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B&B Hotel Cerrito

Via Pizarro and Via Congresso, Isla Taboga 0832-2565, Panama
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the upper level 2 bedroom apartment. It's furnished with bad thrift store finds. It's clear no money was put into this property. The A/C unit barely in the bedroom barely put out any cold air in the tiny bedroom. The day we arrived, the kitchen staff had the day off. The manager on duty failed to mention... More

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RanchitoCerrito, Owner at B&B Hotel Cerrito, responded to this review

Dear SunPrincess, We always appreciate both positive and negative comments because they help us improve. However it always appreciated to hear these things during the stays of guests so issues can be addressed at that time. Upon request we would have gladly had the chef come in on his day off and prepare meals for you to your taste. We... More

Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

A group of us recently visited Panama. As a part of that trip, we decided to spend Valentine's Day on Isla Taboga [Taboga Island] just an hours boat ride off of Panama City. We booked into the B&B Cerrito Tropical and, after looking around town some, we checked in. The B&B is at the far end of the town, and... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We visited Taboga for two and a half days over New Years and stayed at the B&B Hotel Cerrito. We enjoyed our stay, and the proprietor Cynthia made us feel very much at home and was a great resource for our time on the island, particularly given our limited Spanish. We stayed in the upper level two bedroom apartment, and... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I visited Taboga Island for the day with 15 USA college students. Instead of going to the big (tourist's) beach on the right side of the ferry exit, we walked to the left and parked ourselves on the beach in front of the restaurant Calaloo (a yellow building). Cynthia, the owner rented chairs and umbrellas (2 chairs/1 umbrella for $15;... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

Outstanding place to stay in Taboga, will recommend the Ceritos to my friends. Very warmed and helpfull staff. The food is to die for, lots of see food and friendly atmosphere. Will come back again in the near future. I love this place and the near by beaches. Taboga is the island of the flowers .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

What a great time we had with Cynthia and her attentive staff. We enjoyed one of the Mango rooms, staying on Isla Taboga for 3 nights. Our room was nice size with a private bathroom with a big shower and hot water - don't take these things for granted on an island. I would like to mention here that this... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

My wife and i have been Panama travellers for 4 years. this was our first visit to Taboga. Cerrito was an excelelnt choice and we enjoyed it very much. Cynthia looked after all the booking and her associate Lynn was on site and an excellent ambassador for Cerrito and taboga. The staff was very helpful in servig us delicous meals... More

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Calgary, Canada
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

If it weren't for the efforts of the staff, this place would have rated but a single star. And while the small staff tried hard to please, it was apparent they weren't given any direction by what I would loosely describe as "management". I had originally chosen the Cerrito because (a) it received the #1 ranking (of 2) and (b)... More

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RanchitoCerrito, Owner at B&B Hotel Cerrito, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and the opportunity to correct what in your view we are lacking. A review, whether good or bad is a great way for us to improve. We would appreciate knowing if you are having a problem at the time of your stay so we can attempt to correct the issue and improve your time on... More

Blind Bay, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

We only spent a day on the island but enjoyed a wonderful lunch at the B & B. It was very relaxing - great food and amazing views. The owner (Cynthia) was there as well and we had a great visit. Taboga is a lovely island - fun to walk around - beautiful flowers and a great beach.We took the... More

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Holly Hill, Florida
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

We stayed at the Hotel Cerrito in August 2012. Making the reservation was simple and communication was excellent. We booked the mid level room because the description described the room as having on demand hot water. When we arrived at the island we were greeted at the dock by a Cerrito employee. He had arranged for a "taxi" to take... More

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RanchitoCerrito, Owner at B&B Hotel Cerrito, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review. Its true that many people coming to the tropical islands like Taboga do not expect hot water, however we do have an on demand hot water system. The gas tank was being changed which is why it did not work when you first arrived. This is an environmentally friendly system as it... More

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Address: Via Pizarro and Via Congresso, Isla Taboga 0832-2565, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Isla Taboga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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