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    Calipso Hostel

    3rd Street, between E and Central Avenue | Across the Municipal Building, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 01010, Panama
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          Overview
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          Free Wifi
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          1 - 5 of 210 reviews

          Reviewed 5 April 2017

          The hostel overall was good. It has AC, a good location (next to Heike hostel) a nice terrace, solid beds, and a kitchen. There is no breakfast provided, the AC is only on in the rooms at night, the kitchen gets very hot and is...More

          Thank Graham B
          Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

          Good: it's cheap! 12$ for a bed in an 8 bed dorm & pancakes for breakfast included. Wi-Fi works well. Very friendly and helpful staff! Bad: you don't get a key to lock the room, but there are lockers in the room. Mini kitchen. Not...More

          Thank Lisa G
          Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

          We really enjoyed our stay at this hostel while we were in Bocas. It's $12 a night if you stay more than one night and that includes pancaked and coffee for breakfast which is super nice. There is also ac in the dorms. Wifi works...More

          Thank Emma S
          Reviewed 22 February 2017

          This is a very nice Hostel BUT we found it very noisy at night and the air conditioning to our room was switched off remotely by reception in the early hours of the morning (ie 2.00hrs) of our second night. Finally the all inclusive breakfast...More

          Thank Ba8ydriver
          Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

          Its an exceptional little hostel, cheep and cheerful Includes also breakfast that is always an upside The receptionist is amazing, gave me heaps of info before i even booked Cant recommended enough 😊😊😊

          Thank sammcam
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
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          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$10 - US$26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 9
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          • Location
          • Panama >
          • Bocas del Toro Province >
          • Isla Colon >
          • Bocas Town
          • Also Known As
          • Calipso Hostel Bocas Del Toro, Panama - Bocas Town
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