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Fundadores Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida Fundadores, Boquete, Panama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Fundadores ("The Founders", since they were the first Boquete hotel) is conveniently located on the main road into town, a short distance from the town's center. A small river runs through the property, making the ambience here pretty spectacular. The common areas have plenty of secluded space along the river's edge (as well as a pool table). You feel like... More

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Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Economical, Friendly and Clean but dated. We stayed in a king room which is really a nice sized cabin with a tv, free Wi-Fi and mini fridge. Walking distance to many restaurants and center of town. The front desk personnel understood my poor attempt at Spanish lol. The ambiance of the hotel was great with the creek flowing through the... More

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Fort Collins
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The hotel is older and is showing it. No bar or restaurant on the property all though there is plenty within walking distance. Located about 7 blocks from the center of town on the main street. You can find newer and nicer but expect the price to be a lot higher.

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NYC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Stayed here while traveling with three friends. The hotel is located on your left just as you enter the Boquete town center, so it is very convenient if you plan to explore the towns tourist excursions, cafes, and restaurants. A small river cuts right through the hotel central pavilion so you hear a nice sound of running water. Rooms were... More

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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

The reviews really pan this place and, to be fair, we only booked because it was the only place with a room given our complete lack of planning. That said, it does what it needs to, and you shouldn't be spending any time in the hotel anyway, given the amount of outdoor activities. Things to note: - - Our hot... More

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Highland Park, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Hot water, or lack thereof, is a frequent issue here. Furniture smelled of mildew. Convenient location, nice grounds. Most of the staff were friendly and helpful. During a stay of 1 week, housekeeping only came once, so we had to get clean towels ourselves. Room was close enough to the wi-fi hot spot so we were able to grab a... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Nothing real fancy but reasonable, quiet an right in Boquete. We got to town early in the morning, left olur bags and checked in just after noon. Staff was friendly and accomodating. Met some great guests too. Plenty of space to just hang out and enjoy the people and the setting. There is hot water but it may not last... More

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Moab, Utah
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

I decided to go to Boquete on short notice and didn't think about lodging until I was on my was. I wouldn't go back. No hot water in 112, changed rooms 3 x in 2 days. Wifi in 2 of the 3 rooms. Nice brook area where you can chill with your computer. Hard beds!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

All in all a nice hotel with average service. Clean beds, bathrooms could use some improvement. 24h desk and helpfull staff. Good connection in the city. No laundry service. Wifi only in reception area available.

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Dublin, Ireland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
41 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

We arrived in Boquete with no room. Everywhere was full except this place so we had no choice. It did the job for one night but.. Rooms are run down and dirty. Bathroom was a disgrace. No hot water (insisted on a discount the next morning and got 15% off) WIFI is weak

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Address: Avenida Fundadores, Boquete, Panama
Location: Panama > Chiriqui Province > Boquete
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Fundadores Hotel 2*
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