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Panama City, Panama
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

Hotel is very good. Fine for relaxation and quiteness. Buffet at the pelican restaurant can improve. Recommend to bring bug spray. pools are great. activities could be better for more fun. spa is worth it.. A little expensive but a very nice experience the hotel overall is a great destiny got a weekend

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IPB Guest R, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Secrets Playa Bonita Panama Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Alex P, Thank you for chose our hotel, and your review. It´s nice to know that you enjoyed your stay and was a pleasure to served you. We hope to see you back in the future. Regards, LM More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We stayed 5 days at the Playa Bonita. The Staff were amazing, friendly and very informative with us. We enjoyed our stay at this Resort. The Pool area is nice, at night the Bar has Music. This hotel is located around 20 Minutes from Panama City. The only thing that this Resort has to deal are the Mosquitos. There are... More 

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IPB Guest R, Director de Recepción at Secrets Playa Bonita Panama Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear LondonGirlYetz, Thank you for chose our hotel, and your review. It´s nice to know that you enjoyed your stay and was a pleasure to served you. We hope to see you back in the future. Regards, LM More 

Panama City
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

We recently stayed at the Playa Bonita using a special offer through Oferta Simple. The staff were really friendly, very welcoming and the service was great. We have stayed several times before but this time the service was so much better and so was the food. The kids had a blast and we borrowed all sorts of beach toys for... More 

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IPB Guest R, Director de Recepción at Secrets Playa Bonita Panama Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Travellover37 Thanks for chose our hotel and your good comments. We are glad to know that you and your family had a great stay with us, enjoyed of a nice room, good activities for the kids, movie, good food and more. We hope to see you back and have the opportunity to serve you once again. Best regards, LM More 

London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Great deals on the rooms are offset by three restaurants with an uninteresting menu compounded by being expensive, the wine list is very expensive. In addition, whilst almost empty during the week at the weekend the hotel caters for all-inclusive deals for locals who swamp the hotel’s infrastructure. One night we took a taxi for $3 to the Westin next... More 

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IPB Guest R, Director de Recepción at Secrets Playa Bonita Panama Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jim w w, We appreciate that you are taking the time to bring this matter to our attention. Thank you for your feedback and comments. We do apologize for the experience that you had in your recent stay with us., We are taking notes, so this kind of situations are not going to happen again, and we can take... More 

Miami, Florida
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We enjoyed our stay at the Playa Bonita Hotel because it is a lovely hotel, not new but well maintained. The pool area is lovely and the bar at night has music on weekends. Very nice indeed. But the food needs to be improved as they cater mostly to the all inclusive crowd with buffets which are not at all... More 

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3 Thank Jon M
Jorge C, Guest Relations Manager at Secrets Playa Bonita Panama Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jon M, We really appreciate your positive feedback and please accept our sincere appologies for not being able to fullfill your food and service experience, we will for sure work hard to improve in those areas so when you stay with us next time, you will be able to see the changes. Best regards, L.M. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

My relatives got a great deal on the hotel with OfertaSimple.com. We had issues with one of the printed documents and it took us an hour to check into the hotel. After a few hours in the car with little ninos(kids), hungry - it's the last thing that you want to do especially if they should have it in the... More 

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IPB Guest R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Secrets Playa Bonita Panama Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear hawt_cbc, Thank you for choosing our hotel. We appreciate your comments about your stay in our hotel, we are taking note of your feedbacks so we can improve the service that we offer. Once again thank you for the opportunity of serve you, and your review. Greetings from Panama, L.M. More 

Panama City, Panama
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147 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We are leaving the hotel this afternoon, as we came for this weekend with our granddaughter. This is a beautiful property close to Panama City, on the Pacific. The hotel itself is lovely, clean and well maintained. We had suite 137 and our granddaughter an adjoining room. The food is the worst we have seen anywhere! Lunch is a buffet... More 

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IPB Guest R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Secrets Playa Bonita Panama Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear BB1938, We appreciate it you are taking the time for share your experienced in our hotel. We do apologize for all the inconvenience that you experienced in our restaurants and service, we will make sure that this kind of situations do not happen once again. Thank you for your feedback! In other hands we are glad to know that... More 

Orange, California
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

I got married here in November 2011 and everything was great: people raved about our food, presentation was nice, ballroom is big and elegant... I went back recently to celebrate my anniversary and had a good stay. Room was nice, they surprised us with some chocolate covered strawberries! Pool was nice and they even gave us 2 complimentary welcome drinks... More 

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IPB Guest R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Secrets Playa Bonita Panama Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sivi811, Thank you for chose our hotel once again, we are glad to know that you came back for celebrate your anniversary :), and you had a good time in our hotel with a nice room, ameneties and great service. Sorry for any inconveniences with the chitras and fruit flies, we have been working hard with the fumigations daily,... More 

Guatemala City, Guatemala
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Even if it is risky to swim in the sea, the swimming pool is big enough to enjoy the day. Nice activity for kids, rooms are spacious and the food is good. Went there with family and kids really enjoyed it.

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IPB Guest R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Secrets Playa Bonita Panama Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Pierre B., Thanks for chose our hotel and your review. We are glad to know that you and your family had a great stay with us, enjoyed of a nice room and big pools, good activities for the kids, good food and more. We hope to see you back and have the opportunity to serve you once again. Greetings... More 

ontario
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13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

We have just returned from an amazing 8 day vacation at the Playa Bonita, Panama City. We had pre-arranged our airport transfer and the driver was there to meet us. We arrived at the resort where our check in was very swift and we were upgraded to a suite, which was a big bonus. The suite was spacious and extremely... More 

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IPB Guest R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Secrets Playa Bonita Panama Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear lesleyOntario, We really appreciate your review about your recent stay in our hotel. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your 8 days in Panama, with a good hotel, tours, and good service. we apologize for not filled up your expectations about the buffet, but we are happy that you enjoyed the LIghthouse, our gourmet restaurante. Also we... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
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: $246 - $620 (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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