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Hotel Vista Mar

Ave. North and 5th Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Ranked #11 of 23 Bocas Town B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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 !!!

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santa teresa
3 reviews 3 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 .

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Canillas de Aceituno, Spain
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

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Sydney, Australia
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222 reviews 222 reviews
70 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 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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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

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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.

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Seattle, Washington
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46 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 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

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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

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28 reviews 28 reviews
27 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.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2010

We arrived at the Vista Mar Hotel via a boat landing at its own jetty, which lead onto an outdoor eating area (all meals were served here). It was idyllic to be sat on a jetty eating breakfast :) The rooms were clean and simple, I sampled 2 rooms as the first one got flooded during our stay because of... More

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Address: Ave. North and 5th Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
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Hotel Vista Mar Bocas Del Toro, Panama - Bocas Town

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