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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

“Great Prices, Very Comfortable, Very Friendly Staff”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on November 18, 2018

I've stayed here a few times and I always make new friends when I visit. The bar, customer service and swimming pool make Bambu a comfortable place to relax. Definitely the place to stay in David...

“Great place to stace when in David, Panama”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on October 31, 2018

This is a great place to stace when in David, Panama. It has a relaxing pool and a outdoor breakfast area. There is an active bar with a TV to enjoy in the evenings. In addition there is a huge...

“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...


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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