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Hostal Casa Areka

Hostelworld.comUS$ 35*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 35*
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Ive met THE most wonderful people traveling Central America while staying in this casa. Great vibes, helpful staff, clean kitchen and bathrooms. You have a supermarket just in front open 24 hours, and the bay is only 10 minutes away on foot. Definitely will be staying here again in the future! They also arrange awesome trips to the San Blas...

Thank Alejandro A
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We tried to book a tour through the hostel. We had to come back to them THREE times before realizing they were asking MUCH MORE than the regular price. Go to Mamallena hostel, it's much better and the most honest place concerning prices and tours.

Thank siuppolina
Reviewed 25 June 2016

It's such a comfortable friendly place to stay. The staff are awesome, very friendly and helpful. Most importantly reliable. Even when busy they did what they said they would. Also they can speak English which was a big plus for me being terrible at Spanish. Pool was amazing. I've stayed in alot of hostels this is one of the best....

1Thank GypsyAngiel
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Great place to meet backpackers and socialize :) Basic accommodation (bunk beds) which make noise with every move so that was a drawback, but otherwise well-equipped kitchen with necessary stuff for pancakes in the morning, enough showers, very amicable hosts, billiards-TV-books-music-chill zone, small pool with outdoors tables and chairs, huge 24/7 supermarket just 2 minutes away, shuttles to/from Tocumen airport...

1Thank Yulia K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Can recommend this hostel highly. We got an overnight bus and arrived very early and they accommodated us at 4.30am which was awesome. Very comfy beds with great air con! Location is good... Next to a 24hr supermarket and 10 min walk from the shopping malls. Staff very friendly and helpful, kitchen can sometimes can get a bit busy but...

Thank Troy B
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Slipped a disc in my back during my stay here. The staff were great; Kind snd caring and helping out when I couldn't carry bags or do my washing. They arranged my taxi to airport and explained to taxi man who then helped me at the airport - Much appreciated indeed!

1Thank Hannah W
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 11 May 2016

It is just ok....Very bad WiFi, the worst I have experienced on my trip!! It worked only like 30% of the time and very slow! It was Very Expensive like everything else in Panama! Excellent location! with a 24 hrs. Supermarket and ATM's very close. The room had 8 beds which left no room for lockers or to move around....It...

Thank Pac R
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We paid 45 dollar per night for a private room. Very loud music almost every night (we stayed 4 nights). It looked like people are living here, we felt that we were in their personal space all the time. In day time there is always someone laying or sleeping on the couch, some are staff and some not (but living...

1Thank Marcelle v
Bentley, Canada
Reviewed 13 April 2016

This hostel has fantastic amenities, good chill out areas, computer and great kitchen. Good price and decent rooms. The staff are amazing though! Especially Alejandro, he´s the dude, the man, the bee´s knees, the cat´s meow, the knockout, a seriously helpful dude. Can´t say enough good stuff!

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 4 nights, and it was one of my best hostel experiences so far. Just across the street is one of the best supermarkets. One of the rooms have hot water, and it's clean and nice both in the rooms, kitchen and bathrooms. They do laundry for 5 dollar, and the staff is really helpful. Not everybody...

Thank Merethe G

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We arrange trips to San blas and Sailing trips to Cartagena! Hostel Casa Areka is located in the heart of Panama City close to the vibrant district “Calle Uruguay”. There is a 24hr supermarket opposite of the hostel and two big malls, many restaurants and bars as well as the bus stop (e.g. to the Panama Canal or Casco Viejo) in walking distance. The highlight of our hostel is the amazing pool area surrounded by palm trees with a BBQ area where you can hang out. Inside we have a common room with a pool table and a common kitchen that is equipped with everything you need to cook your own meals (remember there is a 24hr supermarket across the street). We offer private rooms as well as dorms – all with air-conditioning. Breakfast and Internet are included. We also offer laundry service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Casa Areka

Address: Calle Ramon H Jurado | Calle 56 Este, Panama City 0834, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: ₹ 905 - ₹ 3,103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Casa Areka 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The room close to the social zone may be really noise-affected at night.”
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“I booked a private double room, they are big, quite with air con”
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“upstairs more quiet”
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“Ask for the room by the front door if you want the quieter rooms”
KnutMarius, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Dorms are GREAT if you want to meet people and are Traveling Solo. Everyone was really nice and it was a great stay. The Private on the first floor was good sized and close to the bathroom.”
488rb, 4 Apr 2015 | Read review
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