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Hostal Hansi

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sfaulkner24
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

My friend and I shared a private room w/ a private bathroom for $35/night- a great value compared to all the other places on the island! This hostel was extremely clean, very well kept and the staff was very friendly. It's in a perfectly centralized location, you are literally less than a minute walk to the water taxi, main plaza... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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130 reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2014

For $15 I got a secure room and bathroom, hot water and WIFI. $15! Considering that Bocas is dangerous and dirty, its nice to have a secure place. The couple that run this place are all business! At check in, they give you the drill about not bringing in guests and no parties and all that stuff. It was reassuring,... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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78 reviews
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Reviewed 8 March 2014

We spend 3 nights, double private room at Hostel Hansi. It was very clean, they changed towels everyday, everything worked well and shower was clean and had hot water. It felt like we were in 3 strar hotel not in a hostel. Would I go again? YES!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 22 February 2014

The room was ok but not more than that. Our room was probably the worst in the hostel as it was the only one left when we arrived. No hot water (which was promised up front), the view from the room was not great and staff was not the most friendly we came across in Panama. I would not particularly... More 

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Phoenix
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Reviewed 14 February 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for a week and would have stayed longer if possible. We had a private room with a very clean bathroom inside. The water vacillates from hot to cool, but that was fine for us. We found all the staff to be really kind and helpful. We especially liked the kitchen and that each room has designated space... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 25 January 2014 via mobile

I have a huge complain about this place. Yeah its clean and everything is all so german (i am german also) but the way how they treat customers and workers is way beyond human! My friend is living in this place since already five weeks cause her boyfriend is surfing. She got really sick and is not allowed to leave... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 15 January 2014 via mobile

We searched long in boca town for a hostel which is nice and clean and also not so expensive. This fitted perfect! Very clean rooms with private bathrooms in the City center but it wasn't very loud. The kitchen is well prepared so that you can provide yourself meals. Just, the lady there was really unpolite even for German standards!!... More 

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2014

I was traveling over Christmas with my family (brother, father, sister, her husband, and their two children). We made the mistake of not booking a place ahead of time in Bocas del Toro. So when we got off the boat, I went around looking for a place to stay. I made it to Hostal Hansi and talked to the lady,... More 

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Lyon, France
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2013

I stayed 3 nithts in Hansi Hostal in a single room w/bath. The room was not large, but well decorated with a good bed, sufficient light, a table and chair, and place to hang or put clothes. There also was a fan, and a safety box with a locker. Bathroom also was ok and well orgnised. The shared places were... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2013

Stayed at this hostel when we turned up to bocas without a reservation. my friend and I stayed in a double suit which was pretty decently priced with an ensuite, tv and balcony. the bed was very comfortable and teh shower was clean with towels provided. the owner had cute cats around the area. it was really nice to stay... More 

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Address: Ave. D & 2nd. Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Number of rooms: 26
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“Rooms on the right side of the building get the hot morning sun. This could wake you early, but at last you don't get the hot afternoon sun”
 of 5 bubbles Barnesy4, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Second floor warmer but nice views”
 of 5 bubbles Q4320FZrichardh, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Try to get something not directly on the street as it may be a bit loud for some.”
 of 5 bubbles 786stevenk, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor room could have easily been broken into - I would stay upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Adventureglo61, 25 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Do not support this place...you could be next!”
 of 5 bubbles L0veT0TravelG, 20 Oct 2014 | Read review
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