Hotel Overview

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Couples, friends, and families can experience Unlimited-Luxury® with all vacation essentials included in beautiful Panama at the elegant Dreams Playa Bonita Panama. 

With entertainment for guests of all ages, there is something for everyone at this incredible resort. During the day, there are a wide variety of daily activities including non-motorized watersports, water aerobics, beach volleyball, and more. Guests are invited to swim in the blue Pacific waters of the gorgeous Playa Bonita beach, or lounge aside any of the three pools including the large infinity pool, children's pool, or adults only pool. Parents can relax at the Dreams Spa by Pevonia® while their kids hang out at the Explorer's Club for kids or the Core Zone for teens, which offer supervised entertainment. 

Enjoy limitless access to gourmet dining at three unique restaurants, without reservations required, at Dreams Playa Bonita Panama. After dinner, guests can enjoy a cocktail at any of the four bars before partaking in live nightly entertainment available twice a week. 

Each of the 310 guestrooms include a spacious bathroom with a double vanity and separate shower and a private balcony with beautiful views. Amenities include a mini bar restocked every two days, daily maid service, and more. Complimentary WiFi is available throughout the resort. For those seeking an enhanced vacation experience, the Preferred Club offers upgraded amenities, personalized check-in and check-out, access to the Preferred Club Lounge, access to Bordeaux restaurant, and more. Those who stay in a Delight room can enjoy limitless access to the resort's four bars, complimentary WiFi, mini-bar, and other exquisite amenities.

 

Location

Playa Bonita
Panama Airport : 26 miles

Property Information

Room: 301

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Hotel Advisories

Advisory Student Groups (Spring Breakers) are not permitted at Hotel. A student group consist of those that travel without parent supervision or a responsible adult in each room. This could refer to but not limited to high school students or college students booking multiple rooms. The hotel reserves the right to deny lodging to any reservations of this type.
Advisory The shuttle service is removed from the resort to Albrook Mall and Casco Antiguo.
Advisory Repairs to the infinity pool have begun, with an expected completion date of Wednesday, September 28, 2022. During this time, three other pools on property will remain open for guests, while the infinity pool will close for the duration of the project. In order to provide the Unlimited-Luxury® signature concept guests have come to know and expect, the area will be covered, and guest disruption will be minimal.

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy - Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds. 

Convention Policy - Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy - This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

Transfer Policy - A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information - Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price.  Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.  Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

This property is completely smoke-free in all rooms and all public areas.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

3.5 2813 reviews
  • 2.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Questionable

    Food options were ok....buffet and Oceana were better options than portofino and bordeaux. Entertainment was next to none and the disco is so musty, alot of the staff was unwelcoming...there seems to be more timeshare selling workers than regular staff. Rooms were clean but moldy smelling and the whole lobby smells of citronella to keep the insects away. Iguanas, Raccoons and Sloths on property if you're interested in a wildlife experience. Pool was ok but needs renovating...whole hotel could do with an overhaul tbh. The beach is not that great

    May 29, 2024
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Good value for the price

    We read the review's before we left goad and bad. The resort was slightly dated but fine. The property was clean and safe. the food was above average. The drinks were no name liquors and only 1 variety of beer. The tide change was significant but you could swim any time. it was nice to watch the boats queuing up to enter the canal. The resort is 25 minutes from the nearest food /shopping area. If you are yous to 5* resort this is not the place. But we had a great stay and the package we had was an outstanding value.

    May 28, 2024
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Okay but could be much better

    This property is older and could use updates and renovations to be comparable with other resorts that have the Dreams name. The staff was very friendly. However, there were times I could not access what I needed (such as room service - no one ever answered). Food was only so-so. The food at the buffets was often only lukewarm, not hot. The pool area was nice and uncrowded so it was easy to get beach chairs and lounge in and around the pool.

    May 27, 2024
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Couples retreat

    Nice place would rate 3.5 overall. The staff was very friendly and eager to make us feel comfortable. This is not a 5 star resort so as long as you go in knowing that you will have a blast. Food was good and plenty of options. Pool was older and in need of maintenance and repair but still nice. The outside pool bar was extremely slow and took along time to get a drink. The beach is not on the Caribbean side so wouldn’t recommend swimming as it is really rocky. Overall the it was an enjoyable time.

    May 27, 2024
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Honeymoon

    I Love the view of the Ships on the canal, bring mosquito spray, and would have enjoyed more variety on the menu options! Room service was a great alternative. Great staff with friendly faces especially Luz, Milagros, Ruben, Eric, and Marcos.

    May 22, 2024

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