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Bodhi Hostel & Lounge

Calle Principal

Description

We offer free breakfast, high speed internet WiFi, lockers, bikes for rent, communal equipped kitchen, bbq area, Shisha/Hookah (water pipe) lounge and bar with affordable beer.
El Valle is famous for its nature, spring like temperature, cozy atmosphere, trekking routes, “La India Dormida Mountain”, mud springs and Sunday Market.

Every bed in our place has a super comfortable semi-therapeutic mattress (the same ones used in hospitals), pillow, super cleand brand new cotton linen, towel, electric plug, individual lamps and curtains.

We are right in the middle of town, at its main street; therefore, most attractions are located within walking distance and reachable by bicycle. We are less than 5 minutes walking from the famous local marker, 10 minutes from the butterfly house and less than 20 minutes walking from the wildlife exhibition center called “El Nispero”.
Our mission is to provide you with the best experience possible, whether you need a local guide or directions to get to the main attractions, we will do everything in our hands to satisfy your needs.

Bodhi Hostel & Lounge Policies and Conditions:

Check in from 14:00.
Check out before 12:00.

Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash.

Taxes included.
Breakfast included.

No curfew.

Facilities

  • ATM
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils
  • Washing machine

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Reviews

Traveler Reviews

“Underwhelming”

Rating: 2 Reviewed on December 02, 2018

The hostel was under construction so we missed out on the garden and common spaces, which to be fair I'm sure would make it a more chill place to stay. However, in our room: the floor was dirty and...


“Legit awesome ”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on November 18, 2018

Bodhi came highly recommended from many friends in Santa Catalina and we made our way up here to El Valle. A pretty awesome place for sure. Currently they had some plumbing issues and the yoga area...


“Few quirks, but hits the mark where it's important”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on October 22, 2018

Overall a super nice hostel. Has all of the important stuff down, just a few things were a bit off or inconvenient, but definitely worth staying at. PROS: - Really nice bunks. - Comfy beds - Clean...



Directions

Bus from Panama City:

From the Main Bus Terminal in Albrook Mall, take the direct bus heading to El Valle de Anton (leaves every 20 minutes until 7pm, $4.50). Upon arrival, ask the driver to drop you off at MELO, we are right next door.

Bus from elsewhere:

Take any bus to San Carlos (most that runs on the Inter-American highway pass by there). Transfer to the bus for El Valle de Anton. Upon arrival, ask the driver to drop you off at MELO, we are right next door.

By Car:

From Panama City, drive west until you pass Coronado and San Carlos. 5 minutes later you will see on your right a red sign saying “Las Uvas”. Turn right there and in 40 minutes you will arrive in El Valle de Anton. Head along the main street until you get to MELO (big yellow sign with green). We are located right next door.

Policies

Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of no show, guests will be charged for the first night of reservation.

Bodhi Hostel & Lounge Policies and Conditions:

Check in from 14:00.
Check out before 12:00.

Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash.

Taxes included.
Breakfast included.

No curfew.