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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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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Farallon
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
Panama City, Panama
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Mitchellville, Maryland
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed at this resort for a week and enjoyed ourselves. The accommodations were nice, the food was good. The specialty restaurants were average. The Italian restaurant was the worse. The Steak house was the best but the food was served warm, not hot. Our reservation was for an ocean front room and they tried to put... More

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Al decidirme por Playa Blanca esperaba romper con el taboo de que el Decameron había pasado a ser demasiado corriente y popular. La verdad Playa Blanca me pareció igual o peor, por lo menos no lo que me esperaba. Ahora comprendo la popularidad del Decameron no se lo gana nadie. Habitaciones entre sucias a regulares, la atención del personal entre... More

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David, Panama
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117 reviews 117 reviews
17 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I just returned from a four day stay at the Playa Blanca resort, which was the first time I have been there. The Good: Arriving seems pleasant as it goes through a nice residential area on fairly clean roads.... Check in was friendly and fast, felt accommodating to us (we were my family of four and my wife's parents in... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The place is in serious need of renovations and tidying up. The wifi only works in the lobby or you have to somewhat magically find it around the pools. They sell it to you but the prices are a joke and of course they didn't have the weekly pass available which would save you money over the hour or 30... More

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Jhenifer D, Gerente at Playa Blanca Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

First of all, thank you for your comments. we are working actually in some renovations and improvements in all the hotel but we are going to take in consideration your opinion because it help us to improve our services. We hope that you come back soon. regards, More

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The place is beautiful with a lot of garden beds all the way around. The complex is divided in 2 areas: the suites and the regular hotel rooms. The suites are situated into 2 big apartments buildings witch is 10 floor high or maybe more and it face the largest pool in the caribbean. In the lobby area they have... More

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PBlanca, Guest Service at Playa Blanca Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion. It is very important to know that your stay was wonderful. We hope that you come back soon as posible. Regards, More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This hotel has extensive gardens, a large pool with a swim-up bar, lots of music for an energetic ambience, and attracts many travelers from across the region, including many families. It offers marginally better food than its new neighbor the Riu Playa Blanca. The biggest drawback is its need for a renovation. While the bathroom had a new vanity and... More

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Jhenifer D, Gerente at Playa Blanca Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are actually working on a renovation of our romos but your opinion is going to help with the process. We hope that you come back soon to enjoy our improvements. Thank you for prefer us. More

London, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

What can I say. Beautiful place, great staff, excellent food. We were there for a week in April 2013. The resort is beautiful. Well maintained grounds and rooms. No complaints at all about our room. Hot water on demand. Phones and TV all worked. Buffet is excellent. A La Carte restaurants were good. You can walk to the town when... More

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Riverview, New Brunswick, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My wife and I were there for my daughters wedding. The wedding party consisted of 22 people plus 3 that were at a neighboring resort. Some of the rooms were dated and in need of repairs. Our room seldom had hot or even warm water and the safe did not work. Our room only had 12 television channels, and none... More

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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

My overall opinion about this place is positive. We went on our honeymoon, but the resort has lots of kids and families. So if you are looking for a quiet, peaceful trip, look elsewhere. We are from America, and 99% of this resort and staff are Hispanic speaking. Communication with the staff is not impossible, though. Their English is okay,... More

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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 Farallon
Playa Blanca Hotel And Resort
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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