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Hotel Las Olas Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Playa La Barqueta, David 9771, Panama
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Ranked #7 of 12 hotels in David
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Jaco, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is right on the beach, the restaurant is good, we order room service the first time and we got the food in Styrofoam containers and plastic forks and knifes, but we asked for plates and they brought it and since that day we always get our room service food on plates, so they solved our problem right the... More

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Oyster Bay, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

total waste of time! it says resort is 20 min away from David airport which is a lie unless you flying with out caring for any pedestrians, coming cars and cattle. very poor, depressing and middle of nowhere drive. when you get there it is a big and impressive property at first. once you get to your room even if... More

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Boquete, Panama
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

WOW!!! This place is a JOKE!!! DO NOT STAY HERE if you care ANYTHING about your spouse or family!!! SOOO many things advertised that were NOT true at arrival. The swim up bar? Non existent bc "we are short staffed"...Gimme a break! The Wi-Fi? ONLY in public areas OR if you have a cable in the room and hooked up... More

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Minneola, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This is the first time I have been to Las Olas and I believe is reasonably priced for what you get. I recommend that you buy before staying everything that you may need because you may not find it, unless you need alka seltzer or Tabcin for a cold. I asked for the newspaper and they did not have it... More

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Dominical, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Have been to Las Olas Beach Resort 5 times now and the place is worth the money... actually it's a good deal. It's off the beaten path but worth the drive out to the coast from David. The staff is excellent and will go the extra step to accommodate. If you're looking to get away from the hustle & bustle... More

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British Columbia, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

While on a trip to Panama we stayed at hotel Los Olas Resort. This resort could be very nice however it is very much in need of an overhaul to say the least! The rooms were not clean although large enough. The towels were old and frayed, the sheets were old and stained. The pool was clean and along with... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

This December we took a trip to las olas beach resort,the drive was a bit rough from David but worth it once you see the property.It has a great pool and Oceanside rooms but not much else to do when you get there.The staff was very nice,food good and the rooms were outdated but okay enough for a 2 day... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I stayed at the resort for one night and first the place if overpriced for what you get. The bed was terrible and the room itself was big but needs some major updates. The shower drained was very bad and the bathroom was not cleaned at all. The sheets on the bed smelled and when I asked for them to... More

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Calgary, Canada
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23 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Having stayed at many resorts and hotels in Panama as part of my business I must say that Las Ojas is well past its prime as a resort. The staff try their hardest but the facilities, rooms, amenities are desperately in need of updating. Check in was fine and staff try hard. The grounds look quite neglected and need some... More

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

My wife and I loved staying at the Las Olas Beach Resort. The rooms were clean and spacious. The air conditioning worked well. There were a variety of television channels. There were many things to do at the resort including a spa, a workout room, an infinity pool, volleyball, table tennis, etc. There was also the Pacific ocean, of course.... More

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Address: Playa La Barqueta, David 9771, Panama
Location: Panama > Chiriqui Province > David
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Las Olas Beach Resort 3*
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Hotel Las Olas Beach David
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Located just 30 minutes from David, Panama’s second largest city and the Enrique Malek International Airport, Las Olas Resort is at the heart of the 14 mile stretch of beach called Playa La Barqueta and the surrounding 2,000 acre plantation. Some of the best surfers in all of Panama may be found catching waves on this spectacular expanse of beach and its waves giving Las Olas its name, meaning “The Waves”. Las Olas Resort offer 48 rooms all facing uninterrupted views of the Pacific Ocean. We have standard rooms with two queen beds or one king bed, six junior suites with a separate living area, and two king suites featuring two bedrooms and one living area. Each and every room is steps away from the gorgeous sand and beautiful blue waters of Playa La Barqueta. Each room has a terrace, with lower rooms having beachside access while the upper floors have their own enclosed private terrace.offers excellent shopping, dining, and nightlife. Las Olas Resort features lush gardens, wandering walkways surrounded by the umbrella shaped coverage of almond trees, tall and lovely grape leaves, multicolored crotos, pink bougabilia, hedges of hicacos and a wide variety of palm trees,. All forty-eight rooms are directly facing the Pacific Ocean and the spectacular views of the majestic sunsets over Playa La Barqueta. In La Abigail Restaurant guests can enjoy local, organic plantains, pineapples, mangos (in season), papaya and watermelon. We raise our own grass fed beef and lamb, duck, pork, and chicken. Taste fresh coconut water to refresh your body and enjoy tennis, kayaking, surfing, strolling the beach or taking a swim. Good for mind and body, Las Olas Resort provides a quick way to hit your internal reset button.The Bella Donna Convention Center at Las Olas Resort offers meeting and event spaces of a variety of sizes with various services, food and beverage options available. Added to the adjacent covered outdoor space, one could hold a party of 500 or more. ... more   less 
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