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El Limbo on the Sea Hotel

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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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Aspen, Colorado
Reviewed 2 June 2014

This was my first trip to Bocas, so I do not have a lot of experience with other hotels in the area. We came in on a last minute 4 day trip with me and a couple friends. The place was nice and we got a great room, with a balcony, overlooking the water. The staff was very friendly, room...

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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 30 May 2014

I was traveling with some friends to Bocas. From the airport you can take this to town - about a 5 min cab ride if that for about $2-$5. It is in one of the best locations - right in the middle of town - on the water - with a couple of restaurants. From the hotel it is easy...

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Lima, Peru
Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed here only 3 nights and was an incredible experience! In order to travel to isla colon you have to take a 45min flight from panama City ($150) or take a 10hrs bus ($28) to isla Almirante. After arriving you have to take a "water taxi" to isla colon (30 min). After arriving Colon island, Limbo hotel is a...

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Grand Cayman
Reviewed 26 April 2014

We stayed here for two nights and our group had two rooms. Both balcony rooms, one street facing and one sea view. The sea view room is $45 more than the street view room and has a large balcony with a love seat, table and 4 chairs. The room had a double and a single bed. The room was spacious...

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Eaton, Colorado
Reviewed 12 February 2014

This hotel is in a great location! The rooms are just okay. We had a street view with a balcony that was nice. The breakfast that is included was to open at 7:30 but several times did not begin until 8:00-8:15. There were several staff members who were very helpful and kind and several who were sour grapes. The staff...

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Reviewed 3 January 2014

My wife and I visit Bocas del Toro on a regular basis as we own property in the area, and we have stayed at most of the better hotels on Isla Colon, and Hotel El Limbo is one of our favorites, mainly because of the ideal central location and comfortable rooms. The location is great because it is right in...

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Baroda
Reviewed 30 December 2013

The front desk isn't staffed until 9 am so you can't check out before then, no matter how desperately you need to. The other staff tried to be helpful but they didn't know how to pull together the bill or charge the credit card. We had a tour to get to at 9 am and were desperate to get going...

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Las Cumbres, Panama, Panama
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Got a great deal to go to Bocas del Toro on Panamanian Holidays (very busy time of year and high season). We received air tickets, hotel and a tour for an extremely reasonable price. The hotel on the offer was Limbo on the Sea. Went to the website, beautiful picture but I knew it was a bit different. We had...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
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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: RM301 - RM434 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Limbo on the Sea Hotel 2*
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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