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Hotel Bocas del Mar

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Even before I traveled, my experience with Cheryl was very helpful and welcoming. She answered any questions I had with a prompt email reply. Once I arrived at Bocas del Mar, Peter was the best! He was so welcoming and helpful with checking me in and getting me acclimated. The room was wonderful. My view was wonderful. The grounds were...

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

All the team are very proud to receive your comments. Thank you so much for taking the time to reach out and for sharing your views with us and other TripAdvisor users. It was a pleasure to have you to stay. Everyone always works hard to ensure that our guests’ experience with us is the best possible and it is...

Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Our last stop visiting Panamá: we really enjoyed our stayat the hotel. Very friendly personnel: they really care about tjeir guests. Very nice food. The tours organized by the hotel are great: by boat, snorkeling, with the jeep through the lical jungle, visiting hidden beaches, experiencing dirty roads and listening the nature with birds and monjeys included: marvelous! Nice guide...

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We’re thrilled to read your positive comments about our team and our trip program. We have plenty to do on land or ocean, or if you feel like relaxing we have two infinity-edge pools to bathe in and chill by. It was a pleasure to have helped make your stay so nice for you....

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We stayed at Bocas Del Mar for 4 nights, as part of a fishing package purchased through Come Fish Panama. The facility and employees were first class throughout the stay, starting with staying up and meeting us when we got in after midnight (four hours late due to weather delays). They went out of their way to accommodate our every...

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

We really appreciate your gracious and detailed 5 star review. Thank you. We’re glad you had a good time with us. It was our pleasure to take care of you and ensure you had the best stay possible. Fishing is a popular activity in this area and we regularly welcome anglers looking to head out offshore to blue water and...

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We had three nights at Bocas del Mar at the end of a birdwatching trip to allow ourselves a little indulgent relaxation, and that is what we got. This is not the cheapest of hotels and nor are the meals cut-price but, as they say, you get what you pay for and I would say that it is actually very...

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for your thorough and kind review of your stay at our hotel. We are very grateful for you taking the time to share your comments with us and other TripAdvisor members. We’re pleased you enjoyed our tropical gardens and pool and that the guest room amenities were your taste. Yes, the tinted glass that allows you to enjoy...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful visit with our twin boys, beautiful secluded spot, the hotel amenities were excellent. we stayed in the family bungalow with a separate room with bunk beds for the kids. Our room was well appointed, a sink down into sleep comfortable king bed( biggest king bed i've ever seen), we had an endless supply of shampoos, soaps, and fresh towels...

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for your great review of your stay. We’re thrilled you enjoyed our special family accommodations: a king size bedroom with linked bunkbed room for younger children. (We also, for future information. have interconnecting room options for older families with two full size bedrooms and bathrooms connected in a suite format at the room lobby area.) Our philosophy...

Reviewed 6 June 2016

The hotel is situated away from the main village of Boca Chica, which keeps the facilities quiet and relaxing. The village can be reached easily by water taxi for $3 per person one-way. The service at Hotel Bocas Del Mar was the best I've ever had. They are extremely accommodating. We stayed there for a fishing trip and they had...

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

We really appreciate your 5 star review of your stay. Everyone is proud to receive your comments. Thank you. All the team does their best to ensure a guest’s visit is a memorable one and it was a real pleasure to take care of you on your fishing vacation and help you with your needs. Kind regards, The Hotel Bocas...

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Unprecedented attention to visitors needs and preferences. The Management and employees seemed to be mind readers. Fantastic place to unwind and decompress. Can't wait to go back. Would love it if they took AMEX.

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Wow! We really appreciate your great feedback thanks. It was a complete pleasure to take care of you during your recent stay. Please come again soon. Note for future guests: we currently offer a wide variety of payment methods including Visa, MasterCard, bank transfers or US$ dollars cash. Best wishes The Hotel Bocas del Mar team

San Diego, California
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We enjoyed our third stay at Bocas del Mar. This time we had one of their new (to us) family suites; two bedrooms - King and single. Same elegance as previously experienced with two balconies and a nice second floor living room. Managers Peter and Charlie (sp) where terrific. Meals were excellent and dining staff combined efficiency with a great...

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

It is always a great pleasure to welcome back returning guests and it was a real thrill to have you with us for a third time. Thank you for choosing our small corner of Paradise again for your vacation time and for sharing your experiences for the benefit of other TripAdvisor users. We’re glad you enjoyed your Premier Suite. All...

Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hotel ! Wonderful service and activities. Very helpful staff as well.we enjoyed our time here and would recommend highly to others. Great food and cocktails . We especially love the hammock porch overlooking the water. Great spot for reading and relaxing in the shade!

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review. We really appreciate it. We’re glad you enjoyed your stay so much and that you especially liked the hammock porch overlooking the water. We have had it for about 1 year now and guests enjoy that slow tropical unwinding experience as they watch the sailboats bobbing in the distance. Ideal for an hour...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place and excellent service. Nice romantic getaway. The bungalows are very modern and the bed was very comfortable. Very quiet and relaxing. The pools were also very nice. I would definitely come back! Fishing in the area is great.

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

We’re delighted to receive your review and also for your recommendation of our hotel to others. We’re also glad that you enjoyed the fishing that is also on offer here to guests who are interested. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced angler, the ocean off Bocas del Mar is ideal. Kind regards, The Hotel Bocas del Mar team

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Bocas Del Mar, in Boca Chica, is a boutique hotel with modern, luxury features. In a privileged oceanside location on the mainland, it is perfectly positioned for a completely relaxing vacation. We were TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award Winners in 2016 for the Top Hotel for Service in Panama. Our focus is on quality customer service and attention to detail. We have 20 large contemporary-style guest bungalows that are set in tropical gardens right alongside the glistening blue water of the Gulf of Chiriqui. Open your drapes each morning and the Pacific Ocean is there to greet you! Choose from several room types; from our spacious king or queen bed bungalows through to the exceptional Premier Suite. There's a gourmet restaurant & bar on site and we have not one but TWO stunning infinity-style pools to bathe in. There is also a small beach, except at high tide, and we have our own dock to head to more local beaches via water taxi or excursion boat - we are opposite the beautiful islands of the Gulf of Chiriqui and have a full ocean and land trip program. Plus a massage studio (advance reservation required). Just 5 minutes by car or watertaxi from Boca Chica village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Bocas del Mar

Address: | Gulf of Chiriqui, Boca Chica, Panama
Region: Panama > Chiriqui Province > Boca Chica
Price Range: $204 - $375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Bocas del Mar 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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