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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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very pleasant experience at the Perla Real Inn for a quick two night stay in June. We were picked up at the ferry dock shortly after arriving and driven to the hotel by golf cart (the primary means of transportation on the island). As we checked in, we were served a nice complimentary beverage and given a... More 

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Skokie, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Loved this place. Someone from hotel will pick you up from the landing strip; there is no airport. Comfortable rooms of varying sizes. Cannot say enough about the staff. Rooms are cleaned promptly. Would stay there again and again.They bent over backyards to try and accommodate every need. Nice breakfast included; limited menu thereafter which is not a problem. Everything... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights in May. They picked us up from the ferry and dropped us off at the airport for free. And while our Spanish was severely lacking, they were patient and kind to us. The room itself was not 5 or 4 or 3 stars. But we were on an island in panama, not a major city.... More 

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San Gabriel, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

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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11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

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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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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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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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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42 helpful votes 42 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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