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Going to Bocas without a reservation..

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San José, San Jose...
posts: 5
reviews: 6
Going to Bocas without a reservation..

Hi everyone, I'm planning a trip to bocas this 27th, 28th and 29th of Dec.. I haven't been able to make a reservation, every place seems to be booked already but I think I'll make the trip anyways and hopefully find something

I have a budget of 40-60$ per night, my question is, do you think I'll find something within that budget for those days??

Thanks!

Atlanta
Destination Expert
for Jaco, Bocas Town
posts: 3,685
reviews: 111
1. Re: Going to Bocas without a reservation..

I think it will be very diffiucult. Maybe a hammock? I would try contacting every place, even the specialty places.

Panama City, Panama
posts: 5,790
reviews: 80
2. Re: Going to Bocas without a reservation..

Hopefully GeoJack will see this post..........he always knows when there is some off the track place to stay - some obscure vacancy in Bocas.......

Atlanta
Destination Expert
for Jaco, Bocas Town
posts: 3,685
reviews: 111
3. Re: Going to Bocas without a reservation..

Good advice LN. JNNY you should PM GeoJack.

San José, San Jose...
posts: 5
reviews: 6
4. Re: Going to Bocas without a reservation..

Thank you both!

I'll contact GeoJack asap!

Thanks again!

Panama City, Panama
posts: 5,790
reviews: 80
5. Re: Going to Bocas without a reservation..

Jinny, here is his profile:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/members/geojack

On the left see a box that says "Send Message"

Click there and you are all set.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
posts: 912
reviews: 4
6. Re: Going to Bocas without a reservation..

I answered, hope it helps.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
posts: 912
reviews: 4
7. Re: Going to Bocas without a reservation..

I just talked to the guy from Hotel Olas. I cant vouch for the place but he said they are not quite booked for the christmas season but are getting there. You should also look up Hotel Sagitarius(sp?).

My GF said that Hotel Diamond is nice and cheap as well.

Olympia, Washington
posts: 321
reviews: 118
8. Re: Going to Bocas without a reservation..

Or contact Tito Thomas at the Gran Bahia Hotel. He does not book on any of the OBE's so you have to use his site. I will be there on the 19th for two nights. Not sure if he has availability on the 27th but you could check.

San José, San Jose...
posts: 5
reviews: 6
9. Re: Going to Bocas without a reservation..

Hello everyone!

I tried almost every hotel (within my budget) that I found online, including all recommended here.. they are all booked or never heard back, unfortunately the dates are not flexible!

I’ll stick to the plan, I’ll make the trip anyways! Wish me luck!

If you see someone sleeping in the sand.. that would probably be me! :P

Thank you all!

San José, San Jose...
posts: 5
reviews: 6
10. Re: Going to Bocas without a reservation..

Hi everyone

Good News (I hope)!!!!!

I found a place, in Isla Bastimentos, Hotel Caribbean View, there are many good reviews about it so I hope we spend a nice time there..

We dont mind staying in Isla Bastimentos away from the main town, actually is better that way.

So thank you all for your help!