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Playa Blanca Hotel & Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   PO Box 8437 Zone 7, Farallon 8437, Panama
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel was beautiful, but the beach was the worst I've ever seen in my life. The food was terrible and the entertainment was pitiful. I was victimized by the housekeeper. They stole a lot of my belongings. When I reported the manager just made excuses. There were several guest making reports of thief from their rooms. I would not... More

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Port Alberni, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't say enough about this place, beautiful in every respect. Stayed as an all inclusive in an ocean view room. Had no idea where I was going when I landed at the airport as company I was working for booked the hotel, was not disappointed.

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pool was out of service. Road/entrance needs to be cleaned up and updated. Horses are allowed on the beach and no one cleans up after them. Security on scene does not allowed residence owners of the condo to walk on the beach. This makes absolutely no sense.

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Dublin, Ireland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
19 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The bad... 1- The views- beach/ocean is not the same as advertised, meaning, in order to have the view you have to stay at the apartments which is a walk from the resort itself(where you'll probably stay). The view from the resort it depends on which building you're staying in.. But you'll hardly get an ocean view, the view you'll... More

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Arlington, Texas
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were in the same area in 2009 at the Decameron and thought Playa Blanca Resort was better according to price, but on arrival the reception was not the best had to wait 15 minutes, because there were 2 guest in argument with the personnel. Once they finished they looked after us and assigned our rooms, I asked for the... More

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My family and I have spent 4 weeks at playa blanca Resort, over the past 3 years. And have loved every second, except for drive from airport. The food, Service, the staff are all top notch in my opinion. If you are looking for 5* rooms and food then pay for a 5* resort, but can tell you form experience... More

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Placida, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

1st- be extra sure that you are researching the right hotel in Playa Blanca :Hotel & Resort in Farrallon bc there IS another one. And - Playa BLANCA should be named Playa NEGRA since the sand is dark. Next- Although everyone says that the airport is 1 1/2 - 2 hrs from the airport, that is ONLY true for the... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I was hoping for more from this hotel despite the bad reviews. Turns out the reviews were right. There is some good news. The grounds are beautiful and the beach is great. The food is fine and plentiful. But there were more problems then good things. The pools had trash in them. We had problems getting towels in our room.... More

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Clarksburg, Maryland, USA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I returned to Panama for the first time since 1998 to go 'home' and take my husband and a friend for the first time. I love Panama. I love the country, I love the people, I love the culture. I love everything about it. I wanted to show my husband and friend the best of it so they would love... More

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Panama City, Panama
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I am from Panama and have stayed in 4 different beach resorts here ... and this one was by far the worst! To start off, they make false advertisement. Their websites "sells" the idea that they have the largest pool in the area and are all inclusive. However, you have to pay $15 extra per person to use that pool!... More

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Additional Information about Playa Blanca Hotel & Resort

Address: PO Box 8437 Zone 7, Farallon 8437, Panama
Location: Panama > Cocle Province > Farallon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Playa Blanca Hotel & Resort 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Playa Blanca Hotel And Resort
Playa Blanca Hotel Farallon
Hotel Playa Blanca Panama
Playa Blanca Resort Panama
Playa Blanca Panama City
Blanca Panama Playa
Playa Blanca Hotel & Resort Panama/Farallon

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