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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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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Burlington, Vermont
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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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