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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely view from our balcony on the third floor . We could watch all the "action" happening on the Bay outside out room. Wooden walls, furniture with a nautical theme. Staff was friendly and helpful. Could not ask for a better place to stay.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I first vacationed in BDT in 2002, and my accommodation for 6 nights was Hotel Bocas Del Toro. I so fell in love with the island and this hotel that I bought my own private property on Isla Colón in 2007. This trip, in January 2017, I spent a few days on my property with my boyfriend, but because it...

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for one night in February. We had room 8 and it was lovely. Loved the wood panelling throughout the hotel. The room was spacious, clean and nicely decorated. I really liked the nautical theme. The staff were very chilled out and friendly. We would have stayed another night but they were fully booked. Just a small walk from...

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Julie C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Bocas del Toro, responded to this review

We love that you love us! Thanks for mentioning how easy and close it is to catch a water taxi. Glad you found the decor charming, and enjoyed the crew.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location looking right over the water. We visited with our 2 adult children and there was plenty of room in the large suite we had -- even had a terrace to watch the boats. Breakfast was fine and service was good. Price was reasonable. Lots of restaurants in town.

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Julie C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Bocas del Toro, responded to this review

Hi Reina S, Thanks for your detailed comments. The suite is great for families. Relaxing on the terrace and enjoying the view is so much fun. Hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel right in middle of Boca town. Was happy to find 2 rooms there for the 4 of us for 3 nights, Thur, Fri, Sat. with no Reservation. Rooms were good to very good. One had great view of harbor with private deck. Not mine but my friends. But that was ok. Service in restaurant was slow at best...

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Julie C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Bocas del Toro, responded to this review

Dear Robert Z, Thanks for your comments. We're pleased your group was happy to find accommodations, and one enjoyed a room with waterfront terrace & view. Glad you appreciated the front desk service and bar service.

St. Marys, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right on the water in the center of Boca Town near all the places to eat and drink. It was all I had wanted a place to be on a bay. I enjoyed the sites from the dock and sitting at the bar on the street watching the world go by. For me it was perfect and filled all my...

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Julie C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Bocas del Toro, responded to this review

Dear Jstein1, Thanks for sharing your experience in the center of it all. Thanks also for mentioning our quality service. Glad you enjoyed the rooms, the waterfront bar and the view.

Andes, New York, United States
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Our spacious room #4, has a balcony & comfortable lounge chairs w/ table overlooking the water, perfect for sitting out at night, listening to the (abundant) nightlife and seeing the sunrise (much quieter ;-). Super comfortable king bed, fantastic shower & air conditioning made this a wonderful stay. We expected noise at night, after all, this is Bocas, a 'happening'...

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Julie C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Bocas del Toro, responded to this review

Dear Cheryl T, Thanks for your comments. We're glad you enjoyed your room, from the bed to the shower to the balcony and view. Yes, Bocas town is known for it's nightlife, and we're in the center of it all!

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

This hotel is old but has charm and a central location. It is overpriced for the condition. The room was functional but not comfortable. The air conditioner did not reduce the humidity. However, the staff was very pleasant and helpful.

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Wold, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Toro, responded to this review

Dear teacherpam88, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. . We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience. We are pleased to know you enjoyed our friendly and helpful staff . Because you booked with a travel agent we were not made aware of the rate you were charged. We offer online booking with competitive rates...

Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

The family suite is the best with a double bed and 3 singles which are well spaced. The balcony boasts a breathtaking sea view. The hotel rooms are clean and well decorated. Rooms with city views also have balconies. The hotel has a restaurant downstairs where you will receive a warm welcome by staff and a great selection of food...

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Julie C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Bocas del Toro, responded to this review

Dear MissA_1972, Thank you for the detailed review. We're pleased you enjoyed the family suite and fantastic view! Thanks for mentioning the clean rooms. Glad you had the chance to enjoy the restaurant and bar also. Hope to see you again one day.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

So I have to preface this by saying that I have stayed here many times over the years (going back throughout 14 years) so of course when I brought my family I wanted to have them have the same experience I remembered. NOT. To start off I remember reading a fee bad reviews and thinking, this people are just expecting...

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Wold, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Toro, responded to this review

Dear Bola2218, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While we wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and it's apparent in this case that we fell short. We are pleased to know you enjoyed our...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly upgrade high speed internet along with Hotel Bocas del Toro Restaurant & Bar honored as one of the "Top" Caribbean Bars in the best spots in the world on Conde Nast Traveler's Gold List, ¨Cuisines & Bars, IPAPP. The Hotel consistently receives TripAdvisor's "Certificate of Excellence". We've discovered that understated elegance in our Caribbean Wood Design and superior service are essential. From every vantage point, the ocean & island views inspire us to respond to the elements. 2013 Hotel Bocas del Toro was chosen and featured in the Conde Nast Traveler January issue under ¨Caribbean Secret Islands, The Bliss of Bocas¨, for our commitment to Sustainable Tourism over the last 11 years. Bocas del Toro's oceanfront boutique hotel, restaurant & bar are unique to this island paradise. Eleven perfectly appointed nautically inspired rooms, displaying thirteen different types of exotic Panamanian hardwoods, custom built furnishings, some with ocean view or town balcony rooms. We invite you to join us for a memorable experience at the best sustainable boutique hotel in Bocas del Toro, Panama. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Bocas del Toro

Address: #2 Calle | No 2 Calle, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 77777, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Price Range: $111 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Bocas del Toro 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Bocas Del Toro Hotel
Del Toro Bocas Town
Hotel Bocas Del Toro Panama - Bocas Town
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Bocas Town
#4 Family Hotel in Bocas Town
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“Rooms on the water, third floor quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Cecilia1751, 3 days ago | Read review
“If you can get an ocean view, book it! But the regular rooms are still great”
 of 5 bubbles , 1 week ago | Read review
“ask for room on 2nd or 3rd floor at back overlooking Bay. Get's private Deck.”
 of 5 bubbles RobertZ822, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“One with balcony, overlooking boats, water.”
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 of 5 bubbles CherylT425, Jan 19, 2017 | Read review
“Great view over the water”
 of 5 bubbles K7507CLaliceg, Dec 29, 2016 | Read review
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