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Hotel Bocas del Mar

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Washington DC
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361 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great stay at Bocas del Mar. The property is gorgeous and secluded. We took advantage of many things at the hotel including the restaurant, the boat tour, the pools, and the hot tubs that each room had. The service was good and the rooms were clean and comfortable. I would definitely recommend Hotel Bocas del Mar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This weekend we stayed 1 night at the suite of hotel Bocas del Mar. We had a great time! People are very friendly and helpfull, very nice ambiance, good service, delicious restaurant very nice room, very clean and we had our private jacuzzi with sea view.. It was a romantic and perfect weekend 😃 Thanks so much!!

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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bocas del Mar is a gem. While many places in Panama struggle with the concept of "hospitality", Bocas del Mar shines with it. The operations staff makes you feel truly welcome, but that friendliness extends to the gardeners and housekeepers that offer a warm greeting when they see you. The rooms are spotless and the entire property is maintained in... More 

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Thank William W
HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your 5 star review. All the team are thrilled that you are recommending our hotel. To clarify for the benefit of future guests: we do have hot water in all our guest rooms, including the shower, as standard. We have reviewed all our rooms following your comment and reconfirm all are now receiving hot water... More 

Mineral Bluff, GA
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31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a nice relaxing place for us after spending a week doing a lot of strenuous adventures. We loved the views, pool and the food was always wonderful! Peter, one of the managers made sure our every wish was fulfilled! The staff is top notch and very well trained for your added comfort. Be sure to do a sunset... More 

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Thank rkmama
HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

We’re thrilled to receive your review. Thank you so much. Many guests come to us for some rest and relaxation as part of their Panama vacation experience. But as you say, we have plenty of trip and activity options as well to choose from. Right now we’re in whale-watching season with daily departures until mid to late October. With kind... More 

San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is fantastic. Incredible service, gorgeous surroundings, beautiful spacious rooms, delicious food, and a wonderful activities manager who helps you do whatever you would like to do every day that you are there. I would go back in a heartbeat (which I cannot say about many other places we stayed in Panama!). Keep in mind that the town of... More 

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome review. We’re delighted to read that you’d be pleased to come back to stay with us. To clarify, we’re about 5 minutes from Boca Chica village by car or by a really neat water taxi service from our own dock; and there are a couple of places to hang out in and eat in in... More 

Boquete, Panama
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Bocas del Mar is a beautiful getaway, resort like hotel. A gorgeous setting. Modern, clean, bright rooms with all the amentities. Open air restaurant with a nice menu and good food. Two pools to choose from, in one of the worlds most idyllic tropical settings. Highly recommend Boas del Mar.

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Thank PanamaSailing
HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

We really appreciate you gracious review. Thank you. We’re pleased you enjoyed our modern guest rooms and our dining experience. Please do come again soon. Kind regards, The Hotel Bocas del Mar team More 

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Even before I traveled, my experience with Cheryl was very helpful and welcoming. She answered any questions I had with a prompt email reply. Once I arrived at Bocas del Mar, Peter was the best! He was so welcoming and helpful with checking me in and getting me acclimated. The room was wonderful. My view was wonderful. The grounds were... More 

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

All the team are very proud to receive your comments. Thank you so much for taking the time to reach out and for sharing your views with us and other TripAdvisor users. It was a pleasure to have you to stay. Everyone always works hard to ensure that our guests’ experience with us is the best possible and it is... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Our last stop visiting Panamá: we really enjoyed our stayat the hotel. Very friendly personnel: they really care about tjeir guests. Very nice food. The tours organized by the hotel are great: by boat, snorkeling, with the jeep through the lical jungle, visiting hidden beaches, experiencing dirty roads and listening the nature with birds and monjeys included: marvelous! Nice guide... More 

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We’re thrilled to read your positive comments about our team and our trip program. We have plenty to do on land or ocean, or if you feel like relaxing we have two infinity-edge pools to bathe in and chill by. It was a pleasure to have helped make your stay so nice for you.... More 

Orlando, Florida
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We stayed at Bocas Del Mar for 4 nights, as part of a fishing package purchased through Come Fish Panama. The facility and employees were first class throughout the stay, starting with staying up and meeting us when we got in after midnight (four hours late due to weather delays). They went out of their way to accommodate our every... More 

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

We really appreciate your gracious and detailed 5 star review. Thank you. We’re glad you had a good time with us. It was our pleasure to take care of you and ensure you had the best stay possible. Fishing is a popular activity in this area and we regularly welcome anglers looking to head out offshore to blue water and... More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
91 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We had three nights at Bocas del Mar at the end of a birdwatching trip to allow ourselves a little indulgent relaxation, and that is what we got. This is not the cheapest of hotels and nor are the meals cut-price but, as they say, you get what you pay for and I would say that it is actually very... More 

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for your thorough and kind review of your stay at our hotel. We are very grateful for you taking the time to share your comments with us and other TripAdvisor members. We’re pleased you enjoyed our tropical gardens and pool and that the guest room amenities were your taste. Yes, the tinted glass that allows you to enjoy... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Bocas Del Mar, in Boca Chica, is a boutique hotel with modern, luxury features. In a privileged oceanside location on the mainland, it is perfectly positioned for a completely relaxing vacation. We were TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award Winners in 2016 for the Top Hotel for Service in Panama. Our focus is on quality customer service and attention to detail. We have 20 large contemporary-style guest bungalows that are set in tropical gardens right alongside the glistening blue water of the Gulf of Chiriqui. Open your drapes each morning and the Pacific Ocean is there to greet you! Choose from several room types; from our spacious king or queen bed bungalows through to the exceptional Premier Suite. There's a gourmet restaurant & bar on site and we have not one but TWO stunning infinity-style pools to bathe in. There is also a small beach, except at high tide, and we have our own dock to head to more local beaches via water taxi or excursion boat - we are opposite the beautiful islands of the Gulf of Chiriqui and have a full ocean and land trip program. Plus a massage studio (advance reservation required). Just 5 minutes by car or watertaxi from Boca Chica village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Bocas del Mar

Address: | Gulf of Chiriqui, Boca Chica, Panama
Location: Panama > Chiriqui Province > Boca Chica
Price Range: $141 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Bocas del Mar 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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