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Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible25%
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“cheapest option”(2 reviews)
“bocas del toro”(8 reviews)
“in town”(6 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Rooftop Bar
Fitness center
Pets Allowed
1 Star Hotel
El Coconut is a cosy 12 room hostel with double bedrooms or shared dorms (4 to 6 people), and shared bathroom with hot water. It has a fully equipped kitchen, TV room with comfy couch, free wifi, top roof terrace with hammocks and great view of the island. Ideally located in the center...
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Location and contact
Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
0.8 miles to Bocas Del Toro Airport
70 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

I don't usually write bad reviews but my stay here was incredible lack lustre. There was never any hand soap in the bathroom. Breakfast is included but they only feed you a single dry pancake with a handful of fruit. The coffee is basically clear....More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed April 23, 2018

I'm not saying I would stay here again, because I normally prefer a bar and bathroom with the room, but for 8 dollars I couldn't expect more.. We got breakfast in the morning and were right at the square in the center.

Thank Charissa R
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

The hostal is really dirty, nothing is cleaned. The rooms smelled funny, no windows, super dark. I guess that is on purpose because if you look closely, you can see bedbugs crawling around everywhere!!! After we talked to the manager, she refused to give us...More

Thank Sylavie12
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Had a bad experience here. The price booked on bookings was not the correct price and they didn’t tell us about it until we were already settled in the room (they wanted us to pay 4x the price advertised). We tried to reason with them...More

Thank turkeyy92
Reviewed November 29, 2017

it's one of the cheapeast option in the island so it's not the cleanest one but really buena ondas. e stayed with two of my friends 2 nights there we met a lot of nice people breakfast is basically one pancake and it's not really...More

Thank lamoritz
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Price range
$22 - $26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$22 - $26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveler (60)
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"epic pure local vibes"
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"Cold easily get a better place for same cheap price"
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"Ask for the bed NOT in the first floor if possible - a bit quieter and a little bit more privacy"
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"If you really need to stay here chose to camp on 3rd floor it's better than their rooms."
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