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Bajo Boquete, Boquete 507, Panama
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Hostal Gaia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We planned to stay here for 3 Nights but finally stayed for 4 Night, just because of the Hostel and the nice people we met there. The kitchen is really really good and we enjoyed to prepare our own dishes in a clean kitchen with the best frying pan we saw on our travel in central america ;-)

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Granada Department, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hostal Gaia in Boquete is definitely one of the best places in town. The beds are very comfortable, the hot shower really has a lot of pressure and the staff is really trying to help you whenever they can. But the best feature is the living room with the very comfortable couches, which is just like a casual living room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of living in Hostal Gaia for a month while I was attending Spanish classes in Boquete. It is by far the cleanest, most well-kept, homey hostel I've ever stayed in. The owner is a fantastically kind woman and the other two women who work here are also incredibly nice an helpful. They've recently changed locations and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The new location of the hostel is close to the city center, but quiet and at the riverside. The interior is new, modern and very clean. The staff is very helpful and friendly, so we felt very welcome. You will find a perfect equipped kitchen with coffee for free, a nice living room with a library, a terrace and cozy... More 

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Nagoya, Japan
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23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This hostel has been relocated since the beginning of August: no longer behind Suger & Spice, but behind the local school in downtown Boquete. Everything is new and clean at this new location with good WiFi and fully-equipped kitchen. It also has a seemingly nice backyard (under construction when I was there) with a tranquil river running nearby. Although, I... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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30 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Hostal Gaia is a beautiful hostel with small dormitory rooms, a great communal kitchen and good wi fi. The people that stayed there when we were there were interesting and friendly. It's a relaxing place and quiet environment where people socialize around the dining table but doesn't break into a party scene. They have affordable laundry services and great tips... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The professional and personable staff (Hilda, Olivia, Diana) is just one of the factors that make Hostal Gaia my favorite place to stay in Boquete. I spent three weeks in Boquete, tried other properties, and feel that Gaia is a great value, draws mature and respectful travelers (for the most part), and offers a well-equipped, shared kitchen and comfortable common... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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75 hotel reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

There isnt a better hostal in Boquete for the $$$$. Clean, cheap, secure and a great location right on the main street about 100m down from the park. Hilda is the lady in charge and she really takes care of her guests. I will definitely be back!

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Hostel Gaia is a cheap place to stay for one night. Bed is just 1.80cm long. Rooms are ok but not really nice, shower was ok as well. Staff doesn't speak english, just 1 person could spek a little bit.

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Venlo, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Great Hostel for spending a few days. The living area and kitchen was perfect size (not to big) in order to have a great chat / time together. Also kitchen was very good equiped and the manager was very helpfull.

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Address: Bajo Boquete, Boquete 507, Panama
Location: Panama > Chiriqui Province > Boquete
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
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