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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very nice hostel, staff is very helpful,nice and smiling! Super clean, lots of showers/bathrooms and a rooftop to chill! Well situated, it is perfect if you like to do activities/parties but then come back into a friendly, relax and safe place to sleep! Definitively enjoyed my stay, ended up adding 2 nights! Thanks heike! 😊

1Thank Em M
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The beds are ok. The noise from the street is ludacris sometimes. Location is absolutely perfect. Do it yourself pancakes are edible. The atmosphere is do-able. At the moment I was there 2 of the rooms suffered from bugs. There is a lot of potential in this place. Get a bucket of paint. Brighten up the place and get some...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The room was dark and small for 4 beds. Facilities like showers require an update. Location is easy to find and WiFi is available. There is a good bar as well as a supermarkt within 3 minutes walking distance. Overall the hostel is functional.

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Рига, Латвия
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and clean hostel in the very center of Isla Colon, however it's pretty calm and quite as located a bit further from a central square. There is an amazing roof terrace with hammocks, sofas, tables, where to read books, have a lunch, talk to other quests or to work. Like a small oasis in the heart of crowdy party...

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Daniel S, Owner at Hostel Heike, responded to this review

We are so happy that you stayed with us at Hostel Heike. We work hard to ensure that everyone that stays at Heike appreciates that we do our very best to make Heike a home away from home for travelers coming to Bocas and reviews like yours make all of our hard work worth it. Come back and stay with...

Reviewed 13 January 2017

The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. Ideal location right on the main strip of town. Nice and clean bedding, with option for air-conditioned room. Delicious pancake breakfast and sweet rooftop area. Overall, definitely would recommend staying here. The kind of hostel that attracts young fun-loving backpackers and surfers.

Thank michaela b
Seattle, United States
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I paid extra to get a private room. I was OK not having air conditioning, but because of this I had to sleep with the windows open. The screens were torn, so the bugs could get in. Music next door blared until past 2 a.m. When I turned back the sheets to get into bed, a bunch of cockroaches scurried...

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Had good customer service and a good location but lacked in other ways. Wifi was really bad and kitchen was very messy. The room was cheap thankfully and had fans but the individual lockers were too small to store much. Liked the idea of a rooftop chill area but it closed too early for us to use.

Thank Erica P
Daniel S, Owner at Hostel Heike, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. We really appreciate the compliments and the comments. We are glad that you had a great time but will working to make sure that the facilities are perfect for you on your next stay. Cheers,

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Good sized dorms, that were clean along with the bathrooms. Comfy beds. Self-serve breakfast, pancakes, and a lot of them! Good kitchen facilities. Good central locations. Staff really friendly, chilled and helpful. Booked onto the boat tour from here, wouldn't recommend as not much snorkelling.

Thank alicedem91
Daniel S, Owner at Hostel Heike, responded to this review

So happy to hear that you loved what we had to offer at Hostel Heike. We pride ourselves for being a home away from home for our guests and among the ways we do it are by keeping the hostel clean, providing comfy beds, a great kitchen and yummy breakfast! Sorry the tour was not up to snuff. We will...

Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This hostel's location is very good. Just in the main Street, with a souvenir store next to it and a lot of supermarkets all around. I had a little issue with a couple that also was staying in my room, so I spoke to the manager to see if I could change rooms to which she agreed without any hesitation....

Thank Talyballentine
Daniel S, Owner at Hostel Heike, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your stay. I was so happy to hear how helpful your staff was on your visit. We pride ourselves on having such friendly and helpful staff members. We are sorry to hear that the wifi was not up to par. We will be getting a new modem and new routers in the coming weeks so...

Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We've been at the hostel for a couple days. Great conditions, the crew is so kind and helpful and a very decent price. Although we had many troubles and things that we change our mind they helped us a lot!

Thank netanelp5
Daniel S, Owner at Hostel Heike, responded to this review

Glad we were able to help with your troubles. So happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Hostel Heike. Have a great rest of your travels!

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Additional Information about Hostel Heike

Address: Calle 3, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Price Range: ₹ 872 - ₹ 1,879 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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“Back of the hostel in order to avoid the loudly music of the next door bar not open on thanks G*d on Mondays.”
 of 5 bubbles seliyakim, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best with Air Cond.”
 of 5 bubbles 813juant, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Personally AC was too cold, fan was plenty and no mosquitoes bothered me”
 of 5 bubbles vivian_alive, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Make yourself some pancakes in the morning and go eat upstairs at the rooftop area”
 of 5 bubbles A_drft, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Get the A/C dorm!”
 of 5 bubbles MariaAndando, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
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