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Hotel Bocas del Mar

Travellers' Choice award winner
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We only stayed for a few days but certainly could have stayed more. We were made to feel welcome from the moment we arrived and the service was personalised, professional and friendly until the moment we left. The rooms are big, spotlessly clean, private and comfortable and with fantastic views!! Gardens are beautiful! We did the 4 hour boat tour...

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I flew from Panama City to David a very pleasant and safe flight . It was an hour drive to get here from David on generally easy roads until the last few miles. It was quite remote but we were extremely pleased when we got there. The hotel is situated in a beautiful setting overlooking the Gulf...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a nice stay here. We loved our room and found it so relaxing and comfortable. We liked the infinity pool up on the hill; it was small but decent for the size of the hotel. The beach at the hotel was so small and not really one you'd want to sit on, but the beaches...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed for four nights in the Deluxe Bungalow at the end of 2.5 weeks traveling around Panama. We found the property to be beautiful and relaxing--a great way to wind down after an amazing but tiring trip. We stayed in 7 different hotels/resorts throughout our travels, and the room we had here was the most comfortable....

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BocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recommendation of our hotel for TripAdvisor users. It was a pleasure to have you to stay and we’re pleased that you could unwind in one of our deluxe bungalows with hot tub at the end of your trip. These room types are a popular extra with guests. For the information of future guests:- We...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived we were taken care of by every member of the staff. The managers, the restaurant staff, everyone was as nice and helpful as they could be. We were also so impressed with how impeccably clean and well manicured the entire place was. The food was delicious from typical Panamanian dishes to Pasta Bolognese. The last...

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BocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your 5 star review. Your comments are very motivating for the team who aim for everyone to have the best possible time with us. We’re thrilled you enjoyed the hotel gardens and your dining experiences so much. Kind regards, Hotel Bocas del Mar

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Stayed 3 nights in the suite end February. Very nice and comfortable accommodation which is very well managed. The views are amazing. It is true that there is not a large beach, but one can book very easy excursions and water taxis to the many islands. There are also 2 swimming pools, although water tends to be quite hot. All...

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BocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

We really appreciate your review and thank you for your kind comments about our team. Thank you for your recommendation for other TripAdvisor members. Kind regards, Hotel Bocas del Mar

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Hi folks, The views are nice, the beach doesn´t exists at high tide, at low tide you don´t file like staying on this green shore where apparently you can encounter crocodiles! Nothing like the pictures you can see on the internet, to reach those white sandy beach you need to suscribe the million dollar boat tours otherwise no activities at...

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BocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

We do not understand the reasons behind writing this review with inaccurate information almost one year after this guest apparently stayed with us. We work hard to try to ensure all guests enjoy their stay, as we hope other reviewers on this page have shown. Our popular, optional trips vary in price and we have something for every budget to...

Reviewed 15 March 2017

We could only book one night, but we made the most of it, arriving before lunch and not departing until later the next day. It is a gorgeous property just as depicted in the photos and the rooms are well-appointed and have great views. The staff all learned our names right off the bat and enhanced the stay--all super-friendly and...

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BocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for your gracious review. All the team appreciates your kind words. We’re pleased that you enjoyed the guest rooms and trip options. We hope to welcome you on another occasion for a longer stay! Kind regards, Hotel Bocas del Mar

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This hotel is in beautiful Boca Chica and is probably one of the nicest boutique hotels in all of Panama. The rooms are spacious and very comfortable with nice bedding. My friends and I were traveling with children and they upgraded us to rooms with extra bedrooms for the infants and provided cribs. The staff are all very friendly and...

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BocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and generous review of your stay. We appreciate your comments. All the team works hard to ensure that our guests have the best stay possible with us. In 2017 we have been voted best small hotel in Panama by TripAdvisor members. We hope to be able to welcome you again. Kind regards, Hotel Bocas del...

Houston, United States
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We stayed in Unit 17, which has 2 stories and has an extra small bedroom with a twin bed and small half bath and master bedroom and bath downstairs. It would be ideal for a couple with 1 or 2 children as you could technically sleep 1 or 2 on the couches upstairs too. The Air Conditioners worked great. We...

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BocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your detailed review of your stay. We’re delighted you had another good visit with us and enjoyed your stay in our Premier Suite. We aim for every guest to have an awesome stay with us and your comments have been useful for the benefit of future guests, thank you. We hope to welcome you again...

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Bocas Del Mar, in Boca Chica, is a boutique hotel with modern, luxury features. In a privileged oceanside location on the mainland, it is perfectly positioned for a completely relaxing vacation. We were TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award Winners in 2016 for the Top Hotel for Service in Panama. Our focus is on quality customer service and attention to detail. We have 20 large contemporary-style guest bungalows that are set in tropical gardens right alongside the glistening blue water of the Gulf of Chiriqui. Open your drapes each morning and the Pacific Ocean is there to greet you! Choose from several room types; from our spacious king or queen bed bungalows through to the exceptional Premier Suite. There's a gourmet restaurant & bar on site and we have not one but TWO stunning infinity-style pools to bathe in. There is also a small beach, except at high tide, and we have our own dock to head to more local beaches via water taxi or excursion boat - we are opposite the beautiful islands of the Gulf of Chiriqui and have a full ocean and land trip program. Plus a massage studio (advance reservation required). Just 5 minutes by car or watertaxi from Boca Chica village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Bocas del Mar

Address: | Gulf of Chiriqui, Boca Chica, Panama
Region: Panama > Chiriqui Province > Boca Chica
Price Range: ₹ 9,375 - ₹ 17,208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Bocas del Mar 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“The connecting road, from PanAm HWY. Is long...25km, and extended sections are pot holes and gravel”
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