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Villa Romantica

Isla Contadora | Playa Cacique, Panama Province 4470, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Murphy, North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No hot water which was a problem. The room was fine but do not expect anything special. Breakfast was cooked to order and the coffee was better then average. Had to spend 2 days here and it was fine! Owners son was great

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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I stayed here for 3Ds after filming an adventure reality show, on Isla San Telmo... A fantastic setting and friendly staff. I was surprised how luxurious the hotel was despite being a two ferry from Panama... Lots of things to do - water sports. Or you can completely relax or your own deserted island with home comforts. Ask for Charlie... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Was a place more ineptly named? It could be not just Romantica, but the Pearl in Las Perlas, but lack of EVERYTHING apart from the location puts this in the also ran league. OK so we didn't stay here, but after our visit I can confirm that I will not be staying! I sailed to Las Perlas with my partner... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

First I qualify this by saying we did not stay here. We were part of the Sea Las Perles ferry and coming to Romantica was part of the package so that we could spend time on the beach. What we did see, yes, the place is in need of repair, but then again, so is everything in Panama. They appeared... More 

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Panama
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This hotel can be awesome if you really lower what you expect from it. If I have to summarize the issue in a few words, I would say there is no investment in the facility. Both in terms of human resources and infrastructure! The location is prime. It is right on the beach and that beach is really cool with... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I was quite unsure about staying in this hotel due to comments read on tripadvisor. However, I have to say I was very pleasantly surprised by what I found when I arrived. You couldnt have a more idyllic setting for a hotel, looking down onto a beautiful beach. I really enjoyed the fact that the beach was so quiet, considering... More 

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Beltram, Inhaber at Villa Romantica, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for the very detailed and informative review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we are looking forward to welcome you again at Villa Romantica! More 

Panama
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was my fifth trip to Isla Contadora and the first time I stayed at Villa Romantica. We were all very pleased with our experience. In fact, we liked it so much that we will definitely stay here again. While the rooms are not fancy, they were clean and ours was quite spacious. We did have a sea view room,... More 

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Beltram, Inhaber at Villa Romantica, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your thorough review! When our guests are happy, we are happy, too! You have been very pleasant guests we are looking forward to welcome you again in Villa Romantica! More 

Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I love giving positive reviews. I try to do my research and granted Villa Romantica's reviews aren't very good. I wanted to stay on Isla Contadora for a few days on the beach and wanted to have a hotel where I had a view on the ocean and direct access to the beach. They accepted my booking for the honeymoon... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Arrival day, people were nice. We had to wait because we were early so we waited at the restaurant with the pleasant smell of sewage. Check in was at 11:00, we rented 3 rooms for my kids. I was told to check my sheets because one of the beds were not changed and they had hairs and that the room... More 

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

The price for the room is too high for what you get. We pay for a suite and was terrible. The room need A LOT of maintenance, is so sad, because we had a nice ocean view, but they need to invest more in maintenance, in general (rooms, restaurant, everything). We paid for 3 nights, and just stay 1. We... More 

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