Bambu Hostel is your best option in David, Panama and has the best atmosphere and facilities. Bambu staff are experienced travelers, friendly and helpful.

There are 4 different sleeping options, good free WIFI covering the entire property, a large outdoor fully equipped kitchen and free coffee in the morning.


The huge garden is tranquil, an urban oasis, with a crystal clear swimming pool and tiki bar with $1 beers, and is surounded by lush tropical plants and flowers and fruit trees that guests are invited to graze. Bambu has the 'jungle vibe in the city', complete with wild animals and exotic birds and plenty of hammocks. Check out our resident wild and friendly coati on instagram. 


Also the location is ideal,  a 5 minute walk to 24 hour supermarkets, ATM, shopping, good cheap restaurants, and the best seafood shack in Panama is directly in front of the hostel. Not to mention professional baseball, Salsa Dancing and within an30-60 minutes, hot-springs, mountain village of Boquete, and big wave beaches. 

Buses depart in front of Bambu to the Costa Rican border, so you dont need to go back to the bus terminal.
The private rooms are comfortable with good AC, orthopedic mattresses, cable TV, hot water showers and plenty of WIFI. 



Welcome to Bambu Hostel-

Catch the bus to the Border with Costa Rica a block from the hostel, no need to go the bus terminal!

This is the official Bambu Mascot a Coati, she still has no name, she loves fruit and eggs, and has many friends and admirers here.


If you are heading to Costa Rica, Boquete, Panama City or Bocas Del Toro, you will need to pass through David.  With our famous tree house dorm for backpackers, and comfortable private rooms complete with AC/cable, hot showers and orthopedic mattresses,  and other features including an outdoor kitchen with ten burners, fridge and large picnic table, pool side bar with dollar beers, and wifi throughout the property.

When you are done following all the other tourists to Boquete and Bocas, come spend some time in David. This is real Panama, a great place to practice and improve your Spanish. And close by, raft in rivers, swim in a spectacular canyon, nearby beaches, mountain towns and even the border of Costa Rica is less than an hour away. So throw away your guide books and experience real latin culture at Bambu Hostel, David Panama.

Best outdoor fully stocked kitchen with 10 burners and fridge!
AC dorm alternative to Jungle House Dorm $14 a night with own WC

Bambu Hostel

Calle De La Virgencita

San Mateo Abajo,

David, Panama

phone: (507) 730-2961

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