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Bocas Inn

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Bocas Town, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Ranked #4 of 25 Bocas Town B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Connecticut
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to simply chill and have Bocas out your window and front door when you are ready this is your spot. Accommodations are basic, but the vibe is peaceful and friendly. The hammocks give you a view of the bay while you sip your beverage, read your book, or take a power nap. The food is excellent. The... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely the best place in which I have stayed. This is a beautiful place in a beautiful setting. I sits right on the water in Bocas Town on Isla de Colon. One could spend all day on the deck/dock on the first floor or on the second floor porch. The rooms are not fancy but are very comfortable with good... More 

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the hinterlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By in-town Bocas standards, I'd give this place a six instead of a five if I could. We spent time here when we came to work with Floating Doctors, a volunteer medical group that provides care to the Ngobe people in their villages on the islands around Bocas. (Yes, that's a plug for Floating Doctors - it's a great group... More 

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Ancon-Expeditions, Director of Sales at Bocas Inn, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you so much for your wonderful feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Bocas Inn and will pass on your praises to the entire hotel staff! Your Bocas Inn & Ancon Expeditions of Panama team More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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232 reviews 232 reviews
71 hotel reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is a great Caribbean style waterfront hotel in Bocas town, Isla Colon, Panama, complete with hammocks on the waterfront verandahs. There is free Wi-fi. The rooms and bathrooms are clean and nice and the staff very friendly. The bar was good with the combined barman/chef Orlando taking good care. Breakfast was great. The staff were very friendly and I... More 

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Estimado huésped, muchísimas gracias por sus buenos comentarios. Esperamos que vuelva pronto y nos complace pasar sus comentarios a nuestro... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

After staying at Bocas Inn I cannot imagine anyone writing a negaive review. The location is convenient and on the water, yet far enough away from the noise of town center. Very secure in my opinion. Great breakfast. Most of the staff have been at this property for a couple of decades and seem to love their work - this... More 

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Estimado huésped, muchísimas gracias por sus buenos comentarios! Que vuelva pronto al paraíso! More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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255 reviews 255 reviews
60 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Quintessential caribbean-style beach house, complete with hammocks, great garden, sea views and, most importantly, fantastic margharitas. Location is good at the end of the main part of town - easy access to all the bars and restaurants, but without the noise at night. Also fantastic base for exploring the marine park or just relaxing and swimming off the deck. We... More 

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Estimado huésped, muchísimas gracias por sus buenos comentarios. Le esperamos pronto de vuelta! More 

Glossop, United Kingdom
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257 reviews 257 reviews
63 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

No tv and water never hotter than warm but nice friendly atmosphere and really helpful staff. Herluciou(think that's how it's spelt)is very knowledgeable about tours and local transport and facilities and help you with your Bocas experience. Nice to arrive and depart by boat!

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kildare
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61 reviews 61 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is not a hotel, more like a hostel. We stayed here recently and were very disappointed. On arrival we were met by an unfriendly woman and given the keys to our room. There seemed to be only 4 rooms - maybe we were staying in an annex? The rooms were basic and what concerned us was the fact that... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We stayed at the Bocas Inn for 3 nights in November 2014. Our room was very spacious and clean. The owner of the hotel was such a lovely, helpful, amiable woman. She was more or less running the show on her own and did a fantastic job. Breakfast was plentiful. The position of the hotel is just on the outskirts... More 

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Ancon-Expeditions, Director of Sales at Bocas Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your time to share your great experience at the Bocas Inn with us. We look forward to having you back in the future. Happy New Year! More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Ideal place for a calm and quiet holiday. Rooms 1 and 2 are the best as they face the sea. The shops are near by. Though I cannot swim, I enjoyed snorkelling with the help of our tour leader Daniele from Journey Latin America who literally dragged me along, me wearing a life jacket. Saw lots of corals and colourful... More 

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Ancon-Expeditions, Director of Sales at Bocas Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Bocas Inn with us. We are glad to know you liked the rooms, our breakfasts and the inn's location. We are happy to let you know that corrections to WiFi signal have been made and the problem has been solved. More 

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