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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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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

Luna’s castle is a very well operated gig. It’s a hub for all sorts of travelers which gives this place a unique atmosphere and charm. As it was my first time traveling “on the cheap” and it was my only 2nd time staying at a hostel (the first one was just around the block a week before) I had a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

My fiance and I were looking for a fun place to stay for our first night in Panama, and we definitely found it - Luna's was so much fun.

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Denver, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

I recently had a seriously awesome time at Luna's Castle in the Casco Viejo district of Panama City. Luna's is also a seriously social place, I was actually traveling alone but I made friends from France, Uruguy, Colunbia, Italy, Germany, Israel, & Canada during my stay. Opportunities for adventure & partying abound. Luna's has an open air courtyard bar(with 50... More 

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Catania, Italy
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

a great place to stay. i had my credit cards and cash stolen just before i got there and they let me use their phone for an hour sorting out my stuff, and pay when i had gotten my money! ok breakfast, fun bar, and even a good [quality controlled] book exchange!

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honduras
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

This is definitely a party hostel and would be a great place to stay with a group of friends. But if you're looking for a quiet, comfortable hostel this is not the one. Panama City is very hot and humid and it's worth the extra couple bucks to splurge for the A/C dormitory. It's very tough to get in touch... More 

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Salida, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Upon arriving here we were asked to wait by one of the staff while she checked in a group of eight people behind us. Another staff checked us into the wrong room; a windowless concrete slab with an unmade bunk bed. We got checked into the right room, changed and went to a late dinner. When we got home the... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

We enjoyed Luna's so much that we stayed again on our return trip. A fantastic starting point for Panama travel, with heaps of information that only the locals know! Tap into great, cheap tours, travel, and trips to San Blas. Wherever you're going, someone else is bound to be, and will probably know a cheaper and quicker way to do... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

This hostel is HUGE! We were taken aback at first at the size of it, but were happy with the nice big bar (met some cool people), the huge cinema room and the good book exchange. The only thing I'd say is don't expect a private room, even if you book one (we were in the dorm the whole time... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Yeah good location in Casco Viejo with beautiful views from the balcony of the city. We had a 3 person private room except it wasn't. It had two beds so 2 had to share then we moved to another room after visiting San Blas (they orgnaised that trip for us and that was very good) and then it was only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

This is a review for Nirvana Charters' Captain Bryan Blaze and his kite/surf sail tours around Panama and Colombia. The ratings above apply to Luna's Castle but I would give Nirvana Charters: Overall 5 stars Cleanliness 4 (but clean is boring) Location 5 (knows secret spots) Rooms 4 (bunks and beds on a boat) Service 4 (leave your ego at... More 

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