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Hotel Playa Blanca Beach Resort

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were hosted for a sunset birthday party at this property. Not our first visit, but one of the most memorable. The party was set by the artificial saltwater lagoon on a full moon. The property is well kept and clean. It was a private party but the setting could not have been prettier. The lagoon is enchanted and peaceful....

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White Rock, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food was good and the staff was friendly. The weather was amazing, too. Otherwise my experience at Playa Blanca was a disappointment. I don't know who assigns the number of stars for a resort, but this is definitely NOT a 4-star establishment. It is an older resort and it has not been kept up. Lots of things need fixing...

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Cambridge, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Panama on a Sunwing Vacation from Toronto Jan. 16-23. It is a five hour flight with no meals so take food or snacks with you. Same for the return flight. The scheduled landing time was 7:55pm and we were right on time. The Rio Hato airport is only 15 minutes from the Playa Blanca Resort, however, due to...

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Wallaceburg, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Besides the warm weather and the nice beach this vacation would be a bust. First it was a disappointment at the lack of speaking or understanding of English. I dont expect everyone to speak or understand but the people at the front desk didnt speak or understand. The room was nice but we had no hot water for showers all...

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Wallaceburg, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from Playa Blanca Panama. We had a great time. The resort was very nice. Rooms were quite large and clean. If you want to dance all night or just listen to the disco make sure you ask for a room by the disco..if you are looking for quiet make sure your room is close to the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Early check in does not mean you get your room early - it does however mean you get access to drinks and food (hence the $15 pp surcharge) and towels (if available!). The resort really could do with providing changing rooms for those that do check in early (we had to change in the toilets which were not the cleanest)....

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London, Canada
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Probably the worst service I have ever seen. Cuba was bad and food bad - but this is worse. Let's start with bus from airport to the wrong building. Nobody knows what's going on. Hardly anyone speaks English. Next after check in - not one bit of info is told to you or offered. Had no idea where anything was....

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Average hotel, average Pacific beach, just average. Stayed between Christmas and NY to get out of the city for a couple days. We had sworn not to go to all-inclusive places again, and this stay brought back memories of why we had sworn that previously. Resort is huge, and the pools are huge. But they close early (WHY???) and open...

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Jaynee04
Reviewed January 11, 2017

I have been to several resorts in Panama and this one so far is the worse. Check in was easy and fast only because we showed up 2 hours late to check in, resort area was beautiful and inviting when you first get there. Once checking in I asked about the Big Lagoon pool, which is not only not available...

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Panama Province, Panama
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Before checking in to this all inclusive resort, I had a good hard look at their website. It looked lovely and I was very excited about my mini break there (January 2017). It boasted the largest salt water swimming pool in Central America, 8 different restaurants and even karaoke. Free food and drinks for the whole stay :) (or so...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Hotel Playa Blanca Beach Resort

Address: 115 Km Via Interamericana, Farallon, Rio Hato 8437, Panama
Location: Panama > Cocle Province > Rio Hato > Farallon
Price Range: $145 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Playa Blanca Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 219
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Also Known As:
Playa Blanca Hotel Farallon
Playa Blanca Hotel And Resort
Hotel Playa Blanca Panama
Playa Blanca Resort Panama
Playa Blanca Panama City
Blanca Panama Playa
Hotel Playa Blanca Beach Resort Panama/Farallon
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“Building # 7 gets our vote. Away from most of the noise, handy to the beach, the pool, the buffet and the bars!!”
 of 5 bubbles logann43, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Building 6 and 7 are near the disco and theater so louder at night..buildings near the lobby are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles cindysterling4, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Stay in suites”
 of 5 bubbles Jaynee04, Jan 11, 2017 | Read review
“Book at the different resort”
 of 5 bubbles KimboPanama, Jan 8, 2017 | Read review
“The management overbooked on some holidays so beware and arrive early.”
 of 5 bubbles joanstarr2, Dec 3, 2016 | Read review
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