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The Point

3.0 of 5 Paseo Urraca 50 | Isla de Contadora, Panama Province 055421, Panama (Formerly Punta Galeon Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Panama City, Panama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The Point, on the island of Contadora, is where the executives and film crew reside when they are producing one of "The Survivor" episodes on the barren adjoining island of Mogo Mogo., Each episode is unique to the country. So, production companies from all of the world have stayed and then filmed their "survivors" . Although I set out to... More 

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Washington, DC
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44 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

First - there aren't many lodging options on Contadora. This is, in fact, the only actual hotel; it was the only one with a beach bar and a pool, so we booked. We got a rate for $100 / night on Expedia. Our room was old, but definitely not dirty. Not an inviting bathroom, but we weren't expecting too much.... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We were very disappointed in the conditions at The Point. It was not even close to what was described or pictured. Very run down and dirty. Shower had so much mold we didn't want to use it. The room we were given wasn't a very good view from the room so we asked if we could change the 2nd day... More 

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Chehalis, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

All of the rooms have a beach view. The meals are gourmet for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The people there are all amazing. Anything you needed, you can ask anyone that works there and they go above and beyond to help you. We spent 5 days there and fell in love with the island. The view, the people at the... More 

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Cali, Colombia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

we spent 4 nights and had loved it. Simple and friendly place. no complains. Nice staff spent great time. Food is not bad, really good pizza and pita bread. Always cold drinks. Rooms with good AC and good wi fi. Love sunsets from the pool side.

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Bari, Italia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Simple room, old but clean, great view, on a quite and nice beach, in which we have seen a lot of whales, personnel very kind (some of them speak Spanish and some Italian), near a golf car rent to have a look at all the island...so the best choise in contadora!!

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Panama City, Panama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The rooms are incredibly overpriced - 110 a night. The rooms are very small and not well kept. We didn't even have a blanket for our bed, not that we needed it t first as our AC was broken. Half way into the night an insane rainstorm started, which lasted for many hours. Our room flooded, and there are no... More 

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Mark D, Public Relations Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear Zach D, Thank you for your thorough review and for providing us with valuable feedback. More importantly, we appreciate your feedback, which has been thoroughly reviewed by our managing staff. We apologize for the experience you encountered and assure you this is not the impression we wish to strive for. With regards to the price, we offer one of... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This was our first time to Contadora Island. The hotel is conveniently located at the drop off location for the ferry's. The owner is an italian who is actively involved in the operation of his hotel. He was at the restaurant helping during breakfast, he was at the beach bar helping with food and drinks, he addressed any problems or... More 

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Mark D, Public Relations Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear Daniel O, Thank you for staying with us at The Point Hotel and for providing us with details about your stay. It is great to hear that you really liked our property and we are glad we have left a great impression on you. We agree that the views from the guest rooms are unparalleled. We have had some... More 

Panama City, Panama
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

We stayed one night at the point. The hotel is very nice despite they told us is 40 years old hotel. The new owner is doing a good job but still needs some fixes at the dock wooden area. Anyway we really enjoyed the beach, the amazing view, and the kind staff. Foo at the restaurant is average but you... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The Point could not be better located on the island, right at the ferry landing and the end of the runway. It's right on the water, and the views from the rooms and the easy access to the ocean are phenomenal. If you want a very relaxing, no frills time at the beach this place will work great for you.... More 

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Mark D, Public Relations Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear Ian F, Thank you for choosing us and for providing us with details about your stay. It is great to hear that you really liked our property location and we are glad we have left a good impression on you. Unfortunately, Contadora experienced a 7 month drought without any rain ultimately drying up the main water source on the... More 

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Address: Paseo Urraca 50 | Isla de Contadora, Panama Province 055421, Panama (Formerly Punta Galeon Hotel)
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Pearl Islands > Contadora Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Point 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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Punta Galeon Contadora Island

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