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Hotel Palma Royale

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Calle 3 | A lado de ferry, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Michigan
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69 reviews 69 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

a nice hotel on the edge of town. everything is still with in walking distance. the one disappointment was they were no help for tours or recommendations. granted there are tour shops all over but it is nice to book through the hotel with a reputable company.

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Miami, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been going to Bocas for 10 years, and in Bocas Town, this is the new and best option for a hotel. What we got was really a suite because it had a fully equipped kitchen and separate bedroom. 24 hour a day desk service down stairs answered our every question and were very cheerful and motivated to be sure... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I heard bad customer service in Panama, and this hotel is the real proof of that, the receptionist is always angry, she seems not to like talking to people, everybody is so rude unpolitic. the breakfast is a joke. I can not believe how badly managed the hotel can be This too bad because the hotel has a very nice... More 

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Panama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first time to stay at Palma Real- the suites are gorgeous- high-end tropical decor including local art. Our's had two balconies with ocean views. Carmen and her team are friendly and helpful, Nice full breakfast and a short walk to the Boca's town restaurants and boat transportation.. We are definitely coming back.

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New York City, New York
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were hit with rainstorms for most of our trip and were stuck inside. We got the penthouse to give ourselves space and we were extremely glad for it. The penthouse is very spacious and we weren't on top of each other at every moment. We also had a full kitchen and big living room. There is a small market... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is well located hotel in the funky town of Bocas del Toro, with a view of the water, fisherman, and daily life in Bocas. We had a suite, with a balcony looking onto the water. Small kitchen and living area, and a comfortable bed. There is breakfast with fresh juices and the staff are pleasant and good. Best is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My boyfriend and I booked the standard room for 3 nights. It's a very nice hotel with comfortable rooms. The breakfast is very good too. Near the hotel, there are a lot of locals that organize the tours to the other islands and a variety of restaurants and bars that you can go walking. Definitely, we recommend this hotel. Good... More 

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Houston, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We saw that Jimmy Buffet stayed here for a couple of nights. His taste in hotels has proven to be slightly better than ours, so we booked two nights here. We were not disappointed. Everything in this island town is delivered by boat. So there is nothing in excess here. The rooms are moderate in size with a queen size... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Best hotel in Bocas Town, clean, new, good value Big rooms and confortable beds, friendly staff and great location within walking distance of everything but yet far enough from noises and the party crowd. Decent breakfast included

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Scarsdale, New York
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My husband, I and our two teenaged kids stayed here for 2 nights last week - based on TripAdvisor reviews and other internet research. I am so glad we stayed here! If you are used to the luxuries of life when you travel - wifi, hot cooked breakfast to order, towels for expeditions, AC (big!), comfortable beds, helpful staff, away... More 

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