Bambuda Castle

Top choice hostel in Boquete
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Once upon a time, a Dutchman built this castle to pay homage to his beloved. Now it's a surreal fun center with an indoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi, on-site bar and gardens overlooking the hills. There's three dorm rooms, but the most sought-after lodgings are fiberglass hobbit holes out back, though budding Rapunzels could opt for the two-story tower.

The owners, Tom and Dan, are two Canadians from Alberta who aim to please. It's a US$3 taxi ride from the center.

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Quick description

Bambuda Castle is a hostel located in Boquete, a small town in Panamas coffee region. The property features a bar, swimming pool and a hot tub. The hostel has both dorms and private rooms that all include linen and safety boxes. The private rooms have both a private entrance and a private bathroom. There is a terrace that overlooks the Volcan Baru, the highest mountain in Panama. At Bambuda Castle you can book all of your tours and transportation. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings. Boquete has some of the worlds best coffee plantation and is the perfect place for all outdoor activities including hiking, zip lining and river rafting.

Important information

The shuttle will leave from the Castle between 9:45a-10am and 5:00p-5:15p. The shuttle will leave from The Perfect Pair Coffee Shop, heading to the Castle between 10a-10:15a and 5:15p-5:30p. Perfect Pair is only a few blocks from the main town square.


  • Snack bar
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Shared kitchen
  • Parking
  • On-site parking
  • Library
  • Designated smoking area
  • Wifi
  • Lockers
  • Free parking
  • Terrace
  • Cctv outside property
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Adult only
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • Tour desk
  • Mini-market on site
  • Walking tours
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Garden
  • Hiking
  • Internet services
  • Smoke alarms


  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry
  • Concierge service

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • Private parking


  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety deposit box


  • Free WiFi available