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Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Staff and service in restaurants were great and property was very clean, but other services were inconsistently delivered (room cleaning, clean towels, stocking mini-bar, etc). Room service was virtually non-existent (they just didn't show up, or if they did the food was cold). Many things didn't work (no ice makers anywhere and since room service didn't show up - you...

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1Thank Sandra P
New Orleans, LA
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I just returned from a wonderful and relaxing stay at Dreams Playa Bonita over the Thanksgiving holiday with a group of four. I admit, we were all a little worried by some of the unfavorable reviews on Trip Advisor prior to our vacation, but I am pleased to report those negative comments were completely unfounded. I’ve been to about ten...

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13Thank Angela F
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The resort is absolutely breathtaking. Laying by the infinity pool & looking out into the ocean, you can see islands in the distance and the ships waiting for the canal. It is a very relaxing place! There is also an adult only pool that is very quiet & has a nice little waterfall in the middle. The main infinity pool...

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10Thank Valleyvaulter05
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wife surprised family and a couple of friends with a Thanksgiving trip to Panama City and we stayed at this resort five days. Grounds were beautiful, rooms clean, amenities well kept. Youngest used the kids club which she enjoyed, pools were well maintained. Beach is ok to look at but didn't swim there, not sure you can - tide also...

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3Thank GoCrows123
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not as expected and not worthy of this chain. Arrived late, compliments of Sunwing. No record of my reservation but staff soon remedied that. Restaurants all closed after 11. Room service offered but hard to track down. Eventually (2 AM) a mediocre Club sandwich was provided. Pros: Lovely location. Clean rooms. Some staff were exemplary. Cons: The tide goes out...

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2Thank Kr0mski
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Please understand before traveling that Panama is a Spanish-speaking country. If your Spanish is weak (or limited), you may encounter communication challenges with many of the Spanish-dominant staff. This remodeled resort, a former InterContinental property, was originally branded as Secrets Playa Bonita. We booked the trip in March 2016. The resort was later closed for additional remodeling over the summer,...

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1Thank MsJones55
Liverpool, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel & grounds! Restaurant food was good. There weren't many choices each night but I'm sure it's because they are new & getting off the ground. All the staff was wonderful especially Zac our Preferred Club pool bartender!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I traveled to Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama From November 8th to the 15th with my wife and another couple. Combined this is probably our 15th trip to an AM resorts and unfortunately this was the worst. I went there expecting that since the resort had just opened there would be some issues but we were completely surprised at how...

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1Thank Ken O
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for our 1st year anniversary. The staff though spoke limited English tried their best to communicate with us our Spanish wasn't every well either. We learned a few words in Spanish and most of them picked up a few more words in English for us. No doubt they will continue to improve considering this staff is still fairly...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room in the hotel, 462, was nice, with comfortable beds, clean, and usual amenities. We were there for a week in November 2016. The staff were welcoming and helpful. Pool and bar staff were great. We've been to several hotels in the chain including Dreams and Secrets in Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos, as well as Now Amber. All...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the unique destination of Panama, guests can experience beaches, rainforest, mountains and city—all from Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama. Located on Playa Bonita, the closest beach to Panama City and literally meaning "beautiful beach," Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama is perfect for special romantic getaways and memorable family vacations. 11 seaside towers offer 307 luxurious guest rooms and suites with jungle walkways and stunning views. Gourmet a la carte restaurants, bars and lounges are all included our Defined Delights™* vacation concept—where all your vacation essentials are included. Nearby, guests can visit the Panama Canal, Panama City's colonial district, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site or the largest mall in the Americas. Everyone has their own idea of a Dream vacation, and it can all be found at Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama

Address: Road to Veracruz km 7 | Arraijan District, Panama City, Panama (Formerly Secrets Playa Bonita Panama)
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: RM830 - RM2,808 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama 4*
Number of rooms: 307
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental Playa Bonita Hotel Panama City
Intercontinental Panama City
Intercontinental Playa Bonita Resort
Playa Bonita Panama
Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama Panama City
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Panama City
#16 Spa Hotel in Panama City
#25 Luxury Hotel in Panama City
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“Use of check list to ensure rooms are cleaned and stocked daily would have pushed service to expected level for this resort. ”
 of 5 bubbles sandrapU3958ZX, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles AngelaF573, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We liked staying on the bottom floor close to pool-all are facing the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles Valleyvaulter05, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are Ocean view. Not sure of direction but try to stay on the Jungle end as opposed to the Mangrove Westin end.”
 of 5 bubbles Kr0mski, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All room face the ocean but if you prefer additional comforts try the Preferred Club...although I'm unsure as to what you'll get.”
 of 5 bubbles MsJones55, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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