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Hotel Palma Royale

Calle 3 | A lado de ferry, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Ranked #4 of 14 Hotels in Bocas Town
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Israel
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the better hotels on the island. Not all staff knows English so it was hard communicating at times. Breakfast was small with one cup of juice and no water, went outside to complete the meal. Stayed on the ground floor so got no view. Higher floors gets a view of the water. Do not use their laundry service... More

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Pavones, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Bocas but plan to go back. We enjoyed the comfort of our room at Palma Royale. When planning the trip I wrote emails to a couple hotels in Bocas Town and only Palma Royale wrote back quickly with answers for all my questions. The staff was friendly and helpful. It was nice to have... More

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Melissapalmaroyale, Owner at Hotel Palma Royale, responded to this review

Thank for taking the time and writing a great review. We appreciate the 5 stars! Thank you for providing so many details to our potential guests. We really appreciate it. We do try to provide a luxurious experience in Bocas and our staff works so hard to take care of the guests. We are glad you enjoyed the balconies and... More

Fort Worth, Texas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Our room was nice and spacious. We were in 104 a studio room with a patio. It is a bit larger with a nicer bathroom than both 102 or 103 but a smaller patio. The patios are really only useful if you are a smoker as there is no view and little breeze. The patios are up against the wall... More

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Melissapalmaroyale, Owner at Hotel Palma Royale, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments, as well as your critiques. We do offer better views on the upper floors and hopefully you will take advantage of them upon your next visit with us! We try our very best to make our guests feel at home while spending time with us here in paradise. We take pride in our ability to... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This was a nice hotel. We had a 2 room suite and breakfast was included. I think all the rooms are suites. The rooms were large and comfortable. The breakfast was made to order. The location was convenient and quiet which is what we were looking for. The front desk staff was helpful in arranging tours. I would recommend this... More

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Melissapalmaroyale, Owner at Hotel Palma Royale, responded to this review

Thank for taking the time and writing a great review. We appreciate the 5 stars! We do try to provide a luxurious experience in Bocas and our staff works so hard to take care of the guests. We hope to see you at the Palma Royale in the future. Thanks! Melissa More

Heemstede, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Looks great from the outside, but way less from the inside. Below average rooms and horrible shower. Almost no attendance from staff during breakfast, which was disappointing. Wifi was broken for a few days. All in all, very unimpressed.

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Melissapalmaroyale, Owner at Hotel Palma Royale, responded to this review

We are sorry hear the interior does not match the exterior, we have put as much or more detail into our suites. Our showers are rainwater showers and not city water as are most hotels here in Bocas. I hope you give us another chance on your return to our island paradise Yours, Melissa More

San Rafael, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A couple friends and I spent 3 nights at the Palma Royale and enjoyed every minute of it. Our flight got in quite early and the hotel stored our luggage until we were able to check in. We actually came back to grab something out of our bags around noon and our room was ready for us and they checked... More

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Melissapalmaroyale, Owner at Hotel Palma Royale, responded to this review

Thank for taking the time and writing a great review. We appreciate the 5 stars! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a thorough great review. We appreciate it and our future guests do as well. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Palma Royale. Thanks! We hope to see you at... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Carmen will take good care of you and provide a very safe haven with beautiful, spacious rooms and a wonderful view of the sea! Because I extended my stay, Carmen moved me up to a higher floor and the room was amazing! I had a kitchen, spacious living room area, big patio and modern bathroom. The view from every window... More

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Melissapalmaroyale, Owner at Hotel Palma Royale, responded to this review

Thank for taking the time and writing a great review. We appreciate the 5 stars! Thank you for providing so many details to our potential guests. We really appreciate it. We hope to see you at the Palma Royale in the future. BestRegards, Melissa More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We rented the penthouse suite for a week. Pros: a nice place compared to others around. This city really is in poor shape(trash everywhere). The Super Gourmet shop next door is a godsend for clean and normal food and drinks. AC worked great in suite and was nice to come back to. Our suite was roomy with a beautiful balcony... More

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Melissapalmaroyale, Owner at Hotel Palma Royale, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments, as well as your critiques. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We try our very best to make our guests feel at home while spending time with us here in paradise. We take pride in our ability to provide upscale accommodations, complimented with prompt, friendly and efficient service. We... More

Dallas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My wife and I spent 2 nights here during our short stay in Bocas. The room was clean and of nice size. The bathroom was very nice with a "Rain" shower head. Water pressure was good. The hotel was a couple of blocks from the "main" commercial district, but that was a plus in our estimation. It was quiet and... More

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Melissapalmaroyale, Owner at Hotel Palma Royale, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a thorough great review. We appreciate it and our future guests do as well. Blow dryers are available upon request and that information was in our guest book, we regret you did not see that. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Palma Royale. Thanks!... More

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We stayed just one night here since we had an early Air Panama flight the next morning. We were greeted by Carmen, the GM, and she took great care of us. The room (103) was very modern, as the bathroom has upgraded fixtures and travertine tile. The bed was really comfortable and it was a nice touch to have fresh... More

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Melissapalmaroyale, Owner at Hotel Palma Royale, responded to this review

Thank for taking the time and writing a great review. We appreciate the 5 stars! We hope to see you at the Palma Royale in the future and thank you so much for taking the time to write such a thorough great review. We appreciate it and our future guests do as well. We are happy to hear you enjoyed... More

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Address: Calle 3 | A lado de ferry, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
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