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Playa Bluff Lodge

Playa Bluff Road, Isla Colon 1000 AB, Panama
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Here is the experience we had at this Lodge. * We had a situation where we thought our room was being broken into in the middle of the night that was very scary. It turns out our room was near a electrical socket that works used at night. We should have been compensated for the situation. Unfortunately we only received... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Our stay here was fantastic!!! We couldn't have asked for better service and hospitality. The rooms are modern, fresh and clean. Victoria is just the friendliest host ever and Martine is the best cook in Bocas:) It is located on the most beautiful, pristine beach ever with quadding trails just down the road!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Under new management and was being renovated but 8 of us stayed and had a fantastic time thanks to victoria! The food was very good in the restaurant, thank you Martine. We had the beach to ourselves which was amazingly beautiful. Victoria was very helpful with everything we needed there. We would definitely return.

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Rocky Mountain House, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I had the time of my life at Playa Bluff. Wonderful people, amazing service, the rooms are very nice. Falling asleep to the sound of the ocean is by far the best part :) will definitely be back as soon as possible :)

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Our experience at Playa Bluff Lodge was awful. The hotel is under new management as of about three months ago, and it is not remotely worth the half-hour drive over unpaved roads to arrive or the five-star hotel prices the hotel continues to charge. I have stayed in much more comfortable shared hostel rooms than this place. Do not waste... More 

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VictoriaBluff, Public Relations Manager at Playa Bluff Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Helen, Thank you for honestly sharing your experience at Playa Bluff Lodge. I am a Hotel Rescuer who was hired by the new owners in September (two months after your visit) to turn around the property, and your review contributed largely to my decision to take on this project. Your comprehensive list of the issues was extremely useful to... More 

Lone Tree, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

At the end of a sandy road (4x4 taxi) you'll find a little slice of paradise on a pristine beach.......Playa Bluff. The lounge is a nice find next to the beach, it has seating under the canopy, on the deck, or at the beach edge. Clean banos, full bar, swimming pool, and pool table. The food is excellent and good... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is located at Playa Bluff, a 30-minute taxi ride away from Bocas Town. If you are looking for a deserted location, away from all the crowd in Bocas Town, this is a good option. The hotel has a good swimming pool where you can relax. Also, there is a restaurant where you can have breakfast, lunch or diner.... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We were so surprised to find this incredible restaurant and hotel on Playa Bluff. The menu will blow you away and the food is unbelievably good. all this in the Jungle on the beach. Don't go to Bocas without checking this place out or you will have missed the best meal of your life and a wonderful fun time. We... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Recently, the owners of this hotel have changed. The new owners are not on-site and I think the place is maybe going a bit downhill. Everyone there was very friendly but when we were there, the atmosphere was generally lacking. Our room was spacious and pretty clean. After the first night, however, there was no hot water and this wasn't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Management is great and extremely helpful. The food is ok, the seafood was the only thing for me worth getting on the menu lobster and fish yum. We stayed during one of the biggest swells and highest tides bocas has had in years so our decision to leave was effected by that and it out of the hotels control. But... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Playa Bluff Lodge

Address: Playa Bluff Road, Isla Colon 1000 AB, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range: $78 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Playa Bluff Hotel Bocas Town
Playa Bluff Lodge Panama/Bocas Del Toro - Isla Colon
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