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TioToms Guesthouse

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Frankfurt Am Main, Deutschland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Rooms are rustic (typical for the island) but well-kept. The owner filters water so you can your bottles refilled which in a place with serious fresh water problems is great to have. He also provides home-made family dinners and hearty pizzas. His drinks are solid! The staff may appear a bit rough at first sight but warms up to the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

After booking confirmation and multiple emails with Tom I arrived,but no Tom, no reservation, no room for me, no help, they just rudely said to leave. I hung around for Tom, and looked around the area, and saw you can easily do better. The rude staff had no clue, and no interest......seems more of a restaurant anyway, and if you... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

When we arrived we got an upgrade to the Bungalow, which has not just an own double hammock but also a beautiful view. The room itself was comfy and clean. Breakfast was not included but very delicious, (we were in need of good coffee after being kept awake by the neighbor's rooster) as well as the "Family Dinner" for 8$.... More 

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South Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

I have had the immense pleasure of staying at Tio Tom's for 10 wonderful day's. I stayed at a competing lodge first then visited most of the hotel and lodging accommodations on the island. Tio Tom's provided the water front experience that I was looking for, with convenient boat pickup and drop-off from the deck. The owner and his wife... More 

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Ballito, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

It is an idyllic view that greets you when approaching Tiotom's by boat. Set right on the ocean and all rooms facing the ocean you are tempted to jump into the water from the deck but then you realise that the water has a muddy brown colour from all the sewage that flows from this town into the ocean. The... More 

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Ballito, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The most revolting experience ever - couldn't care less Chris sleeps in as late as lunchtime and smokes in the kitchen and diningroom - incredible noise from neighbours only subsided at 02h00 - only CASH is accepted. We were under quoted $20.00 on an excursion which caused us considerable embarrassment. Impossible to checkout before 08h00. There are dogs on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This place is great. My room was clean, the bed was very comfortable and the shower worked great, and the fan was really appreciated. All the food there is good but the dinners were gourmet quality. Service was excellent and the atmosphere is truly Caribbean. The hammocks by the water are great for meeting people from all over the world.... More 

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Midland, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

We had a very nice time at Tio Toms, The best parts were meeting interesting people from all walks of life,staying in a room over the water,It was nice to get up in the morning or anytime you want walk 20 ft and jump into the bay or just lie in several hammocks at waters edge.The couple who run the... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

The guesthouse and the island in general offers great Carib vibe. The rooms are simple and the bed is not very comfy... But the service is great, staff very friendly, good dinner and beautiful location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We spent 3 nights at the guesthouse and had a really good time. Surroundings are beautiful, hostel is cozy and clean and very affordable. The deck with hammocks overlooking the bay is reason enough to visit :) The hosts do their best to make you have the time of your life, depending on your needs. They respect one's privacy as... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You are looking for a nice place at the Caribbean? Our family-guesthouse is builded over the water of the lagoon and located in the centre of the village Bastimentos on the same named island in the north of Panama at the archipelago Bocas del Toro. ... more   less 

Additional Information about TioToms Guesthouse

Address: Main Street | Old Bank, Isla Bastimentos, Panama (Formerly Pension Tio Tom)
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Bastimentos
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Pension Tio Tom Hotel Isla Bastimentos
TioToms Guesthouse Panama/Isla Bastimentos, Bocas Del Toro
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