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The Riviera Hostel

Calle 70, No. 76 | San Francisco, Panama City 0823, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

The glowing reviews of this place must have been put in by the owner's friends. The location is nice, but here are just some of the problems: - No hot water in the guest bathrooms, never has been, the website says it has hot water but is referring to the owner's part of the house. -No screens on the windows,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

Felt instantly at home Jessica v friendly. & helpful Aircon - tick! Kitchen excellent Living room and garden very comfortable Bed comfortable Wifi very quick Our room next to kitchen was not an issue. We weren't kept awake or woken early Breakfast basic, fruit, toast, coffee. We supplanted it by buying cereal. Others cooked eggs Location good for large shopping... More 

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Paderborn, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed twice at the The Riviera Hostel while visting beautiful Panama. We really liked the family atmosphere and the great host Jessica. She was very helpful and answered all our questions - and we had a lot of them! She really goes out of her way to make her guests a pleasant stay. Especially, she helped... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

The Riviera is an excellent hostel. Set in a quiet and safe residential area, close to a major shopping centre with a big supermarket and only a short bus or taxi ride into the city centre. The rooms are comfortable with a/c and private bathrooms, The communal sitting room is spacious and cool and the large kitchen well equipped -very... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Good hostel. Close to a major mall. You can also catch the tour bus to tour the city for 30$. Owner is extremely nice. Decent breakfast. Was quiet and clean. What more can you ask for! They will also provide you shuttle to and from the airport. 25$ each way.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

I booked a Double room , private, 3 weeks ahead of time and arrived at 2:30 p.m. I was surprised to be told the private double room I had booked was not ready to move in as bagage of previous renter was still in. I was offered to stay for an hour or so in a shared unoccupied room until... More 

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