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New Salem, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our "attempt" to stay here was a disaster! I made a reservation on the hotel website on March 4 to stay there on March 5. I never received an email confirmation number but know that the reservation went through as I did see a confirmation number on the web page after submitting my payment information. I unfortunately did not write...

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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El mas peor hotel que yo a visitado. Nunca regreso. El hotel era susio, tenia mold en las savanas. No era Handicap acesible. Worst hotel I've ever stayed in. I brought my mom who is handicapped and they did not have accomiodations for handicap patrons. She could not enjoy the amenities. The sheets had mold on them. I had no...

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White Mountains, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read the previous reviews and went with the best of hopes anyway...we paid more to be booked into the TOWERS so we wouldn't have to pay everyday to go to the saltwater pool which my husband couldn't wait to go to...we couldn't get into our room for an hour as they couldn't find a key!!! that worked...finally we got...

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our experience at the Playa Blanca Resort was very disappointing. I must say that we like nice hotels and we are foodies, but this is the worst hotel I've seen in long time. When we arrived our room was not ready, so we had to wait 2 hours to get it. Afterwards, there were no towels and the room was...

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The Americas
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were hosted for a sunset birthday party at this property. Not our first visit, but one of the most memorable. The party was set by the artificial saltwater lagoon on a full moon. The property is well kept and clean. It was a private party but the setting could not have been prettier. The lagoon is enchanted and peaceful....

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White Rock, Canada
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The food was good and the staff was friendly. The weather was amazing, too. Otherwise my experience at Playa Blanca was a disappointment. I don't know who assigns the number of stars for a resort, but this is definitely NOT a 4-star establishment. It is an older resort and it has not been kept up. Lots of things need fixing...

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Cambridge, Canada
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We visited Panama on a Sunwing Vacation from Toronto Jan. 16-23. It is a five hour flight with no meals so take food or snacks with you. Same for the return flight. The scheduled landing time was 7:55pm and we were right on time. The Rio Hato airport is only 15 minutes from the Playa Blanca Resort, however, due to...

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Wallaceburg, Canada
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Besides the warm weather and the nice beach this vacation would be a bust. First it was a disappointment at the lack of speaking or understanding of English. I dont expect everyone to speak or understand but the people at the front desk didnt speak or understand. The room was nice but we had no hot water for showers all...

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Wallaceburg, Canada
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We have just returned from Playa Blanca Panama. We had a great time. The resort was very nice. Rooms were quite large and clean. If you want to dance all night or just listen to the disco make sure you ask for a room by the disco..if you are looking for quiet make sure your room is close to the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Early check in does not mean you get your room early - it does however mean you get access to drinks and food (hence the $15 pp surcharge) and towels (if available!). The resort really could do with providing changing rooms for those that do check in early (we had to change in the toilets which were not the cleanest)....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Hotel Playa Blanca Beach Resort

Address: 115 Km Via Interamericana, Farallon, Rio Hato 8437, Panama
Region: Panama > Cocle Province > Rio Hato > Farallon
Price Range: RM594 - RM1,037 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Playa Blanca Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 219
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Also Known As:
Playa Blanca Hotel Farallon
Playa Blanca Hotel And Resort
Hotel Playa Blanca Panama
Playa Blanca Resort Panama
Playa Blanca Panama City
Blanca Panama Playa
Hotel Playa Blanca Beach Resort Panama/Farallon
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 of 5 bubbles 365cindyh, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Worst hotel I've ever stayed in. I brought my mom who is handicapped and they did not have accomiodations for handicap patrons. She could not enjoy the amenities. The sheets had mold on them. I had no hot water in my room and the air conditioner was leaking leaving puddles of water in my room. I alerted the staff and they never came to address it. When we checked out the manager was rude and told me that I should have told him because his staff never did. ”
 of 5 bubbles Vee77777, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Building # 7 gets our vote. Away from most of the noise, handy to the beach, the pool, the buffet and the bars!!”
 of 5 bubbles logann43, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Building 6 and 7 are near the disco and theater so louder at night..buildings near the lobby are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles cindysterling4, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay in suites”
 of 5 bubbles Jaynee04, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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