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    Bambu Hostel

    Calle Virgincita | San Mateo neighborhood, David 0426, Panama
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    Room & Suite (19)
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    • Excellent47%
    • Very good32%
    • Average11%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible4%
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    “private room” (20 reviews)
    “tree house” (13 reviews)
    “outdoor kitchen” (12 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Poolside Bar
    Laundry Service
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

    Wi-fi Works 60 % of the time in the kitchen area which is the best place to hang out. One of the employees showed me how to reset the wifi extender, which did the trick when the wifi didn't work. WiFi is decently fast, but...More

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    Response from Gregg L, Owner at Bambu HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    During his stay we had a couple days where the wifi extender box was de programed because this guy decided to unplug it. We got a technician to re program it and the wife is awesome now. The jungle house dorm that he mentions is...More

    Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

    Great little hostel in David! Location isn’t the best, but there’s a supermarket walking distance away and the hostel has a fully stocked kitchen! Rooms are comfy, clean and cool and staff are friendly and helpful! The best hostel in David!

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    Reviewed 15 November 2017

    I stayed here for two nights late Oct 2017. I know David is not an exciting place so wanted a decent place. Loved it on sight. Loved the cool pool and shady garden , open air kitchen with more than ample cooking utensils all neat...More

    Thank Angela S
    Reviewed 29 September 2017

    No receipt given and said we did not pay. Paid anyway as taxi was waiting and owner was about to send our taxi to the airport away. American owner from NYC was very condescending and rude while handing me my receipt. Told him what I...More

    Thank Nelson V
    Response from Gregg L, Owner at Bambu HostelResponded 11 October 2017

    Thanks for the 3 stars! He wanted to leave without paying. He was getting into a taxi, and told me he will pay me when he gets back to Canada. I said, I doesn't work like that and insisted that he pay us for our...More

    Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

    First of all the hostel is lovely; features a treetop dorm, as well an air conditioned one and some private rooms. It was dead quiet when we arrived there which was awesome for our second night in panama. It has a nice pool and some...More

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    Response from Gregg L, Owner at Bambu HostelResponded 12 October 2017

    Give David a chance! This is authentic Panama. I know everyone wants to get to Boquette and Bocas but those places are not real Panama. They have been "gringonized" to such an extent that hardly any Panamanians even live there anymore. Boquette has become a...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
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    • US$ 10 - US$ 29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 7
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    • Panama >
    • Chiriqui Province >
    • David
    • Also Known As
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    • Bambu Hostel David, Panama - Chiriqui
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    1 July 2016|
    Response from Gregg L | Property representative |
    yes. there is a stadium here in town. Its a fun night out to watch a professional game, and its verry low priced.There are food and snanks/drinks being served too.
    19 December 2015|
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    Response from agent421 | Property representative |
    Hot Springs, waterfalls, canyon swimming, bambu hostel (see the coati), beach, rain forrest visit, ...festivals carnivals..
    14 September 2015|
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    Response from agent421 | Property representative |
    You can take a bus for .35 cents, find the bus that is going to 'frontera' (frontier) ask to get off at the 'azucerera' (santa rosa sugar factory) with your back to the sugar factory walk about one block take your first... More
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    "Jungle dorm open with mozzie nets, other is AC, also private rooms. You choose"
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    "Dormitory in the tree house"
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    "I loved the open treehouse area naturally built with bambuuu"
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    "Jungle dorm is a fun experience if you are fine with sleeping in an outdoorish environment"
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