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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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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 6 July 2015

    I stayed at Tungara for about a week. It was the cleanest $10 hostel by far, and really welcoming. Great location, had a room that looked out on the balcony and park. Really nice staff as well. My only complaint would have been the lack...More

    Thank RaeMP
    Reviewed 5 July 2015

    My first stay in Bocas was in mid February 2015. I came across this hostel by chance and was super happy I found it. I felt very welcome and comfortable right from the start, thanks to the really friendly and helpful staff, so I stayed...More

    Thank Corinne H
    Reviewed 3 June 2015

    I've stayed at Tungara for 4 nights and loved it! the staff was amazingly friendly, fun and also very helpful! the rooms are big and I absolutely loved the bathroom within the room: shower, 2 sinks, lots of space to leave your toothbrush etc. there's...More

    Thank RamonaTravel
    Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

    Got a room in this hostel. Later read tripadvisor reviews stating bed bugs. Checked the room and sure enough they were crawling in the sheets. Had to find another hotel an midnight. Rooms were decent enough and staff very friendly but clearly they have an...More

    3  Thank IanD007
    Response from panamajoules, Owner at Calipso HostelResponded 3 July 2015

    We're very, but very sorry about this. And we wouldn't have put you in this room if we thought there was a problem there. We have a new management and maintenance team that has been tackling this situation and fortunately it's under control now. Besides...More

    Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

    Between the hours of 5pm to 3am, a fellow backpacker and I were moved into 3 different rooms, all with bed bugs. There was not a massive amount but bed bugs are bed bugs. On a more positive note the staff gave us a full...More

    2  Thank KMWD15
    Response from panamajoules, Owner at Calipso HostelResponded 3 July 2015

    We're very, but very sorry about this. And we wouldn't have changed you to several roomsif we thought there was a problem in each of them. We have a new management and maintenance team that has been tackling this situation and fortunately it's under control...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • USD 10 - USD 11 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking 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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