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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2013

This is a 4 room hotel built over the water on Carenero Island. Rooms are large and lovely and the deck with hammock has beautiful views. Elia is a wonderful hostess, she went out of her way several times when a tour cancelled, etc, by finding us alternatives. There is a general eating area with a stocked refrigerator of soda... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2012 via mobile

Nice place to stay on Caraneros. A very small island with limited options for food or swimming, though an easy taxi ($1/person) to Bocas town. The included breakfast is toast and jam. Would not stay on this island as a single female traveler. There are safety concerns and prior incidents.

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3 Thank TravelingPJ
Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2012

Our room at Casa Acuario was absolutely lovely, the location beautiful, the building well kept. The staff was distant but always attentive. We had no problems with the hotel, we had a problem with the disco across the water in Bocas blasting music until 2 or 3 AM. We shut ourselves up in the room with the AC on high... More 

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5 Thank Nanette L
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2012

I can't say enough about this place. First off - Joan was amazing with correspondence prior to mine and my boyfriend's arrival. She answered all of our questions, and offered me a good rate for staying more than two nights. There was never even an hour delay between her response to my emails. We don't have a lot of money,... More 

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2012

Room was spacious and very clean. Wifi and TV were nice to have. Hot shower was great- a lot of places dont have heated water. There were always beers stocked downstairs :-). The owner Joani was very sweet and fun to talk to! She was extremely helpful! The other people that work at the hotel are also very sweet and... More 

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2 Thank Shyla S
Vail, Colorado
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2012

After much searching, we felt like we found the best spot here at Casa Acuario! The owner Joanna was a lovely host, very interesting and welcoming. The room was spacious, comfy and clean and the price is right. All of the rooms open directly on to the dock, where you can see dolphins, starfish and tons of fish in the... More 

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Plano, TX
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2012

My wife and I were incredibly lucky to find this hidden gem! Price was very reasonable. Eclectic decor and beautiful view made this our best vacation stay ever. Owner and her staff were incredibly pleasant and helpful. We will definitely stay here again when we return.

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2 Thank sconey1964
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2012

Cannot recommend Casa Acuario highly enough. My girlfriend and I spent 3 nights here in March and it was perfect. The room was large and spacious with a large balcony perfect for lazing away in the hammock looking at into the ocean. You can swim right off the casa into the sea which is great or there is a small... More 

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Holland
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2012

We had a great stay at this hotel. Stayed in two different rooms, both beautifully decorated and made you feel like you're staying on a boat. We came here without reservations. The hotel is overlaying the water. There's a lot of boat-traffic in front of the hotel which makes it a little noisy. Only a meager continental breakfast is included... More 

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New York City
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2012

Great choice if your heading to bocas. Great location. Close to town, close to breaks, bring ear plugs.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
King suite overlooking crystal clear water abundant with tropical fish and sea life. Great swimming and snorkeling spot with pretty sandy beasch.This spacious suite situated upstairs offers one king bed and one double bed with A/C, Cable TV, WiFi, private bathroom with hot water, hardwood floors and french doors opening out to your own private patio overlooking water with mountain views, hammock and seating. Full and continental breakfast with local fruits offered. Enjoy the covered leisure terrace wired for wireless internet and kitchen area. Guest fridge is avaialble for guest use. The Inn is located on a tropical island, Isla Carenero, directly across from Bocas del Toro and a three minute boat ride. This island features world class surfing, hiking nature trails, pristine beaches, restaurants, bars, kayak, surf board and paddle board rentals and other amenities. We will help you arrange your island adventures, diving trips and surfing tours with a pick up at the inn. The price of the rooms is as follows: King suite double occupancy $99. Per night . Queen suite double occupancy $88.Chrildren under 10 for free. Extra adults $10. Each . ... more   less 

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Address: Carenero Island | Bocas Del Toro, Carenero Island, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Carenero Island
Price Range: RM393 - RM500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Casa Acuario 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“our room was on the bottom floor closer to the city, so picking a room on the other side might help. Can't say for sure though.”
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“We had the room looking over Bocas. It was great, but very noisy to sleep.”
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