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Blue Marlin Resort

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Santa Rita Arriba, Panama
Reviewed 10 September 2007

We drove to Almirante and caught a water taxi to Bocas. Not having reservations yet, we were discussing options when the guy behind us offered to help. We told him the price range, and he asked his wife if a room was available. Turned out to be George and his family who own the Blue Marlin (hotel) and Pickled Parrot...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 30 July 2007

This place is the jewel of Bocas! Awesome experience! The family and the staff that run this establishment are warm and friendly and are there to make your stay a memorable one! Alex & Amber (San Francisco)

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Philadelphia
Reviewed 10 April 2007

First let me say that we loved the Blue Marlin/Pickled Parrot. We actually ran into the reviewer who wrote the previous bad review, and well... He told us a similar story, but we decided to check it out anyway. Thank goodness we did! We had a great time. The Blue Marlin has the best location on Isla Carenero. A short...

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playas del coco
Reviewed 6 April 2007

Hmmm, well how do I start? Well, I booked our reservation two months in advance with an airport pickup and flight number. Upon arrival, NO ONE was there to get us. Therefore, we had to take a taxi, which lied to us and over charged us for the drive. Upon arrival at the Blue Marlin, the owner, George, was wasted...

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USA
Reviewed 1 April 2007

The "resort" is actually two rooms on the ground floor beneath the owner's house on top. You can hear the walking, etc. above. The rooms are large, but not in the best condition. Our room had a musty smell (probably not to be unexpected because of the tropical environment). The rooms are set back away from the water. There is...

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Tacoma
Reviewed 3 March 2007

Just to be fair I want to up front from the beginning and let you know that I am a friend of George and Yessica, the proprietors of the Pickled Parrot / Blue Marlin Resort... I have done a lot of travelling in this part of the world, but there is a good reason why I return to Isla Carenero...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 14 December 2006

Just spent 2 nights here at the start of December. Was there with my wife and 2 kids (ages 3&8). Can not say enough about this place. We booked directly with Yessica and George via their email address. Had a great large room, a/c, ceiling fan and such a nice setting. There is a small becah nearby, and of course...

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Bocas Del Toro Spring Hill Florida
Reviewed 14 July 2006

The Blue Marlin reminds me of what Hawaii must have been like before it was the 50th state. The host and hostess (George and Yessica) will make you positively at home. The staff is efficient and unobtrusive. The bar is always stocked and the food is great. The Pickled Parrot Bar has the only draft beer in Bocas and it...

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World Traveller
Reviewed 18 May 2006

My husband and I are travelling around the world on a budget. I really struggled to find us a "budget" yet nice place to stay in Bocas. When I stumbled upon the Blue Marlin Resort on-line I was worried as the price was less than any of the other Island hotels. I turned to trip advisor, and was reasurred by...

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8Thank ShyBare
San Francisco Bay Area
Reviewed 20 April 2006

My girlfriend and I recently spent 10 days in Panama and had a unbelievable time exploring the country. We stayed in the Bocas Del Toro area for three nights and on one of those nights we had the pleasure of staying at Blue Marlin Resort. The Blue Marlin Resort is on Isla Carneros which is about a 2 minute water...

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi

Additional Information about Blue Marlin Resort

Address: Isla Carenero, Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Blue Marlin Hotel
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Isla Colon
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