me and my boyfriend stayed a couple of nights in this hostel when we arrived in bocas. the guys at reception are really nice and helpful and try to make your stay as pleasant as possible. the rooms are really clean and every room has its own bathroom and air condition. for only 10 $ pp a night that really a bargain!theres a tour desk right belonging to the hostel, and they can help you out and give information about the tours and activities around. the hostel is located right in the center of the town, opposite of the park on the mainstreet and therewith really safe. in the mornings, they offer free pancakes, which you can prepare yourself in the kitchen which is a really nice plus. only down, the rooms are a little bit dark but in the end of the day your in bocas to enjoy the island and not to sit around in your hostel room. you will also have a locker in your room for valuable staff and the day your leaving, you can store your bags behind the counter which is really convenient. if your looking for a nice, clean place to stay, with helpful and friendly service at the front desk in the middle of the town this hostel is really recommendable.
- Also Known As:
- Tungara Calipso Hostel Bocas Del Toro, Panama - Bocas Town
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located on Colon Island's Main Street, Tungara Calipso Hostel is right where all the action takes place but with enough distance from the main bars and clubs allowing you to have a pleasant night's sleep. With 7 dorm rooms and 3 private rooms, all of which are air conditioned and have their own private bathroom, this youth hostel has a welcoming international backpacker vibe. Beds in a dorm room go from $15 per night and private rooms go from $45 per night. The hostel has free wifi internet, an ample balcony, a common kitchen, 24 hour reception service and free breakfast. As of March 2012, Tungara Calipso Hostel is under new management and its quality has been upgraded. ... more less