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El Limbo on the Sea Hotel

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

First time in my life, we were almost kicked out of a restaurant. We arrived at around 10pm, were welcome in the restaurant and we ordered a bottle of wine with 3 plates (2 of them was tuna con ginger and wasabi that was suggested in our guide and really nothing exceptional). At 11pm the waiter came to say that... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

ceviche 1 piše of fish.. 1/2 shrimp.....are you serias..never again...food ok..verry bad experience...serves verry nice and apologize for the food... NUNCA MAS.. CEVICHE UN PEDACITO..1/2 CAMARON.. nada especial la comida.. nunca mas..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Pros: The A/C worked, good hot water and pressure, clean, huge room. Cons: a little loud with the restaurants below and motorboats, slow, nearly unusable wifi. The balcony room has a beautiful view. A rare room with a bathtub. I would probably not go here again based on price alone but the area is generally not cheap.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

El Limbo is located at the center of Bocas town and the staff is really friendly and helpful with finding a good restaurant or bike rental etc. The room has air conditioning and a nice big bed but otherwise it's a bit shaggy. We had a cockroach in our room. The hotel has a terrace above the sea which is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

I didn't stay there because some of the reviews scared me off. But I did have breakfast there. Spoiled fruit, scrambled eggs with some little bacon bits mixed in, white "toast" that wasn't; it couldn't have been in the toaster for more than 10 seconds. But the worst was the coffee, barely lukewarm and full of grounds and served in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Lots of reviews about bad service. We were with a group and a guide so maybe we got better service. But the service here is "laid back" aka slow most places. This place has a nice atmosphere and really good food. I had chicken wrapped in bacon and my husband had the fish of the day - Mahi Mahi and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Sea view. Boats tie up on jetty. Breakfast ready at five am. Good beer and caipirinhas when we arrive back. great lobster. Nice waiters. But the television did not work and rhe bathroom floods. Lots of orjer restaurants nearby. Tjey do mot allow you to smoke cigars ar rhe table backback from fishing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

The food here was quite good and the waiters are very nice but the service is extremely slow. I mean debilitatingly slow - slow to take your order, slow to get the bill etc etc. But the restaurant itself is fun and pleasing to sit in right by the harbour. If you do come here be prepared to order a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Spent one pleasant night at Hotel Limbo, worth the extra for an ocean front room to get the breeze. I was worried it might be noisy, but no noise issues at all! Hot water, nice clean sheets, air con, tv and a safe, right in the centre of town. The restaurant downstairs is also excellent with a really cool vibe,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The hotel is ok. It's centrally located in Bocas, but over-priced for what it offers. The bed wasn't great, the room smelled a bit strange, the water in the shower never got very hot. Everything else would have been ok, but at a lower price point. There are certainly better, cheaper places to stay, but it's a decent alternative.

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about El Limbo on the Sea Hotel

Address: Bocas town, Isla Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range: $70 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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