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Overview of El Jaguar

El Jaguar

2.0 star property
Isla Bastimentos beachfront hostal with bar/lounge

8.0/10 Very good

31 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bar
The price is £20
Price available on 9/10/2022
Sector Central, calle 100mts del parque, Isla Bastimentos, Bocas del Toro
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping once per stay
  • On the beach
  • Bar/lounge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Kayaking
Feel at home
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Housekeeping - once per stay
  • Free toiletries

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Bocas del Toro (BOC-Bocas del Toro Intl.) - 1 min drive


  • Firefly - 8 min walk
  • Coco Hill - 8 min walk

About this property

El Jaguar

Hostal on the waterfront
At El Jaguar, you can look forward to a terrace, a garden and a bar. With amenities such as a beachfront location and kayaking, this hostal is the perfect place to soak up the sun. Guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • Tour/ticket information and luggage storage
  • Guest reviews speak well of the helpful staff
Room features
All guest rooms at El Jaguar offer amenities, such as complimentary wireless Internet access.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Communal kitchens and limited housekeeping


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 12 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 1 PM until 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Kayaking


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage


  • Built in 2001
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • Housekeeping (once per stay)

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site facilities.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

There is no hot water on site.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts cash.

Also known as

El Jaguar Hostel Isla Bastimentos
El Jaguar Hostel
El Jaguar Isla Bastimentos
El Jaguar Hostal Isla Bastimentos
El Jaguar Hostal
El Jaguar Isla Bastimentos
El Jaguar Hostal Isla Bastimentos

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at El Jaguar?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
How much does it cost to stay at El Jaguar?
As of 7 Oct 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at El Jaguar on 9 Oct 2022 start from £20, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Are pets allowed at El Jaguar?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at El Jaguar?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at El Jaguar.
What are the check-in and check-out times at El Jaguar?
You can check in from 1 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at El Jaguar and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as kayaking. El Jaguar also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near El Jaguar?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Firefly (8-min walk), Coco Hill (8-min walk) and Ciao Pizza (2.3 mi).
What's the area around El Jaguar like?
El Jaguar is located on the waterfront, a short 1-minute walk from La Gruta Cave.

Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



8/10 Very good

La ubicación era muy buena, la cocina estaba bien equipada y el personal amable. Podrían limpiar un poco la entrada trasera que daba mucha pena y muy mala imagen.
2-night trip with friends
Verified Ebookers guest review

2/10 Poor

s, 3-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

2/10 Poor

Just appalling and very very overpriced
Broken hanger -
Dismal and depressing. "Comfort room"
Simone, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Super chill
Really great vibe and very chill. Can't beat $1.50 beers and $1 happy hour special. Beers are on the "honor system" because as three part says when you arrive, "you are family now."
Matthew, 2-night romance trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Loved the staff and convenient to colon. Simple and clean.
2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Clean, comfortable and friendly
Friendly place, great service, comfortable room. Would stay here again.
David, 2-night romance trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

1-night trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

8/10 Very good

Good for a quick stay
OK for the one night I needed. Owner was very helpful and friendly. Nice deck with plenty of hammocks. Conveniently located next to the water taxi station for access to the other islands. Soap in room but no towel ,but provided upon request.
1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

On the water
This accommodation is not on the beach it is on the water. It's basic. Good if you want to do water sports.
3-night trip
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