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Hotel Palma Royale

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Coronado, California
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 16 December 2013

I can see why Jimmy Buffett stayed at Hotel Palma Royale! We spent our sunsets and sunrises from the deck off the master bedroom looking over the ocean. We could just imagine Jimmy here with his margaritas as we sipped ours. The hotel is centrally located right across the street from the water taxis and all the amazing restaurants in... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 16 December 2013

We spent 4 nights in Palma Royale and had a really lovely time. The room was beautiful and the suit was amazing. Service was very good and the staff was so helpful and informative in every question we had. Carmen the manager did above and beyond to make us happy and make our stay pleasant. Bed was very comfortable, rooms... More 

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Melissapalmaroyale, General Manager at Hotel Palma Royale, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing a beautiful review. We appreciate it and our future guests do as well. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Palma Royale and all the special touches. Thanks for posting pictures! The Staff at the Palma Royale More 

Sacramento, California
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2013

The Palma Royale is a great place with great people! The rooms are clean, comfortable and the staff are friendly. I will surely stay there again! It's in a great location...close enough to the action but far away from the noise!

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Melissapalmaroyale, General Manager at Hotel Palma Royale, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are so happy to hear you appreciated the quality of the Palma Royale. We hope to see you in the future. Thanks! More 

Vancouver
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2013

This is, without question, the best hotel in Bocas town. We stayed in the top floor two bedroom suite, which was clean and comfortable with great views over the water. The hotel has a great location at the quieter end of the main street, but it is still a short walk to the bars and restaurants (nothing in Bocas is... More 

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Melissapalmaroyale, General Manager at Hotel Palma Royale, responded to this review

Thank for taking the time and writing a great review. We appreciate it and our future guests do as well. We hope to see you at the Palma Royale in the future. The Staff at the Palma Royale More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 December 2013

I had a great adventure on my first trip to Panama. The hotel was the best the city offered and it showed. I have to say it was the staff that made the place, just that much more enjoyable! My only only only issue was with wifi but lets face it when you go to an island region in central... More 

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Melissapalmaroyale, Owner at Hotel Palma Royale, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We do try to provide a luxurious experience in Bocas and our staff works so hard to take care of the guests. Thank you for being understanding about the wifi. We just upgraded our wifi by adding repeaters and routers throughout the Hotel, so your next stay with us will be perfect. We are... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2013

What a welcome to Bocas del Toro! Right off the dock we step up to the Palma Royale and are instantly and warmly received by the owner, Bob. After being shown to our room and getting over the initial giddiness of knowing we get to live here for the next few days, we experienced their reliably hot showers and thick... More 

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Melissapalmaroyale, Owner at Hotel Palma Royale, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Thank you for providing so many details to our potential guests. We really appreciate it. We are so happy you enjoyed all our special touches! Thanks! More 

Berkeley, California
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 5 December 2013

The Hotel Palma Royale was the highlight of our Panamaian vacation. The staff were kind, helpful, and clearly well taken care of by the management. The beds were big and comfortable and the showers warm with good pressure. The included breakfast was delicious and wholesome (not so easy to find on the island). Overall, this hotel is a wonderful place... More 

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Melissapalmaroyale, Owner at Hotel Palma Royale, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We do try to provide a luxurious experience in Bocas and our staff works so hard to take care of the guests. We are glad you enjoyed your time at the Palma Royale. Thanks! More 

Costa Mesa, California
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 December 2013

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights in November and had a very nice experience. Our room was very clean, had a nice wrap-around balcony, full kitchen and the place is located next to a gourmet market. The owner was around most days and he made it a point to check in with us and ask about our... More 

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Melissapalmaroyale, Owner at Hotel Palma Royale, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a thorough great review. We appreciate it and our future guests do as well. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Palma Royale. Thanks! More 

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Reviewed 23 November 2013

Excellent rooms that are well equipped, relaxing and with great views of the ocean and Bocas town vibe. Relax on your deck and watch the world go by, or do the same at the breakfast and bar overlooking the parade of characters that make up the Bohemian culture of Isla Colon. They have a great staff and Mr. Bob, the... More 

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Melissapalmaroyale, Owner at Hotel Palma Royale, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. It is great that you got to experience the festive culture that is Bocas! Thanks again. The Staff at the Hotel Palma Royale More 

Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 20 November 2013

I have stayed many places in Bocas and area and this hotel definitely has the nicest rooms of all. There is a separate bedroom, nice large bathroom and adequate deck. Not directly on the water but across the street. Staff are extremely friendly and there are numerous good restaurants within 2-10 minute walk. Maybe not same quality of a big-city... More 

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Thank you for the wonderful review. We are so happy to hear you appreciated the quality of the Palma Royale. We hope to see you in the future. Thanks! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We would like to sincerely welcome you to the Hotel Palma Royale located in the heart of Bocas Del Toro,Panama. Upon your arrival into the quaint Bocas airport, we will meet you with a smile and personally take you to our residential refuge where we offer the best possible service and amenities. With a main street location on the water, you will enjoy a truly stunning view of the city, sea and mountainous terrain. The Bocas archipelago attracts visitors from all over the world; crystal blue water, tropical rainforests, jungle rivers, white sand beaches and amazing coral reefs are all part of the majesty that Bocas has to offer. We will personally arrange a host of Eco-Adventures in order to ensure that your experience is a success. Furthermore, all the rooms at the Palma Royale are designed with the perfect mix of quality marble, bamboo flooring, handcrafted cedar doors, high ceilings, tropical artwork and floor to ceiling windows. Come and experience something truly amazing at the Hotel Palma Royale. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Palma Royale

Address: Calle 3 | A lado de ferry, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Price Range: $132 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Palma Royale 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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#2 Family Hotel in Bocas Town
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