Bambu Hostel

Calle Virgincita, San Mateo Abajo, David City, Panama 507


We welcome Backpackers and International Travelers from all corners of the world. Gregg Lapkin, seasoned traveler and hostel owner will personally greet you and make you feel at home. David is a travel crossroads ideally situated 45 minutes from the Costa Rican border town of Paso Canoas. Mixed Dorm with Fan $8Free BreakfastFree Coffee/TeaFree Cable TV/DVDDeluxe in ground Pool, deckRancho Bar and grillBeers and Cocktails $1Private doubles with A/C $25Free wireless wi-fi and computers on DSL linesFree Cable TV/DVD


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible



Traveler Reviews

“Quick Stop to Somewhere Else”

Rating: 3 Reviewed on February 17, 2018

We arrived after dinner, very casual hangout, owner should know this place could be AMAZING IF: repairs and cleaning as well as a bit of paint and a touch of decoration could be what will take this...

“Good hostel but with a few big flaws...”

Rating: 3 Reviewed on December 06, 2017

Wi-fi Works 60 % of the time in the kitchen area which is the best place to hang out. One of the employees showed me how to reset the wifi extender, which did the trick when the wifi didn't work...

“Best in David”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on November 20, 2017

Great little hostel in David! Location isn’t the best, but there’s a supermarket walking distance away and the hostel has a fully stocked kitchen! Rooms are comfy, clean and cool and staff are...


From Bus station: Taxi 1-2 dollars just say "calle virgincita frente bar polo' San Mateo Abajo From supermarket '99' on 'Sur F' walk towards Pan Am highway, go left at Santo Rosa Sugar factory, keep walking and go right at first small grocery small store take a right, 4th house on the left, on same is a small park with a small 'virgincita' statue.


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