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Katonah, New York
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

I love this inn - we are here now and the owner and staff are wonderful! The room is really cute with French bed linens and the bathroom great - they even have very hot water for showering which is a real treat (be patient - takes a little while to heat up). The breakfast (which is included) was delicious... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I stayed two nights at this hotel, everything went perfect from the time, they picked me up from Ferry port till dropped back to Ferry port. All staff and owner was very caring, helped me in my all needs as it is quiet island, without cars or taxies or anything. hotel has arrangement for all the recreations needs and guidance... More 

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New York City, New York
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48 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

The inn is in the middle of the island the closest beach is about 15 minutes walk. The room had a cute decor idea but needs some paint. Bathroom needs attention, looked dirty since the faucets and shower are in very bad conditions. Safe did not work. Wifi included and worked fine in room and patio. Breakfast was 2 toasts,... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Great trip While the inn needs a make over i cannot say enough about the staff maria and hose made the trip so great they work so hard! To please us so kudos for that the island is very relaxing and a great way to switch off from panama city

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Its a really quiet place to stay they supporte you with everything since transportation from the deck to the hotel in a golf cart, towels to take to rhe beach as an umbrella and little cooler if you want to take water. We didnt use the jacuzzi but you have to account the effects of el niño all over the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

I think some of the reviews listed here are for the hotel that used to be owned by the same people. This is the inland B&B. The staff are very nice and accommodating. Only Maria speaks English and she wasn't around too often so ask your questions when she's there. Rooms are clean with good bedding. No hot water one... More 

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Sabran, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Where to start with a place that has so many flaws? We were traveling with a group of 8 and upon arrival were told most of the rooms were not ready yet. The ferry leaves Panama City at 7.30AM, landing on Contadora around 9.15AM. Some people didn't get access to their room until 3.30PM! Check out is at 11AM; don't... More 

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This is Perla real inn. The comment is for another hotel similar name but noyjing to do with Perñla Real inn. More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

A very cosy hotel, we had the suite nr 5 which was perfect. All was there, airco, tv etc. Water from the shower was a bit salty. But they have an issue on the island because of the very dry period and water was very scarce. The restaurant serves breakfast, not too good but its ok. For lunch i can... More 

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Sanford, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Staff remind one of "the soup Nazi". The room was small, comparable to a cheap motel.The breakfast was basic, not a great start to the day. The patio shown in the advertising was dirty, unkempt, lacking basic maintenance with the hot tub having scum on the surface and was dirty and unusable. All this for $160 per night plus tax.... More 

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Panama
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

The beach is wonderful! Best beach I know in Panama! Worth the trip and the price! The hotel is good, with good service (which is rare in Panama)! I only would improve the closer to the beach bathrooms.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perla Real is a boutique style inn which has recently been remodeled and now focuses on high end design and unique rooms that each offers a different marine related theme. The inviting and warm atmosphere of the hotel is due to our customer service which is personalized for each guest according to their needs and what they would like to get out of their experience in Contadora. We assure our guests a pleasant experience with us from our welcome cocktail all the way to dropping them off in the airport or ferry. During the day our guests get to explore the island's beaches in our quads and mules that come with coolers with refreshments for the day. During night time we let them unwind in our common areas by offering them a relaxing ambiance with lounge music and a bar service. In addition we can refer our guests to our tours and aquatic activities.The Inn offer golf cart rental to our guest for their movility to the different beaches the Contadora offers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Perla Real Inn

Address: Paseo Urraca 50 | Pearl Islands Panama, Panama Province, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Pearl Islands > Contadora Island
Price Range: $138 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Perla Real Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Perla Real Hotel Contadora Island
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