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Hostel Villa Vento Surf

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best hostels I have been to. It's a really cool place to hang out and to meet people. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly. I would definitely recommend this hostel and will be back.

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Wilrijk, Belgium
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfull place to stay ! Recommend iT to everyone, very welcome host and staff they do everything to make you feel welcome. Also very Nice area to stay close to everything. And breakfast is pancakes!

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Wien, Österreich
Reviewed 9 September 2016

the hostel is easy to find and near the multicentro and the bus station to the airport. everything was very clean and well equipped (especially the kitchen). there's a pool to refresh which is great in a hot city like panama city! the lobby was just great to chill, very comfy and cool music during the day. if you like...

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Thank vikoletts
Aschaffenburg, Germany
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Perfect place in a perfect location. The hostel is very clean, the beds are comfy and the staff is just awesome. I can recommend this place to everyone who is looking for a cool atmosphere. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you could think of. Carlos, Carmelo and William from the staff will make you feel home immediately and...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I had an amazing time at villa vento hostel! I loved the common area, it was great for meeting other people. The rooms are clean and the staff are super helpful. I received lots of good recommendations from Daniel for restaurants in the area and he convinced me to go to playa morrillo, which ended being one of my favorite...

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

The dorm rooms were fine, facilities are good (including a nice pool) and prices are reasonable. The staff was friendly and the other guests were nice. The place is situated in a good neighbourhood, close to the financial center of the city, but the casco viejo and other sights are a bit out of the way.

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Thank Ruben K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The hostel is located in the center of the city and a safe area to walk. Arriving to the hostel was a sensation that walking at home and staff make us feel comfortable, the social area with the swimming pool is great to relax with friends and have few drinks. The guy in the reception of the hostel will provide...

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Thank cocolondon2016
United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I stayed at all 3 Hostel Villa Vento Surf's in Panama and would recommend them to anyone visiting Panama. The staff are friendly, accomodating and there is always a friendly atmosphere. Everyone wants to get to know each other and the facilities are excellent. Rooms are clean, bathrooms are great and the kitchen facilities are good.

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Thank Danielle C
Zürich
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We had a great experience at Villa Vento Hostel. We arrived at 4.30am and were allowed to sleep on the Couch in the common area which was very appreciated. The San Blas tour was very well organized. Staff was really nice and helpful, the owner is amazing himself :-) Pancake breakfast every morning was amaaazing, however, the kitchen is too...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Stayed 4 days in private room with private bath (only one in hostel). Its a tiny room attached to the laundry. Its ok. Bit claustrophobic tho due to the size even though it has a window, There is not much light. Bathroom is decent. Its loud as its attached to the laundry and kitchen. Wifi somewhat reaches room. The staff...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Hostel Villa Vento Surf! A great place to meet other travellers. Our hostel is located in the beautiful and safe neighborhood of Marbella. We have a swimming pool in our garden, a great lounge where you can watch TV (new 50 plasma), listen to music, drink a beer. and just relax! Also we organize fun activities during the week. We offer the perfect balance between a fun and a relaxed atmosphere. The rooms are separated from the social areas for those who want an early night. We want you to feel like a traveller here, and not a tourist. You can come at any time (24 hours reception) and if the rooms are not ready yet, you can relax in the social areas. Last but not least, we arrange trips to San Blas and sailing trips to Cartagena! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Villa Vento Surf

Address: Calle 47, Casa 7, Panama City 0811, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: ₹ 954 - ₹ 2,180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Hostel Villa Vento Surf Hotel Panama City
Hostel Villa Vento Surf Panama/Panama City
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“I stayed in the dorms and they were great. Very clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles daniellecX4019BO, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“7 bed dorm room is the best choice since it's a lot more private than the 8 bed dorm (connected to yet another dorm. So: loud)”
 of 5 bubbles swisstraveller2000, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“four bed dorm was quiet and nice”
 of 5 bubbles 970nicolasl, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in the dorm at the front of the hostel which was excellent and felt quite private.”
 of 5 bubbles Kate-Coxy, 4 May 2015 | Read review
“It's still a hostel. Pay extra for the private if you want that. Pick a bunk nearest the A/C in the dorm.”
 of 5 bubbles 159matthewh, 22 Oct 2013 | Read review
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