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Hostel Villa Vento Surf

Calle 47, Casa 7, Panama City 1111, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Villa Vento was a lovely, clean and well maintained hostel. nicely located in the center of Panama city. The rooms were excellent and the staff, in particular Irene was a lovely and helpful member of staff. 100% recommend.

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I'm a frequent client from this hostel in Panama City, but now they open a Paradise Hostel just in front of the best wave to surf in Panama, Morrillo. Can't wait to return for this place, good for surfers of all ages that are not finding luxury accommodation if not a cheap please to stay, 5 seconds walking distance to... More

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Amherst, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

Love this place. Can't wait to return. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Great location with a pool and a super chill common area. Probably the best bed I've slept on all trip. This place rocks!!!! Also check out Hostel Villa Vento Surf Morrillo. Same perks as the city hostel, but you get the rustic feel of old Panama

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Right in the heart of downtown, short walks to restaurants, shops, and the main street to catch a taxi. Hostel itself had a good vibe, friendly stuff, nice people, clean rooms, definitely a place to come back to.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Priced reasonably, equipped with a swimming pool and nice back yard to relax in. Beer and water is priced right. The neighborhood is safe, and walking around, even late at night is just fine. We walked to and from Casco Viejo many times late at night and there are always lots of people out and about and it's actually a... More

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Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The only nice things about the hostel are the friendly staff and that you can sit outside at a pool in the evening. But this place is not clean (I would have never jump in the pool) and I didn't feel safe as you could not even lock the room door which I desperately wanted as I didn't feel comfortable... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

Is located in one of the beauty places in Panama, with great waves. The hostal is super good, nice vibe, clean, nice people , u definitely most go there if u are in Panama!!!! 100% recommended and amazing waves!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Cool hostel, very relaxing with a friendly welcoming vibe. Very good communication before arriving, a taxi was organised to pick me up from the airport. I felt very safe in the area and would highly recommend it! Also if you get a chance head to Morrillo Beach, they have another hostel down there that is located in a pretty special... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

My husband and I stayed here in a dorm for a number of nights before and after heading to the San Blas Islands. The staff are amazingly helpful, the breakfast and coffee is fantastic, the place is always very clean. The area that it is situated is very safe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Good luck finding another spot that offers you a swimming pool and 1 dollar-beers. The staff is very helpful with everything from transportation to day trips. Decent beds, some rooms tend to get a bit hot during the night. Sturdy lockers, clean showers.. I highly recommend this place if you're staying a couple of days in Panama City.

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Address: Calle 47, Casa 7, Panama City 1111, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
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Welcome to Hostel Villa Vento Surf! A great place to meet other travellers. Our hostel is located in the beautiful and safe neighborhood of Marbella. We have a swimming pool in our garden, a great lounge where you can watch TV (new 50 plasma), listen to music, drink a beer. and just relax! Also we organize fun activities during the week. We offer the perfect balance between a fun and a relaxed atmosphere. The rooms are separated from the social areas for those who want an early night. We want you to feel like a traveller here, and not a tourist. You can come at any time (24 hours reception) and if the rooms are not ready yet, you can relax in the social areas. Last but not least, we arrange trips to San Blas and sailing trips to Cartagena! ... more   less 
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