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“Nice Clean and Good location. Medium priced”
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Gran Hotel Bahia
Ranked #5 of 13 Hotels in Bocas Town
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Had a great stay Here for three nights while Exploring Panama. The hotel is in a beautiful historic building that has been nicely refurbished. Breakfast though not huge was good and I never left wanting more (great Coffee!). Eating breakfast on the balcony was a treat watching the town wake up. Our room was in the back of the hotel, away from the noise of the town, Bed was super comfy. Staff was pleasant. Would absolutely stay again.

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  • Stayed: January 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

I'm so torn on what stars to give my stay. Charming older hotel, nice staff, simple breakfast, clean room. We stayed there for four nights. We picked this hotel because it is at the end of town and assumed would be quiet. Starting at about 11:00 at night until 4:30 in the morning the bar across the street was loud! One night at 3:00 in the morning fireworks started to go off.

Stayed: February 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

I left medication in my room by accident and they sent it by air cargo to my next destination. When I asked what I owed they said it was a pleasure to serve me! The hotel had nice large rooms and a great location. Clean but small bathrooms. It's on the Main Street but at one end and so is not as busy and noisy as the central part of the street. There is an incredible view from the balcony. The free breakfast is no frills but perfectly adequate. I recommend this hotel highly for someone who is looking for a middle ground between luxuary and lowest cost-does-not -matter -quality option.

  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This is the only Panamanian owned hotel in Bocas! The hotel was nice and the room was comfortable. The price though was expensive for what was offered. While breakfast was included there was no fridge in the room and no mini soap and shampoos were offered. The staff also was not overly friendly. Not worth the price for an average visit.

Stayed: December 2016
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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Staying here for 3 nights on my way through to Panama City. It feels more like a home than a hotel. Very clean, proper hot showers and a super comfy bed! It is really nice to chill on the upstairs porch and also enjoy breakfast with a cool ocean breeze! I would definitely recommend this hotel.

Stayed: November 2016, travelled solo
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Address: Calle 3a. y Ave. A, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #5 of 13 Hotels in Bocas Town
Price Range: RM311 - RM494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gran Hotel Bahia 3*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
It is located at the Southern tip of Third (Main) Street, in a majestic antique wooden building, that has already celebrated its hundredth anniversary and is still standing firm despite the ravages of time and the destructive earthquakes of 1917 and 1991. Built in 1905, it is considered one of the oldest buildings in the area. We offer the 18 most spacious and comfortable rooms, all of them with A/C, WI-Fi connection, Cable TV, safety boxes and private bathroom with hot shower. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Bahia Hotel Bocas Town
Gran Hotel Bahia Panama/Bocas Town, Bocas Del Toro

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