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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“pool table”(7 reviews)
“restaurant bar”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
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All reviewspool tablegreat atmosphererestaurant barbed dormlocated beautifullya great place to spendstayed nights at this hostelcool barplay poolhot waterbeautiful beachyoung peoplebeautiful placefresh fruitseveral daysrooms are niceall kinds
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff and guests are very friendly and create an excellent environment for all wishing to enjoy one of the best beaches in Panama. The location is fantastic and the surf is good for all levels. Rooms are clean and accommodating.

Thank Luke L
Response from Victor G, Public Relations Manager at Selina Playa VenaoResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much Luke L! "The staff and guests are very friendly" this is the perfect and favorite mix of Selina and we are happy to know that you enjoy it so much, we hope we will see you back anytime soon rock star!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Surfing is great and it’s easy to rent boards. Many other activities like volleyball, pool, and yoga to keep you busy during the day. Fantastic beach front location and comfortable, clean living quarters.

Thank hawkinsheitmann
Response from Victor G, Public Relations Manager at Selina Playa VenaoResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much Hawkin! Yeah Playa Venao is the perfect spot for surfing we are glad you like it!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really chilled hostel directly on the beach! Very friendly, open and helpful stuff :) the breakfast is great and we loved the smoothies and salads for a fair price! We can defenitly recommend this place and would love to come back one day

Thank Antonella S
Response from Victor G, Public Relations Manager at Selina Playa VenaoResponded 2 weeks ago

We would love you to be back too! We constantly work hard to create the vibe for all of you, its really rewarding for us to read about your experience and we cannot wait to have you back here in Playa Venao. <3

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It took 6 hours to get here from Panama city but it was worth it especially if your are an experienced surfer. Good shower. Kitchen. Prices for beer a bit high should have longer than one hour happy hour. Only real complaint is when the...More

Thank CancunBeachHostel
Response from Victor G, Public Relations Manager at Selina Playa VenaoResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your comment it really help us improve! We have a system for identifying food in the kitchen also we have cameras, we are sorry if you had to go thru this. We will give follow up!. Thanks also for the amazing comment about...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the bar and the music. Staff were really helpful. Love ilan best bartender! If you want to surf this is the place to go ! Nice private rooms with amazing view, you can never get bored as they got all the activities you need...More

Thank MikeP2306
Response from Victor G, Public Relations Manager at Selina Playa VenaoResponded 4 weeks ago

"you can never get bored as they got all the activities you need in that small area, this is a place to go for sure !" AMAZING! We are super happy to hear that you enjoyed the vibe and the activities our mission is create...More

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$29 - US$69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$29 - US$69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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cpulver
12 March 2016|
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Response from Mercedes024 |
Hello Cpulver, this is my first time traveling to Playa Venao, call the hotel and they will be able to assist you. I know you can take a bus to Las Tablas and second bus to the hotel. Read the hotel instruction how to get... More
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"Dorms are loud, dirty and poor value for money"
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"If bunking in dorms, go with the lessbed options as they are much cleaner & spacious"
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"Hammock area is available for the backpacker on a budget"
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"You share rooms with other travelers so pick a lower bunk if possible."
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