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Coconut Hostel

Calle 2da, frente al Parque Bolivar | Second Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Lustenau, Austria
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22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

i think everything has already been said. rude staff, hardly any space in the room if they are full, no privacy in bathrooms, not very clean. you will find much better and friendlier for less money in bocas.

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Breda, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

I stayed in this hostel for 1 night and that was a big mistake. I stayed in room number 1 (a dorm with 8 beds). When I woke up my body was itching and I was bitten at least 200 times in 1 night!! That morning I saw few bed bugs in the need with my own eyes and decided... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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63 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were looking for budget hostels in Bocas but there were no private rooms in Hostal Hansi or Heike available. We ended up in the Coconut Hostel for 25$ per night. The male bathrooms had a very strong chemical smell in them and in the female ones the lock for the toilet doors were broken or missing.... More 

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Panama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The lady who manage this hostel is really really kind. The location is perfect because you are in the center of the town, and have a good price, but, the clean isn't good, and bed are really bad. We stay there just for one night and I think it was enough.

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Bonn, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I don't know which substance they sprayed there but I couldn't sleep the whole night because my whole body was itching! Very unfriendly after confronting them with this. Furthermore they claim to have AC but in fact maybe one room of the hostel has! 0% recomended!

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Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Never again!!! This place is extremely dirty and full of bedbugs. Beds were uncomfortable and the hostel / whole place.was so disgusting that we couldn't sleep the whole night. And last but not least we saw a rat and roaches in the kitchen. Stay away!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

The breackfast is not good, there is also a guy working there who try to get off with all the girls and when he realize that he doesn`t have posibilities he treats them badly. Is not a clean hostel. 0% recomended

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This hostel is an extremely cheap and conveniently located hostel right next to a grocery store, next to the central park, and close to many restaurants and bars. The owners and staff were all extremely friendly and catered to our every need, which were many since I stayed with a group of 8 girls. We were able to stay in... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Coconut Hostel looks very tropical from the exterior, and the interior is very basic and "rugged". A dorm bed costs about $12/night, and the staff is very, uh, relaxed with their guest policy as their only record of your stay is whatever name you tell them to write in their paper composition book. They will then point at a room... More 

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

the reason why we stayed in this hostel is because all the other ones we had seen were full. The short stay we spent at Coconut was terrible. Here are the reasons why (not exhaustive list) : 1) the rooms are not completly closed, as there is a large space between the top of the wall and the roof. Then... More 

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