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El Limbo on the Sea Hotel

Bocas town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Ranked #12 of 22 Hotels in Isla Colon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I sat at the Limbo restaurNt because I thought the restaurant had a fun& nice ambiance. Two ladies saw me but it still took them 10minuted to bring me a menu. The salad I ordered was good but way too expensive (9$ for salad and three shrimps) and the limo made was 3$ and tasted like shampoo. The worst part... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

$180 bucks for a seaside view room and it simply is not worth it. I would have paid $40 max for a room of that quality. Bad service, horrible outdated facilities, and bad overall experience. There are much better options. Don't waste your money here.

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Panama
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review is about the restaurant, not the hotel rooms. We came here for a few drinks in the afternoon and it took us two hours to get two drinks. Service is unbelievably slow. When we got our order, one of the drinks tasted funny. I gave it back to the waiter, who was really nice about it. It took... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Let me get this out of the way, yes the view and set up is great. But it is also great at any of the restaurants along the main drag in Bocas Town. There were many things wrong with our meal but probably the most important for a potential guest is this: we ordered the "fish of the day," and... More 

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Kelowna
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84 reviews 84 reviews
21 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Hotel was arranged for us by Panama City travel agency. Good sized room with a balcony facing the street, balcony had, table, chairs and a couch. Fun for people watching, would have preferred to be on sea side for sleeping. Nice restaurant downstairs. Bathroom a bit tight but lots of hot water. Found wooden floor a bit slippery. Put the... More 

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El Dorado Hills, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Hotel needs a major overhaul. It's a dump. Still, I stayed 7 days. The room was cleaned and swept daily. The ac worked well but unsightly and loud. Rooms are not soundproof, a problem if you want to sleep and have families with kids in the room above you. Bathroom works, hot water, cold water, but very dingy/old. Rags for... More 

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Aspen, Colorado
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This was my first trip to Bocas, so I do not have a lot of experience with other hotels in the area. We came in on a last minute 4 day trip with me and a couple friends. The place was nice and we got a great room, with a balcony, overlooking the water. The staff was very friendly, room... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
68 hotel reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I was traveling with some friends to Bocas. From the airport you can take this to town - about a 5 min cab ride if that for about $2-$5. It is in one of the best locations - right in the middle of town - on the water - with a couple of restaurants. From the hotel it is easy... More 

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Lima, Peru
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We stayed here only 3 nights and was an incredible experience! In order to travel to isla colon you have to take a 45min flight from panama City ($150) or take a 10hrs bus ($28) to isla Almirante. After arriving you have to take a "water taxi" to isla colon (30 min). After arriving Colon island, Limbo hotel is a... More 

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Grand Cayman
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31 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and our group had two rooms. Both balcony rooms, one street facing and one sea view. The sea view room is $45 more than the street view room and has a large balcony with a love seat, table and 4 chairs. The room had a double and a single bed. The room was spacious... More 

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Address: Bocas town, Isla Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
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