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Santa Catalina, Panama
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51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

The outside of the resort is really beautiful. I thought the pool was amazing especially for this area! The restaurant was beautiful but I was under impressed with the food. I ordered the house special which is whole fried pargo. Not sure how you can mess that up but it tasted horrible. My daughter had chicken fingers. She liked them... More 

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1 Thank Tara B
Olasresort, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Las Olas Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hi Tara, Thank you so much for your stay and review! Our staff takes great pride in keeping the facilities gorgeous - we are very proud of the pool and are glad you found it amazing! Our restaurant staff constantly participates in training sessions and they strive for excellence. I will be sure to pass your comments along to them... More 

Jaco, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2014

The hotel is right on the beach, the restaurant is good, we order room service the first time and we got the food in Styrofoam containers and plastic forks and knifes, but we asked for plates and they brought it and since that day we always get our room service food on plates, so they solved our problem right the... More 

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3 Thank Katia A
Olasresort, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Las Olas Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hello Katia, Thank you for your kind words. Our staff takes great pride in the facilities and always strives for excellence. Please come back and relax ocean-side with us any time! We look forward to seeing you again. Happy vacationing! More 

Oyster Bay, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2014

total waste of time! it says resort is 20 min away from David airport which is a lie unless you flying with out caring for any pedestrians, coming cars and cattle. very poor, depressing and middle of nowhere drive. when you get there it is a big and impressive property at first. once you get to your room even if... More 

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5 Thank Anastasia2209
Olasresort, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Las Olas Beach Resort, responded to this review

I'm very sorry that our property did not meet your expectations. Please be assured that all of your comments and suggestions are being reviewed and addressed. We know that this beautiful beach can be a great get-away and are very upset that it wasn't what you had hoped for. Please be assured that improvements are being made daily, many of... More 

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Boquete, Panama
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2014

WOW!!! This place is a JOKE!!! DO NOT STAY HERE if you care ANYTHING about your spouse or family!!! SOOO many things advertised that were NOT true at arrival. The swim up bar? Non existent bc "we are short staffed"...Gimme a break! The Wi-Fi? ONLY in public areas OR if you have a cable in the room and hooked up... More 

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5 Thank Brian W
Olasresort, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Las Olas Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hi Brian, We are very sorry to hear that Las Olas did not meet your expectations. We are proud to say that many improvements are being made constantly. Our technicians have installed wi-fi in most of the property and it will soon be available throughout. Our kitchen staff has undergone some changes and is receiving great reviews. The pools are... More 

Minneola, Florida
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2014

This is the first time I have been to Las Olas and I believe is reasonably priced for what you get. I recommend that you buy before staying everything that you may need because you may not find it, unless you need alka seltzer or Tabcin for a cold. I asked for the newspaper and they did not have it... More 

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Olasresort, Director de Recepción at Hotel Las Olas Beach Resort, responded to this review
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Estimados Amigos, Gracias por su tiempo en escribir acerca de su estadía en el Hotel Las Olas. Recordamos el tiempo... More 

Dominical, Costa Rica
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Have been to Las Olas Beach Resort 5 times now and the place is worth the money... actually it's a good deal. It's off the beaten path but worth the drive out to the coast from David. The staff is excellent and will go the extra step to accommodate. If you're looking to get away from the hustle & bustle... More 

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2 Thank johnP6555JW
Olasresort, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Las Olas Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We love all our guests, but definitely have a special appreciation for our repeat visitors. I am so glad to see that you've noted visible improvements! We are constantly seeking ways to improve and feel that we are making great progress! We hope to share our gorgeous beach with you again soon. Happy Vacationing!... More 

British Columbia, Canada
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2014

While on a trip to Panama we stayed at hotel Los Olas Resort. This resort could be very nice however it is very much in need of an overhaul to say the least! The rooms were not clean although large enough. The towels were old and frayed, the sheets were old and stained. The pool was clean and along with... More 

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2 Thank Bopoo
Olasresort, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Las Olas Beach Resort, responded to this review

