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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a pretty resort! We were there Feb 14-21 and enjoyed our stay very much. The rooms ( all with an ocean view and balcony) were very nice, clean and comfortable, the food overall was quite good, the staff helpful, responsive, and friendly. Both pools were well maintained and there were plenty of deck chairs both at the pools and...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here Jan 26-Feb 2. I read some negative reviews and think we must have stayed at a different resort. The resort and the rooms are very clean and completely adequate. We never had any problems getting towels The staff were very attentive and friendly- often remembering our names days later. The pools were great. We...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The rooms are amazing the property is beautiful. The food was excellent it is a small resort so not everything is open but what a nice job they do with the different places to eat. The staff are friendly and the pool is amazing. We were there for 2 weeks the first week we had about 300 people from No...

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1Thank Delores F
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rooms were ok, not luxury. Location, far from everywhere. No stores, bars, ...taxies very expensive. Don't believe them about having 5 restaurants. Though there are 5 and a snack bar, some are closed for days. 4 nights only 2 were open. Sea food 'Oceana" was open for ala carte 2 nights only and 1 night for a boring buffet. Lunch...

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The check in was fast, but not friendly, the lady who check us in was not so happy. The room is ok, old design but comfortable. Very good cleaning services. Pool area it is nice. Beach restaurant is very nice located with great views. Services at this restaurant is ok, I highly recommended " Tips " it will do the...

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econcierge_drpbp, Manager at Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We will be taking the corrective actions regarding the good service and friendly attitude that must be offered always and in all areas of the hotel. Chef is also aware of the comments regarding food and variety, they will be putting attention to all the details mentioned. Management is aware of Trip...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I traveled to this resort from January 20-27 and had a great time. Since we booked with Sunwing/Signature vacations from Toronto, we flew into the Rio Hato airport vs Panama City which is about 1.5 hours from the resort. When we asked why, they explained that traffic in the city is a nightmare and the departure tax...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice property with HORRIBLE service. I wrote to the hotel last month after reading awful reviews and they assured me they had fixed issues. They promised "300 new deck chairs" which are physically impossible as we counted them upon arrival just for fun, under 100. The pool bar is going to be a sore spot for the week and no...

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econcierge_drpbp, Manager at Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments. We will take close attention to all the details of service mentioned and take corrective actions with each department and area, in order to improve service and experience for guests. Hope to have the opportunity to have you with us again, and be able to offer a more enjoyable experience. Sincerely, Ana Raquel...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed this resort. It was not coveralls big and everything was easy to walk too. The bartender Lombardo made our vacation memorable. The food at the buffet was pretty basic, not tons of variety. The restaurants were good with the crab cakes at the oceans buffet being our favourite. The Italian was our least favourite. The entertainment crew was...

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Culver, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an average All Inclusive resort, I do however see why it did not make it as a Secrets. The level of luxury is not there. Compared to other Dreams it is average and I think it will do ok as a dreams. The rooms and beds were comfortable, clean and had great air conditioning. The balcony was very...

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Manalapan, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Dreams Playa Bonita Panama the 4th through the 10th of February. Resort was very nice but needs some work. It was nothing like the pictures. We are preferred members and did not feel that the services were the same as the other resorts we stayed at. Here are a few of our issues: no one at the...

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econcierge_drpbp, Manager at Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments. We do appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience. We will be discussing with departments that are involved and take the corrective actions, in order to offer a comfortable and enjoyable experience to our guests. If you decide to visit Panama again, give us the opportunity to welcome you in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the unique destination of Panama, guests can experience beaches, rainforest, mountains and city—all from Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama. Located on Playa Bonita, the closest beach to Panama City and literally meaning "beautiful beach," Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama is perfect for special romantic getaways and memorable family vacations. 11 seaside towers offer 307 luxurious guest rooms and suites with jungle walkways and stunning views. Gourmet a la carte restaurants, bars and lounges are all included our Defined Delights™* vacation concept—where all your vacation essentials are included. Nearby, guests can visit the Panama Canal, Panama City's colonial district, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site or the largest mall in the Americas. Everyone has their own idea of a Dream vacation, and it can all be found at Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama

Address: Road to Veracruz km 7 | Arraijan District, Panama City, Panama (Formerly Secrets Playa Bonita Panama)
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $258 - $1,421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama 4*
Number of rooms: 307
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental Playa Bonita Hotel Panama City
Intercontinental Panama City
Intercontinental Playa Bonita Resort
Playa Bonita Panama
Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama Panama City
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Panama City
#16 Spa Hotel in Panama City
#25 Luxury Hotel in Panama City
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“Every room is excellent they all have a view of the ocean. Make sure you ask the entertainment staff to use the binoculars”
 of 5 bubbles deloresf2016, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms above ground floor have good views of ocean. Try to get 4th or 5th floors. And middle of hotel to cut down on walking.”
 of 5 bubbles Alvin72, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Request to stay on the rainforest wing vs canal wing.”
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 of 5 bubbles Checka_83, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pricier than luxury and not good value for money! Go to another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles TRAVLRGURL, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Request addional towels.”
 of 5 bubbles benefitldymary, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
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