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Paseo Urraca 50 | Pearl Islands Panama, Panama Province, Panama
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perla Real Inn in Contadora is a nice hotel, very friendly staff (Carlitos, Marcela) and owner María José, always willing to help, courteous and always with a smile. You can call that cell phone anytime and she will answer :) room is cousy, with AC and fan, small fridge, no telephone in room( good so you can really relax )

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little gem on Contradora Island offers so much. From the drinks at check in, to first class service and friendly staff. We arrived with our 2 children in tow - a 3 year old and a 3 month old. Marcella who checked us in was fantastic with our kids. They absolutely adored her (and so did we). They picked... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sadly, Contadora island is not half the island it used to be in terms of where to stay. But Real Inn is the best place to stay on the island. The owners of the hotel, though, have recently bought a property in Contadora that will likely be a great hotel anywhere in the world. The Royal Inn is a very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice little hotel with new management that you can really tell the difference vs. the past!!! Nice rooms with everything fairly new, jacuzzi in the central patio that makes everything better at sunset after a day by the beach. Chairs and umbrellas are included (and most needed!)... Service by Maria Jose (new owner), Marcela and the rest... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Unfortunetely we had a dissapointing experience at the Perla Real Inn. It basically started upon arrival, we expected a luxurious hotel (seeing we were paying $135 a night) but the 'entrance' is nothing more than a corridor with a small (very cluttered) office on the side. Our room was ok, but really small. We had left our big bags in... More

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We spent 4 nights at Perla Real. Where to begin. First off, the pictures on the website make Perla Real seem a bit more fancy and plush than it is in person. Upon arrival we were disappointed to see that the inn is somewhat weathered and worn, in spite of the fact that the staff do a great deal to... More

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Perla Inn is the place to stay in Contadora. The Inn is what you see on the website. Everything works and the owner is always there if you need anything. What I need to mention is that don't expect this island to be Sardegna (for example). For me it was one of the best experiences ever because it provided what... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Although the hotel is not right on the beach, this is the perfect spot if you want a peaceful and quiet vacation. Walking distance from all the beaches and restaurants, Perla Real is a great place to stay in Contadora. Our favorite part of the hotel: no noise! Coming from the big busy city this is a great place to... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

If you are an early riser (5:30am) like me, you may spot Owner/resident MariJose coming back from a jog around the island, watering the plants or getting coffee ready for guests at her recently remodeled boutique hotel at Isla Contadora. Rooms are spacious, split A/C's and foam top beds are all part of the unique experience at Perla Real. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Stayed for two nights at Perla Real, the staff was very accommodating and friendly the service in general was outstanding, the room was clean, the bed and pillows were ok, the only issue with the room was the shower not hot water and no much pressure on the shower head; but this won't keep me away from this place, I... More

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Address: Paseo Urraca 50 | Pearl Islands Panama, Panama Province, Panama
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Location: Panama > Panama Province > Pearl Islands > Contadora Island
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Perla Real is a boutique style inn which has recently been remodeled and now focuses on high end design and unique rooms that each offers a different marine related theme. The inviting and warm atmosphere of the hotel is due to our customer service which is personalized for each guest according to their needs and what they would like to get out of their experience in Contadora. We assure our guests a pleasant experience with us from our welcome cocktail all the way to dropping them off in the airport. During the day our guests get to explore the island’s beaches in our quads and mules that come with coolers with refreshments for the day. During night time we let them unwind in our common areas by offering them a relaxing ambiance with lounge music and a bar service. In addition we can refer our guests to our tours and aquatic activities. ... more   less 
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