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Richmond, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is not the secrets resort and spa as represented on unlimited vacation club website. We were rebooked to the Westin Playa Bonita. This hotel though nice lacked all the amenities that are offered by secrets. In addition the purpose of why we would vote to the Westin was so that we would not be disturbed by construction. This was... More 

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1 Thank Todd Neil M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I previously stayed at Secrets St.James in Montego Bay and was excited to try the Panama location. Unfortunately my trip getting to Panama was not good with flight delays and lost baggage. The icing on the cake was when I finally arrived at the Playa Bonita Gate at 12am only to be told it was closed and I would be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful time here, I came with my new travel group #wannaplaygetaway and the staff was very nice and friendly the food was good the rooms were clean and comfortable. I would revist if I come back to Panama.

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Liberia, Costa Rica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We had a lovely stay at this property. We had a room overlooking the water. I like the location as it was outside the city without a lot of development around. The grounds and buildings were clean and well maintained. There was a gathering of our group in the evening on the lawn near the archery court. The set-up, appetizers... More 

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4 Thank travelingal51
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

The hotel was mostly done and they really were trying very hard. It's clear that the star has been directed to use one specific phrase and it was delivered occasionally genuinely, but mostly because it was driven into their heads and some even sounded sarcastic when it came out. We were told not to tip (as is the case with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I just returned home from our anniversary trip to Panamá. Secrets Playa Bonita is a lovely resort, tucked away in a secluded area with jungles all around. The views of the Pacific Ocean and islands and mountains in the distance are absolutely gorgeous. The grounds of the resort are nice and there is a lot of wildlife... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We went to Secrets Playa Bonita from June 19-24. It was a lovely place but there were not many other guests there. The room was on the 5th floor and was perfect! Superb view, excellent toiletries, great bed and a nice welcome bottle of wine. The staff were very attentive and we were treated very well. I had read how... More 

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5 Thank Mikieemerson
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

This was the worst resort I've ever been to. They are so many complaints, I don't know where to begin. The place was dated, stray dogs hanging on the beach and at restaurants and drinking water from the pool. Room service was hit or miss. No staff available at poolside for ordering drinks or food. We discovered at check in,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Let me preface my review by giving the following qualifiers: 1. This resort is closing for a renovation and rebranding as a Dreams property in a couple of days 2. We got a great deal to come here Now, on with my review. This is a "Secrets" property and from what we've been told this is not a fair example... More 

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Queretaro, Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We decided to try Panama this time, as we were celebrating our wedding anniversary. As this is an adult-only & all inclusive resort you don't have to get out of the premises...but how to miss the canal and the shopping. This resort is locate in Playa Bonita which is around 15 minute drive from the Old Town. Definitely a very... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Visit the unique destination of Panama, where you can experience beaches,rainforest, mountains and city-all from Dreams Playa Bonita Panama Resort & Spa. Located on Playa Bonita, the closest beach to Panama City and literally meaning "beautiful beach," Dreams Playa Bonita Panama Resort & Spa is perfect for special romantic getaways and memorable family vacations. Our 11 seaside towers offer 310 luxurious guest rooms and suites with jungle walkways and stunning views. Six dining options, including four ocean view gourmet á la carte restaurants, and four bars are all included in the Unlimited-Luxury(R) experience. Visit the Panama Canal or Panama City's colonial district, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with our complimentary daily shuttle to the largest mall in the Americas - Albrook Mall. There's no shortage of pleasures here with an infinity pool, the Dreams Spa by Pevonia(R), supervised kids and teen's clubs and so much more. Everyone has their own idea of a Dream vacation, and it can all be found at Dreams Playa Bonita Panama Resort & Spa ... more   less 

Additional Information about Secrets Playa Bonita Panama Resort & Spa

Address: Road to Veracruz km 7 | Arraijan District, Panama City, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $182 - $581 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Secrets Playa Bonita Panama Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 310
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental Playa Bonita Hotel Panama City
Intercontinental Panama City
Intercontinental Playa Bonita Resort
Playa Bonita Panama
Secrets Playa Bonita Panama Resort & Spa Panama City
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Panama City
#16 Spa Hotel in Panama City
#24 Luxury Hotel in Panama City
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