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Perla Real Inn

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Paseo Urraca 50 | Pearl Islands Panama, Panama Province, Panama
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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San Gabriel, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perla Real Inn was a very pleasant surprise for us. The inn was very comfortable and homey. Even though the staffs didn't speak English, they were all very friendly and helpful. However, the owner spoke very good English and was very friendly. We love their juicy hamburger and mozzarella sticks!! We were pretty disappointed with their water down mixed drinks.... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perla Real Inn is probably the nicest place to stay in Contadora. Recently, a change in ownership brought needed improvements to this charming (another "C") property. The rooms are comfortable with high end bedding, great air conditioning, and generous amenities. The staff who worked when we were there were amazing--alternating duties and working almost around the clock with precision teamwork.... More 

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff of the Perla Real is so friendly and helpful. They really took care of us on our trip to Isla Contadora, providing directions, restaurant recommendations, rides to the beach, even first aid! They were great! Isla Contadora is the perfect get away. It is quiet, peaceful, and so relaxing. We recommend Playa Ejecutiva for the perfect day on... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This was totally the best place to stay on the island. Rooms are clean and comfortable, great beds and good a/c. The thing that makes this place so far above the others is the Staff, everyone who works there is really a wonderful person. It might not have been on the beach but it was a easy walk to a... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I recently went to Isla Contadora (aka Pearl Islands) with my mother for two nights during December 2014. We took the new high speed ferry from Panama City (1hr 20,mins) BTW_ fully air conditioned with a flat screen tv! We were greeted at the ferry "landing" by the owner, Maria Jose, who took us back to the hotel on her... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My husband and I picked Perla Real as we prefer smaller establishments and were not disappointed. Rooms are well appointed with an ocean vibe (porcelain painted sinks, wicker chairs, etc) but modern and equipped with AC, fan and satellite TV. The outdoor common area was spacious, clean and comfortable, although the hot tub is not used. Breakfast was large, with... More 

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Calgary
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This hotel is a great place to stay on Contadora. We booked our room just ONE night before arrival and I was little bit nervous as it was our first trip to the island and we got no idea what to expect. Anyway, as soon we got from a boat to a shore we were welcomed by the hotel owner... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My husband and I stayed 4 nights on November 2014. We booked a standard double room and upon checking-in we were informed that since we were celebrating our wedding anniversary, we were upgraded to a Suite. Such a nice gesture! Rooms are very comfortable and beautifully decorated. The place is cozy and managed by the owner herself (Maria Jose). It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We were thrilled at the laid back feel and the helpfulness of Maria Jose, Marcela and Carlos. Their top priority is the comfort of their guests. the room was very comfortable and we appreciated the fact that all the staff were willing to drive us to any nook of the island. Maria Jose organized a fantastic fishing trip for me... More 

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Fort Wayne
2 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

My mom and I had the amazing pleasure of staying at Perla Real Inn from 11/17/14-11/20. I have stayed in big resorts in all parts of the world and this is one little gem that I will be sure to visit once again. Isla Contadora for starters is a small island where you feel SAFE and where you can explore... More 

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