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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Very nice hotel in Bocas - my one tip is to book an upper level room with the sea view -- the upper level rooms are really superior than the ground level and worth the price difference -- we moved from a ground level room the first night to an upper level suite and some of the suites even have...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 30 September 2014

This was me and my boyfriend first trip to Bocas and we are definitely planning on going back there. We had such a great time. Before booking with Hotel Palma Royale I did alot of research on the different hotel on the islands. I was very impressed by the reviews and decided to give the hotel a chance. While planning...

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Israel
Reviewed 14 September 2014

One of the better hotels on the island. Not all staff knows English so it was hard communicating at times. Breakfast was small with one cup of juice and no water, went outside to complete the meal. Stayed on the ground floor so got no view. Higher floors gets a view of the water. Do not use their laundry service...

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Pavones, Costa Rica
Reviewed 19 August 2014

This was our first trip to Bocas but plan to go back. We enjoyed the comfort of our room at Palma Royale. When planning the trip I wrote emails to a couple hotels in Bocas Town and only Palma Royale wrote back quickly with answers for all my questions. The staff was friendly and helpful. It was nice to have...

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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! Thank you for providing so many details to our potential guests. We really appreciate it. We do try to provide a luxurious experience in Bocas and our staff works so hard to take care of the guests. We are glad you enjoyed the balconies and...

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

Our room was nice and spacious. We were in 104 a studio room with a patio. It is a bit larger with a nicer bathroom than both 102 or 103 but a smaller patio. The patios are really only useful if you are a smoker as there is no view and little breeze. The patios are up against the wall...

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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 do offer better views on the upper floors and hopefully you will take advantage of them upon your next visit 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...

Heemstede, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Looks great from the outside, but way less from the inside. Below average rooms and horrible shower. Almost no attendance from staff during breakfast, which was disappointing. Wifi was broken for a few days. All in all, very unimpressed.

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

We are sorry hear the interior does not match the exterior, we have put as much or more detail into our suites. Our showers are rainwater showers and not city water as are most hotels here in Bocas. I hope you give us another chance on your return to our island paradise Yours, Melissa

San Rafael, California
Reviewed 22 July 2014

A couple friends and I spent 3 nights at the Palma Royale and enjoyed every minute of it. Our flight got in quite early and the hotel stored our luggage until we were able to check in. We actually came back to grab something out of our bags around noon and our room was ready for us and they checked...

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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! 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! We hope to see you at...

Reviewed 20 July 2014

Carmen will take good care of you and provide a very safe haven with beautiful, spacious rooms and a wonderful view of the sea! Because I extended my stay, Carmen moved me up to a higher floor and the room was amazing! I had a kitchen, spacious living room area, big patio and modern bathroom. The view from every window...

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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! Thank you for providing so many details to our potential guests. We really appreciate it. We hope to see you at the Palma Royale in the future. BestRegards, Melissa

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...

Dallas
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!...

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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 

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Address: Calle 3 | A lado de ferry, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Price Range: €86 - €190 (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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Also Known As:
Hotel Palma Royale Bocas Del Toro, Panama - Bocas Town
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Bocas Town
#2 Family Hotel in Bocas Town
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“Avoid the luxury options - the standard rooms likely offer better value”
 of 5 bubbles X8399SFmikeh, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“3rd and 4th rooms are the best”
 of 5 bubbles erinmoens, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor to the front, ie, overlooking the water. (it's only 4 floors)”
 of 5 bubbles rrs26231621, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the 3rd and 4th floors on the Bay side have great views!”
 of 5 bubbles Scottytico, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were on the 4th floor at the far end...great view, quiet room.”
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