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Bocas Paradise Hotel

1st Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 00420, Panama
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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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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had a great stay, reading some of the other reviews, I want to put things in perspective a bit. Hostels here on the island run $12-20 per night not counting private rooms which hit up to $50. The rooms here were less than that, great staff, comfortable beds, hot water and solid AC. On an island in another country... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff is great and the rooms are in great shape! We came in high season and were able to get a room after our first week (first week was new years) here and were very happy with it. Granted, we were on the east side facing the loud bar below (Barco Hundido), but it was much noisier for us in... More 

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Burlingame, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice people and nice place. But unfortunately they are right next to the loudest bar in bocas. And the bar owners/managers are the most obnoxious bullies you can imagine. It's really an awful place that should be avoided. Too bad but you can't hear yourself think here, much less the person sitting right next to you. Why the bar is... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Just to put things in perspective, my wife and I travel a lot and stay in accommodations ranging from hostels to luxury hotels. I always review a place within the context of what I paid. That being said, we paid too much. The place was clean, but dated with need for repairs, especially that 20 year old AC that sounded... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for two nights. Basically all the rooms at ground floor have a moist-problem: the smell of fungus is terrible. Needless to say, that apart from the smell this is also very bad for your health. We both had a terrible headache the following day (and no, one of us was sober so it wasn`t just a hangover). As extra... More 

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Portland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stayed a week on Isla Colon and stayed at multiple hotels to find one we liked best. This hotel was our least favorite. We had a king room overlooking the ocean, and it was decent. It felt pretty clean, had a great view and big double doors to the balcony over the water. However, there was a bar right... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

I didn't stay at this hotel but we did go in and have a drink at their bar a few times. Mariela the bartender is lovely and she also organised tours at good prices. The place has a nice, relaxed atmosphere to chill out with a few beers on the deck looking across the water. However, the only down point... More 

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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I stayed 2 nights in a stuffy room. The towels in the bathroom were frayed and desperately need to be retired to duster status. The AC was noisy and generally ineffective. I would recommend it as a last resort. The location is great, only a 5 minute walk to the center of town, and boats can come right up to... More 

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Arlington
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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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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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Address: 1st Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 00420, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Bocas Town Paradise Hotel
Bocas Paradise Hotel Bocas Del Toro, Panama - Bocas Town

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