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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

We went to Hostal Acuarela on a spontaneous trip to the beach before our flight from panama city! Extremely welcoming place, lovely family and we felt very at home! Great kitchen, all kept very clean, good aircon, wifi, lovely and quiet! Woke up to the sound of the sea! Quite a quiet area but great to relax and a super... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Don't go to Farallon - it's terrible. If you do go to Farallon, don't stay in a hostel, stay in one of the resorts. If you insist on going to Farallon and staying at a hostel, then Acuarela is a good choice. Acuarela is clean and pleasant, and the owner/staffer was extremely friendly and helpful. Our private room was large,... More 

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Maria G, Propietario at Hostal Acuarela, responded to this review
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Estimado Sr. Agradecerle de ante mano que haya utilizado parte de su tiempo para comentar su experiencia y dejarnos su... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

the hostel owner was so inviting, friendly, kind and hospitable. The hostel was clean, colorful and had lots of space to hang out right across the street from the beach. But, there are a few things to be aware of. This hostel despite being beautiful is in the middle of imminent danger. A walk down to the beach ended with... More 

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Maria G, Propietario at Hostal Acuarela, responded to this review
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Estimado Sr. Muchas gracias por su comentario y sobre todo por las buenas referencias hacia el hostal y nuestro trabajo,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stayed here for a night on our roadtrip of Panama. It's great, we payed $50 for the private room, which is a great deal on this beach. It's right across the street from the beach, so you're only 20 meters from water. The owners are friendly, the room is clean, and the wifi works well. There are three places... More 

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Maria G, Gerente at Hostal Acuarela, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu comentario. Fue un placer tenerte con nosotros. Un saludo More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Miguel and Maria are the perfect hosts. They are spot on and caring of the property they manage and their guests. I would certainly visit them again. Breakfast is simple (at $4 dollars) but good and fresh. Your are treated like family and friend. Lunch is also fresh. Fish caught daily can't get any better.

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Maria G, Gerente at Hostal Acuarela, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu comentario Cecilia. Fue un placer tenerte con nosotros. Un saludo y hasta pronto. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I stayed for four days in the worst Hostal i have ever been to. Dirty,unfriendly and full of insects. The beach is full of dodgy looking characters and the couple running the place were just money grabbers..

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Maria G, Gerente at Hostal Acuarela, responded to this review
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Estimado cliente, Somos un hostal en el que no se permite el estado de embriaguez y su comportamiento en ese... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Maria and Miguel made us feel like at home. They take super care of their kitchen (used by them as well) and the whole hotel! Everything is very clean and you feel very invited to hang out in the garden area or the sofa inside. Kristin

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The couple who own and run this Hostel are "FANTASTIC". They genuinly care about your needs and comfort. All areas are kept really clean. I was happier staying there than a Hotel in Panama that cost 4 X's more. If all you want is a nice, clean, comfortable and inexpensive place to stay very close to the beach;;;Acurela is the... More 

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Bonn, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

The hostel is probably the only one around Farallon, at least the only one we found. It has three rooms with one of then being a dorm. They are all aircon and wifi. The hostel is located 10m from the beach. The possible breakfast is simple but good. The shared bathroom and the hostel in general is very clean and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I stayed here for a couple of nights and the couple running the hostel, Maria and Miguel could not have made me feel more welcome. It is a small and cosy hostel, incredibly clean and with modern bathrooms (hot water) and a good kitchen. It's only a 10 second walk to the beach (if that) and I thought it was... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This small and friendly guesthouse is located in Farallon del Chiru, a small fishing and touristic village on the shore of the Pacific Ocean. This area of Panama is characterized throughout the year for its unusual sunny weather, tropical temperature and little rainfall. We are located at 5 meters from the beach. The long and wide beach is between a rocky reef and the Farallon River. It is possible to enjoy and practice various outdoor activities and relax around a nice table at the hostel porch or at the garden. Right next to Acuarela Hostel there is a small supermarket that has meat, fish, vegetables and several other products. Early in the mornings here is also the possibility to buy fresh fish to the local fishermen. Guest can also ask the hostel staff for prepared meals for an small extra fee. Within 1 km there are a variety of restaurants , small convinience stores, a night club and a casino. The Hostel offers to the travelers a bed in a two shared, colourful and spacious dormitories and one private/family room, all them with air conditioning and a security locker. The bathroom is shared. Facilities offerd to the guest includes a fully equipped kitchen, free coffee services in the morning and high speed WiFi service. At Acuarela Hostel you will find a ideal place where to relax from a hard week of work or just a stop on your jorney. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Acuarela

Address: C/ Farallon, Farallon, Rio Hato 91680, Panama
Location: Panama > Cocle Province > Rio Hato > Farallon
Price Range: $31 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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Hostal Acuarela Panama/Farallon
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