We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 24 Bocas Town B&Bs / inns

Hotel Vista Mar

Ave. North and 5th Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Hotel amenities
Hotel Vista Mar
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Save
You added Hotel Vista Mar to your Saves list
Ranked #13 of 24 Bocas Town B&B and Inns
A recent review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014
R958_James Manchester, United Kingdom
Write a Review

28 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    10
    7
    8
    2
    1
See reviews for
3
10
3
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (2)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (28)
  • Mar-May only
    (5)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (6)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (9)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (8)
All months
Manchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
23 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
CONNECTICUT
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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 !!!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
santa teresa
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 .

Was this review helpful? Yes
Canillas de Aceituno, Spain
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
232 reviews 232 reviews
74 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Excelsior, Minnesota, USA
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012 via mobile

I liked that the hotel was very cozy, they had excellent tips on where to dine and have fun. They also adviced on how much should people charge us in water taxis, buses and ground taxis. They have some awesome music in the bar. Breakfast included was very nice. It included excellent coffee.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
53 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

If you are visiting Bocas you are probably wanting to spend your days at the beach and your nights at the clubs. The hotel is just a place to rest before you do it all over again. Hotel Vista Mar is a fine place to stay. The restaurant/bar is right on the water so you have amazing views for meals... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
NorCal
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2011

Staff was just "okay" attending to normal functions. The included breakfast isn't included on the one day a week the staff is off, but otherwise everything went well by Panamanian standards. The room was fairly clean, and comfortable, if a bight small (there's no place to sit in a chair. It's a 10-minute walk to town, but the trade-off is... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Barcelona
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
26 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2011

Spacious room with a small balcony with seaview. Wokring A/C, fridge, tv, wifi. Excellent service, good breakfast at the seaview terrace. Communcal balcony with hammocks. Close to town center.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Hotel Vista Mar? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Vista Mar

Address: Ave. North and 5th Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 25
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline, Odigeo and Despegar.com so you can book your Hotel Vista Mar reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hotel Vista Mar Bocas Del Toro, Panama - Bocas Town

16 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (17)
Viewed
Family/play areas (3)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (5)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Near Hotel Vista Mar

Top-rated Attractions Nearby
Top-rated Restaurants Nearby