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Hostel Wunderbar

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We have been at Hostel Wunderbar in April 2017 after a friend who was there a few weeks before recommended it. We did not regret to have made the slightly complicated way to Puerto Lindo. It is a very small village which is quiet and perfect for a nice time without many tourists. It is possible to rent a kanu...

Thank Merle B
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Don't go there if you haven't booked a boat before! We had contact with Silvia before we went there. She told us to come and we will find a boat via San Blas to Catagena (Colombia). So we trust her to find a boat. As we arrived in her Hostel she hadn't time for us. She was always in hurry...

Thank Jochen F
silvia b, Owner at Hostel Wunderbar, responded to this review

i am really sorry that you did not find a boat - i told you that in high season it need to be reserved beforehand , and good boats are booked out weeks or even month - some of the boats are fully booked 6 month in forfront. ofcorse happend this sometimes - that people what dont want to book...

Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 5 December 2016

My favorite thing about this place is by far the veranda upstairs with the hammocks and the view of the jungle and river. It is so peaceful. We have stayed quite a few times over the past 3 years and always go back. The host is always so friendly, helpful and flexible.

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Nice place, very clean, nice breakfast and great owners. Dont really get some of the comments on the breakfast, our experience was great. Would highly recommend it. thanks again and we will definitely go back.

Thank cucansu
Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I spent 5 nights in this amazing place in the tropical jungle in a clean, comfy private room with spacious and well equipped kitchen and common areas. Breakfasts in the morning were generous and coffee very good. For an off-the-beaten-path travel experience, this is the best. Of course, you should adapt your expectations to the area and accept this removed...

Thank Natie_12
Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I booked one week at Wunderbar, arrived around 11pm and was welcomed by the owners and their dogs (don't worry, very kind dogs) after a speedy and bumpy taxi ride from Panama city. We were offered a cold beer upon arrival, which was amazing! We stayed two nights and then decided to head over to Isla Grande,...

Thank Sofie N
Cusco, Peru
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Spent 3 weeks at this hostel and have no complaints. It's a little rustic but you are our in the jungle (sort of) Met many interesting people from all over the world. The Howler monkeys are one of my favorite and I loved waking up to their chatter, or howling some would say. Lots to see and do if you...

Thank Lanscee
San Diego, California
Reviewed 10 April 2015

I had such a wonderful stay at Hostel Wunderbar! I originally booked 2 nights, just to get a sense for the area, and stayed another 3 nights given the peaceful location and wonderful staff. I felt very welcome here and the staff were very accommodating. The room was exactly as described and though nearest to the street, I heard no...

1Thank Vikki O
Pueblo, Colorado
Reviewed 21 February 2015

this hostel turned hotel was just the thing to get us a taste of the Panamanian jungle surrounded by a family of people from around the globe. Morning coffee in a hammock amidst the sounds of birds and monkeys and late night card games with other visitors were just a few of the terrific memories. thought we would need the...

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Stayed a couple days there after being robbed on the bus from Colon. Nice clean rooms with comfortable beds, $55.00 for two beds and private bath. FRESH fruit breakfast $4.00 well worth the cost. The Volcon room met all our expectations and owners and staff made for an enjoyable stay. We would stay there again if we were FORCED to...

2Thank John H

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our family run hotel is a nature lover's paradise. Situated within the Portobelo national park and less than 500 metres from the sea, it is the perfect location to explore the coral reefs, mangroves and jungles that are part of this amazing protected reserve. Our cabanas are clean and comfortable and are the perfect base for you to explore the surrounding areas. Catch a water taxi to Isla Grande directly from Puerto Lindo which is less than 5 minutes walk away. The historical towns of Nombre del Dios and Portobelo are both about 20 minutes away. You can also explore our local beautiful nature walks, horse ride, dive, kayak, surf or snorkel. Considered experts in organising crossings to and from Colombia and the San Blas Islands, we can assist in making your bookings with the most reputable captains. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Wunderbar

Address: Puerto Lindo | Costa Arriba, Isla Grande, Panama
Region: Panama > Colon Province > Isla Grande
Price Range: $53 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“get the private rooms upstairs”
CeliaLode, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Dive shop at a walking distance in Puerto Lindo is a life saver with Wifi connexion, good coffee and information on the nearby islands.”
Natie_12, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The second floor rooms are clean, quiet and have hammocks and nice outdoor tables.”
vikkio308, 10 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Get a room on the second floor for full affect of feeling like you are in the trees...”
CoraPueblo_Colorado, 21 Feb 2015 | Read review
“We really liked the upstairs room with the terrace and the hammocks. There are 4 rooms upstairs. There is also a self-catering house that we initially wanted to book but was full. Could also be a good option for families”
erikab862, 17 Jan 2015 | Read review
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