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Lansing Michigan
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We stayed here when visiting Panama to visit various expat locations across the country. This place was not at all what we expected from the pictures. The rooms had screens with large gaps around the entire window, we had no hot water, the toilet ran constantly and cleaned itself out in mere seconds. We were told that we had free... More 

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Morelia, Mexico
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

I got to the hotel at about 3 pm and left my bags in the room so i went to the pool, when i got to the room there was no electricity, so i waited for 2 hours. I told them i wanted to change hotels so i wanted my money back, they called the police and bullied me to... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The Bay View Hotel is a small and charming hotel that, as its name suggests, offers a beautiful view on the sea. The staff is friendly and the charming layout of the hotel grounds provide for a nice atmosphere. Me and my friend stayed for one night at the hotel and after we checked in, were greeted with a nice... More 

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Thank Evil-Cookie
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Small hotel with great views of the beach from the restaurant/bar. We had lovely walks on the black sand beaches - giant waves in the warm sea. And almost nobody around. Rooms are small but comfortable and clean. Bathrooms could be updated. No shampoo or toiletries! Breakfast only served at 8.00, which is harsh on a European jetlag! The pool... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

We were travelling back to Panama City from Bocas and rather than sit in traffic for hours, we decided to stop here for the night (traffic into Panama City on Sundays is horrendous). The traffic was just starting to back up a few km from the turn to the hotel. There aren't very good directions on how to get to... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I like the idea to be in a beach hotel not with hundred of people and wth nice beach front. The food was nice and the service pretty warm. However, the hotel need a little bit of work on its installations, more cleaning of the pool, new beach chairs, etc.

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Thank 311jacky23
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

the place is nice, perfect to have a good time with family, the restaurant has a beautiful view to the beach, for dinner is just awesome, your table with candles and the moonrise just above the sea, regarding to breakfast I think that is pretty expensive, I paid 3 USD for 2 very small tortillas and two slices of cheese... More 

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Wakefield, Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Bay View Hotel is right on the sea. At night the waves were reaching our balcony. L'accueil est chaleureux, The staff is very friendly and helpfull. We were surprised by the quality of the food, kitchen is excellent, we had a great dinner, better then in some place at Panama city. Our room is tiny but we have a little... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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95 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This looked like a funky beach hotel, perfect for surfers, hikers, sort of a hostel on steroids. The beach was at low tide, but I could imagine it being pretty nice when the tides in. They had a cool thatched roof bar, nice pool area, and decent open air restaurant. Our food was very good and cheap. Plus I love... More 

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Vista Alegre
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87 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Previous reviews that panned this property probably didn't do their research as I think it is represented as it is. We live in Panama and this beach location is basic and the hotel is an older property, but clean and great location. We stayed overnight a couple years ago and the rooms are basic so if you want fancy and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bay View Hotel; is a welcoming place, located in the bay of San Carlos, Panama. We are at the mouth of the River Matahogado and waterfront where the rising and setting of the sun and moon, it's a wonderful thing. * Trading for national and international tourism, since 2002. We have been the scene of major sporting events of scientific interest, located in the interior, the solar eclipse in 2005, visit astrologers, technicians Nikon and other companies from Japan,documented in our guestbook. * Living rooms, capacity 70 people. Air conditioning, wifi, podium and sound. Additional equipment projector, data / etc show. * Corporate events - Spend Days - Day use * Weddings and Fifteen-years * Adventures in beach - Volley Ball - Fishing day * Tours to tourist sites, located at 30 and 50 minutes away. Regards tourism... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay View Hotel

Address: Calle 1A Norte | El Palmar Beach, San Carlos 1017, Panama (Formerly Bay View Resort)
Location: Panama > Panama Province > San Carlos
Price Range: $73 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Bay View Hotel San Carlos
Bay View Hotel Panama/San Carlos
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