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    Bambu Hostel

    Calle Virgincita | San Mateo neighborhood, David 0426, Panama
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    Overview
    • Excellent49%
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    • Average10%
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    • Terrible4%
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    “tree house” (19 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 174 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Firstly: If you dont have a good reason to stay in David, you might as well skip this city - there is really not too much to see or do there... Secondly: If you are staying in David, you should definately choose the Hostel Bambu!...More

    Thank aurel86
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I travel through David for work quite a bit and this was a great little reprieve from the hot city. I had a quick stay but the pool and clean kitchen, nice staff and cold beer was just what was needed after running around all...More

    Thank Bocassailing
    Reviewed 30 March 2017

    The hostel is great, chilled, clean and the staff were very friendly and helpful. It has a pool, a jungle tree-house, banana trees and a coati. When we were there a bearded dragon roamed through the garden which was cool. Would defiantly recommend and staff...More

    Thank oootrain
    Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

    Just had a quick one night stop over here on way to Costa rica. Easy to find location Outdoor jungle area was beautiful and very relaxed. Pool was not working while we were there. Good kitchen set up! Dorms were clean and okay. Wish the...More

    Thank Ashlee D
    Response from Gregg L, Owner at Bambu HostelResponded 17 March 2017

    the pool was down for 2 days. its back now and crystalline!!

    Reviewed 8 March 2017

    I stayed in the Bambu Hostel for five nights in a private room with A/C and private bathroom (warm water available!). They also have a phantastic looking treehouse (dorm) in the garden and they also offer a regular dorm, both with shared bathroom. The kitchen...More

    Thank Sabrina R
    Waterfall Hostel
    13 reviews
    #6 of 14 Speciality lodging in David
     
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    36 reviews
    #2 of 14 B&amp;Bs / Inns in David
     
    Hotel Puerta del Sol
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    Hotel Residencial Cervantes
    68 reviews
    #6 of 13 hotels in David
     
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$10 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 7
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    • Location
    • Panama >
    • Chiriqui Province >
    • David
    • Also Known As
    • Bambu Hotel David ,
    • Bambu Hostel David, Panama - Chiriqui
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    agent421
    1 July 2016|
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    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.
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    agent421
    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..
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    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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    "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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    "Private room #9 is one with its own bathroom and shower."
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