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Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

My wife and I stay here our first two days in Panama City. The location is safe and close to the new Metro system although there isn't a lot to do near the hotel. The staff were friendly and spoke English, and they worked with a very profession taxi service for our transport to and from the airport. Overall it's... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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50 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Baru Lodge was a great place: it is a good, quiet location; the room is really nice; breakfast was good; the backyard is a pleasant place to sit and read. I thought this was excellent value for the cost. When you’re not familiar with Panama City, it may seem as if it’s located out-of-the-way, but it is not. A metro... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015

I only stayed one night here, but the price was extremely reasonable given how nice the accommodations were and how good the breakfast was. It's a beautiful place. I got in rather late and the woman at the front desk ordered me a pizza when I asked about finding some dinner.

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Sacramento
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29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015

My favorite part of the hotel is the garden courtyard area with relaxing seating and plenty of birds to watch there. The breakfast is a pretty standard continental breakfast (fruit, yogurt, bread, eggs, coffee/tea/juice. The room we were in was on the small side, but met all of our needs, with AC, tv, comfortable bed, nice shower, etc. The rooms... More 

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Erwin_Goerke, Gerente at Baru Lodge, responded to this review

Thank You, thank you very much, we appreciate your comments. Best Regards Erwin More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2015

PROS: Nice lodge. Clean. Seems secure. Decent area. CONS: Biggest had to do with management decisions. First, my brother specifically reserved a 3 bed room. This was a hard thing to find, and was one of the main reasons we came to Baru. On arrival, we realized the room had a pair of queen beds. Lady at desk apologized, and... More 

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Erwin_Goerke, Manager at Baru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We truly sorry for the inconvenience that may have been presented, descriptions of our rooms are easy to find on the web and all show that we only have bedrooms with one or two queen size beds, however doing a review on the description of the rooms offered in one of the web sites, we are agree that... More 

Breda, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 20 November 2014

Stayed here for 1 night. Room had two queen beds, clean, airco, good shower, quiet. Breakfast ok. You can walk to a street with restaurants and staff can give you advice. For other locations you need a taxi (or public transport, but we did'nt try that). Staff is helpful. But don't ask for a taxi, because then you risk waiting... More 

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Erwin_Goerke, Gerente at Baru Lodge, responded to this review

Thank You, thank you very much, we appreciate your comments. Best Regards Erwin More 

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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

We had a great time at Baru Lodge, Erwin was very helpful & accommodating. The room was simple but clean, smart & very quiet. We really enjoyed eating breakfast in the courtyard each morning & loved the location, only a stones throw away from the metro so it was easy to explore the city. Our only feedback is that the... More 

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Erwin_Goerke, Gerente at Baru Lodge, responded to this review

Thank You, thank you very much, we appreciate your comments. Best Regards Erwin More 

Volcan, Panama
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2014

The owner and the other personel knows a lot about Panama Cuidad and the rest of Panama. They helped my a lot about exploring Panama to live. Nice People. Good Rooms with everithing you need. I love these people and I wil be back

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Erwin_Goerke, Gerente at Baru Lodge, responded to this review

Thank You, thank you very much, we appreciate your comments. Best Regards Erwin More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

I would definitely choose to stay at Baru Lodge if I was ever in Panama City again. What I loved most was the location. It is on a residential street just 2 blocks away from a metro station. That meant I could get around the city very easily. (The metro is brand new, so it's very clean, plus also cheap... More 

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Thank You, thank you very much, we appreciate your comments. Best Regards Erwin More 

Michigan
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

We spent two nights here going to and coming back from Bocas del Toro. Both times we arrived at night and left early morn. The rooms are very pretty and clean with air conditioning. The hotel was close to both of the airports we needed. The staff members were very nice and offered to get taxis, etc. I liked the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Strategically located minutes from tourist attractions, shopping and business areas of the vibrant and modern city of Panama.We take pride in being very service oriented and welcome you to the charming architecture and peaceful atmosphere of Baru Lodge.The quiet garden grounds are abundant with greenery, unique in the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Baru Lodge

Address: Calle Ricardo Miro | Calle Elida diez, 2da Norte, Panama City 11100, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: €55 - €79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Baru Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Rooms are various sizes. Lowest rate would be a small room.”
 of 5 bubbles TxAkWyWa, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“During the day the rooms facing the yard are quieter than the once to the street, however at night the traffic dies done quickly”
 of 5 bubbles Hoerbel, 7 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Our room was facing the street and was therefor a bit noisy in the mornings. I don't know for sure, but would suspect that rooms not facing the street would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles hunkeshne, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
“I believe all the rooms might suit”
 of 5 bubbles hylkes, 25 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Get a room upstairs, not on the street side, to minimise noise.”
 of 5 bubbles M9336NYsusanh, 2 Sep 2014 | Read review
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