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Reviewed 17 January 2013

We had a private bedroom which was very comfortable. There was air conditioning which I don't believe was in the dorm rooms. It was more expensive for a room than anywhere in South America but I don't have anywhere else in Panama to compare it to. However we had to share a bathroom with the other guests. There were 2...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 7 January 2013

The whole Hostel is very dirty and in general not maintained well. We had an private room and the carpet, bed, fridge were very dirty. The promised warm shower didn't work and the offered towels had an acid smell of an old water tank. The hostel claims to offer a 24h checkin, which is not the case. Nor do they...

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Evanston, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 5 January 2013

Don't book Panama by Luis - He gave away our private room, even though we booked a room and he replied to our a confirmation email. We assume that normally reservations are processed more smoothly at Luis. However Luis tried to blame us for his mistake. After having stayed at more than 20 hostels in Central America alone, this is...

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1Thank Joppe B
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 15 November 2012

First of all, I want to say thank you to everyone there! My Boyfriend and I stayed here about a week in a private room with awesome A/C and a shared bathroom (who even cares about a private bathroom, you spend all of 5min in there a day anyways). I arrived in panama city really sick... to be honest I...

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Reviewed 24 September 2012 via mobile

Thank you for being so quick to reply to ALL my emails. It was the first time I ever traveled outside the U.S. and I was traveling on my own. Plus I knew VERY little Spanish. I suggest you defiantly speak Spanish if you head to Panamá but don't let it stop you if you don't. I did manage with...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 16 July 2012

I booked a single room with bathroom but what I get was a single room with shared bathroom....but both room and bathroom were clean and nice. The staff is helpful and friendly and the hostel is located in a very safe area, never feel uncomfortable.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 25 June 2012

I had my first hostel experience here and was pleased and releaved. I was unsure of what to expect from a hostel but I got here I was happy to see that the place was clean, and the staff was very friendly and helpful. I was in a dorm with a bathroom attached. There were lockers, big enough to secure...

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san francisco
Reviewed 9 June 2012

I only stayed one night due to travel reasons, but I had an agreeable enough time at the hostel. The staff were very helpful & friendly (especially Luis--very accommodating), and it has a good location. The conditions are ok (not to mention one bathroom for like 14 people), but then again, for the price, I'd say overall it was a...

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Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 June 2012

I would rate this place between poor and average... it's somewhere in between. I will start with the good things... The staff was quite friendly, the maid did a good job cleaning. The hostel was overbooked with a group of outrageously rude and messy guests, the outside area was completely trashed from them partying all night, but the maid had...

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1Thank Brian B
Castillos, Uruguay
Reviewed 3 June 2012

This very efficiently run hostal is situated in a safe area and conviniently near all nessesities.

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Address: Coco del Mar, Panama City, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Number of rooms: 13
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“I was in room number 1. I would recommend that room if you want a private room. I really liked it and would stay in that room again!”
 of 5 bubbles 778bridgettes, 2 Oct 2014 | Read review
“The single rooms aren't that expensive, considering, and they're dramatically better than the multi-bed rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles MusikAnimal, 19 Feb 2013 | Read review
“The dorm upstairs at the back of the courtyard is ok, and much better than the other ones.”
 of 5 bubbles makapon, 18 Jan 2012 | Read review
“If you are a couple and have to opt for the dorms, there is a dorm with a little side room with 2 beds in for a little bit more privacy. The private room is nice, clean and has a TV although the bathroom is shared with the downstairs dorm.”
 of 5 bubbles RachelD951, 7 Jan 2012 | Read review
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