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The Firefly Bocas del Toro

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Old Bank, Isla Bastimentos, Panama
The Firefly Bocas del Toro
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a little delayed in writing this review as I was there last year, but none the less this place was incredible. Ryan and Lauren are both amazing and chill people, and the atmosphere was magical. The rooms were beautifully decorated and clean, all the staff was so friendly and nice, Sleeping at night you would hear the waves!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the Air bungalow for 2 night and wished it could have been forever! This is paradise! Our welcome couldn't have been more friendly! Lauren welcomed us with a nice drink. The room was spacious and nicely decorated. It has an open air shower which was great to experience the jungle! The pool is lovely with infinity views... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To me, Firefly is the best and only place to stay near Bocas and definitely on Bastimento. There are a ton of hostels but unless I'm trekking or really need to save a bit, those are not my thing. Firefly is hipster without being obnoxious and actually caters to all age groups. The rooms are gorgeous and my favorite of... More 

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Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Finding your way around Bastimentos is not for the weak of heart, and you need good legs. The Firefly is only five minutes off the "main strip" of Old Bank and its central concrete pathway - there are no motorized vehicles on Basti! - and a back packer would be fine. But try dragging a suitcase on wheels and you... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We had such a lovely time at the Firefly. Really lovely place. On the quiet side of bastimentos. Our bungalow was beautiful, super clean and thoughtfully designed (plugs where you need them 1st time I've seen that in Central America) beautiful view, great linens, private deck, just stunning, our breakfast was fresh and hearty and delicious. The restaurant was tapas... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

strange "reservation rules". In the morning we made a reservation for the evening as the Restaurant wants to have. But during the afternoon two girls came to our hostel and we invited them to come with us. When we arrived the lady in the service was very not amused about 2 more guests what we would have understood, if all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Firefly in March and it was an amazing experience from start to finish. Ryan was so nice and helpful. We stayed in the water bungalow and the view was amazing! I wish I can take the room home with me lol everything from the decor to the bedding was amazing! The breakfast was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My husband and I had our wedding at the end of February 2015 at The Firefly and we could not have asked for a better location. The moment we reached out, Lauren and Ryan were such tremendous help, and would have been lost with out them. They did so much work to ensure we had the best day ever, which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We had such a memorable time staying at the Firefly. Lauren & Ryan made us feel very welcome from the get-go, welcoming us with a rum punch and even upgrading us to an ocean-view room which was available for one night during our stay. They went above and beyond after we left as I had forgotten an item behind and... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I was at this adorable bed and breakfast for a wedding and it was so beautiful! The staff is fantastic! The food was to die for! And I think I am in love with the cucumber gimlet! I cannot wait to visit again!

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