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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 7 November 2014

I stayed here with a group for 5 nights and will definitely never come back. At least for that a long time. I really liked the place the first night I was here. I was up for a party and it was awesome not having to leave the hostel to do that. There was a lot of people and you...

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Heidelberg, Australia
Reviewed 7 October 2014

We didn't stay here, but we came here to make use of the bar for a friends birthday. What a night! This bar is a must visit. Great drink prices, swings so you can jump in the water, and it's only a short water taxi ride away from the main island.

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Thank Michelle N
Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

A good friend of mine and I just stayed here for 6 days in the 12 person dorm. Nice and roomy, nice bathroom, and some massive fans to keep us cool at night. The chef is amazing. We ate here almost every night! And the free pancakes and coffee every morning hit the spot. Alcohol prices are cheap too. I...

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Thank Katy F
Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

The hostel has a very cool location on the water and a fresh atmosphere. Good English talking staff, who is helpful. Good breakfast. But if you want to have a good night sleep, you should not stay here. It turns into a bar with loud music in the evening and you are actually sleeping in the disco, so if you're...

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Thank Girlfromdenmark1
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Coolest place in Bocas! Coolest. Place. Ever. Carenero Island has amazing personality and Aqua Lounge is its heartbeat. Just close enough to the madness of Bocas Town (main island) but just far enough away when you want some peace. Built entirely over the water, your hostel room, the restaurant and the bar all have amazing views and put caribbean blue...

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Thank Benedict S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2014

The hostel is cool but ruined by the attitude to guests. Once you get into the dorm you are greeted with a list of costs should you move bed, change locker, get the bed damp (120$) amongst all else. Tried to ignore it. The staff are great with the one exception of the rude and obnoxious manger/owner. He is very...

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Thank GEORGE D
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 August 2014

We nicknamed our room 'the pit' as it was a stinking hot oven with no windows to the outside room. We got another room at a hostel down the road because of this. What we did do is keep 'the pit' and use it as a room for any of the boys who were gonna get lucky at the huge...

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1Thank 84Tom84
Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

Ive been here twice and it's awesome! The first time the place was packed with backpackers (later we found out locals can't visit the place), the second time was very calm but we had a beerpong tournament and had an awesome evening anyway. The drinks are cheap, the barstaff is very friendly and they have swings that go into the...

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1Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

100% best place to stay in Bocas. Great setting, amazing food and overall good value. Wednesday and Saturday nights are part nights until 5am, couldn't ask for much more from a hostel. Oh and happy hour isn't too shabby with its $1 beers! Would highly recommend to anyone that wants a good time, book in advance if possible!

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Property is basically a shambles of tacked on rooms and spaces. No air flow, and no AC to compensate for this. It is in desperate need of an overhaul and upgrade. They are building new additions to this place but they really should be using the time and money to upgrade the old and worn out existing structure that is...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The only entirely over the water hostel in Bocas del Toro. Just 1 minute boat ride away from Bocas town, lies in wait the best time in Bocas. Walking distance from the beach and 3 surf spots. Comfy dorms, 5,4,3 and 2 person private rooms and hammocks to chill ....starting at 12 dollars a night, including free breakfast, free wifi, towel and snorkel rental, onsite laundry and in dorm lockers. We offer safe swimming areas, sea swings, ocean trampoline, tarzan swing, dive tower, sundeck, lounge chairs, hammocks, beer pong tables, indo boards, tour arrangements (fishing, spearfishing, beach, surfing, day trips, etc.), sister surf school, delicious restaurant, tasty cheap beverages, happy hour all day for guests and a staff that loves their life is just the beginning. So come and enjoy Bocas del Toro in the best way possible, in a happy place for happy people. AQUA LOUNGE.... Paradises Playground. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aqua Lounge Bar & Hostel

Address: Isla Carenero, Carenero Island, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Carenero Island
Price Range: €11 - €12 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Aqua Lounge Bar Hotel Bocas Del Toro Province
Aqua Lounge Bar And Hostel
Aqua Lounge Bar & Hostel Carenero Island, Panama - Bocas Del Toro
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