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The Purple House International Backpackers' Hostel Reviews

Avenida Sexta Oesta y Calle C Sur, atras de la Camara de Comercio, David City, Panama

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65 Total Reviews
  • 72%Value For Money
  • 96%Security
  • 64%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 64%Atmosphere
  • 68%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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good option. about 20 minutes walk from the bus station. clean, good information.


Stayed stayed here many times..great hostel


Well i cant say that a cosy feeling came up when we arrived to purple hostel... It appears a bit dirty and messed up. It was the most expensive hostel on this trip and the worst :/ at least the staff is really friendly and breakfast (sweeeeeet porridge) is included. Would be okay for less money

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These guests showed up 7 hours after their requested check-in time, so they lost their original dorm reservation. They took the only room that we had available which was our most expensive private room, and they weren't happy that they had to pay the difference It was a perfectly clean room as always. We assume their negative comments are due to hard feelings since they had to pay more. Purple House is one of the best values in Panama and we are clean! Special low walk in prices too!

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