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Old Bank, Isla Bastimentos 00190, Panama
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Free Spirit Inn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Solingen, Deutschland, Europa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time in the Free Spirit Inn. It is very easy to get there, only five minuits by boat from bocas and a short way by foot. The rooms are big and there is a beautiful garden. From the balcony you can have a nice view on the ocean and it is a perfect place to relax... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We had three amazing days in this beautiful accommodation. There was nothing to complain about. Calvin helped us with everything and was very nice to us. The rooms were clean and he really cared about everything. We wanna thank him for the (too short) time we had on this island. We definitely wanna come back some time! Thank you!

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San Francisco
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We (3 women) stayed for four nights at Free Spirit Inn. Being on Bastimentos was a great respite from the density and energy of Bocas Town. Calvin was a very attentive and available host. He connected us to three different tours of the area during our stay, all based on our requests. Each tour was offered by a local guide,... More

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Corona, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We stayed with Calvin in March 2014 & had a great time exploring the Bocas del Toro Archipelago from Bastimentos Island over three nights. Calvin is attentive and tries his best to give you deets on the island, where to eat, explore and even has a friend that offers snorkeling & bat cave tours. The Free Spirit Inn is a... More

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We enjoyed staying in Calvin's place a lot. We slept in the garden hut. Calvin was very helpful and the breakfast was outstanding. Due to the fact that he also traveled a lot we had quite some stories to exchange. The place is far enough from town and also not too far away. It's just a short walk down the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

At less than 5 mins walk from the dock, excellent room and nice view of the bay. Calvin make me feel immediately at home and was really helpful with any kind of recommendation. Despite of a water shortage on the island he manage to have running water and hot shower. I'll be back!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I'm completely confused about the high rating of this place. This is really basic accommodation and for $65 a night I guess you don't get much! Firstly it's fair to say that we were there over carnival and pretty much every hotel was booked out so we did not really have a choice but to stay here. Location wise it... More

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Calvin C, Owner at Free Spirit Inn, responded to this review

I'm so sorry that you waited until the end of your stay to voice your concerns. Its disappointing that your concerns were aired on a public profile since I am available at all times at address guests needs and would have discussed each of these issues immediately (not after the fact). I make it known that this is an accommodation... More

London
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We had great 5 days at Free Spirit Inn. The Inn is located a nice walk from central park, which is not really a park despite being called this way. It's also has a nice route to "Up on the hill" coffee and chocolate shop which is amazing place that deserves separate review. The Free Spirit Inn is really nicely... More

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Den haag
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

We spend 5 nights in this beautiful place. We enjoyed every second of it. The room is great and the host Calvin is a really nice host. He has great stories and is willing to help you with everything. Every morning he made us nice smooties, we felt very welcome. Calvin; thanks for the amazing time.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

The moment we entered the gate of Free Spirit Inn we understood that’s the place we wanted to be. Beautifully created place where you can relax and enjoy after the day filled with extraordinary activities. By the way, everything we’ve done was advised by our wonderful host Calvin. It’s so nice to have somebody taking care of you. If you... More

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Address: Old Bank, Isla Bastimentos 00190, Panama
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Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Bastimentos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Free Spirit Inn Panama/Isla Bastimentos, Bocas Del Toro

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our New Eco Friendly Inn offers a relaxed and lazy getaway with a splash of tropical adventure with local Caribbean music in the background with a beautiful island bay view, plus local restaurant ,bars with music and food stores two minutes away. Free Spirit Inn has comfortable private suites, with dreamy beds, private bathrooms with hot showers and stone massage floors. Each suite has a balcony view of the Caribbean and other islands in the bay, and a decorated sleeping loft for 1 to 2 extra guests.There is a outdoor seating area and hammock to enjoy quiet reflection, a garden area , outdoor open air shower ... more   less 
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