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Hostal Amador Familiar

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Calle Akee - Casa 1519 | Balboa, Panama City, Panama
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Gatineau, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

For 40 something $ a night for a room with 2 beds, AC, hot water and wifi, plus a modest breakfast, you cannot ask for the luxury of a Hilton! What I liked about the Amador Hostal is the house for one, an old house from the time of the Americans and the canal, and the neighborhood which has several... More 

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Perth, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Stayed here a few days ago. Location is good for Casca Viejo, the causeway and MIraflores. Rooms are okay, but our light didn't work and tv very old and almost inaudible. Self serve Breakfast which is included is so bad, it pretty much consists of very cheap bread and boring cereal with some old looking jam in the fridge. For... More 

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San Jose, California
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90 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

We (couple 41 & 50) stayed at Hostal Amador Familiar in March 2014 for total of four nights. We paid $38 a night for a room with bathroom, 24 hour air-conditioning, ceiling fan and cable TV. The first room was very small and basic with one double bed. The bathroom was small, too. The seco d room was bigger with... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We were recommended to stay here by another hostel that turned us down because we have two young children. We were originally in another hostel (Mamallena) that was just not right for us at all, way too crowded! The pros: AC in every room; TV with cable in every room; wifi speed is decent and reaches from the rooms to... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Fun to stay in an old canal house. Safe location. Not the best directions. Driver had no idea where it was from the bus terminal. Good thing I had a guide book. Best part was a shop around the corner past the pizza place with an awesome selection of Panama textiles at good prices. Stocked up before my trip back... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

they have A/C which is great in july, friendly staff, nice rooms, cute common area, close to the causeway. there is breakfast, they store your luggage if necessary, and there are a few shops right around the corner

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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129 reviews 129 reviews
18 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for one night and found it friendly, safe and convenient. We had booked a private room and were pleased with the furnishings and the bathroom. Best shower we've had in PA so far! The only complaint was that our AC knocked out and we had to open windows during the night, which was quite... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Amador Familiar on two different occasions while visiting Panama City. Both times at the Amador Familiar we booked a private room with air conditioning, private bath and comfortable bed. This hostel is in a safe residential neighborhood and the staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Initially, we thought the location was a little... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

We stayed at this hostal on and off over the course of 2 weeks while we explored Panama with my parents. Both my husband and I and my parents stayed here and were very happy with the location, the staff, the rooms and the cooking facility. A note on the location-it is really great if you prefer to be outside... More 

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toronto
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2011

overall: mediocre - only consider if you have a car and just need a place to crash. horrible service (needs new mgmt). cheap $35 for a double with a/c, parking, and breakfast. cons -if you don't have a car, there is no point staying here. you are just about as far as you can be from the city and taxis... More 

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Address: Calle Akee - Casa 1519 | Balboa, Panama City, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Also Known As:
Hostal Amador Familiar Panama/Panama City

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