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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Hostal Bastimentos holds a very special place in my heart. A lovely little spot on a lovely island. George was great, had good tips, and was very welcoming. My biggest complaint (and it’s a big one) is the reservation process. We planned to stay for...More

1  Thank Steven R
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We had a wonderfull stay at Hostal Bastimentos. George and Dana made us feel quite at home. Old Bank on Isla Bastimentos is only a short boatride (3$) from Bocas Town. It only has one road were all the people live and the children play...More

1  Thank Koen H
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Into our 3rd week traveling Panama we had stayed in a variety of accommodation this was the worst. The room was very dingy with stained sheets, air conditioner was old and noisy. The view from the room was amazing but the island itself felt rough...More

Thank Ja88ck
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This hostel is really cool. It is like a yellow labyrinth up in the jungle. But, that said, it's probably all that is good about it. It really isn't clean, the toilets rarely worked and there are little to no good, working equipment in the...More

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

My first time staying in a hostel- a good experience. All the basics- private room (tiny, clean, quiet), hammocks, shared kitchen, great kayak/snorkel guide (Jorge.) Incredible views. Friendly dogs. Would stay here again.

1  Thank Beth H
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US$21 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Bastimentos
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Hostal Bastimentos Panama/Isla Bastimentos, Bocas Del Toro
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"Take a dorm bed you wont be let down as you are directly in the jungle!"
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"Ask for a room in the back and it will be more quiet!"
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"There are many to choose from! Ranging from dorms to beautiful private rooms with balconies."
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"Ask for view to the sea (not all have it)"
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