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    Hostel Portobelo

    No 3 Genea, Portobelo, Panama
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (8)
    Dining (16)
    Pool & Beach (3)
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    Overview

    • Excellent18%
    • Very good50%
    • Average18%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible6%
    3 weeks ago
    “Great views, great beer and awesome Thai food”
    13 Aug 2012
    “Probably the best you're going to get if you're unfortunate enough to get stuck in Portobelo for a night!”
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    La Casa Congo
    54 reviews
    #2 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Portobelo
     
    El Otro Lado
    96 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Portobelo
     
    Sister Moon Hotel
    110 reviews
    #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Isla Grande
     
    Hostel Wunderbar
    41 reviews
    #2 of 3 Speciality lodging in Isla Grande
     
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    1 - 5 of 16 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Cap jacks sits on the top of the hill in portobello, the air is much cooler up here escaping the humidity below. You have great views and cold beers. The manager was a great guy from the USA and very helpful showed us the great...More

    Thank sezl1982
    Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile
    Google Translation

    Diese Unterkunft kann sich eigentliche nicht wirklich Hostel nennen, es ist eher eine zusammengepferchte Übernachtungsmöglichkeit mit gesamthaft 21 Schlafplätzen. 10...More

    Thank NoW_CH
    Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile
    Google Translation

    Leider gibt es keine alternative in portobelo und die wenigen hostels im dorf sind überteuert...... aber wer kann sollte seinen...More

    Thank Susanne M
    Reviewed 13 August 2012

    Captain Jack himself was lovely, very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable on all things nautical. however, the hostel is distinctly average, pretty dark dingy rooms, dorms only ($13 a night). They serve surprisingly good food - a french/vietnamese chef (the red curry was AMAZING!). food is...More

    2  Thank PLPKN
    Response from CaptJackPortobelo, Owner at Hostel Portobelo

    Thanks for taking the time to comment on Captain Jack's. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Just to note, we have newly installed lights on dimmer switches in all the dorms. Don't know if they were in place for your stay. Rooms now are as bright...More

    Reviewed 15 May 2012

    The hostel can be quite cramped if it is full, which it may be when you visit (if you are looking/waiting for a boat like everyone else). The dorms are only cooled by fans, and these are insufficient should the dorms fill up. The beds...More

    2  Thank Christopher L
    Response from CaptJackPortobelo, Owner at Hostel Portobelo

    Thanks Christopher for taking the time to comment on Captain Jack's. Just wanted to let you know we heard you. WiFi and lockers [with a $5 deposit] are now free. Cheers, Capt Jack

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    110 reviews
    #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Isla Grande
     
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    41 reviews
    #2 of 3 Speciality lodging in Isla Grande
     
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    • Location
    • Panama >
    • Colon Province >
    • Portobelo
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    Dining (16)
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    schiggy
    Hi, i am coming to portobelo today. Is there a bed in a shared dorm available?
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    gwhentz
    Hello are pets accepted here? I have medium sized dog.
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    Room Tips
    "Sleep on the top bunks if you can - these tend to receive more air from the fans (which also helps to keep..."
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    "Dorms are kind in a bunker configuration. We were in the far back area, amongst our fellow sailing..."
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