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Central Point, Oregon
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34 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Novato, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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Darien Province, Panama
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5 of 5 stars 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We stayed for two weeks at Vista Mar in April 2015. The staff were great!! We do not speak much Spanish and they didn't speak much English but they were always so nice and tried really hard to help us with whatever we needed. I especially loved how the housekeeping staff clean our room daily and were so good about... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Great hotel by the water, nothing fancy but it's not on the main strip so it's nice and quiet at night. Still close, about a five minute walk, to the main strip. Check out the two hammocks on the second floor back balcony and Rum Runners around the corner for breakfast.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Nice spot off the main drag with a delicious restaurant and nice oceanside view Air conditioning was intermittent but otherwise a good sleep for a good price Clean and comfortable but simple, not a luxury resort but we'll worth the value.

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CHICAGO
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Great location. Staff were friendly at the bar, but cold at the front desk. This place clearly cuts corners, as they have minimal keys, turns of AC at will, and has weird rules about their safe. Rooms are dreary - poor lighting, lamps didnt work, beds squeaky, thin walls. Bathrooms are like dorm bathrooms. No toiletries provided. The best part... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This place has basic rooms with small balconies. It would seem that it has seen better days. The staff are somewhat helpful. The included breakfast was average. The price seemed high for what I got, but all of Bocas hotels seem to be expensive.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and loved it. It looks on the edge of town, but its a lovely 5 min walk to the main street and perfectly placed for the delightful 'Restaurant Tom'. Dock has great views, happy hour is very well priced and there are upstairs hammocks. You could spend a lot more money for somewhere no... More 

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CONNECTICUT
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This hotel is lovely,,the owners and the employees are very professional ,kind,,they make sure you are very comfortable and all of your needs are met !!! The view is outstanding,,you can just go swimming off the dock ,,,so inviting!!!The owner and his wife have fishing tours,beach tours ,,,the food is great !!!!The hotel has great internet !!!

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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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
Price Range: $52 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Vista Mar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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