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WE ARE A BACKPACKERS' HOSTEL, NOT A HOTEL OR AN INN OR LODGE We just completed a large out door kitchen with ten burners and loads of counter space all you need to create a gourmet creation (or a backpackers bowl of pasta) in the comfort and beauty of our flowing garden and pool.. When you are done following all the other tourists to Boquete and Bocas; come spend some time in David. This is real Panama. You will be interacting with Panamanians rather than always being around other tourists. This is a chance to stay at a super cool hostel and explore a real Panamanian city. Dance all night long to Salsa, Merengue, Rock and Reggaeton.. Great restaurants and shopping; and David is cheap!!!! 1/2 The price of Costa Rica. How about a $1 beer in a bar? David is a safe and friendly city too. Get your Latino on in David! New Jungle House in Garden at Bambu Hostel see photo below, built on stilts from native wood and bambu walls with tin roof, sleeps 10 backpackers and overlooks the sparkling pool, only dorm of its kind in Panama! Lonely Planet Recommended International Backpackers Hostel with a Pool and Deluxe tropical gardens in David Panama.We welcome Backpackers and International Travelers from all corners of the world. David is fun! It has everything that a weary traveler could need to recharge the batteries, fine dining, casinos, movie theaters, inexpensive shopping, nightclubs and discos, festivals, and, within 45 minutes, awesome mountains, Caldera Hot Springs, Playa Barqueta and Costa Rica. Come stay with us at Bambu, relax in the garden, swing on a hammock with a cold beer at the Bambu pool bar, dip in the pool and watch the tropical birds flying in the backyard. We have very few rules here, just come with a good attitude and have fun, but just remember this: If you think that you are going to have it all for a low price, think again. When you choose to stay at a hostel you need to accept the unwritten (until now) agreement of hosteling. The agreement is that there is a trade off. The deal says that you will receive a awesome travelers' community with lots of amenities, in our case, a clean luxury swimming pool, wifi, gardens with hammocks, amazing outdoor kitchen, laundry service, travel services, computers with skype, phone calls, books, games, a pool side bar with $1 beer, excellent and cheap seafood meals, etc . What you might not get is 100% quietness, privacy and comfort. That is the trade off at most backpacker hostels.
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Great place to stay, we turned up with no booking as we got a little stuck due to the public holiday, the owner made us feel very welcome and said we could just use the facilities for the day for a small fee untill we come up with a new plan. We actually ended up staying for the
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Spent a night there, it´s very inexpensive, cosy and with a locked parking. From the road it looks like a small hostel, but when u get inside an oasis opens up. It has a swimmingpool and a kitchen with free coffee. Very nice place, i can only recommend it to others, especially
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I've stayed here a few times and I always make new friends when I visit. The bar, customer service and swimming pool make Bambu a comfortable place to relax. Definitely the place to stay in David.. Thanks Guys!
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This is a great place to stace when in David, Panama. It has a relaxing pool and a outdoor breakfast area. There is an active bar with a TV to enjoy in the evenings. In addition there is a huge grocery store one block away and a restaurant right across the street with great
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Bambu Hostel is a very beautiful little place where you can spend the whole day with new people from around the world, cook in an outside kitchen and cool yourself in the pool. Rooms and baths are checked and cleaned permanently and also the volunteers of the hostel keep an eye
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Have you seen the local professional baseball team?
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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What is there to do in and around David City?
Hot Springs, waterfalls, canyon swimming, bambu hostel (see the coati), beach, rain forrest visit, ...festivals carnivals..
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how do we get there from David bus station
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 right and see bambu hostel sign 4 houses on the left...alternatively take a taxi from the bus terminal at about 3 USD
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hi I just put the inquiry into the hostel please give us a day to give you an answer in a budget for your request
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"Jungle dorm open with mozzie nets, other is AC, also private rooms. You choose"
"Dormitory in the tree house"
"I loved the open treehouse area naturally built with bambuuu"
"Jungle dorm is a fun experience if you are fine with sleeping in an outdoorish environment"
"Private room #9 is one with its own bathroom and shower."
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PRICE RANGE
USD 24 - USD 31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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bambu hotel david
LOCATION
PanamaChiriqui ProvinceDavid
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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