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Manglar Lodge

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Calle 1 Norte | El Palmar, San Carlos 33172, Panama
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Wentzville, Missouri
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our two-weeks in Panama my wife and I left Panama City to explore up the Pacific coast. I had booked a room for two nights here based on other Trip Advisor reviews. We were not disappointed and in fact it was even better than we expected. We had no problem finding it using our Googlemaps navigation. We were greeted... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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82 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

A quaint lodge with 4 rooms. They are large, clean and the service was impeccable. It is not 5 start hotel service, but just excellent service. Friendly staff, great food and a wonderful patio to eat it on. Not expensive and only a couple minutes walk to the beach. If you want a place to relax and enjoy the beach... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Can not say it was all bad. When we first stayed there we were disappointed, later after living in Panama for a while it is probably one of the better places in San Carlos. Our biggest complaint was no transportation from the airport. They apparently hire this service out but the person never showed to pick us up from the... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Stayed here one night with my sister while attending surf school in the area. It was not hard to find - the town is very small and the signage was adequate. The grounds are lovely, well-groomed and full of beautiful flowers. We had a room with two double beds (#4) which was absolutely spotless and very comfortable. The hotel was... More 

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Panama Province, Panama
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

This is the second time i stayed at manglar lodge,the place didn't disappoint me. Great service , friendly and helpful staff Omar , irving and elisa were super nice with is. The Food was great as well as the beer selection with more than 20 different kinds (IPA, stout, brown ales ) The beach was just a walking distance and... More 

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Urbandale, Iowa
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40 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

This was the worst hotel on our 10-day Panama vacation. Three main reasons: 1)by far the biggest complaint was that our room had no working air conditioning and no fans, and when we arrived our room had to be 90 degrees, and it was steamy. That was not the problem. The problem was that there was an air conditioning unit... More 

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manglarlodge, Owner at Manglar Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Were are sorry for your experience, but what day exactly did you stay in our place I look at all our records and I don't find any person with your address staying in our place being a small property is easy. we one had one person from the USA saying on dic 7 and leaving on dic 8 but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

This place is beautiful, tranquil, and just what you need to unwind! We have been here 3 days out of a 2 week stay and so far it's been nothing short of perfection!! The staff is so friendly. They giggle at our attempts to speak Spanish, but it's very sweet. If I had all day to rave about this place... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

I decided to visit this place with my boyfriend and the rooms are very clean and the service is great. The beach is walking distance from the hotel. The food was really good, I will definitively will return to this hotel. For the price you pay, is it nice and welcoming.

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Manglar Lodge for my birthday. It is a small, nicely landscaped lodge with an excellent restaurant. You should split meals. Sandwiches are huge. The hotel is beside a river leading to the ocean. You can walk a couple of blocks on the street to get to the beach. We were thrilled to see... More 

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Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We really liked that place: - The people were super friendly. - It was all really clean. - The breakfast was good. - The dinner was delicious. - The rooms are spacious with ac, good bed, good shower, mini fridge

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