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Hotel Olas

Calle 6, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff here was very friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean and each had it's own character. The dock off the lobby was nice, and the second floor open air lounge was a great place to unwind and look out over the water. Located at the very south end of the main hotel district, it is quiet and not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at Hotel Olas with a friend for 3 nights and it was a pretty good choice for bocas town. For the price, I think it's really great. The rooms are small (ours was a double bed) but really clean. We were on the 3rd floor which had a cool view but a constant smell ... also it's a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Simple review. Bad service, poor and disrespectful owners. So many other places in the area to choose from. Booked for 5 nights, stayed one night and moved. The smell alone should have made us turn around and not even spend a night. Trust me and go elsewhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I absolutely adored Hotel Olas. The location is wonderful, the rooms are clean, nice and cool AC, very reasonable. The entire hotel is built over water on pilings and it keeps the place nice and cool and balmy. The first floor has a restaurant and bar area facing the Caribbean, it's break taking. I would spend time just sitting there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Our stay in Hotel Olas was fantastic- it's a short walk from the airport & right on the water but on a quiet street yet still practically in the middle of town. The rooms are very clean, spacious and the staff is very accommodating- any problem you have is solved immediately and beyond your expectations. We stayed in room number... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The room was overall adequate with attractive wooden features though slightly small & noisey ( from next doors clients ) which was offputting .We stayed for the one night as it wasn't really what we were looking for but the bar area is relaxed with some decent views . The hotel is on the quiet side of the strip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Very good place with a great maneger, shay! Will help with every thing you need. Located at great point on the water. Good breakfast, clean rooms! They have a tours that you can do directly from the hotel to all the good and interesting places. If i will be back to panama ill be there for sure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Stayed here for 4 or 5 nights in November. It's only a short walk to the main part of town, not in a bad spot. It offers a nice view from the patios where you can enjoy a beer and a cigar. The rooms have AC and a TV and are very nice to recuperate in after a hot day... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

One night was too much. Location was not in the best part of town. Water front, but very noisy water taxies and other boats buzzing by all day and night. Rooms are small and felt cramped. You could hear folks in the other rooms doing things you did not want to hear. Folks returning home after a light night at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I booked this hotel for a night through their online booking website. After a very long day I arrived at the hotel, dragged all of my luggage to the reception at the end of the hallway, and was not greeted by anybody. After waiting a little while somebody came over to help me. I gave my name and they picked... More 

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