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8-18 Calle Boquete & Calle 8va, 111 | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wash
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Good: We arrived to Panama late and the hotel had a taxi waiting for us at the airport (we paid for it but it was still a nice and convenient touch). Once we arrived, the very nice guy at the check in desk was extremely helpful and personable (he's from the Netherlands but I forget his name). Our room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great overall experience at Magnolia Inn. I was in and out a number of times due to trips, friends, and just not planning well. The staff was able to accommodate me and my last minute requests and changes very quickly and effectively. Joeri/Reggie and Cherie (staff/owners respectively) were very helpful on all accounts from asking for a... More

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Riga, Latvia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was nice, with a good kitchen, loung area. The dorms had aircon and were clean BUT we ended up on the couch at 2 AM after being badly bitten by bed bugs. Magnolia Inn was not one of the cheapest options for budget travellers, so we did expect a certain level of ...service. But when we came out... More

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MagnoliaInnPanama, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

We are terrible sorry you had a bad experiences at our hotel. The cleanest, nicest hotels around the world has experienced this problem. These bugs are hitch hackers and attach themselves to whatever bag they find. Prevention and dealing with Bedbugs is a hotels responsibility so we take these comments seriously. We routinely check the rooms but now we have... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice little hostel in Casco. Great location and very clean. Nice kitchen for use and coffee in the morning. It was loud due to some neighbors, but with the personal fans that they give you, the noise was surprisingly drowned out.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Magnolia Inn for one night in August 2014. It's a combination hostel and hotel with the hotel type rooms on the upper floor. I stayed in room 3C which I imagine to have the best view of Casco Viejo. The windows faces three different directions affording sweeping views of the impressive Panama City skyline, the historic... More

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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed with a group of travelers from Italy in August 2014. The location is good since it is right in the heart of the "Casco Viejo" of Panama City, the old town. They are remodeling this part of the city and some of the buildings are quite nice. However, there are also many bad areas with dilapidated houses. One... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dorm beds are comfortable I managed to have a good nights sleep! It's set in an old mansion so I has most of its original features! Very pretty and the staff are friendly and helpful! They can also help you book various different excursions in and around Panama City!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All of the positive reviews here are spot on about the place itself, hence the three stars. but it's incredible no one has said anything about the thumping roof top lounge next door. Thurs Friday and Saturday...(maybe more, but we haven't made it there yet) there is loud house music, clearly audible from the penthouse rooms, until 330 am. Not... More

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MagnoliaInnPanama, Owner at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

I am terribly sorry to hear about this issue....although we were not allowed to address the issue before the complaint. This was written by the guest Sunday morning after staying three nights without complaining to the desk until Sunday noon after he posted this review. These guests are still staying at the Inn. I love the idea of social media... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is the city to visit. Panama is happening full of life, booming with investment, people from everywhere, sashimi, hip eats, bars and fabulous people. This is the miami you read about years ago as a kid, the city has life, people, poverty and potential. It's a gritty real city. Can't wait to come back, would love to move here,... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We found Magnolia Inn on TripAdvisor and they were running a special on their penthouses rooms, so we decided to give them a try. It was the best choice we made for lodging in Panama. The hotel is a hostel that has private rooms on the top floor with private bathrooms. These rooms are very comfortable and have a small... More

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Address: 8-18 Calle Boquete & Calle 8va, 111 | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
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Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
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