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 breakfast of mixed fruit salad, buttery croissants, and local coffee.
The huge garden is awesome, with a crystal clear swimming pool and tiki bar with $1 beers, and is surounded by lush tropical plants and flowers. Bambu has the 'jungle vibe in the city', compleate with wild animals and exotic birds and plenty of hamocks. Check out our resident wild and friendly coati on instagram.
The hostel is 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.
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.