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Dreams Playa Bonita Panama

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Camino a Veracruz, Km 7, Panama City Panama
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 07/02/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/02/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#59 of 126 hotels in Panama City
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Visit the unique destination of Panama, where you can experience beaches, rainforest, mountains and city—all from Dreams Playa Bonita Panama. Located on Playa Bonita, the closest beach to Panama City and literally meaning "beautiful beach," Dreams Playa Bonita is perfect for special romantic getaways and memorable family vacations. Our 11 seaside towers offer 307 luxurious guest rooms and suites with jungle walkways and stunning views. Gourmet à la carte restaurants, bars and lounges are all included in our Unlimited-Luxury®—where all your vacation essentials are included. Nearby, guests can visit the Panama Canal, Panama City's colonial district, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site or the largest mall in the Americas. Everyone has their own idea of a Dream vacation, and it can all be found at Dreams Playa Bonita Panama.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Diving
Kids club
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Aerobics
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Table tennis
Nightclub / DJ
Airport transportation
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Salon
24-hour security
Concierge
Gift shop
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
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Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
VIP room facilities
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
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Ocean View
Languages Spoken
Spanish
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Love Byrd's wrote a review Yesterday
Redford, Michigan2 contributions
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We were very disappointed with the resort rooms and the minibar stock especially when you are in the preferred club. The furniture was dirty, the bathroom door needs to be replaced the wood is coming apart at the bottom They are in need of an upgrade. A variety of food was not available at the resort. Don't get taken by the preferred room upgrade they are just like the nonpreferred suites.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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K M wrote a review Jan 17
Fergus, Canada14 contributions2 helpful votes
. I was worried about the reviews of the place being dirty and staff being rude but this place is great. On my second day I had a fluke accident playing volleyball and tore my tendons, needed surgery, can’t bend my knee for three weeks. So instead of leaving after a week to tour Panama. I’m stuck here for an extra week and a half. I should be upset but it’s difficult when the staff was so friendly and accommodating. Food is great, staff are always asking how I am and if there is anything they can do. Being COVID times I expected things to not be perfect because of staffing or supply issues but it’s hard to find much fault. I had room Service for the first few days after surgery and the food was hot and tasty. Not as good as the restaurants but still great. Normally after a week at an all inclusive you get tired of the food. There are 4 different restaurants and they change one of them up daily. Entering week and I’m still enjoying it. The location is decent too. If you avoid traffic it’s a $6.00/ 20 minute ride into the city. If you sit on the beach or by the pool you can watch the ships entering the canal. They are good at following mask protocols etc. Not a bad place to be stuck when it’s -15 and icy back home.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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devonshire0614 wrote a review Jan 11
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This was an ideal experience. I have nothing but good things to say about my vacation here. The food was okay but not exceptional. The grounds were very beautiful and well kept. The drinks and the room were very good.
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Belen Sierra wrote a review Jan 9
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Excelente Servicio e Instalaciones, volvería mil veces, el personal muy amable, cerca a la ciudad, normas de bioseguridad, disfrute de kayak, aeróbicos acuáticos, piscina, playa, representacion de baile Panameño, deliciosa comida y muchos cócteles, lo recomiendo y deben ir🥰 Excellent Service and Facilities, I would return a thousand times, the staff very friendly, close to the city, biosafety standards, enjoy kayaking, water aerobics, swimming pool, beach, Panamanian dance performance, delicious food and many cocktails, I recommend it and you must go 🥰 I share photos!!
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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sondivecha wrote a review Jan 8
Houston, Texas12 contributions
The location is nice since it is close to the city. Otherwise, the hotel is old and needs a renovation. The ac does not cool well. The beds are not comfortable. There is only one restaurant open for breakfast and lunch. Only three dinner options with limited menu items. The variety and quality of the food is poor. We ended up going to the city for dinner or lunch multiple times due to the poor quality. The pool facilities are ok. The water is cool, not warm pools. The beach is it swimmable. No water sports. The activities are limited and nothing fun. The show was disappointing. Overall, a very disappointing stay. Would not recommend.
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PRICE RANGE
$173 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
intercontinental playa bonita hotel panama city, intercontinental panama city, intercontinental playa bonita resort, playa bonita panama
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Secrets Playa Bonita Panama
LOCATION
PanamaPanama ProvincePanama City
NUMBER OF ROOMS
307
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dreams Playa Bonita Panama
Which popular attractions are close to Dreams Playa Bonita Panama?
Nearby attractions include Casco Viejo (5.0 miles), Dress Like Panama (4.9 miles), and Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador) (4.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Dreams Playa Bonita Panama?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Dreams Playa Bonita Panama?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Dreams Playa Bonita Panama?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Dreams Playa Bonita Panama?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Dreams Playa Bonita Panama?
Conveniently located restaurants include Santa Rita Casco Viejo, Pedro Mandinga Rum, and Fonda Lo Que Hay.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Dreams Playa Bonita Panama?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does Dreams Playa Bonita Panama have airport transportation?
Yes, Dreams Playa Bonita Panama offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Dreams Playa Bonita Panama offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Dreams Playa Bonita Panama?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Capilla San Jose (9.8 miles) and Panamá Viejo (10.0 miles).
Does Dreams Playa Bonita Panama have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.