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Hotel Vista Mar

Ave. North and 5th Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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  • 2 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A pleasant upgrade
Having spent the previous miserable night in a nearby hostel... more
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Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having spent the previous miserable night in a nearby hostel finding the Vista Mar was a Godsend. Unlike the hostel, it had a comfortable bed, hot water, and day around air conditioning, and a fridge, all for less money. You can probably get by without Spanish, but knowing Some Spanish makes things easier since no one there spoke English The...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed December 8, 2016

This is a centrally located hotel - a short walk from the town center and ferry. It's in a more quiet spot with some great restaurants around. The room was spacious and comfortable for a three night stay. The shower was cold but not unbearable. The reception staff was very friendly as was the dining room staff. Breakfast took longer...

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Tryon, North Carolina
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Although I have never stayed in the hotel the restaurant is one of my favorite in Bocas town. The fresh fish with curry sauce, is really good. AND you have to try the wings, the best on the island! Then there are mojitoes. Roberto makes the best mojitoes anywhere, they even rival those in Cuba. This is a great little...

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Canada
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We walked around Bocas checking out the various budget accommodation and settled on Hotel Vista Mar after looking at so many other places! It was a great choice and an excellent price (we declined the breakfast and in turn got a decent discount on the room rate). The room was very clean, the A/C and wifi worked great, and the...

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Good located near the citycentre. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Room with AC & TV. Nice view on the seasided terasse. Happy hour from 5pm-7pm Room cleaning everyday. Guy from the bar wasnt really motivated and the restaurant was always empty.

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Central Point, Oregon
Reviewed August 18, 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights in July. The people were very polite, but a bit slow serving breakfast on time. The room was appointed, but pretty average. The shower provided lots of hot water, the beds were comfortable, and the air conditioning worked very well. There was a lack of plugs in the room, however. The upstairs patio is...

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Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

The beds are very uncomfortable and noisy. The tv is something straight out of the 90's. Its not even a flat screen i was shocked No high def here! The wifi was horrible.The ac doesnt work properly, theres no comforter but a thick uncomfortable throw. I asked for a second blanket which i never received. The room i stayed in...

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Central Point, Oregon
Reviewed July 25, 2016

A short walk from the ferry drop off, no more than a 15 minute walk to anywhere in town. The hotel is clean. We asked for no services just fresh towels but it appeared they did daily cleaning, The AC worked very well. The suicide shower was hot. Breakfast was about 2 cups of fruit, papaya, pineapple and either watermelon...

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Novato, California
Reviewed July 12, 2016

We spent 2 nights and Julio could not have been nicer or more helpful. Rooms are clean and airconditioned (necessity)...with lovely open decks and balconies on each floor. clean, quiet and great breakfast on the water....shaded...great coffee...so pleasant to sit and enjoy the water over a meal. Julio fixed fabulous $3.00 drinks for Happy hour and was a wealth of...

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Darien Province, Panama
Reviewed January 21, 2016

a hotel full of history of Bocas del Toro . proudly descendants of the founders of this great island, orgullosamente contruido por bocatoreños decendientes de los fundadores muy agradable tranquilidad

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  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation

Additional Information about Hotel Vista Mar

Address: Ave. North and 5th Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Vista Mar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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“If you want wifi, book a room near the front of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 68TrevorB, Aug 18, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 9, second floor, ocean view, quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles bridigity, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps being on second floor you have more of a view.”
 of 5 bubbles wmef4d, Jul 12, 2016 | Read review
“ask for the ocean view rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles 964mek, Sep 29, 2015 | Read review
“view of the water,although i imagine all of the rooms are great !!!”
 of 5 bubbles MERMAIDLOR, Jun 25, 2014 | Read review
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