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Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Panama City, Panama
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

One of the worst places I've stayed at during my trip through Central America. Not only does it have bed bugs in EVERY room, but the worst thing is that staff doesn't even care when you complain about it. Toilets never flushed or seemed to be cleaned, neither did anything else in this hostel. Stay away if you can, there's... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Mondo Taitu is located close to the city center, they offer bargain rooms and dorms. The American owners will make you feel at home, the hostel is all made of wood and has a very bohemian atmosphere. They organize parties at the bar at night, so it's a great place to begin the night and meet other people

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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

This hostel is so filthy that there are rats everywhere! I came home from a night out and they were crawling all through the kitchen. There is a new group of owners that just took over so hopefully they do something about it.

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El Bolson, Argentina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Seriously we always take cheap hostel with a backpacker atmosphere but this One was thé worst ! Our Private room was like being plastic box. There were rats, nothing to cook in thé kitchen, horrible showers and it was really dirty. Apart from that, staff is great and we met nice people there.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

What can I say about Mondo. I loved it, I stayed longer here than in any other place and enjoyed every second of it. I met some amazingly cool people, had some wild nights, lazy days and saw the islands natural beauty. The dorm rooms are cool, full of artwork and quotes. Free pancakes in the morning, a groovy bar... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Hostel has bed bugs, no hot water and is filthy. The pancakes in the morning you have to make yourself but the cup for the mix was grey and had never been washed. The fridges looked like they have also never been washed. The beds were pretty terrible and the sheets were not well maintained. The bathrooms had no hot... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Got a dorm here and ended up being in the room by myself. Strangely enough there were lots of other people chilling on the balcony outside my room, in the common area downstairs or in the bar. The place seemed like a great place to hang out but not so great if you need a quiet night to yourself. The... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Didn't enjoy our stay here at all! Dirty room, no water to flush the toilet or take a shower, floor was wet-we left our bags in "reception" for a couple of hours while we went on a tour and when we came back everything in the bottom half was soaking and smelly! Made us want to leave Bocas altogether. There... More 

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Boquete, Panama
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

If your looking for a calm place to stay with your girlfriend or with your family, that´s definitly not the place for you. I have been staying at Mundo Taitu for 3 weeks during my last trip in Bocas in March 2014. This place is wild. People, dorms, kitchen...the ambiance of this place is so hot, girls were amazing, met... More 

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Szczecin, Poland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

It was definetly the worse hostel we stayed during our trip around Panama and Costa Rica. - it was dirty, we had a very small double room, with a whole in the wall. It was hidden by a red curtain. -we couldn't sleep at night, as the music was loud and many people were staying in front of our place.... More 

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Address: Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Mondo Taitu Hotel Bocas Del Toro Province
Mondo Taitu Bocas Del Toro, Panama - Bocas Town

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