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Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort

Isla Colon, Panama
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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

My husband & I had no reservations, we took a water taxi to the hotel & lucked out with availability. We negotiated a great rate & decided to stay one night. The views were amazing & unfortunately the bar/restaurant on the dock was closed for repairs while we were there. It was nice to stay at a hotel with a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

I stayed there for a week with my girlfriend while we accessed the many tours and activities in the area. It is a beautiful property with stunning ocean views and a picturesque pool. We found an afternoon at the pool to be relaxing after a morning of sightseeing and activities. My only complaint about the pool would be the poolside... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

I loved Playa Tortuga, however, and most importantly my girlfriend loved it. A lot of times you see pictures and it is not what you expected. In this case the pictures do not do the hotel justice. The setting of the hotel is very very beautiful with a breathtaking view of the ocean and the pool contrast with the sea... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2011

We were a party of 6 who ended up at Playa Tortuga at the last moment due to finding ourselve booked at another hotel that was awful! The Tortuga staff worked with us to give us some great rates and helped us to get our money back from the other place. The office staff went above and beyond to help... More 

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

A nice place. I loved the pool area with the lounge chairs in the water. The rooms are wonderful. The breakfast was was disappointing.

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Alajuela
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2011

I enjoyed my brief stay in Bocas del Toro, and am very impressed with the beautiful waterfront vistas and tropical paradisaic settings, where Playa Tortuga Hotel is excellently located. For this reason I want to express my disappointment in the way the Hotel is handling it's sewage discharge effluent into the sea where the guests come in from their kayak... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2011

We stayed here for 3 nights in April. The welcome was OK at reception. We were also able to book some nice day trips for snorkeling and beach, which were excellent. They managed to put the right bunch of people together, as we made some great friends! The hotel is outside of Bocas town, and we walked into and out... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2011

Quite cheap construction and worst ever consierge. Wifi not working and receptionist first saying that it should work without problems and your computer may not be suitable for it. Then suddenly they tell you wifi has nor been working for a few days and will not for "a few" more. Several times cleaning of room was forgotten. Towels have not... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2011

Stayed at Playa Tortuga for 3 nights in March 2011 with my husband. As the title of the review states, it's a nice hotel, but not impressive. I don't highly recommend it, but I also would not say to stay away. It's ok. It was comfortable and adequate, but we were not 'wowed'. For Americans, the cost is of a... More 

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Pensacola
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2011

First let me say the staff was great for the most part, especially Aeeralina at the front desk. She was very attentive at check in I twisted my ankle at the airport (watch out for those curbs & ditches) and I had a cut she immediately got me peroxide & allowed me to use the office computer once to check... 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 - $175 (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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