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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible18%
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Reviewed 16 January 2006

This is a beautiful spot but poorly managed. I read there is new management within the last 6 months, but good luck finding any! Services described are non-existent (restaurant is open for breakfast only, and its hours were different each of the 3 days we...More

11  Thank amusemeNy
Reviewed 1 January 2006

We had read mixed reveiws on trip advisor and did not come expecting 5 star luxury. Saying that the air con, fan, hot water etc were all excellent, amazing when you consider how primitive the island is. Both Thom and the eventual new owners were...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2005

I did not have the good fortune to stay at this hotel. However during my difficult trip to Bocas I had a drink at their establishment and a swim off their coast line. Their resturant was not open at the time. It was one of...More

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 26 September 2005

I read these comments in the other reviews, and I must update the score. I met the old owner, an old man in poor health that has sold the place following a stroke. The new owners are an american couple who are truly good hosts....More

5  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 August 2005

The Buccaneer is a clean tranquil comfortable place to stay with wonderful views on Isla Carenero. Capt. Thom is a character, one I enjoyed immensely. Isla Carenero has it's share of sand flies, but it is an excellent respite from the noise and "bustle" of...More

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Yes, at least in the lower level rooms. Don’t know about above.
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"Beach Bungalow upstairs is the best. Large, private, with deck. Main floor of bungalow nice but not as..."
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"Bungalows are great, but only have a small fan; no AC."
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"The cabanas are more private, but the facilities of the beachfront bungalow seem slightly better"
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"Stay in a fully enclosed, screened in space. Take mosquito coils and slather yourself in bug repellent. They..."
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