My husband and I enjoyed 4 nights at this wonderful boutique hotel, located in the heart of Bocas Town. We spent 2 nights in a premium room with a town-view balcony and 2 nights in a premium room with an ocean-view balcony. Both rooms were extremely clean and comfortable. We greatly enjoyed relaxing on the balconies after day trips to the surrounding beaches – we preferred the beautiful views of the ocean, but also enjoyed the people watching on our two nights in the town-balcony. Accordingly, we would definitely recommend getting a room with a balcony, even though they are a bit pricier. However, generally speaking, there are lots of hotels on the water, so there are likely better values-for-money in Bocas Town. We had a great experience though at Hotel Bocas, so the rooms were well worth the price.
The staff was a huge help in organizing tours and giving us information about how to get back and forth from different areas in the archipelago. Our favorite spot was Boca del Drago, where the beach is not crowded, the water is a beautiful color, and you can spot lots of starfish. Prospective travelers should know that there is no beach in Bocas Town itself, but taking day trips is easy to organize and inexpensive (most sites are about 15-45 minutes away). We thought that this was the best of both worlds because the town was a fun place to wander around, but the distance between the town and the sites made the beaches less crowded and more fun to explore. At many times we felt like we had an entire jungle beach to ourselves. The bartender at the hotel was also quite friendly and we enjoyed talking to him and learning about the island. We would definitely recommend staying at this hotel and hope to come back soon.
- Also Known As:
- Hotel Bocas Town
- Bocas Del Toro Hotel
- Del Toro Bocas Town
- Hotel Bocas Del Toro Panama - Bocas Town
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Best Boutique Hotel available in the Archipelago of Bocas del Toro offering personalized service tailored in a luxurious fashion but with an atmosphere that makes you feel at home. Located over the ocean on Panama's Caribbean Coast, in the Archipelago of Bocas del Toro, featuring open air dining and bar, accommodations are distinguished by nautical decor in a nautical setting with captivating views of the ocean and adjacent islands, accessible only by boat. Hotel Bocas del Toro features deluxe comfort accommodations with unique Caribbean architecture from exotic hardwood creating a cozy interior space. FACILITIES11 Rooms, including 1 Luxury Ocean View Balcony Suite, 2 Premium Ocean View Balcony Rooms, 4 Premium Town Balcony Rooms and 4 Bocas Standard Rooms, all with WiFi, air condition, flat screen TV, telephone, organic coffee service, amenities. Centrally located, only 5 minutes from the airport.Ocean Front Terrace Restaurant Open Air BarFree WiFi access to Tours, diving and Spa Services upon request ... more less
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