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Octopus Garden Hotel & Dive Resort

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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible14%
24 May 2016
“Nice people but not the best stay”
16 May 2016
“Ambivalence”
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
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Pets Allowed
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

This review is just for the hotel stay and food they serve, not for diving with Panama Divers. Octopus Garden Hotel - Stay somewhere else in Potobelo. Price was reasonable but the room was stuffy and you can't open any windows (even though there is...More

2  Thank ParisTravels2014
Reviewed 16 May 2016

First, I want to compliment Raphael and Jovanni who are employed in the dive operation. Raphael adapted the dive plan and execution to fit our Advanced and experienced dive status. The dive boat itself needs upgrading, and is uncomfortable as currently equipped. The diving is...More

1  Thank Breyoot
Reviewed 27 December 2014

We chose this hotel as it was mentioned as #1 in Portobelo. What a mistake! We should have listened to the people calling it a dump. This is easily the worst place I have ever stayed at, and I have stayed at countless hotels in...More

6  Thank OuterLimitTraveller
Reviewed 22 December 2014

I had high hopes that this would be as impressive as the website promised. From the moment I arrived, the only thing I could think of was how to escape. The food was awful, the rooms were uncomfortable, the scuba gear was unfit for service,...More

6  Thank NJFG
Reviewed 20 September 2014

I recently spent 2 days at the Octopus Garden Hotel. The location cannot be beat! its right on the water with a reef just in front of the hotel. The service is what makes this place great, The food is great with an amazing selection...More

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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$60 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Bring your own car so you can leave"
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"The Shark room is nice, with views on the ocean and quiet because it is farthest away from the road."
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"Most rooms face the sea, but none of the windows open... AC units are in the room and may be mouldy... Mine..."
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"Something with a sea view"
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