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Hotel Cayo Zapatilla

3rd Street, diagonal to the Simon Bolivar Park, Isla Colon, Panama
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Perth, Australia
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Spent 2 nights here. For $25 we had 2 single beds, great air con and wifi a tv and private bathroom. The kitchen is crap with not nearly enough utensils. I didnt even want to cook in there. Its not that clean either, neither were the bathrooms. The whole place needs a good paint/clean. Location is excellent.

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Bluefields, Nicaragua
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The hotel is well located in the center of Colon but the room was very dark, we had a view to an horrible wall and our air conditioning was not working! So I am not sure if it is worth it to pay 30 dollars for the stay! The staff was not very welcoming.

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

You get what you pay for. Starting at $25 per night isn't too bad, but I am positive people can speak quieter in the hallways. Maybe it's the culture, to speak at the top of your lungs, definitely not the Panamanian culture. Panamanians are a beautiful solemn society of people who respect their elders especially well. I liked my sleep... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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66 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

we came across this place walking down the main road and stayed because the double room only cost 25USD. The room was clean, had AC and a private bathroom. Besides that though the hotel is very average - there is no common area to sit, the kitchen is dirty and badly maintained and the staff seemed passive and not very... More 

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Los Angeles
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43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Location was really good! Pharmacy downstairs. Coffee shop across the street and restaurants and bars around the corner. But its a island, I think everything is in close access. Rate was very cheap tpp. It was extremely affordable. I just needed a place to lay my head not a resort. However, the rooms are not as well maintained as shown... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

$25/night for a private room for 2 people wasn't a bad deal. We had A/C, hot showers, TV, and decent internet. You're also in the center of Colon, just across from the park; so the location is great if you want to be near everything. The rooms are pretty basic as well as the service, but since everything is a... More 

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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

TERRIBLE! I have never hated a hotel this much. Me and my family filled a reservation for one week by phone, they responded by email saying they did not need a reservation deposit. Once we arrived for the check-in at the established time 1:00pm, they requested the money for the whole week and right after that, they told us we... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Very good for the price you pay. In the middle of the island where pretty much all the events are held. Would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone who visits bocas del toro. Also the staffs were extremely nice to me when i needed room service etc.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Perfect location, economic, friendly staff, clean. Each room has their own bathroom with hot water, tv, and AC. It is so worth the money compared to other hotels I've stayed in Bocas del Toro. Would definitely recommend it.

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I stayed here with my kids. This hotel is very economic. For the price, you get a good bed, AC, private bathroom, hot water and it's very clean. Location is perfect, right in the middle of the whole island. There is also a little store on the 1st floor, which made it very convenient. I am going back to bocas... More 

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