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The Balboa Inn

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2008

This is a nice B&B in a safe, quiet, wooded area, but the outstanding feature is their top quality service. The Balboa Inn made our domestic airline reservations, restaurant reservations, advised us on local sights, called cabs and told us how to find things and get places. They were just plain wonderful. You are within walking distance of Cerro Ancon... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2008

Thorwald and Saskia are the two warm-hearted Dutch owners who also speak fluent Spanish and English, which is a huge plus as I speak barely functional Spanish. During the eight days I stayed, they went out of their way to help me find my way around Panama City, made reservations for me, and provided helpful information about points of interest.... More 

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Englewood, Fl. 34224
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2008

Balboa Inn Bed & Breakfast Aug 2008 On a recent trip to Panama City Panama we stayed at our first bed and breakfast-‘The Balboa Inn’. What a treasure! While they had opened in June and were still in the remodeling stage, the rooms were very clean…..white sox walk on the floor clean. The location we liked because it was quiet.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2008

Everything you see on the website is true. For example, the garden/dining area is really that beautiful; the breakfast is much more than "Continental." What stands out is the service. Gina wisked us and our frazzled cats right up to our room. The A.C. was perfectly adjustable. The next day Gina and Saskia found us an alternative resturant reservation when... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Balboa Inn is a small Bed & Breakfast at the foot of Panama's main landmark, Ancon Hill (Cerro Ancón) in Balboa. Conveniently located between the downtown area, Amador Causeway and just minutes away from the domestic Albrook Airport, Casco Viejo, and the Panama Canal you are away from the city noise yet have access to all its services. The Balboa Inn: a great location, personal service, a real breakfast. Simply good value. Why settle for less? ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Balboa Inn

Address: Cruces 2311A | Balboa, Ancon, Panama City, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $78 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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