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Tropical Suites

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle Primera, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a great hotel... safe, clean, neat very close to restaurants, pubs, shops. The staff is really helpful and polite. The rooms are large and clean. It is very close to everything you may need in Bocas. I highly reccomend it.

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Boca Raton
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Tropical Suites was the highlight of Bocas Town. The employees all bent over backwards to please... all we had to do was ask. Probably the most helpful and unexpected was with travel arrangements by the manager... around the island, hotels, travel to David and Panama City. The only thing we found wrong with the room was the refrigerator... it worked... More

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Palm Springs, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My family and I stayed for 4 nites in the summer. We opted for the city views and it was always fun to watch. After seeing the ocean in every other place we stayed we found it interesting and not noisy on the city side. Very clean rooms. nicely decorated and helpful staff. Very nice owners. I would highly recommend... More

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New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

First I want to cover Bocas del Toro and Panama City. It can be a complicated place to get in and out (and around) of and has many choices for activities and accommodations. Typically it is best to fly a major airline into Panama City, Panama - Tocumen Intl. (PTY), then drive across town in a taxi ($40) to Albrook... More

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tropicalsuites, Owner at Tropical Suites, responded to this review

Hello Vivrelemonde, Thank you very much for staying with us at Tropical Suites and taking the time to leave a review of the town and hotel. It seems there may have been some confusion about where you were staying with regards to the comment about a change in ownership or our daughter running the hotel. We have owned and operated... More

Carlsbad, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We stayed at Tropical Suites last year and loved it so we stayed there this year during our Bocas del Toro visit. This is the place to stay at in Isla Colon. The ocean view suites are worth the price. This time around I got to experience the hotel's great service. We experienced a blackout which I guess is not... More

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

The airconditioning in room 7 did not work properly. As such, we got little sleep. We complained to the front desk. They did nothing to fix the AC but just argued that it was working fine. It did not work fine and nothing was done to correct the matter.

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tropicalsuites, Owner at Tropical Suites, responded to this review

Hello Bill C, We appreciate your feedback and would like to express our sincere apologies for the inconvenience that you experienced. It is unacceptable this matter was not promptly rectified. Our staff strive to deliver the highest service standards and an exceptional guest experience. This matter was discussed with the appropriate staff member and we are confident such a situation... More

Stamford, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We just returned from 6 nights at this hotel with our 12 and 14 year old children. While expensive by Bocas standards, it wasn't by US standards! We had the top floor Executive Suite which included 2 bedrooms and a big kitchen and living room. Best of all, a huge terrace overlooks the water but none of the bedrooms overlook... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Just returned from a four night stay in Bocas at Tropical Suites. Everything was perfect. From the time of check in until we left. It was clean and well maintained. The front desk had the most pleasant ladies who helped with everything from taxis to reservations. I will return here again.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

From start to finish this hotel property has been a blessing. Our continued contact with the Owner and his staff made our trip one to remember. The room was impeccably kept at all times. What ever we needed was there for us. The breakfast vouchers each day gave us a choice of places to eat. The stay was one we... More

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Panama City, Panama
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Location is top. The room is nice (well equipped kitchen, though old and poorly kept refrigerator). Bathroom is good. No restaurant, but you get vouchers to a few restaurants next door, no problem. The problem is the noise. The front desk was noisy with the staff speaking loudly and listening to music all night (it was louder than the discos... More

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BocasHotel, Owner at Tropical Suites, responded to this review

Hello Thue P, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review and thank you for the nice comments. My utmost apologies for the noise, this is not a common occurrence on any floor at Tropical Suites and it is completely unacceptable. We also heard about this from another guest that was staying in the hotel while... More

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Address: Calle Primera, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tropical Suites 3.5*
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Tropical Hotel Bocas Town
Tropical Suites Bocas Del Toro, Panama - Bocas Town

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#1 Romantic Hotel in Bocas Town #2 Family Hotel in Bocas Town
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