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Drake Bay Backpackers

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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“non profit”(7 reviews)
“el progreso”(6 reviews)
“community based”(5 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair access
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
1 Star Hotel
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Very friendly and relaxing hostel. I stayed 2 weeks with them, you will have plenty of things to see and to do around this hostel. It is very convenient if you have a tight budget. You can have access to the kitchen and cook you...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Couldn't recommend this place more highly. The owners are the most lovely an helpful people, the hammocks are the most relaxing and comfortable place to spend down time and the atmosphere and friendliness between guests was wonderful.

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Reviewed February 6, 2018

Secluded. Pristine Jungle .Nature at it's best. If you like seclusion and being close to nature , then this is for you. The Host's are very kind and accommodating towards all your needs i..e Travel arrangements, food , entertainment ,laundry.etc.... Accommodations are kept very clean...More

Thank EL_VJ
Reviewed January 21, 2018

I brought a college group here to snorkel/dive/hike in Drake's Bay and enjoyed the hostel tremendously. Marvin and Virian were so friendly and helpful. And their little puppy and dogs were a bit hit. Virian made us a delicious dinner on our first night at...More

Thank kilimama
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Loved this place. Really relaxed spot and amazing staff! Marvin who works there is so helpfull and does everything for you to have a great stay. Very satisfied!! Also you can book any tour/diving etc. from the hostel for the same price with a cab...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
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Price range
$29 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
$29 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"The rooms in the separate house are quieter than the ones in the main house"
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"They have a variety of options including dorm rooms, privates, and home-stays; all of which are good options."
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"I had a room at the end of the hall which was nice, since I didn't have anyone walking by after I had..."
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"There are bunks and private dorms. Both are equal, but the private dorm has a door rather than a light..."
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