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Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my girlfriend for 4 nights and they were a pretty comfortable and nice days. The room and breakfast were good enough and the best is the swimming pool next to the ocean. It's a little far from Bocas del Toro downtown but you have a free service to go to downtown. Totally recommendable.

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Cape May, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views are gorgeous, rooms are average, food is ok, service was a bit slow. We had a fun time on our trip but the shuttle only runs a couple times a day and the hours are convenient for no one but the hotel. Too far away from everything.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Boring menu in the restaurant. Slow service. Some staff were great and others tried to avoid working as much as possible. Some even played ping pong! Bad at giving information on the area and activities. Could expect much more for the prices.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Your room will be basic, but the view outside will compensate for everything (beach, pool, grass, plants, sea). The rooms themselves were a decent size, but nothing too fancy, little decoration. Good air con and decent bed linen. However, you are not there to stay in your room, but to explore everything the Caribbean has to offer. The pools in...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is perfectly fine. Its best feature is the location, being on the beach, but it is a 5 minute taxi ride out of town. There is nothing to around the hotel other than sunbathe and swim. The hotel does have a free courtesy bus but it only goes at set times so don't bank on that. The rooms...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a package while in Puerto Viejo to visit Bocas Del Toro for four days and three nights, and decided to pay more for what was sold to us as a five star hotel and resort. The hotel was a little dissapointing - it seems like a bunch of uninspired bean counters are sucking the life out of what...

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Billings, Montana
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The bar makes the best pina colada on the island. It was so wonderful to order a drink and snacks and sit by the pool and watch the waves. I was writing my thesis at the time and I can't think of a nicer location to do some hard core writing.

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

After 12 days there I was more than ready to leave. I have absolutely no Idea how they have a "four star" rating because it is more like one star at four star prices. Where do I start? The wait staff could not care less, do not bother eating here unless you have more than 2 hours to waste for...

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The reception stuff are friendly, the others are very robotically- no smile - no nothing - this attitude make me to not leave tips. The rooms are clean - but the Bed sheets would be changed because looks olders. The pozition are good.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The structure is all there for a really nice hotel. Unfortunately it's fallen into a bit of disrepair with missing lamps, shaky plumbing, and details in general that could be easily fixed. Beds are nice, views are great, and worth it if you can swing a good deal on the room rate. Might be the best option in Bocas for...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tropical Caribbean Beach Resort on the crystal clear waters of Bocas del Toro, Panama.Playa Tortuga offers 117 stylish room accommodations, each with a balcony and spectacular ocean view. Guests may choose from standard rooms, junior suites and large grand suites, all offering a contemporary décor, modern amenities and a soothing tropical atmosphere.Relax in the hotel’s sea view pool, or sunbathe in our water mirrors while enjoying your favorite beverage from the nearby bar area. Little ones will enjoy the children’s pool. Other modern and convenient amenities include free WIFI and a state of the art Fitness Center featuring a private massage area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort

Address: Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range: RM483 - RM674 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 117
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Also Known As:
Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Isla Colon
Playa Tortuga Hotel And Beach Resort
Playa Tortuga Resort Beach
Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort Panama/Isla Colon
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Isla Colon
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Isla Colon
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“beautiful swimming pool, nice bed room”
EmilianoV-CBA, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you live on the ground floor, your balcony door opens straight out to the lovely pool/grass/sports area.”
Anchorless, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Do not waste your $ here, rip off, terrible service”
642scottj, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“the rooms in the end of the left hall on the ground floor don't offer a view, the rest have beautiful beach view.”
kimv715, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“no elevators..the rooms facing the ocean have amazing views..”
sshirritt, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
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