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Casa Verde Hostel & Guesthouse

Avenida Sur, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 507, Panama
Casa Verde Hostel & Guesthouse
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent a week at Casa Verde and in the time span of four days I was able to become Advanced AND Rescue certified! The staff was always extremely helpful and the dives were some of the best I've seen!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We are disappointed that we only stayed here for one night, because Casa Verde has a great location on the main island, is right on the water and has a cool vibe. Apparently they are undergoing renovations, so we did not get to use the hammocks shown in the pictures. We did however, jump off the dock and the high... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We didn't stay here, but stumbled across it and kept coming back to hang out! The staff were all super friendly. We went out on a scuba boat with them one day, and also caught a water shuttle here to go over to Red Frog Island for the day.

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Panama City, Panama
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Love this hostel so much I recommend it over and over. It has a great reputation for good reason. Professional, efficient and very friendly. They serve excellent food with cheap prices and have great live music in the evenings. My personal favorite being the 50cent wing nights Wednesday and Saturday!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for four nights in a private room with shared bathroom (35 dollars). Simple and clean rooms. Great location and the ocean view was wonderful. We really liked it here. The dive shop is in the same place and they also had a restaurant with some veggie options:) The food could take some time but not that it... More 

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This hostel is awesome.. Keep in mind you're on a small island in the middle of the caribbean nothing is always the cleanest but it's all about character and this place has a lot of it... They run the dive centre of here so if you want to get your ticket this is a good place to go! They $1... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Went for lunch and only 2 other tables had people in the restaurant. Took 40 minutes to get black bean soup (fine) and a burger that was overcooked and dried up. Server could not figure out who the food was for although bar tender who took the order was right there.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I stayed here for five nights with friends, and from the start there were problems. The staff couldn't find our reservation, and one of the two bathrooms on site was not operating. It's hard not to be charmed by the waterfront location, though as the week wore on, the management was increasingly difficult and unorganized. We had to change rooms... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This hostel is, literally, on the water. You can jump off the back deck right into the crystal clear water and swim up to starfish. LITERALLY. Not only that, the whole hostel is built ON the water, so as you wake up, you heat the waves crashing under your floor. Pretty cool eh?! The air conditioning worked well, so that... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

A great week, friendly staff. The best part is the hostel is right on the water, you can jump right into the sea. They have black rubber rings so you can float around. The only difficulty is getting out again.... Rooms are average - you get what you pay for don't expect 5*. Not particularly clean though and bathrooms also... More 

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