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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle 6, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Hotel Olas
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Ranked #5 of 12 Hotels in Bocas Town
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days 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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Panama City, Panama, Panama
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here from January 22 to 25. The hotel was very basic. Rooms were clean and well maintain. It is ideal if you only need a place to rest at night as we did. We went out to eat everyday since there are nicer places to eat in downtown just a few minutes walk. I will go back to... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Balcony room is lovely. Street side is quaint and you get to watch the local families across the way. Restaurant downstairs is very decent; coffee is excellent. The staff are very gracious and helpful, responding immediately to our needs. Bikes are on site and the showers are hot! Yay!! Great price and super easy location at the end of downtown.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed 5 days at Olas. It is nice enough, nothing special. Clean rooms although they smell a bit like urine (I stayed in two different rooms and smelled this) the balconies are nice and the water front views beautiful. No frills but a decent place to stay.

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Vancouver, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 4 nights in January 2015, room #21 on 3d floor. Location is good and quiet, only a 5 minute walk to the bar/restaurant strip. Rooms are basic but adequate, as is the bath. Has TV in room, and in room WIFI was reliable. Has air conditioning. Hotel finished entirely in a teak looking varnished wood, which appears nice. Higher... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quiet B and B, but rooms are very basic/ traditional and not very clean. The bar area has no music so is quiet but lacks any atmosphere, you wouldnt want to eat here as thee are lots of better places in the centre of town five minutes walk away. The ground floor rooms have no view and there is limited... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Olas 4 nights with my girlfriend for NYE 2014-2015. People are nice, service is local (you need to get your clean towels at the desk almost every day, everything is quite slow...), AC is working properly. The view from the rooms are not the best that you could expect from the pictures as the front part of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been in olas hotel for 9 days. The hotel is in a very good location, a few minutes from the main street but still quiet and calm atmosphire. The rooms are good , great shower, good bed. We recommend to come and stay there , there is a very good and profasional man in the reception named Shay.... More 

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Nir David, Israel
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This little hotel is very near the center 5 min walking ,but at the same time the fact that is not on the Main Street make it very pleasant and quiet, allowing to to rest, it's clean and comfortable, they have a nice deck right in front the sea with an amazing view, where you can swim or just drink... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

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 December 4, 2014

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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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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Also Known As:
Olas Hotel Bocas Town
Hotel Olas Bocas Del Toro, Panama - Bocas Town

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