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Casa Cangrejo

Calle 4aB, El Cangrejo | Building #57 (near Einstein Head), Panama City, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This is not so much a traditional hostel as rooms in an apartment building which are rented to travelers. Pluses: Rooms & common area cheerful & clean. AC works well. Hot water plentiful. Minuses: No sign on the building or on the doorbell, which can be confusing. No front desk staff to help with cabs, etc. Wifi signal so weak... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Taxi drivers will not find this hostel/apartment complex unless you tell them it is just up the road on the right past Einstein’s Head in the El Cangrejo neighbourhood, building number 57. The head in question is exactly that –a large sculpture of Albert Einstein’s head, in white, sitting on the lawn in the middle of the boulevard. The hostel... More 

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PManagerCasaCangrejo, Manager at Casa Cangrejo, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review Don. Following your report we are considering to install a dedicated reserve water tank to provide uninterrupted water to our valuable guests. We hope to have it installed within the next few weeks. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

I stayed 2 month in Casa Cangrejo September to November the cool breeze and topical rains are second only to the warm gracious hospitality of Dina (the property manager) and her staff. Casa Cangrejo is centrally located short walks from grocery stores, Super Markets, Casinos, and a variety of Restaurants. If you don't need on call room service or a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

A very nice and clean place with a wonderful opportunity to meet interesting people in a shared kitchen. Gorgeous Dina is very helpful, she even took us for a ride to show the evening Panama. Safe location.

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