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Bocas Paradise Hotel

1st Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 00420, Panama
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Ranked #12 of 14 hotels in Bocas Town
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Arlington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We went to Bocas for a two day get away with some friends. The hotel is conveniently located right next to the water taxi stands so no walking thru town dragging your luggage. Our room was king size bed with not the greatest view, but okay. Balcony with 2 chairs is soooo small you can't even sit out there without... More

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Cardigan, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Despite doing a lot of research before we went, we still managed to end up in the noisiest place in town. Right next to a nightclub that had the walls bouncing until 3am! Only the very noisy AC went a small way to drowning out the noise (it was no good for anything else!) We had asked for a water... More

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Panama City, Panama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We put up with the terrible smell of a very moldy room for 2 nights. The manger (Joe) was extremely rude, unfriendly and doesn't respect the hotel guest. We had a Oferta Simple certificate for 2 nights and a free buffet breakfast was included. The manager (Joe) and the staff didn't honor the free breakfast and charged us for it.... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

KEEP AWAY from this dump. Over-priced and filthy. The people running this joint don't give a toss either about the state of their place. Give it a wide berth is our advice. Even asking for hot water or for a remote control that works is too much for these people. The whole lot of them unfriendly and inhospitable.

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bocasparadise, General Manager at Bocas Paradise Hotel, responded to this review

e really are not sure how to reply to you as you really have unpleasant things to say without stating anything exactly what was wrong. We have allot of people stay here that love the hotel and the staff, cleanliness and the atmosphere. We do have the odd "less then perfect" experience like any hotel but that is usually pertaining... More

Grand Cayman
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35 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The web site clearly states that all their rooms "come equipped with spacious balcony with seating". We booked with an Oferta Simple, Panamanian equivalent to Groupon for two standard rooms for two nights as the suites were not available. We arrived early and asked if we could store our luggage until the rooms were ready. They were stored in Room... More

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Boquete
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We rented a balcony suite for 2 nights. I would like to know what defines a suite. We have a king size bed with 2night tables and only 1 tiny lamp. At the end of the bed we have a 1 foot walk way between the bed and the 10 year old futon that goes down hill in shape by... More

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

things that I liked about this hotel was that the staff was very friendly, and that the hotel was at the center. Things that I didn't like was that there wasn't a safe in the room, always had a problem with the water temp., after i would get it to a comfortable temperature few mins after temp.would change to either... More

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Nipawin, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We stayed 3 nights, the noisewas not as bad as we first thought it would be. The lttle noise we did have the fan and air conditioning drowned it out. We did complain about no hot water, the maintenance man did come look at it but it was never resolved. Breakfast was good except you couldn't buy a smile from... More

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights. The positive points were: - good location (one the water and just off main drag) - room and bathroom was good size - clean - management fixes things quickly if there are any problems - working a/c and fan Negatives points - one night it was a big loud but the sound of the a/c... More

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Telluride, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

First, the hotel is nice enough for the price,$50, as it is right in the middle of town. But the first night there was a bar/disco really close that started blaring music at 9pm and it didn't stop until 3am. It was impossible to sleep.There was a restauarant downstairs that was right on the water but the service was slow... More

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Additional Information about Bocas Paradise Hotel

Address: 1st Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 00420, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
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Bocas Town Paradise Hotel
Bocas Paradise Hotel Bocas Del Toro, Panama - Bocas Town

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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bocas Del Toro's newest oceanfront hotel located in the heart of the vibrant and picturesque Bocas Town. The hotel features three stories of colorful Caribbean architecture perched out over the water with spectacular views. The hotel offers 30 rooms, an incredible restaurant and bar and some of the best views in Bocas. Most rooms have breathtaking ocean views, balconies, air conditioning, cable TV, kitchenettes, and high quality furnishing. ... more   less 
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