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Hotel Boca Brava

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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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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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

First of all we stayed 2 nights at Isla Boca Brava, which was just right. From David you take the bus to Horconcitos or any other bus going in direction to Santiago/Panama-City and exit at "cruce Horconcitos" at Panamericana. Taking the bus to Horconcitos tell the driver you want to go to Boca Chica and he'll tell you where to...

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We were happy that we received the suggestion from hotel buena Vista in santa catalina to visit this place on our holiday through panama. The hotel is built on a beautiful location on a cliff. From the rooms and the restaurant you have sea vieuws everywhere. We are a family of four and had the suite with two seperate bedrooms...

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David, Panama
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and a friend from Canada went to the Island of Boca Brava off the Coast of Chiriqui, Panama. We checked out the Hotela and we had Lunch. The Hotel is very clean and neat. The Lunch was great. My wife had Fried rice with Lobster, it was to die for. I had the 3 Burritos with Beans and...

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We had a few hours to spend before flying out of David to Panama City so we decided find Boca Chica on our own, Just know that the signage is poor. I mean really poor! We used the app WAZE to get us to a road that was the correct road but there was no assurance that we were in...

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Campbell River, Canada
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I agree somewhat with the other reviewers. It is isolated but a great place to just sit back and do nothing if that is what you want. We stayed 4 nights in the suite which was only a bit more than the regular room. King bed and huge bathroom. Very private patio. It was definitely worth it. We had the...

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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Liked the hotel, but I suggest staying only one night. Plan ahead and arrive at earliest check-in time and leave at latest check-out. This will give you plenty of time to enjoy what the hotel has to offer, which is not as much as I was expecting. From what I read, I thought there would be many trails, in reality...

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Brooklyn
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We stayed here for three nights, which turned out to be far too many. On the other hand, it's out of the way enough that it wouldn't make sense to come for anything less, so... My advice: skip it. Reasons: The "beaches" barely deserve the name. Two exist only until about 11am, the third not really at all, and the...

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Cape May, New Jersey
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We love coming here by boat and having a relaxing lunch or dinner. They have a wonderful menu and good food. You can get anything from hamburgers to a full fish dinner. My grandchildren love the adventure of climbing the lookout tower.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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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  • 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: $71 - $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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“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 !”
andrewcturner, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Beware the dogs!”
ChristinaD207, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
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