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Venice, Italy
Reviewed 23 January 2012

We spent 3 nights at Limbo in Jan.The hotel has great location in the center of Bocas town overlooking the sea. However, the service is rather poor and the staff not very friendly. On average you wait 1h to get the breakfast and the guys serving it do not look very happy doing this job. Our first room for 2...

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Reviewed 1 August 2011

Great location! Take the rooms with seaview! Breakfast is ok, staff is ok, rooms are clean.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 October 2010

Slept in the stardard room for two nights. Was staying at an other hotel before, but prefered this one for location and atmosphere. We have checked other sea-side hotels in Bocas, and from what I have seen, this one was the best value for money option in my opinion. Although 'down town' no problems with street-noise and conveniently close to...

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Maseru, Lesotho
Reviewed 12 October 2010

What can I say? this was actually part of a package deal arranged through a travel agency. I don't think i will stay here again, for the following reasons: -really poor service - I was basically stared and gawked at when I requested help for the room safe, and you need to allow an hour for breakfast - even though...

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1Thank Pinkfiece
NYC
Reviewed 24 September 2010

Haggle your butt off to get a great rate. Cause you're not going to get much out of this place, except for a decent room, with a very powerful air conditioner! The hotel is clean, the rooms quiet, but the patio, where you have breakfast smells like barf. No joke. It's pretty horrid. Additionally the butter and jam we were...

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Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 4 April 2010

We asked to see the rooms at the hotel before deciding to stay and were shown a standard room, a city view room and an ocean view room. Far and away, the only one worth considering is the ocean view. The other rooms are cramped and drab with an incredibly musty and unpleasant smell. The ocean view, however, was nice...

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Pacifica, CA
Reviewed 15 March 2010

We spent $55/per and that included a real breakfast. Service was always friendly and helpful at both the front desk and restaurant. The rooms are basic, but clean and quiet - even the A/C was quiet and the flat-screen TV worked. It's right down town without being on the main street, so the location worked out for us perfectly. Considering...

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NE England
Reviewed 5 February 2010

We did not stay at thsi hotel but ate in the restaurant in a large group. The location next to the sea is good and the food and service were acceptable. We cannot comment on the rooms or facilities

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 23 March 2009

First let me say that the facility in a great location and the food is good but I would not spend the night here again. After reading all the reviews I should know better but the last review made it sound like they had new ownership or at least turned over a new leaf. They haver not. We spent 2...

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Costa Rica
Reviewed 13 December 2008

I stayed at Limbo for five nights. It is not a luxurious type of hotel, but as I am a travel agent I had to check almost every hotel in town and must say Limbo is, from the hotels we visited, a usual hotel in Bocas, not the best (Neither the most expensive) not the worst (Far from it!!) From...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about El Limbo on the Sea Hotel

Address: Calle 2A. Isla Colon, Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range: ₹ 4,696 - ₹ 8,848 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“Balcony rooms have views but may have worse wifi and overlook a loud area.”
 of 5 bubbles robertlR5767VT, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“View to the ocean its excelent”
 of 5 bubbles arrocha14, 19 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Choose seaside if you don't want late night street noise. Lots of partiers.”
 of 5 bubbles reynoir2, 1 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Top floor on on the ocean side with a patio is definitely the way to go. Awesome views.”
 of 5 bubbles shakasurf, 1 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Would not splurge on the sea view balcony room again but would opt for the street view balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles caymansky, 25 Apr 2014 | Read review
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