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Hotel Palma Royale

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Springdale, Arkansas
Reviewed 8 September 2013

This is probably one of the nicest hotels in Bocas Town but if you want a true island experience stay at one of the resorts on one of the smaller islands. We stayed one night and it met our needs more than adequately before we could move to our resort. Our room was clean, fairly new, and comfortable although small....

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a nice review. The Economy Studio is an economy room, it is smaller than the other Suites. For a more luxurious option, go for the Deluxe, Double, or Penthouse Suites. The Staff at the Palma Royale

Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 4 September 2013

first hotel on the main street very easy to get, we enjoyed our trip ull get information of what kind of excursions you can do around we went on a catamaran and red frog beach everything beautifull everything clean to bad we coudnt stay more days will go back to the same hotel next time

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

Thank you so much for the great review. We work hard everyday to make the Bocas experience wonderful for our guests. We are glad you enjoyed the Hotel and your time in Bocas. Thanks again. The Staff at the Hotel Palma Royale

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 21 August 2013

We stayed in the Penthouse suite, but had other family in other rooms as well and everyone loved it. The view from the Penthouse is unbeatable - mountains, sea, palm trees, and the usually pretty entertaining comings and goings of the ferry. The hot and cold water actually worked and the ac was strong and steady. As early risers we...

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

Thank you so much for the Raving Review! We really appreciate it you taking the time to write such a nice review. We are so happy that you had such a great vacation. We hope to see you again. The Staff at the Hotel Palma Royale

Playa Coronado, Panama
Reviewed 17 July 2013

We had reserved the Penthouse Suite for 4 nights. The wrap around balcony made for a great ocean view. They even have a telescope on the balcony. Since it's the wet season it was overcast most of the time. Finally on our last day we woke up to sunshine. We stayed another day and had a blast. The employees are...

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

Thank you so much for Excellent review. We appreciate that you provided so many details to potential guests including the breakfast and happy hour! We are looking at dressers for the closets, thanks for helping us improve. We hope to see you again in the future. Thanks from the Palma Royale staff

La Mesa, California
Reviewed 2 July 2013

I enjoyed every aspect of Palma Royale, from the clean rooms to the friendly staff. The free breakfast with the room provided a full menu of choices and was always delicious. The staff was always kind and helpful. I stayed in the penthouse, the double suite, and a room with a bedroom that the staff rolled and extra bed into...

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

Janice, Thank you so much for writing such a thorough review. You provided great information to our potential guests. We are glad you enjoyed the breakfast, our chef is a master of eggs! I am happy you stayed in so many different rooms and were able to give perspective on each room and decide which is your favorite! Thank you...

Berkeley, California
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Palma Royale is a first class hotel. We stayed in the penthouse and the double suite. Both were very comfortable. It was a nice touch to have coffee beans which we could grind and make our own coffee, very delicious. Only ciriticism is that blankets would be better than comforters on the beds. With a comforter you are either too...

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are glad to hear you appreciated the coffee grinder and beans. Coffee in Panama is so delicious, it would be a crime to not have a grinder. We appreciate the comments on the blankets. It is a great idea and an option we are considering for those nights when you want...

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 June 2013

We were thoroughly impressed with our stay at Palma Royale. Our deluxe suite provided an incredible 180degree view of the mountains and the ocean. The private balcony was simply amazing. The hotel is very well constructed and the layout of the suite is perfect in its size, appointments, and comfort. It felt more like saying in a spacious condo than...

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

Thank you so much for the Excellent review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay in one of our Suites. Glad to hear the staff took good care of you. Thanks again for you wonderful recommendations and 5 stars!

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 June 2013

Bocas del Toro was a surprise to us. The town is less than quaint and is not meant to be the destination point but merely the place to stay while you explore the surrounding locations. The hotel was superb considering the town was somewhat run down. The room was spacious and beautiful. We loved it. The balcony was great. If...

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

Thank you for the great review. It is always nice to hear when a guest appreciates how the Palma Royale strives to rise above the rest. We appreciate your recommendations to future guests. Thanks again for taking the time to write a nice review.

Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 17 June 2013

We stayed two people from 14 to 16 June. Our plane arrived at 7:30 am, and upon arrival at the hotel and we had the room ready! It was a junior suite on the fourth floor. The room is spacious, with kitchen, refrigerator, living room, balcony and bedroom with queen bed, all very clean and comfortable. The bathroom was very...

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

Thank you so much for the Outstanding review! It is so nice to hear when guests appreciate the small details at the Palma Royale and notice things like the "premium materials" and coffee grinder. We are so happy to make your stay enjoyable in Bocas del Toro. We are proud of Carmen and staff! Thank you again for taking your...

Siquirres Costa Rica
Reviewed 14 June 2013

We stayed with friends so the extra bedroom as opposed to 2 beds in 1 room was great. The location and building itself were great.A couple small things were the wifi was a little funky at times and I would say the people in the food service area could have a little better attitude but that was minor stuff and...

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

Thank you for writing us a nice review. We apologize the restaurant staff was not at their top performance and we appreciate your comments. We strive to be the best we can be everyday and comments from guests only help us improve. We are glad you enjoyed your stay overall and look forward to seeing you in the future. The...

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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: $131 - $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 Romantic Hotel in Bocas Town
#2 Family Hotel in Bocas Town
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