fans. The beautiful mural paintings throughout were done by a local Panamainian artist and... More

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Paris, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to visit Miraflores dock or Casco Viejo, this Hotel is pretty close The rooms are simple but comfortable and clean, the environment is quiet and the birds will wake you up in the morning. The breakfast is served on the terrace with ñeques and many birds around. The manager was very helpful eventhough we didn't stay enough... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed balboa inn. The place looks really nice with the paintings on the wall. We had a really nice welcome from the manager. He also assisted us with advising on what to do and where to eat. The room was nice and clean and we really liked the shower. Also the breakfast was nice and a good location near... More

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Panama City, Panama
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in August after actually managed the in for 3 years. Mid July we retired and there is a new manager. We would like to thank all of the wonderful guests who stayed with us during that time and wish the new manager good luck and success in the future. A big thank you too for all of your... More

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Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I would never stay here again. The front desk manager was an unfriendly militant man. When I asked for some cream in my coffee 20 minutes before the official breakfast opening time of 7 a.m., he immediately said NO. Read the sign. Breakfast opens at 7 a.m. I explained that I wasn't interested in breakfast, just some cream in my... More

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Top Contributor
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68 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and another night at the end of our trip before flying out. Bill and Mieke are wonderfully friendly and helpful hosts and advised on restaurants to go to and even a place to get away from the city for a few days, El Valle, which was wonderful. They were also helpful with taxis, phone... More

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Mt. Vernon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We stayed at the Balboa Inn on our first night in Panama and on the last two. The room was comfortable, although the beds were low to the ground. Hosts Bill and Mieke were upbeat and extremely helpful with logistics and to recommend sights and restaurants. There was lots to choose from for breakfast and the gardens were nice. Location... More

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84 reviews 84 reviews
21 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

On a recommendation of friends, we stayed at the Balboa Inn during our day in Panama before returning home. TThe grounds are lovely and Bill and Mieke organized our one day trip of Panama City with excellent Drivers (thanks Samuel) and a wonderful tour of Casco Viejo by Gloria Smith. It is the only "hot" shower I had during my... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

This lovely B&B is a place which is one of the nicest we have stayed in during our trip in Panama. Bill and Mieke are very caring, nice people with a lot of knowledge about every aspect of Panama and the 'Panamenian way of life'. Please people visit them and vote the Balboa Inn to number 1 in the Tripadvisor... More

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Address: Cruces 2311A | Balboa, Ancon, Panama City, Panama
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Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The Balboa Hotel Panama City
The Balboa Inn Panama/Panama City

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