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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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Dublin, Ireland
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19 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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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Mitchellville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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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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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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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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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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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