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“Felt Like Home”
Review of Boquete Garden Inn

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Boquete Garden Inn
Ranked #2 of 28 Boquete B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Felt Like Home”
Reviewed February 2, 2013

Susan and the gang at Boguete Garden Inn made us feel right at home. The property had neat paths to walk with nature all around. You would not think you were so close to the main part of town. The room was more like our first garage apartment, only better. Roomy, tastefully decorated and very clean. We could stay for a month or more and be very comfortable. The owners and staff made us feel like friends staying over in the guest house. They even made us a to go breakfast since we had to depart before meal time. We will definately stay here when we get back to Boquete. M. Ruiz 01/2012

Room Tip: I would recomend a 2nd story room toward the back of the property for the best views.
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
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boquetegardeninn, Owner at Boquete Garden Inn, responded to this review, February 19, 2013
Thanks for the wonderful review - it was a pleasure to meet you! We're glad you felt at home! Great photos! ;) ~ Susan
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

We spent 6 nights at the Boquete Garden Inn in January, 2013. The first thing that greets you is the beauty of the gardens that surround the individual units. After that, what unfolds is a place where it is clear that the owners have tried very hard to pay attention to the smallest details. Everything from the artwork in the units to the freshly baked breads in the complimentary breakfast speak to class and excellence. And the complimentary happy hour is the perfect end to the day, a place where everyone catches up and exchanges information and experiences. The owners and staff couldn't be nicer or more helpful. On a scale of ten, for us this was about a 12. If and when we return to Boquete, we won't even look for another place, because nothing could be better.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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boquetegardeninn, Owner at Boquete Garden Inn, responded to this review, February 7, 2013
Thanks for the wonderful review - and thanks for noticing (and appreciating!) all the little details. Social hour is the perfect end to our day too - we love it! ;) We look forward to seeing you when you return to Boquete! ~ Susan
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Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed January 21, 2013

My wife and i stayed here for a couple of nights during a road trip in the area. I have read the preceding reviews and for me to praise this facility with more superlatives would be redundant. It's all true what they are saying. I would add one point just for emphasis. What really MAKES a hotel, restaurant or any service business for that matter is the quality of the individuals who work there. The facility is truly wonderful, but the stay is made especially memorable by the owners/employees. The two young men who are the managers, Danny and Abel are exceptional. They both speak English quite well, are friendly and engaging and they seem to possess the kind of esp that enables them to anticipate your needs. You often don't need to ask......they just take care of it. Example: when we arrived, Abel after checking us in just stood up and said something like, "where are your bags?"..... he followed me to our car......picked up a bag of some heft and easily and cheerful horsed it to our room. Those little things make a big difference. Also the wait staff, who serve breakfast could not be sweeter or kinder. Their English is a little less skillful than the young men, but they don't need it, really.......their smiles and actions convey all the meaning that one needs. I also had a chance to have a nice visit with the maintenance man on the property. He doesn't speak much English, but my limited Spanish and his limited English were enough for me to obtain a very nice summary of his experience. I forget his name, but not his personality. He has been what we would call a home improvement or even construction contractor and is skilled in many of the trades; well qualified to take care of most maintenance needs on the property. He is a very interesting man and fits with the team there. He is enthusiastic.....he is ON the team. i can't comment on other hotels in the area.......but i wouldn't look further.....I would choose the Boquete Garden Inn if I return to the area. i don't see how it can be any better.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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boquetegardeninn, Owner at Boquete Garden Inn, responded to this review, February 7, 2013
Thanks for your wonderful review!! And thank you for recognizing the calibre of our employees -- we are lucky to have such an excellent team. ;) Our handyman/maintenance man is named Jose. He is responsible for much of the construction at the inn and is an important part of what makes Boquete Garden Inn special. ~ Susan
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Morrison, Colorado, United States
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Reviewed January 19, 2013

Beautiful and tranquil gardens with hammocks and comfy chairs to relax to the sounds of the most colorful birds. Our room was spacious with all the comforts of home. The owners, Jason and Susan, were incredibly friendly and helpful and always available. Do yourself a favor and stay at the Boquete Garden Inn!

