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Reviewed 14 July 2014

We rented the penthouse suite for a week. Pros: a nice place compared to others around. This city really is in poor shape(trash everywhere). The Super Gourmet shop next door is a godsend for clean and normal food and drinks. AC worked great in suite and was nice to come back to. Our suite was roomy with a beautiful balcony...

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

Thank you for the compliments, as well as your critiques. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We try our very best to make our guests feel at home while spending time with us here in paradise. We take pride in our ability to provide upscale accommodations, complimented with prompt, friendly and efficient service. We...

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Reviewed 3 July 2014

My wife and I spent 2 nights here during our short stay in Bocas. The room was clean and of nice size. The bathroom was very nice with a "Rain" shower head. Water pressure was good. The hotel was a couple of blocks from the "main" commercial district, but that was a plus in our estimation. It was quiet and...

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a thorough great review. We appreciate it and our future guests do as well. Blow dryers are available upon request and that information was in our guest book, we regret you did not see that. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Palma Royale. Thanks!...

Reviewed 15 June 2014

We stayed just one night here since we had an early Air Panama flight the next morning. We were greeted by Carmen, the GM, and she took great care of us. The room (103) was very modern, as the bathroom has upgraded fixtures and travertine tile. The bed was really comfortable and it was a nice touch to have fresh...

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

Thank for taking the time and writing a great review. We appreciate the 5 stars! We hope to see you at the Palma Royale in the future and thank you so much for taking the time to write such a thorough great review. We appreciate it and our future guests do as well. We are happy to hear you enjoyed...

Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

Very nice hotel. Staff and service was excellent. Penthouse was great. Great views and included a telescope. Worth the money. Laundry service was very reasonable and promptly returned great location and good security.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a thorough great review. We appreciate it and our future guests do as well. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Palma Royale. Thanks! Melissa

Morgan Co, AL
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We were touring Panama for 10 days and our last stop was Bocas. We stayed in many really rough hotels. This place was INCREDIBLE. We walked in and saw the fresh coffee beans in the rooms and knew we picked the right place. We stayed two nights and just loved it. Friendly staff, clean rooms, comfy bed, nice private patio,...

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

Thank for taking the time and writing a great review. We appreciate the 5 stars! We hope to see you at the Palma Royale in the future. Melissa

Reviewed 13 May 2014

Great experience, staff is really friendly and helpfull. The hotel is located on main street therefore you have easy access to the ferry, water taxis and bars/restaurants. Rooms are really spacious and clean as well as their bathrooms, I definitely recommend Palma Royale if you are planning on going to Bocas del Toro.

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

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are so happy to hear you appreciated the quality of the Palma Royale. We hope to see you in the future. Thanks! Melissa

Carbondale, Illinois
Reviewed 21 April 2014

This hotel was clean, quiet, comfortable, and wonderfully decorated. I Loved the large bathroom, the large shower and the awesome tile work! We enjoyed having a comfortable deck to sit on in the evening, looking out over the ocean (hotel sits across the small street from the water). The staff were all really helpful, including the breakfast staff. (Breakfast was...

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

Thank you for the wonderful review. We love the pancakes too! We are so happy to hear you appreciated the quality of the Palma Royale. We hope to see you in the future. Thanks! Melissa

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Very good location right on the main drag and not too far from ferry. Nice looking hotel. Reasonable bar. Included breakfast nice. Rooms were nice, but the only thing that let it down was attention to detail of decor. With some repair work they could be excellent. e.g. mildew on tiles, limescale on shower head, cracking plasterwork, wonky lightfittings... could...

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

We are glad to hear you enjoyed our hotel. Our maintenance staff have been made aware of your comments and management will insure they perform to our standards and yours. Thank you for bringing your approvals and concerns to our attention. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Bocas Del Toro! Melissa

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 30 March 2014

We stayed in the penthouse four nights while in Bocas. My communications with the hotel prior to arrival were always prompt and courteous. We really enjoyed the hammock and views from the wrap around balcony. The two bedrooms and two bathrooms were spacious and we all found the room very comfortable. It was great that breakfast was included. The waitress...

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

Thank you for the compliments, as well as your critiques. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We try our very best to make our guests feel at home while spending time with us here in paradise. We take pride in our ability to provide upscale accommodations complimented with prompt, friendly and efficient service. Be...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 29 March 2014

The hotel is beautiful and clean! We had a balcony facing the water which was lovely. The office staff was very friendly, but the breakfast waitresses were so mean that my husband was scared to ask for anything!! We found this to be true all over Bocas, but we just accepted the fact that it was nothing personal. I would...

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Thank you for the compliments, as well as your critiques. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We try our very best to make our guests feel at home while spending time with us here in paradise. We take pride in our ability to provide upscale accommodations complimented with prompt, friendly and efficient service. Be...

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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: €85 - €189 (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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Hotel Palma Royale Bocas Del Toro, Panama - Bocas Town
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#2 Family Hotel in Bocas Town
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bocas Town
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“3rd and 4th rooms are the best”
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“Upper floor to the front, ie, overlooking the water. (it's only 4 floors)”
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“Rooms on the 3rd and 4th floors on the Bay side have great views!”
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“We were on the 4th floor at the far end...great view, quiet room.”
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“Room 104 had a frequent sound - fine for me with earplugs or for a person who can fall asleep easily.”
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