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Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort

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Billings, Montana
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The bar makes the best pina colada on the island. It was so wonderful to order a drink and snacks and sit by the pool and watch the waves. I was writing my thesis at the time and I can't think of a nicer location to do some hard core writing.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

After 12 days there I was more than ready to leave. I have absolutely no Idea how they have a "four star" rating because it is more like one star at four star prices. Where do I start? The wait staff could not care less, do not bother eating here unless you have more than 2 hours to waste for...

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The reception stuff are friendly, the others are very robotically- no smile - no nothing - this attitude make me to not leave tips. The rooms are clean - but the Bed sheets would be changed because looks olders. The pozition are good.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The structure is all there for a really nice hotel. Unfortunately it's fallen into a bit of disrepair with missing lamps, shaky plumbing, and details in general that could be easily fixed. Beds are nice, views are great, and worth it if you can swing a good deal on the room rate. Might be the best option in Bocas for...

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Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights. Not in town which we thought was an advantage. Cab rides are cheap and we did walk and bike to town. The rooms leave much to be desired. They did not have the mini refrigerators which were advertised, the living room area is quite dark and missing furniture and lighting. The bedroom area was fine but...

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Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just left playa tortuga after a one week stay. The food and drinks were gross, the hotel was not very clean considering there is a maid in your room every 5 minutes, and the staff was mostly unhelpful and unfriendly. The icing on the cake would have to be the cameras in the bathroom to spy on you in the...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was neat, next to the beach. rather good shower for Panama. The errors in the hotel is something europeans see, but here seems rather normal. Staff was either horrible or great. (didn't understand half an eaten fish, including head, isn't pleasant to have on our terras) (helped me find a decent seat with my family) Airco is super...

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Alto Boquete, Panama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the hotel is great, the service is terrible! we waited for ever for drinks and food orders. No service around the pool. The food over priced, there was a breakfast buffet for 12.00 per person. the pool and beach were wonderful .The rooms were clean and the beds very comfortable. The weekend would have been perfect .. but the service...

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Herkimer
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This could be a beautiful beach resort and may have been in the past but it is a bit run down. When we arrived the room smelled terribly musty and it took a long time to get the smell out. It is kid friendly with lots for the kids to do and not too far out of town. Overall I...

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Barriere, Canada
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We spent two nights at this hotel. While not a resort like you would get in Mexico, it did have a small beach and a nice pool. The outdoor bar and restaurant area was clean and comfortable. The rooms have comfortable beds, and were clean. The breakfast was good, with many selections. The staff were friendly and helpful, and english...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tropical Caribbean Beach Resort on the crystal clear waters of Bocas del Toro, Panama.Playa Tortuga offers 117 stylish room accommodations, each with a balcony and spectacular ocean view. Guests may choose from standard rooms, junior suites and large grand suites, all offering a contemporary décor, modern amenities and a soothing tropical atmosphere.Relax in the hotel’s sea view pool, or sunbathe in our water mirrors while enjoying your favorite beverage from the nearby bar area. Little ones will enjoy the children’s pool. Other modern and convenient amenities include free WIFI and a state of the art Fitness Center featuring a private massage area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort

Address: Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range: ₹ 7,395 - ₹ 11,191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 117
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Also Known As:
Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Isla Colon
Playa Tortuga Hotel And Beach Resort
Playa Tortuga Resort Beach
Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort Isla Colon, Panama - Bocas Del Toro
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Isla Colon
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Isla Colon
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“Do not waste your $ here, rip off, terrible service”
 of 5 bubbles 642scottj, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“the rooms in the end of the left hall on the ground floor don't offer a view, the rest have beautiful beach view.”
 of 5 bubbles kimv715, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“no elevators..the rooms facing the ocean have amazing views..”
 of 5 bubbles sshirritt, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“room 303, great view and mouldy free room”
 of 5 bubbles Isabelafromrio, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure everyone has a bed and not the sofa bed.”
 of 5 bubbles Marjolein6, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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