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Magnolia Inn

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8-18 Calle Boquete & Calle 8va, 111 | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect, safe location in historic Casco Viejo. Comfy 6 bed dorm with excellent AC. Lots of bathrooms with good showers - they and everything else is spotless. Well-equiped kitchen. The handsome "living rooms" are beautifully appointed - even the 12-bed dorm used to be the Ballroom! A TV with lots of channels. No AC there,but loads of powerful fans. But... More 

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Thank stephen j
Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hi Stephen, We are extremely pleased to hear you had such a great stay with us at Magnolia Inn. You are welcome back at Magnolia Inn anytime! Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden More 

Oslo, Norway
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

... that was the first I said right after checking in to the nicest receptionist at front desk. And I was right. I have had a perfect stay. The staff is pleasant, friendly, polite and helpful. The balcony is epic! You are in the very centre of Casco Viejo, but in safe distance from a street & night life noise.... More 

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1 Thank CallmeKarlie
Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Dear Karlie, Thanks for you lovely comments. We have adjusted the temperature in the dorms, and if you are still a little on the chilly side, we always have free blankets available at our front desk. We don't want anyone to turn into a pinguin ;-) Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden. More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room was wonderful, very clean and comfortable. The staff is very welcoming and helpful. Front desk is staffed 24/7, multilingual and always happy to assist. They gave great restaurant recommendations. When I return to Panama City Magnolia Inn is where I will stay.

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Thank Jayne S
Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jayne, Thank your for taking the time to review Magnolia Inn. Wonderful to hear you had such a great time staying at our place and we look forward to host you in the future! Kind regards Joeri van der Linden. More 

Fair Oaks, California
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just finished a kiteboarding trip to the San Blas Islands. Panama Kitesurfing Cruises recommended the Magnolia Inn as a great place to stay and they were correct. The hotel has been completely renovated while keeping the quaint, original exterior and interior look and feel. It is a combination hostel and single room hotel. We booked a room (2C) before... More 

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4 Thank Clay T
Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hi Clay, Thank you so much for your kind words. We are delighted to hear you had such an amazing vacation in Panama, and that we could be a part of it. Fernando's food recommendations are always spot on and I just tried the piña colado Popsicle, heavenly! We are looking forward to seeing you next year at Magnolia Inn... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The kichen is well equipped, the rooms and the shared toilet are very clean. We loved staying there espacially because of the nice english-speaking staff. If I'll come back to panama it's definitely the place I'll go to.

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1 Thank רוני ח
Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Dear רוני ח, We are glad you had such a wonderful stay with us at Magnolia Inn. I will pass on your compliments to all our staff and we hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden. More 

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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for two nights as I ended my trip through Central America, and it was probably the best hostel I have stayed at in my travels. It is centrally located in Casco Viejo and just a two minute walk in any direction to the plazas. The bunks each have power outlets (which is a convenience not offered by... More 

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Buffalo, NY
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed three nights in the hotel side of Magnolia. The room was very comfortable, great bed, great shower, great air conditioning, great internet, and great staff in a perfect location in old town Panama. The common rooms a kitchen, eating area, sitting area with sofas and two balconies were also a great addition to the experience. I'm feeling like... More 

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Thank sunnydayz007
Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hello sunnydayz007, Thank you so much for your compliments. We are grateful to have had you as our guest in Magnolia Inn and we hope to welcome you back soon. Our door is always open! Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden More 

Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in room 3c over Christmas and had a great time. The room was clean, large and comfortable. The location was great and the staff were helpful and warm. The view was good, but next time I want to stay in 3a, which seems to have an awesome view. The music from nearby bars was a little thumping through... More 

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Thank Ben C
Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hello Ben, Thank you for taking a moment to write a review about our hotel. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we will make sure you will have room 3A the next time you are in Panama City. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden. More 

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We stayed here one night in transit, arriving at about 11pm and leaving again at 8:30am. We stayed in a private room and it was perfect for what we needed. The staff were great and very helpful with the details leading up to our stay. The only thing that wasn't perfect was the street noise--but it likely did not help... More 

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1 Thank Jennifer R
Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. It is great to hear our place matched your needs and you had a great time here in Panama City. I will let Aidan know that you were very satisfied with his service as well. We are aware of the street noise, casco viejo is a very... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

The hotel is located in the old quarter of the city. The location is convenient and close to the main attractions of the city. The staff was helpful and kind 24/7, willing to advice on trips and any needed information. They gave us recommendations on different services including taxi services, bookings etc., which were cheap and efficient. The staff recognized... More 

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Thank HanaAvni
Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hello Hana, We are delighted to hear you had such a great stay with us. We are always doing our best to enhance our guests vacation as much as we can and I am glad we succeeded. We hope to welcome you back to Casco Viejo and Magnolia Inn soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden More 

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