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Panama
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The hotel is acceptable since there are not really too many options of hotels in the area. THe room has cable, A/C, and hot water. Although we did have an issue with hot water initially, for some reason water would not come out hot when we arrived then later on very late at night we did so at least that...

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Lansing Michigan
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stayed here when visiting Panama to visit various expat locations across the country. This place was not at all what we expected from the pictures. The rooms had screens with large gaps around the entire window, we had no hot water, the toilet ran constantly and cleaned itself out in mere seconds. We were told that we had free...

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Morelia, Mexico
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I got to the hotel at about 3 pm and left my bags in the room so i went to the pool, when i got to the room there was no electricity, so i waited for 2 hours. I told them i wanted to change hotels so i wanted my money back, they called the police and bullied me to...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The Bay View Hotel is a small and charming hotel that, as its name suggests, offers a beautiful view on the sea. The staff is friendly and the charming layout of the hotel grounds provide for a nice atmosphere. Me and my friend stayed for one night at the hotel and after we checked in, were greeted with a nice...

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Thank Evil-Cookie
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Small hotel with great views of the beach from the restaurant/bar. We had lovely walks on the black sand beaches - giant waves in the warm sea. And almost nobody around. Rooms are small but comfortable and clean. Bathrooms could be updated. No shampoo or toiletries! Breakfast only served at 8.00, which is harsh on a European jetlag! The pool...

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Thank Audrey J
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We were travelling back to Panama City from Bocas and rather than sit in traffic for hours, we decided to stop here for the night (traffic into Panama City on Sundays is horrendous). The traffic was just starting to back up a few km from the turn to the hotel. There aren't very good directions on how to get to...

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I like the idea to be in a beach hotel not with hundred of people and wth nice beach front. The food was nice and the service pretty warm. However, the hotel need a little bit of work on its installations, more cleaning of the pool, new beach chairs, etc.

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Reviewed 17 April 2015

the place is nice, perfect to have a good time with family, the restaurant has a beautiful view to the beach, for dinner is just awesome, your table with candles and the moonrise just above the sea, regarding to breakfast I think that is pretty expensive, I paid 3 USD for 2 very small tortillas and two slices of cheese...

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Wakefield, Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Bay View Hotel is right on the sea. At night the waves were reaching our balcony. L'accueil est chaleureux, The staff is very friendly and helpfull. We were surprised by the quality of the food, kitchen is excellent, we had a great dinner, better then in some place at Panama city. Our room is tiny but we have a little...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 11 February 2015

This looked like a funky beach hotel, perfect for surfers, hikers, sort of a hostel on steroids. The beach was at low tide, but I could imagine it being pretty nice when the tides in. They had a cool thatched roof bar, nice pool area, and decent open air restaurant. Our food was very good and cheap. Plus I love...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bay View Hotel; is a welcoming place, located in the bay of San Carlos, Panama. We are at the mouth of the River Matahogado and waterfront where the rising and setting of the sun and moon, it's a wonderful thing. * Trading for national and international tourism, since 2002. We have been the scene of major sporting events of scientific interest, located in the interior, the solar eclipse in 2005, visit astrologers, technicians Nikon and other companies from Japan,documented in our guestbook. * Living rooms, capacity 70 people. Air conditioning, wifi, podium and sound. Additional equipment projector, data / etc show. * Corporate events - Spend Days - Day use * Weddings and Fifteen-years * Adventures in beach - Volley Ball - Fishing day * Tours to tourist sites, located at 30 and 50 minutes away. Regards tourism... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay View Hotel

Address: Calle 1A Norte | El Palmar Beach, San Carlos 1017, Panama (Formerly Bay View Resort)
Region: Panama > Panama Province > San Carlos
Price Range: $100 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Bay View Hotel San Carlos
Bay View Hotel Panama/San Carlos
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“Room on the ocean”
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“Our room #25 on the 2nd/top floor was fine. Quiet & convenient, possibly better than the first floor rooms as their are no guests above you.”
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“avoid this place.”
 of 5 bubbles TM157, 3 Jul 2012 | Read review
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