Room Tip: Top floor rooms would be best.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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boquetegardeninn, Owner at Boquete Garden Inn, responded to this review, February 7, 2013
Thanks for the fantastic review! ;) We're glad you felt at home, hanging in the hammocks with our bird friends! ;) ~ Susan
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San Antonio
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

By far, the best place to stay in the Boquete area! Beautiful grounds, comfortable and well appointed rooms, and delightful hosts! Can't say enough about how much we enjoyed our stay. Will retuen again!

Room Tip: All rooms are located on beautiful grounds. Can't go wrong with any of them. Have the front de...
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
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boquetegardeninn, Owner at Boquete Garden Inn, responded to this review, January 19, 2013
Thanks for the great review! ;) And your tip is spot-on: Volcan and Cerro Punta is an excellent day trip. It's one of our favourite excursions to recommend! It was great meeting the whole gang - hope to see you again!! ;) ~ Susan
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Reviewed January 10, 2013 via mobile

Walking through the gate to the sounds of birds and an array of beautiful colors of flowers makes this place an instant hit. The rooms are decorated so tastefully that three nights doesn't seem like its enough. Jason and Susan are so helpful and happy hour is a great way to speak with others about their day.

John and Abel can hook you up with great tours and are very helpful. I would come back here again in a heartbeat, what a place !

Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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boquetegardeninn, Owner at Boquete Garden Inn, responded to this review, January 19, 2013
Great headline! Thank you for the fantastic review. Yes, something magical does happen when you walk through that gate...even for us after 4+ years. ;) We're really glad you enjoyed your stay! ~ Susan
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Lafayette, California
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Reviewed January 9, 2013

WOW! Our driver (Abel), sent by the hotel to pick us up at the airport in David, arrived promptly and was absolutely delightful company on our drive to the Inn. We arrived to find "a labor of love" created and overseen by Jason and Susan (owners). The well manicured and tended to gardens surrounded the beautifully well-appointed bungalows (guest-quarters). The owners touches were everywhere...spotless & spacious rooms, modern amenities and tasteful decorative touches. Jason, Susan and the staff (Abel & Danny) were extremely helpful in suggesting and arranging for day trips in the area. What more can you say about an owner of an Inn (Jason) who personally drives you (just in time) to make Christmas Services at the local Church? This kind gesture received was just one of many during our stay at the Boquette Garden Inn. Need more reasons to stay here? How about receiving "breakfast-to-go" delivered to your door the evening before an early morning rise and departure for nearby adventure. Or, requesting laundry service and receiving back fresh smelling folded clothes delivered to your room in a wicker basket. Or, the opportunity to share a complimentary drink with the owners and our fellow guests (from around the world) during "social hour at 6PM." These wonderful touches and the truly "hands-on" approach that both Jason and Susan take with regard to their Inn...make this property truly special. When it was finally our time to leave Danny arranged for our ground transportation to Bambito and then on to Bocas Del Toro...needless to say Danny's arrangements were superb! It is our pleasure to share with you the "great-news" about the Boquette Garden Inn...and, the very special people who tend lovingly to the property and to their guests.

Room Tip: Choose the King Bed + Twin Combination Room
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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boquetegardeninn, Owner at Boquete Garden Inn, responded to this review, January 19, 2013
Thank you for the wonderful review! We're really glad that you enjoyed your stay from start to finish. Yes - it is a labour of love for us...thanks for noticing all the small touches and details and sharing them with future guests! ;) ;) ~ Susan
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Property: Boquete Garden Inn
Address: Palo Alto, Boquete 0413, Panama
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Location: Panama > Chiriqui Province > Boquete
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
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Ranked #2 of 28 B&Bs / Inns in Boquete
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Boquete Garden Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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