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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in March and had a perfectly nice time. It was quiet and lovely. We had the last house, and found the accommodations to be up to par to what we expected. The house was clean and adequately stocked/furnished. Gorgeous views, decent snorkeling and boat rental available. Nice to get away from it all. It's the sort of... More

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Background: We stayed here for a week. We were in one of the four identical bungalows to the north of the larger bungalows. Our unit had 1 bed, 1 bath. The location is perfect. You are close enough to town to make the trip easily via water taxi (included in our rate!) but you are far enough away that you... More

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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This place is truly magical. Not a soul for miles. Two double rooms, each with their own toilet, shower and sink. Also each have a balcony. Beds are very comfy although short so not ideal if you are very tall! There is a twice daily shuttle into town included but you can pay $15 for a round trip to town... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Dear reader and most of all dear Philip, what a wonderful experience we had at Bocas Villas. Flying in from Amsterdam in The Netherlands, where we live, after a 3 day visit of Panama City, we finally found ourselves at Bocas Villas which we booked with high expectations. We hoped to relax and enjoy ourselves visiting the surroundings. Our expectation... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Just got back from here... My wife and I spent our last 4 nights in Bocas at Bocas Villas and are already talking about going back again. I've read some of the bad reviews and I think they must have cleaned & fixed things up since some of the other reviews... We found the place to be clean, and no... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I dont ven know where to start. This was the BIGGEST DISAPOINTMENT in accomodation we have ever had. We have been traveling around the world now for 8 months and have stayed in some extremely poor town's and have never experienced or seen such DISCUSTING facitities. And To top it off the owner's attutude matched it.. We stayed 6 nights,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

We booked this through VRBO. Phillip was great. He was extremely helpful before we arrived as my boyfriend and I had about a million questions. Once we arrived he arranged to have Brown his boat driver pick us up, take us to the grocery store and then to our home for three nights. By the way, Brown is The Man.... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Stayed in Bocas villas for 5 nights and enjoyed it very much! The location was beautiful, waking up and falling asleep over the ocean is hard to beat. Our only complaint is really our fault, we are 26 and 27 year old girls who still like to party a little and Bocas villas is definitely secluded and coming home late... More

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huntington beach, ca
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

The review by NYCPlanner71, May 22 2013, is pretty spot on. This place will be fantastic for some and maybe a let down for others. But, I'll have to say that the ones who are let down probably didn't do their research. This place is not a resort, hotel, or full-service anything. If the thought of finding a fly in... More

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New York City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

How to explain reviews where so many people love it here yet others appear to hate it? I chalk it up to some widely varying expectations about what Bocas Villas is (and in fact we were there at the same time another group was who gave it a bad review, and it was clear their expectations were way off). For... More

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Address: Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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