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Sand Dollar Beach Bed & Breakfast

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Bocas Road, Isla Colon 12345, Panama
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Sand Dollar Beach Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #3 of 34 Isla Colon B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Walnut Creek, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Sand Dollar B&B the second week of January 2015. Great place- very comfortable beds and rooms- sleeping to the sound of the surf. The staff is terrific and very helpful and friendly. It is about five minutes by taxi from Bocas town which costs a dollar per person. I would definitely recommend Sand Dollar B&B and would... More 

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Plainview, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My review is two fold as my family of 5 had 2 different experiences. My husband and I stayed in one of the upstairs rooms. It was clean and comfortable. It was great having air conditioning after spending the day outside in the sun. However, the safe in the room was broken although we were told that it was going... More 

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Shawnee, Kansas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at Sand Dollar in November. We had 3 of the rooms on the 2nd floor and each room was spacious and had everything we needed. Spent the evenings relaxing on the beautiful balcony outside our rooms. The A/C in the bedrooms was great at night. It is nice after spending the day in the warm sun... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We spent 4 days in Isla Colon. Sand Dollar Beach is the right place to stay. A charming place very close to the city of Bocas and to every place of interest. The beach is in front of the hotel. A nice renovated building colonian style, Very comfortable and spacious bedrooms. Great food and beverage at any time at very... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This BB was perfect. Our room was large, cozy and clean. Terrace is great place for relax with ocean view. Every morning was different delicious breakfast with a lot of fruits, fresh juice, coffee, tea and more. The staff and owner are very kind and helpful. Wi-fi was fast. We enjoyed our stay there. We 100% recommend it to everyone.

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

First of all, we appreciate that you took the time to write a review for us! Our staff works hard to provide the great variety of breakfasts, clean rooms, and personal attention. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and we hope you will come back again. More 

Vancouver, BC
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

At first we were concerned about the distance from Bocas town but that quickly changed to a big sigh of relief when it became apparent that Bocas was LOUD & best left to those who can still party until 5 a.m. The Sand Dollar has charming rooms, comfortable beds, huge shared veranda and an unobstructed ocean view. Add to that,... More 

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

You found, as we have, the perfect in-between location. Close enough to town to keep it convenient. Not so far as to be expensive and difficult to reach. While Bocas Town is fun, it doesn't always make for a peaceful night's sleep. We much prefer falling to sleep with the sounds of the sea and the crickets. Thank you for... More 

Saskatoon, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Sand Dollar was everything we were looking for in Bocas del Toro. It's close to Bocas Town, yet far enough away from busy main street. We often walked into the town (approx. 20-30 minute walk), but cab rides are easy to obtain and only $1 per person one way (no negotiation necessary, which was a welcome change from Panama City).... More 

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

We appreciate your positive review. Glad you were visited by the howler monkeys during your stay. The batteries in the safes are finicky with the humidity, but thank you for letting us know about yours. We will definitely work on it. Our staff have extensive experience both in Bocas del Toro and working with hospitality, so they are great guides.... More 

Panama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We visited Sand Dollar with one other family at the end of October 2014. In all, there were 4 adults and 5 kids. We stayed in the new casita while our friends stayed in the adjoining suite. The casita does not have ac, but most places in Bocas do not. It was quite breezy there, so it didn't bother us.... More 

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

Our casita is fairly new, so it's good to receive this feedback. We are still deciding whether A/C is necessary. The building was designed with air flow in mind, in the hopes that it won't be necessary. We think it's so much nicer to have the sounds of the sea and jungle. The chickens are not only entertaining, but the... More 

southern
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Highly recommend this B&B for its charm and value. The staff is excellent and you just can't beat the ability to ride bikes in/out of town and away from the crowds as you please. Accommodations are great and lots of thought about the details. Great bedding, clean bathrooms, excellent food and AC!!!! My husband and I are repeat visitors and... More 

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

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are honored that you are return guests and hope you will be back soon. More 

Cerro Punta, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Sand Dollar Beach B&B is a beautiful & peaceful oasis located just out of Bocas town....quiet location with just the sounds of the waves and birds. The town can be pretty busy & noisy at times so this is a perfect escape. We walked several times into town and other times took a $1 cab ride. There's a lovely beach... More 

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Address: Bocas Road, Isla Colon 12345, Panama
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Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Sand Dollar Beach Bed & Breakfast Panama/Bocas Del Toro - Isla Colon

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