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Aqua Lounge Bar & Hostel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

To begin with, the place is quite accessible, we didn't have to wait long to move, because there are always boats available, and just for a dollar. We had booked the triple room but in the end we got the quadruple, which was better because we had an extra bed; the fans worked well, there were shelves to place our...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Security guard was unnecessarily rough with me. I was looking for a lost phone in an "off limits" area, explained this to the guard in Spanish, and he still had he nerve to grab me and shove me into the hallway. Completely unnacceptable. Tell your staff to keep their hands off the female customers.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome place and concept. It's a hostel built on stilts in the water. There are fish swimming under the floorboards in your room. Cut out pools, trampoline, swings, dive platforms - what more can a juvenile mind ask for. It's not as raucous as Selina across the water so easy to get sleep and fun during the day....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel was great. Staff were amazing, food was fantastic, breakfast (included) was great especially how it 'ends' at 10 but they're lenient on it after big nights. If you want to party then come here for sure. Our private room was just so hot to sleep in though, had no windows and only a fan that blew the same...

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Thank Michael W
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Aqua lounge is a great hostel. Built on water it's super fun. An adult play ground of sorts. Jjs food is also awesome! Party vibe is great! Bathrooms are filthy and there are not enough for the amount of rooms and beds. Def worth a visit!!!

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Thank Meg W
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My friend and I have been travelling for a long time now, so we have seen our fare share of hostels, this is one of the best we've stayed at. The place has amazing vibes, we felt so welcomed at all times, since check in 'till check out this was an amazing experience. The place itself is wooden rustic, it...

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Thank Flor A
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We stayed in Aqua for 10 days, such an amazing hostel. The staff really makes your stay better. If you are looking for a cool vibe spot you should really come here. Is a typical caribbean style spot, there are a couple natural pools, slackline, dive tower and trampoline, so basically is an adults playground! The party around here is...

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Thank Gabriel E
Byron Bay, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

After driving from California to Bocas Del Toro we have seen our fair share of hostels and accommodation. This is hands down the worst place we have ever stayed in. Our room was situated under a set of stairs with no window to outside just a window to another common room (people running up and down the stairs all day...

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Thank Brodence
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Aqua lounge is a blast!! I didn't stay here as a guest but I'm sure it's fun. They play the best music and I cannot tell you how much fun jumping into the water is!! There is a bar, large dance floor, a relaxing area with chairs, and of course the open area for the water. Forget your hair and...

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Thank apeseliz
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We've been traveling around Central America for a few months now and this has been one of our favorite hostels. It's a really friendly communal vibe, easy to meet other travelers. The common space is amazing and includes a place to swim with a trampoline and rope swing. The food is quite good and the staff was amazing and so...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The only entirely over the water hostel in Bocas del Toro. Just 1 minute boat ride away from Bocas town, lies in wait the best time in Bocas. Walking distance from the beach and 3 surf spots. Comfy dorms, 5,4,3 and 2 person private rooms and hammocks to chill ....starting at 12 dollars a night, including free breakfast, free wifi, towel and snorkel rental, onsite laundry and in dorm lockers. We offer safe swimming areas, sea swings, ocean trampoline, tarzan swing, dive tower, sundeck, lounge chairs, hammocks, beer pong tables, indo boards, tour arrangements (fishing, spearfishing, beach, surfing, day trips, etc.), sister surf school, delicious restaurant, tasty cheap beverages, happy hour all day for guests and a staff that loves their life is just the beginning. So come and enjoy Bocas del Toro in the best way possible, in a happy place for happy people. AQUA LOUNGE.... Paradises Playground. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aqua Lounge Bar & Hostel

Address: Isla Carenero, Carenero Island, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Carenero Island
Price Range: $17 - $18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Aqua Lounge Bar Hotel Bocas Del Toro Province
Aqua Lounge Bar And Hostel
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“A private room is awesome, go on the swings!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Taelorprado, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“as of now JJ is off Mondays”
 of 5 bubbles 522jj, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Go for a bed that's reached by a fan”
 of 5 bubbles StreeterA, 22 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Not in aqua lounge...”
 of 5 bubbles melaniem501, 25 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Get earplugs if you wanna have good sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles amiip2013, 27 Apr 2015 | Read review
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