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El Limbo on the Sea Hotel

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 15 March 2015

The hotel is ok. It's centrally located in Bocas, but over-priced for what it offers. The bed wasn't great, the room smelled a bit strange, the water in the shower never got very hot. Everything else would have been ok, but at a lower price point. There are certainly better, cheaper places to stay, but it's a decent alternative.

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Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 11 March 2015

The Hotel is an older property however it was clean and served the purpose. Stayed for 4 nghts. Only thing missing in room was a hair dryer. Hotel is right on the water. Close to all amenities. The Staff were friendly and accommodating. The breakfast was fresh and for it being included in the price of the room was standard...

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Stay for 4 days 3 nights, the rooms are ok, nothing fancy, A/C, CABLE TV, hot water on the shower. The service was ok, not bad. I give food a 1 because include breakfast but its very bad and is always the same.

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Hotel is right by the sea and in the middle of town. Provides good service, clean rooms and a great starting point to explore the area. Buffet breakfast is not huge but more than enough to start your day.

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 12 January 2015

I sat at the Limbo restaurNt because I thought the restaurant had a fun& nice ambiance. Two ladies saw me but it still took them 10minuted to bring me a menu. The salad I ordered was good but way too expensive (9$ for salad and three shrimps) and the limo made was 3$ and tasted like shampoo. The worst part...

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Reviewed 11 January 2015

$180 bucks for a seaside view room and it simply is not worth it. I would have paid $40 max for a room of that quality. Bad service, horrible outdated facilities, and bad overall experience. There are much better options. Don't waste your money here.

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Panama
Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

This review is about the restaurant, not the hotel rooms. We came here for a few drinks in the afternoon and it took us two hours to get two drinks. Service is unbelievably slow. When we got our order, one of the drinks tasted funny. I gave it back to the waiter, who was really nice about it. It took...

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Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

Let me get this out of the way, yes the view and set up is great. But it is also great at any of the restaurants along the main drag in Bocas Town. There were many things wrong with our meal but probably the most important for a potential guest is this: we ordered the "fish of the day," and...

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Kelowna
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Hotel was arranged for us by Panama City travel agency. Good sized room with a balcony facing the street, balcony had, table, chairs and a couch. Fun for people watching, would have preferred to be on sea side for sleeping. Nice restaurant downstairs. Bathroom a bit tight but lots of hot water. Found wooden floor a bit slippery. Put the...

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El Dorado Hills, California
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Hotel needs a major overhaul. It's a dump. Still, I stayed 7 days. The room was cleaned and swept daily. The ac worked well but unsightly and loud. Rooms are not soundproof, a problem if you want to sleep and have families with kids in the room above you. Bathroom works, hot water, cold water, but very dingy/old. Rags for...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about El Limbo on the Sea Hotel

Address: Calle 2A. Isla Colon, Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range: RM307 - RM579 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“Balcony rooms have views but may have worse wifi and overlook a loud area.”
 of 5 bubbles robertlR5767VT, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“View to the ocean its excelent”
 of 5 bubbles arrocha14, 19 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Choose seaside if you don't want late night street noise. Lots of partiers.”
 of 5 bubbles reynoir2, 1 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Top floor on on the ocean side with a patio is definitely the way to go. Awesome views.”
 of 5 bubbles shakasurf, 1 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Would not splurge on the sea view balcony room again but would opt for the street view balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles caymansky, 25 Apr 2014 | Read review
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