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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think this place may have been great at one point in time, but its heyday is over as it appears neglected. Not sure if this is the case for all of the rooms in this hotel, but the floorboards in our room were place directly onto the native sand with large enough cracks that bugs have free access into...

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Hibiscus G, Owner at Hotel Hibiscus Garden, responded to this review

Dear Mobska, we are very sorry to hear about your bad experience in our hotel. Our cleaning ladies work very hard to keep our standards of cleanliness as high as possible! I can only explain the bad situation of your room with a misunderstanding of which room had to be prepared for that day. Possibly the cleaning ladies prepared another...

Reviewed 2 October 2016

This place is just amazing. If you like nature, this is for you ! Right on the beach and when it's low tide you can walk and get this wonderful view of all the green jungle... So peaceful !! All the team working over there are so warm and seems to do always their best to make your stay unforgettable....

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This great hotel is located a bit outside from santa catalina but that is no problem since they offer a good shuttle service. The rooms look nice and the furniture fits perfectly. We took the dorm and were surpised to find out that it there were only two beds since dorms are usually a bit larger. The different houses of...

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Hibiscus G, Owner at Hotel Hibiscus Garden, responded to this review

Hey you guys, thanks a lot for the very nice review! You have been very nice guests too! Anytime you come back, we will have a room for you. Mick and Hedi

Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

This place is located right at the beach outside Santa Catalina, surrounded by beautiful nature. It takes some 4-5 hours to get there from Panama City by bus. The place is very idyllic, small cosy houses and a very friendly and extremely helpful host. The restaurant is great and offers reasonable prices (fish dishes for 10-14 $, drinks 1-3 $)...

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Hibiscus G, Owner at Hotel Hibiscus Garden, responded to this review

hello and thanks for your nice review. it was a pleasure having you as guests, we hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels! thank you, mick

College Park, Maryland
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I went diving for one day and stayed at the dorm rooms, with shared bathroom and no AC. Not need it, bulk bed was comfortable and with a fan was enough, At the dorm you had a kitchen area and fridge to keep food. Hammocks are available for a nice nap and reading area. Cabins are separated and so it's...

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Hibiscus G, Owner at Hotel Hibiscus Garden, responded to this review

Hi Marilu, thanks a lot for your nice review. We remember you as a very nice guest too! Anytime again! Mick and Hedi

Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 5 April 2016

The Hotel was easy to find off the road from Santiago, located past rolling cow-filled hills. When we arrived and met the owner - Mick he showed us great hospitality! Equipped with many hammocks and comfortable kitchen and common area, Habiscus Garden also has amazing food at the restaurant. The location is magical and all the wildlife makes this place...

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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Hibiscus gardens is located in the most beautiful and secluded place outside of Santa Catalina. I honestly cannot recommend this place more highly, the rooms are all clean, comfy and beautifully decorated. There is a shared kitchen which is great if you're on a budget, however I do highly recommend the restaurant.. Such amazing food! You can spend so much...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2016

This is a great hotel - if you are looking for a place to stay not directly in the hustle and bustle of downtown Santa Catalina than this is great. It is surrounded by the beauty which is Panama with no buildings and high-rises in site. The rooms are great and they offer the option of a regular hotel and...

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St. Pete, Florida
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The hotel is a bit off the main road marked by a sign. It is a beautiful, rustic and charming hotel spread out over a large piece of property with the coastline just a minute walk away. We were ecstatic to have found a room here! (All of Santa Catalina had been booked up because of Carnival). The receptionist, Trina,...

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Hibiscus G, Owner at Hotel Hibiscus Garden, responded to this review

Hi guys, thanks for your really kind review! Ithink it will be very helpful to other guests, too. We hope to see you again in Panama, your Hibiscus Garden Team

Amsterdam, Nederland
Reviewed 19 January 2016

We had a pleasant stay at Hibiscus Garden. It's a bit far from the Santa Catalina vibe, so you'll need a car, or pay the large fee for the return transfer service. The garden is nice and quiet and set near a calm beach. The kitchen is nice and a good area to share experiences with other travelers. The restaurant...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hibiscusgarden Hotel & Restaurant is owned by a German family and run by an exellent German chef Sven and also by very nice Italian Managers. It is situated right on the Pacific coast in the province of Veraguas next to the little fishermen village called Lagartero and 10 km from the touristic town of Santa Catalina.The hotel has 9 individual designed guestrooms of different comfort- and price levels, which are decorated with natural accessories like driftwood, shells and mosaics, as well as a camping site. We offer the use of a clean and well equipped communal kitchen as well as a Restaurant, which offers a fine selection of regional and international specialties. You can enjoy a wide range of leisure activities around our remote beach, like horseback riding or SUP and we will be happy to help you to arrange trips to our famous Nationalpark Coiba for snorkeling, diving and wildlife watching. We hope to see you soon! Your Hibiscus Garden Team. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Hibiscus Garden

Address: Playa Lagartero, Lagartero, Panama
Region: Panama > Veraguas Province > Lagartero
Price Range: €29 - €57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Hibiscus Garden 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“If you go with someone get a cabin, Solo or with group get the dorms.”
  • View when you drive from main entrance to the Hotel at the beach shore.
 of 5 bubbles MariluCarvallo, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you know which room you get before you arrive, especially if you're travelling with kids. The ground level rooms looked great!”
 of 5 bubbles paukasven, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The staff will guide you with selecting the room you prefer. They will show you the rooms and let you decide.”
 of 5 bubbles Nasumonsteri, 26 Mar 2015 | Read review
“A/C is worth the extra cost”
 of 5 bubbles kiahfran, 11 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Do not pick the rooms on the secong floor as you will have no privacy because they seem to share the same room and have a gap above which allows all noise to pass through.”
 of 5 bubbles CeliaLode, 21 Apr 2014 | Read review
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