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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 of Bocas, it is #1 backpackers choice when looking for a clean place with chill atmosphere. We offer unique discounted tours for our guest with local guide.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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We took a ‚shuttle‘ for 37$ from the coconut hostel to san jose and it was terrible! They took us in an overcrowded minivan to the border and from there our ‚guide‘ told us we missed the bus and they only pay the way further to Limon and the rest is up to us and then he ran away
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Got ripped off, shuttle dropped us at Panama boarder and the guy said another shuttle would pick us up, never happened, ended up arranging a local bus there was even a local Spanish 20 yr old with us,
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I can definitely recommend this nice place. Friendly and with good location. Close to the harbour and breakfast is included. I’ll be back! A trip to Bastimentos is also recommend if you go to this area.
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We went to Bocas to have a good time and not spend too much money on a hostel. We looked at the website and thought Coconut hostel looked perfect, cheap and cosy, Coconut hostel is completely different compared to their website: "Hot showers and clean bathrooms" - this is a lie,
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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. The owner and his friend talked
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"Don't trust shuttle servic"
"Do not choose a room."
"epic pure local vibes"
"Cold easily get a better place for same cheap price"
"Ask for the bed NOT in the first floor if possible - a bit quieter and a little bit more privacy"
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PRICE RANGE
$20 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PanamaBocas del Toro ProvinceIsla ColonBocas Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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