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El Limbo on the Sea Hotel

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 16 August 2013

I have stayed here many times before, and after almost 8 years of not visiting Bocas I decided to return to El Limbo......close to everything, on the water, etc. We arrived and realized that nothing has changed in 8 years, and I dont mean that in a good way. Literally nothing has changed, been updated, improved, and the place is...

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Reviewed 11 July 2013

I have stayed in different places in Bocas, and Limbo provides clean rooms, hot water, a/c and a decent restaurant (staff is very friendly, always!) withinh walking distance to boat docks to adjacent islands, restaurants and stores. Not bad at all, so far, this is the best I have had @ Bocas.

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Panama
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Our daughter and a friend from Norway were visiting and we thought Bocas del Toro would be a place interesting to visit . We booked the trip during the week from Tuesday to Thursday. Flying is expensive but you are there in one hour. By car takes almost 8 hours. Arriving practically at dawn (flight left at 6:30 am) I...

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Tulum, Mexico
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We spent 1 week in el limbo and greatly enjoyed our stay. There was ample choice of breakfast options all of which were tasty and filling. No problems getting another juice or coffee if you felt like it as they were offered by the staff. I usually dont drink juice when i am not sure of the ice but we...

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Sopron
Reviewed 8 March 2013

We spent 2 days in this hotel. We arrived directly with a ship, it was a fantastic arrival method. :) The rooms are ok, they are quite big and clean. The staff in the bar is very nice, they were always laughing. You can eat dinner also in the restaurant, they give big portions and the food looks like good....

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 23 February 2013

I ate here twice while in Bocas town. Once for lunch on a Sunday afternoon which was great as not many restaurants are open. The restaurant has a beautiful water view and the music was good (erykah badu). I ordered a Pina Colada which took a while to come and also chicken breast wrapped in bacon with fetticine and tomato...

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Pune, India
Reviewed 12 January 2013

location and optic of the El Limbo Hotel is nice, but our food was not so good. Catch of the day was a tasteless piece of fish including fishbones. this was, overall, a disappointing dinner with my wife. OK, it was not expensive, but I guess there are better options. cheers (PS: I cant rate the hotel, this rating concerns...

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Panama City
Reviewed 3 January 2013

We really enjoyed our Xmas dinner at the restaurant at the Hotel Limbo by the Sea even though the starter, supposedly ceviche, was just prawns with a touch of chopped onion and some sauce. The main course, Mahi Mahi with a wonderful sauce and tasty vegetables and coconut rice, was excellent as was the dessert, a crunchy caramel and lemon...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 14 August 2012

We decided to spend an extra day in Bocas (after Playa Tortuga) and chose this place based on price and close to the water taxi we needed to catch early the next morning. Bathroom was a bit tight, but the shower was roomy. Great AC after a long hot day at Starfish Beach. Ate dinner downstairs and everyone in our...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 March 2012

So this is the type of hotel that's best booked on arrival when you can negotiate the rate (which they are very amenable to). It's right in the center of Bocas town, on the water. Most of the rooms don't face the main street, so they're pretty quiet. The rooms with balconies facing the water are more expensive and worth...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about El Limbo on the Sea Hotel

Address: Calle 2A. Isla Colon, Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range: $92 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“Balcony rooms have views but may have worse wifi and overlook a loud area.”
 of 5 bubbles robertlR5767VT, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“View to the ocean its excelent”
 of 5 bubbles arrocha14, 19 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Choose seaside if you don't want late night street noise. Lots of partiers.”
 of 5 bubbles reynoir2, 1 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Top floor on on the ocean side with a patio is definitely the way to go. Awesome views.”
 of 5 bubbles shakasurf, 1 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Would not splurge on the sea view balcony room again but would opt for the street view balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles caymansky, 25 Apr 2014 | Read review
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