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The Balboa Inn

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Cruces 2311A | Balboa, Ancon, Panama City, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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bloemendaal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2008

We stayed in the Balboa Inn with our 2 young daughters for 6 days. Located close to the Panama Canal in a quiet and safe residential area it's easy to get in and out of the city due to the limited traffic. The Amador Causeway is within a 10 minute walk. The Casco Viejo area only a 5 minute taxi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2008

We're backpackers travelling for an extended period of time; we're used to hostels and very low-budget hotels. We wanted a nicer standard of place for our 10-year wedding anniversary, and we wanted to stay in the Balboa area of Panama City for easy access to the Panama Canal. We stayed in the Balboa Inn for three nights and were absolutely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2008

Saskia and Thorwald have a gem on their hands here. No expense is being spared to make this one of the key B&Bs in Panama City. They are friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating owners and are creating a place that really works for everyone, Travellers, Couples, Students and Families. Small but perfectly contained set in the environs of a stunning garden... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2007

This accomodation was closed for renovations when we wanted to stay, but the owners were fantastically helpful and professional, and actually arranged other accomodations for us at another location. They are also affiliated with a language school. I am looking forward to staying when we return, but just wanted to let travellers know that when they re-open, they have a... More 

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