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Sand Dollar Beach Bed & Breakfast

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Bocas Road, Isla Colon 12345, Panama
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 4 days in Bocas del Toro and it couldnt be better. Sand Dollar is like a family house in front of the beach. Incredible view and location, comfort rooms and huge bed :) Besides they have details that make a difference like, they lend you bikes, pareos to go to the beach and also snorkel gear. This colourful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had a wonderful stay at the Sand Dollar -- the room was clean, comfortable with a beautiful view of the beach. The staff went above and beyond their call of duty to make us feel welcomed and at home. The breakfast was for sure the best we had in Bocas. If you are looking for something... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this Inn. The breakfast was incredible, the attention to detail was superb, hammocks and outdoor amenities were lovely. Room was untra comfy with a great view of the sand and bay. We loved the location! Quick ride into town and easy ride to lovely beaches. It felt decadent to sit on the 2nd floor porch and stare out... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

What a beautiful property! It has such a nice Caribbean vibe to it. The location is perfect- a 5 minute cab ride to town, walk out to the street and a cab arrives within a few minutes. Next to the Sand Dollar is a Botanical Garden- a must see. In the evenings we could hear the howler monkeys chatting it... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

A beautiful B&B with beyond stunning views. Walking distance from great restaurants, beaches and attractions. Breakfast was delicious and made with fresh pineapple, papaya and eggs. Air conditioning which made it easy to unwind after spending the day on the beech. ** make sure to bring shampoo and conditioner

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Thank Carol H
Sharon R, Owner at Sand Dollar Beach Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Our deepest apologies that no one offered you shampoo and cream rinse! Did you mention this to our staff? We not only offer locally made coconut based soaps, but also hair products from the same company "Punta Coco". If you can get me a good address, I will be happy to send you some. However, it sounds like you had... More 

Hermosa Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed here for 4 nights. It is a nice place, outside of town, so it's peaceful, but not too far away. The taxi rides into town, cost us $3 total, including tip, and took about 5 minutes. We always got a taxi quickly, just by walking out to the street and waiting a few minutes. The... More 

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Thank Chris W
Sharon R, Owner at Sand Dollar Beach Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you, Chris, for your kind words. You figured out how to get around, not only grabbing taxis out front, but taking advantage of bicycles to get to know the area a bit. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated Dama's great cooking. We hope you will come back again. More 

Summit, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We very much enjoyed our night at Sand Dollar. The location is quiet, but not far from town. The beds were comfortable and the breakfast was very good. The air conditioning was a bit weak, but was sufficient. We had a really good experience overall.

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Sharon R, Owner at Sand Dollar Beach Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Unfortunately, you only stayed one night and you didn't have time to get to know our place. You only tried one of our delicious breakfasts! We hope that you can return someday for a longer stay. More 

Wyandotte, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

My wife and I had a fantastic time staying at your B&B. The rooms and grounds were clean, the service was above and beyond excellent, the staff was very friendly, and the location was perfect. We do hope to return someday in the future.

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Sharon R, Owner at Sand Dollar Beach Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We are so grateful for guests like you who come to have a good time and leave satisfied. Do come back again! More 

Boone, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

My wife & her sister B visited another sister J in Bocas Town, Bocas del Torro, Panama.. Sister J is a nurse and volunteers with Doctors on Boats at a nursing home called Asilo. All four of us stayed a week at the Sand Dollar and thoroughly enjoyed getting to know the staff and eating good breakfasts. Our primary reason... More 

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Sharon R, Owner at Sand Dollar Beach Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We are glad to have supporters of "Floating Doctors" and the "Asilo" (old folks home) stay with us. Thank you for your review of our inn. Although often A/C is not needed, it's great to have on the warmer nights. Typically it's enough to run the A/C for a short time before bed, then turn it off and enjoy the... More 

Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The good: the house is really SO beautiful. It was built by a carpenter in 2011, I believe, but looks like a restored colonial home. The beds were super comfortable and the place was meticulously clean. Dama is the cook/caretaker and she makes the most wonderful breakfasts. She is very sweet and gives good advice about things to do and... More 

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Sharon R, Owner at Sand Dollar Beach Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review of Sand Dollar. I'm sorry about the miscommunication regarding overbooking. I assure you, we had not triple-booked any rooms! We are glad you enjoyed your stay in the casita. As for the privacy in the bathroom shower, although no one can be seen showering below the neck from outside (we've checked!), we have installed... More 

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