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Calipso Hostel

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
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Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
2.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewspancakesthe kitchenoverlooking the main streetwould highly recommend staying herelack of hot waternice balconyfree pancakesuper niceenjoyed my staystayed daysbreakfast includedrooms are bigwould stay againprivate bathroomisla colonhostellockers
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Reviewed 17 January 2011

I stayed at Calipso for 4 nights in a 6 bed dorm with our own bathroom. First we were very happy to see the bathroom which really is quite nice but during our whole stay it was never cleaned and was very dirty by the...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2010

I had a great stay there last summer. To my horror though I left my wedding ring in the safety deposite box in my room and didn't realize it till I had gotten home to the states. (Yes I know I'm an idiot) I quickly...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2010

I actually did not stay here but I wanted to share my incredible experience I had with Marta, owner of the Calipso. I lost my passport one a typical liberating night dancing out in Bocas only to notice this crisis at 4 AM as I...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2010

I have seen A LOT of hostels in my time but it is rare to see a hostel with REALLY nice and CLEAN tiled bathrooms. This hostel is located directly in the middle of the action of Bocas del Toro. Marta, the owner, is from...More

Thank MrWooHoo
Reviewed 23 April 2010

I had the unfortunate experience of going to the hospital while I was staying in Bocas, but the next morning after waking up the workers were all curious what happened and were very concerned if I was okay. The woman who works the desk (I...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$13 - US$14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$13 - US$14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Bunks are very tall. Aim for a low bed"
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"Only stay if you don't want to sleep"
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"private rooms"
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"Pick the rooms upstairs."
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