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Luna's Castle Hostel

Calle 9 | Casco Viejo, Panama City 328, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Besides the beautiful hostel with all its benefits such as a comfy lounge, nice bar and spacious rooms I want to point out the very competent and helpful staff. I left my camera accidentally at the hostel when I was heading to the night bus to Almirante (Bocas). After a short panic call (when I recognized something was missing) I... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Great atmosphere, bar, social and freindly. Good kitchen, helpful staff and nice communal areas. Rooms are a let down though and very hot with just a fan but the rest of the place more than makes up for this.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I stayed here only one night and the entire duration was under 12 hours. But the overall experience was fine. I had made a reservation two weeks before arriving which I find helpful in any case. Check-in was easy, they had $1 beers and explained everything I needed to know. It's not a 5-start hostel or hotel so you just... More 

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Panama
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Our stay here was HORRIBLE. I made reservations a week in advance and when I arrived with my boyfriend to the hostel, there seemed to be problems with the reservation. We already had reservations to go on the 5:30AM trip to San Blas, which leaves from Luna's Castle. We thought that it was most convenient to just stay there. When... More 

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Enjoyed staying here. There was an underground bar that was busy on the weekend. My first ever hostel and I was impressed. We rented bicycles and saw the town. There were police nearby because the prime minister lived close. There was also a park near by for walking and many locals to meet. The fish place was close and it... More 

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SANTA FE
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is an interesting place to meet mostly young people; many that are well traveled, from around the world. It was very busy when we were there. The staff was very helpful and full of information, and they have a separate desk that facilitated our trip to the San Blas Islands. We had a private room, but it was not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Quirky old building in a good location of Panama city. Pancakes available at breakfast. Staff did not have much knowledge about the san blas islands so we were left worrying about where we were going, but actually all worked out fine.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

a little pricey but you do get a lot of space and i went there midweek and there was no noise to keep me from sleeping. i used all there rooms, kitchen, hangouts, movie theatre and it was really nice. if you don't care about all those extra features then hospedaje casa viejo is cheaper and is pretty close by.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We stayed in a private room with shared bathroom for 2 nights. It was great for the price - clean, private, central location, free breakfast, and fast wifi. As other reviews note, it is loud with music and people coming/going at all hours. With a set of ear plugs, it is a great place to stay.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Luna's attracts a certain kind of backpacker (and those that fail to plan ahead to stay at their preferred hostel nearby...) Actually I suppose it attracts 3 kinds; those that planned poorly (and are likely over 30), those that want to connect with other travellers and have a beer or six, and those that have been on the road too... More 

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