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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 24 May 2013

The glowing reviews of this place must have been put in by the owner's friends. The location is nice, but here are just some of the problems: - No hot water in the guest bathrooms, never has been, the website says it has hot water but is referring to the owner's part of the house. -No screens on the windows,...

3Thank surfkat2011
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2013 via mobile

Felt instantly at home Jessica v friendly. & helpful Aircon - tick! Kitchen excellent Living room and garden very comfortable Bed comfortable Wifi very quick Our room next to kitchen was not an issue. We weren't kept awake or woken early Breakfast basic, fruit, toast, coffee. We supplanted it by buying cereal. Others cooked eggs Location good for large shopping...

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Paderborn, Germany
Reviewed 9 May 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed twice at the The Riviera Hostel while visting beautiful Panama. We really liked the family atmosphere and the great host Jessica. She was very helpful and answered all our questions - and we had a lot of them! She really goes out of her way to make her guests a pleasant stay. Especially, she helped...

Thank Christian R
Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2013

The Riviera is an excellent hostel. Set in a quiet and safe residential area, close to a major shopping centre with a big supermarket and only a short bus or taxi ride into the city centre. The rooms are comfortable with a/c and private bathrooms, The communal sitting room is spacious and cool and the large kitchen well equipped -very...

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 22 September 2012

Good hostel. Close to a major mall. You can also catch the tour bus to tour the city for 30$. Owner is extremely nice. Decent breakfast. Was quiet and clean. What more can you ask for! They will also provide you shuttle to and from the airport. 25$ each way.

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 7 April 2012

I booked a Double room , private, 3 weeks ahead of time and arrived at 2:30 p.m. I was surprised to be told the private double room I had booked was not ready to move in as bagage of previous renter was still in. I was offered to stay for an hour or so in a shared unoccupied room until...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We warmly welcome you to enjoy our Hostel facilities where you will be treated by a high qualified personnel and willing to make out of your visit to Panama, the most comfortable one.We provide support as advisors on suggesting different activities and attractions while you stay in or country either for vacations, business or pleasure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Riviera Hostel

Address: Calle 70, No. 76 | San Francisco, Panama City 0823, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $26 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Riviera Hostel Panama/Panama City
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“Do NOT stay here, it is a total rip off”
 of 5 bubbles surfkat2011, 24 May 2013 | Read review
“This is a Hostel on a quiet residential street . Try not to sleep when people are using the lunch room.”
  • room door opens on lunch room
 of 5 bubbles vnazaire, 6 Apr 2012 | Read review
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