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    Cosmic Crab Resort

    Carenero Island, Panama
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good24%
    • Average11%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible12%
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    “careening cay” (32 reviews)
    “gift shop” (6 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Breakfast included
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    6 Aug.7 Aug.
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    1 - 5 of 138 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We came here with high expectations after reading previous reviews. We met the owner in Bocas town and she was lovely and we were committed to going over for lunch. We started with Ceviche and Conch fritters. The Ceviche had a lot going on. Diced...More

    Thank Christopher S
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We have been wanting to visit Bocas Del Toro for a while and found this resort on Oferta Simple, an on line coupon site. We booked for five days and traveled with friends. The trip by auto over the Continental divide there and back was...More

    Thank jazzmann48
    Response from JoanCrabtree, Owner at Cosmic Crab ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write a well rounded and thoughtful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Cosmic Crab, and look forward to seeing on your next visit to Bocas

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    It deserves five stars only for the view! The place is really beautiful! Our room, above the sea, was so romantic and relaxing. It is just 1 minute (and one dollar) by boat from the city center but Cosmic Crab seems to be an other...More

    Thank Giulia C
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    Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

    Cosmic Crab is a great getaway spot in Bocas Del Toro. My girlfriend, and I just left yesterday morning after 5 nights of staying there. It's a very small boat ride to Bocas Town, which is convenient. Cosmic Crab has amazing breakfast. We enjoyed dinner...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

    The charming cabins over the water have NO windows ( unless you count the 18"×20" thing) and you can't open the door because people walk down the walkway. The bathroom fixtures are horribly rusty. The rooms are dirty and when it rains the water runs...More

    Thank Cindy S
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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
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    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 50 - USD 121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Location
    • Panama >
    • Bocas del Toro Province >
    • Carenero Island
    • Also Known As
    • Careening Cay Hotel Carenero Island
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    LORI A
    4 March 2016|
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    There are many boat taxi's available to take you across the water. It is a short distance - so usually the cost is less than $2 but be sure and ask ahead of time.
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    "The inland cabins are a bit larger and quieter. The over water cabins have great views and ambiance"
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    "If you like water ask for one of the cottages on the water."
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    "The rooms over the water are very small."
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    "Cabins not on the water are spacious and very comfortable"
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