The variety of lodging in Bocas del Toro is very extensive. You can find a room for a few balboas a night as well as hotels for all tastes and budgets. The balboa is the local currency and is on par with the US dollar. The city has an extensive hotel network, so you won't have problems when choosing where to stay in Bocas del Toro. There are hotels both in the center of the city and on the islands, as well as international hotels and those near the coast where you can enjoy the sea breeze. It's also not true that the city isn't made for backpackers. In fact it's quite the opposite, the city offers a more than reasonable mid range of hotels, and there's always some options for affordable Bocas del Toro hotels. For those seeking places to stay in Bocas del Toro on a budget, there are affordable, well kept hostels and guesthouses that are well located. If you're traveling with your group of friends, check out the hostels in the city and share a room with the people in your group. There are also very cheap hotels in Bocas del Toro whose prices are similar to hostels because they're a little older. Keep in mind that many of the economic Bocas del Toro lodging includes half board or full board in the price, so you don't have to worry about looking for a restaurant. If you're looking for cheap Bocas del Toro accommodations, you can look for offer on Minube and compare prices to get your stay at the best price possible. Search engines and websites, like Booking, will help you find the best Bocas del Toro hotel deals.