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Hotel Hipocampo

First Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2011

The location is the only good thing about this hotel. Our room was not clean, we found a dirty razor in the shower and used soap bars. We paid extra for hot water, but only had cold water. Also, none of the staff spoke english so it was impossible to communicate anything to them.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2008

This hotel, to cut to the chase, is the hotel you go when you want the "Motel 6" version of a hotel in Bocas Town (Bocas del Toro). It is your own room with own bathroom. I also had decent A/C in this tropical environment. Staff was also generally friendly, though spoke Spanish exclusively (so, in other words, know at... More 

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NC
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2006

The room was pretty basic, however it met our needs. There was a TV and private bath with hot water. The lock on the door was not very secure, however there was an outer door to the floor with a deadbolt. Provides discounts at local restaurant and tour agency. Good location on main strip.

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