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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Nice place on a budget. Very clean and if you are orchids and plants lover you go to sleep and wake up surrounded beautiful spot of the native ones in this nice place in Panama. Also they can sell you some of the plants then you can have a little piece of the nature in here. Is near everything and...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

The owner was friendly and made us feel welcome. The gardens are really nice full of different orchids and you can just sit and relax seeing so many different birds here. The room was ok, we paid $25 for a double room. The room was ok like I said , nothing special but prices can be high in El Valle...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 November 2014

The Orchid Hostel costs a bit less than the Windmill, and is great value. We didn't actually stay here (we paid a bit more and stayed at the Windmill), but we had a good look at it while looking for a different hostel to stay at, and I think if you're on a tight budget, the Orchid is the best...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 25 June 2014 via mobile

I stayed here around four nights and had a pleasant stay. El valle del anton is small so you can walk everywhere. There were just two other people staying in the hostel at the same time as me (both solo travellers) so we hung out together for the day and went to the hot springs. Like the review below says,...

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Reviewed 23 June 2014

I was at the hostel the same day as the previous reviewer and helped her with check in since she did not speak any Spanish. It was pouring rain, she was offered and accepted the only private double room with bath which costs $25. She was offered tea as well and seemed to be fine with the accommodation. The rooms...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 9 June 2014

I dont know where those positive comments come from but my stay was certainly different! My room (private) was incredible dirty: dead animals everywhere, towel was full of dead ants and my pillows had no sheets. There were sweat, coffee stains on it and I had to ask for a change. The common kitchen was the most disgusting thing: old...

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1Thank Sarah L
Portland, Maine
Reviewed 22 March 2014

We traveled to El Valle and needed a place to stay and found the Hostel Orchid in our Lonely Planet book. It's a great hostel that is quiet and very comfortable. They have wi-fi, hot showers, and you can even visit the Orchid Garden for free when you stay there. It's about a 5-10 minute walk from downtown El Valle...

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Reviewed 24 August 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and thought it was a cute but very quiet place to visit. The gardens surrounding the hostel are very pretty but it's a very new set up so things are still being established. The volunteer there tried her best to help us with what there is to do, but unfort had not been there...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 13 August 2013

this is probably the best hostal in El Valle. It is part of the orchid center, so it is a beautiful place to stay with a nice garden, clean kitchen and a big dorm for six people (it also has private rooms). The price is good and the people are really friendly.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 2 August 2013

I arrived in El Valle with no plan. I decided to walk around until I found something interesting and came across Hostel Orchidea. The rooms were a little expensive, but they let me pitch my hammock in the orchid garden for $5! In the orchid garden! How cool! The staff were all very friendly and accommodating, but my lack of...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Opened in September 2011, Hostel Orchid is the first genuine backpacker's hostel in El Valle de Anton! Conveniently located at the heart of town, Hostel Orchid offers 3 bunk beds with comfortable mattresses, hot shower, free use of Wi-Fi, a free visit of the orchid conservation center APROVACA and much more. ... more   less 

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Address: Main Street next to ANAM office, El Valle de Anton 00000, Panama
Region: Panama > Cocle Province > El Valle de Anton
Price Range: $17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
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