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Volcan, Panama
Reviewed 26 September 2014

The owner and the other personel knows a lot about Panama Cuidad and the rest of Panama. They helped my a lot about exploring Panama to live. Nice People. Good Rooms with everithing you need. I love these people and I wil be back

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Erwin_Goerke, Gerente at Baru Lodge, responded to this review

Thank You, thank you very much, we appreciate your comments. Best Regards Erwin

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 September 2014

I would definitely choose to stay at Baru Lodge if I was ever in Panama City again. What I loved most was the location. It is on a residential street just 2 blocks away from a metro station. That meant I could get around the city very easily. (The metro is brand new, so it's very clean, plus also cheap...

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Erwin_Goerke, Gerente at Baru Lodge, responded to this review

Thank You, thank you very much, we appreciate your comments. Best Regards Erwin

Michigan
Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

We spent two nights here going to and coming back from Bocas del Toro. Both times we arrived at night and left early morn. The rooms are very pretty and clean with air conditioning. The hotel was close to both of the airports we needed. The staff members were very nice and offered to get taxis, etc. I liked the...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 14 May 2014

We do not know an owner of a motel so friendly, helpful, courteous and personable to your needs, requests and demands. Excellent quality breakfast and the staff at your disposal all the times. It is centrally located, close to Metro and the setting is very natural. Rooms are clean and have mini fridge and micro. They understand your needs and...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 9 May 2014

I stayed here for two nights. It was a little bit of work for my taxi driver to find it (about 20 minutes and a $30 ride from Tocumen international airport at night and $15 to the domestic PAC airport). Unassuming from the outside, on a street off of a somewhat busy neighborhood witn some day traffic noise if you...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 April 2014

I was in Panama and booked this small lodge based on the description of being close to Via Espana the main restaurants, shopping and nightlife in Panama City. BEWARE this is located in a resdential area, its a long walk or a taxi ride to the centre. They say they speak english, however the front desk does not. I was...

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Erwin_Goerke, Propietario at Baru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We are truly sorry for the misunderstanding, but we do think you are making a mistake, our Lodge is located two block away from Av. España, One Block away From Av. Belisario porras, two blocks from Av. Brasil and 6 to 8 block from calle 50st and Transistmica avenue, the five most important avenues in Panama city, you...

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 19 April 2014

After some days in Panama city, my boyfriend from Germany and I (from Costa Rica) decided to finish our trip at Baru Lodge, it looked nice, comfortable and for a good price. The hotel is a house, in a quite neighborhood and with a wonderful backyard. We got a bit late in the evening and the owner welcomed us, he...

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Erwin_Goerke, Propietario at Baru Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Veronica, We are very sorry for the inconveniences that you had with these employ, some times in Panama is really hard to find people with service aptitus, we are going to take care of these situation, I now taxi driver always offer money to the front desk workers, but this does mean they going to increase the rates to...

Boston
Reviewed 17 April 2014 via mobile

The rooms were comfortable and the bathroom/shower was very clean. Their driver Michael took us to the albrook bus station to send us on to Santa Fe. This service ($7) was invaluable for a couple with very limited Spanish. He parked his car, walked us to the ticket window, and all but put our bags on the bus. What a...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Arrived in Baru Lodge after a wonderful week in a nearby National Park ecolodge - I was apprehensive about the city and how to get around. Baru Lodge was the answer to everything! Erwin (the owner) welcomed us at the unearthly check in hour of 10am, carried in our luggage, gave us our rooms straight away and offered us coffee....

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Cagliari
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Guests are sacred at this place. Rooms are spacious, comfortable and clean. The showers are possibly the best you can get in Central America. The owner is a really nice person, but the ladies that serve at breakfast time have that almost typical "lazy-arrogant" attitude that I met in most of Panama. Breakfast is excellent though.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Strategically located minutes from tourist attractions, shopping and business areas of the vibrant and modern city of Panama.We take pride in being very service oriented and welcome you to the charming architecture and peaceful atmosphere of Baru Lodge.The quiet garden grounds are abundant with greenery, unique in the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Baru Lodge

Address: Calle Ricardo Miro | Calle Elida diez, 2da Norte, Panama City 11100, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: ₹ 3,622 - ₹ 5,433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Baru Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Rooms are various sizes. Lowest rate would be a small room.”
 of 5 bubbles TxAkWyWa, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“During the day the rooms facing the yard are quieter than the once to the street, however at night the traffic dies done quickly”
 of 5 bubbles Hoerbel, 7 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Our room was facing the street and was therefor a bit noisy in the mornings. I don't know for sure, but would suspect that rooms not facing the street would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles hunkeshne, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
“I believe all the rooms might suit”
 of 5 bubbles hylkes, 25 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Get a room upstairs, not on the street side, to minimise noise.”
 of 5 bubbles M9336NYsusanh, 2 Sep 2014 | Read review
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