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Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   Isla Colon, Panama
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Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort

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Ranked #12 of 24 hotels in Isla Colon
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Scharbeutz, Germany
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80 reviews 80 reviews
53 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While the name of the hotel might imply a typical beach front location it is true, there is a beach but not one you would want to spend time on to go swimming. Instead the hotel has a nice pool to relax in the afternoon after taking a tour to explore the nicer beaches and neighboring islands of Isla Colon... More

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Oslo, Norway
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a beautiful view of the beach, and the swimming pool is top notch. Location really is beautiful here. The rooms were clean, and nice. It really is a place to relax, if you want that. Some minuses, but nothing worth mentioning.

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Lancaster, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has a beach front and swimming pool. The hotel is clean but there are stains in the corner of the tiles etc.. still nice and clean. The beds and pillows are hard and the sofa bed was so uncomfortable that the guest that had this bed decided it was more comfortable to sleep onn it as a couch.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel staff so far has been nice. The rooms are comfortable and clean. Food has also been good so far. Nice view of the ocean and the pool is also very clean and warm. You get your money's worth here. They understand English too. Which in our case, is a plus.

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West Hollywood, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For the area, this place is very nice. For those of us that are used to staying in resorts and top notch hotels, it is lacking. Tile floor in room looks dirty but is just worn and stained. Mini bar is non existent even though it says it's included. Shower does not drain very well at all. Restaurant service is... More

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Durham, Maine
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67 reviews 67 reviews
19 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The pool is nice, and the food is OK, but that's about it. The facility is very dated. It needs a major upgrade and soon. The wi-fi is weak to the point of being unusable. The TV has about 15 channels, and 4-5 of them are actually viewable. The rest are just fuzzy. The waiter at the pool spent all... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

This was an extremely disappointing hotel. The pictures online are really nothing like what the actual resort is like. The rooms are musty, dank, dark and dirty. We booked a suite and it was nothing like advertised. We left after 1 night. Would not have been able to stay longer. Would definitely not recommend this hotel to anyone.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We were looking for a luxury resort for the last two days of our holiday. After visiting the website we expected Playa Tortuga to be our luxury hotel, unfortunately it wasn't. Everything was everage or below everage: - Internet is very slow or not even working - Rooms are basic, nothing special - Service of reception was terrible, not even... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Not what was hoping for as it was motel 6 (an old one) with a good bed/linens and a nice pool. Not much of a beach to swim on or anything but it has a nice pool. Service was ok at best. Beds were nice with good linens but the rooms left a lot to be desired...unless you like a... More

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waterloo, ontario
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

The hotel is located about 15 minutes by car from Bocas town. After spending one night in town, we wanted a quieter atmosphere, which this hotel did offer. There's a large pool and a small beach where we watched only a few tourists venture in for a swim. We couldn't decide if the ocean was polluted here so we didn't... More

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Additional Information about Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort

Also Known As:
Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Isla Colon
Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach
Playa Tortuga Hotel And Beach Resort
Playa Tortuga Hotel Beach
Playa Tortuga Resort Beach
Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort Panama/Bocas Del Toro - Isla Colon
Address: Isla Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Isla Colon
#5 Romantic Hotel in Isla Colon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tropical Caribbean Beach Resort on the crystal clear waters of Bocas del Toro, Panama.Playa Tortuga offers 117 stylish room accommodations, each with a balcony and spectacular ocean view. Guests may choose from standard rooms, junior suites and large grand suites, all offering a contemporary décor, modern amenities and a soothing tropical atmosphere.Relax in the hotel’s sea view pool, or sunbathe in our water mirrors while enjoying your favorite beverage from the nearby bar area. Little ones will enjoy the children’s pool. Other modern and convenient amenities include free WIFI and a state of the art Fitness Center featuring a private massage area. ... more   less 
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