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Hotel Palma Royale

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2.0 of 5
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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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Turrialba, Costa Rica
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Hotel Palma Royale for the second time. I honestly love staying there and I think that anyone who wants a nice place to stay at Bocas Town will love it too. You can walk to anywhere in town, the staff are very helpful and friendly. They gave us free beach towels and breakfast was included with our... More 

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Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The suite was beautiful. It had a balcony. I loved the place. Wonderful breakfast outside. The only problem was that I stayed there the week of their independence celebrations and drumming, etc. went on 24 hours a day. Way too noisy!! It is also almost directly across from the large ferry ramp to the mainland. But, it is very close... More 

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

From the actual building and layout to the food and service, this is a top notch operation. the management surprised us with a special basket of gifts for the wedding and responded to all sorts of requests from the bridal party just before the wedding. High quality room and furnishings, by far the nicest in BOCAS town proper and next... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Palma Royale is the BEST hotel in Bocas Del Toro. From the amazing location right at the end of Bocas Town, to amazing staff, and the rooms are awesome too. The overall atmosphere and ambiance of the hotel just made my vacation in Bocas even more splendid. You will not find many good hotels in Bocas, but Palma Royale should... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The hotel staff were very friendly and the service was great. Our room was clean and very comfortable. You have a good view of the water from the upper floors and it is right on the main drag. I would definitely sty there again if we return to Bocas Town.

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Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

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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