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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bed bugs all over the place. Super old mattresses. When I told the staff they didn't even act surprised and put tons of chemicals on them. The hostel is really dirty and sticky. Showers are old and dirty, you can't even close the toilet doors properly. Way too few people to take care about the hostel. Don't speak English at... More 

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panama
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Coconut is just about the best hostel in town , near the park near everything , ive been comming constantly every weekend to the island for work projects and I stay here...I like the moods, the staff, is like home .... They have a good location, private rooms and also dorms...the best is that you can also use your tent... More 

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Ma-Me-O Beach, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

We first came there for holiday and came back to search for an oppurtunity to stay in Bocas so it cames that I ve been in Coconut for more than a month and I am not the only one Coconut is a place to feel welcome and stuck in a good way. People are friendly over there and always help... More 

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Meerbusch, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Sometimes the quality of hostels is not defined by the interior design or the mattresses or the quality of the kitchen but by the feeling it creates. For me every single person working and staying there became a good friend to party with or to just hang out. You cannot force this kind of atmosphere and this is why I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

The owners and employees of the hostel will make you feel right at home. They talk to you, spend time with you, have a drink with you, cook...etc This hostel was one of many reasons I decided to stay and live for several years in Bocas. Their hospitality is incomparable.

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

What makes coconut an amazing hostel is not only its location (perfect for partying and surfing, cheap to get around), the cheap price or nice facilities but it´s people. The special atmosphere created by the family who runs the place makes it feel like home. I was there with four friends and I had such a cool time that I... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Didn't feel really comfortable there because you can tell that its not a clean place; mold in the showers, dirt and mold in many hidden corners, old smelly couch in the common room. Only one female Toilette for whole hostel and so one... You can tell that owners are only about the money and do not put any effort in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

I was there in February just before the Bocas del Toro carnaval, so now and again i saw a devil roaming the streets. The hostel isn't too big, so it's easy to make contact with other travellers and the staff. The dorm rooms are a bit small, but alright just to sleep. The bathroom is very basic and mixed. The... More 

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Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Arrived here for a 2days staying in Bocas and...ended up on staying a week!! Nice hostal in the centre of Bocas town,close to everything, taxi boat service,shop and bars! As i said once you come here you feel immediatly the good vibe,starting from the owner(big brother Richard, super helpful and nice guy!!) and the people who work there so....then you... More 

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Madrid, España
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

One of the best place a I stay in Panama. Is like been in home. The staff is a nice and really friendly family, they can help you in everything with a great heart. The house is in the middel of the town. I love you guys !!!!! (Richard a ver cuando te pasas tú por España y nos haces... More 

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Richards D, Propietario at Coconut Hostel, responded to this review

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Official Description (provided by the 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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coconut Hostel

Address: Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Price Range: $10 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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