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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Nice and clean hostel, right with the playground in Bocas Town. The staff was very friendly and you meet cool people from all over the world. Only thing I would say that was a little bad was the Wi-Fi. Enjoy your stay in Bocas del Toro and go for Hostel Heike! 👍🏻

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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Over all the place is awesome. Great location and everything you need. Near buses, restraunts, boat taxi and party places. Has great kitchen, wifi and free water. Rooms were clean and tons of space. Even checked for bed bugs with past reviews but nothing. Would reccommend it to any budget traveler or anyone looking for a good affordable hostel. Staff...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I stayed 4 nights in that hostel. The staff was friendly and the location central. If you decide to book your bed/room there, try to get the room in the back in order to avoid the loudly noise of the next door bar music till approx. 1:00 AM. The safe boxes provided in the room are too small to store...

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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We spent a night over there in a privet room with shared bathroom and it was ok. The fans didn't do much, there wasn't hot water , not good wiifi and the pancacks were with alot of cinamon!!! We thought the price (28$) was high for value. The staff was helpfull and it was in a perfect location.

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

For 11$ a night this hostel has so much to offer - free pancake breakfast until 12 (!!) so you actually don't miss it every day cause you partied the night before. Also amazing staff! Location is also really good and they've got a really nice rooftop terrace

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff! Great environment for meeting new people with a relaxing rooftop patio. The pancakes included in the price have been my favorite so far during my travels. Safe and secure area as well! Thanks Heike!

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed here for 2 nights in a private room and it was awsome. They even offer us a Heike Family dinner (they do it every friday) people alway up for give you advice of where to go, Free Pancakes and coffe everyday. If youare looking for a nice and clean place to stay I recommend you...

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1Thank Gabriel C
Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Hostel overall was nice, good, well equipped kitchen and really nice roof terrace and chill out area. Rooms were hot but clean and comfy. Warm showers was a definite plus. Breakfast of make your own pancakes was a good idea, and really liked the free water, bananas and coffee. Mostly the stay was made by the staff, they were all...

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1Thank immyjoness
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice stay at Heike, nice atmosphere, very chill people. The hostel was clean and comfortable, only cons are the closing time of the rooftop at 10 pm and the unstable wifi. I'd recommend anyone to go there and will go back for sharks!

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1Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Heike was a nice place to stay. Location is good, although with a town as small as Bocas, every location is central. We booked a private room, which lived up to expectations for the price. There is no AC, so expect hot rooms. The staff was very friendly and provided some good advice on tours and transportation. Public areas are...

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  • Breakfast included
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Address: Calle 3, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Price Range: $17 - $37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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“Back of the hostel in order to avoid the loudly music of the next door bar not open on thanks G*d on Mondays.”
 of 5 bubbles seliyakim, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best with Air Cond.”
 of 5 bubbles 813juant, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Personally AC was too cold, fan was plenty and no mosquitoes bothered me”
 of 5 bubbles vivian_alive, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Make yourself some pancakes in the morning and go eat upstairs at the rooftop area”
 of 5 bubbles A_drft, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Get the A/C dorm!”
 of 5 bubbles MariaAndando, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
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