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8-18 Calle Boquete & Calle 8va, 111 | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel was fantastically located right in the middle of Casco Viejo, and it was in a really nice building. We arrived late at night (they had a 24 hour reception) and had some trouble checking in (something about our payment not being marked down), but it was all sorted out in the morning. It was a nice hostel with... More

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Cockburn Town, null, Turks and Caicos Islands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to live in Panama and this place is a gem! Great location, clean, friendly and priced right! Don't hesitate, even expensive places here tend to have problems but the owners do an amazing job and will make your stay perfect!

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend in the Peace Corps recommended this place during our stay in Panama City. The hotel was in a perfect location in the old town with tons of stuff to do around it. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful with us trying to find our way around and recommended a few places for us to go. The room... More

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Starkville, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came into the Magnolia Inn sunburned and exhausted from traveling, and we were so grateful when they had room for us! It was exactly what we were looking for. The rooms were clean, quiet, and well decorated. The building teemed with personality, and it was evident that the owners invested a lot of time and love in the place.... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was nice, the hostal is lovely and is located in the heart of Casco Viejo. I really enjoyed Panama City and the guy in reception helped me to arrange the trip to my next destination. Really nice people, specially Rachel from reception.

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Riverside
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose room 2A based on our phone conversation with the proprietor about noise. This was a quiet, middle-of-the-inn room for three with a private bath. The Saturday night locals partying in the street outside did not disturb us. We could only hear them from the bathroom, which is not air conditioned and has an open window. Clean and comfortable,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A an excellent place to stay, rooms were lovely and staff were very helpful and pleasant! Great location in the heart of things, plus we had a nice view from the shared balcony at the front of our room. I would stay there again!

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Bogota, Colombia
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked Magnolia Inn not knowing what to expect but was truly delighted. Magnolia Inn is both a hostel and hotel and I was able to stay in both the dorms and the private rooms. The hostel is affordably priced, has A/C, lockers for each bed and is in a great location. The hotel room was pure luxury after staying in... More

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14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed in a private room on the top floor. Large, clean room with plenty of counter/desk space and a coffee maker. Large bathroom. The king bed was uncomfortable, like a stack of cardboard. The party revelers went well into the wee hours of the morning; loud music, whistlers, drumbeats, laughter and squealing (after all, it was Thursday). It got... More

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Dortmund, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

It's a very clean place with helpfull people and nice rooms. A lot of places say that they have warm water in the shower but it's not very true most of the time. Magnolia Inn has real warm water which was a relief after three month of cold showering. Everything in this hostel is very modern. The complete opposite of... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Magnolia Inn is located in the heart of Casco Viejo, Panama City's historic neighborhood. This charming hotel offers comfortable and spacious deluxe private rooms. The restored French colonial mansion is full of historic character, as well as modern conveniences such as A/C, orthopedic beds, free Wi-Fi Internet, mini-frig and safe deposit boxes. Magnolia Inn also offers stylish social areas to relax and meet fellow guests. A fully equipped kitchen and sunbathed dinning room is available for all guest to use and coffee and tea is offered free all day. There is also a floor with 5 luxury hostel / dorm rooms with comfortable beds and A/C. Within a couple blocks from the hotel you can enjoy Casco Viejo's attractions such as the Presidential Palace, Metropolitan Cathedral, the Canal Museum, National Theater, Las Bovedas, and many others. Casco Viejo also is home to art galleries, great restaurants, and some of the city's best bars. Private car service is available for a fee, you are greeted inside Tocumen (PTY) international airport with a sign. The English speaking driver helps you with your bags and brings you to the front desk of the Magnolia Inn. ... more   less 
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