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Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Nice views, good for families with kids the only thing i would have loved is a mini fridge in the room or a vending machine with cool water. I had to go to the bar and asked for ice every time my child wanted a sip of water.

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Big Bear City, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Very nice clean hotel. Beautiful rooms, reasonably priced. Free internet and you can walk out of your room to the sand and ocean with a beautiful pool. Traveling off season the hotel is almost empty. Breakfast was included and was pretty basic but filled the gap! Had Panamas famous chicken soup here and it was laking a lot compared to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

There were three things I did not like about the hotel but everything else was great. First thing: the charge for having more than 2 people per room was very high and non flexible which was not clear before booking. Second, the hotel has transit to and from town and the little airport but it is not "free" unless you... More 

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Linkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Comfortable beach hotel with all commodities you need with child friendly swimming pool, restaurant, toys, books, playgrounds and an own beach. Probable the most child friendly hotel around Bocas town.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We stayed in the hotel during our honeymoon and the first thing I noticed was this smell in the rooms, mainly caused by the high humidity. We couldn't stand the smell so we kept the balcony doors permanently open (luckily the room was in the first floor, in the basement this wouldn't have been possible). After 1,5 days it got... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Volley field, pool, and bedrooms are good, hotel beach is bad, smell polluted... Bad service, staff use to talk in their own language (Haiti), very impolite, breakfast cost 20 USD per person! Crazy and poor. Our trip to Playa Las Estrellas was bad there not stars any more!, beach is like a public market, plenty of people and garbage, very... More 

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Hampton Bays, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Nice hotel a little too far from the middle of the town of Bocas, the good thing snthat the taxi charges $2 to take you to town. We got a very large suite with a great view, very clean and very comfortable bed...staff was very nice and helpful. I little bit pricier than other hotels in town but it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Playa Tortuga is the best resort at Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro. It's location is fantastic and you feel like you are in paradise, the nice clean sea air is very relaxing. The food was great and the service was excellent. The rooms are very comfortable and the resort staff are just wonderful! If you are expecting 5 star quality... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Lovely hotel but some issues. There are half steps in places one does not expect steps - easy to fall. Thankfully they treat their wasetwater but the odor can be an issue for parts of the hotel. Great birding from the end of the balcony!

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Bern, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We were walked on 2 out of 5 days had no compensation nor an apology letter for it. Bad communication skills in general. Waiters who have no idea what food they are serving and lack a service attitude. Pool area was caving in in some areas, room had a detached safe, dirty bathroom(found a razor from the previous guest) and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tropical Caribbean Beach Resort on the crystal clear waters of Bocas del Toro, Panama.Playa Tortuga offers 117 stylish room accommodations, each with a balcony and spectacular ocean view. Guests may choose from standard rooms, junior suites and large grand suites, all offering a contemporary décor, modern amenities and a soothing tropical atmosphere.Relax in the hotel’s sea view pool, or sunbathe in our water mirrors while enjoying your favorite beverage from the nearby bar area. Little ones will enjoy the children’s pool. Other modern and convenient amenities include free WIFI and a state of the art Fitness Center featuring a private massage area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort

Address: Isla Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range: $127 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 117
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Also Known As:
Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Isla Colon
Playa Tortuga Hotel And Beach Resort
Playa Tortuga Resort Beach
Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort Panama/Bocas Del Toro - Isla Colon
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Isla Colon
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Isla Colon
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