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Austin, TX
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2009

There is no service or amenities here. The rooms are dirty with very old bedding material. Although there is a kitchen, access is prohibited. The owners are both rude and lazy. Travellers on a budget should stay at Palmar Surf Camp 1/2km down the beach. Although Costazul is on the beach, it is next to the river outlet which brings... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2009

My family and I reserved a room for two nights at costazul beach hostal. We were asked to pre-pay for the room when we arrived in Panama city by depositing full payment in a bank account. It seemed strange, but we followed directions. When we arrived around 3pm, there was nobody there -- nobody working and no guests. We drove... More 

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Reviewed 1 April 2009

We called before we showed up and asked if it was still possible to have dinner. The lady (young adult) on the phone stated it was no problem. We showed up 15mn after our call, and she sayed the kitchen was closed! She told us 'You stay?! or you leave?!' with a mocking smile. We decided to stay as it... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2008

We moved to Hostal Costazul from Rio Mar Surf Camp. Hostal Costazul was far superior for less money. They also had internet which was nice. It was clean and spacious and on the beach. The owners were nice too. They had animals which were very friendly and nice. We paid about $35/night for a room.

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Portland OR
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Reviewed 25 July 2008

If you want to stay on a nice beach without the crowds,relax like never before or just want a TRUE Panamanian experience then this is the place! I was looking for a place on the beach outside of Panama City and ran in to Hostal Costazul. Borris & Barbara are awesome hosts. Hang out wilth the locals or go off... More 

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Address: V Delmira Cl A La Playa Casa 84 Correo, San Carlos, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > San Carlos
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
Costazul Beach Hotel San Carlos
Costazul Beach Panama/San Carlos
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