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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

I booked to stay at Franklins through Mamallena (a hostel in Panama City). Here they have all of the information about the different islands and call and make the bookings for you. It was a lot cheaper than going through other adventure companies. Here is...More

9  Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Everything from the ride over to the island to the stay was great. The accommodations are simple....huts w sand flooring, basic bed and a sheet, but that's what we were looking for. The island is small and you can walk around the whole thing in...More

3  Thank Lorena J
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

The small Franklin island divided to two hostels. I stayed at Cabañas Senidup in the northern side. They offer both dorm and private rooms, 3 meals, cold sodas and beer, toilets and showers (with brackish water), hammocks, volleyball court, islands tours, and of course -...More

1  Thank 567chenb
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Island is very nice. But small and up to 95 beds!! impossible to stay on hight season. Franklin and other staff are very unfriendly. They only care about money. Food really bad. No fresh fish, bad rice... I DO NOT RECOMEND THIS ISLAND

Thank Xavi P
Reviewed 15 August 2015

When we were there the island was very quiet. It is a great place to relax and enjoy the amazing scenery. It is very basic and the food is OK, but that's all part of the experience! I wouldn't recommend it for families or couples,...More

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"The rooms on the left side as you approach the island are the best. They open right to the beach"
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"You share the hut with 4-6 people, but you can choose to opt for private hut only if there is any available."
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"Please ask Franklin hoe human waste is disposed of."
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"There are single and multiple. You're probably going to get the same low quality sleep anywhere."
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