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Coconut Hostel

Calle 2da, frente al Parque Bolivar, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here as I last minute thing as everywhere else was booked out , after the first night I woke up with bites all over me everywhere and they were itchy as hell , I just assumed it was Mosquito bites as the room is not fully closed in . After 4 nights it continued to... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

Writing this from the hostel itself because I cannot sleep. The hostel itself was noisy until 11:30 pm and now I can hear the bar down the road, even with earplugs in. I had gone to bed earlier (9:30) since I have to travel tomorrow, but I have been awake since they decided to show the room to someone at... More

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

The beauty of this place lies in the fact that it is family run and that it has a garden. One can sit infront of the hous and watch the street life of this extra ordinary palce. The rooms arent very luxurious but fine for this price. the kichen is spaceous and well equiped and there is good wifi.

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Flen, Sweden
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The best hostels in town tend to get fully booked, and Coconut is a good alternative if that happens. The atmosphere is great and the staff is amazing. Crampy dorm rooms but decent beds. Lockers, guide books, pancake breakfast and a nice outdoor area for socializing.

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Middletown, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We were woken up by drums and music and loid voices 4 times after the posted quiet hours of 11pm until 1am! When we asked them to be quiet, they laughed at us. We went to complain to the staff and found out it was their friends making the noise. DO NOT STAY HERE!

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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

Nice cramped ugly Hostel with Dirty Old appliances, nasty Kirchen,non englisch speaking Staffel. I came back from the Bars One Night only to find sömebody sleeping in my Bunk. I slept ön a Friends hammöck. They refused to refund. I had Booked for two Nights, they wouldn't refund the next Night Esther, so i was stuck in that hell hole... More

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Quebec City, Canada
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34 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I pretty ambivalent about this place. First the pros; there's a great ambiance at night if you like meeting people and do party, you are at the right place. It's well situated as well close to the parc where you can grab some stuff to eat. You can store your things in the freezer (someone took my botle of water)... More

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La Serena, Chile
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I was here for two nights because everything else was full. It had a nice atmosphere, the woman was nice. But our room was cramped with five people and warm. I got bitten the first night by something a thousand times and thought i was maybe flees from the dog but nobody else had it so it must have been... More

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Berlin, Germany
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We just slept there one night because we grabbed it as the first opportunity and searched than for better options. We had a small private room which was OK. There is a nice common area were you get also help from the friendly staff. But the hostal, especially the bathrooms were quite dirty. With the shower and the toilets in... More

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Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

at first sight this place looked ok, but we soon discovered something else. First of all, we had to bargain for the price of a private room, when we said that 45 USD was too much for us, the lady soon lowered her price to 35 USD. This is the first time we experience this in Panama (or elsewhere in... More

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Address: Calle 2da, frente al Parque Bolivar, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
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El Coconut is a cosy 12 room hostel with double bedrooms or shared dorms (4 to 6 people), and shared bathroom with hot water. It has a fully equipped kitchen, TV room with comfy couch, free wifi, top roof terrace with hammocks and great view of the island. Ideally located in the center of Bocas, it is #1 backpackers choice when looking for a clean place with chill atmosphere. We offer unique discounted tours for our guest with local guide. ... more   less 
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