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Coconut Hostel

Calle 2da, frente al Parque Bolivar, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Coconut Hostel
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
biancarose2015 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 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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Basel, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Never again!!! This place is extremely dirty and full of bedbugs. Beds were uncomfortable and the hostel / whole place.was so disgusting that we couldn't sleep the whole night. And last but not least we saw a rat and roaches in the kitchen. Stay away!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The breackfast is not good, there is also a guy working there who try to get off with all the girls and when he realize that he doesn`t have posibilities he treats them badly. Is not a clean hostel. 0% recomended

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is an extremely cheap and conveniently located hostel right next to a grocery store, next to the central park, and close to many restaurants and bars. The owners and staff were all extremely friendly and catered to our every need, which were many since I stayed with a group of 8 girls. We were able to stay in... More 

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Miami, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Coconut Hostel looks very tropical from the exterior, and the interior is very basic and "rugged". A dorm bed costs about $12/night, and the staff is very, uh, relaxed with their guest policy as their only record of your stay is whatever name you tell them to write in their paper composition book. They will then point at a room... More 

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Paris, France
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

the reason why we stayed in this hostel is because all the other ones we had seen were full. The short stay we spent at Coconut was terrible. Here are the reasons why (not exhaustive list) : 1) the rooms are not completly closed, as there is a large space between the top of the wall and the roof. Then... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The prices are a little cheaper than the average prices in the island and you might get a discount if you stay for more than two nights. The bathroom is a little wierd and no hot water (which is common in this area). The owner and staff are very friendly and helpfull and there is a breakfast of one pancake... More 

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Australia
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

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

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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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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