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Bahia Hotel

Third Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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40 reviews 40 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

gerente, darla, was a real sweetheart. booked thru booking.com, and she had a better rate for us using our pensionado discount. she could have made more money, but gave us the discount, even though it meant her writing a check to make up the difference! i was astounded! the hotel is lovely, really old architecture, hardwood floors. we stayed upstairs... More 

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new york
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

beds were comfortable and rooms clean,good a/c and lighting. very noisy.Noise from bar across the street from 11pm til 3am. Rooms 206 &208 are next to dishwashing kitchen, so that noise starts at 7am. even rooms face side street, odd face wall of hotel next door. Reception consistently unfriendly, behind bars feels like a flop house.

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

I think this is a good place in case you want to be in the center, they have a nice restaurant And it is the oldest construction in town really close to bike rentals wich is the best way to travel through town rent it with a chain It is not beach font but does have a view

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Fort Myers, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

we checked in with no problem, staff is semi-friendly. they offer breakfast included with hotel stay, but only for 2 hours (7-9am): coffee, milk, cereal, fruit, ham/cheese, toast. Very clean and no mold smell. AC worked perfect. Hotel charges beach towels fee, not much but they charge without telling you. Hotel is nice and quiet. The bed was more of... More 

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San Francisco
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We stayed in both an upstairs ( renovated) and downstairs ( unrenovated) room. Downstairs room was dark and musty. It also had a weird air fresher thing that would spray stuff periodically. We lost power I. The whole hotel lost power one morning and the darkness made it very difficult to find anything as we packed up to move rooms.... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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117 reviews 117 reviews
23 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

Just returned from a quick business trip to Bocas and had the good fortune to stay at the Gran Bahia Hotel. The owner Tito is a real class act. The hotel is very well maintained. The place was spotless. This is the only hotel on Bocas with a room for handicapped individuals. Every year in June they renovate two rooms.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

This is a very charming historic property. The building dates back to 1905, original Bocas headquarters of United Fruit Company. Recently refurbished, the building still preserves the original Caribbean architecture. The staff was very helpful and friendly specially the owner Tito who knows everything about Bocas del Toro. My room had a fridge, a sofa, flat screen TV, A/C. Great... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

We stayed one night, the staff was so nice they helped us look up information around the area. You can't find nicer people around. We felt, to stay in a piece of history this well kept, it was a great value. We were quoted $175 just next door and this was in the $85 range here. Breakfast was small but... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

I stayed here for 1 night with my boyfriend because I was delayed in leaving the island. The rooms were large but very basic and dark. Seemed a little bit stale. The toilet in our room clogged up which was a bit gross. Staff were friendly enough. Overall it was fine, but there are better places for cheaper rates. Probably... More 

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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011 via mobile

I stayed in this hotel in August 2011 for 5 nights. The location is very close to everything and it's fun to stay in a historical building but there are some things I did not enjoy... 1. The reception people at the front desk were not very friendly even though I spoke to them in Spanish. 2. The walls of... More 

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Address: Third Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Bahia Hotel Bocas Town
Bahia Hotel Bocas Del Toro, Panama - Bocas Town

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