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Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We arrived in Bocas shocked by the prices of dorm rooms. Of all the hostels in good locations, Hostel Heike is the best value. Laid back staff are really helpful and friendly. Well equipped kitchen and free breakfast. Great little hostel. Good atmosphere for meeting people if traveling alone.

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Thank Natasha B
Winterthur, Switzerland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

I stayd there for one night. I took the Room with AC and there was a beep noise all night long. It really drove me crazy. Long beep sounds for a second, after 2 seconds again. Thats why i left today already. The hotel is nice, staff is ok. (Beep came from two different sides outside of the room)

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Ingolstadt
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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed 1 Night in the dorm which was very noisy next to the balcony. If you stay in another dorm its much better. After we switched to a private room. Very simple but totally Fine for that price. Stuff is amazing and kitchen has everything you need. Would come back Any Time.

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Thank Elisabeth R
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

The Star I am referring to is the star given to this hostel in the LP guide. Although this hostel may have all of the amenities you are looking for, including wifi, filtered water, a kitchen, a roof-top, it still wouldn't be my number 1 recommendation for Bocas. Here's why: -the shower stalls are tiny and I questioned the cleanliness... More 

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Thank Bekki B
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Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for four nights, we enjoyed the atmosphere, the nice staff, the rooftop and the breakfast a lot. Ok bathrooms and AC in some of the rooms. I recommend it for backpackers that are looking for a good time for a reasonable price!

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Thank Linnéa W
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

The best thing about this place was the incredible pancake breakfast in the morning made with organic chocolate and cinnamon syrup. Beyond that, it was nothing special. The rooms are fine, but not too big, a little run-down. We opted for AC which was nice, but $2 more a night. There isn't very much common area space at all. WiFi... More 

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Thank Brad N
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

These guys do it right. The dorms are spacious and comfortable, the location and service is great, the rooftop hammocks are very nice and the pancakes were the best I've ever had, all for a reasonable price.

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Thank bigbadblackbear
Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

Good vibe, good people. The building by itself is magnifique.The other clients are very respectful and respect the quiet hours. We really enjoyed having the free pancakes on the morning. Might be a LITTLE bit more expensive then some other places in Bocas but it is super clean and it worth it.

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Thank Chuckog
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

The best thing is breakfast, huge pot of pancake mix. Otherwise kind of seedy and worn. We slept in a fan dorm upstairs, updeck. The beds were squeeking and moving around the place. Fans and lockers are ok. The place is pretty loud, but clean.

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Thank Miroslav K
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44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed my staying at this hostel, the staff were helpful and friendly! The hostel and the toilets very clean. Breakfast included! The price a bit cheaper than other hostels around! Very nice atmosphere with place to chill on the roof! The location is perfect! But the Wifi was so bad!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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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
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Hostel Heike Bocas Del Toro, Panama - Bocas Town
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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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