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Hotel Olas

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle 6, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Ranked #6 of 14 Hotels in Bocas Town
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

5 star for value – and the ocean view is pretty special, not many other places have it as open as this hotel does. Also – we thought staff were super friendly, and wouldn’t have believed the existing reviews. The fact that you have to pay in cash is a negative.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I very rarely write reviews but feel its only right that I take the time to write about this HOSTEL. I really dont understand how it has such high ratings on other web sites .Possibly the ratings aren't legit I don't know but this place has nothing going for it apart from the location. The receptionist was so uninterested its... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

..... the staff, that is. We were greeted without the slightest enthusiasm by the desk clerk, who demanded cash, saying credit cards weren't accepted. Odd, because in checking the hotel's website, definite reservation/cancellation policies referencing credit cards are mentioned. Maybe the real reason for 'no credit cards' is we secured this gem through another service. We paid in cash but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Location on the water is amazing and spending evenings on the terrace must have been one of my favourite things to do. Hotel is located slightly out of the buzz of the main street and in the area where mostly locals live which gives it a great authentic feel. Breakfast is good (when free and included in the room price).... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is a nice hotel on the water - it's 5-10 mins away from the main strip of Bocas Town on the main island and has nice little terraces with lovely views over the sea. The room was clean with good air conditioning - simple but perfectly fine for what we needed. What was a shame was the service, and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Got to Bocas del Toro by taxi boat. When asking for Hotel Olas, a nearby merchant referred us to the hotel owner parked right there. When we approached the hotel owner, he was not very happy to meet us. He took us in his private car and drove us to the hotel complaining that he does not understand the situation... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The hotel has a nice location a little farther from the main street of Bocas, which makes it quieter. It also has a wonderful sea view. There are four different types of breakfast to choose from, and ours were good enough. The staff don't seem to speak much English, but they managed to organize a taxi for us to go... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Great location right on the sea, good value for money, not a very friendly lady at the front desk but breakfast is amazing and on the house! They also offer many boat tours and links to other organisations.

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, LIMON
11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Do you really want my business? Tiny room, no patio. Cheap T.V. service...and no coffee in the whole place. $55.00 for two. I showed them my thermos and said I wanted coffee early in the morning. They said their machine was broken. It as still broken the next morning and I walked five blocks to get insipid coffee. The television... More 

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

A calm peaceful hotel a lit way out of town with the ocean by its side. The rooms are clean and tidy which makes up for the fact that in some rooms you can hear almost everything that pass es you. Breakfast is super yummy ajd my dad says they make the best pancakes ever. The drink are super nice... More 

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Address: Calle 6, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Olas 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Olas Hotel Bocas Town
Hotel Olas Bocas Del Toro, Panama - Bocas Town

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