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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The hotel is situated in 1 minute (and 1$) on boat taxi from Bocas town, on Isla Carenero that is more quiet than Isla Colon, but still close to civilization. The island is very beautiful, with some nice small beaches few minutes walk from the hotel. The hotel is very nice, comfortable, small and quiet, with only 6 "rooms". The... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This hotel is located on Carenero Island, so it will cost you dollar per person per ride to Bocas. It is not necessary to ride to Bocas, plan your visit before hand. Island offers couple of restaurants and super market. We arrived here and staff welcomed us warmly. When we checked-in, additional credit card fee was charged, which is ok,... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Nice place to stay. The cabanas or whatever you like to call them are right on the water. They are clean and air conditioned. The hotel staff are nice and take care of any issues promptly. I had a few issues that were minor and fixed expediently. There is a lot of water taxis that pass by all day and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

We spent two nights in Cabin #2, and the hotel location and room/cabin is beautiful but I cannot give it an "excellent review" due to the negative customer service experience. Our shower was badly clogged, we mentioned this right away to staff who informed management. However, nothing was done to fix the problem and the shower remained clogged. We mentioned... More 

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Buenos para aclarar, yo odio las personas que solo por el echo de eser insatisfecha a no obtener mas descuento... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night and had a great experience. Nice clean room. Great breakfast. We would for sure stay here again. We stayed in the light house. Amazing view of the bocas. Catching a water taxi is super easy. Great food right down the beach. A very unique experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent 5 days in Cabin 5. It was everything advertised and we had a great time. The cabin was perfectly clean and well appointed and had a small refrigerator, which judging from earlier reviews is a new amenity. Breakfast (eggs, pancakes, omelets, yogurt, fruit, etc.) was perfectly fine and certainly everything you need. Service was also... More 

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Zaragoza, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

after several mails and a reservation we ended upgraded thanks to Lucely, from the Faro to two independent over water bungalows. Lucely is undoubtedly the heart of the whole place, helpful, friendly, made great breakfast by the sea, the perfect host! Although not vey big inside bungalows were really cosy in wood even the bathroom. Extremely clean and serviced. the... More 

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San Ramon, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Cute little cabins right on the water. Contrary to other reviews, I didn't find that you could snorkel right from your door. Water was only about waist deep and nothing to see. Nice view though. Bad sand fleas that bite! Once they start, we were driven indoors. Easy water taxi ride - about two minutes. LOTS of noise from the... More 

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

It's been a bucketlist item of mine to stay in an overwater bungalow, but they are usually sooooo expensive! This was a great option to fulfill that dream, without breaking the bank! Rooms are clean and comfortable, views are gorgeous, and it's convenient to get to Bocas town ($1 water taxi, can be hailed from end of hotel dock) careful... More 

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Stockton, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Nice place on the water. Would have been better if the hotel clerk spoke at least a word or two of English. Cabana was newly refinished and really quaint-we enjoyed our stay. Choose cabana 5 for the best view but it also has the water taxis so not too quite

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about El Faro del Colibri

Address: Carenero, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province
Price Range: $95 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Faro del Colibri 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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