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Hostal Casa Areka

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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Great place to meet backpackers and socialize :) Basic accommodation (bunk beds) which make noise with every move so that was a drawback, but otherwise well-equipped kitchen with necessary stuff for pancakes in the morning, enough showers, very amicable hosts, billiards-TV-books-music-chill zone, small pool with outdoors tables and chairs, huge 24/7 supermarket just 2 minutes away, shuttles to/from Tocumen airport...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Can recommend this hostel highly. We got an overnight bus and arrived very early and they accommodated us at 4.30am which was awesome. Very comfy beds with great air con! Location is good... Next to a 24hr supermarket and 10 min walk from the shopping malls. Staff very friendly and helpful, kitchen can sometimes can get a bit busy but...

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Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Slipped a disc in my back during my stay here. The staff were great; Kind snd caring and helping out when I couldn't carry bags or do my washing. They arranged my taxi to airport and explained to taxi man who then helped me at the airport - Much appreciated indeed!

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1Thank Hannah W
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 11 May 2016

It is just ok....Very bad WiFi, the worst I have experienced on my trip!! It worked only like 30% of the time and very slow! It was Very Expensive like everything else in Panama! Excellent location! with a 24 hrs. Supermarket and ATM's very close. The room had 8 beds which left no room for lockers or to move around....It...

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Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We paid 45 dollar per night for a private room. Very loud music almost every night (we stayed 4 nights). It looked like people are living here, we felt that we were in their personal space all the time. In day time there is always someone laying or sleeping on the couch, some are staff and some not (but living...

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1Thank Marcelle v
Bentley, Canada
Reviewed 13 April 2016

This hostel has fantastic amenities, good chill out areas, computer and great kitchen. Good price and decent rooms. The staff are amazing though! Especially Alejandro, he´s the dude, the man, the bee´s knees, the cat´s meow, the knockout, a seriously helpful dude. Can´t say enough good stuff!

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Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 4 nights, and it was one of my best hostel experiences so far. Just across the street is one of the best supermarkets. One of the rooms have hot water, and it's clean and nice both in the rooms, kitchen and bathrooms. They do laundry for 5 dollar, and the staff is really helpful. Not everybody...

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Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 22 March 2016

This hostal is located in a nice area and really close to a supermarket (open 24/7). The staff is really friendly and helped me with tools for my GoPro and how to make the best panncakes for breakfast (the breakfast is free btw). A nice outside area with a pool and a pooltable. The kitchen is ok and the dorm...

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Bologna, Italy
Reviewed 1 March 2016

It is a nice hostel, in a commercial area, just in front a big supermarket open 24 h. They organize trips to the San Blas island, professionaly. The rooms are big, quite claean, and fresh with fans or air con. The staff is very friendly, helpfull and easy going. There is a pool, and a kitchen for the guests.

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Ålesund/Oslo
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the hostal for two nights in the girls dorm. We only shared a bathroom with the girls in our room, which was great. The place is clean, good location and free breakfast. There's a small backyard which is great for socializing with the other guests.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in one of the most luxurious and central sectors of the city, we offer the finest facilities at an extraordinary price.If you would like to experience Panamain the most practical, modern andconvenient way, don't forget thatCasa Areka is your home in the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Casa Areka

Address: Calle 55 y Tomas Duque | Paitilla, Panama City 0834, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $20 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Casa Areka 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“The room close to the social zone may be really noise-affected at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 530yuliak, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I booked a private double room, they are big, quite with air con”
 of 5 bubbles miriaa2015, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“upstairs more quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 826damianp, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the room by the front door if you want the quieter rooms”
 of 5 bubbles KnutMarius, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Dorms are GREAT if you want to meet people and are Traveling Solo. Everyone was really nice and it was a great stay. The Private on the first floor was good sized and close to the bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 488rb, 4 Apr 2015 | Read review
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