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    Hostel Portobelo

    No 3 Genea, Portobelo, Panama
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveller (8)
          Dining (16)
          Pool & Beach (3)
          • Excellent18%
          • Very good52%
          • Average18%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible6%
          6 Apr 2017
          “Great views, great beer and awesome Thai food”
          13 Aug 2012
          “Probably the best you're going to get if you're unfortunate enough to get stuck in Portobelo for a night!”
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Room Service
          Fitness centre
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
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          Reviews (16)
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          1 - 5 of 12 reviews

          Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

          Cap jacks sits on the top of the hill in portobello, the air is much cooler up here escaping the humidity below. You have great views and cold beers. The manager was a great guy from the USA and very helpful showed us the great...More

          Thank sezl1982
          Reviewed 13 August 2012

          Captain Jack himself was lovely, very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable on all things nautical. however, the hostel is distinctly average, pretty dark dingy rooms, dorms only ($13 a night). They serve surprisingly good food - a french/vietnamese chef (the red curry was AMAZING!). food is...More

          2  Thank PLPKN
          Response from CaptJackPortobelo, Owner at Hostel PortobeloResponded 27 November 2012

          Thanks for taking the time to comment on Captain Jack's. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Just to note, we have newly installed lights on dimmer switches in all the dorms. Don't know if they were in place for your stay. Rooms now are as bright...More

          Reviewed 15 May 2012

          The hostel can be quite cramped if it is full, which it may be when you visit (if you are looking/waiting for a boat like everyone else). The dorms are only cooled by fans, and these are insufficient should the dorms fill up. The beds...More

          2  Thank Christopher L
          Response from CaptJackPortobelo, Owner at Hostel PortobeloResponded 27 November 2012

          Thanks Christopher for taking the time to comment on Captain Jack's. Just wanted to let you know we heard you. WiFi and lockers [with a $5 deposit] are now free. Cheers, Capt Jack

          Reviewed 3 May 2012

          I had a absolutely amazing time staying in Portobelo... the lil town has a incredibly rich history and a somewhat unique, laidback lifestyle. Getting there is very easy from Panama City.... you take the bus from Albrook bus station to Colon, but you need to...More

          3  Thank Brian B
          Reviewed 14 April 2012

          We stayed in Portobello hostel trying to see if we could get a boat to Columbia. We ended up not getting a boat because we did not have much time, but we stayed in Portobelo for two nights and explored the town. Captain Jack is...More

          Thank aartemyeva
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          • US$ 12 - US$ 40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 4
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          • Location
          • Panama >
          • Colon Province >
          • Portobelo
          • Also Known As
          • Hostel Portobelo Panama
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          Dining (16)
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          "Sleep on the top bunks if you can - these tend to receive more air from the fans (which also helps to keep..."
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          "Dorms are kind in a bunker configuration. We were in the far back area, amongst our fellow sailing..."
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