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Granada Department, Nicaragua
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Hostal Gaia in Boquete is definitely one of the best places in town. The beds are very comfortable, the hot shower really has a lot of pressure and the staff is really trying to help you whenever they can. But the best feature is the living room with the very comfortable couches, which is just like a casual living room...

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Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

I had the pleasure of living in Hostal Gaia for a month while I was attending Spanish classes in Boquete. It is by far the cleanest, most well-kept, homey hostel I've ever stayed in. The owner is a fantastically kind woman and the other two women who work here are also incredibly nice an helpful. They've recently changed locations and...

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Reviewed 2 October 2014

The new location of the hostel is close to the city center, but quiet and at the riverside. The interior is new, modern and very clean. The staff is very helpful and friendly, so we felt very welcome. You will find a perfect equipped kitchen with coffee for free, a nice living room with a library, a terrace and cozy...

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Nagoya, Japan
Reviewed 30 August 2014

This hostel has been relocated since the beginning of August: no longer behind Suger & Spice, but behind the local school in downtown Boquete. Everything is new and clean at this new location with good WiFi and fully-equipped kitchen. It also has a seemingly nice backyard (under construction when I was there) with a tranquil river running nearby. Although, I...

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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 3 April 2014

Hostal Gaia is a beautiful hostel with small dormitory rooms, a great communal kitchen and good wi fi. The people that stayed there when we were there were interesting and friendly. It's a relaxing place and quiet environment where people socialize around the dining table but doesn't break into a party scene. They have affordable laundry services and great tips...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 16 March 2014

The professional and personable staff (Hilda, Olivia, Diana) is just one of the factors that make Hostal Gaia my favorite place to stay in Boquete. I spent three weeks in Boquete, tried other properties, and feel that Gaia is a great value, draws mature and respectful travelers (for the most part), and offers a well-equipped, shared kitchen and comfortable common...

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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 21 February 2014

There isnt a better hostal in Boquete for the $$$$. Clean, cheap, secure and a great location right on the main street about 100m down from the park. Hilda is the lady in charge and she really takes care of her guests. I will definitely be back!

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 11 February 2014

Hostel Gaia is a cheap place to stay for one night. Bed is just 1.80cm long. Rooms are ok but not really nice, shower was ok as well. Staff doesn't speak english, just 1 person could spek a little bit.

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Venlo, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Great Hostel for spending a few days. The living area and kitchen was perfect size (not to big) in order to have a great chat / time together. Also kitchen was very good equiped and the manager was very helpfull.

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 25 December 2013

We just left here after 3 nights in the private room right off of the reception area. Initially, I had concerns that this would be noisy with people coming and going, but since the reception closes in the evening, it was no problem. The kitchen upstairs where the dorm rooms are, was well equipped to service a number of people...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boquete is known as the land of coffee and f lowers, beautiful landscapes and multitude shades of green flora. Gaia is the mother earth, where all this beauty lives...Here at our hostel you will find a pleasant atmosphere, friendly staff, all the tourist information that you need, and more. We offer private rooms with bath and hot water & dorms with shared bath and hot water, comfortable beds with semi-orthopedic mattresses, bed linen, pillow and blankets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Gaia

Address: Avenida B oeste | Bajo Boquete, Boquete 0413, Panama
Region: Panama > Chiriqui Province > Boquete
Price Range: $27 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Private room at the end is nicely decorated and right on the brook. More private than the rest.”
 of 5 bubbles Rae0fSun, 29 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Reserve one of the private rooms with ensuite baths; Room #5 is best, is in a separate and private cabina. To get warm or hot water from the shower, turn on the water only a little. Using the full pressure will give you a very cold shower.”
 of 5 bubbles JetMags2014, 16 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Dorms are about 6 bed, private rooms worth the upgrade”
 of 5 bubbles LouGibney, 15 Jul 2013 | Read review
“I had the front room with private bath closest to the desk...still very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles WParks, 28 Jan 2013 | Read review
“the one in the back in the main building was quieter in my opinon. The hostel area upstairs was clean and nice. Full kitchen . one bathroom, bunks and a big t.v. with movies and books available. Free coffee if I remember correctly. no A/C or fan, may need a fan in the hotter months, but not necessary most of the time”
 of 5 bubbles LauraDaniels, 23 Aug 2012 | Read review
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