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Gran Hotel Bahia

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Calle 3a. y Ave. A, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at this place in november of 2015. I had few expectations at first but then change when we got to the room. The place was totally clean, really nice, a really comfortable bed. The only thing that doesn´t like us was the breakfast is served on the second floor and the table was next to our door so since... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Gran Bahia is an institution (having once been the HQ for the United Fruit company) but for such a grand building it is lacking in character. Equally it is very noisy at night (to be fair we were there on 28/29th Dec so every bar was blaring out music...to 4am!) The breakfast is a sad affair...not an egg in sight... More 

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Thank NaughtyBeagle
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

The reception staff was very pleasant, especially the young man who checked us in who was also helpful to us personally, I believe his name was Alguino or Algernon (sorry about inaccurate spelling) but the reception staff are literally sitting behind bars which made you feel like you were walking into a prison. Nice hardwood floors everywhere but the hotel... More 

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Perth, Canada
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I booked a package trip from Costa Rica. We were so lucky to get this hotel. Room was clean,safe worked,T.V. did not even after we called to try to get it fixed.A.C. worked fine. We were in the off season, so did not find the hotel night club next door too loud, never heard it in our... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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152 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Everything was correct : the rooms were nice and clean, location was very good, breakfast was basic but sufficient ( the breakfast area is really nice) , wifi worked well. Quite a bit of noise in the evenings because of the terasse outside but pretty manageble. We had room 206 upstairs. We were able to do a late check out... More 

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Thank corina0210
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

The best meat on the island / El mejor carne de Isla Colón. Wonderful service, fast and friendly. I've been living in Panama now for 1,5 years and this was one of the best meats I've had. La parrilla es perfecto, la comida es simple y deliciosa. Nice porch is giving you a relax, don't worry about the rain feeling.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We stayed here recently with a group of friends and really enjoyed our visit. The building is historic- it was the offices of the United Fruit Company built around 1904. It has the ambience of a colonial town house and has a great balcony where you take breakfast and can people watch in the street below. The rooms are very... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we appreciate the feedback. Regards! More 

Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

American Breakfast included, they were always on time to the airport, an historical place, oldest hotel in town. Service was very friendly. A good place to stay. In front of Club La Iguana if you want dance and drinks, walking distance to everything even the airport, a perfect location. You can take the breakfast and see the sunrise on the... More 

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Thank Nirurk
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

The rooms were fine, clean and comfortable. There is some noise from the nearby night club which can be disturbing There is no pool or outdoor areas other than the terrace and veranda Breakfast was very basic, ham, cheese, toast, cheap juice and coffee or tea

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

We came her after staying in a hostel and we're happy with most everything, they breakfast buffet was disappointing at best Great spot to eat out front The room was clean and the place was nice, they charge you when leave, at the time I thought I paid when I booked online, so there was some confusion but al in... More 

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