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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

“Beautiful cosy hostel in David”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on August 09, 2018

Bambu Hostel is a very beautiful little place where you can spend the whole day with new people from around the world, cook in an outside kitchen and cool yourself in the pool. Rooms and baths are...

“Visited David Panama Again”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on July 10, 2018

Really nice atmosphere, friendly people , clean & inexpensive, hot water , cold air @ great out door kitchen!! Loved it !! Grocery store 2 blocks , sea food across the street. Restaurants a few...

“Atmosphere so good I couldn't leave!”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 13, 2018

I stayed in private room number one because off the street so no barking dog noise. Excellent room and a well stocked kitchen and a CLEAN swimming pool. The staff is fluent in English, Spanish and...


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.


24 hours cancellation.

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