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Review of Wyndham Playa Corona

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Wyndham Playa Corona
Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Playa Coronado
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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“Stumbled onto this gem by accident.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2013

My wife and I had been spending the month of January '13 in Panama City. We decided to drive to Boquete to spend a few days and on the way, about 90 minutes into the trip, around Playa Corona, we saw a sign advertising this property. So we pulled off the Panamerican Highway and drove roughly a half mile into the beach and found this hotel. It was very quiet. We parked and went inside, looked around and talked to a few people. The place is located on a really and truly private beach in a neighborhood of upscale single family homes along the beach. The hotel is still smelling like a new car and spanking clean. We liked what we saw. Based on this impression we booked the hotel for a stopover on the way back to PC after our visit to Boquete, Volcán and area. We arrive on a Friday prior to a holiday weekend.....and found a small but lively group arriving. We off loaded our own bags......the check in was slow but extremely courteous and helpful.......we were assigned to a choice suite on the 12th floor with great views of the beaches (virtually deserted except for diving birds).....we were on an all-inclusive rate so dinner, breakfast and lunch the next day were included in the rate. The suite was a delight.....spacious, spotless and on a hot January day, the A/C cooled the room to nice temperatures within an hour. The food in the restaurant was not remarkable, but ample and OK. As far as I can tell, no English is spoken in this hotel.......so the English only and unadventurous traveler might not thrive here......but they really try to take care of you. I believe if anglos start to find this place they'll seek out English speakers for the staff.....up 'til, apparently mostly Latinos come here. The English speaking traveler should give this a try.
Most of the staff live nearby and they seem to love their jobs and are anxious to please. It's a small town atmosphere. They have small convention space here.......you can look on their website ibizachic.com (Playa Corona) and get a good (and accurate) idea of what the hotel really looks like. This is a great stop for families with young children......the beach is safe, clean and very private....and the facility is child friendly. It's a little tricky to find but just remember "Playa Corona". For a quiet weekend or a beach-time weekend, this is a fine place. Prices are reasonable and it's an easy drive from Panama City......very quiet.

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
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Additional Information about Wyndham Playa Corona

Property: Wyndham Playa Corona
Address: Km 100 on the Panamerican Highway | Playa Corona, Playa Coronado, Panama (Formerly Ibiza Chic Hotel)
Region: Panama > Cocle Province > Playa Coronado
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Playa Coronado
Hotel Class:3 star — Wyndham Playa Corona 3*
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