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Hotel Boca Brava

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Nosara, Costa Rica
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I feel like we found a secret treasure with this place. Brad and everyone working here went above and beyond to make our stay amazing. The setting is beautiful, the food is delicious (whole fried fish, pineapple bebida), and the people are great. Without question one of the best experiences I have had traveling.

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Newmarket
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fell in love with this place. From the waterfront, it's less than five min by water taxi ($3 per person each way) to the dock of the hotel. There is a hike up the steps to the hotel however the view from the top is worth it!!! Rooms are beautiful. I would highly suggest having an air conditioned one...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 week ago

On April 12th, 2017, we booked two rooms at Boca Brava Hotel for one night. As soon as we arrived I was bitten by a dog in my leg, along with another person from Austria not part of our party. In the end, I can't say we had a very unpleasant stay all along, but we did get bothered by...

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Thank meet42017
HotelBocaBrava, General Manager at Hotel Boca Brava, responded to this review

To be fair this dog was not one of the very friendly hotel dogs one might find laying around at the hotel. Usually there are no aggressive or scared dogs on the jungle trails away from the hotel where this incident happened. Appearantly the dog was tied up at the beach with it's owner but had broken off the leash...

Oradea, Romania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view from the place looks good but the service at the restaurant was awful. There was a group of people that arrived after us and we didn't even get our drinks (a beer and a juice, nothing fancy or hard to prepare) by the time the people that arrived after us were already eating... Very slow service. Don't go...

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HotelBocaBrava, General Manager at Hotel Boca Brava, responded to this review

Sorry to see your review and know that you did not have a pleasant experience. Unfortunately you came on one April 14th of the very busiest days of the year, the Easter Holiday. We are a small hotel with a very small staff and were definitely a bit over whelmed that day serving our 50+ hotel guests alone and another...

Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel has an amazing view from a bluff it sits on. It is isolated from anywhere else so your adventures will be from there. The food is good and everything is reasonable. Brad is American and really friendly. They have kayaks and boat trips for snorkeling and beaches for swimming. We really enjoyed our stay here!!

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We really liked this place. The service is above average for Panama and the owner and his staff work hard to make sure this place and the people are well taken care of. Really great to be able to walk to the beaches and see howler monkeys in the trees - even in the trees in front of our room...

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Othis, France
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We happened to stay in this hotel last January and since we decided that if we were going back to Panama we would stay there again ! We did this December. Thanks to Brad and the staff the dream came true again. In addition due to low occupancy we had the feeling this place was ours. Monkeys, pelicans, Iguanas welcomed...

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1Thank michele B
vancouver
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Great view, helpful owner, reasonable prices, delicious food. Came for a drink, the owner chatted with us for a bit. Enjoyed the cocktails. There were about six howler monkeys hanging out in the trees. The view is great and the seating area us in a nice cool breeze

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The views was great, it over looked some amazing views. The forest surrounding it was also beautiful. But the food was not great, options were limited and was just not flavored well. Also none of the rooms had hot water. Furthermore the beds were all damp and had bugs on top of them. If you don't like dogs don't go...

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The ferry costs $3 per person and there is a $5 charge to hike the privately maintained road to Christina Beach - the fee was credited back on our lunch bill. We had lobster salad and the catch of the day - nothing happens quickly here and it is nice to watch the world slow down.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel Boca Brava

Address: Boca Chica | Boca Brava Gulfo de Chirique, Isla Boca Brava, Panama
Region: Panama > Chiriqui Province > Isla Boca Brava
Price Range: $59 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Boca Brava 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Panama City, Panama
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“The deluxe room would be great for families. It has AC and two beds.”
AlexaDeSmi, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“we have tested the room with shared bathroom and the room with private bathroom and both are great”
79micheleb, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We only come to the restaurant so I'm unsure of the rooms.”
cherylbythesea, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Stay for longer !”
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“Beware the dogs!”
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