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Hotel Vista Mar

Ave. North and 5th Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great hotel by the water, nothing fancy but it's not on the main strip so it's nice and quiet at night. Still close, about a five minute walk, to the main strip. Check out the two hammocks on the second floor back balcony and Rum Runners around the corner for breakfast.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Nice spot off the main drag with a delicious restaurant and nice oceanside view Air conditioning was intermittent but otherwise a good sleep for a good price Clean and comfortable but simple, not a luxury resort but we'll worth the value.

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CHICAGO
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Great location. Staff were friendly at the bar, but cold at the front desk. This place clearly cuts corners, as they have minimal keys, turns of AC at will, and has weird rules about their safe. Rooms are dreary - poor lighting, lamps didnt work, beds squeaky, thin walls. Bathrooms are like dorm bathrooms. No toiletries provided. The best part... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This place has basic rooms with small balconies. It would seem that it has seen better days. The staff are somewhat helpful. The included breakfast was average. The price seemed high for what I got, but all of Bocas hotels seem to be expensive.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and loved it. It looks on the edge of town, but its a lovely 5 min walk to the main street and perfectly placed for the delightful 'Restaurant Tom'. Dock has great views, happy hour is very well priced and there are upstairs hammocks. You could spend a lot more money for somewhere no... More 

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CONNECTICUT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This hotel is lovely,,the owners and the employees are very professional ,kind,,they make sure you are very comfortable and all of your needs are met !!! The view is outstanding,,you can just go swimming off the dock ,,,so inviting!!!The owner and his wife have fishing tours,beach tours ,,,the food is great !!!!The hotel has great internet !!!

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santa teresa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I stayed here for 3 nights and really enjoyed it . probably the best deal in Bocas Town . nice quiet location yet only a 5 minute walk to the center of town . great ocean view restaurant with a really nice breakfast .

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Canillas de Aceituno, Spain
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We were in Bocas to explore the town and surrounds so not looking for somewhere luxurious or surrounded by nature this time. If you just need somewhere comfortable to get a good nights sleep after busy days out and about, this hotel is fine - room and bathroom were spotlessly clean, comfortable bed, quiet, efficient AC, nice cold fridge, hot... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Had been staying somewhere else then moved in here for a couple of nights-great little hotel-very clean and safe-there was only 1 other couple staying nice terrace overlooking the sea and the back deck and bar is great and a bit secluded. 5 minute walk from the main town and only 2 minutes to some great little restaurants. Supermarket just... More 

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Excelsior, Minnesota, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

We had a good experience here. We stayed in a room with 3 beds which worked well for our group. Breakfast was good and served very fast. Coffee is great! The bar serves amazing mojitos. Staff was friendly and found a place to store our luggage after checkout. It's nothing fancy but its clean and you can walk easily from... More 

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