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Hostal Suenos Del Rio

4a Sur | Bajo Boquete, Boquete 507, Panama
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Ranked #14 of 26 Boquete B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014
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    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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    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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Paris, France
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The location and view is Good but it was not clean. We also have to pay thé booking commission wich was not indicated on the privé when we made the reservation. The owner was unpleasant and gave us advice concerning visits.

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Kortrijk, Belgium
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a similar experience as Brian H. I called to make a reservation for 3 nights. She said next available room was over 5 days, it was very busy that time because of the flower festival, the two missing Dutch girls and semana santa. We agreed on 35 usd a night and my wife and I waited in David... More

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Munich, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

The hostel is located next to the river and has a beautiful little garden to relax and a little simple outdoor kitchen. The rooms are nice and clean and so is the bathroom. We just had some minor problems to get hot water in the shower. The owner and other people working there are really nice and helpful.

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Gatineau, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

You are no longer a backpacker but hate snobby places without souls? Then Suenos del rio is the place for your stop in Boquete. Uber-friendly staff, clean rooms, great location, bargain prices. We slept at another very expensive place the night before and we had to fight hams before finding this vacation saver! Reading in the hammock by the river... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Booking.com put the wrong address on their info!!! (Itza said that she told Booking.com several times, but unsuccessful) When we asked at another hostal, they gave us the rigth address and we found this nice little place. We had a room at the riverside: nice and peaceful! Itza was very friendly and helpful, we had a good time here and... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Booked rooms for 3 nights through Booking.com, confirmed through emails back and forth with the owner Itza right after booking and the day before arriving. Upon arrival, was told by Itza that they had double booked and they didn't have room for us. Despite corresponding by email a few days after booking, and reconfirming the day before arrival we were... More

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Christiansted, United States
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7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I stayed here with my boyfriend and upon arrival we were given the choice of an inner room or the renovated (and still rough) honeymoon-like suite. There are two kitchens (full fridge, stove, microwave, blender, dishes, etc.) available to guests. WiFi strong in the library, with weak signal in our room. Electricity was consistent. Fans in the rooms (but Boquete... More

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Ashland, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Suenos del Rio is just north of the bridge near the downtown area. It has 5 rooms only, which rent for $20-$30 (women stay cheaper because they cause fewer problems). The rooms are clean, comfortable, and nicely painted, with art on the walls. All rooms have private baths.There are TVs and free wi-fi in all of the rooms. There are... More

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Montreal, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Itza, the owner, welcomed us and took the time to show us a map of Boquete and all the suggested attraction. The room was small but clean. The yard with view to the river, the mountains and acces to hammocks is great. The building accross from the hostel is the back of a supermarket. Delivery trucks arrive early in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Just came from this wondelfull hostel , good people, extra clean, cheap, its very neer from everything Itza (the owner) help you with the activities, 100% happy. They have a river , an excellent garden, We also made a bbq party, great people, excellent beds, you have a HUGE cable tv, Just Perfect

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Address: 4a Sur | Bajo Boquete, Boquete 507, Panama
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Location: Panama > Chiriqui Province > Boquete
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Hostal Suenos del Rio is a riverside hostel perfectly situated in the heart of downtown Boquete. Guests love its riverfront garden on the banks of the Rio Caldera with hammocks, a fire pit for BBQs and a covered patio for dining outdoors with incredible views. There are also two shared kitchenettes for preparing meals indoors with adjacent salons for relaxing indoors. Free WiFi is available in all five rooms, the garden, and public areas. Across the street is the grocery store Romero, open 24-hours. ... more   less 
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