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    Gran Kahuna Beach Hostel

    Carenero Island | In Front of the Beach, Carenero Island 00420, Panama
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    Overview
    • Excellent34%
    • Very good29%
    • Average12%
    • Poor14%
    • Terrible11%
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    Free Internet
    Beachfront
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Tropical Suites Hotel
    538 reviews
    #1 of 13 hotels in Bocas Town
     
    Popa Paradise Beach Resort
    270 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Isla Popa
     
    Hotel Oasis
    193 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Carenero Island
     
    Bocas Ridge Hotel
    51 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Almirante
     
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    Reviewed 3 February 2016

    I was initially booked in for 2 nights and ended up staying for 10 nights. I would have stayed longer if there was availability! Despite being so far away from home, i've never felt more at home! The atmosphere is warm and welcoming. Rooms are...More

    Thank Lisaharris481
    Reviewed 27 January 2016

    This is a solid backpacker's hostel in many respects. The location is fine, right on a pleasant beach and easy to get to and get away from, and a 10 min. walk to Black Rock for another fine beach for surfing and a shallow reef...More

    1  Thank J J
    Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

    1. The dorms are tiny, they cram in 6 bunk beds, so there is no room for your things (unless you fit everything in the lockers). 2. They advertise A/C, this is loud and only works for the bunk in front of it. Everyone else...More

    3  Thank Ange0088
    Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

    We had really high expectations of Gran Kahuna because of everything we had read online but sadly it didn't live up to the hype. When we first arrived the hostel didn't have our booking which turned out to be a pretty common problem for other...More

    Thank Daisy D
    Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

    The girl on the reception is not friendly at all and doesn't know anything. The kitchen is dirty and doesn't have enough plates. The rooms are very small and the aircondition is not working and makes a horrible noise. Its not possible to sleep. I...More

    Thank Melanie W
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    538 reviews
    #1 of 13 hotels in Bocas Town
     
    Popa Paradise Beach Resort
    270 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Isla Popa
     
    Hotel Oasis
    193 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Carenero Island
     
    Bocas Ridge Hotel
    51 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Almirante
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$12 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Location
    • Panama >
    • Bocas del Toro Province >
    • Carenero Island
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    Traveller (69)
    Pool & Beach (7)
    Dining (5)
    Room & Suite (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (69)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Room Tips
    "A/C only works at night, bed bugs all over."
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    "We had a private room and went into a dorm. I'd go private but there's still bed bugs!"
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    "One day i will be BACK :)"
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    "come ready for the sand fleas"
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