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  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 2 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
7.8
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Enjoy the island vibes with your friends, share stories and relax in our back garden while the sun goes down. In the morning, why not mellow out in a hammock or sit on our open terrace while sipping your coffee? However you like to spend your time here, our friendly staff will make sure you find a little bit of home and make fantastic memories on this tropical island.

Located in the heart of Isla Colon Town, Bocas del Toro, we offer dorm rooms with AC, fast and reliable Wi-Fi, a pancake, fruit and coffee breakfast, laundry service, daily room service, a fully equipped kitchen and nighttime security surveillance. Twin Fin Hostel is located on Ave. H North, between the 4th and the 5th street. Whether you are arriving by taxi boat or by airplane, you can reach the hostel within a 5 minute walk. If you are tired or carrying heavy backpacks, you can also take a taxi for around $1.

Our 10-bed dorm accommodates four wooden bunk beds. Every bed comes with a locker and its own power plug. Our 6-bed dorms accommodates three bunk beds.

Twin Fin Hostels Policies and Conditions

Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival.

Check in from 1:00.pm
Check out before 10:00 am

Payment upon arrival by cash.

Taxes are not included.
Breakfast included.

General.

Reception is open from 08:00 until 21:00. Should you arrive outside of these hours, please let us know.
No curfew. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.5

  • Security 8.5

  • Location 8.8

  • Staff 8.2

  • Atmosphere 7.3

  • Cleanliness 7.3

  • Facilities 6.8


Latest Reviews

  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    27 Nov 2019
    Chill vibe and great location, close to the main park and the beach also. Staff are very friendly, and the place is very clean. Kitchen is a bit cramped but fine
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    25 Apr 2019
    We had a lovely stay at Twin Fin and opted to return after a trip to another island. The staff are extremely welcoming and helpful and made us feel at home. Breakfast was good. The bathrooms were cleaned in the morning but quickly became very dirty which wasn’t ideal. The atmosphere was good and we met lovely people - not a party hostel which was what we wanted!
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    05 Dec 2019
    Cute hostel, but lacking a bit of atmosphere. Good if you are looking to just chill out, decent location - far out enough to avoid all of the noise from Bocas town but not super far
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    29 Aug 2019
    Relaxed beach hut style place with everything you need. Needs a renovation to the shower area but the new owner is committed to an extensive renovation and I would happily go back to see the changes if I’m ever in bocas again.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    06 Apr 2019
    Good hostel in Bocas. the shower area wasn't great and the lockers were super small and only just got my valuables.
    Australia, Couple, 31-40
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    26 Nov 2019
    Room was very basic and small. Window opened up to the main street and even while it was closed had lot of external noise. There is one small wooden plank with limited space to keep things. No knob or door holder for bathroom, so while you can keep it locked from inside, no facility to keep it closed or locked from outside. Staff were good and friendly. They organise tours / shuttle options. It's close to the park where one can take a bus or the port is just 5 minutes by walk.
    India, Male, 31-40
  • 6.9

    Good

    26 Oct 2019
    Only a short walk to the mainstreet, so the location is good. Breakfast with pancakes, fruit&coffee was also nice. Showers and bathrooms were clean. The hostel is painted nicely, the chillout-area in front&hammocks were nice but the rest of the groundfloor was full of stuff lying around, which creates a messy garage feeling. Rooms don’t have a lot of space for luggage but are clean. Kitchen it is not well equipped at all,eg.only a few glasses&plates. Staff very friendly, beer only 1$.
    Germany, Couple, 31-40
  • 6.9

    Good

    18 Apr 2019
    Not great, not bad. I had higher hopes based on the reviews. The kitchen & giant picnic table upstairs were the highlights. The bar was closed the second day for a holiday. It would have been nice if staff let us know ahead of time so all their guests could have planned ahead - we’re not from Panama. We left earlier than the included breakfast started for the border and were told we’d be shown what to do to make it ourselves but then the girl just left for the night. Not helpful. Not memorable.
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 4.3

    Rating

    31 Oct 2019
    I had a terrible experience with the owner and the manager of the hostel - they sold me a room that had paper thin walls and a wooden shutters instead of a window. It wasn't safe and liveable. I was the first person to stay in that room after it was added at the reception part of the hostel, and it definitely didn't feel safe or liveable. I was not given even a partial refund, and was treated in a very dismissive and rude way by the owner, who conveniently lives in Argentina. AVOID.
    Poland, Female, 31-40
  • 3.7

    Rating

    30 Dec 2019
    $30 a night dorms but no running water during our 3 day stay. This is a known issue during peak season, but other hostels had water - as we know from having to sneak into them to shower. This one simply didn't care. There was no warning on the website or on arrival. We couldn't wash our hands or flush the toilets, creating a health hazard as human excrement built up. Staff were friendly, but negligent management refused to give us a discount. Rooms are cramped and tiny with concrete floors.
    England, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


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