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El Limbo on the Sea Hotel

Bocas town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Ranked #10 of 24 hotels in Isla Colon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014
Craig C Eaton, Colorado
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Rating summary
  • 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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Eaton, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

This hotel is in a great location! The rooms are just okay. We had a street view with a balcony that was nice. The breakfast that is included was to open at 7:30 but several times did not begin until 8:00-8:15. There were several staff members who were very helpful and kind and several who were sour grapes. The staff... More

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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

My wife and I visit Bocas del Toro on a regular basis as we own property in the area, and we have stayed at most of the better hotels on Isla Colon, and Hotel El Limbo is one of our favorites, mainly because of the ideal central location and comfortable rooms. The location is great because it is right in... More

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Baroda
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The front desk isn't staffed until 9 am so you can't check out before then, no matter how desperately you need to. The other staff tried to be helpful but they didn't know how to pull together the bill or charge the credit card. We had a tour to get to at 9 am and were desperate to get going... More

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Las Cumbres, Panama, Panama
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Got a great deal to go to Bocas del Toro on Panamanian Holidays (very busy time of year and high season). We received air tickets, hotel and a tour for an extremely reasonable price. The hotel on the offer was Limbo on the Sea. Went to the website, beautiful picture but I knew it was a bit different. We had... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
39 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

we stayed in one of the sea view rooms and it was just ok.the bathroom was really small with a not so nice bath mat the room was clean but needs updating it was really nice having the sea view balcony to sit and watch the boats going by with a few beers the hotel is in a good position... More

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Santiago, Chile
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39 reviews 39 reviews
36 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

This hotel was nice, and the staff very helpful. Bed was very comfortable and breakfast was OK. We only observed that the shower would never keep water temperature and also probably we were affected by the desinfection the whole hotel was going through at that time, as we woked up full of bites, most probably by some nasty friends living... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I have stayed here many times before, and after almost 8 years of not visiting Bocas I decided to return to El Limbo......close to everything, on the water, etc. We arrived and realized that nothing has changed in 8 years, and I dont mean that in a good way. Literally nothing has changed, been updated, improved, and the place is... More

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117 reviews 117 reviews
21 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

I have stayed in different places in Bocas, and Limbo provides clean rooms, hot water, a/c and a decent restaurant (staff is very friendly, always!) withinh walking distance to boat docks to adjacent islands, restaurants and stores. Not bad at all, so far, this is the best I have had @ Bocas.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Our daughter and a friend from Norway were visiting and we thought Bocas del Toro would be a place interesting to visit . We booked the trip during the week from Tuesday to Thursday. Flying is expensive but you are there in one hour. By car takes almost 8 hours. Arriving practically at dawn (flight left at 6:30 am) I... More

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Tulum, Mexico
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We spent 1 week in el limbo and greatly enjoyed our stay. There was ample choice of breakfast options all of which were tasty and filling. No problems getting another juice or coffee if you felt like it as they were offered by the staff. I usually dont drink juice when i am not sure of the ice but we... More

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Also Known As:
El Limbo On The Sea Hotel Panama/Bocas Del Toro - Isla Colon
Address: Bocas town, Isla Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
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Ranked #10 of 24 hotels in Isla Colon
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