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La Estrella de Bocas

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Panama
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2009

The price was to high for this place. Nothing worked in the room (hot water, television, etc), I asked for a room change and the owner after yelled at us because my husbend is argentinean (justify himself saying he had before others bad guests from Argentina, for me he was just drunk and had a bad temper), he moved us... More 

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Alberta
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 August 2009

My stay at the La Estrella de Boca was a nightmare. I wasn't expecting a Castle but I think there are some minimal and basic cleanness standards that needs to be followed. The sheets were not clean and the room has an awful smell. We left after one night even if they didn't want to reimburse the remaining nights. By... More 

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New York City
1 review
Reviewed 24 October 2008

I don't know what happened to the other reviewers who booked online. We arrived at Bocas without any reservation and fortunately, we found a room at this hotel for $45 per night. The guy at the reception was very nice and helpful. The room was clean but not outstanding. We knew that Bocas del Toro is a town with a... More 

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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2008

... not even "just OK"! Definetly NOT worth the money at all! It looks quite nice from the website, but it is not nice at all. There is no service, it is not clean, the rooms - especially the sheets - were not even clean upon arrival, the maintenance is bad and it is simply falling apart! The front desk... More 

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Houston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2008

This is a small individually owned and operated hotel. the room we got was billed as an apartment with two big beds in a private room and a single in another. there was a small fridge and kitchenette. The decor was drab, and the bathroom was functional but ugly. For the money (70 USD plus tax) It might b e... More 

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Costa Rica
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2007

I stayed ther efor almost a week on February 2004. Good location, not too clean and very noisy AC, but everything else was full. OK for the price.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2007

This was booked on their web site. Upon inspection, the apartment was in a different building, it had no working hot water, the promised kitchenette had a little fridge turned into a minibar, one burner that didn't work and no utensiles. We demanded a refund on the 500 dollar deposit and desk representative agreed we could stay three days to... More 

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Reviewed 30 December 2004

First things first, Bocas is a fantastic place but our hotel was a disaster. At first It seemed pretty nice, the location was great but a little too turisty. It is a little more expensive than most accommodations in the island but at the time it was all that was available. It was right acros the street from the police... More 

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Address: 1st Street, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province
Number of rooms: 213
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