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Hotel Boca Brava

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great view, helpful owner, reasonable prices, delicious food. Came for a drink, the owner chatted with us for a bit. Enjoyed the cocktails. There were about six howler monkeys hanging out in the trees. The view is great and the seating area us in a nice cool breeze

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The views was great, it over looked some amazing views. The forest surrounding it was also beautiful. But the food was not great, options were limited and was just not flavored well. Also none of the rooms had hot water. Furthermore the beds were all damp and had bugs on top of them. If you don't like dogs don't go...

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The ferry costs $3 per person and there is a $5 charge to hike the privately maintained road to Christina Beach - the fee was credited back on our lunch bill. We had lobster salad and the catch of the day - nothing happens quickly here and it is nice to watch the world slow down.

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

First of all we stayed 2 nights at Isla Boca Brava, which was just right. From David you take the bus to Horconcitos or any other bus going in direction to Santiago/Panama-City and exit at "cruce Horconcitos" at Panamericana. Taking the bus to Horconcitos tell the driver you want to go to Boca Chica and he'll tell you where to...

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We were happy that we received the suggestion from hotel buena Vista in santa catalina to visit this place on our holiday through panama. The hotel is built on a beautiful location on a cliff. From the rooms and the restaurant you have sea vieuws everywhere. We are a family of four and had the suite with two seperate bedrooms...

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David, Panama
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and a friend from Canada went to the Island of Boca Brava off the Coast of Chiriqui, Panama. We checked out the Hotela and we had Lunch. The Hotel is very clean and neat. The Lunch was great. My wife had Fried rice with Lobster, it was to die for. I had the 3 Burritos with Beans and...

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We had a few hours to spend before flying out of David to Panama City so we decided find Boca Chica on our own, Just know that the signage is poor. I mean really poor! We used the app WAZE to get us to a road that was the correct road but there was no assurance that we were in...

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Campbell River, Canada
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I agree somewhat with the other reviewers. It is isolated but a great place to just sit back and do nothing if that is what you want. We stayed 4 nights in the suite which was only a bit more than the regular room. King bed and huge bathroom. Very private patio. It was definitely worth it. We had the...

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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Liked the hotel, but I suggest staying only one night. Plan ahead and arrive at earliest check-in time and leave at latest check-out. This will give you plenty of time to enjoy what the hotel has to offer, which is not as much as I was expecting. From what I read, I thought there would be many trails, in reality...

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Brooklyn
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We stayed here for three nights, which turned out to be far too many. On the other hand, it's out of the way enough that it wouldn't make sense to come for anything less, so... My advice: skip it. Reasons: The "beaches" barely deserve the name. Two exist only until about 11am, the third not really at all, and the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about Hotel Boca Brava

Address: Boca Chica | Boca Brava Gulfo de Chirique, Isla Boca Brava, Panama
Region: Panama > Chiriqui Province > Isla Boca Brava
Price Range: $64 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Boca Brava 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Panama City, Panama
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“We only come to the restaurant so I'm unsure of the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles cherylbythesea, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Stay for longer !”
 of 5 bubbles andrewcturner, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Beware the dogs!”
 of 5 bubbles ChristinaD207, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Since there is only one restaurant staying more than couple of days may get boring; get your own food or take a boat to mainland”
 of 5 bubbles Asterixrc, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Take a room with air conditioning whatever you do!”
 of 5 bubbles C41GBH, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
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