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Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort

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Reviewed 30 March 2012

Wonderful hotel in an incredible spot on Earth. The view from the balcony is fabulous, the pool is clean and the service is great. The food could be better and I didn't always get what I actually ordered. Bocas Town is just a stone-throw away and costs 2 dollars per person.

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Flower Mound, Texas
Reviewed 25 March 2012

We were very pleased with the hotel here and I think all rooms provided a beautiful view of the beach and beautiful pool. The room was clean. We were able to take excursions to other islands easily. We felt we had a great vacation.

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 14 March 2012

If we go to Boca again, we would stay at a hotel in town. We rented single speed cruiser bikes to get from the hotel to town, the beaches, etc. It is worth it to get a room that is not on the ground floor. We had a junior suite that was very nice. It's an amazing little island and...

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1Thank scubagirl302
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 13 March 2012

Best hotel in Bocas: Even if far from town the hotel offers free transportation to town. Good service, nice bar, quiet atmosphere, great sleep.Free transportation to town should be more frequent.

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1Thank LadySeamaster
Chilliwack, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2012

We stayed at this hotel from February 15 to 21, 2012. It was a very nice hotel, but we were disappointed by the beach. You could not really swim in the water off their beach, which was one of the reasons we chose this hotel. The beach is quite rocky and thin in this location. However, the rooms were very...

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5Thank Chilliwackchick
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Very nice hotel, we had a junior suite on the top floor with a very nice ocean view. The staff was very friendly

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Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 22 February 2012

We flew here from Panama City and the view is breath taking the water and small islands below are colorful and take your breathe away!!This Hotel met all the basics comfortable beds Very clean rooms awesome pool nice beaches. Great Views to die for...The food during breakfast was Blan but included. The dinner was Good The Romantic dinner set-up on...

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nevada60
Reviewed 3 February 2012

We walked into the room and while it looked nice it smelled of mildew, ran the air conditioner it it didn't help. Went down for buffet breakfast they kept running out of food as they only put small amounts out and you had to wait 15 to 30 mins. For them to replenish and that was after telling them. this...

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5Thank nevada60
Beaumont, California
Reviewed 18 January 2012

Playa Tortuga hotel is a nice, modern facility and appears to be way ahead of other hotel offerings in Bocas town. Actually, it is a 2 mile ride from the town center and the taxi fare is $1, each way, from the hotel to the town center. The swimming pool is just fabulous. The main pool appears to be Olympic-sized...

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3Thank nnfoote
LA
Reviewed 15 January 2012

Great hotel! It was big and clean and the rooms were nice and cold! I loved it! They had great day tours. It was probably the closest thing to a resort in bocas. It was just outside of bocas town and cost about 2$ pp to get to town and back. the town was nothing special though. The food at...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tropical Caribbean Beach Resort on the crystal clear waters of Bocas del Toro, Panama.Playa Tortuga offers 117 stylish room accommodations, each with a balcony and spectacular ocean view. Guests may choose from standard rooms, junior suites and large grand suites, all offering a contemporary décor, modern amenities and a soothing tropical atmosphere.Relax in the hotel’s sea view pool, or sunbathe in our water mirrors while enjoying your favorite beverage from the nearby bar area. Little ones will enjoy the children’s pool. Other modern and convenient amenities include free WIFI and a state of the art Fitness Center featuring a private massage area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort

Address: Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range: $150 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 117
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Also Known As:
Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Isla Colon
Playa Tortuga Hotel And Beach Resort
Playa Tortuga Resort Beach
Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort Panama/Bocas Del Toro - Isla Colon
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Isla Colon
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Isla Colon
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“If you live on the ground floor, your balcony door opens straight out to the lovely pool/grass/sports area.”
Anchorless, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Do not waste your $ here, rip off, terrible service”
642scottj, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“the rooms in the end of the left hall on the ground floor don't offer a view, the rest have beautiful beach view.”
kimv715, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“no elevators..the rooms facing the ocean have amazing views..”
sshirritt, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“room 303, great view and mouldy free room”
Isabelafromrio, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
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