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Coconut Hostel

Calle 2da, frente al Parque Bolivar, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I were looking for budget hostels in Bocas but there were no private rooms in Hostal Hansi or Heike available. We ended up in the Coconut Hostel for 25$ per night. The male bathrooms had a very strong chemical smell in them and in the female ones the lock for the toilet doors were broken or missing.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lady who manage this hostel is really really kind. The location is perfect because you are in the center of the town, and have a good price, but, the clean isn't good, and bed are really bad. We stay there just for one night and I think it was enough.

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Bonn, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I don't know which substance they sprayed there but I couldn't sleep the whole night because my whole body was itching! Very unfriendly after confronting them with this. Furthermore they claim to have AC but in fact maybe one room of the hostel has! 0% recomended!

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Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

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 May 7, 2015 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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

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
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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
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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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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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