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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed our first night in the lighthouse which was very comfortable with an amazing view! Our remaining stay was in cabin 3 which was also very comfortable with a great deck overlooking the water with a commanding view of the beaches, tropical fish and nearby islands. Just a few minutes by water taxi from Bocas town, it proved to... More

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Novi, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We were 2 couples traveling and stayed 3 nights in Rooms 4 & 5, the two homes furthest out in the water. Our experience was very unique to say the least, staying in brightly colored homes on stilts off a pier. Since the hotel is on Carenero Island you take a 3 minute water taxi ride from the main island... More

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Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed in this hotel to receive the New Year 2014. I have to say it was a great experience. The hotel is very nice, very clean, and excelent personalized attention from the owner (Adriano) and his wife. I really enjoyed the fact that the hotel is not in the main island which is very loud; while... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We enjoyed staying here so much! We had house number 5, at the far end, with no neighbours on one side. On the water and with beautiful views. Beautiful sunsets from the deck outside and the light shining from underneath gave us the chance to see beautiful fish at night. The house itself was perfect. Beautiful wooden floor, very clean,... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Faro del Colibri is a great place to stay. The cabinas are beautiful. The view from the waterbalcon is great. The beach on the island is nice as well. The stuff is very friendly and helpfully. First we thought that breakfast was a little bit poor, but after traveling around Panama and Costa Rica, we found that breakfast at Faro... More

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London, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We stayed here for a few nights, while there are many pros there were also a few cons. The location is great, you're right over the water and you see loads of fish going right under you. The guy running it has snorkels he lends for free which was nice. You're on the island just next to bocas town, its... More

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Salt Lake City, UT
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Perfect place e to stay in Boca. Just off the main island. A 2 minute boat ride away from the madness of the bigger island. We were in the cabaña further from shore. Deep clear water to jump in and lots of fish to look at. The host was very nice and helpful. The breakfast was made to order in... More

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Boquete, Panama
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Better than expected and far better than staying at a hotel. Nice breakfast, great location, clear water. Rooms are small and so is the bed but cozy for 2 people and you can watch the fish and all else from your deck, as well as swim there.

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We choose to travel to Bocas del Toro for our 25Th Wedding anniversary, and by the other reviews , we choose Faro del Colibri for our Hotel.... What a good choice and great service!... We both enjoy the 4 days that we stay and really gratefull with Adriano, owner and manager... kind of person who really shows its long experience... More

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Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This hotel I choosed for staying on my birthday! And occured very beautiful, small, nice hotel. with amazing views to the sea an island. The woman in reception is very nice and helpful. It si very easy to take water-taxi from the dock. Very good location, only 1 min by watertaxi to main island "Isla Colon". The restaurant of hotel... More

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Address: Carenero, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #22 of 61 Specialty lodging in Bocas del Toro Province
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
HotelAcqua LodgeInternet WirelessTvHot WaterPrivate BalconiesWe are at 7 minutes of the beach and 2 minutes of the town. ... more   less 
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