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I was initially booked in for 2 nights and ended up staying for 10 nights. I would have stayed longer if there was availability!
Despite being so far away from home, i've never felt more at home! The atmosphere is warm and welcoming.
This is a solid backpacker's hostel in many respects. The location is fine, right on a pleasant beach and easy to get to and get away from, and a 10 min. walk to Black Rock for another fine beach for surfing and a shallow reef...More
1. The dorms are tiny, they cram in 6 bunk beds, so there is no room for your things (unless you fit everything in the lockers).
2. They advertise A/C, this is loud and only works for the bunk in front of it. Everyone else...More
We had really high expectations of Gran Kahuna because of everything we had read online but sadly it didn't live up to the hype. When we first arrived the hostel didn't have our booking which turned out to be a pretty common problem for other...More
The girl on the reception is not friendly at all and doesn't know anything. The kitchen is dirty and doesn't have enough plates. The rooms are very small and the aircondition is not working and makes a horrible noise. Its not possible to sleep. I...More
US$12 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Also Known As
Gran Kahuna Beach Hostel Panama/Carenero Island, Bocas Del Toro