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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Overall place was ok. Big plus are the kitchen, free breakfast and roof terrace. Place is kept clean. But didnt stay, because dorm was very basic, no AC and beds were not very comfy... The showers are too small. Wifi was on and off and not consistent.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

It's the right place to stay at Bocas. Rooms are simple, provide a decent locker and beds have good mattress. The staff is the most friendly and helpful you can find. Plus there's Nice common areas, and a great roof top terrace. Well equiped kitchen, with most things available like oil, salt, etc. breakfast pancakes are delicious too. Go for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

2 English girls in fan dorm - we really loved this hostel! Staff were friendly and helpful, especially Chris. The rooms were spacious with shelves and hooks. The bathrooms were large and clean. Showers hot and powerful! The kitchen is well equipped and large enough for a few people to cook at a time. There is free pancake breakfast. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

Well equipped kitchen, great pancake breakfast and coffee included. the rooms and bathrooms are clean and had great water pressure. The location was central, right across from the main park. Met lots of people and really enjoyed my stay

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Daniel S, Owner at Hostel Heike, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. At Heike we pride ourselves on being a home away from home for our guests and we do our best to show it by providing well equipped and clean facilities. Happy travels. More 

Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

I was in several hostels in Bocas and Heike is best combined price, cleanliness, service and location. It is a fun typical wooden house Bocas and colors right in front of the park which ensures quiet at night if you want to relax and just 2 min of the different bars if you want party. The best is the staff,... More 

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Daniel S, Owner at Hostel Heike, responded to this review

Thank you so much for giving Heike the best overall in Bocas. We know that a hostel is the sum of many part and we try our best to touch on each on of them. We were happy to hear you liked out typical Bocas style house, friendly and social but quiet atmosphere and the roof top balcony. Glad you... More 

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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

This hostel, whilst the staff were so pleasant and helpful, is a total rip off. The dorms are expensive and our air conditioning wasn't working. Bocas is so hot so AC was necessary. The bathrooms are also not clean and the whole hostel had a really dark, depressing atmosphere. I'd recommend selina hostel for a more social atmosphere. We left... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Hostel Heike was a nice place to stay in Bocas town. The walls were colourfully painted clapboard which made it really pretty. The breakfast of pancakes was good (you had to make them yourself though) but there were no bananas while we were there. The hostel was social but chilled, if you want to party there are always people up... More 

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panama
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

I love this hostel...people there are awsome...nice staff, breakfast included...thats a pro ... Everything is clean...i like the idea of using air condition from.11 pm to 10am in the morning ....save energy

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Reviewed 3 May 2016

Perfect little charming hostel on the main street on Isla Colon. Free breakfasts, great staff, only hostel ive been where the manager knows everyone by name, and in return gets a hug when guests leave.Great downstairs social area and roof terrace. i love this place. Have stayed 3 times and will again.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Perfect if you like to connect with other travellers. The accommodation itself is outstanding for a hostel. Hot water in the shower, neat and clean. The lady that takes care of everything (Diana) is so friendly and has a bubbly personality, she has the connections for going on great trips on the island. Highly recommended!! Definitely going back.

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Hostel Heike

Address: Calle 3, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Hostel Heike Bocas Del Toro, Panama - Bocas Town
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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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