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Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After arriving, I was taken to a room that was dirty and run down. After being alone in it for less than five minutes, I was so overwhelmed with the smell of mildew and mold, that I went back to the front desk to see if there were any other rooms available. They showed me a couple of more rooms,...

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Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this place at the last minute while on vacation in Bocas del Toro. Wish we would have saved our money and just stayed longer at the place we were already at. The towels were horrible. The linen actually flaked off and stuck to your skin. When you dried off after a shower, you then had to wipe yourself...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We booked for the period 11/18-Nov-16 but by 12-Nov we had decided to check out as soon as possible and return home To start positively the only good that can be said about this hotel was that the swimming pool was good. Everything else was either poor or at best mediocre and in my view the hotel does not justify...

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Went with a bunch of Family and had a wonderful time... Free kayak on their private beach... Only hotel pool in Bocas... A short ride from town... Beds where amazing but the customer service was average!

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Go to this place if you want to relax!! Don't do to this place if you expect that there are shops around, that's in bocas town. This is a really good hotel with a super pool and good clean rooms (and good beds!).

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Springfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is nice,beautiful views,good breakfast,shuttle to town from the hotel,very nice beach,the staff is good,I must say everything was good,not excellent but I will definetely will come back because it is very close to Bocas Town and the prices are really affordable for the rooms,beer and food.

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Marathon, Florida
Reviewed 26 August 2016

While we were given a good rate, we arrived to find out that their phones did not work (allegedly due to lightning) and there was major construction work going on by the pool. The rooms were the quality of a Quality Inn, for example. The food is horrific, don't eat there, instead, follow Trip Advisor recommendations for restaurants in town....

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Food is good, beds are super duper comfortable, and the air conditioner really works!! Wifi is spotty but generally works in the lobby area. Apparently a storm knocked out their system and the wifi won't reach the rooms. There is hardly a beach at this hotel. It has about 20 feet of a rocky beach. It was a great stay!...

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Reviewed 30 July 2016

The hotel offers nice views, good food, an enjoyable pool and it is relatively close to the downtown. In the downtown you will find souvenir stores, bars and restaurants. Other recommendations: look for tour options to go to the starfish beach and a boat trip to dolphin bay.

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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Nice views, good for families with kids the only thing i would have loved is a mini fridge in the room or a vending machine with cool water. I had to go to the bar and asked for ice every time my child wanted a sip of water.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tropical Caribbean Beach Resort on the crystal clear waters of Bocas del Toro, Panama.Playa Tortuga offers 117 stylish room accommodations, each with a balcony and spectacular ocean view. Guests may choose from standard rooms, junior suites and large grand suites, all offering a contemporary décor, modern amenities and a soothing tropical atmosphere.Relax in the hotel’s sea view pool, or sunbathe in our water mirrors while enjoying your favorite beverage from the nearby bar area. Little ones will enjoy the children’s pool. Other modern and convenient amenities include free WIFI and a state of the art Fitness Center featuring a private massage area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort

Address: Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range: €126 - €169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 117
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Also Known As:
Playa Tortuga Hotel And Beach Resort
Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Isla Colon
Playa Tortuga Resort Beach
Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort Panama/Isla Colon, Bocas Del Toro
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Isla Colon
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Isla Colon
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“Choose a different place to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles OADiver, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Book elsewhere - but if you must book a room overlooking the pool and the sea”
 of 5 bubbles NOD22, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Call first to make sure there is no construction going on and to make sure all amenities are available.”
 of 5 bubbles jckeys, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“First floor is closer to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles adriansokolik, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“Request a room on the second floor with ocean views.”
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