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Hostal Casa Areka

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Lake Como, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We tried to book a tour through the hostel. We had to come back to them THREE times before realizing they were asking MUCH MORE than the regular price. Go to Mamallena hostel, it's much better and the most honest place concerning prices and tours.

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

It's such a comfortable friendly place to stay. The staff are awesome, very friendly and helpful. Most importantly reliable. Even when busy they did what they said they would. Also they can speak English which was a big plus for me being terrible at Spanish. Pool was amazing. I've stayed in alot of hostels this is one of the best.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Great place to meet backpackers and socialize :) Basic accommodation (bunk beds) which make noise with every move so that was a drawback, but otherwise well-equipped kitchen with necessary stuff for pancakes in the morning, enough showers, very amicable hosts, billiards-TV-books-music-chill zone, small pool with outdoors tables and chairs, huge 24/7 supermarket just 2 minutes away, shuttles to/from Tocumen airport... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Can recommend this hostel highly. We got an overnight bus and arrived very early and they accommodated us at 4.30am which was awesome. Very comfy beds with great air con! Location is good... Next to a 24hr supermarket and 10 min walk from the shopping malls. Staff very friendly and helpful, kitchen can sometimes can get a bit busy but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Slipped a disc in my back during my stay here. The staff were great; Kind snd caring and helping out when I couldn't carry bags or do my washing. They arranged my taxi to airport and explained to taxi man who then helped me at the airport - Much appreciated indeed!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

It is just ok....Very bad WiFi, the worst I have experienced on my trip!! It worked only like 30% of the time and very slow! It was Very Expensive like everything else in Panama! Excellent location! with a 24 hrs. Supermarket and ATM's very close. The room had 8 beds which left no room for lockers or to move around....It... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

We paid 45 dollar per night for a private room. Very loud music almost every night (we stayed 4 nights). It looked like people are living here, we felt that we were in their personal space all the time. In day time there is always someone laying or sleeping on the couch, some are staff and some not (but living... More 

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Bentley, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

This hostel has fantastic amenities, good chill out areas, computer and great kitchen. Good price and decent rooms. The staff are amazing though! Especially Alejandro, he´s the dude, the man, the bee´s knees, the cat´s meow, the knockout, a seriously helpful dude. Can´t say enough good stuff!

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Thank Darren S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 4 nights, and it was one of my best hostel experiences so far. Just across the street is one of the best supermarkets. One of the rooms have hot water, and it's clean and nice both in the rooms, kitchen and bathrooms. They do laundry for 5 dollar, and the staff is really helpful. Not everybody... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

This hostal is located in a nice area and really close to a supermarket (open 24/7). The staff is really friendly and helped me with tools for my GoPro and how to make the best panncakes for breakfast (the breakfast is free btw). A nice outside area with a pool and a pooltable. The kitchen is ok and the dorm... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in one of the most luxurious and central sectors of the city, we offer the finest facilities at an extraordinary price.If you would like to experience Panamain the most practical, modern andconvenient way, don't forget thatCasa Areka is your home in the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Casa Areka

Address: Calle 55 y Tomas Duque | Paitilla, Panama City 0834, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $14 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Casa Areka 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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