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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   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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Cali, Colombia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
3 helpful votes 3 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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15 helpful votes 15 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

Wiener Neustadt, Austria
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Was a really good and romantic stay! I went with my boyfriend and was really nice. We had a nice room with ocean view, the hotel is clean, nice beach side, good food and great service! I really suggest this hotel...

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

Dear wientravelers, Thank you for allowing us to be your hosts during your visit to Contadora Island and for allowing our staff to help you create great memories while in Panama. We are glad to have made your stay an enjoyable one and to have catered to all your needs. We hope we have the opportunity to welcome you again... More

Medford, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Very nice accommodations. Clean room, with terrific views and good AC. Staff was friendly and helpful, especially impressed with the bar staff and the incredible piña colatas and Rissoto balls. I had an excellent experience on the island and am looking foward to it next year.

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

Dear Brendan G, Thank you for staying with us at The Point Hotel and for providing us with your feedback. We really enjoyed the Pearl Island Boogie back in April and was truly a pleasure to be able to serve all who assisted the sky diving event. It is great to hear that you really liked our Pina Coladas and... More

london
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Having just returned to London from The Point Hotel I am compelled to try to put into words how special the place is. I am extremely well travelled and have stayed both in the most exclusive and the most humble villas/hotels plus many in between and The Point on Contadora is the only place in the past 25 years to... More

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

Dear cindy s, Thank you for your thorough review and for providing us with your valuable feedback. We are most delighted to hear that your experience at The Point Hotel was an unforgettable one! Yes, we are under new ownership and are working hard on renovating this beautiful property. Great stays are often defined by small details like the ones... More

Portland, Oregon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Singularly located on a rocky point carved mysteriously with ancient sea life, every room offers an ocean view from its private deck. "Would you like sunrise or sunset?" Really?! The Welcome Center, an internet cafe, and the dive shop are all just steps away. Imagine taking breakfast in The Point's main open air gazebo, watching the fishermen head out for... More

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

Dear Cheryl4209, Thank you for choosing The Point Hotel during your trip to Contadora Island. We are glad to have made your stay an enjoyable one and to have catered to your needs. Our team takes great pride in serving everyone of our guest individually to provide the best overall experience. Currently, we are renovating this unique one of a... 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*
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Punta Galeon Contadora Island

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The Point Resort is the ultimate getaway tucked away on a small island off the coast of Panama in the Pacific Ocean. One of many Pearl Islands, you will find yourself in centre of an extremely rich archipelago a short 20 minute flight from Panama City. Welcoming yet never overwhelming, The Point Hotel rally inspiring, thoughtfully designed and located in the Panamas Adventure and relaxation outpost. The Point Resort Isla Contadora, Panama Located in Isla Contadora, 20 minutes by plane from Panama City and 1 hour 1/2 by boat.The Point Resort has 48 rooms completely equipped and all strategically located overlooking the sea. It is located opposite the airport and near the clinic, police station, mini-super and airlines agencies. Electrical service and water 24 hours. It has two beautiful beaches and is surrounded by small islands easily accessible to its visitors. Welcome. ... more   less 
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