It is very upsetting to us that your trip wasn't all you'd hoped it would be. Many improvements have been made since your stay. We've worked on kitchen training and standards, wi-fi improvements, housekeeping standards and more. Please know that we read all of our reviews and make every effort to address issues. Thank you for your stay. Happy Vacationing!... More 

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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2014

This December we took a trip to las olas beach resort,the drive was a bit rough from David but worth it once you see the property.It has a great pool and Oceanside rooms but not much else to do when you get there.The staff was very nice,food good and the rooms were outdated but okay enough for a 2 day... More 

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Thank Bonnie M
Olasresort, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Las Olas Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay and review. We agree - the views are stunning! Please know that many improvements have been made since your stay. Should you decide to visit the area again, we hope you'll stay at Las Olas and see the difference in person. Thank you for your stay and review! Happy Vacationing! ~Las Olas More 

Fairfax, Virginia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2014

I stayed at the resort for one night and first the place if overpriced for what you get. The bed was terrible and the room itself was big but needs some major updates. The shower drained was very bad and the bathroom was not cleaned at all. The sheets on the bed smelled and when I asked for them to... More 

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3 Thank Spanishbird0915
Olasresort, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Las Olas Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at Las Olas. We are very sorry that the did not meet your expectations. Please know that many updates have been done since your stay and our staff have undergone many training sessions. Happy Vacationing! ~Las Olas Resort More 

Calgary, Canada
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30 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2013

Having stayed at many resorts and hotels in Panama as part of my business I must say that Las Ojas is well past its prime as a resort. The staff try their hardest but the facilities, rooms, amenities are desperately in need of updating. Check in was fine and staff try hard. The grounds look quite neglected and need some... More 

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Olasresort, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Las Olas Beach Resort, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you were not satisfied with your stay at Las Olas. We are proud to say that many updates have been made since then. Please know that your comments have been passed along to the appropriate staff. Thank you for your review. ~Las Olas More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast Available
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just 30 minutes from David, Panama’s second largest city and the Enrique Malek International Airport, Las Olas Resort is at the heart of the 14 mile stretch of beach called Playa La Barqueta and the surrounding 2,000 acre plantation. Some of the best surfers in all of Panama may be found catching waves on this spectacular expanse of beach and its waves giving Las Olas its name, meaning “The Waves”. Las Olas Resort offer 48 rooms all facing uninterrupted views of the Pacific Ocean. We have standard rooms with two queen beds or one king bed, six junior suites with a separate living area, and two king suites featuring two bedrooms and one living area. Each and every room is steps away from the gorgeous sand and beautiful blue waters of Playa La Barqueta. Each room has a terrace, with lower rooms having beachside access while the upper floors have their own enclosed private terrace.offers excellent shopping, dining, and nightlife. Las Olas Resort features lush gardens, wandering walkways surrounded by the umbrella shaped coverage of almond trees, tall and lovely grape leaves, multicolored crotos, pink bougabilia, hedges of hicacos and a wide variety of palm trees,. All forty-eight rooms are directly facing the Pacific Ocean and the spectacular views of the majestic sunsets over Playa La Barqueta. In La Abigail Restaurant guests can enjoy local, organic plantains, pineapples, mangos (in season), papaya and watermelon. We raise our own grass fed beef and lamb, duck, pork, and chicken. Taste fresh coconut water to refresh your body and enjoy tennis, kayaking, surfing, strolling the beach or taking a swim. Good for mind and body, Las Olas Resort provides a quick way to hit your internal reset button.The Bella Donna Convention Center at Las Olas Resort offers meeting and event spaces of a variety of sizes with various services, food and beverage options available. Added to the adjacent covered outdoor space, one could hold a party of 500 or more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Las Olas Beach Resort

Address: Playa La Barqueta, David 0426, Panama
Region: Panama > Chiriqui Province > David
Price Range: $91 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Las Olas Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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“The first floor rooms have a walk out patio. So easy to walk to the beach, and still has a great view of the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles benji8484, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Every room is facing the ocean so every room has a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles PhoenixSmiles, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles swflsun, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The hotel is currently remodeling. We stayed in a older room that was clean, comfortable and the second floor offered very nice views.”
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“all rooms are ocean front.... take your pick!”
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