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anaconda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

filthy neighborhood. cash only hotel yet many times they didn't have change for a five dollar bill. rooms were clean but smelly. mattress was very old and stained. very, very, loud music from the neighborhood all night long. breakfast was ok but no substitutions. lousy bar with limited service.

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
Reviewed 5 October 2016

my boyfriend and I stayed in the Olas hotel in May and it was a great experience! the food, the view, the staff - all together became a wonderful visit! you should really try out the Shakshuka! we will definitely come back.

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We stayed for 3 nights in April, and we were very disappointed. The service was very poor, we ended up with a room that had such a strong paint smell we had to move to another one on the main floor with a view of a horrible dock full of trash out our window. The restaurant was pretty good, and...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Hotel Olas was exactly how it was advertised online and in other reviews. The customer service was very good and we were allowed to check in way early. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The AC was loud but it worked. Breakfast in the morning was delicious and we had options every morning. It was off the...

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We booked this hotel via bookings. Where i booked a suite with two bedrooms 5 beds and 1bath, considering we were only going to be there for a weekend. We get there to a tiny 1bedroom 1 bed. I explained to the Guy and Girl at front desk what I was sold on bookings. He then informs we they have...

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Reviewed 20 June 2016

We went here two times for food and drinks within 3 days. The prices changed extremely. They had a big surfboard with prices behind the bar. We paid the prices that the surfboard said the first day, but two days later we came back to give it another shot the prices on the surfboard "were wrong" they said and everything...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately not the best stay here which was a shame as it could be great. Room was large and reasonably comfortable but not sure it's worth the price tag being a little away from main street. Decks are nice to chill out. Breakfast was good. Problems arise with pricing both with tours and accommodation. The price of my tour was...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 24 May 2016

people, hotel, breakfast, view... everything is beautiful here... whatever you ask, they will give an help to solve your problem or to find a best way to do what you need to do. I strongly suggest to spend at least 3 days at this hotel!

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Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We wanted to have a good first night at Bocas, so we paid 50$ for a hotel that was in a level of a hostel. The room furniture looks old, bed was a bit broken, 15 years old tv, didnt even try to watch something and the shower was too hot or too cold. Breakfest was awesome and there is...

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Destin, Florida
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Off season so gal friend and I paid $40 (negotiated at front desk) for private room w/bath (hot shower) and a towel each, room w/2 beds (comfy), TV in room, aircon, and breakfast as shown in pix on website. Don't expect the Ritz. If you're backpacking you know what to expect. (I always bring my sleepwalk and t-shirt to cover...

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Beautiful Hotel on the water with great ocean view. Quiet location, 2 minute walk from main street ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Olas

Address: Calle 6, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Price Range: $85 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Olas 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Olas Hotel Bocas Town
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“I would request a room on the second or third floor, less noise.”
 of 5 bubbles joefaul, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a water facing room.”
 of 5 bubbles English_Al, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the room on the top floor with the private terrace”
 of 5 bubbles kattrins, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay here!”
 of 5 bubbles wcurrie, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We had room 8 which had it's own balcony and could lay in bed with a view of the islands!”
 of 5 bubbles LadybugColorado, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
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