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    Bambu Hostel

    Calle Virgincita | San Mateo neighborhood, David 0426, Panama
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$32
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          Overview
          • Excellent49%
          • Very good31%
          • Average10%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible4%
          Travellers talk about
          “tree house” (19 reviews)
          “private room” (19 reviews)
          “the owner” (40 reviews)
          Free Wifi
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          Wheelchair Access
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          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 214 reviews

          Reviewed 30 March 2017

          The hostel is great, chilled, clean and the staff were very friendly and helpful. It has a pool, a jungle tree-house, banana trees and a coati. When we were there a bearded dragon roamed through the garden which was cool. Would defiantly recommend and staff...More

          Thank oootrain
          Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

          Just had a quick one night stop over here on way to Costa rica. Easy to find location Outdoor jungle area was beautiful and very relaxed. Pool was not working while we were there. Good kitchen set up! Dorms were clean and okay. Wish the...More

          Thank Ashlee D
          Response from Gregg L, Owner at Bambu HostelResponded 17 March 2017

          the pool was down for 2 days. its back now and crystalline!!

          Reviewed 8 March 2017

          I stayed in the Bambu Hostel for five nights in a private room with A/C and private bathroom (warm water available!). They also have a phantastic looking treehouse (dorm) in the garden and they also offer a regular dorm, both with shared bathroom. The kitchen...More

          Thank Sabrina R
          Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

          The place is great. Rooms clean.. Nice people. The pool area is perfect.. Better than I expected. The fish restaurant across the street is a great value. Try the fried Mahi Mahi... Outstanding and less than 5 usd with a cold beer.. Will be back...More

          Thank Jason W
          Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

          Like most backpackers, we stayed in David as stopover. This Hostal is one of the cheapest possibilities in David. Don't except too much. Rooms are dark an very simple and Internet is very slow. We liked the openair kitchen and the small garden with pool....More

          Thank Itchy-Feet_AundM
          Waterfall Hostel
          13 reviews
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          36 reviews
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          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • US$10 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Number of rooms
          • 7
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          • Location
          • Panama >
          • Chiriqui Province >
          • David
          • Also Known As
          • Bambu Hotel David ,
          • Bambu Hostel Panama/David
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          agent421
          Have you seen the local professional baseball team?
          30 June 2016|
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          Response from Gregg L | Property representative |
          yes. there is a stadium here in town. Its a fun night out to watch a professional game, and its verry low priced.There are food and snanks/drinks being served too.
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          agent421
          What is there to do in and around David City?
          19 December 2015|
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          Response from agent421 | Property representative |
          Hot Springs, waterfalls, canyon swimming, bambu hostel (see the coati), beach, rain forrest visit, ...festivals carnivals..
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          helenlouiseUk
          how do we get there from David bus station
          14 September 2015|
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          Response from agent421 | Property representative |
          You can take a bus for .35 cents, find the bus that is going to 'frontera' (frontier) ask to get off at the 'azucerera' (santa rosa sugar factory) with your back to the sugar factory walk about one block take your first... More
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          "Dormitory in the tree house"
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          "I loved the open treehouse area naturally built with bambuuu"
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          "Jungle dorm is a fun experience if you are fine with sleeping in an outdoorish environment"
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          "Private room #9 is one with its own bathroom and shower."
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