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Bay View Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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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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Vista Alegre
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Previous reviews that panned this property probably didn't do their research as I think it is represented as it is. We live in Panama and this beach location is basic and the hotel is an older property, but clean and great location. We stayed overnight a couple years ago and the rooms are basic so if you want fancy and...

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3Thank RubyTuesdayFundador
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 30 April 2014

i would never recomend this place. Has no tables in the rooms, old bed sheets, no closets broken tables in the resatsaursant and the food is expensive this place needs a lot of work . The worse vacation of my don't waist your money.

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RESPUESTA PARA EL COMENTARIO... " Este Sitio es un chiste" Gracias por su comentarios. Hemos tomado nota y si nos...

Katy, Texas
Reviewed 31 January 2014

Was so appalled with this "resort" that I forgot to snap pictures. Horrible vacation spot. Pool looks like something you would find in a low budget apartment complex. Pregnant winner dog walking around food area. Broken lounge chairs. Not one nice thing to say. Well, the only nice thing to say is you definitely get what you paid for. My...

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Reviewed 21 January 2014 via mobile

The pool is very clean which for me talkd about cleanliness a lot. The restaurant is good and the view excellet. I loved the idea od sitting at the restaurant and seeing and listening to the waves. Just relaxing.

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Boston
Reviewed 24 November 2013

Lucky to find a room on busy long weekend. Management & staff very friendly. Hotel needs some TLC - Perfect location right on El Palmar beach. Many locals frequent the restaurant and pool especially on weekends. Full menu and bar service. Great for families

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 28 October 2013

My family and I had a great time with friends 5 years ago at this place, which is only 1.5 hrs away from were we live. Our daughter asked to return for her birthday this year and I booked 2 rooms 2 months ago for us and for our friends explaning that this was a special date and we were...

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3Thank Maclux
Reviewed 7 July 2013

We stayed here for one night. I even skipped my surfing lesson the next day to get out of this place. It isn't the worst place I have ever stayed, it's got a great view right on the beach and a decent pool. It smelled, I think calling it musty is being generous. However, for what they are charging for...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: £42 - £77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Room on the ocean”
H97lacasse, 19 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Didn't stay, but it looked a bit rustic.”
sfwayne2014, 11 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Ask for room in new annex away from the noise”
HalBoston, 24 Nov 2013 | Read review
“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.”
evas465, 1 Mar 2013 | Read review
“avoid this place.”
TM157, 3 Jul 2012 | Read review
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